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New York slumbers after Sandy

November 1, 2012

Editor’s note: Former Daily Texan Life&Arts editor Amber Genuske is living and working in New York as an associate video editor at The Huffington Post. The following is her experience with Hurricane...

Hurricane brings out humanity in harried New Yorkers

August 29, 2011

Editor's Note: Amber Genuske is a former Texan Life and Arts editor who recently moved to Brooklyn, New York for an internship. Here's her account of Hurricane Irene. Though her presence was brief...

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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...

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Caretakers of the chords

May 4, 2011

Editor’s Note: This is the last installment of a three-part series profiling artisans who work with their hands. Steve Walthall shuffles back and forth between the seat and the belly of a...

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Family Trade

April 28, 2011

Editor’s Note: This is the second installment of a three-part series profiling artisans who work with their hands. The sharp clang of metal against metal rings out of Herrera’s Ornamental...

Sharpest tools in the shed

April 19, 2011

Editor’s Note: This is the first installment of a three-part series profiling artisans who work with their hands. “The body becomes a tool in one way or another,” said Shane Shannon...

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....

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. Even though Stanley Howse, better known as Flesh-n-Bone, spent nearly nine years in prison for charges...

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,...