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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.

158 articles in 2013   •   page 1 of 4

'Send Off'

grayDUCK Gallery memorably closed its Bouldin Creek space with a show of its regular artists making prints

Arts Review, Dec. 27, 2013

Get Booked

Big names and newcomers delight in this collection of recent releases

Arts Feature, Dec. 19, 2013

Brenner's Top 5 Interviews of 2013

Because these people said some, we mean, surprising stuff.

Arts Daily, Dec. 17, 2013 11:00 AM

A New Album From That Guided By Voices Man?

Yes, and reviewed with a little hot Robert-on-Robert action.

Music Daily, Dec. 12, 2013 10:35 AM

Big, Beautiful Books

Adorn your coffeetables with these hardbound masterpieces

Books Feature, Dec. 12, 2013

Where in the World Is Andreas Fabis' Heart?

Austinite's new website charts bi-cultural couples worldwide

Screens Daily, Dec. 11, 2013 3:33 PM

Five From Here: An Eclectic Selection of Local Gift Ideas

Your Austin friends and neighbors have been mighty busy this year.

Chronolog Daily, Dec. 11, 2013 12:05 PM

Doug Dorst, Part Two: The Coffeehouse Transcript About 'S.' Continues!

Shout-out to JJ Abrams, who would've LOVED that peanut-butter cup.

Books Daily, Dec. 10, 2013 12:01 PM

Doug Dorst puts the S. in 'Ship of Theseus' with this JJ Abrams Collaboration

The author presents his new literary creation at BookPeople tonight

Books Daily, Dec. 9, 2013 4:15 PM

A Bedtime Gorey

This view of an upper-crust world both morbid and lively should please die-hard and casual Gorey fans alike

Arts Review, Dec. 5, 2013

Your Mouth Wants a Biscuit Like This Biscuit

Because, we suggest, the toppings are downright Pre-Raphaelite.

Food Daily, Dec. 2, 2013 11:40 AM

A Starring Role: Interview with Neil deGrasse Tyson

Our man Brenner talks with the famed astrophysicist, because science.

Chronolog Daily, Nov. 26, 2013 2:35 PM

What the Hell Is Going On, Austin Arts Scene?

Here: Some nuggets of news from the frontlines of local culture.

Arts Daily, Nov. 21, 2013 2:10 PM

EAST: 'Eclosion'

'Eclosion' portrays the natural glories of insectdom with ingenuity and wonder

Arts Feature, Nov. 21, 2013

It's WaffleFest Time at the Hideout Downtown

So … what's something that you'd put on sweet toasted dough?

Arts Daily, Nov. 20, 2013 12:15 PM

Take Five (New Stops)

Brenner expands his tips for your 2013 EAST exploration

Arts Feature, Nov. 14, 2013

Akashic's 'USA Noir' Takes You Hostage in a Good Bad Way

This new crime anthology's got more swank items than an uptown fence

Books Daily, Nov. 6, 2013 1:00 PM

Gettin' Buggy With It? Yes: Gettin' Very Buggy With It

The Entomological Society of America's annual shindig: Now in Austin!

Arts Daily, Nov. 5, 2013 11:35 AM

Ryan Cownie Has Up and Taken Over Avalanche Comedy

And Chris Cubas, on his way to Kansas City, swears this is a good thing

Arts Daily, Nov. 4, 2013 12:15 PM

Comedian Chris Cubas Gets His 'Movie Interruption' On

The stand-up star leaves Austin for the Alamo Drafthouse Kansas City

Arts Daily, Nov. 4, 2013 11:35 AM

Mommy's New Tattoo

Levi Greenacres' 'bedtime story for people' is ink-credible.

Books Daily, Oct. 31, 2013 2:37 PM

Paul Pope's Battling Boy Is a Young God Among Men

And the daughter of a dead hero's no slouch, either.

Books Daily, Oct. 30, 2013 2:00 PM

The Herradurability of Art in the Heart of Texas

UT's Raul De Lara wins $10,000 in tequila-fueled contest

Food Daily, Oct. 24, 2013 4:00 PM

Brain Teaser

Author and legendary 'Jeopardy!' champ Ken Jennings comes to the Texas Book Festival

Books Feature, Oct. 24, 2013

ColdTowne Theater's Been Repainted For Your Viewing Pleasure

(They say there's good stuff going on inside, too.)

Arts Daily, Oct. 23, 2013 2:50 PM

The Amazing Acro-Cats are Back in Austin this Weekend!

And why the hell should you care? Ask John Merriman.

Arts Daily, Oct. 22, 2013 3:30 PM

Crawl With the Authors of Your Favorite Books

The Texas Book Festival's Lit Crawl gets weird & boozy with 'em

Books Daily, Oct. 22, 2013 2:15 PM

Movie Stills Remade as Watercolors?

Leanne Shapton's new book of monochrome reelism is a thing of beauty

Books Daily, Oct. 14, 2013 2:30 PM

Dave Eggers' New Novel Sharks Its Way Into Your Social Brain

'The Circle' could teach Stephen King a few tricks about horror

Books Daily, Oct. 14, 2013 11:00 AM

Two Actresses, Fat and Thin

Staging Neil LaBute's 'Fat Pig' is a heavy proposition

Arts Daily, Oct. 2, 2013 12:33 PM

The Boxer Rebellion Gets Yang'd But Good

Graphic Novelist Gene Luen Yang brings his newest work to Austin

Books Daily, Sep. 23, 2013 4:30 PM

25 Years of Mr. Smarty Pants for R. U. Steinberg

Austin's favorite factoid-man celebrates a quarter-century.

Chronolog Daily, Sep. 23, 2013 10:30 AM

Get Up Into the Arts Midwest Conference

Get Up – as in, Shannon McCormick & Shana Merlin

Arts Daily, Sep. 10, 2013 10:58 AM


A new art exhibition takes over the space at Congress & Eighth

Arts Daily, Sep. 6, 2013 12:55 PM

Are You Headed Straight For Failure, Friend?

Ah, it looks like Karl Stevens got there first.

Books Daily, Sep. 5, 2013 3:50 PM

Might Be More Art Than You Can Handle, Baby

Esopus. Rubber Repertory. So many links.

Arts Daily, Sep. 4, 2013 1:35 PM

That Whole Handcuffed-to-a-[ something ]-with-a-Hacksaw Gambit

Eventually it doesn't even cut the mustard anymore

Books Daily, Sep. 4, 2013 10:30 AM

The Q&A Hole: How Do You Beat the Heat?

Answers from Hilah Johnson, Bob Khosravi, C. Denby Swanson, and more.

Chronolog Daily, Sep. 3, 2013 2:30 PM

You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yeti

Erik T. Johnson's 'The Outliers' is good and deep and weird.

Books Daily, Sep. 3, 2013 1:30 PM

Your Coffee Table's Begging For Books Like These

Two new volumes of art from Steve Brudniak and Clifford Ross

Arts Daily, Sep. 3, 2013 10:30 AM

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