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Getting Restless Hearts on Their Feet
Paul Boos happened to be at the right place at the right time: Copenhagen in the year 1990. Just before teaching company class at the Royal Danish Ballet, Boos was unexpectedly asked to do something that would require him to know Balanchine works in a way he never had before.

3:37PM Fri. Feb. 14, Sofia Tafich Read More | Comment »

Opening the Case on the American Sherlock
Murder is Kate Winkler Dawson's business.
The UT-Austin lecturer, journalist, and documentary film producer has spent decades reporting on and studying violent crime. Now she's written a true-crime tale about the early days of criminal forensic investigation, American Sherlock: Murder, Forensics, and the Birth of American CSI.

2:15PM Wed. Feb. 12, Mike Berry Read More | Comment »

Coldtowne Brings Sex a.k.a. Wieners and Boobs to the Austin Stage
From NYU to the big screen and now to the Austin stage, comedy multihyphenates Joe Lo Truglio, Michael Showalter, and David Wain continue to leave laughing (and sometimes confused) faces in their wake.

7:00AM Wed. Feb. 12, Francesca D'Annunzio Read More | Comment »

Moontower Comedy 2020: Wave 3
Hang onto your boards, laugh surfers! Moontower Comedy Festival has suddenly sent a new wave of acts for 2020, and it's a big one – loaded with new headliners: Marlon Wayans, YouTube idol Chris Fleming, Jacqueline Novak, and returning festival faves Ronny Chieng, Maria Bamford, and Todd Barry.

1:24PM Fri. Feb. 7, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Matthew Patin Named Texas Book Festival Literary Director
Just in time for its milestone 25th anniversary, the Texas Book Festival has named its new literary director. He's Matthew Patin, a writer and editor who's been smithing words around the publishing field for 15 years and serving the festival in various capacities for five, and now he gets to curate its massive author lineup – starting now.

12:45PM Wed. Jan. 29, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

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Umlauf in the Sky Like Diamonds
And so there was Austin’s acclaimed soprano Sarajane Dailey, about 12 feet in the air, slowly spinning on a crescent moon, suspended halfway between the floor and the ceiling of Sky Candy’s performance-and-training space in the arty Springdale General complex on the Eastside of our burgeoning metropolis.

4:00PM Mon. Jan. 27, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

In Memoriam: Peg Miller
The co-owner and self-proclaimed booking czarina of Chicago House, a spot where many an Austin songwriter, poet, playwright, and performer found their voice, has gone to join that dear arts space and her dear partner in it, Glynda Cox, in the Great Coffeehouse in the Sky. Peg Miller died January 13 following a long illness. She was 67.

2:30PM Mon. Jan. 27, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Dining for One at the Rubber Repstaurant
I had to sit on this review for a week, until the project was over. Because this thing, this latest happening from Rubber Repertory, if you published a review of it, if you talked about it in public, the whole thing would’ve been – like a disastrously fallen soufflé – pretty much fucked.

10:00AM Mon. Jan. 27, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

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