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The Umlauf x Sky Candy: Burlesque Ball
Sometimes you just want to indulge yourself in the fanciest night out you can imagine.

10:45AM Wed. Jan. 15, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

The Onion’s Scott Dikkers Headlines Austin’s Worded Funny
There’s a comedy show in town this Thursday night. There's a comedy show, and it’s called Worded Funny, and it’s got The Onion's founder Scott Dikkers as headliner.

7:00AM Mon. Jan. 13 Read More | Comment »

Local Duo Harvests Up Some Hilarity in Texas Gothic
Tom Booker’s got a big ol’ pitchfork and he’s not afraid to use it.

8:00AM Fri. Jan. 10, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Vision 2020: Austin Books We're Looking Forward to in the New Year
Austin has about as many writers as it does musicians, and every year more and more of them are getting published. We don't know all of the local authors with new books coming out in 2020, but we do know of a few, and these are the ones that have our bibliophilic senses buzzing.

11:15AM Thu. Jan. 9, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Vision 2020: "Deborah Roberts: I'm"
Deborah Roberts has been making and showing art in Austin for decades, most of that time plugging away in the quiet and inconspicuous way of so many local artists. But in the last few years, this remarkable visual artist has broken out in breathtaking fashion.

12:01AM Thu. Jan. 9, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

In Memoriam: Bob "Daddy-o" Wade
The Texas artist who gave us the 40-foot-tall cowboy boots outside San Antonio's North Star Mall, the 12-foot-tall iguana standing guard over Ft. Worth Zoo's animal hospital, and the 25-foot-long horns hanging in UT-Austin's alumni center, among other wonders, has gunned his pickup for the last horizon. Bob "Daddy-o" Wade has died at age 76.

3:24PM Fri. Dec. 27, 2019, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

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Interview With Benjamin Markovits
When an author living in London writes a book set in Austin, a reader has reason to question his feel for the local scene. But when that book has its characters chomping down on Ruby's BBQ, tramping up Mount Bonnell, and even shooting to Bergstrom via Manor Road and Airport so as to bypass I-35, the question becomes: How in Bevo's name does a Brit know all that?

4:45PM Tue. Dec. 17, 2019, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Review: Dear Evan Hansen
Walking into Dear Evan Hansen at Bass Concert Hall, you’re accosted by bleeps, blips, and tones quickly identifiable as the chatter of the digital world. On each side of the stage, lines of hypertext flow like rivers around the lead character’s bed: Facebook, Twitter, Buzzfeed. It’s a reminder of the landscape surrounding teens like Evan today.

4:30PM Thu. Dec. 12, 2019, Laura Jones Read More | Comment »

Review: The Santaland Diaries
When it comes to Austin's stages, you can count on one hand the number of comedic performances so hilariously perfect that, years after the fact, they can still tickle your ribs just thinking about them.

10:00AM Fri. Dec. 6, 2019, Paul Beutel Read More | Comment »

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