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All in the Presentation
John Bullington's and James Holmes' culinary performance art: now showing at an Alamo Drafthouse (or elsewhere) near you
"...happy crowd of 500. Holmes was well-suited to this particular blend of food, music, and film, "Several of the..."

Aug. 5, 2005 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Getting Online With Art
"...Still puzzling out that connection between art and the Internet? Does art really connect on the..."

Jan. 17, 1997 Arts Column

Mother Mary Montano
The influential performance artist and onetime teacher at UT revisits Austin in the guise of a saint
"...Dressed in sunglasses and a nun's habit, performance artist Linda Mary Montano says rosary in front of..."

Oct. 3, 2014 Arts Feature by Andy Campbell

Scavenging for Home
The NATObombing of Belgrade provoked playwright Lisa D'Amour to examine the intention behind her art and reasons for being an artist.
"...Bombed. Thank god Megan and Sharon were old friends, sisters-in-art, for when they arrived a few moments later, I..."

Jan. 28, 2000 Arts Feature by Lisa D'Amour

High-concept art heist flick is an arthouse dud
"...High above the city in a Manhattan penthouse, art thief Nemo (Dafoe) is tasked with stealing the priceless..."

March 17, 2023 Movie Review by Alejandra Martinez

Catching His Breath
For Performance Artist Sxip, It's All in the Breathing
" of his recent shows around town -- this particular one, the "Prince Hoot Night" at Electric Lounge in..."

April 11, 1997 Arts Feature

Do-It-Yourself Girl Revolution
For the last two years Miranda July's work in fanzines, performance art, music, and movies have allowed her to support herself off her art. "No day job" - how many performance artists can say that?
"...letter, "Big Miss Moviola," and exposing her own troubled heart and weird intellect through films and multimedia performance. Barely..."

Sept. 17, 1999 Screens Feature by Ada Calhoun

A new multiyear program will ensure that Austin sees what's on the cutting edge
"...With so much news of arts programs shutting down, it's refreshing to hear about one..."

April 17, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye
His, hers, and ours: Outsider artists use plastic surgery to merge as one on the physical plane.
"...This life- and love-affirming portrait of two unconventional outsider artists who become one is an intimate portrait of performance..."

April 6, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Viva la Revolution!
Installation art may be notoriously hard to define, but its role in art history isn't. It helped change the way we look at art, and the Blanton Museum of Art's survey of three decades of installation art, "Blurring the Boundaries," provides a window on the revolution.
"...Quick, can you name the American artist who famously stuffed himself into his campus locker and..."

March 17, 2000 Arts Feature by Ben Willcott

Meow Wolf: Origin Story
How the legendary art collective beat the world and kept its soul
"...a roommate whose decor choices predominantly leaned toward Southwestern art: turquoise tchotchkes, Navajo blankets, and landscapes dotted with pueblos..."

Nov. 30, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

'The Artist Is Present' and Camera-Ready
HBO debuts a fascinating doc about Marina Abramovic
"...The urgency of live performance art is impossible to re-create in a photo still..."

July 2, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

One Man Talking
In these days of HDTV, IMAX theatres with SurroundSound, and interactive software in 3-D hyper-realism, who wants to listen to one man talking for 90 minutes on a stage? A lot of people, when the man is Steven Tomlinson, award-winning economics lecturer, lay preacher, and Austin's premier monologist, as Wayne Alan Brenner explains.
"...effective; yeah, he has some ready-made crowds among the arts community, the business-school community, even the religious community; but..."

March 31, 2000 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

O Solo Me-O
From Cosmic Accident to Refined Art: Rob Nash Onstage
"...full of voices and characters. In a fluid, seamless performance, Nash weaves a lush tapestry around the lives of..."

Nov. 28, 1997 Arts Feature by J. C. Shakespeare

Visions Holy and Damned, Innocent and Experienced
The documentary 'The Devil and Daniel Johnston' – as well as this story – are just the latest attempts to make sense of his life and art
"...has achieved international recognition as an important American cult/outsider/alternative musician/artist. Accompanying this has always been the dark side: He..."

