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An Open-Door Policy for Performance Art at FronteraFest
Austin’s innovative and egalitarian gathering keeps its public service mission
"...appreciated. Take FronteraFest, Austin's celebration of alternative and experimental performance, which went dark for two years due to the..."

Jan. 12, 2024 Arts Feature by Richard Whittaker

We Have an Issue: Politics as Performance, Political Activism as Performance Art
In this week's issue: postmortem on the Ken Paxton impeachment trial, a profile of drag powerhouse Brigitte Bandit, and finalists revealed in the Best of Austin: Restaurants Readers Poll (get voting, y'all!)
"...Ken Paxton impeachment trial sure ended in a wet fart, huh? Was there ever truly a chance justice would..."

Sept. 22, 2023 Column by Kimberley Jones

SXSW 2019 Announces Art Programs
Seven installations and conference sessions on art scheduled
"...South by Southwest continues to explore visual art as a medium for developing tech, interactive experiences, and..."

Feb. 6, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Putting the Art into Fart: Peter Strickland Heats Up Flux Gourmet
The filmmaker traces how industrial music informed his new work
"...Strickland wouldn't call himself a fan of seminal British art goths Joy Division, "but I appreciated – pardon the..."

June 24, 2022 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Alok Vaid-Menon and Lisa Donato Showcase Their Art at Gender Unbound
From poets to film screenings – 2018's trans and intersex art fest wows
"...Take everything you know about a queer arts festival and pack it away for this weekend’s Gender..."

Sept. 28, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Art and the Great Outdoors!
Art, music, fun, oh my!
"...Art Outside is a yearly festival that encourages families and..."

Oct. 23, 2013 Events Post by Josette Chen

Art Par Excellence
The nominees for the 2014-15 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...poring over the hundreds of stage productions, concerts, and art exhibitions mounted locally between May 1, 2014, and April..."

May 20, 2015 Arts Post

Art Fun in the Summertime
May
"...Alan Roth: Robotics..."

May 21, 1999 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Art of Self-Defense
Jesse Eisenberg excels as the mouse that roars in this karate black comedy
"...have changed. In the Nineties, a film like The Art of Self-Defense – one that explores the ways frightened..."

July 12, 2019 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Gay Place: Perf/Art Faggotry
A strangely wonderful confluence of performance art and artists (including drag queens), G-Spot exploration, and hanky codes invade Austin this week
"...a pussy ... cat in this town without hitting performance art. This week, a couple of great events only..."

April 19, 2013 Column by Kate X Messer

Art City Austin
The big outdoor art fair is spreading the love, via partnerships and pink notes
"...Art City Austin 2009 is on its way this weekend,..."

April 24, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Tubes of Art
"...R. Guggenheim Museum's senior curator of film and media arts, John G. Hanhardt, lecture on the emergence and development..."

Sept. 11, 1998 Arts Feature by Rebecca S. Cohen

Lil Nas X Perfects Storybook Whimsy and the Art of Self-Creation at ACL Fest
Pop star pulls off performance art in Austin debut
"...for drama since blowing the country and hip-hop scene apart with colossal 2019 Billy Ray Cyrus collab “Old Town..."

Oct. 9, 2022 Music Post by Clara Wang

Art
Art Openings
"...4); "N-O-N," Terra Children's Gallery (Mar 5); "Texas Film Art," Pro-Jex (Mar 5); "C-21 Expo -- Metamorfosis," Austin Visual..."

March 5, 1999 News Feature

Art
Art Openings
"...ALTERNATE CURRENT ART SPACE, 2209 S. First, 443-9674. "The Sacred and Profane,"..."

March 14, 1997 News Feature

Art City Austin: A new kind of art fair
Art Alliance Austin is calling on artists and architects to make work that will reinvent its annual art fair
"...What had been the Austin Fine Arts Festival is now Art City Austin, and one way..."

Dec. 28, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Art Outside
Art Outside reinvents the art show by placing art outside of its normal context, in a wood filled with 120 plots, each occupied by a different visual artist
"...For some, "art" can be a terrifying word. Art is that stuff..."

March 24, 2006 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

The Vortex's Performance Park
Whatever you want to call this play/scavenger hunt/immersive live roleplay, it’s a one-of-a-kind, wonderful theatrical experience
"...Performance Park, now occupying the full Vortex compound (including the..."

May 4, 2018 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Art Night Austin
It's a new day for Art Night as the traveling party pulls out the stops at just two stops
"...After years of treating local art-and-nosh enthusiasts to a progressive party in multiple galleries and..."

Feb. 21, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Art Outside
Choose your own adventure at the ninth art/music fest
"...northwest of Rockdale, will transform into a mecca for artistic celebration and collaboration during the three October days of..."

Oct. 17, 2013 Arts Post by Jessi Cape

Art of the State '98
Art & Theatre to See Around Texas This Summer
"...in Dallas and San Antonio, of the world-class performing arts halls and museums in Houston and Fort Worth, you..."

May 29, 1998 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

New Theatre Work Puts Attendees on the Trail of Notorious Art Thieves
Hit the streets and get to the bottom of this Art Heist
"...scene of one of the most daring heists the art world has ever seen, and if you get your..."

Oct. 15, 2020 Arts Post by Gerrard Hanly

The Art of Elections
Guzu Gallery show puts the pop in POPular Vote
"...Cartoon characters. Kaiju monsters. Video games. Guzu Gallery has held..."

May 13, 2016 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

Live Nude Art Models from Paper Chairs
An interactive show about live models and the artists who paint them
"...The last time I told you about nude art modeling in Austin, it was in this article about..."

Feb. 25, 2016 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

One Ounce Opera’s Second Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Art Song
This second program of new art songs proved the form is not just alive but relevant
"...When that phrase appears in an art song, repeated over and over to punctuate stories of..."

Nov. 10, 2017 Arts Review by Robert Faires

"Up + Up: 2015 Senior Art Exhibition"
This UT student group show is surprisingly tame
"..."Up + Up" showcases work from a number of artists that are visually punching above their weight, but the..."

March 13, 2015 Arts Review by Seth Orion Schwaiger

Texas String Assembly Bassist Barred From In-Airport Performance Because His Name Matched “Known Terrorist”
Momin Ahmad was denied entry by TSA
"...Texas String Assembly canceled their performance at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport’s in-terminal South by Southwest showcase..."

March 12, 2024 Music Post by Carys Anderson

Here’s How Art Acevedo’s Hiring and Ultimate Refusal Played Out
Timeline: how city hall insiders communicated with Acevedo
"...four-day period during which controversial former Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo almost became a high-level City Hall executive was..."

March 8, 2024 News Post by Austin Sanders

This Is Who We Are #8: Performance Encounters' Home Entertainment 2009
A daily affirmation of Austin’s creativity from the Chronicle archive
"...Our ability to experience art in person and with others is presently in lockdown,..."

May 15, 2020 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Art of the State
Art:
"...AMON CARTER ART MUSEUM presents Plain Pictures: Images of the American..."

Dec. 27, 1996 Arts Feature

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