Daily Arts
Frank Erwin Center Postpones Shows Indefinitely
Keeping up with the local cancellations caused by the looming COVID-19 pandemic is a full-time job. Conveniently, we have people who do just that. Here's a list of the most recent drop-outs.

4:05PM Thu. Mar. 12, the Editorial Staff Read More | Comment »

Lit in the Time of Coronavirus
This is a story where we don’t know how it ends.
It starts in August 1972, my dad sealing the deal on a used two-tone cobalt/sky blue Cutlass while my mom and sisters and I sit inside on vinyl-covered bench seats, my mom protesting the very premise of “(If Loving You is Wrong) I Don’t Want to be Right” by Luther Ingram.

1:00AM Thu. Mar. 12, Mark Gozonsky Read More | Comment »

Book Review: Barn 8
Imagine Moby Dick as a chicken.
Well, that's not quite right. Imagine, rather, Moby-Dick – the book – as a story about the industry that exploits chickens for their eggs. And imagine a quartet of Ahabs – though more disaffected than monomaniacal – on a crusade to crack that Great White Egg.

5:25PM Mon. Mar. 9, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

On Air: Election Post-Mortem, Project Connect Preview
KOOP’s Spring Membership Drive continues (have you donated yet? you should!) so it’s another abbreviated episode of The Austin Chronicle Show. Don’t worry: We managed to cram a lot in.

3:30PM Fri. Mar. 6, Kimberley Jones Read More | Comment »

Book Review: The Body Double
You remember the final scene of Sunset Blvd.. Norma Desmond is at the top of the staircase, eyes eerily wide, lost in the mad belief that she's back on set, about to be filmed. Her devoted manservant and former director Max yells, "Action!" and Norma makes that slow, spooky, gliding descent.
Cut to: Emily Beyda's The Body Double.

2:55PM Fri. Mar. 6, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Review: SUGA
SUGA rips raw in an equally grounded and heightened solo show featuring Travis Coe of Double Edge Theatre. Under the direction of founder and longtime Artistic Director Stacy Klein, this traveling performance of heritage and growth finds a short-term home at the Rude Mechs’ Crashbox.

7:15PM Thu. Mar. 5, Yasmin Zacaria Mikhaiel Read More | Comment »

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SXSW Comedy: Your 2020 Lineup
Have you had a nagging thought that something was missing from SXSW 2020? Yeah, laughs! Well, no more. SXSW has announced this year's Comedy Festival participants and shows, and they include Judd Apatow, Bob Odenkirk, Pete Davidson, Hannibal Buress, and The National Lampoon Radio Hour.

3:35PM Wed. Mar. 4, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Review: Single Black Female
Despite the constant reminders of a ticking clock, Lisa B. Thompson’s Single Black Female is stuck in the Nineties. Currently running at Ground Floor Theatre under the direction of Matrex Kilgore, this play hits some graceful notes despite an overall dissonance for the world we reside in today.

6:30PM Wed. Feb. 26, Yasmin Zacaria Mikhaiel Read More | Comment »

Book Review: The Big Goodbye
Chinatownthe 1974 cinematic collaboration of director Roman Polanski, producer Robert Evans, screenwriter Robert Towne, and leading man Jack Nicholson – is back and then some.

12:05PM Tue. Feb. 25, David Gaines Read More | Comment »

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Killing Demons and Blasting Sabbath: 15 Years of Supernatural Austin stars Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki look back on the CW smash show
Austin Restaurant Take-Out and Other Food Delivery Options During Coronavirus Quarantine Support local business while maintaining your social distance
Austin's Construction Ban Lifted, but Will Workers Be Safe? COVID-19 remains a hazard as thousands return to job sites

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