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A Texas Snow Sculpture for a Fish that Died
Never mind that crap about “when life gives you lemons.” When life gives you snow — snow at a level that’s never been experienced in Austin (and most of Texas) before – you make a snow sculpture.

2:30PM Thu. Feb. 18, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Live Comedy Clubs Are Coming Back
Get ready to laugh again.
This week, just days apart, two live comedy clubs announced their openings in 2021. The Creek & the Cave, a New York club which closed last year, is resurfacing in Austin on East Seventh, while our own Cap City Comedy Club, which shuttered its home on Research in September, is being resuscitated by new owners in the Domain.

3:35PM Thu. Feb. 11, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Andrea Ariel Dances for Democracy
Sometimes a dancing mailbox doesn’t expect to attract much attention.
So it was with the one at the Texas State Capitol this past Sunday. She figured she’d show up, do her pre-Inauguration Day tribute to democracy – movin’ and groovin’ to Stevie Wonder’s “Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I’m Yours” – and be off with no notice. But that wasn’t how it turned out.

2:40PM Wed. Jan. 20, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Uh-oh, the Rick & Morty Box Set Is On Its Way
The problem is that a Rick & Morty DVD box set will be released by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment in March, and it includes the entirety of the show’s first four seasons and a tasty plethora of behind-the-scenes extras.

1:00PM Wed. Jan. 20, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

These Five Last-Minute Gift Ideas Might Be the Best You’ll Ever See
And, no, it’s not too late for buying gifts. Because … well, you’ve heard about New Year’s Gifts, right? It’s the newest sensation, citizen! It’s a response to the pandemically thwarted existence we’ve all been suffering through in 2020! It’s a doubleplus trending activity on the Insta and the Tik and – oh, whatever, okay? It doesn’t really matter.

8:00AM Mon. Dec. 21, 2020, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Five Graphic Gift Books For Your Creative Favorites
Screens are the default by now, of course. Which makes books more of a special thing, just on the surface.

10:00AM Tue. Dec. 15, 2020, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

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Tolly Moseley Takes to the Air in How Are You?
A year’s end is coming up again, hahahaha, and it’s the end of this year.

10:00AM Mon. Dec. 14, 2020, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Get Your Art Fix and Stay Outdoors With These Local Works
Seriously, put down that internet for a moment and consider venturing into the world beyond where you’re sheltering at home.

2:50PM Thu. Nov. 19, 2020, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Texas Book Festival 2020: Isabel Wilkerson on Caste
In 2010, just before that year’s Texas Book Festival and a panel on her book, The Warmth of Other Suns, author Isabel Wilkerson told the Chronicle’s Wells Dunbar that she preferred the term “caste” in describing U.S. social structures, rather than “racism.”

9:00AM Tue. Nov. 17, 2020, Michael King Read More | Comment »

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