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Life and Arts

Student experiences working at CMT Awards

Student experiences working at CMT Awards

Tyler Pullum, Senior Life&Arts Reporter April 8, 2024

Last year, the Country Music Television Awards came to the live music capital of the world for the first time in its history. Due to the award show’s close relationship with the University, many students...

The Mantelito de sol/Sun Doily sculpture (left) by Julio Martinez and the Jupiter oil painting by Lauz Bechelli (right) pictured in the reflection of a mirror at the Visual Arts Center on April 6, 2024. The art pieces celebrating the solar eclipse are on display from March 5 to 9, 2024.

‘Soon Moon’: Upcoming eclipse-inspired gallery showcases art of UT creatives

Analise Pickerrell, General Life&Arts Reporter April 8, 2024

Eclipses make for rare and captivating phenomena, stimulating the creative imaginations of humans for millennia. As an ode to the upcoming solar eclipse on Monday, UT’s Visual Arts Center hosted its...

Arab American musical artists to check out for Arab American Heritage Month

Arab American musical artists to check out for Arab American Heritage Month

Riddhi Bora, General Life&Arts Reporter April 8, 2024

April marks Arab American Heritage Month, a time to celebrate Arab culture and recognize the achievements and contributions made by Arab Americans. To commemorate this month, The Daily Texan compiled a...

The Daily Texan’s playlist to leave you in the dark

The Daily Texan’s playlist to leave you in the dark

Paisley Garza, General Life&Arts Reporter April 8, 2024

Anticipation builds as Austin gets ready for a unique occurrence happening in the skies today — a total solar eclipse. To commemorate this extraordinary occurrence, The Daily Texan curated an eclipse-themed...

‘Imaginary’ fails to be imaginative despite title

‘Imaginary’ fails to be imaginative despite title

Ryan Ranc, Senior Life&Arts Reporter April 5, 2024

Blumhouse and Lionsgate’s “Imaginary” from writer and director Jeff Wadlow follows Jessica (DeWanda Wise) and her family after they move back to her childhood home. When her step-daughter Alice (Pyper...

How to celebrate the eclipse

How to celebrate the eclipse

Sarah Cooley, General Life&Arts Reporter April 5, 2024

On Monday, April 8, Central Texans will have a front-row seat to a total solar eclipse. People and places around Austin prepare celebrations for the rare occurrence. With so many events going on, it’s...

Artist Tania El Khoury shares powerful family memoirs in ‘Cultural Exchange Rate’

Artist Tania El Khoury shares powerful family memoirs in ‘Cultural Exchange Rate’

Charlotte Karner, General Life&Arts Reporter April 5, 2024

Growing up hearing her family’s stories of living in Akkar, a border village between Lebanon and Syria, inspired artist Tania El Khoury to save these memories through interviews with her late grandmother...

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Travis Scott, Michael Rubin talk failure, entrepreneurship at Hogg Auditorium

Tyler Pullum, Senior Life&Arts Reporter April 5, 2024

Rapper and entrepreneur Travis Scott visited the University on Thursday as a part of a three-stop college tour promoting his brand Cactus Jack’s new collaboration with multi-billion dollar merchandise...

Daymé Arocena, a Cuban singer, performs for a small audience in the Butler School of Music’s Live Room on Tuesday.

Juno Award-winning Daymé Arocena performs intimate musical odyssey in Live Room

Layla Dajani, General Life&Arts Reporter April 5, 2024

Daymé Arocena’s explosive vocals echoed off the walls and reverberated through the bodies of audience members sitting in the recording studio-turned-intimate concert space. On Tuesday, the Afro-Cuban...

From left, Taryn Lam, Elleanor Ross, Amaryllis Dunklee and Jennifer Martin pose for a portrait at the Mary E. Gearing Hall. They will travel to New York City this week to be honored for their accomplishments at the 2024 Fashion Scholarship Fund Awards Gala.

Textiles and apparel majors travel to New York City through Fashion Scholarship Fund

Laura Baker, General Life&Arts Reporter April 5, 2024

Last April, Amaryllis Dunklee stood amongst fashion legends such as Anna Wintour and Tommy Hilfiger at a gala in New York City. Luxuriously dressed in a gown from the Neiman Marcus Group, Dunklee was...

Tamar Sanikidze, director of the Butler Opera Center and division head of Voice and Opera, rehearses an aria with her student in her office on Thursday.

Tamar Sanikidze to perform at Carnegie Hall in April

Sarah Cooley, General Life&Arts Reporter April 3, 2024

The same walls that have set the international standard for musical excellence since 1891 will soon house the blend of a soprano’s voice and notes played by a pianist said to have a magical touch by...

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