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<i>Outside Looking In</i> by T.C. Boyle
Outside Looking In by T.C. Boyle
With this novel about Timothy Leary and LSD in the early Sixties, T.C. Boyle has written a mighty book – and a gift

David Gaines, April 11, 2019

<i>Shooting Lessons</i> by Lenny Kleinfeld
Shooting Lessons by Lenny Kleinfeld
Kleinfeld's newest Chicago-based crime thriller takes the safety off

Wayne Alan Brenner, April 4, 2019

Penfold Theatre's <i>Crime and Punishment</i>
Penfold Theatre's Crime and Punishment
In this stage adaptation of Dostoevsky's novel, a fascinating glimpse into the more twisted corners of the human mind

Elizabeth Cobbe, April 4, 2019

<i>Working: Researching, Interviewing, Writing</i> by Robert A. Caro
Working: Researching, Interviewing, Writing by Robert A. Caro
The author of The Path to Power shares the methods and motivations he employs while producing his award-winning biographies

Roberto Ontiveros, April 4, 2019

Book Review: <i>Black Leopard, Red Wolf</i>
Black Leopard, Red Wolf
Marlon James’ epic new novel is a literary phantasmagoria

Jay Trachtenberg, April 2, 2019

Different Stages' <i>The Book Club Play</i>
Different Stages' The Book Club Play
This production captures both the cringeworthy humor and drama of its characters in a mockumentary for the stage

Trey Gutierrez, March 28, 2019

"Denise M. Fulton and Sam Yeates: A Shared Vision" at Davis Gallery
We got your signs and signifiers right here, mon ami – and that's just lagniappe

Wayne Alan Brenner, March 28, 2019

Salvage Vanguard Theater's <i>Antigonick</i>
Salvage Vanguard Theater’s Antigonick
This production gives an ancient tale a fresh look and feel while retaining its tragic power

Robert Faires, March 28, 2019

Dance Repertory Theatre's <i>Fortitude</i>
Dance Repertory Theatre's Fortitude
In this spring concert, a profound and moving tribute to a missing member of the Theatre & Dance Department community

Robert Faires, March 21, 2019

"Stella Alesi: Journeying" at Prizer Arts & Letters
The artist extends her protean skills toward the bold and minimal

Wayne Alan Brenner, March 21, 2019

SXSW Comedy: Doug Loves Movies Podcast Recording
Doug Loves Movies Podcast Recording
Doug Benson and friends give South By a fond, filmic farewell

Rosalind Faires, March 18, 2019

SXSW Comedy: Loud Village Live Stand-Up Showcase
Loud Village Live Stand-Up Showcase
L.A. comics offer a tasting menu of approaches to stand-up

Rosalind Faires, March 16, 2019

SXSW Comedy: The Laugh Button Live!
The Laugh Button Live!
Kathy Griffin ignited a late-night set full of high energy

Ashley Moreno, March 13, 2019

Zach Theatre's <i>Notes From the Field</i>
Zach Theatre's Notes From the Field
This production of Anna Deavere Smith's provocative docudrama calls out America's criminal justice system

Bob Abelman, March 13, 2019

Co-Lab Projects and Partial Shade's
Co-Lab Projects and Partial Shade's "Soft Opening"
In this one-night event, four works by four artists revealed themselves over time in an empty East Austin lot

Taylor Prewitt, March 13, 2019

"Exquisite Corpse" at Recspec Gallery
Dying is an art; at this gallery, they do it well

Wayne Alan Brenner, March 13, 2019

SXSW Comedy: Standup Downtown
Standup Downtown
The varied lineup made for an unpredictable show

Ashley Moreno, March 12, 2019

SXSW Comedy: The New Negroes with Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle
The New Negroes with Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle
Music and socially conscious stand-up made for a powerful mix

Ashley Moreno, March 11, 2019

SXSW Comedy: Henry Winkler Acting Workshop
Henry Winkler Acting Workshop
The storied actor schools an audience on authenticity

Rosalind Faires, March 11, 2019

SXSW Comedy: <i>The Comedian’s Comedian</i> Podcast Taping with Eugene Mirman
The Comedian’s Comedian Podcast Taping with Eugene Mirman
The interview gets to the heart of Mirman's "warm silliness"

Ashley Moreno, March 11, 2019

SXSW Comedy: Amber Ruffin and Jenny Hagel Present Late Night Trashcan
Amber Ruffin and Jenny Hagel Present Late Night Trashcan
Late Night with Seth Meyers writers share jokes from the reject pile

Rosalind Faires, March 10, 2019

SXSW Comedy: <i>The Daily Show</i> Presents the Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library
The Daily Show Presents the Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library
Capturing the President's character in 140-character bursts

Ashley Moreno, March 9, 2019

SXSW Comedy: Audible Presents the Night Realm Tavern of <i>Heads Will Roll</i>
The Night Realm Tavern of Heads Will Roll
Get a sneak peek at Audible original at this Rainey Street activation

Rosalind Faires, March 9, 2019

Hyde Park Theatre's <i>A Doll's House, Part 2</i>
Hyde Park Theatre's A Doll's House, Part 2
Like its source material, this sequel from another mother entertains and inspires on its own terms

Bob Abelman, March 7, 2019

Street Corner Arts' <i>Junk</i>
Street Corner Arts' Junk
Ayad Akhtar's drama about Eighties junk bond traders plays like a prequel to 21st century America and its financial crises

Elizabeth Cobbe, March 7, 2019

Elizabeth Chapin:
Elizabeth Chapin: "Deconstructing Nostalgia" at Wally Workman Gallery
This "type of padded cell of Southern culture" is, pardon us, insanely beautiful

Wayne Alan Brenner, March 7, 2019

TexARTS' <i>Xanadu</i>
TexARTS' Xanadu
This musical comedy embrace of Eighties pop culture is served up with all the energy, excess, and extravagance the decade deserves

Trey Gutierrez, Feb. 28, 2019

Denise Elliott Jones:
Denise Elliott Jones: "Does It Match the Sofa?" at the Butridge Gallery
This divine Texas artist is straight-up messing with the fabric of reality

Wayne Alan Brenner, Feb. 28, 2019

Ground Floor Theatre's <i>black do crack</i>
Ground Floor Theatre's black do crack
In this new solo show, writer-performer Florinda Bryant shatters the myth that black women must go it alone

Robert Faires, Feb. 28, 2019

Review: <i>Our Town</i>
Our Town
City Theatre’s safe staging of the classic embraces nostalgia

Bob Abelman, Feb. 27, 2019

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