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"Shawn Camp: Equivocation" at Northern-Southern
In this three-part installation, the artist plays with light to creates work that is atmospheric and at times beautifully contemplative

Melany Jean, Oct. 4, 2018

From Slavery to Buffalo Soldier in <i>Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen</i>
From Slavery to Buffalo Soldier in Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen
Sarah Bird's historical novel tells one woman's unique tale of freedom

Marisa Charpentier, Oct. 4, 2018

Zach Theatre's <i>Once</i>
Zach Theatre's Once
This musical disarms the cynicism of our age with the sweet story of a guy and a girl who bond over music

Elizabeth Cobbe, Oct. 4, 2018

En Route Productions' <i>*some humans were harmed in the making of this show</i>
En Route Productions' *some humans were harmed in the making of this show
CB Goodman's play is memorable for its exuberant satire, but an abrupt hairpin turn toward the serious makes the show even more memorable

Robert Faires, Oct. 4, 2018

Hyde Park Theatre's <i>Confessions of a Mexpatriate</i>
Hyde Park Theatre's Confessions of a Mexpatriate
Raul Garza's solo show tells us that finding your true self in another country isn't easy

Robert Faires, Sept. 27, 2018

Blue Lapis Light's <i>Belonging, Part One</i>
Blue Lapis Light's Belonging, Part One
The work's dancers, whether on the ground or sailing through the air, were beacons of human hope and empathy

Jonelle Seitz, Sept. 27, 2018

"Matt Rebholz and Rachel Wolfson Smith: We Can See Through Time" at ICOSA
Drawings in red and blue ink, intended to be viewed through 3-D glasses, pull the viewer in to landscapes that make the familiar look alien

Melany Jean, Sept. 27, 2018

Austin Playhouse's <i>Monroe</i>
Austin Playhouse's Monroe
In Lisa B. Thompson's tender drama, young African-Americans work out where they belong in the world

Robert Faires, Sept. 20, 2018

Miró Quartet at Bates Recital Hall
Miró Quartet at Bates Recital Hall
The ensemble's opening concert for its 15th season as UT's Faculty-Quartet-in-Residence was uplifting in a number of ways

Robert Faires, Sept. 20, 2018

"Ann Wood: Quick and Quiet" at Big Medium
The artist's solo show is like a large-scale, experiential temporary memorial, with fake flowers rotting in a gloomy exuberance

Melany Jean, Sept. 20, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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