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Five Arty Things to Do: Dec. 15-17
Just one weekend away from the weekend that’s got December 25th attached to its side like some sort of holy barnacle. Something’s coming up, yes, and it might be Pikamas or it might be something much more familiar. But this weekend? This weekend, the arts scene is still keeping it pretty secular … and entertaining AF.Check out these recommendations:

2:15PM Fri. Dec. 15, 2017, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Two Shannons Take the Improv Stage to … Where?
The Shannons, y’all. Two of them. McCormick and Stott, Stott and McCormick. Two Austin-based improvisers who are, separately, nigh on brilliant.Fast, smart, fucking funny.

4:45PM Thu. Dec. 14, 2017, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Five Recent Graphic Novels to End This Crazy Year Right
Sure, go ahead, binge it up with your Netflix and your Hulu and so on. We’ll do that, too, every now and then. But we’ll also be enriching our life-of-the-mind with excellent graphic novels that – chacun à son goût – have nothing to do with costumed heroes and their cosmic shenanigans …

10:00AM Thu. Dec. 14, 2017, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Local Art Gifts for Discerning Geeks
So, you want to give a gift to your favorite geeky friend this holiday season? And you want that gift to be a creative and locally made sort of thing? But still, like, geeky? To whatever value of “geeky” the gift and the friend might embody?

11:59AM Wed. Dec. 13, 2017, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

The Frank Mills Call It Quits After 500th Show
The Frank Mills, one of this city’s most acclaimed improv troupes, have been performing a weekly show at ColdTowne Theater since April of 2010. Hell, they’ve been doing their impressive and unscripted comedy thing on stages around town, anywhere and everywhere, since 2005. And all of that will end with this week’s show.

10:00AM Tue. Dec. 12, 2017, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Five Arty Things to Do: Dec. 8-10
Holy FOMO, late-great-Adam-West-as-Batman, we’d best get our year-end recreational agenda in gear!

10:30AM Thu. Dec. 7, 2017, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

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Opening Night at Guzu Gallery
Who wants a scare in their stocking? Friday night, Guzu Gallery opened its latest show, holiday/horror hybrid "They're Coming to Get You," and some of the artists were on hand to discuss bringing Christmas fear to the seasonal cheer.

8:00AM Wed. Dec. 6, 2017, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Kickstartering that Lovise and Shealy
Yeah, we told you about what Leah Lovise and Vanessa Shealy have been working their creative asses off on for a while now: a kid-friendly series of comics about a young lunar citizen who's resisting the treachery fomented by the cretin currently in charge of Earth's natural satellite.

1:00PM Tue. Dec. 5, 2017, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Moontower Comedy 2018: More Comics Named
Apparently, all you Austin comedy fans have been good this year, because Santa has dropped off an early gift for you: the names of more than 40 comics slated for the 2018 Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival. Leading the list for the seventh fest are Ryan Hamilton, Preacher Lawson, and Moontower alum Janeane Garofalo.

12:30PM Tue. Dec. 5, 2017, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

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