Getting comfortable in “Gorintō”

Avant-garde sound concerts have finally found what’s been missing from the experience — pillows. "Gorintō" is...

Craftsman celebrated: Preservation Austin salutes the city’s bungalows

Austin's beloved bungalows are the feature of this year's Preservation Austin annual historic homes tour. “The...

Texas Book Festival awards $100,000 to public libraries

Let's hear it for public libraries! The Texas Book Festival has awarded $100,500 to 41 public...

Identity construct: Genevieve Gaignard’s alter egos make the personal political

Do not try to hold Genevieve Gaignard’s exhibition "In Passing" at the Christian-Green Gallery at...

Ransom Center acquires Rachel Cusk’s papers

The papers of acclaimed author Rachel Cusk have been acquired by the University of Texas' Harry...

Louis Grachos to leave the Contemporary Austin

After six years leading the Contemporary Austin, Louis Grachos, the museum's executive director and CEO,...

Composing women: Two female-made avant-garde films get new music by Austin women composers

A double screening at the Bullock Museum spotlighting two female avant-garde filmmakers will get a...

In a parking garage, Rolling Ryot explores auditory canopies with “Rainforest Reverberation”

If you’re looking for the most immersive, highest fidelity sound system out there, you need...

Austin Playhouse purchases property, plans two-venue theater

Longtime non-profit theater organization Austin Playhouse has just bought its first home. Playhouse leaders confirmed that...

Arts listings and venue guides

Identity construct: Genevieve Gaignard’s alter egos make the personal political

Do not try to hold Genevieve Gaignard’s exhibition "In Passing" at the Christian-Green Gallery at...

Salvage Vanguard Theater’s “Antigonick” is a stunning and enigmatic production

Here are “Antigone’s” nouns: broom, loop, tears, bottles, candy, and blood.   In her introductory letter...

Hidden Room’s “The Rover” — a sex romp written in 1677 — is alarmingly relevant

Vicious sex romp written in 1677. Punkish defiance and style circa 1983. Kick-ass Austin production in 2019. The...

Can paper be a body?

Punctuality pays off at Janine Antoni’s "Paper Dance." Audience members who arrive early to the Contemporary...

Looking for people with Hedwige Jacobs

“All this must go into a letter,” wrote poet John Ashbery, in “The Skaters.” “Also...

Ephemeral moments: Yoonmi Nam and Amze Emmons at Grayduck Gallery

The works on paper by Yoonmi Nam and Amze Emmons, on view at Grayduck Gallery...

Magdalena Jarkowiec’s Giant Mutant Dolls

I first encountered one of Magdalena Jarkowiec’s giant mutant dolls while taking a routine hike...

Asking the unspoken questions in “Soldier Songs”

American perceptions of war are often built on hot takes, gruesome images, and untruthful power...

Bryan Washington captures a specific, contemporary Houston

Bryan Washington is a writer from Houston. His fiction and essays have appeared in the New...

Extreme facilitator: Flatbed Press’ Katherine Brimberry

Since 2014 PrintAustin has filled Austin art galleries every January with all things fine art...

Gothic beauty: Alyssa Taylor Wendt’s “HAINT”

Haint blue graces the front porch ceiling of many a home in the Southern United...

Fairly Reactionary: Hyperreal Film Club’s Video Zines

A husky construction worker pours a foaming liter of Diet Coke all over his hairy...
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