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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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Wayne Alan Brenner's Top 10 Arts-Related Program Activities of 2016

Uncommon combinations – dance with horses, music with robots, drama with a Tesla coil – made the year unforgettable

Arts Feature, Dec. 29, 2016

Is Austin’s Art.Science.Gallery. Evolving or Dying?

Crucial times for the city’s science-celebrating bastion of art

Arts Daily, Dec. 16, 2016 2:00 PM

Gift Guide 2016: Coffeetable Books

Big books give heft to big success stories about women in business, Flatbed Press, UT’s collections, Pan Am, and the Spurs

Arts Feature, Dec. 15, 2016

Hey, Grownups! More Graphic Novels!

Three new releases from those geeky savants at Fantagraphics

Arts Daily, Dec. 13, 2016 4:00 PM

Jennifer Sherburn’s Eleven Eleven: 02

Bold new dance series continues its planned 11-month reign of beauty

Arts Daily, Dec. 7, 2016 1:00 PM

Hey, Grownups! Graphic Novels!

Three new releases from the good folks at Drawn & Quarterly

Arts Daily, Dec. 6, 2016 4:30 PM

Gift Guide 2016: Haunted Holidays

A few suggestions if you’re giving your Ghost of Christmas Past a present ...

Arts Feature, Dec. 1, 2016

The Haunted Bookshelf

Heavens, this series of reprints of vintage ghost stories may unsettle the composure of the steadiest reader

Arts Feature, Dec. 1, 2016

The Mystery: What’s on Kleinfeld’s List?

10 classic solutions to which crimes are worth reading about

Arts Daily, Nov. 30, 2016 4:00 PM

These New Crime Thrillers Make Killer Presents

Following the deadly stalkers through the stacks of Mulholland

Arts Daily, Nov. 30, 2016 10:00 AM

Cochon555 Heritage BBQ Is All About the Old-School Pork

Nat’l culinary competition delights with food, drink, and knowledge

Food Daily, Nov. 23, 2016 10:00 AM

Blue Genie Art Bazaar: The Movening

Blue Genie Art Bazaar shifts its longtime holiday gift emporium to a new space across from ACC Highland

Arts Feature, Nov. 23, 2016

Austin Art Boards 2016: We Have a Winner! In Fact, We Have 10 of Them!

Reagan Outdoor Advertising renews its artful billboard gift to the ATX

Arts Daily, Nov. 22, 2016 11:30 AM

East Austin Studio Tour? Here’s Four More Picks!

Just doing our best to mitigate that bothersome FOMO, citizen…

Arts Daily, Nov. 17, 2016 1:00 PM

East Austin Studio Tour: A Few More Picks to Get You Going

Life is short, art is long, going EAST works better with a plan

Arts Daily, Nov. 14, 2016 7:00 AM

The Q&A Hole: Why Would Someone – Why Would Anyone – Vote for Trump?

With Leslie Bonnell, Arcie Cola, Lashonda Lester, Tim Doyle, and more

News Daily, Nov. 8, 2016 7:20 AM

Ben Katchor: Drawn, You Might Say, to the Texas Book Festival

The acclaimed cartoonist brings his Cheap Novelties to Austin

Arts Daily, Nov. 2, 2016 10:00 AM

The Q&A Hole: Which Restaurant for the Rest of Your Life?

With Ben Snakepit, Regina Allen, Patty Leidy, Miracle Jones, and more.

Chronolog Daily, Nov. 1, 2016 8:00 AM

Leon and Stella Alesi: Love Conjures All

Leon and Stella Alesi provide ocular proof of a life in the arts

Arts Feature, Oct. 27, 2016

The Q&A Hole: Considering All the Different Gods Available to Humanity, How Do You Choose Which One to Believe In?

With Russell Glasser, Cristine H. Legare, David Wheeler, and more.

