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Five Arty Things to Do This Weekend: Oct. 20-22
But, no, we jest. That is, you certainly may read this list aloud in the voice of Michael Caine, if you wish. If you can. But you can do anything, pretty much, can’t you? This is still America, after all. Never mind those chem trails. Pay no attention to that rufous-tinted Pussy-Grabber-In-Chief. But enjoy your weekend, insh’allah, with these events:

4:20PM Thu. Oct. 19, 2017, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Barney Miller: Dark Knight
Welcome back to the 12th Precinct, citizen, where Detectives Harris and Yemana and Wojciehowicz and Fish, et al., are dealing with the fallout of Mike Pence’s America – in Gotham City.

2:00PM Thu. Oct. 19, 2017, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

An Inside Look at Austin’s Biggest Used Bookstore
Elsewhere in the Chronicle, we told you a little bit about the rare books room in the back of Half Price Books at 5555 North Lamar, and about its connection to the alchemist John Dee. But that – as the saying goes – that ain't the half of it.

7:00AM Thu. Oct. 19, 2017, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Do Androids Dream of a Screening This Cool?
You begin to see the connections, maybe you eventually uncover something as enormous as what Ryan Gosling’s Detective K finds in this Denis Villeneuve-helmed sequel to Ridley Scott’s 1982 masterpiece.

3:55PM Fri. Oct. 13, 2017, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Moontower Comedy 2018:
First Headliners Announced
The calendar may say ACL, but the folks at the Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival want you to know that it's not too early to be thinking about their springtime punch line extravaganza. Today, they've announced the first headliners for Moontower 7: Mike Birbiglia, Tiffany Haddish, and Mr. "Eat It," "Weird Al" Yankovic.

11:46AM Fri. Oct. 13, 2017, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Artists, Assemble!
Generous Art, an organization that for years has been helping artists sell their work, with part of the proceeds going to nonprofits, is undertaking a new project to benefit the city's art-makers: founding a professional association for artists that will fill critical gaps in Austin's creative scene. And it'll tell you all about it on Saturday.

9:00AM Fri. Oct. 13, 2017 Read More | Comment »

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Five Arty Things to Do This Weekend: Oct. 13-15
Listen: You can catch the second weekend of ACL later, vicariously, when our “Playback” columnist Kevin Curtin drags his weary ass from the Schwarzschild Radius of Resolute Partying long enough to report on what happened with what to whom. Instead, get your non-festival soul leveled-up with one or more of these worthy events:

12:55PM Thu. Oct. 12, 2017, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Rolling the Dice
There weren’t particularly grand aspirations when the pilot for The Adventure Zone popped up in the My Brother, My Brother and Me podcast feed.

12:03AM Thu. Oct. 12, 2017, Rosalind Faires Read More | Comment »

Dick Clark Leaves UT Major Gifts
Architect Dick Clark made a major impact on the look of Austin through his work for such local landmarks as the South Congress Hotel, 612 West, Fino, and Mezzaluna. But that didn't end with his death on Aug. 8. This week, the University of Texas announced that Clark's estate left funds to establish two new endowments at the School of Architecture.

2:30PM Fri. Oct. 6, 2017, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

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