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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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Hacking Whiskey at Treaty Oak Distillery

What’s a brief moment of Brooklyn in a Hill Country paradise?

Arts Daily, Feb. 14, 2019 7:00 AM

"Randall Reid: Past and Present" at Davis Gallery

The man who reassembles the past's artifacts has his own past's artifacts assembled for all to see

Arts Review, Feb. 14, 2019

Texas Governor Says Hospitality Industry Worthy of Appreciation

Of course, we knew this all along – but Abbott makes it official

Food Daily, Feb. 13, 2019 1:35 PM

"Future Artifacts of Sprawl and Sting" at Georgetown Public Library

Stuart Wallace blazes his way through a wasp factory of natural assemblage

Arts Review, Feb. 7, 2019

Residential Art Gallery Collection Rert Is Creative Austin as It Used to Be

Amanda Jones and Chad Hopper let the Rert ones in

Arts Feature, Jan. 31, 2019

"Interwoven" at MASS Gallery

In this group show of fiber artists, a stitch in time saves, nein?

Arts Review, Jan. 31, 2019

Viking Heroine Towers Over FronteraFest in Shield Maiden

Play brings TED Talks to 10th-century Sweden

Arts Daily, Jan. 29, 2019 8:00 AM

Speed Levitch’s “Birth of the New Ghetto”

NYC’s favorite tour guide brings Zionist O.G. to FronteraFest 2019

Arts Daily, Jan. 28, 2019 1:35 PM

"When Everything's Been Said" at ICOSA Gallery

In this two-man exhibition by Jonas Criscoe and Mark Johnson, some pictures work a thousand words

Arts Review, Jan. 24, 2019

Mixing Race, Gender, and Improv Is a Heady Cocktail for Two

Shannon Stott and Quinn Buckner bid some basic boundaries bye-bye

Arts Daily, Jan. 22, 2019 5:15 PM

Sweet Ritual Expands Its Thriving Vegan Ice Cream Location on Airport

Bigger and better from the ground up

Food Feature, Jan. 17, 2019

"Dave McClinton: Despite It All" at the Butridge

The digital collagist’s new solo exhibition is peopled with many colors

Arts Review, Jan. 17, 2019

Graham Reynolds Is Doing What, Exactly, to the Alamo Drafthouse?

The Sound of Science and the science of sounds

Arts Daily, Jan. 16, 2019 7:00 AM

"Post-Apocalyptic Harvest" at Atelier 1205

Artists Erika Huddleston, Tammy West, and Amy Scofield salvage beauty from a sundered world

Arts Review, Jan. 10, 2019

"Tammie Rubin: Everything You Ever" at Women & Their Work

This sculptural labyrinth of values casts an epiphytic spell

Arts Review, Jan. 3, 2019

Literally Show Me a Healthy Person

Darcie Wilder might make you stop wanting someone to hurt you

Arts Daily, Dec. 28, 2018 8:00 AM

Top 10 Local Tastes of Heaven on Earth

A seemingly random assortment of flavors linked by excellence

Food Feature, Dec. 27, 2018

Wayne Alan Brenner’s Top 10 Arts-Related Things I Enjoyed in 2018

Representational and digital art, plus theatre rooted in history proved especially mind-blowing this year

Arts Feature, Dec. 27, 2018

"Martin Mazorra: Language of Flowers" at O2 Gallery

Woodcut and letterpress brilliance brings a garden of visual delights

Arts Review, Dec. 27, 2018

Post No Williams: A Vivid Section of the Human Animal

A tripartite view of The Collected Stories of Diane Williams

Arts Daily, Dec. 24, 2018 10:00 AM

"Suchitra Mattai: Landfall" at grayDUCK Gallery

The artist's channeled chaos vividly explores relationships between the natural and human worlds

Arts Review, Dec. 20, 2018

Calvin Gimpelevich’s Invasions Hurts So Good

New collection from Instar Books explores love in many forms

Arts Daily, Dec. 17, 2018 10:00 AM

Texas Vodka Made from … Black-Eyed Peas?

Forth Worth’s BLK EYE Vodka brings the luck for New Year’s Eve

Food Daily, Dec. 14, 2018 10:00 AM

“Alba Corral: Thoughts in Action” at Generative Art Project

The new gallery screens our present into the future with beauty and depth

Arts Review, Dec. 13, 2018

Book This Gift, You Graphic Self-Chronicler

Because your life’s narrative structure deserves some good paneling

Arts Daily, Dec. 6, 2018 11:30 AM

Books to Read and Wrap for the Holidays

One family man’s fight to survive divine assaults and a community turned against him becomes a rollicking, rambling epic, superbly rendered

Arts Feature, Dec. 6, 2018

Book This Gift, You Comics-Loving Citizen

Because the All-Trans Comics Anthology is a many-splendored thing

Arts Daily, Dec. 5, 2018 1:00 PM

Book This Gift, You Constant Reader

Kristi Coulter’s newest will slake your need-some-wisdom thirst

Arts Daily, Dec. 4, 2018 4:20 PM

The Found Footage Festival Comes to Austin

Traveling showcase of video hilarity screens at the North Door

Screens Feature, Nov. 29, 2018

EAST 2018: Brenner’s Picks

Our savvy arts reprobate has a few suggestions for you, comma, citizen

Arts Daily, Nov. 15, 2018 7:55 AM

Fabulous Realism at Atelier Dojo's Art Gym

Artists are ready to school you in their new studio at Canopy

Arts Feature, Nov. 15, 2018

UPDATE: Hyde Park's Dolce Vita Is Closing

Beloved neighborhood gelato joint to shutter on Sun., Nov. 11

Food Daily, Nov. 9, 2018 12:48 PM

East Austin Studio Tour: The Eureka Room

Hey, pssssst, citizen: Wanna have your mind blown?

Arts Daily, Nov. 8, 2018 4:15 PM

Frank & Angie’s: Closing Forever After Nov. 17

We told you this was coming, and, damn it, here it is

Food Daily, Nov. 6, 2018 4:50 PM

East Austin Studio Tour: Who Is Marc English?

That question will be answered, vividly, and pretty much in full

Arts Daily, Nov. 6, 2018 4:15 PM

The Best of John Rabon Is on Its Way

In a manner of speaking, baby, in a manner of speaking

Arts Daily, Oct. 31, 2018 11:30 AM

Texas BBQ: Small Town to Downtown

Wyatt McSpadden

Food Feature, Oct. 25, 2018

Check, Please!

Ngozi Ukazu

Food Feature, Oct. 25, 2018

Jason Lutes: Berlin

Texas Book Festival brings the author and his magnum opus to Austin

Arts Daily, Oct. 22, 2018 10:00 AM

The Grand Re-Opening of the Museum of Natural and Artificial Ephemerata

Local treasure comes weirdin’ on back with a new annex and guidebook

Arts Daily, Oct. 17, 2018 1:11 PM

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