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<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

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

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

<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

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

Robert Faires, July 26, 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

<i>The Undertaker's Daughter</i> by Sara Blaedel
The Undertaker's Daughter by Sara Blaedel
Denmark's "Queen of Crime" brings the mystery Stateside with a Danish woman who must deal with both a funeral home she's inherited in Wisconsin and a local murder

Elizabeth Cobbe, July 19, 2018

Forklift Danceworks' <i>Dove Springs Swims</i>
Forklift Danceworks' Dove Springs Swims
The company's latest community production showed why Dove Springs' pool matters to that neighborhood and to all of us as well

Robert Faires, July 19, 2018

"Margaux Crump: The Lure" at Women & Their Work
Juxtaposing natural and synthetic materials through the metaphor of the hunt, the artist blurs lines between lust and danger, the repellent and the seductive

Melany Jean, July 19, 2018

"Jonathan Muzacz: Stained Slabs" at the Butridge
With his solo show, the artist revs up the gallery by bringing in the street in eye-catching style

Melany Jean, July 12, 2018

"...of Warp and Weft" at Davis Gallery
Using wood and cheesecloth, Caprice Pierucci and Charles Heppner's mutation of form and fiber is beautiful even as it is foreboding

Melany Jean, July 12, 2018

Steven Saylor's <i>The Throne of Caesar</i>
Steven Saylor's The Throne of Caesar
Caesar's murder gets a fresh coat of paint in this mystery of ancient Rome

Rosalind Faires, July 12, 2018

Zach Theatre's <i>Heisenberg</i>
Zach Theatre's Heisenberg
In Simon Stephens' play, we observe the unlikely pairing of two people as an experiment in risk and change

Shanon Weaver, July 5, 2018

"We'll Just Rock for Ourselves: Selections From the Lisa Davis Archives"
The photos capture the kineticism of Austin's lesbian music scene in the Nineties and the magnitude of the photographer's legacy

Beth Sullivan, July 5, 2018

<i>Bluebird, Bluebird</i> by Attica Locke
Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke
A double murder in an East Texas town draws a black Texas Ranger deep into the shadows of the Piney Woods and the tangled race relations there

Robert Faires, July 5, 2018

Shrewd Productions' <i>The Afterparty</i>
Shrewd Productions' The Afterparty
We’re invited to hobnob with history’s great minds up on the astral plane

Elizabeth Cobbe, June 28, 2018

Andrea Ariel Dance Theatre's <i>Locked-In</i>
Andrea Ariel Dance Theatre's Locked-In
A dance inspired by our rigid connection to our cellphones was more spontaneous and personal than its title implied

June 28, 2018

“Regional Fictions” at MASS Gallery
“Regional Fictions” at MASS Gallery
This thought-provoking show takes on the educational system's traditional narratives by juxtaposing the familiar with images that challenge it

Melany Jean, June 28, 2018

<i>Booth's Richard III</i> by the Hidden Room Theatre
Booth's Richard III by the Hidden Room Theatre
Beth Burns and company unearths a fascinating theatrical time capsule with this version of Shakespeare's tragedy

Shanon Weaver, June 21, 2018

Gold n' George's <i>For a Limited Time Only</i>
Gold n' George's For a Limited Time Only
In this lighthearted show, Natalie George, Heloise Gold, and their collaborators reacted to current events by exploring, inventing, playing

Jonelle Seitz, June 21, 2018

"Matthew Steinke: Deliriums" at Northern-Southern Gallery
Mental health disorders seldom look or sound this delightful

Wayne Alan Brenner, June 21, 2018

Heartland Theatre Collective’s <i>Little Bird</i>
Heartland Theatre Collective’s Little Bird
The vulnerability of small things is at the heart of Nicole Oglesby’s drama of girls and ghosts in East Texas bayou country

Robert Faires, June 14, 2018

Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company’s <i>Company</i>
Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company’s Company
In this short works program, the troupe explored the solace and thrills in the company you keep

Jonelle Seitz, June 14, 2018

Zach Theatre's <i>Sunday in the Park With George</i>
Zach Theatre's Sunday in the Park With George
Zach relalizes the Sondheim musical with near flawless execution but has little in the way of emotional reward

Elizabeth Cobbe, June 14, 2018

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