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Come Sail Away With Amanda Ward's The Jetsetters
"In the morning, Charlotte went to mass. When she knelt after communion, during the time she felt she had the most direct and clear line to God, she prayed, Dear God, please let me win a Mediterranean sea cruise."
For some people, going on a cruise is just that important. And Amanda Eyre Ward gets it. Really gets it.

1:00PM Wed. Apr. 22, 2020, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

In Memoriam: Glenna Goodacre
Three older men, two shirtless and in swim trunks, all wholly absorbed in conversation with one another and oblivious to all else. It's unlikely as a subject for a statue, much less one to be beloved, but so it is with Philosophers' Rock, which has stood outside Barton Springs Pool for 26 years. And now its maker, Glenna Goodacre, has died.

12:05PM Tue. Apr. 21, 2020, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

This Bubblegum Is Packed With Chewy, Fucked-Up Flavor
"What if David Foster Wallace wrote Gremlins?" begins the press release from Doubleday.

2:45PM Mon. Apr. 20, 2020, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Fusebox Festival 2020: Virtual Edition
Like all spring arts events, Fusebox Festival had to cancel the live version planned for this month. But this annual celebration of innovative and boundary-busting creative work wasn't going to let a little COVID-19 lockdown shut it down completely. Thus, the Fusebox Virtual Edition was born, and the lineup and schedule for April 24-26 is now available.

1:00PM Mon. Apr. 20, 2020, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Austin Art & Comedy Events Streaming This Weekend
You’re prudently staying at home, Austinite, and more power to you and the rest of us self-isolators in the midst of these frustrating plaguetime follies. Because we’re all getting a little twitchy – or Twitchy – at this point, aren’t we?

8:00AM Fri. Apr. 17, 2020, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

The Motorblade Poster Man Is Leaving Austin for Good
Fritz Blaw, that irrepressibly mobile resident of our city for 43 years, is bidding this town adieu.

11:45AM Tue. Apr. 14, 2020, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

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Five Post-Apocalyptic Novels for Your Plaguetime Pleasure
Look, this current situation of ours? Let’s not overestimate this thing: It’s not an apocalypse.
It’s not even a dystopia yet.

5:30PM Mon. Apr. 13, 2020, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Austin Creative Alliance's Artists Emergency Relief Fund
Amy Diane Morrow was struggling even before the pandemic hit Austin.
Just the month before, she'd lost her partner, her home, and, thanks to dental surgery and a prolonged recovery period, all her arts-related income. The COVID-19 shutdown meant dance studios had to close, forcing Morrow to cancel classes she'd have been paid for teaching.

12:50PM Thu. Apr. 9, 2020, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

The Invoke Quartet in Quarantine Times
Hey, how is the Invoke quartet – last year's Best of Austin winner for "Most Foot-Stompin' Classical" – doing in our currently viral and socially distant times?

2:05PM Tue. Apr. 7, 2020, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

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