Daily Arts
New Theatre Work Puts Attendees on the Trail of Notorious Art Thieves
Austin’s Paramount Theatre just became the scene of one of the most daring heists the art world has ever seen, and if you get your tickets now, you can witness it all firsthand.

5:15PM Thu. Oct. 15, 2020, Gerrard Hanly Read More | Comment »

Rude Mechs Bring a Karaoke Christmas Carol Into Your Home and You’re the Star
We mean, c'mon: You didn’t think they were just, like, sitting on their hands all this time, right?

3:15PM Tue. Oct. 6, 2020, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Take Your Wardrobe Back to Suffragette City
You know it’s been 100 years since women got the right to vote for the elected officials of this country, right?

8:00AM Mon. Sep. 28, 2020, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Vortex vs. Coronavirus: The Shows Really Do Go On
Given the circumstances, is it surprising that the Vortex is presenting their real-life-and-virtual theatrical megashow called Odyssey and Odyssey: Underworld … or would it be more surprising if they weren’t?

12:01AM Thu. Sep. 24, 2020, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Jan Reid: A Remembrance
Jan Reid, author of The Improbable Rise of Redneck Rock, the Ann Richards bio Let the People In, several other books, and scores of magazine articles, died on Saturday, Sept. 19. His writing was widely admired, and he was a friend to many other writers. One was Chronicle contributor Jesse Sublett, who offers this remembrance of Reid.

11:30AM Tue. Sep. 22, 2020, Jesse Sublett Read More | Comment »

In Memoriam: Jan Reid
To use the vernacular of boxing – the sport Jan Reid so loved – he was a writer with a one-two punch. From the left came nonfiction – much of it for magazines with many of the most memorable stories for Texas Monthly – then he'd follow from the right with killer fiction. Sadly, Reid has left the ring. He died Saturday of heart failure at the age of 75.

3:27PM Mon. Sep. 21, 2020, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

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Texas Book Festival 2020: The Full Line-Up
Texas Book Festival No. 25 – aka Virtual Texas Book Festival No. 1 – is raring to go, and the proof is in the lineup. As of today, the full lineup has been announced, with more than 150 authors joining the Lone Star literary jamboree through some screen or other.

10:00AM Wed. Sep. 16, 2020, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

How to Celebrate Austin Museum Day 2020
Here comes the 23rd annual Austin Museum Day, citizen, that free celebration of art, culture, history, music, nature, and science – with local bastions of all that good stuff professionally curated and ready for you to explore. Yes, this Sunday it's time once again to enjoy a little heightened entertainment and education around our river city – all gratis!

2:00PM Tue. Sep. 15, 2020 Read More | Comment »

The North Door Announces Permanent Closure
The North Door, one of the largest and most versatile venues on Austin’s Eastside, now fades into memory – another casualty of COVID-19.

7:20PM Fri. Sep. 11, 2020, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

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