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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.

111 articles in 2015   •   page 1 of 3

Top 10 Arts-Related Program Activities of 2015

The most memorable art of 2015 carved strange and brilliant new spaces out of familiar ones

Arts Feature, Dec. 31, 2015

The Sherlock Holmes Book

This encyclopedic overview of all things Holmesian will add a literary elegance to your coffee table

Arts Feature, Dec. 23, 2015

An Invitation to Sleep Among Other Dreamers

Hearsay & Hyperbole conjures the rapid eye movements on New Year’s Day

Arts Daily, Dec. 22, 2015 10:00 AM

Can’t Keep Mum About This Single Barrel Rum: Cruzan

These spirits will definitely give you a rum for your money

Chronolog Daily, Dec. 11, 2015 1:00 PM

Brently Heilbron's Stand Up Empire Signs With PBS

New show to bring ACL-like coverage of Austin's comedy scene

Screens Feature, Dec. 10, 2015

Gift Guide 2015: Fiction by Austin Authors

An arcane tapestry of alternate cowboy history and steampunk sci-fi in a multitextured graphic package

Arts Feature, Dec. 10, 2015

Dita Von Teese: Your Beauty Mark

Our intrepid reporter and his friend take the new book for a test drive

Arts Daily, Dec. 9, 2015 2:55 PM

Opal Divine’s 13th Annual Whisky Festival: A Review

A night of quaffs from those distant lands where the wild haggis roam

Food Daily, Dec. 7, 2015 12:19 PM

Think Giftily, Shop Locally: Five Things & More

Do the best presents come from right here in Austin? Check this list!

Arts Daily, Nov. 24, 2015 11:30 AM

OMG, There are Strange Beasts in Austin Tonight

They're … they're all over the walls of Guzu Gallery!

Arts Daily, Nov. 20, 2015 12:15 PM

WaffleFest 2015

For the 14th year, the Hideout Theatre brings 25 troupes together for a toasty mix of improv and free waffles

Arts Feature, Nov. 19, 2015

In the Bounce House with Comedian Danny Palumbo

2015’s Funniest Person in Austin is cooking on all burners

Arts Daily, Nov. 18, 2015 10:30 AM

Dinner Lab + Phaidon = Magnus Nilsson's Nordic Feast

Not even an army of frost giants could keep us from this culinary event

Food Daily, Nov. 16, 2015 10:30 AM

Neil Gaiman on James Thurber's The 13 Clocks

The acclaimed fantasy writer champions a forgotten masterpiece

Arts Daily, Nov. 13, 2015 10:30 AM

Neil Gaiman's Greatest Delights

Author Neil Gaiman brings his Dreamy self to Austin on Friday the 13th

Arts Feature, Nov. 12, 2015

Before EAST? During EAST? Something Other Than EAST?

We totally <3 that East Austin Studio Tour, but hold on a minute

Arts Daily, Nov. 11, 2015 4:40 PM

Bob Khosravi Recording Live Comedy Album Tonight

The local stand-up storyteller gets vinylized at Cap City.

Arts Daily, Nov. 11, 2015 1:15 PM

Funny, Inc.: ColdTowne Ownership Expands

Because making people laugh, sometimes it's a real business

Arts Daily, Nov. 9, 2015 10:30 AM

Lit-urday: The Realist

This is what it's like when you're a man, a husband, a father, an artist.

Arts Daily, Nov. 7, 2015 5:30 PM

Five Events to Make Your Weekend Fun

Because, what are you gonna do – just mope around at home?

Arts Daily, Nov. 5, 2015 10:30 AM

St. Marks Is Dead Is Alive & Well In Austin, Texas

Ada Calhoun brings the NYC history and the hipness back to Bevo-town.

Arts Daily, Nov. 3, 2015 10:30 AM

Lit-urday: Slade House

David Mitchell lights up a compelling Joss shtick.

Arts Daily, Oct. 31, 2015 8:25 PM

Satan to Host Sixth Annual Comedy Seance

The Dark Prince hosts again, promises one hell of a time

Arts Daily, Oct. 28, 2015 1:00 PM

It’s Not Coffee That’s Brewing Up There in the Clouds

But we’ll be swigging it down while the sky opens its floodgates again

Food Daily, Oct. 21, 2015 1:00 PM

Tim Doyle Draws "Lost Austin" Out of the Past and Onto Your Walls

The popular artist reveals his newest prints at Parts & Labour

Arts Daily, Oct. 20, 2015 2:30 PM

Five Fun Things To Do in Austin This Weekend

Even besides that amazing Texas Book Festival, we mean.

Arts Daily, Oct. 15, 2015 4:15 PM

Sculpture: Bend Me, Shape Me

Austinites can learn how from masters of the craft at Atelier 3-D

Arts Daily, Oct. 14, 2015 10:30 AM

Austin’s Double Dose of Hot Sweet Ink

Raw Paw and Pastelegram paper the town with wonders

Arts Daily, Oct. 13, 2015 10:30 AM

Dr. Mutter’s Marvels: Softer Than Before

Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz brings the new paperback home

Arts Daily, Oct. 12, 2015 10:30 AM

Nice Vielle Y’got There, Pilgrim

TEMP goes Spanish and Medieval with 11 superlative singers

Arts Daily, Oct. 9, 2015 3:01 PM

New Tweet Dreams Show Debuts at ColdTowne

Improv comedy show taps into the subconscious via social media

Arts Daily, Sep. 30, 2015 1:30 PM

Austin's One Ounce Opera vs. Nickelback

Almost literally. And that's just part of this event.

Arts Daily, Sep. 29, 2015 11:00 AM

Tomine & Beaton & Drawn & Quarterly: Yes, This

These two collections will rock your heart, brain, and funny bone

Arts Daily, Sep. 19, 2015 1:40 PM

Late Night TV Is About to Get Downright Gaar-ish

Stand-up comic Brian Gaar hosts a new Austin-based show on the CW

Screens Feature, Sep. 17, 2015

Yeah, This Friday Night Is Pretty Much Lousy With Art

And here’s a what-to-see tip from your mixer-happy media mavens:

Arts Daily, Sep. 16, 2015 4:00 PM

Open House at the Austin Book Arts Center

The city’s epicenter of old-school book tech invites you to visit!

Arts Daily, Sep. 10, 2015 4:15 PM

Austin’s Out Of Bounds Comedy Festival Has No Bounds In Stock

The annual juggernaut of performative hijinks returns to the ATX

Arts Daily, Aug. 28, 2015 12:45 PM

The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray Is Totally Worthy of Its Subject

Everyone will always believe this

Arts Daily, Aug. 22, 2015 10:00 AM

How Many Fables in the Naked City?

More than usual this weekend, thanks to Vertigo and Natalie Frank

Arts Daily, Aug. 13, 2015 10:30 AM

Sistering the Brothers Grimm

Austin-born artist Natalie Frank makes fables viscerally visual in her exhibition at the Blanton

Arts Feature, Aug. 13, 2015

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