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New York slumbers after Sandy
November 1, 2012
NEW YORK — The city that never sleeps is finally sleeping.
Hurricane brings out humanity in harried New Yorkers
August 28, 2011
Irene’s predicted power was enough for New Yorkers to recognize the humanity of the other 8 million people they share the city with.
30 Columns: Life and Arts
May 6, 2011
Everything we need to say can be summed up in 30 words. Our time here ranges from six months to five years, with work ranging from music reviews to feature writing. Although our experiences could amount to a novel of inch counts, we believe what needs to be said can be done in less. Every word matters.
Caretakers of the chords
May 4, 2011
Steve Walthall shuffles back and forth between the seat and the belly of a Steinway grand piano in one of the soundproof rooms in the Music Recital Hall at UT.
April 27, 2011
The sharp clang of metal against metal rings out of Herrera’s Ornamental Iron Works on a humid afternoon in April.
Sharpest tools in the shed
April 19, 2011
“The body becomes a tool in one way or another,” said Shane Shannon as he chips away a layer of caulk on a late-1800s window. “I may have a hammer in my pouch, but I find myself using my hand instead.”
Play me, I'm yours
April 15, 2011
In the middle of the Lamar Boulevard pedestrian bridge over Lady Bird Lake lives a single piano — its keys painted a deep blue and its body covered in stickers, colorful illustrations and paintings. “Play Me, I’m Yours” is painted in large white block letters across the front of the instrument.
Bone Thugs-n-Harmony Q&A
October 28, 2010
Nearly 20 years later and the melodic hip-hop group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony is still making music.
Record Day lures vinyl enthusiasts
April 19, 2010
Hundreds of independent record stores across the globe, including 11 in Austin, united Saturday to celebrate the third annual Record Store Day with special and limited-edition vinyls and CD releases, discounts and in-store performances.