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What to get for your parents:

December 6, 2013

Parents tend to feel a little left out of college life as the phone calls and visits home become less and less frequent. Give mom or dad a little piece of Austin to make them feel special.    Austin-themed...

The best moments in culture from 2013

December 5, 2013

From Beyonce’s Super Bowl extravaganza in January to last week’s debut of the “Bound 2” video, The Daily Texan Life & Arts staff fondly recounts some of the best pop culture...

Playlist of the Week 6

October 21, 2013

In this weekly feature, we make a playlist of some of the best and most important new songs from the week before. Each track is supplemented with a short commentary, giving a sense of why you should check...


Life & Arts staff writers and editors pick the best artists to see at ACL this weekend

October 4, 2013

  FRIDAY Underrated band: Savages Stage: Honda Time: 1 p.m. This young all-female post-punk quartet from London might be the most talented and electrifying act of the weekend.   Local...

Chvrches could redefine what it means to be a pop group

September 28, 2013

They were named a must-see artist at South By Southwest, performed on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and have sold out various shows all around North America and Europe. Most bands don’t see this much...