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Reverie Books: comfort community space, queer-friendly, with a little something for everybody

Reverie Books: comfort community space, queer-friendly, with a little something for everybody

Harsha Ketavarapu, Life & Arts Reporter September 23, 2022

Delicately tucked inside the small South Austin bookstore, a vast array of unique selections line wooden shelves and streak the room with assorted colors. Visitors enter Reverie Books in search for a safe...

UT fashion student wins $25,000 scholarship

UT fashion student wins $25,000 scholarship

Anai Jaime, Life & Arts Reporter September 23, 2022

While working as a tailor to get more experience in the fashion industry, Drake Dabbs said he found himself having to look for other sources of income. Despite not having much past success with scholarships,...

Laufey shares how classical, jazz music meld in debut album Everything I Know About Love

Laufey shares how classical, jazz music meld in debut album Everything I Know About Love

Angela Lim, Life & Arts desk editor September 19, 2022

Artist and multi-instrumentalist Laufey envelops her songs with experiences from all the realms of her life, breathing life into timeless genres. Growing up surrounded by musicians, the romantic singer-songwriter...

UT engineering students reflect on cooperative internship opportunities, challenges

UT engineering students reflect on cooperative internship opportunities, challenges

Mirya Dila, Life & Arts Reporter September 13, 2022

Patrick Munson shivered against the bitter May winds of North Dakota, staring out onto the barren fields and wondering what the next six months away from the warmth and familiarity of his life in Austin...

Peace to the Queen Exhibit Makes Mark on Austin Black Art

Peace to the Queen Exhibit Makes Mark on Austin Black Art

Reya Mosby, Life & Arts Editor September 12, 2022

Rows of precisely-placed deep violet roses adorning a purple wall surround an intricate golden frame. The framed picture displays a Black woman draped in a white scarf with a vibrant yellow dress to juxtapose...

Ballet Folklórico de Austin to bring ‘Guelaguetza’ to Zilker this Saturday

Ballet Folklórico de Austin to bring ‘Guelaguetza’ to Zilker this Saturday

Mimi Calzada, Senior Life&Arts Reporter September 9, 2022

Performers in flowing black skirts and high heels twirl around the rehearsal room, running through the dance they have worked to perfect since January. Smiles beam from their faces as founder and dance...

New Halls and Walls exhibit ‘Introspection’ offers College of Fine Arts students space to showcase art, build community

New Halls and Walls exhibit ‘Introspection’ offers College of Fine Arts students space to showcase art, build community

Sebastian Barajas, Life and Arts General Reporter September 9, 2022

The stark white walls of UT’s art building welcome students with displays of student-crafted artworks as part of a gallery series called Halls and Walls. Currently, the space houses ‘Introspection,’...

“Love on the Brain” delivers fun slow-burn STEM romance

“Love on the Brain” delivers fun slow-burn STEM romance

Grace Hare, Life & Arts Reporter September 8, 2022

For fans of  “The Love Hypothesis,” Ali Hazelwood’s “Love on the Brain” embraces similar academic aesthetics, and the blossoming of her characters’ chemistry once again takes place inside...

Tasty fall flavored treats from local Austin bakeries

Tasty fall flavored treats from local Austin bakeries

Sage Dunlap and Reya Mosby September 7, 2022

In preparation for vibrant orange, red and yellow leaves to begin peppering through the trees and temperatures to drop across the country for this upcoming fall, local Austin restaurants are finally sprinkling...

Black Pearl Books, only Black-owned independent bookstore in Austin, provides community, stresses small business support

Black Pearl Books, only Black-owned independent bookstore in Austin, provides community, stresses small business support

Aaron Boehmer, Senior Life and Arts Reporter September 2, 2022

Set inside a small shop with black-and-white siding and a bright red door, customers arrive at Black Pearl Books for more than just a good read as co-owners Katrina and Eric Brooks work to foster a gathering...

Director Rebekah McKendry spills secrets and experience with Shudder-exclusive “Glorious”

Director Rebekah McKendry spills secrets and experience with Shudder-exclusive “Glorious”

Ryan Ranc, Life and Arts General Reporter September 1, 2022

The Daily Texan sat down with director and USC professor Rebekah McKendry to discuss the new Lovecraftian horror movie “Glorious” starring Ryan Kwanten and J.K. Simmons, exclusively on Shudder.  The...

Tat Tuesday: Artist celebrates love for art, grandmother’s life through tattoo

Tat Tuesday: Artist celebrates love for art, grandmother’s life through tattoo

Kaiya Little, Life and arts desk editor August 30, 2022

Eyes traveling the length of a mirror, Stacy Nguyen surveys the space beneath the crease of her elbows where twin typewriter-style numbers stand stark against her skin. When placed together, the two...

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