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Wayne Alan Brenner has been covering arts and culture for The Austin Chronicle for more than 15 years, bringing you the brilliant, the odd, and the underexposed.

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New Street Craft Book Features Local Yarnbomber Magda Sayeg

We’d recommend it anyway, because it’s just that good

Books Daily, Mar. 3, 2015 3:45 PM

International QuiltCon Returns to the Austin Convention Center

It's the Modern Quilt Guild’s biggest celebration & display of craft

Arts Daily, Feb. 18, 2015 11:45 AM

Part of the Texas State History Museum Is Closing for Renovation

Time for the Bob Bullock's ship to come in

Arts Daily, Feb. 16, 2015 2:00 PM

Lit-urday: Second Life

Follow Paul Griner's troubled heroine into the meaty afterlife

Books Daily, Feb. 7, 2015 11:00 AM

Five Excellent Things to Do in Austin this Weekend

Aside from enjoying this, we mean, ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS weather

Arts Daily, Feb. 6, 2015 5:45 PM

Of Course You Know 101 Ways to Use a Unicorn, Right?

Robb Pearlman and Dave Urban show you how.

Books Daily, Feb. 5, 2015 1:45 PM

"Sara Frantz: Between Borderlands"

The artist's gouache-and-graphite, abstracted renderings of landscapes and buildings are how a machine might see the world

Arts Review, Feb. 5, 2015

First Plates Extra Helpings: What’s Cooking in the Entomophagy Scene?

Among other things, would you believe … crickets as a Dai Due special?

Food Daily, Feb. 4, 2015 1:00 PM

Scott McCloud in Austin with The Sculptor this Weekend

The affable theorist of Understanding Comics waxes all fictional.

Books Daily, Feb. 4, 2015 11:00 AM

First Plates Extra Helpings: Small You Care to Eat

Chef Danny Palumbo cooks up some mighty tasty satire

Food Daily, Feb. 3, 2015 1:00 PM

The Q&A Hole: What's the Use of Owning Original Artwork?

With Chris Cubas, Jill Schroeder, Shannon McCormick, and more.

Arts Daily, Feb. 2, 2015 10:00 AM


Slugfest Gallery's sampling of the exquisitely complicated print process called mezzotint will have you gawking

Arts Review, Jan. 29, 2015

The Q&A Hole: Killing a Human?

With Jon Lebkowsky, Marc English, Rowan Hagemann, and more

Chronolog Daily, Jan. 26, 2015 10:00 AM

They've Gone and Monofonus'd the ATX Again!

Locally published treats both grisly and gratifying and in between.

Arts Daily, Jan. 19, 2015 1:00 PM

Thinking About Sharing the Black Emerald with Your Friends?

Genre-churning Instar Books wants to make it weird and easy for you.

Arts Daily, Jan. 16, 2015 1:00 PM

MerlinWorks Works the Improv Wizardry at ZACH

Teaching that whole yes-and thing at the city's shiny core of theatre

Arts Daily, Jan. 16, 2015 10:30 AM

"Multiple Originals XIX"

The Women Printmakers of Austin's latest group show displays both a diversity of technique and a fine array of beauty

Arts Review, Jan. 15, 2015

The Q&A Hole: What Does It Take to Succeed in This World?

With Rebecca Beegle, Alex Dobrenko, Asaf Ronen, and more.

Chronolog Daily, Jan. 12, 2015 11:25 AM

Bye-Bye, Bearden – Hello, Mac & Joe!

Cap City Comedy's PUNCH! showcase goes ALL'S WELL as of … now.

Arts Daily, Jan. 9, 2015 1:00 PM

Cortex and 'Spark'

John Twelve Hawks' dystopian thriller reviewed

Books Daily, Jan. 7, 2015 1:05 PM

The Q&A Hole Returns for Another Year

Now: What's the hardest thing about keeping New Year's resolutions?

Chronolog Daily, Jan. 5, 2015 10:00 AM

Top 10 Creative Things I Lucked Into in 2014

In 2014, reality and fantasy battled it out in theatre and art that was equally exquisite and unnerving

Arts Feature, Dec. 31, 2014

Strong and Talented and Young

Austin's Raw Paw collective inhales life, exhales art

Arts Feature, Dec. 23, 2014

"Anatomy of Drawing and Space (Brain Trash)"

The Blanton's exhibit is like being in James Drake's studio and experiencing his two years of daily drawing all at once

Arts Review, Dec. 23, 2014

Why Only Art (and Maybe Love) Will Ever Save You

Lynda Barry and DIrty Diamonds and following your dreeeeeeeams.

Arts Daily, Dec. 10, 2014 2:25 PM

Conspirare's Christmas at the Carillon with Ruthie Foster

The season's most glorious sounds – performed beyond the Carillon.

Arts Daily, Dec. 5, 2014 11:00 AM

Who's Letting You Use a Laser Cutter and a 3-D Printer?

TechShop – which has even more industrial tools for your projects.

Arts Daily, Dec. 4, 2014 11:30 AM

Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily

Austin Playhouse's Sherlockian pastry may be light, but Jason Newman's Great Detective is seriously good

Arts Review, Dec. 4, 2014

OMG! The Grumpy Cat Movie Premieres Tonight!

And we have a few reasons why you might be other than thrilled

Screens Daily, Nov. 29, 2014 11:00 AM

All Hail the Queen of Rural Media!

Jay Byrd brings Pat Hazell's Kodachrome Christmas to cheery life.

Arts Daily, Nov. 26, 2014 10:30 AM

Andrea Heimer: "Folk and Dagger"

In these narrative paintings, the complex human interactions of suburbia depicted are so strange and yet so familiar

Arts Review, Nov. 26, 2014

Lit-urday: Inherent Vice

Pynchon's mystery soaks in the Sixties and SoCal surf culture

Books Daily, Nov. 22, 2014 10:10 AM

Tales from the Black Vault: A Lovecraft Radio Drama Podcast

Austinites are fucking with the elder gods for the World Wide Web.

Arts Daily, Nov. 18, 2014 1:25 PM

"Ellen Heck: Connections"

The walls at Wally Workman are almost alive with figurative humanity captured with a sublime printerly grace

Arts Review, Nov. 13, 2014

Maybe, In Heaven, All the Toothpicks Taste Like Single Malt Scotch

But you can get 'em that way – and more – at Austin's STAG shop.

Design Daily, Nov. 3, 2014 10:00 AM

Burger Mary and the Carnivore's Ball

A few things you should know about the annual meat-fest.

Food Daily, Oct. 30, 2014 4:30 PM


Mythologies and fables cover the walls of grayDUCK Gallery in this show by Megan Kimber and Adrian Landon Brooks

Arts Review, Oct. 30, 2014

Everybody Has a Secret Life in the Movies

Authors Michael McGriff and J.M. Tyree eloquently show us how.

Books Daily, Oct. 23, 2014 9:45 AM

When You Pause the Heart of an Eagle and Can Feel Its Fear

Steve Moore's smartphone thriller for Fusebox comes to an end.

Arts Daily, Oct. 22, 2014 10:30 AM

Some People in Austin Need to STFU

Stand-up comedian Katie Pengra offers a lesson in heckling.

Arts Daily, Oct. 20, 2014 10:00 AM

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