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Matthew Irwin

24 articles

Meme Weaver

Local distributor Indie Meme brings independent film from India to the U.S.

Screens Feature, Nov. 7, 2013

Breaking a 'Fever'

New filmmakers hope to shed light on Navajo Nation's paradox of plenty

Screens Feature, Sep. 5, 2013

The Motherfucker With the Hat

Arts Review, Aug. 22, 2013

Three, or the Sound of the Great Existential Nothingness

Breaking String Theater blows some life into the dusty corpse of Anton Chekhov with this new adaptation of 'Three Sisters'

Arts Review, Aug. 15, 2013


Katie Rose Pipkin and the new art

Arts Feature, Aug. 8, 2013

The Sunset Limited

Trinity Street Players production lightens heavy load.

Arts Review, Aug. 8, 2013

The 2013 Tiny Park Drawing Annual

This edition of the annual group show shakes up our idea of what drawing can and should be

Arts Review, Aug. 1, 2013

The Line That Divides Us

Middlebrook's slabs observe human-nature dynamic with ambivalence

Arts Review, Jul. 25, 2013

Contemporary Photographic Practice and the Archive

This photography exhibition at the Ransom Center demonstrates the life of archives

Arts Review, Jul. 18, 2013


Shit gets real at the Blanton's new exhibit

Arts Review, Jul. 3, 2013

Revel Solstice Festival

Revel inaugurated its contemporary chamber music festival with three programs offering music for everyone

Arts Review, Jun. 27, 2013

'Constructed Landscapes'

Seher Shah's collection best if viewed through one's own eyes first

Arts Review, Jun. 20, 2013

Red Left, Blue Right

GrayDUCK group show examines the degree to which the art object affects the senses

Arts Review, Jun. 6, 2013

Gruesome Playground Injuries

Two wounded friends walk a line between nostalgia and regret in Street Corner Arts' staging of Rajiv Joseph's play

Arts Review, May. 30, 2013

Passing Strange

Half & Half Productions' debut about a young black man's journey of self-discovery was hampered by its mall storefront location

Arts Review, May. 16, 2013

The Chimponauts and the Mechanical Phantom

It may help to know sci-fi B-movies, but this space spoof by Electronic Planet Ensemble is silly fun for everyone

Arts Review, May. 9, 2013


Observations on the artist in this group show who doesn't give an eff what I think

Arts Review, May. 9, 2013

Come Into Focus

Semester's final Focus Group screening features Jonas Mekas

Screens Feature, May. 2, 2013

Studio Practice

Canopy tenants love the Eastside artist studio complex, even if they aren't from the Eastside ... or artists

Arts Feature, May. 2, 2013

'Wunderkammer: Mark Johnson & Debra Broz'

This 'cabinet of curiosities' from artists Broz and Johnson works best when the art is specific and personal

Arts Review, Mar. 21, 2013

Sordid Lives

Del Shores' controversial comedy contains a nugget of courageous compassion among the laughs

Arts Review, Nov. 29, 2012

The Immigrant Experience

Photographers Emma Whelan and Sandy Carson on American nostalgia

Arts Daily, Nov. 15, 2012 9:30 AM

Viewed From the Future

Photographer Sandy Carson's found film

Screens Feature, Nov. 15, 2012

'Sordid Lives'

Wimberley Players audience rejects accusation of play's obscenity

Arts Feature, Nov. 15, 2012

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