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Review: Deaf Austin Theatre’s <i>Tiny Beautiful Things</i>
Deaf Austin Theatre’s Tiny Beautiful Things
Fostering connection through Cheryl Strayed’s advice columns

Cat McCarrey, May 23, 2024

Theatre Review: Bottle Alley Theatre Company’s <i>Aurora</i>
Theatre Review: Bottle Alley Theatre Company’s Aurora
This alien exploration works as a play and an encapsulation of what makes Austin special

Cat McCarrey, May 16, 2024

Arts Review: Austin Opera’s <i>Carmen</i>
Arts Review: Austin Opera’s Carmen
Love and death mingle in a classic, crowd-pleasing opera

Cat McCarrey, May 9, 2024

Art Review: “Creating Encuentros: Changarrito 2012-2024” at Mexic-Arte
Art Review: “Creating Encuentros: Changarrito 2012-2024” at Mexic-Arte
New exhibit offers a comprehensive look at the Changarrito art residency program

Meher Qazilbash, May 2, 2024

Theatre Review: <i>The Black Feminist Guide to the Human Body</i>
Theatre Review: The Black Feminist Guide to the Human Body
Lisa B. Thompson creates a community space with “choreopoem”

Cat McCarrey, April 25, 2024

Book Review: <i>Truckload of Art: The Life and Work of Terry Allen</i>
Book Review: Truckload of Art: The Life and Work of Terry Allen
New authorized biography vividly exhumes the artist’s West Texas world

Doug Freeman, April 18, 2024

Theatre Review: The Baron’s Men Presents <i>Romeo and Juliet</i>
Theatre Review: The Baron’s Men Presents Romeo and Juliet
The Curtain Theatre’s BYOB outdoor production is a magical night out

Cat McCarrey, April 18, 2024

Theatre Review: <i>Born With Teeth</i>
Theatre Review: Born With Teeth
Marlowe’s mad and Shakespeare’s sad in Austin Playhouse production

Cat McCarrey, April 11, 2024

Review: Stephen Mills’ <b><i>POE / A Tale of Madness</i></b> Is Pitch Perfect
Stephen Mills’ POE / A Tale of Madness Is Pitch Perfect
Ballet Austin brings the master of the macabre to life (before killing him again)

Cat McCarrey, March 28, 2024

Visual Arts Review: Malou Flato: “Greatest Hits”
Visual Arts Review: Malou Flato: “Greatest Hits”
Texas nature artist presents a garden of vegetal delights at Davis Gallery

Wayne Alan Brenner, March 7, 2024

Visual Arts Review: “Two Births and the Afterlife”
Visual Arts Review: “Two Births and the Afterlife”
Aimée M. Everett’s current exhibition at Carver Museum offers a refreshing switch on an all-too-familiar narrative of motherhood

Meher Qazilbash, Feb. 29, 2024

Book Review: <i>Edendale</i> by Michael Ventura
Book Review: Edendale by Michael Ventura
Former “Letters at 3am” columnist celebrates the early days of Hollywood in new novel

Jay Trachtenberg, Feb. 29, 2024

Review: City Theatre Tackles a Nineties Relic
City Theatre Tackles a Nineties Relic
Solid performances can’t save The Twilight of the Golds from its datedness

Cat McCarrey, Feb. 15, 2024

Review: Juan Luís Jardí’s “Tiempo Sostenido” Clocks in With Eerie Power
Juan Luís Jardí’s “Tiempo Sostenido” Clocks in With Eerie Power
The Barcelona-based artist is doing time at Wally Workman Gallery

Wayne Alan Brenner, Feb. 15, 2024

Review: Donya Stockton’s “Endless” Weaves the Shape of Things to Come
Donya Stockton’s “Endless” Weaves the Shape of Things to Come
Solo show at Northern-Southern runs through Feb. 18

Wayne Alan Brenner, Feb. 8, 2024

Review: <i>Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812</i> Scales Down Tolstoy’s Masterwork
Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 Scales Down Tolstoy’s Masterwork
War and Peace goes pop in new Zach Theatre production

Richard Whittaker, Feb. 8, 2024

Myth and Culture Mingle in Annalise Gratovich's Complex Prints
Myth and Culture Mingle in Annalise Gratovich’s Complex Prints
Review: “Carrying Things From Home” at Flatbed Press

Cat McCarrey, Jan. 25, 2024

The Three Kings of “No Kings But Us”
The Three Kings of “No Kings But Us”
Austin DIY icon Tim Kerr and Houston legends Robert Hodge and Russel Gonzalez on their new Big Medium show

Haris Qureshi, Jan. 18, 2024

Review: “Holiday Show: Favorite Pieces”
"Holiday Show: Favorite Pieces"
Internationally flavored group show at Unchained.Art makes the artists the curators

Meher Qazilbash, Dec. 21, 2023

<i>Young Claus</i>
Young Claus
Charming tale of Santa before he was so jolly and round

Katherine McNevins, Dec. 21, 2023

Review: Austin Playhouse’s <i>Murder on the Links</i>
Austin Playhouse’s Murder on the Links
Agatha Christie’s 1923 mystery gets a surprising remake as a farce

Jasmine Lane, Dec. 14, 2023

Review: Alchemy Theatre’s <i>A Christmas Memory</i>
Alchemy Theatre’s A Christmas Memory
Truman Capote's childhood reminiscences are a poignant present

Jasmine Lane, Dec. 12, 2023

Review: Ground Floor Theatre’s <i>Jack & Aiden</i>
Ground Floor Theatre’s Jack & Aiden
Queer musical gets to the intimate, sexy heart of a relationship

James Scott, Dec. 12, 2023

Review: Broadway in Austin’s <i>My Fair Lady</i>
Broadway in Austin’s My Fair Lady
Still bright, brassy, and enchanting, this production of the sharp-tongued classic musical still needs to fix its modern ending

Richard Whittaker, Dec. 7, 2023

Review: “The Dog Show”
“The Dog Show”
Hiromi Stringer curates a fictitious, dog-obsessed museum in her current solo show

Meher Qazilbash, Dec. 7, 2023

Review: “Eye Moon Cocoon”
“Eye Moon Cocoon”
VLM's installation emphasizes environmental power of small gestures

Meher Qazilbash, Nov. 27, 2023

Review: “The Other Thing Is”
“The Other Thing Is”
Malcolm Bucknall's sentimental, humorous, chimeric portraits

Meher Qazilbash, Nov. 24, 2023

Review: Zach Theatre’s <i>A Christmas Carol</i>
Zach Theatre’s A Christmas Carol
Boisterous but shallow jukebox musical of Dickens’ classic misses opportunities

Jasmine Lane, Nov. 22, 2023

<i>Unheard Witness</i>
Unheard Witness
The untold story of Charles Whitman’s wife is one of domestic violence red flags

Katherine McNevins, Nov. 16, 2023

Review: Zach Theatre's <i>The Thin Place</i>
Zach Theatre's The Thin Place
Horror makes a rare and successful excursion to the stage

Richard Whittaker, Nov. 15, 2023

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