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Open House at the Austin Book Arts Center
The city’s epicenter of old-school book tech invites you to visit!
"...You should be warned, citizen, that the Austin Book Arts Center is a hotbed of disruptive technology...."

Sept. 10, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin's Artspace Crisis and Microvenues
Are home art galleries and mini-performance venues the answer to the space crunch?
"...art shows and artists on Shady Lane in East Austin. As a result of its landlord not renewing the..."

June 22, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Arts Hall of Fame Class of 2017
Flatbed Press founders Katherine Brimberry and Mark L. Smith, choreographer Kate Warren and theatre / spoken word artist Zell Miller III join the ranks of cultural heroes
"...For the arts and culture to take root in a city, to..."

June 2, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Arts Stalwarts
Twelve of Austin's cultural heroes will be inducted into the Austin Arts Hall of Fame at the 2003 Austin Critics Table Awards ceremony, and here is an introduction to them and some of their significant contributions to the local arts scene.
"...They are Austin's cultural heroes. They are individuals who have founded local..."

May 30, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Celebrity, South Austin Style
The Mayor of South Austin
"...photograph by Todd V. Wolfson..."

Dec. 4, 1998 News Feature

Austin Street Art Enters Into a New Era
With the city cracking down on graffiti and Hope Outdoor Gallery set to close, artists look for permission to paint
"...make up a whole community of artists here in Austin. Many started at Hope when it opened in 2011...."

July 27, 2018 News Feature by Kate Groetzinger

Austin Monuments to Pop Culture
Fiji mermaids, vintage toys, and a Cathedral of Junk
"...See for yourself how Austin's famed weirdness manifests itself at these off-the-beaten-path shops, galleries,..."

March 3, 2017 Chronolog Post

2012 Austin Critics Table Awards
For the 20th time, a big hand for the nominees if you please
"...you're recognizing excellence. One minute, you and a half-dozen arts writers are handing out honors to local theatre artists..."

May 25, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

UT's Public Arts Program Debuts an Ambitious New Project
Landmarks presents Ann Hamilton’s O N E E V E R Y O N E at the Dell Medical School
"...of this fog and leaned into it, pressing these parts of herself to it that we might see them..."

Jan. 27, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Visual Arts Top 10
Best Art, 1996
"...and huge drawings rendered in soft pastel colors to Austin. He even left one of the drawings with the..."

Jan. 10, 1997 Arts Feature by Rebecca S. Cohen

Austin Theatre Critics' Table 1999-2000 Nominations
"...The Austin Theatre Critics' Table have announced nominations for their eighth..."

May 12, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Arts Get Going in 1995 Forward Motion
"...In arts circles, 1995 may be best remembered as the year..."

Jan. 5, 1996 Arts Feature

KRAKATHOOOOM!! Free Comic Book Day Is Soon Upon Us Once Again!
Annual giveaway of popular sequential art stirs area interest, desire
"...players (and many of the minor ones) in the comic-book industry flood the shelves with special issues for Free..."

May 3, 2016 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Texas Book Festival Announces Full Lineup
From R.L. Stine to Reza Aslan, 225-plus converge on the Capitol
"...Texas Book Festival authors, friends, and coordinators gathered at The Contemporary..."

Sept. 10, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

Uncle Staple and Austin’s 13th Annual Independent Media Expo
The weekend of fannish revelry and indie-comics celebration returns
"...revelry and DIY merch and so much indie-comics-and-related-subcultural-goodness at Austin’s Millennium Youth Center...."

Sept. 4, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

10 Recommended Arts Events This Fall
So much creative energy flowing to quench your cultural thirst
"...uh, is there anything … worthwhile going on in Austin’s fine arts sector this fall?..."

Aug. 31, 2018 Chron Events Post

Michener Center Director Named
Author Bret Anthony Johnston to head UT center for writers
"...In securing a new director for the Michener Center for Writers, the University of Texas has turned to..."

July 12, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Melany Jean's Top 10 Fresh Takes in the Arts of 2017
Works of art and shows that were timely, intimate, funny, and awe-inspiring stood out over the year
"...road trip provided a revelatory survey of the visual arts landscape statewide. The culminating exhibition gathered some of the..."

Dec. 29, 2017 Arts Feature by Melany Jean

International QuiltCon Returns to the Austin Convention Center
It's the Modern Quilt Guild’s biggest celebration & display of craft
"...is for modern quilters what ComicCon is for comic book creators and fans. Hard-hitting investigative team of journalists or..."

Feb. 18, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Intermission
Gobotrick Theatre Company's Intermission isn't a musical but kind of a live concert with real musicians pretending to be characters in front of a pretend audience in front of a real audience
"...Dougherty Arts Center Theater, through June 16..."

June 15, 2007 Arts Review by Patti Hadad

Five Things to Do in Austin This Weekend
Oh, wait, is this a new list of entertainment options?
"...to delight even one as clever as your own Austin-living self this first weekend in June...."

June 2, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Mikado
The show lacks energy, but its songs, voices, and comic spectacle are intact
"...Travis High School Performing Arts Center, 1211 E. Oltorf, 472-4772..."

June 17, 2011 Arts Review by Barry Pineo

East Austin Nonprofit Mired in Controversy CEACO Sinking
"...Ginger Eways, executive director of CEACO, declined to sit..."

March 5, 1999 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

Playback: Can Austin Be a Jazz City?
Two venues usher in a new era in Austin jazz. Plus music scholar Bill Bentley brings the Smithsonian Institution to bear at BookPeople.
"...Austin ain't a jazz town – not in the way..."

Feb. 16, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Austin Theatre Refuses to Fade in 1995 And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going
The past 12 months saw some of Austin's
"...listening to those old grumpuses in Washington attack the arts, it seemed many people wanted everyone else in theatre..."

Jan. 5, 1996 Arts Feature

Five Recommended Arts Events This Weekend
The shows are going on. Go on, see these shows.
"...1) Hey, you wanna see some visual art that’s..."

March 23, 2018 Arts Post

2012 Austin Chamber Music Festival
Michelle Schumann's cause for excitement
"...Schumann is pretty effusive by nature. Still, when the Austin Chamber Music Center artistic director declares she's giddy about..."

June 29, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Staple! Storms Austin
Flicking through the pages of indie media
"...Media Expo has become a, well, staple of the Austin sequential art scene. Last Saturday's event, with big-name graphic..."

March 10, 2010 Books Post by Richard Whittaker

Texas Book Festival
Festival Roundup
"...For more information: Call 477-4055 or check the Texas Book Festival web page at http://bookfest.tsl.state.tx.us. This swanky site contains..."

Nov. 15, 1996 Books Feature

Texas Medal of Arts Awards
The Texas Cultural Trust honors its fifth group of notable Texans in the arts
"...They're all recipients of this year's Texas Medal of Arts Awards, being presented in Austin on Tuesday, April 7,..."

April 3, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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