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The Dionysium
A metaphysical grudge match to settle the question: Do ideas exist independently?
"...Match Debate at the 75th presentation of the monthly Dionysium!..."

July 30, 2010 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Why Is the Dionysium at Hyde Park Theatre this Wednesday?
What dire, contrail-spewing, conspiratorial forces are to blame?
"...The Dionysium is presenting its latest slate of thought-provocation and witty..."

April 30, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Ransoming the Dionysium
Banned, burned, seized, and censored!
"...The monthly alcohol-fueled celebration of intellectual glory ditches its..."

Nov. 2, 2011 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

That Thinking Feeling
L.B. Deyo and Buzz Moran's Dionysium puts the fun back in cogitation
"...But Reynolds isn't frowning now, here at the Dionysium. In fact, he's smiling. He's improvising a complex tune..."

Aug. 27, 2004 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Gettin' Buggy With It? Yes: Gettin' Very Buggy With It
The Entomological Society of America's annual shindig: Now in Austin!
"...First, though, we're gonna tell you about The Dionysium – because it's gone buggy, too...."

Nov. 5, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Marvel Vs. DC Comics: Who Clobbered Whom?
The Dionysium's comics debate did not turn out as predicted
"...– confident post predicting his victory in that evening's Dionysium debate about Marvel being better than DC, you've no..."

Dec. 8, 2011 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Where Does Art Fit Into The Goodnight?
It's a matter of what can be done with available space
"...available space – which, coincidentally, is what the next Dionysium at the Alamo Drafthouse Village is also concerned with..."

June 3, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Q&A Hole: What’s Your Favorite Place in Austin?
Because you know that "cabin fever" is definitely a thing
"...L.B. Deyo of the Dionysium: Well, I surely love to be at the Dionysium..."

May 29, 2017 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Mini Challenge No. 1 Results: What We Learned About Daylight CFLs
"...from orange – or something like that (Arthur Simon, Dionysium). They help people with seasonal affective disorder avoid depression..."

July 18, 2007 Kill-A-Watt Post

Speed Levitch’s “Birth of the New Ghetto”
NYC’s favorite tour guide brings Zionist O.G. to FronteraFest 2019
"...high school,” says L.B. Deyo, president of Austin’s long-running Dionysium, former editor at Jinx magazine, and co-author of that..."

Jan. 28, 2019 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

St. Marks Is Dead Is Alive & Well In Austin, Texas
Ada Calhoun brings the NYC history and the hipness back to Bevo-town.
"...For instance: The Dionysium, which is L.B. Deyo & Buzz Moran's quarterly celebration..."

Nov. 3, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

That Dirt Candy Feast Made the Alamo's Mouth Water
Now Austin reels in the implications of a perfect portobello mousse
"...2. The Dionysium's Ellie Hanlon has known New York-based writer Grady Hendrix..."

Nov. 8, 2012 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Fusebox Festival
Beaming down to Fusebox and charging it up are Captain Kirk and the King
"...for Jesus), and a horde of megastar robots (the Dionysium). How these cultural luminaries are altered is something you..."

April 27, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

All Over Creation: Laugh Lines
A week of unexpected comic relief brought lessons in laugh-making
"...classic stand-up routines for the April edition of the Dionysium on "Humour Theory" (an event which, sadly, will have..."

April 6, 2012 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Everybody's Talking at You
Austin's reading series scene is booking good
"...ago, it was on the same night at the Dionysium. And the Dionysium's not exactly a reading series, but..."

July 30, 2010 Books Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Bicyclists Collide in Helmet Law Debate
Former mayor spars with cycling activist over forcing headgear for riders
"...59 to 38. The event was sponsored by the Dionysium, a debate program organized by Salvage Vanguard Theatre...."

Aug. 4, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
" $8 at the door or in advance at"

July 28, 2006 News Feature

The Q&A Hole: Killing a Human?
With Jon Lebkowsky, Marc English, Rowan Hagemann, and more
"...Rowan Hagemann of The Dionysium: The obvious answer is that if someone is trying..."

Jan. 26, 2015 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Howl, Fantods, Howl.
The late, great David Foster Wallace's work gets an Austintatious celebration as Infinite Summer more or less reaches its climax.
"...Macho of the Dork), L.B. Deyo (president of Austin’s Dionysium and co-founder of Jinx Multimedia)*, Mary LaMotte Silverstein (former..."

Sept. 16, 2009 Books Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

German Masters Hoot Night
Club de Ville, Aug. 15
"...Hosted by Buzz Moran of the Dionysium, Austin's smartypants outpost, this benefit for Golden Hornet Project's..."

Aug. 21, 2009 Music Review by Audra Schroeder

Sick, Twisted, and Seriously Funny
Austin animator Lance Myers finds a new home with Spike & Mike and on that wacky World Wide Web
"...and longtime friend Deyo (founder of the Alamo's monthly Dionysium evenings) have conceived their own comedy website,, which..."

Jan. 30, 2009 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Top 10 Favorite Arts Events Across The Disciplines (In No Particular Order)
Chronicle Arts writer Wayne Alan Brenner on his favorite arts events in 2007
"...and their film-obsessed friends but live performances like the Dionysium and Master Pancake Theater. If you think of it..."

Jan. 4, 2008 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...advocate Patrick Goetz on the issue Tuesday night; the Dionysium sponsored the event. Council holds a public hearing on..."

Aug. 4, 2006 News Feature

Drive, He Said
In its 13th year, Jason Neulander shifts Salvage Vanguard Theater into overdrive
"...Ruth Margraff for 2007; the continued sponsorship of the Dionysium, Spank Dance Company, Golden Hornet Project, and others; and..."

April 14, 2006 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

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