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Blue Lapis Light's Edge of Grace

Blue Lapis Light leaves its epic aerial work for an intimate and uniquely compelling dance on scaffolding

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Sep. 24, 2015

"I'll Be It" at Pump Project

The exhibit of four Austin artists' work at Pump Project exposes the fun of objecthood

Reviewed by Caitlin Greenwood, Sep. 24, 2015

Missionary Position: Session 2

The intrepid women explorers of Glass Half Full Theatre make a welcome return, bringing bountiful laughs

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Sep. 17, 2015

The Warriors: A Love Story

Arcos Dance's tale of romance during World War II resonated with skill, ingenuity, and emotion

Reviewed by Jonelle Seitz, Sep. 17, 2015

"Erin Curtis: Narrow Escape From History"

The brightly colored patterns in this show's paintings pull one into Big Medium for some pleasurable viewing

Reviewed by Seth Orion Schwaiger, Sep. 17, 2015

Veronica's Room

Hang on for the second act of this Oh Dragon Theatre thriller – then hang on!

Reviewed by Shanon Weaver, Sep. 10, 2015

"Frank Reaugh: Landscapes of Texas and the American West"

The wide open spaces that define the Texas stereotype are explored in rich detail in this artist's work

Reviewed by Caitlin Greenwood, Sep. 10, 2015

Capital T Theatre's Year of the Rooster

Behind the black comedy of Eric Dufault's cockfighting play is a stunning indictment of hypermasculinity

Reviewed by Shanon Weaver, Sep. 3, 2015

The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins

The Trainspotting author rips into American culture in his latest novel

Reviewed by Tim Stegall, Sep. 3, 2015

"Alice Leora Briggs: The Room"

The printmaker disregards clean narrative in her masterly woodcuts based on poetry by Mark Strand

Reviewed by Seth Orion Schwaiger, Sep. 3, 2015

Tender Rough Rough Tender

Groundswell turns up the heat in its developmental staging of Sarah Saltwick's new play

Reviewed by Shanon Weaver, Aug. 27, 2015

Forever Plaid

Austin Theatre Project's staging of the popular musical hits all the right notes

Reviewed by Elissa Russell, Aug. 27, 2015

"The Only Knowledge Worth Possessing"

Personal narratives stand at the heart of this exhibit by artists in the Contemporary Austin's Crit Group program

Reviewed by Caitlin Greenwood, Aug. 27, 2015

Gusev

Breaking String's Gusev is a remarkable, feverish journey through the human condition

Reviewed by Elizabeth Cobbe, Aug. 20, 2015

BOOKS by Kevin McNamee-Tweed

In this collection of faux book jackets, you can totally judge books by their covers

Reviewed by Seth Orion Schwaiger, Aug. 13, 2015

Robin Hood: An Elegy

Rough edges aside, Generic Ensemble Company's new work makes an urgent statement that #blacklivesmatter

Reviewed by Elizabeth Cobbe, Aug. 13, 2015

The Tree Play

For this story of a rain forest over a lifetime, Robi Polgar created a living, breathing poem

Reviewed by Shanon Weaver, Aug. 13, 2015

Into the Woods

Summer Stock Austin's talented teens tease out the enchantment in Sondheim's magical musical

Reviewed by Elissa Russell, Aug. 6, 2015

"Kira Lynn Harris: Glittering Dystopias"

Reviewed by Caitlin Greenwood, Aug. 6, 2015

Sophisticated Ladies

Zach Theatre's revival of this Ellington revue is just like Sir Duke's music: elegant and wildly entertaining

Reviewed by Elissa Russell, Jul. 30, 2015

Mast

Elizabeth Doss' new play is about lost souls not sure when to give up and go home

Reviewed by Elizabeth Cobbe, Jul. 30, 2015

"Young Latino Artists 20: Within Reach"

Despite the exhibition's distractions, Mexic-Arte continues to debut exciting work from young Latino artists

Reviewed by Seth Orion Schwaiger, Jul. 30, 2015

Wildfire

Vivid imagery and a rapid pace make this debut novel about wildland firefighters fun as hell to read

Reviewed by Jessi Cape, Jul. 23, 2015

Live From Cowboy Portland

Showtime premieres an Austin-based stand-up show, SXSW Comedy With W. Kamau Bell

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Jul. 23, 2015

Ring of Fire

A talented cast and band evoke the Man in Black in TexARTS' Johnny Cash musical

Reviewed by Elissa Russell, Jul. 23, 2015

Closer

This 7 Towers production shows the disconnect between love and sex, and the pitfalls of confusing the two

Reviewed by Shanon Weaver, Jul. 23, 2015

"Robert Therrien"

The sculptor invites viewers to reconsider physical space with objects much larger and smaller than normal

Reviewed by Caitlin Greenwood, Jul. 23, 2015

Hairspray

The musical delights again, thanks to Zilker Theatre Productions' stellar cast and quality staging

Reviewed by Elissa Russell, Jul. 16, 2015

The Night Alive

Hyde Park Theatre captures five lonely Dubliners in all their broken humanity in Conor McPherson's drama

Reviewed by Shanon Weaver, Jul. 16, 2015

"Conner O'Leary: Requesting Entrance"

Surrealism is alive and well at Farewell Books, thanks to the art of Conner O'Leary

Reviewed by Seth Orion Schwaiger, Jul. 16, 2015

"There's a Summer Place Where We Can Go"

The Davis Gallery show has a surprising depth and variety, but some of it distracts from the show's laid-back vibe

Reviewed by Caitlin Greenwood, Jul. 9, 2015

When the Rain Stops Falling

Strong writing and a robust cast make Different Stages' production stay with you

Reviewed by Adam Roberts, Jul. 9, 2015

Austin Symphony July Fourth Concert & Fireworks

With more than the usual musical suspects, the ASO managed to make its 39th July Fourth concert a rousing success

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Jul. 9, 2015

Heathers, the Musical

Doctuh Mistuh's staging of the Eighties cult film is ridiculous in the best possible way

Reviewed by Elissa Russell, Jul. 2, 2015

The Rocky Horror Show

Doctuh Mistuh's visit to the Frankenstein place is delightfully inclusive for die-hard fans and virgins alike

Reviewed by Elissa Russell, Jul. 2, 2015

"Katie Rose Pipkin: picking figs in the garden while my world eats Itself"

In an art exhibition and accompanying chapbook, Pipkin automates the un-automatable

Reviewed by Seth Orion Schwaiger, Jul. 2, 2015

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Sherlock takes a comic turn in Penfold Theatre's three-actor spin on the Holmes mystery

Reviewed by Elizabeth Cobbe, Jun. 25, 2015

Chicago

A cast of familiar faces conjures Kander and Ebb's Jazz Age classic in an entertaining way

Reviewed by Elissa Russell, Jun. 25, 2015

The Sorcerer

The Gilbert & Sullivan Society's latest show may be lesser known, but it still prompts plenty of smiles

Reviewed by Adam Roberts, Jun. 25, 2015

Loving Day

Mat Johnson's novel Loving Day is all there in black and white

Reviewed by Wayne Alan Brenner, Jun. 18, 2015

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