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High Fashion Goes Hyperreal at Diptych II
Three fashion designers are debuting their newest lines of apparel at a runway show in Austin on Saturday night. That’s Ida Béhjat, Melissa Taylor, and Samantha Fabry: The Diptych Collective.

2:00PM Wed. May 2, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

C. Robert Cargill Nominated for Clarke Award
Austin novelist C. Robert Cargill has just been announced as one of the six nominees for the 32nd Arthur C. Clarke Award for best science fiction novel of the year for his third book, Sea of Rust.

10:49AM Wed. May 2, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Why Did Esther's Follies' Ray Anderson Go to L.A.?
Fact: You don’t have to walk through a mirror to get to the storied Magic Castle in Los Angeles. But if you did have to do that, to walk right through a full-length looking glass to attend the 50th annual Academy of Magical Arts awards presented by L.A.’s historic lodge of legerdemain, then Ray Anderson would still have no problem at all.

10:30AM Tue. May 1, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Why Is the Dionysium at Hyde Park Theatre this Wednesday?
So, Austin’s quarterly colloquium of intellectual entertainment and wine-fueled argumentation is … taking over The House of Webster for its latest show? WTF? Has the Alamo Drafthouse kicked them out of their longtime Alamo Village venue? Have L.B. Deyo and Buzz Moran completely lost their gray-matter marbles? Is this somehow the work of … Thanos?

12:01PM Mon. Apr. 30, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Five Recommended Arts Events In Austin This Weekend
Seriously, because sumer is icumen in – with all the furnace-level heat that that Middle English rota implies in these here parts – and so now’s a good time to indulge in a bit more out-and-about, citizen, while you can still do it and remain relatively, ah, uncrisped.

11:45AM Thu. Apr. 26 Read More | Comment »

Do We Really Need More Superhero Movies?
So here comes Infinity War, as reviewed here by Richard Whittaker, and, after more than a dozen big-screen spectacles, it’s the fuckin' apotheosis of the Marvel! Cinematic! Universe! Well, it’s this apotheosis, at least: You think the honchos at Marvel corporate are just gonna ditch their cash-cow mythos and call it a day after the current arc’s complete?

11:30AM Wed. Apr. 25, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

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Moontower 2018 Reviews: A Comic a Day
I did not have a robust comedy education. I mean, I did my time rabidly quoting Monty Python and the Holy Grail in middle school, and I watch all of the requisite Michael Schur network sitcoms, but I wasn’t raised by comedy LPs. Last week, though, Moontower Comedy Festival gave me an auspicious schooling in the state of stand-up.

3:31PM Tue. Apr. 24, Rosalind Faires Read More | Comment »

Fusebox Festival Review: (Re)current Unrest
In a way, his dance (Re)current Unrest began with Beyoncé, said choreographer Charles O. Anderson during a Fusebox Festival “Waffle Chat” artist talk.

1:15PM Tue. Apr. 24, Jonelle Seitz Read More | Comment »

Moontower 2018 Review: "Weird Al" Yankovic
Just before “Weird Al” Yankovic sang the titular track of 1985’s Dare to Be Stupid, the multi-Grammy winner remarked on the path that led to his current tour. “If you had told me back in the Eighties that in 30 years I’d be driving around in a bus with Emo Philips,” he said, “I would’ve responded, ‘Yeah, that sounds about right.”

11:59AM Mon. Apr. 23, Ashley Moreno Read More | Comment »

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Big Bill Spins Heads With 360° Video Freak-punk quartet “Loitering” in VR
Cody Wilson Charged With Sexual Assault Local man behind 3D printed gun debate allegedly paid for sex with minor

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