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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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The Seven Skeletons of Lydia Pyne

The local science historian debuts her new book about famous fossil hominids

Arts Feature, Aug. 11, 2016

Recommended: The Hominids

Seven Skeletons' Lydia Pyne cites Robert J. Sawyer's The Hominids as a fiction book that gets Neanderthals right

Arts Feature, Aug. 11, 2016

Exclusive Interview With Wrestling Legend Duke “The Rooster” Cartwright

Deposed local champ tells it like it is before Soul Grudge Showdown VI

Arts Daily, Aug. 9, 2016 10:38 AM

The Golden Age of Industrial Musicals Shines Anew at the Alamo Drafthouse

Steve Young reveals the hidden world of uncanny corporate razzmatazz

Screens Daily, Jul. 29, 2016 11:30 AM

Who … Is … Couri Vine?

Comic-book creators Leah Lovise & Vanessa Shealy know – and are telling

Arts Daily, Jul. 27, 2016 9:30 AM

New Live Comedy Show Is Doper Than What, Exactly?

Heckle Her Productions goes all Nineties-style with latest comedy gig

Arts Daily, Jul. 13, 2016 2:30 PM

Only the Fourth Wall Is Forever

After 10 years, Salvage Vanguard Theater is moving on

Arts Feature, Jun. 23, 2016

47 Nonstop, Unsleeping, Possibly Hallucinatory Hours of Improv This Weekend

The Hideout is doing that wild thing they do every year

Arts Daily, Jun. 16, 2016 4:05 PM

FamiLIES at ColdTowne Theater

In taking characters beyond improv to a scripted format, this ColdTowne project delivers an exaggerated imitation of life

Arts Review, Jun. 16, 2016

Force, Fuse, Flower: Colin McIntyre’s “Circumnutation”

New metalwork show brings a few helical organics to Dimension Gallery

Arts Daily, Jun. 15, 2016 3:35 PM

Chris Woolfrey’s Got Issues With Intellectual Property. You Can Help.

You think information really wants to be free? That view may cost us all.

Arts Daily, Jun. 8, 2016 3:10 PM

Ben Snakepit Releases His Manor Threat

New collection of diary comics debuts at Beerland this Saturday

Arts Daily, Jun. 8, 2016 12:05 PM

Austin’s Ninth Annual Bug (Eating) Festival

Two legs good, six legs tasty!

Food Daily, Jun. 1, 2016 11:00 AM

Time for Another Graphic Novadose of That Kramer’s Ergot

Sammy Harkham’s new anthology is one long & strange & stunning trip

Arts Daily, May. 25, 2016 2:35 PM

Looking at the Big Picture

Paramount Summer Classic Film Series goes large

Screens Feature, May. 19, 2016

West Austin Studio Tour: The Second Weekend

Our recommendations among WEST's artist studios and galleries

Arts Daily, May. 18, 2016 5:35 PM

West Austin Studio Tour: Recommendations

Five suggested stops along the annual Westside visual-arts tour

Arts Daily, May. 10, 2016 3:15 PM

Maker Faire Austin Returns

Celebration of DIY tech & creation lights up the Palmer Events Center

Arts Daily, May. 4, 2016 12:01 PM

KRAKATHOOOOM!! Free Comic Book Day Is Soon Upon Us Once Again!

Annual giveaway of popular sequential art stirs area interest, desire

Arts Daily, May. 3, 2016 11:00 AM

New Tarantula Species Named After Local Arachnologist

Arachnid expert David Moellendorf nabs a sort of spidery immortality

Chronolog Daily, Apr. 27, 2016 5:30 PM

ARENA: Dressage to Impress

A starry & enchanted night of human performance in the Hill Country

Arts Daily, Apr. 26, 2016 11:35 AM

On Second Thought, Never Mind that Whole Virgin/Whore Dichotomy

Chester Brown's Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus? Oh holy shit.

Arts Daily, Apr. 20, 2016 3:05 PM

Jones, Help Sister Chevrolet Prevent Fire in Your Home!

Julie Doucet’s Carpet Sweeper Tales holds retro advertising hostage

Arts Daily, Apr. 20, 2016 2:00 PM

Is the Hideout’s Improvised Play Festival Just Too Much to Deal With?

Three nights of shows from across the city, the nation, and … London?

Arts Daily, Apr. 14, 2016 12:55 PM

"Alejandra Almuelle: Locus" at Dimension Gallery

The dark physicality of these figurative sculptures brings an exquisite imposition of memories into the waking world

Arts Review, Apr. 14, 2016

This Fresh Squeeze Is All About the Opera Shorts

One Ounce Opera premieres a concert of new young composers

Arts Daily, Apr. 13, 2016 10:00 AM

Rose Is a Rose Is a Rose Is One Helluva Posh and Surreal Soirée

Women & Their Work go all freaky-floral for annual fundraiser

Arts Daily, Apr. 11, 2016 10:00 AM

Steve Parker's Song for Bat / Man

For this year's Fusebox, composer Steve Parker flies a batty Austin concert with live echolocation

Arts Feature, Apr. 7, 2016

Donya Stockton Isn’t Going Anywhere Near Hell in That Handbasket

The Austin clubland mover-and-shaker weaves much to the imagination

Arts Daily, Apr. 4, 2016 10:45 AM

Blue Genie Art Industries Is Moving

And you’re invited to the farewell party, citizen!

Arts Daily, Mar. 29, 2016 4:05 PM

New Austin Show Celebrates the Lighter Side of Ethnic Assimilation

Lucky Chaos Theatre’s Leng Wong tells us about Living on the Hyphen

Arts Daily, Mar. 28, 2016 10:00 AM

Who Did the Animation for Keith Maitland’s Documentary Tower?

Minnow Mountain’s Craig Staggs talks art & drama & Austin & Earp

Arts Daily, Mar. 25, 2016 11:30 AM

Shawn Sides and Graham Reynolds: Rude and Golden

How two of Austin's top creative stars meld a busy life of art and love

Arts Feature, Mar. 24, 2016

Kaci and the Wagakkiband: A SXSW Interview

Rock + traditional Japanese instruments = 俊英!

Arts Daily, Mar. 23, 2016 1:05 PM

WagakkiBand Hits the Des Moines Embassy Like a Rain of Shuriken

Japanese fusion superstars to rock Downtown ATX this Friday night

SXSW Daily, Mar. 17, 2016 4:35 PM

"Johnston Foster, Irena Jurek, and Jared Theis: Body Talk"

This show's three artists display creative, complex alternatives to the meat sacks we all share

Arts Review, Mar. 17, 2016

SXSW Film Review: In Pursuit of Silence

A contemplative look at quiet spaces

Screens Daily, Mar. 14, 2016 4:00 PM

SXSW Film Review: Alive and Kicking

Swing dancing is back (again) in this charming doc

Screens Daily, Mar. 13, 2016 10:45 PM

SXSW Film Review: Spaceship

Alien abduction or colorful hallucination?

Screens Daily, Mar. 12, 2016 9:00 PM

SXSW Interactive: Generation Z and Gender

Celebrating the youthful abandon of norms

SXSW Daily, Mar. 12, 2016 6:08 PM

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