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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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Netflix’s ‘All Quiet On the Western Front’ delves into age-old anti-war themes, delivers stunning special effects

Netflix’s ‘All Quiet On the Western Front’ delves into age-old anti-war themes, delivers stunning special effects

November 9, 2022

Netflix's highly anticipated reimagining of “All Quiet On the Western Front” released on Oct. 28 to critical acclaim. Based on the seminal anti-war novel by Erich Maria Remarque, the film follows the...

The Jesus and Mary Chain prove their staying power with electrifying opening to Levitation 2022

The Jesus and Mary Chain prove their staying power with electrifying opening to Levitation 2022

October 30, 2022

A projection asking “Who gives a fuck about The Jesus and Mary Chain?” flashed in front of Stubb's audience as The Jesus and Mary Chain made their way on stage — a question answered with raucous...

The band Godspeed You! Black Emperor performs at Levitation on Oct. 28, 2022.

Godspeed You! Black Emperor stupefies at Levitation 2022 with virtuosic instrumentation and ethereal atmosphere

October 30, 2022

The lonesome disco ball hanging in the center of Empire Control Room & Garage’s pit area reflected specks of light on an assortment of costumed concertgoers. Festival attendees sporting costumes...

Must-see acts at Levitation 2022

Must-see acts at Levitation 2022

October 24, 2022

Although Austin City Limits captured the hearts and minds of concert-goers with its grandiosity and fanfare, Zilker isn’t the only Austin music festival hub in October. Indie rock festival Levitation,...

Best record stores for Longhorn audiophiles

Best record stores for Longhorn audiophiles

October 7, 2022

Over the past several years, the retro appeal of vinyl has sparked a resurgence of popularity and demand, making it a valued medium of music among collectors. For seekers of high-fidelity sound quality...

Members of Black Country, New Road discuss remaining North American tour, new artistic direction

September 27, 2022

In the past year, British indie rock band Black Country, New Road rose to stardom in large part due to their eclectic sound on their 2021 debut album For the First Time and the resounding admiration for...

Black²: Black Midi, Black Country, New Road blow slanted roof off of Mohawk Austin

Black²: Black Midi, Black Country, New Road blow slanted roof off of Mohawk Austin

September 19, 2022

Fresh off the release of their eclectic and frenzied album Hellfire, London-based indie-rock outfit Black Midi commandeered two sold-out nights at Mohawk Austin’s outdoor stage. The venue stood as a...

‘Last Night in Soho’ explores excess of 1960s London, falls short with convoluted supernatural elements

‘Last Night in Soho’ explores excess of 1960s London, falls short with convoluted supernatural elements

December 17, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the October 29 flipbook. “Last Night in Soho,” the latest psychological thriller from filmmaker Edgar Wright, follows sheltered fashion student Ellie...

Noah Gundersen displays poignant lyricism, pared-down instrumentation in acoustic set at 3TEN ACL

Noah Gundersen displays poignant lyricism, pared-down instrumentation in acoustic set at 3TEN ACL

November 28, 2021

On the corner of Lavaca Street and West 22nd Street, a statue of Willie Nelson and his trusty guitar Trigger stands proudly in front of the Moody Theater in downtown Austin. Several hundred feet down the...

Disney’s ‘Encanto’ enchants with stunning visual effects, touching exploration of family dynamics

Disney’s ‘Encanto’ enchants with stunning visual effects, touching exploration of family dynamics

November 18, 2021

“Encanto,” the latest release from Walt Disney Animation Studios, centers around the Madrigal family, tucked away in an idyllic mountain village in Colombia called the Encanto. Each member of the family...

Deezie Brown sets up shop at intimate C-Boy’s Heart & Soul for November, delivers a genre-bending live music experience

Deezie Brown sets up shop at intimate C-Boy’s Heart & Soul for November, delivers a genre-bending live music experience

November 8, 2021

Historic South Congress connotes images of motley shops, world-famous restaurants and a striking view of downtown Austin. Tucked away, several blocks past the “I Love You So Much” mural, sits C-Boy’s...

Boba shops within walking distance of campus

Boba shops within walking distance of campus

November 2, 2021
The Daily Texan reviewed three bubble tea spots within walking distance of campus to provide students a guide for all their boba needs. 
‘The French Dispatch’ impresses with superb cast, Wes Anderson’s idiosyncratic directing style

‘The French Dispatch’ impresses with superb cast, Wes Anderson’s idiosyncratic directing style

October 17, 2021

After garnering a nine-minute standing ovation at Cannes, UT alumnus Wes Anderson’s “The French Dispatch” will release in theaters Oct. 22. Set against the fictional yet fantastical French city of...

Cinematographer of “The Velvet Underground” documentary talks influence of Andy Warhol, creating cultural landscape of late 1960s

Cinematographer of “The Velvet Underground” documentary talks influence of Andy Warhol, creating cultural landscape of late 1960s

October 14, 2021
The film examines The Velvet Underground’s revolutionary sound and reputation through interviews with cultural giants.
Phoebe Bridgers performs on the Ladybird Stage during Weekend 1 of the 2021 Austin City Limits Music Festival  on Oct. 2.

Phoebe Bridgers delivers an evocative, yet refined performance at Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater for ACL Late Nights

October 10, 2021

Phoebe Bridgers has come a long way since performing to intimate audiences at hole-in-the-wall Austin venues like Antone’s Nightclub in 2018. On Thursday evening, the pensive singer-songwriter taped...

A guide to best breakfast tacos in West Campus

A guide to best breakfast tacos in West Campus

October 6, 2021

Editor’s Note: This article first appeared as part of the October 1 flipbook. Very few food items can capture the essence of Austin, but breakfast tacos come incredibly close. The Daily Texan reviewed...

‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage’ expands on Eddie, Venom’s dynamic relationship, suffers from lackluster on-screen violence

‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage’ expands on Eddie, Venom’s dynamic relationship, suffers from lackluster on-screen violence

September 30, 2021

“Venom: Let There Be Carnage,” the sophomore release of Tom Hardy’s parasite pal in the Sony Spider-Man Universe, follows Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy) as he grapples with balancing his career as an investigative...

UT students find inspiration and community in local coffee shops

UT students find inspiration and community in local coffee shops

September 21, 2021
UT students often find coffee shops as better hubs to meet their social, academic and communal needs rather than libraries or academic buildings.
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