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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 Book Arts Center: PUSH Print! Party at the Central Library
This annual fundraiser features what they call “a book arts rock star”
"...it makes perfect sense that Amanda Stevenson of the Austin Books Arts Center would refer to Richard Kegler as..."

Nov. 1, 2019 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

Your Guide to Austin Museum Day
Discover Austin-area museums Sunday, Sept. 22, for free!
"...Since 1998, the Austin Museum Partnership has coordinated Austin Museum Day, a free..."

Sept. 18, 2019 Chron Events Post

How to Celebrate Austin Museum Day 2020
In person and virtual events abound on the city' annual free museum day
"...Here comes the 23rd annual Austin Museum Day, citizen, that free celebration of art, culture,..."

Sept. 15, 2020 Arts Post

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

The History of the LGBTQ Movement in Austin
From Stonewall to today, how Pride has progressed in our city
"...lot of money in 1990. When the city of Austin required liability insurance to host a gay event in..."

Aug. 9, 2019 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

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

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

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

The Texas Book Festival's Read Warriors
Book lovers charge the Texas State Capitol this weekend
"...need for proof is a visit to the Texas Book Festival, where thousands of readers descend on the Texas..."

Oct. 25, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Texas Book Festival 2019: The Full Lineup
Malcolm Gladwell, Sonia Sotomayor, John Grisham, and 300 more
"...John Hodgman will all be at the 2019 Texas Book Festival, along with over 300 other authors, all of..."

Aug. 28, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

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

What Odd Circumstance Joins Austin’s L.B. Deyo With Gabriel García Márquez Even Beyond the Ransom Center’s Newly Revealed Archives?
Maybe it’s, what? Love, in the time of measles?
"...par with discovering ice, citizen, but UT’s Harry Ransom Center has the archives of Gabriel García Márquez on public..."

Feb. 3, 2020 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Whose Money Is Behind the Convention Center Election Battle?
Local PACs raise and spend for and against Prop. B
"...this week, and the Hotel Occupancy Tax and Convention Center expansion question (Proposition B) has gathered some predictable and..."

Oct. 11, 2019 News Post by Michael King

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

Austin Area Cancellations and Other COVID-19 Updates
Gov. Abbott declares statewide public health disaster
"...that another wave of event cancellations in and around Austin have been confirmed...."

March 13, 2020 News Post by James Renovitch

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

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