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Moontower Comedy 2018: Julio Torres
As he describes it, Brooklyn-based comedian Julio Torres “crashed here some time ago.” Some people took him in and started calling him Space Prince. “Which I don't mind,” he says. This week, he’ll bring his kindhearted, dreamy, slightly absurdist space comedy to the Moontower Comedy Festival.

12:10PM Tue. Apr. 17, Ashley Moreno Read More | Comment »

Mohsin Hamid Speaks to Mayor's Book Club
It was as if a rectangle door of Exit West had opened into the Austin Central Library and migrants through time had poured into its Special Event Center for a transient moment en route to their next destination. So it felt on Wed., April 11, when Mohsin Hamid, author of the much-praised novel, arrived as a guest of the Mayor's Book Club.

4:30PM Mon. Apr. 16, Sumaiya Malik Read More | Comment »

Moontower Comedy 2018: Shmanners
Maybe it’s counterintuitive to kick off a comedy festival with a show about how to behave – talk of manners conjures images of frosty multi-course dinners at Downton Abbey. But the Moontower Comedy Festival was onto something when it booked Travis and Teresa McElroy to do a live show of their hit podcast Shmanners on Wed., April 18.

12:01PM Mon. Apr. 16, Rosalind Faires Read More | Comment »

Fusebox Festival 2018 Is Still (In Part) Available for You
And here comes the 14th annual Fusebox Festival, with its citywide array of performances and installations and artist- salons filled with creative savants from all over the globe, curated and produced by Ron Berry and his hardworking coterie of arts provocateurs, bringing Austin a diverse wealth of –

10:00AM Mon. Apr. 16, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

2018 Arts Hall of Famers Announced
The Austin Critics Table has named the 17th group of individuals to be inducted into the Austin Arts Hall of Fame, honoring leaders in dance, theatre, and arts philanthropy.

9:01AM Mon. Apr. 16, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Five Recommended Arts Events In Austin This Weekend
So. This weekend, then. Before there’s just too damned much going on every single day and night, yes?

9:00AM Fri. Apr. 13, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

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Update: Fate of UT's Fine Arts Library
For months, the fate of the Fine Arts Library at the University of Texas has been unclear and the subject of much debate. Now, the reports are in, recommendations made and accepted, and the result is: The Doty Fine Arts Building's fifth floor will continue to hold the FAL collection and be upgraded to better serve faculty, students, and other users.

2:55PM Wed. Apr. 11, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

"I Am Art" Turns Private Austin Estate into Creative Paradise
"Paradise" – is that too much of a hyperbole? Potentially debatable, yes, as so many things are. And yet –

10:30AM Tue. Apr. 10, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

"Where I Belong" Challenges Notions of Mixed-Race Identity
For a lot of people, the issue of racial identity is as simple as looking in the mirror. But for many who respond to questions of race by checking the "other" box, knowing exactly who one is isn't so clear.

8:00AM Tue. Apr. 10, Mae Hamilton Read More | Comment »

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