Chronolog Daily, Oct. 25, 2016 8:55 AM

Hidden Room Theatre's Houdini Speaks to the Living

In Houdini Speaks to the Living, Hidden Room Theatre resurrects two dead celebrities for a spirited battle

Arts Feature, Oct. 20, 2016

"Meet the Beetles"

This Art.Science.Gallery exhibit celebrating the order Coleoptera in art will have you screaming "Yeah, yeah, yeah!"

Arts Review, Oct. 20, 2016

The Q&A Hole: Can Money Buy Happiness?

With Edmo, Carina Magyar, and … Gloria Steinem? Yes, and more.

Chronolog Daily, Oct. 18, 2016 10:00 AM

The One Thing That Even Houdini Couldn’t Escape

Cooking class reveals arcane secrets of chicken paprikash and more

Arts Daily, Oct. 13, 2016 11:42 AM

Evidence for the Prosecution of Rock

Austin’s Graffiti Trials releases a garage-flavored chunk of awesome

Arts Daily, Oct. 12, 2016 10:00 AM

The Q&A Hole: What’s the Worst Thing About Austin, Texas?

With Jen Cash, Sam Eidson, Shannon McCormick, Matt Oztalay, and more.

Chronolog Daily, Oct. 11, 2016 8:30 AM

The Wordy Wranglers of Typewriter Rodeo

The whole country's saddling up with Austin's vaqueros of verse

Arts Feature, Oct. 6, 2016

Of Course, Music Is Never Your Sole Identity

But even what brings the music to you can be a part of it

Arts Daily, Oct. 5, 2016 5:00 PM

The Q&A Hole: Why Are People So Violent Toward Each Other

With Denise Prince, Bob Duke, Chris Brown, Rebecca Schwarz, and more

Chronolog Daily, Oct. 4, 2016 8:00 AM

The Mind’s New Science Guys

UT profs mix brain data, insight, and badinage for live entertainment

Arts Daily, Oct. 3, 2016 10:00 AM

Lit-urday: Margarito and the Snowman by REYoung

Austin author’s latest waggles an icy pistola at your hangover menudo.

Arts Daily, Oct. 1, 2016 10:00 AM

The Q&A Hole: What’s the Most Important Thing in Life?

With JT Habersaat, David Wheeler, Jodi Egerton, Marc English & more.

Chronolog Daily, Sep. 27, 2016 8:00 AM

The Q&A Hole: How Does Something Get "Overrated"?

With Lauren Weinstein, Tim Doyle, Pat Dean, Mark Finn, and more

Chronolog Daily, Sep. 20, 2016 8:00 AM

David Wheeler of Dragon’s Lair Has Been Selling Comics In Austin for 30 Years

Local bastion of supergraphics & gaming celebrates three decades

Arts Daily, Sep. 14, 2016 12:01 PM

Connecting More Than Dots With Cloud Tree Artist Brian David Johnson

Wood and resin beautifully encode philosophies in this new solo show

Arts Daily, Sep. 13, 2016 2:00 PM

The Q&A Hole: Why Isn't LSD Legal?

Trip on this with Lana Lesley, Denise Prince, Mickle Maher, and more.

Chronolog Daily, Sep. 13, 2016 8:00 AM

Steve Rogers Is the Man Who’s Shooting All Those Performers

Local arts-scene photog reveals a plethora of faces at the Hideout

Arts Daily, Sep. 12, 2016 9:00 AM

Nisi Shawl Is Crossing the Streams of Fantastical Fiction

The Tiptree-winning author brings her new alt-history to the ATX

Arts Daily, Sep. 7, 2016 9:00 AM

The Q&A Hole Returns!

Because everyone’s got one, right? An opinion, we mean.

Chronolog Daily, Sep. 6, 2016 8:00 AM

Beer Today, Framed Tomorrow: The Art of the Brew Returns

The annual celebration of suds & art & music is back with even more

Arts Daily, Aug. 31, 2016 8:00 AM

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