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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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Five Recommended Austin Arts Events This Weekend

On the weekend before that SXSW thing engulfs us all, yes

Arts Daily, Mar. 2, 2018 1:00 PM

Austin Modern Home Tour? This Saturday!

Think of it as a sort of architectural Pinterest board, in 3-D and IRL

Chron Events Daily, Feb. 23, 2018 9:30 AM

Five Recommended Arts Events in Austin This Weekend

Benthos, People’s Gallery, porn, dance, and homely weirdness

Arts Daily, Feb. 22, 2018 9:00 AM

The Soup Peddler Yellow-Bikes Its Way to 16 Years

David Ansel’s soup-delivery service thrives in the new Austin

Food Daily, Feb. 21, 2018 11:45 AM

Why Is Art.Science.Gallery. Leaving Canopy?

You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to guess the answer

Arts Daily, Feb. 19, 2018 10:30 AM

Five Arts Events in Austin This Weekend

FronteraFest, Refigured, Ellsworth Kelly, Ballet Austin, ColdTowne

Arts Daily, Feb. 16, 2018 1:15 PM

Five Pet Cats in Modern Fiction

And you won’t believe what happens to the third one

Arts Daily, Feb. 15, 2018 2:00 PM

Pairing Girl Scout Cookies With Beer?

Vince Thompson at the Brass Tap makes it seem ordinarily brilliant

Food Daily, Feb. 14, 2018 8:00 AM

Five Arts Events in Austin This Weekend

Theatre, graphic glory, steamrollering, coffee, and the ol' brown box

Arts Daily, Feb. 9, 2018 11:30 AM

Why Valentine’s Day Sucks

At least, the actual date of it – historically speaking

Chronolog Daily, Feb. 5, 2018 8:00 AM

Five Recommended Arts Events This Weekend

Fear not, citizen! We’ll shield you against that mofo of a FOMO!

Arts Daily, Feb. 2, 2018 12:01 PM

Where Did Valentine’s Day Come From?

The beginning was, as for most of us, totally erotic

Chronolog Daily, Feb. 2, 2018 8:00 AM

Five Recommended Art Events This Weekend

How can you lose with a sweet list to use before it's time to choose?

Arts Daily, Jan. 26, 2018 12:01 PM

Central Market + Maffei: Better Than a Halftime Show

We review the recent Chef’s Table class at the popular cooking school

Food Daily, Jan. 24, 2018 10:45 AM

Five Arts Events In Austin This Weekend

Comedy, classical music, visual arts, poetry, wine & cheese

Arts Daily, Jan. 19, 2018 1:15 PM

Will $2.13 Pale Ale Tip the Scales of Waitron Justice?

Oasis Texas Brewing Company and In the Weeds beering up together

Food Daily, Jan. 17, 2018 1:45 PM

Five Arty Events: Jan. 12-14

The year continues! The present trips into the future! Who'd'a thunk?

Arts Daily, Jan. 11, 2018 3:45 PM

Raw Paw’s Chris Dock Talks About the Fire that Destroyed Their HQ

Local arts collective devastated by flames as the year begins

Arts Daily, Jan. 8, 2018 12:45 PM

NY in the Snow

In this gorgeous volume, photographer Vivienne Gucwa documents the Big Apple’s yearly transmogrification into a winter wonderland

Arts Review, Jan. 4, 2018

Five Arty Things to Do: Jan. 5-7

Apocalypse indefinitely postponed; go out, have some fun

Arts Daily, Jan. 4, 2018 12:45 AM

Wayne Alan Brenner's Top 10 Arts-Related Things I Enjoyed in 2017

Bold takes on history and art that moved around the city spoke to a growing, changing Austin this year

Arts Feature, Dec. 28, 2017

"Carl Block: Odd Pottery"

Block's ceramic monster-faced jugs with crooked teeth and varminty eyes are indeed odd but also colorful and delightful

Arts Review, Dec. 28, 2017

Austin’s Funniest People Recap 2017

The Year In Review, just as it says on the tin. You know, the tin.

Arts Daily, Dec. 26, 2017 5:00 PM

If It Ain't Bruch, Don't Fix It

Just a drummer from Iowa? Just a culinary badass? Hold his beer.

Food Daily, Dec. 21, 2017 1:00 PM

Five Arty Things to Do: Dec. 15-17

Counting it down, arting it up, struggling with the goddamn tinsel

Arts Daily, Dec. 15, 2017 2:15 PM

Two Shannons Take the Improv Stage to … Where?

Local stars McCormick and Stott, together at last for the first time

Arts Daily, Dec. 14, 2017 4:45 PM

Five Recent Graphic Novels to End This Crazy Year Right

We mean, if there’s any way to end it that’s other than wrong

Arts Daily, Dec. 14, 2017 10:00 AM

Local Art Gifts for Discerning Geeks

Do you know about these three treasures already, Austinite?

Arts Daily, Dec. 13, 2017 11:59 AM

The Frank Mills Call It Quits After 500th Show

Why is one of the city’s top improv troupes breaking up?

Arts Daily, Dec. 12, 2017 10:00 AM

Five Arty Things to Do: Dec. 8-10

Tick-tick-tick goes the year-end timepiece, better do these now

Arts Daily, Dec. 7, 2017 10:30 AM

Kickstartering that Lovise and Shealy

It's down to the crowdfunding wire for Couri Vine graphic novel

Arts Daily, Dec. 5, 2017 1:00 PM

Five Arty Things to Do: Dec. 1-3

Lot of notches in Father Time's varmint-poking stick by now, right?

Arts Daily, Nov. 30, 2017 10:30 AM

Murder Ballads

This blues-infused crime thriller suggests a number of Dangerous Things to Do Outside Shreveport Until You’re Dead

Arts Review, Nov. 21, 2017

Five Arty Things to Do: Nov. 17-19


Arts Daily, Nov. 16, 2017 2:15 PM

Five Arty Things to Do: Nov. 10-12

G-gosh, whatever might they be? Anyone have a clue?

Arts Daily, Nov. 9, 2017 2:45 PM

Six Picks From That EAST Beast

Necessary, unless you’re the living embodiment of “indefatigable”

Arts Daily, Nov. 8, 2017 5:00 PM

Chef Palumbo Strikes Again

Nothing quite like a good lutefisk enchilada, n’est-ce pas?

Arts Daily, Nov. 7, 2017 10:30 AM

Review: Spinning

Tillie Walden's graphic novel is a powerful coming-of-age tale

Arts Daily, Nov. 3, 2017 11:50 AM

Five Arty Things to Do: Nov. 3-5

That number again is: Five. Yes, five arty things.

Arts Daily, Nov. 2, 2017 2:50 PM

Tillie Walden: Talking Comics

"If it was torture, I’d’ve given up by now.”

Arts Daily, Nov. 1, 2017 3:00 PM

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