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Wayne Alan Brenner

Arts Listings Editor


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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Clay Towery, R.I.P.

One of the finest among us leaves the party too soon.

Arts Daily, Feb. 14, 2014 1:15 PM

The Future Food Salon Carries a Message of Tasty Protein on Six Legs

Haute cuisine gets buggy to promote progressive thinking about global food supplies

Food Feature, Feb. 13, 2014

Hungry Todd Rungy Knows How to Look Good While Eating Anything

Austin's favorite flag-wearing super-patriot shows you how it's done

Screens Feature, Feb. 13, 2014

Millions of Americans Are Strange

And dozens of them will prove this for A Strange Object on Tuesday night

Books Daily, Feb. 10, 2014 12:01 PM

Is Austin Too Cold For Artist Tim Doyle?

No, he's just got a sweet deal with San Francisco's Spoke Art Gallery

Arts Daily, Feb. 6, 2014 12:50 PM

Even If You Think You Wouldn't Like A Comic Book Called 'Monsters!'

OMG, lemme tell you about this hilarious thing from Gustavo Duarte …

Books Daily, Feb. 5, 2014 3:00 PM

Austin's Rubber Repertory Wins National Arts Entrepreneurship Award

Fractured Atlas gives a prestigious nod to Our Boys in Kansas

Arts Daily, Feb. 4, 2014 12:10 PM

FronteraFest Review: 'Iced Tea in Texas'

British ex-pat Bernadette Nason pours some sweet memories

Arts Daily, Feb. 1, 2014 12:24 PM

The Island of Dr. Moreau: A Fever Dream Steeped in Blood

Arts Feature, Jan. 30, 2014


Arts Feature, Jan. 30, 2014

Presidential Losers on Parade!

Party with the also-rans at the big bold artbook release this Sunday

Arts Daily, Jan. 24, 2014 3:10 PM

PrintAustin: Big Medium, Art.Science.Gallery, and Immediatag

Three galleries at Canopy offer such resonant and vital prints that they're hard to tear your vision from

Arts Review, Jan. 23, 2014

Ransom Riggs Has a Hollow City for You

And he'll tell you all about it at BookPeople tonight … maybe.

Books Daily, Jan. 21, 2014 11:20 AM

Everybody Wants a Few Good Dates

Two paper-based calendars for this year's stream of days and nights

Design Daily, Jan. 16, 2014 11:00 AM

Introducing the Octopus Project's Exquisite Corpse

The Austin Motion Artists Group frankensteins up a new music video

Screens Feature, Jan. 16, 2014

The Austin Review's Launch Party Is GO

New indie journal releases itself with a night of readings & noms

Books Daily, Jan. 10, 2014 1:35 PM

Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson: SXSW Interactive Keynote Speaker

Ever so difficult to keep UT alums away from this crazy town, ain't it?

SXSW Daily, Jan. 9, 2014 3:01 PM

Never Mind the Polar Kind, Austin Has Its Own Vortex

And that irrepressible powerhouse of theatre is about to turn 25

Arts Daily, Jan. 9, 2014 1:30 PM

Angie Renfro: Solo Show

Renfro's paintings elegantly evoke a sense of sorrow-tinged wonder about humanity's triumphs of creation

Arts Review, Jan. 9, 2014

Who In Austin Doesn’t Have Time For a Quickie?

BedPost Confessions expands your erotic opportunities.

Chronolog Daily, Jan. 6, 2014 10:30 AM

Top 10 Creative Things I Lucked Into in 2013

Arts Feature, Jan. 3, 2014

Three Cheers for Reading

Our favorite books of 2013

Books Feature, Jan. 3, 2014

The Q&A Hole: What's the Best Thing They Got for Christmas?

And what's the best thing they gave? Nine citizens answer.

Arts Daily, Jan. 1, 2014 11:42 AM

'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

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