Dan Solomon

Arts

Dan Solomon has lived in Austin since 2002. In addition to the Chronicle, he writes about culture, politics, sports, and arts for Vulture, Sports Illustrated, Fast Company, Texas Monthly, and more.

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The Time of Their Lives
The Time of Their Lives
Richard Linklater and Ellar Coltrane reflect on the 12 years they spent making 'Boyhood'

Screens, July 17, 2014

Exhibitionism
We Were Nothing
Poison Apple's latest, about a friendship affected by social media, provides little to engage with

Arts, Dec. 19, 2013

Exhibitionism
Chicago
The current touring version of this Kander & Ebb musical doesn't deliver much in the way of spectacle

Arts, Nov. 27, 2013

Exhibitionism
Pinkolandia
This drama of Chilean exiles in Wisconsin is a play of rare beauty that speaks to loss, hope, and regret in ways we seldom see

Arts, Oct. 31, 2013

Growing Pains
Growing Pains
Emily Hagins became a household Austin name for her work as a teen director, but what happens when that novelty wears off?

Screens, Oct. 31, 2013

Exhibitionism
The Head
This intensely personal look at depression and personal demons provides a showcase for Trouble Puppet's builders and puppeteers

Arts, Oct. 10, 2013

One-Two Punch
One-Two Punch
Gene Luen Yang's 'Boxers' and 'Saints' duo takes on the Boxer Rebellion

Arts, Sept. 19, 2013

Exhibitionism
A Few Good Men
The Georgetown Palace production isn't always effective, but it gets at the continued relevance of Aaron Sorkin's script

Arts, Aug. 29, 2013

Better Than OK 'Computer'
Better Than OK 'Computer'
Andrew Bujalski's 'Computer Chess' is an unlikely winner

Screens, Aug. 22, 2013

A 'Prince' Among Men
A 'Prince' Among Men
David Gordon Green makes himself at home in Bastrop for 'Prince Avalanche'

Screens, Aug. 15, 2013

Exhibitionism
Pippin
Summer Stock Austin embraces the sprawling fun and surreal silliness of this durable coming-of-age musical

Arts, Aug. 8, 2013

Fluff and Stuff
Fluff and Stuff
As BuzzFeed's animal empire is trying to infiltrate hard news and traditional media outlets are still trying to get in on the cat cash cow, where does it all end?

Screens, July 25, 2013

The Full Monty
The Full Monty
With the release of 'RWBY,' Monty Oum is officially Rooster Teeth's rock star

Screens, July 18, 2013

Exhibitionism
Much Ado About Nothing
Shakespeare may not seem like experimental theatre, but it is when it's being performed by improvisers

Arts, July 18, 2013

Exhibitionism
The Circus
Aerial theatre company Sky Candy was created to mount a show like this, but it juggles too much to be effective

Arts, June 27, 2013

A Victory by the People
A Victory by the People
Filibuster, parliamentary gamesmanship kill abortion bill … for now

News, June 26, 2013

A Sunday at the Capitol
A Sunday at the Capitol
Orange-clad abortion bill opponents witness House floor folly

News, June 24, 2013

'Let Her Speak!'
'Let Her Speak!'
Abortion hearing erupts into an emotional match

News, June 21, 2013

What the Hell Happened at Austinist?
What the Hell Happened at Austinist?
Local site dramatically changes direction after NYC overhaul

Screens, June 14, 2013

Exhibitionism
The Lieutenant of Inishmore
There's plenty of blood in Capital T Theatre's staging, but also plenty of laughs and plenty to think about

Arts, June 13, 2013

Exhibitionism
Harvey
Zach Theatre's revival provides plenty of laughs, but is missing the poignant quality that makes the play so enduring

Arts, June 6, 2013

The Karate Kid (1984)
The Karate Kid (1984)
Five franchise films

Screens, May 16, 2013

Moontower, Day 3: IFC Screening of 'Maron'
Moontower, Day 3: IFC Screening of 'Maron'
The comic's new cable show digs into what makes Marc Maron tick?

Arts, April 27, 2013

Moontower, Day 2: Dana Carvey
Moontower, Day 2: Dana Carvey
The 'SNL' star gave the Paramount crowd what they came for

Arts, April 26, 2013

Exhibitionism
Austin Is a Place (You Are Here)
Theatre En Bloc experiments with telling the story of our city's growth but fails to be specific about it

Arts, April 25, 2013

'Austin Is a Place (You Are Here)'
'Austin Is a Place (You Are Here)'
Theatre En Bloc sparks a conversation about the city's growth on the gateway to the Eastside

Arts, April 18, 2013

On the Scene With Cine Las Americas
On the Scene With Cine Las Americas
The festival director talks about finding international emerging voices and programming in the age of piracy

Screens, April 11, 2013

Exhibitionism
An Obviously Foggot
Bastion Carboni's new play is a confrontational mess, but it's vital in its commentary on bigotry within gay communities

Arts, April 11, 2013

Ready, Aim ...
Ready, Aim ...
Geoff Marslett's 'Loves Her Gun' inadvertently finds itself in the crosshairs of a political discourse

Screens, March 15, 2013

SXSW Film
SXSW 2013 Film Reviews: 'Xmas Without China'
Daily reviews and interviews

Screens, March 13, 2013

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