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TILT Performance Group's Pandora: Life Outside the Box
This world premiere of Allen Robertson's musical releases kindness and joy into the world
"...her story than that, as can be learned from TILT Performance Group, which has just unleashed upon the world..."

Nov. 1, 2019 Arts Review by Robert Faires

TILT Performance Group's Zombie Prom
This musical is kitschy Halloween fun but with something to say about being different
"...I knew nothing about TILT Performance Group going into its latest production, Zombie Prom...."

Oct. 27, 2017 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Change of Venue
This year, FronteraFest is takin' it to the streets – and a chapel, a bookstore, a home ...
" the site of the Short Fringe for the performance jamboree's full 21-year history and SVT being a home..."

Jan. 10, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

On the Stage, On the Screen: Austin's Theatres Embrace a Virtual Future
Ahead of Austin Playfest and the All Together Now! Revue, directors and producers discuss the challenges and potential they've found online
"...advent of radio, television, cinema, those technological interlocutors on performance. It's even survived the pandemic, as the limelight is..."

Nov. 12, 2021 Arts Feature by Richard Whittaker

Lisa Scheps' Ground Floor Theatre
The tireless advocate for the underserved has built a home for their stories
"...the spotlight returns to Scheps watching this beautifully diverse group. She smiles, knowing that the space around her has..."

Dec. 18, 2015 Arts Feature by Jenn Lewis

Shanon Weaver's Top 10 Theatrical Performances of 2017 (the Second Half)
The year was well-served by actors who could channel spookiness, rebellion, despair, and dance fever
"...6) THE CAST OF ZOMBIE PROM (TILT Per­form­ance Group) Big performances, even bigger hearts...."

Dec. 29, 2017 Arts Feature by Shanon Weaver

Pleasure of the Paynes 2016
Annual theatre awards think Terminus is the living end
"...efforts in chronicling the work in Austin's improv and performance communities and an award to Steven Fay, a longtime..."

Oct. 27, 2016 Arts Post

2016 Long Fringe Canceled
Permit issue leads FronteraFest to shut down part of festival
"...11 Long Fringe productions to have most of their performances, so the decision was made to cancel...."

Jan. 22, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The final exit for actress Patsy Goldwater, a home run for playwright Dan Dietz, a fair for your inner Frankenstein, and a training ground for aspiring critics
"...Louisville. This means that the author of Dirigible and Tilt Angel (and brand-spanking-new artistic director of Austin Script Works)..."

Jan. 24, 2003 Arts Column by Robert Faires

SXSW Film Festival and Conference
"...Vegas for the club's annual convention. Once there, the group runs into trouble in the form of a rival..."

March 14, 1997 Screens Feature

Your Field Guide to the 101 Essential Acts at SXSW
Scroll eternal through the best and buzziest artists at the fest
"...A visionary funk group from South London, Cymande cut three unforgettable records that..."

March 11, 2022 Music Feature by The Chronicle Music Staff

Slouching Toward Iambic Pentameter
Recent Poetry From the Bottom Up
"...Speaking of incendiary, and for that matter, performance poetry, there's Verses That Hurt (St. Martin's Griffin, paper,..."

Aug. 1, 1997 Books Feature by Phil West

The photography gallery Lake Austin Fine Arts closes its doors, and local playwrights Dan Dietz and C. Denby Swanson see new productions of their work.
"...produced outside the city. The Critics Table nominee for Tilt Angel is enjoying a new run of his meditation..."

June 21, 2002 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Wes Anderson Brings Isle of Dogs to SXSW
Plus Midnighters bring the gore, and Alita party
"...D: Laura Moss Footage of Allen Anders' famed 1987 performance at the Comedy Castle. (World Premiere)..."

Feb. 7, 2018 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

State of the City
Mayor Lee Leffingwell delivered his state of the city address at a Real Estate Council of Austin luncheon on Tuesday, Feb. 2
"...for small businesses. #1. Three weeks ago, Farmer's Insurance Group released a study that ranked cities based on a..."

Feb. 5, 2010 News Feature

State of the City Address
As delivered by Mayor Lee Leffingwell today
"...for small businesses. #1. Three weeks ago, Farmer’s Insurance Group released a study that ranked cities based on a..."

Feb. 2, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

In Person
"Cvetkovich opened by blasting Le Tigre's punk jam 'Keep on Livin'' from the overhead speakers, then led the audience in yogic chanting," writes Abe Louise Young of the UT professor and literary / social critic's April 25 Book Woman appearance. "'Partly this is about survival, and breath is critical to survival,' she said, bringing the audience to a deep, vibratory tonal convergence that reminded me of Annie Sprinkle's 'group energy orgasm' with a literary tilt."
"...vibratory tonal convergence that reminded me of Annie Sprinkle's "group energy orgasm" with a literary tilt...."

May 2, 2003 Books Feature by Abe Louise Young

Caught 'em in Autumn
Earthpig & Fire
"...the Pig (aka Adam Bork) sits with his cozily tilted Strat beside Brad Fastener (aka Magneto USA's Miles Zuniga),..."

Sept. 22, 1995 Music Feature

Turnstile Is Happy to Provide at Stubb’s
Big riff breakouts lead five-band testament to punk plurality
" an equivalent elevation to their audience. While the group are far from a true-blue hardcore band (somebody recently..."

May 7, 2022 Music Post by Julian Towers

We Are Normal, Cha Cha Chaaa
The dance 'We Are Normal, Cha Cha Chaaa' is such a whirl of motion, bursting with youthful exhilaration, that it suggests nothing so much as five girls hard at play on a long summer's day
"...a long summer's day. When one dancer runs full tilt across the studio floor, then stops just inches from..."

Oct. 13, 2006 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Our readers talk back.
"...don't seem to mention a word about the liberal tilt of the mainstream media, who have been liberal for..."

July 18, 2003 Column

What You Need to Know About U.S. Senate and House Races in Texas
Early voting in Texas starts Feb. 18, 2020. Here's the view from atop your Texas primary ballot.
"...Hegar had a running start on the group; having run a surprisingly successful race against Rep. John..."

Dec. 6, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

TV Eye: Square Peg in a Globe-Sized Hole
Decoding the Golden Globe noms
"...the Golden Globes. The idea that a comparatively small group of foreign journalists has an opinion about U.S.-made TV..."

Dec. 24, 2010 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Making Biscuit
Punk icon Randy "Biscuit" Turner serves art 24/7
"...volcanic sand as a whiskey chaser. Current Total Sound Group Direct Action Committee member Tim Kerr recalls Austin punk's..."

Aug. 19, 2005 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

District 48
Incumbent is too partisan for moderate district, challenger charges
" jump into the race this way: Baxter's poor performance record as a first-term legislator. People living in the..."

Oct. 22, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

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