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UT Symphony Orchestra celebrates World War anniversaries

December 2, 2014

Moving images and music will work together in an event Wednesday night to mark two anniversaries — the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I and the 75th anniversary of the start of World...

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UT alumnus gets ‘Wild & Precious’ in one-man show

November 13, 2014

Topics ranging from Steven Cadwell’s childhood in rural Vermont in the ’50s to his work as an AIDS activist in the ’80s are focal points in his latest work “Wild & Precious.”...

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Theatre and Dance students write, direct coming-of-age play

November 6, 2014

In a small town where poor boys can’t talk to rich girls, an unlikely friendship begins between the richest girl in town and one of its poorest boys. This is the premise of “Poor Boys’...

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Gender and Sexuality Center uses Halloween as an ice-breaker for feminist discussion

October 30, 2014

Every Friday, the Gender and Sexuality Center tackles timely feminist topics as a part of their Feminist Friday series. This Friday’s event will address issues regarding a Halloween tradition:...

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Butler Opera Center kicks off series of four opera performances

October 24, 2014

Although she attends different classes each day, Ellie Jarrett ends her days the same way — rehearsing for her upcoming opera performance. For Jarrett, a first-year doctoral student and mezzo soprano...

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Alumna filmmaker draws inspiration from childhood

October 7, 2014

Growing up, Cristina Ibarra spent hours in her father’s junkyard watching him as he built working vehicles out of unassembled pieces. This experience would leave a lasting impact on Ibarra’s...

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Blanton hosts Midday Music Series, features composition students

September 29, 2014

In the atrium of the Blanton Museum of Art, students from the Butler School of Music gathered to find something inspiring. Each of the students then composed a personal composition in response to the piece...

“The Skeleton Twins” a successful dark comedy

September 26, 2014

“The Skeleton Twins” is an excellent exploration of the brother-sister dynamic, supported by great performances from its cast and a bittersweet mix of subtle humor and heartbreaking drama. Siblings...