May 5, 2006 Screens Feature by Louis Black

Paul Soileau trips the light (and the dark) fantastic in his multimedia performance pieces
"...Christeene crashed the party to premiere her new single, "Tears From My Pussy."..."

Jan. 29, 2010 Screens Feature by Kate X Messer

Out in Public
OUTsider returns with Sex in Public, and we're ready to voyeur
"...and stretching over the next five days, this LGBTQIA art and film festival is about to knock some boots..."

Feb. 17, 2016 Qmmunity Post by Ezra Edwards

How Austin's Queer Community Supports Its Own
Spotlighting the LGBTQ people and orgs looking after our health, youth, elders, and art
"...After all, without our health, our youth and elders, art, and outlets to let go and be seen –..."

Aug. 10, 2018 Arts Feature by Sarah Marloff

Heather Gold Wants to Talk With You
Gay Place sits down and chats with the media/performance maven.
" there, too: Happy Trees! (she's supportive of your art!)...."

March 14, 2009 Qmmunity Post by Andy Campbell

Turn the Other Cheek
Q&A with guitar virtuoso Kaki King
"...prodigious gifts in a rare non-South by Southwest local performance. Speaking with King on the phone is both acoustic..."

Oct. 31, 2008 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Pushing the Envelope
For years, mail art has been enlivening the world's postal systems and creating a "meeting of minds" among creative types across the world. Three Austin artists are profiled in a look at the history and continuing appeal of mail art.
" you through the postal system. Is that mail art? Say you get a letter from a stranger, and..."

March 23, 2001 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Fusebox Artists Display “Prime Specimens” of Southern Camp
Kale Roberts, Silky Shoemaker, Michelle Devereaux put a truck in drag
"...all three will feature in Tailgate Projects’ truck painting performance on April 16 at MASS Gallery as part of..."

April 14, 2022 Qmmunity Post by James Scott

Fusebox and Moontower Fests
Fill your weekend with experimental performance art and/or laughs
"...April and time for your yearly charge of experimental performance and art at the Fusebox Festival. Where else could..."

April 20, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

SXSW Music Review: Pussy Riot
Russians protest employing political techno
"...staged a political protest more so than a musical performance...."

March 14, 2018 SXSW Post by Tim Stegall

Performers in Our Midst
In 1,000 Forest Gorillas in Kansas, primates inspire the art of living
"...trying them on, right? Belly button to spine." Ellen Bartel demonstrates for Heloise Gold, holding up a pair of..."

March 27, 2015 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Him Write Funny
"If somebody hates me," David Sedaris confesses in an interview with Sarah Hepola, "I just go to pieces. I mean, it doesn't really seem fair that I've made my career making fun of people, and if someone makes fun of me, I fall apart. But that's the way it is."
"...the next thing you know, you're eating a different part of the pig." This kind of deadpan humor, mixed..."

June 16, 2000 Books Feature by Sarah Hepola

Warning! Nudity!
Austinites love to shed their clothes, and a number of them do it onstage -- what's up with that? Some of the city's most nakedness-prone actors, performance artists, and directors expose their reasons to arts writer Ada Calhoun.
"'s excursions to Hippie Hollow, frat-boy streaking hijinks, clothing-optional apartment complexes, the abundance of strip clubs, or punk escapades..."

April 14, 2000 Arts Feature by Ada Calhoun

Getting in Step
Austin Dance Artists Talk Connecting & Community

Feb. 28, 1997 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Movers & Shakers
A guide to Austin dance
"...under discussion is dance, it's the nature of the artists to be on the move. And in Austin, they..."

Dec. 4, 2015 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

The Xicanindio Poet
"...Thank you for publishing the article by Phil West on Raúlrsalinas ["Poetry as Activism," Vol...."

April 11, 1997 Column

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