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Texas Book Festival Announces First Confirmed Authors for October Fest
We’re six months away from October’s Texas Book Festival, and two months shy of the traditional August lineup drop, but the TBF wants to get you excited now. Hence today’s sneak peek at a smattering of confirmed authors, including one that’s a dead lock for all the fiction prizes out there.

8:18PM Tue. Jun. 19, Kimberley Jones Read More | Comment »

Edgar Cantero Scoobies the Fhtagn Right Out the Ol’ Lovecraft
It’s here: The new paperback edition of Meddling Kids, that clever AF Edgar Cantero’s second bestselling novel, and the author will be at BookPeople this coming Monday night to present the thing.

1:00PM Fri. Jun. 15, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Five Recommended Arts Events This Weekend
OK, you survived another working week – now go out and do a thing, why don’tcha? Avail yourself, we mean, of some of the creative diversions our bustling metrop has to offer. For instance:

7:00AM Fri. Jun. 15, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

The Hidden Room Theatre Is Working With a Presidential Assassin
Austin’s Hidden Room theatre company is officially in cahoots with John Wilkes Booth, the actor who shot and killed President Abraham Lincoln back in 1865. They’re engaged in a sort of transtemporal collaboration, of course, and the Ransom Center’s Eric Colleary is partly to blame.

7:00AM Tue. Jun. 12, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Five Recommended Arts Events This Weekend
The ROT Rally’s inundating the city in record numbers, sure, but we’ve got just the usual number of suggestions for a different sort of damned good time.

9:00AM Fri. Jun. 8, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

The Critics Table's Crème de la Crème
The crowd could hardly compete with the one packed into the Erwin Center for Paul Simon Monday night, but the one at Cap City Comedy Club was large enough to fill the showroom as the Austin Critics Table gathered for the 26th time to honor outstanding work in the arts – and prove, perhaps, that its members are still crazy after all these years.

1:35PM Tue. Jun. 5, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

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Accessing Personal Care While Trans, Nonbinary, or Queer in Austin
It’s been a year and a half since Claire Bow, a transgender activist and advocate, has had her hair cut. After being misgendered multiple times by a previous stylist, the anxiety of it happening again has been too much of an obstacle to overcome.

8:00AM Sun. Jun. 3, Taylor Prewitt Read More | Comment »

Five Recommended Arts Events This Weekend
Although … maybe you’d prefer to just mope around, ever-so-subtly demonstrating how bored and miserable you are? Because it’s a cheap way of getting someone to pay attention to you? Yeah, fuck that. We’re all gonna die, eventually; might as well enjoy life while you can. And, look – here’s some things to help with that, some things to go out and be delighted by:

12:30PM Fri. Jun. 1, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Paramount Theatre Announces Fall/Winter Performances
Because it’s never too soon to start planning your future entertainment, you’re going to want to spend some time ogling the Paramount Theatre’s newly announced fall/winter lineup.

7:30PM Thu. May 31, Kimberley Jones Read More | Comment »

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