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Cap City Comedy Club Closes
Yesterday, Cap City Comedy Club, the venue that's kept you – and all of Austin – laughing for almost a quarter century, traded punch lines for a gut punch: The home for stand-up is closing permanently. The strain of being shuttered for six months during the pandemic finally took its toll, making Cap City one more victim of the coronavirus.

2:50PM Wed. Sep. 9, 2020, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Who Will Be Nuked by the 819?
Welcome, citizen, to the world of NUKED! It’s a land of mutants, magic, and mayhem, set in a post-apocalyptic time where most of the population has been transformed by radiation and the very laws of reality can be warped by those with certain … skills.

1:55PM Mon. Sep. 7, 2020, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Five Recent Graphic Novels You Shouldn’t Miss Out On
Okay, not necessarily graphic novels, all of them – the first one’s more like an illustrated short story, in fact, and there’s a collection of stories, and another collection of – look, graphic novel is just the more familiar industry term that we’re going with here.

10:30AM Fri. Sep. 4, 2020, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Blanton and Umlauf Museums Are Open Again
Austin’s art lovers have reason to rejoice. Two of its museums are reopening to visitors: the iconic Blanton Museum of Art and the Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum. The Blanton reopened to the public on Aug. 15 for the first time since March 13. The Umlauf reopens Aug. 18 after being closed by the city of Austin July 3.

3:00PM Mon. Aug. 17, 2020, Clara Ence Morse Read More | Comment »

The Breath Project: Submissions Now Accepted
The Breath Project is now accepting submissions for performances of eight minutes and 46 seconds by theatre artists of color.

9:00AM Mon. Aug. 17, 2020, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Texas Book Festival Announces 15 Authors for 2020
The cowgal astride a Hereford-sized horny toad in the 2020 Texas Book Festival's official poster – a hand tinted creation of the late, beloved Bob "Daddy-O" Wade – sports an expression of such sheer elation, you'd imagine she just heard the names of the 15 authors announced today as attending the virtual fest come November.

10:20AM Wed. Aug. 12, 2020, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

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Moontower Comedy Festival Rescheduled
Hold the laughter, please.
That ninth Moontower Comedy Festival promised for September 2020 is getting nudged into 2021, producer Paramount Theatre with sponsor Cap City Comedy Club announced today. But they won't be cutting back on the comedy. Rather, they'll be doubling it, with a pair of Moontowers next year.

12:01PM Tue. Aug. 4, 2020, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

John Mulvany’s “Pattern Days” Is Haunting Your Google Docs
Yeah, you know this fellow’s work. Either because you’ve seen it somewhere IRL, especially if you live in Austin, or you’ve been lucky enough to happen across it online.

2:45PM Wed. Jul. 29, 2020, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Umlauf After Dark ft. Daphne Tunes
As if an arts organization didn't have enough to deal with while struggling to make it through this pandemic, the Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum was forced by the city to shut down indefinitely and then it was broken into and burglarized.

10:10AM Mon. Jul. 27, 2020, Robert Faires and W. A. Brenner Read More | Comment »

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