Wayne Alan Brenner

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Wayne Alan Brenner has been covering arts and culture for The Austin Chronicle for 20 years, bringing you the brilliant, the odd, and the underexposed.

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"Through the Dusk, a Light" at Recspec Gallery
Annalise Gratovich prints up a bright array of time and place

Arts, Feb. 27, 2020

Feted by Fusebash, the Fancy Fundraiser for Fusebox Festival
Feted by Fusebash, the Fancy Fundraiser for Fusebox Festival
Ziggurats of Jell-O and inspired night of performances pays for future art

Arts, Feb. 27, 2020

One Ounce Opera Highlights the (Death-Obsessed) Work of Four Women Composers and Librettists
One Ounce Opera Highlights the (Death-Obsessed) Work of Four Women Composers and Librettists
Micro-operas were the order of the day at the company's annual Fresh Squeezed showcase

Arts, Feb. 20, 2020

Odd Duck’s Bryce Gilmore Has a Foodie Almanac for You
Bryce Gilmore's Odd Duck Almanac
Local chef and restaurateur ferments a well-bound feast of paper & ink

Food, Feb. 19, 2020

It’s 2.13 Today – and Just $2.13 an Hour
It’s 2.13 Today – and Just $2.13 an Hour
Waitrons know that it takes some fine tippage to equal a workable wage

Food, Feb. 13, 2020

My Black Widow
My Black Widow
She does, you know, whatever a spider can

Features, Feb. 13, 2020

The Institution Theater Is the Next to Close
The Institution Theater Is the Next to Close
Shuttering the beloved venue is “bittersweet,” says co-founder Tom Booker

Arts, Feb. 13, 2020

Hanging Out With Sophia the Sloth and Her Reptilian Pal
Hanging Out With Sophia the Sloth and Her Reptilian Pal
ZooKeeper’s sloth is torpidly glad to see you

Features, Feb. 13, 2020

Whole Foods Market’s Free Six-Course Italian Dinner
Free Six-Course Italian Dinner
The superhub of grocery goodness serves up some of Italy’s best, gratis

Food, Feb. 12, 2020

Chocolatiers Harshit Gupta and Elliott Curelop Add Some Spice to Their Sweets
Chocolatiers Harshit Gupta and Elliott Curelop Add Some Spice to Their Sweets
Madhu Chocolate puts an Indian twist on a classic treat

Food, Feb. 6, 2020

What Odd Circumstance Joins Austin’s L.B. Deyo With Gabriel García Márquez Even Beyond the Ransom Center’s Newly Revealed Archives?
Now, After One Hundred Years of Solitude
Maybe it’s, what? Love, in the time of measles?

Arts, Feb. 3, 2020

Umlauf in the Sky Like Diamonds
Umlauf in the Sky Like Diamonds
The renowned sculpture garden takes fundraising to a new height

Arts, Jan. 27, 2020

Dining for One at the Rubber Repstaurant
What's a Rubber Repstaurant?
Austin’s Rubber Repertory provided, I mean, anything you desired

Arts, Jan. 27, 2020

Is FronteraFest Even Half Human?
Is FronteraFest Even Half Human?
Two local brothers deck the Long Fringe walls at Ground Floor Theatre

Arts, Jan. 23, 2020

"PrintAustin: The Contemporary Print" at Big Medium
To go or not to go: That's ultimately a stupid question

Arts, Jan. 23, 2020

Do You Remember the Internet?
Do You Remember the Internet?
Instar Books wants you to help them tell everyone about it

Arts, Jan. 22, 2020

"The Impossible Winterbourne: AlphaBots" at Ao5 Gallery
I, for one, welcome our totes adorbs steampunk overlords

Arts, Jan. 16, 2020

The Umlauf x Sky Candy: Burlesque Ball
The Umlauf's Burlesque Ball
An elegant night of high-flying finery & bodacious bidding battles

Arts, Jan. 15, 2020

Local Duo Harvests Up Some Hilarity in <i>Texas Gothic</i>
Harvesting Hilarity in Texas Gothic
Booker & Maykus are sure ’nuff sharper than a pitchfork

Arts, Jan. 10, 2020

"A Rock About the Size of a Small Avocado"
You can find connections to this city's art scene just about anywhere

Arts, Jan. 9, 2020

“The New Flesh” at ICOSA Gallery
"The New Flesh" at ICOSA Gallery
It’s a body of work, but the anatomy isn’t necessarily of this Earth

Arts, Jan. 3, 2020

"Ashley Benton + Christopher Lee Gilmer" at Wally Workman Gallery
Art is, we’ll insist, transcendent when its foundation is skill and passion

Arts, Dec. 27, 2019

Wayne Alan Brenner's 10 Favorite Arts-Related Things of 2019
Wayne Alan Brenner's 10 Favorite Arts-Related Things of 2019
Kinetic performances and galleries mounting great show after great show kept the year exciting

Arts, Dec. 19, 2019

"Sylvia Benitez: Recalling Memory / The Interior Lay"
The paintings in this solo exhibition depict a place where landscapes are, more than anything, a Texas state of mind

Arts, Dec. 19, 2019

Jack Allen’s Kitchen: Been Ten Good Years Now
Jack Allen’s Kitchen: Been Ten Good Years Now
A decade of this place already? Time, you’re so crazy.

Food, Dec. 18, 2019

For One Week Only: Sway’s Seventh Anniversary Dinner Menu
Sway’s Seventh Anniversary
This is a dining experience that’s worth, we daresay, Hollering about

Food, Dec. 13, 2019

"Rehab El Sadek: Transient" at Prizer Arts & Letters
The artist’s newest exhibition takes a temporary stand in the place where you are

Arts, Dec. 12, 2019

Six Local Books for Foodies for the Holidays
Six Local Books for Foodies for the Holidays
Texas food for the eyes and stomach

Food, Dec. 5, 2019

"Jesse Narens: Creak, Crack, Creep" at Yard Dog Gallery
This Portland artist's images of nature transmogrified are a perfect antidote to holiday overcheer

Arts, Dec. 5, 2019

"Work Play Money Love What It Is What Could Be Both Neither Art Design" at Northern-Southern
This intersection of art and design traffics in graphic and sculptural brilliance

Arts, Nov. 27, 2019

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