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Review: <i>Lake Success</i>
Lake Success
Gary Shteyngart's novel takes a witty bite out of the 0.01%

Jay Trachtenberg, Sept. 13, 2018

Capital T Theatre's <i>The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?</i>
Capital T Theatre's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?
This production of Edward Albee's playshows that hubris and catastrophe are as much a part of America now as in ancient Greece

Robert Faires, Sept. 13, 2018

"Vincent Valdez: The City" at the Blanton
The artist's epic portrait of Klanspeople is all the more frightening for the mundane character of its subjects

Melany Jean, Sept. 13, 2018

Jason Phelps & Co.'s <i>Landfallen – the lost and found</i>
Jason Phelps & Co.'s Landfallen – the lost and found
This new work of dance-theatre takes us on journeys through wild wastes and personal histories, but leaves us in a place of hope

Robert Faires, Sept. 6, 2018

"ANGRY CLOUD + DESCND: Return of the Litvak"
The clouds are angry in this solo installation, but the spirit of the show is doggedly hopeful, fresh, and invigorating

Melany Jean, Sept. 6, 2018

Shrewd Productions' <i>The Madres</i>
Shrewd Productions' The Madres
In Stephanie Alison Walker’s new play, women’s fight for the “disappeared” in Argentina’s Dirty War proves timely

Elizabeth Cobbe, Sept. 6, 2018

Fallout Theater Says <i>Fuck This Week</i>
Fallout Theater Says Fuck This Week
The improv alchemists of this weekly show turn the crap in your life into comedy gold

M. Brianna Stallings, Aug. 30, 2018

Aztlan Dance Company's <i>The Enchilada Western: Texas Deep Fried</i>
Aztlan Dance Company's The Enchilada Western: Texas Deep Fried
In the troupe's latest choreodramas, dancing desperados persisted and partied

Jonelle Seitz, Aug. 30, 2018

"The Indigo Show" at Recspec Gallery
This group show is appealing for the ways in which it showcases this most intense, moody, serene, and opulent of all the blues

Melany Jean, Aug. 30, 2018

Review: <i>dat Black Mermaid Man Lady</i>
dat Black Mermaid Man Lady
Let Sharon Bridgforth's performance installation wash over you

Robert Faires, Aug. 24, 2018

Austin Scottish Rite Theater's <i>Wit</i>
Austin Scottish Rite Theater's Wit
In this production, people are there for one another and no one has to face the end alone

Robert Faires, Aug. 23, 2018

"Crit Group 2018" at grayDUCK Gallery
The body of work by artists in the Contemporary Austin's current critique group often engages the body in some way

Tatiana Ryckman, Aug. 23, 2018

<i>Lenka Clayton: The Distance I Can Be From My Son</i> at the Blanton
Lenka Clayton: The Distance I Can Be From My Son at the Blanton
In a series of amusing videos, the artist sheds light on the judgment calls parents make while balancing their children's safety and autonomy

Marisa Charpentier, Aug. 23, 2018

Ground Floor Theatre's <i>There and Back</i>
Ground Floor Theatre's There and Back
This new play by Raul Garza lets us spend a lifetime with an immigrant and all the decisions she makes

Robert Faires, Aug. 16, 2018

ZM3 Live Productions' <i>Echo of a Refugee ... Me?</i>
ZM3 Live Productions' Echo of a Refugee ... Me?
Zell Miller III's latest was a state of the city address that called out Austin for gentrification and policies harmful to its black citizens

Robert Faires, Aug. 16, 2018

Austin Classical Guitar's <i>dream</i>
Austin Classical Guitar's dream
The quality of the music in this concert was exceptional, but what made it special was the quality of the listening

Robert Faires, Aug. 9, 2018

Summer Stock Austin's <i>Rob1n</i>
Summer Stock Austin's Rob1n
This new musical brings Sherwood Forest's noble outlaw to our time with a message of togetherness

Robert Faires, Aug. 9, 2018

Paper Chairs' <i>The Audience</i>
Paper Chairs' The Audience
Elizabeth Doss' adaptation of García Lorca's unfinished play is less a drama than a dream, unbound by logic, reason, or convention

Robert Faires, Aug. 9, 2018

Review:
"Young Latinx Artists 23"
This year's group show at Mexic-Arte shows the border as scar

Melany Jean, Aug. 3, 2018

<i>National Geographic: Symphony for Our World</i>
National Geographic: Symphony for Our World
The breathtaking natural history footage combined with live symphonic performance sent a noble message: Save the Earth

Robi Polgar, Aug. 2, 2018

"Xavier Schipani: Chasing Desire" at Lora Reynolds Gallery
The artist probes the history and crisis of masculinity by placing beefy men in salacious tangles, exposed and unashamed

Melany Jean, Aug. 2, 2018

Zilker Theatre Productions' <i>All Shook Up</i>
Zilker Theatre Productions' All Shook Up
Take Elvis at his silliest, mix in Twelfth Night, stir playfully, and you have the latest Zilker Summer Musical

Robert Faires, Aug. 2, 2018

Review: <i>The Annotated Big Sleep</i>
The Annotated Big Sleep
Everything you need to know about Raymond Chandler's classic

Jesse Sublett, July 27, 2018

Review: <i>The Big Book of the Continental Op</i>
The Big Book of the Continental Op
All of the Dashiel Hammett PI's cases in one energetic volume

Jesse Sublett, July 27, 2018

Hyde Park Theatre's <i>The Antipodes</i>
Hyde Park Theatre's The Antipodes
A ton of tales enliven this play by Annie Baker, but what do they tell us about the state of storytelling?

Robert Faires, July 26, 2018

<i>Into the Black Nowhere</i> by Meg Gardiner
Into the Black Nowhere by Meg Gardiner
In the sequel to UNSUB, Gardiner pits Caitlin Hendrix against a killer based on Ted Bundy and shows again what a great storyteller she is

Jessi Cape, July 26, 2018

Recommended True Crime Podcasts
Recommended True Crime Podcasts
Fill your auditory canals with nefarious activities

Robert Faires, July 26, 2018

Crime Month: Investigating True Crime on Netflix
Crime Month: Investigating True Crime on Netflix
Which shows deliver the criminal goods and are worth the watch

Danielle White, July 25, 2018

Crime Month: Appreciating Mary Higgins Clark
Crime Month: Appreciating Mary Higgins Clark
The author to read when you need suspense and comfort

Nina Hernandez, July 23, 2018

Crime Month: Down Those Mean Streams
Crime Month: Down Those Mean Streams
Nordic noir and other criminal pleasures worth streaming

Jesse Sublett, July 20, 2018

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