The Winter Show: Science (February 4th, 2015)

The Winter Science show will be our first quarterly show.

The Winter Science show will be our first quarterly show.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014: The Math Show



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In other news: The November show will be our last monthly show. The Dionysium is going seasonal with four shows per year, starting with our science show in February of 2015.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014: The Jimi Hendrix show


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Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014: The Dionysium Power Show



August 6th, 2014: The Ninja show





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July 2nd, 2014: The 10th Anniversary Show





The Dionysium proudly celebrates ten years of debates, lectures, theatrical presentations, and strong drink.

June 2014 – The Antihero


May 2014 – Austin


December 2011 – Comic Books

Wednesday, December 7th at 7:00 p.m. at the Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar

  • Lecture: “My life as a failed cartoonist” by Scott Nybakken
  • Original Music by P. Kellach Waddle: Death (Sandman’s Sister)
  • The Debate: Faires vs. Brenner on Resolved: That Marvel is better than D.C
  • The debut and release of Minerva’s Wreck Three
  • Sarge’s Mail Bag: A Selection of Comic Book Letters To The Editor
  • Lecture: “50 years of comics in Ten Books” by Graham Reynolds
  • A Preview: The Intergalactic Nemesis

January 2012 – Science

Wednesday, January 4th, 7:00 p.m.

The Dionysium proudly presents its Science Show.

The Program

A brief history of action
A lecture by Dr. Carl Feierabend

Richard Feynman’s “Cargo Cult Science”
A reading by Jason Liebrecht

Resolved: That God does not play dice
Debating for the affirmative: Dr. Todd Krause
Debating for the negative: Dr. Eamonn F. Healey

Feynman: A new comic biography
A book review by L.B. Deyo

A cartoon
Presented by Lance “Fever” Myers

As always, drinks after the show at The Gibson.

February 2012 – China

Wednesday, February 1st at the Alamo South Lamar

The Dionysium proudly presents its China Show: Year of the Dragon

The program

  • Paralympic bronze-winning archer Lindsey Carmichael
  • W. Joe Hoppe’s Poetry Corner presents “The aesthetic of Chinese poetry”
  • For the debate, “Resolved: That the 21st Century will be the Chinese Century”
  • And much, much more

March 2012 – Film


Wednesday, March 7, 7:00 p.m.

The Dionysium proudly presents its film show: Real Talk.


  • A debate. Resolved: That modern television upholds a higher artistic standard than modern cinema. For: Nicole Elmer. Against: Tim League.
  • Trash Dance with director Andy Garrison.
  • Active Vision: Passion & Obsession in the Cinema 1601-2012 with Lars Nilsen.
  • What is Foley? A lecture and demonstration by Dionysium Chairman Buzz Moran.



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