Daily Arts
New Podcast Uncovers the Truth Behind 95 Bodies Found in Sugar Land
In 2018, construction crews working on a new school in Sugar Land, Texas, discovered 95 bodies in unmarked graves.

9:00AM Sat. Jun. 24, 2023, Amelia Nonemacher Read More | Comment »

Toy Joy to Move Airport Location to Burnet Road
Burnet Road is about to get slimed: Yes, the signature pink-and-green splat of independent vendors of distractions and decorations, Toy Joy, will cover its newest store when it opens on July 1, just in time for the store's 36th anniversary.

4:00PM Thu. Jun. 15, 2023, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Review: Broadway in Austin’s Hairspray
The huffing of fluorocarbons – breathing deep into a brown paper bag filled with Freon or leaning into the aerosol stream from a can of Aqua Net hairspray – was actually a thing those crazy kids in the 1960s did to get high. The result: An adrenaline rush, short-term euphoria, and then an onset of drowsiness.

2:00PM Wed. Jun. 14, 2023, Bob Abelman Read More | Comment »

Review: Austin Playhouse’s Big Fish
“People want to see things beyond their imagination, bigger than life,” says the circus ringmaster who’s a werewolf to the cave-dwelling giant who becomes a sideshow attraction and entrepreneur in the musical Big Fish.

4:00PM Tue. Jun. 13, 2023, Bob Abelman Read More | Comment »

Ernest Cline Is Taking The Bridge to Bat City
With his signature deep dives into nerdy pop culture futures, Ready Player One author Ernest Cline is one of Austin's biggest-selling authors. Now he's stepping into his hometown's history for his debut children's novel, Bridge to Bat City, announced this morning.

11:00AM Tue. Jun. 13, 2023, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Review: City Theatre’s The Importance of Being Earnest
Some of the best playwrights and composers require a specific skill set from actors who dare perform their works.

12:00AM Thu. Jun. 8, 2023, Bob Abelman Read More | Comment »

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Review: Solero Flamenco's “A Journey Through Spain”
Against floor-to-ceiling red velvet curtains, on a candle-filled stage, a mustached man beats a box drum between his legs, swaying to the rhythms. Next to him, another man embraces his guitar, eyes closed, as if entranced by the music.

12:01AM Wed. Jun. 7, 2023, Annie Prafcke Read More | Comment »

A Sanctuary City Is Ground Floor for Compassion
Our fraught metropolis of Austin may not be a sanctuary city – especially not if Texas’ increasingly dystopia-adjacent state legislature has its way, right? – but right now there is a Sanctuary City within it.

7:17PM Fri. Jun. 2, 2023, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

AusPop Organizes a Tribute to Frank Kozik
When legendary poster artist Frank Kozik died earlier this month at the age of 61, he did not simply leave behind an incredible body of work created during his years as the go-to poster artist for Austin's underground bands in the 80s and 90s.

5:05PM Fri. May 26, 2023, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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