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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.

182 articles in 2012   •   page 1 of 5

The Q&A Hole: What Was the Worst Movie You Ever Saw?

With Lars Nilsen, Chris Cubas, Julie Gillis, Buzz Moran, and more

Screens Daily, Dec. 31, 2012 11:55 AM

Who the Hell Is This Kaci Beeler, Anyway?

Fact: Much more than just some woman on a pole.

Arts Daily, Dec. 28, 2012 10:15 AM

David Foster Wallace: The Last Interview

Melville House issues a collection worth collecting

Books Daily, Dec. 26, 2012 1:55 PM

The Q&A Hole: Why Didn't the World End?

With: John Erler, Annie La Ganga, Arcie Cola, Owen Egerton, and more

Chronolog Daily, Dec. 24, 2012 11:38 AM

Say Goodbye to Domy Books, Say Hello to Farewell

An Austin epicenter of art and words prepares for metamorphosis

Books Daily, Dec. 21, 2012 11:13 AM

Santa Claus said WHAT at Half Price Books?

Austin's top bibliophilic re-sellers go all jingley for you.

Books Daily, Dec. 18, 2012 4:31 PM

Making Music from the Sound of Speech

Austin's JoySpeak Project brings light from conquered darkness.

Arts Daily, Dec. 18, 2012 2:55 PM


Ready|Set|Go! transmutes leaden limbs to golden motion

Arts Review, Dec. 13, 2012

Not Quite the Usual Holiday Gift Ideas

Something a little different for your loved ones this year

Arts Daily, Dec. 12, 2012 4:12 PM

And I Beheld an Infinite Map

David Foster Wallace's 'Infinite Jest': Mapped and Annotated

Books Daily, Dec. 10, 2012 3:32 PM

Bridge/Tunnel Brings a Cutting Edge to Austin's Hike & Bike Trail

Experimental dance and music in the midst of the city's outside

Arts Daily, Dec. 7, 2012 4:20 PM

Still the Greatest: The Essential Songs of the Beatles' Solo Career

Rock & Roll books, bound but ungagged

Music Feature, Dec. 6, 2012

The Art of Punk

Russ Bestley and Alex Ogg

Music Feature, Dec. 6, 2012

'Post Linear'

The paintings of Beili Liu, Shawn Camp, and Sandra Pratt might be what cartographers dream

Arts Review, Dec. 6, 2012

'Randall Reid: Resurrecting the Past'

Old industrial signage bolted into steel frames make gorgeous testament to time's passage

Arts Review, Nov. 29, 2012

'Monster Show 7'

Thinks monsters are superstitious folderol? Domy Books' group show will show you otherwise

Arts Review, Nov. 22, 2012

Meowabunga! The Acro-Cats Ambush Austin Again!

And we squee with delight at their uncanny and kawaii antics

Arts Daily, Nov. 15, 2012 1:13 PM

Blood on the Austin Stage, Paint on the Texas Walls

And, go ahead, paint a little on Brenner while you're at it

Chronolog Daily, Nov. 8, 2012 2:30 PM

The Dirt Candy Cookbook

Plant yourself in a world of tasty wonders

Chronolog Daily, Nov. 8, 2012 12:38 PM

That Dirt Candy Feast Made the Alamo's Mouth Water

Now Austin reels in the implications of a perfect portobello mousse

Chronolog Daily, Nov. 8, 2012 12:27 PM

Five Things You'd Totally Enjoy Doing This Weekend

Right here in Austin, Texas, where the fun never stops

Arts Daily, Nov. 7, 2012 1:08 PM

Hey, Austin: It's Bloody Balloon Battle 2012!

Get your dextrous splatter on, deep in the heart of Texas

Chronolog Daily, Nov. 2, 2012 1:40 PM

The Dead Are Speaking with the Tongues of the Living?

Yes, and it's all because of those creepy Blackbower Mediums

Arts Daily, Nov. 1, 2012 3:01 PM

Mommy, Why Is Chris Black Gonna Be Drunk at the Funeral?

Just ask Graham Reynolds at the Dive Bar on Monday

Chronolog Daily, Nov. 1, 2012 11:10 AM

Thirteen Notes for Another Future Passed

So science fiction doesn't predict the future, its visions of tomorrow can still be filled with beauty

Arts Feature, Nov. 1, 2012

OMG, What the Hell Is Dirt Candy?

And what's it doing in the Alamo Drafthouse kitchen this weekend?

Chronolog Daily, Oct. 31, 2012 3:24 PM

Austin Knows That Generosity Is Its Own Reward

But a little delicious payback, well, who doesn't enjoy that?

Chronolog Daily, Oct. 31, 2012 1:49 PM

Fire in the Night, Music in Bone-Deep Bassnote Throbs

Reveling among the multiform delights of Art Outside

Chronolog Daily, Oct. 29, 2012 1:31 PM

'Ann Wood: Violent Delights'

A perfectly titled show that provides a vivid journey into the wood within the world

Arts Review, Oct. 25, 2012

Building Hive Stories: Ware Burns Bright and Burns' Bright Wares

Two of the world's best cartoonists are at BookPeople on Thursday

Chronolog Daily, Oct. 24, 2012 1:17 PM

King City Catmaster Launches 'Multiple Warheads' in the ATX

We mean: Brandon Graham's at Austin Books tomorrow, people

Chronolog Daily, Oct. 24, 2012 12:52 PM

Sammy and Jonny and Russell and You

Domy Books fetes a pair of PictureBox panjandrums

Chronolog Daily, Oct. 24, 2012 12:45 PM

What's Earp in the World of Animation These Days?

Craig Staggs & company break the legendary OK Corral's funnybone

Chronolog Daily, Oct. 18, 2012 2:21 PM

Can I Get a Suggestion for Something That Goes "Fhtagn"?

The Hideout Theatre exudes a mass of improvised Lovecraft

Chronolog Daily, Oct. 11, 2012 3:27 PM

Forget About That Goddam E.A.S.T. For a Minute, OK?

Even though it's just a month away, yeah, we know …

Chronolog Daily, Oct. 11, 2012 2:09 PM

So … There's a Bunch of Art … Outside?

Imagine: Burning Man meets Eeyore's Birthday Party in the woods

Chronolog Daily, Oct. 11, 2012 11:15 AM

A Good Sense of HUMORdy

The filmmaking collective spreads the word of Austin comedy to the world wide web

Screens Feature, Oct. 11, 2012

Summer and Bard

Two women; two books; two more reasons for joy

Books Daily, Oct. 8, 2012 2:30 PM

Comics? Sequential Art? Literature for Your Visual Cortex?

A year's worth of goodness for the smarter parts of your brain

Chronolog Daily, Oct. 2, 2012 11:38 AM

Mars Attacks!

Again? Hell, we thought Curiosity killed those cats.

Books Daily, Oct. 2, 2012 8:29 AM

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