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Aerial show Swings Asunder explores self identity

Brandi Davis June 27, 2015

Eight dancers spin in and around a suspended hoop, flying 30 feet in the air as a bed frame rises from a stage. Each individual struggling to achieve gender fluidity. UT alumnus Justin Sherburn and...

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Places to celebrate same-sex marriage in Austin

Danielle Lopez June 26, 2015

Editor’s Note: As we learn about additional celebrations around Austin, we will update this list throughout the day. Updated (6:30 p.m.): Added Central Presbyterian Church, Cheer Up Charlie's,...

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UT alumni host benefit for Nepal earthquake victims at Austin Beer Garden Brewing Company

Sara Neaves June 25, 2015

Austinites can drink craft beer, have their minds read and bid on festival tickets at Austin Beer Garden Brewing Company’s benefit for Nepal on Thursday night. UT alumnus Mark Jensen, co-owner at...

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Art guide: Four creative landmarks to visit around UT

Marisa Charpentier June 22, 2015

With more than 35 works of art scattered across the 40 Acres, UT is basically a campus-wide art gallery. The University’s public art program, Landmarks, has brought works of modern and contemporary...

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Free Austin summertime events to attend this week

Katie Walsh June 22, 2015

Editor’s Note: In this recurring column, writer Katie Walsh outlines free Austin summer events happening each day of the week. Monday, June 22 What: Midnight Comedy Open Mic Where: Spider...

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KVRX student DJs play music from sunset to sunrise

Thomas Boswell June 21, 2015

While the majority of Austin sleeps soundly in their bedrooms, KVRX student disk jockeys armed with full cups of coffee and playlists that ooze obscurity, sit wide-eyed and ready to rock out until sunrise. Located...

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Beer and wine will be sold at football games beginning September

Aaron Torres June 17, 2015

Beginning September 12, beer and wine will be sold at football games at Darrell K Royal Texas-Memorial Stadium in all public and private areas. “Fan safety and enjoyment remains our number...

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Four under-$20 shows to see in Austin this weekend

Cat Cardenas June 17, 2015

Who: Elijah Ford & The Bloom Where: Lambert's When: Thursday 9:30 p.m. Cost: $5 After touring with singer-songwriter Ryan Bingham, Elijah Ford, son of Black Crowes’ guitarist...

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Free Austin summertime events to attend this week

Katie Walsh June 15, 2015

Editor’s Note: In this recurring column, writer Katie Walsh outlines free Austin summer events happening each day of the week. Monday, June 15 What: Geeks Who Drink Trivia Night Where: Gourdough’s...

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Summer reading list: five books to read this summer

Marisa Charpentier June 12, 2015

From 1950s racism to biological nightmares, here are five captivating reads to keep you occupied during long road trips or sunny days by the sea this summer. Mark Your Calendars: “Go Set a Watchman”...

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UT film students give look into Asian American life with “Motherland”

Jenna Million June 9, 2015

Before creating his short film “Motherland,” UT alumnus Komtouch “Dew” Napattaloong dreamt he had risen from the dead to be greeted by his family’s loving embrace. The...

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Free Austin summertime events to attend this week

Katie Walsh June 8, 2015

Editor’s Note: In this recurring column, writer Katie Walsh outlines free Austin summer events happening each day of the week. Monday, June 8 What: Motown Mondays Where: The Highball, 1120...