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Five Arty Things to Do This Weekend
Even if the worst thing you’ve had to punch all week was the timeclock, ah, how refreshing to have these options available for supplementing the potential joy of your leisure hours …

12:45PM Thu. Aug. 17, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Dusty-Danger Dog Day in Austin
Every dog must have his day, goes the old saying that I’m almost required to start this blogpost with. But now a certain pooch, adopted from Town Lake Animal Shelter by Austin-based playwright Timothy Braun nine years ago, is having an official day here in our bustling city by the river.

1:00PM Wed. Aug. 16, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Get Your Invigorating Art On This Weekend!
The spiritual erosion wrought by your daily grind can be counteracted, we’re suggesting, with an infusion of what’s available in the city’s creative scene. That ain’t homeopathy, baby: These elixirs of entertainment are scientifically verified!

1:00PM Thu. Aug. 10, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

UT: Major Arts Commissions Announced
This time of year, most talk about the University of Texas concerns the football team, but the arts may generate some chatter this week with the news of two major commissions: from public art program Landmarks, a massive mural by José Parlá and from the College of Fine Arts, an opera about Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera.

4:00PM Fri. Aug. 4, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Five Artful Things to Do This Weekend
Artful?Yes: Full of art.Which is precisely what your brief respite from the work-week grind can be, citizen – especially if you harken unto our suggestions listed below:

3:30PM Thu. Aug. 3, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

In Memoriam: Sam Shepard
The passing of Sam Shepard on July 27 was a monumental loss to American theatre and cinema, for which he produced many enduring stage plays, screenplays, and film performances. But Central Texas will be central to keeping his flame alive in years to come, as major archives of his work are held at Texas State University and the University of Texas.

1:08PM Thu. Aug. 3, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

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Texas Teen Book Festival Announces Lineup
The Texas Teen Book Festival announced the authors for its ninth celebration of young adult literature. This year's lineup? Thirty-eight authors ranging from "high fantasy to high tech to high drama,” says the TTBF Programming Director Meghan Goel. Expect the festival to have something for every kind of YA book-lover.

8:00AM Wed. Aug. 2, Jennifer Murphy Read More | Comment »

Transgender Comics Anthology “We’re Still Here” Nails Kickstarter to the Crowdfunding Wall
Holy Winsor McCay, there’s a daunting multitude of comics anthologies in this world! So many, many, many anthologies of copiously illustrated stories, of sequential-art narratives, already in existence. And sometimes it seems that there’s another one being published, like, every single goddamn day. Y'know?

9:00AM Mon. Jul. 31, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Artist Jim Rugg Brings His New Street Angel to Austin
Unless you typically witness some 12-year-old homeless girl with or without a nail-studded baseball bat taking on violent street gangs and assorted criminals and, even, ninjas all mano-a-mano – and winning – then you probably haven’t seen anything like Street Angel before.

9:00AM Tue. Jul. 25, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

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