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Austin-based old-time band plays all month at Cactus Cafe

November 18, 2014

Of all the music floating around Austin, the banjo-heavy twang of old-time music is not the most common sound echoing in the streets. Tony Kamel and Dom Fisher, or The Gravy Brothers, have been determined...

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UT student creates dance about violence against women

November 14, 2014

When more than 270 girls were kidnapped from a school in Chibok, Nigeria, earlier this year, dance senior Tawny Garcia was shocked to see how quickly the story left the media spotlight.  This story,...

NPR comedy show is coming to Bass Concert Hall

November 6, 2014

Comic relief is not often found in most news outlets, but for Peter Sagal and company, there is always something to laugh at in the media. Finding humor in everyday news has been his job since he began...

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Throwback Thursday: Haunted locations on and near campus are still spooky

October 30, 2014

It’s easy for college students to get distracted from the true intention of Halloween. Dressing up like an anthropomorphic kitten or a lumberjack, partying with the same people you hang out with...

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Film students collaborate with nonprofit music organization

October 22, 2014

After attending several of Groundwork Music Project’s family-friendly concert events, radio-television-film professor Ellen Spiro felt inspired to get students in her “Creative Nonfiction Production”...

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Poems to be brought to life at Poetry on the Plaza event

October 1, 2014

Poetry should be heard, not seen, according to Welsh poet Gwyneth Lewis. This idea is the inspiration for her latest project, “Dylan Thomas and the Colour of Saying,” which celebrates the art...

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Bob Woodward speaking in celebration of journalism school’s centennial

September 23, 2014

Few people embody true journalistic intentions more so than Bob Woodward. The impact of his work when covering the infamous Watergate scandal inspired a new era of investigative reporting. This Wednesday,...

“Basetrack Live” is a powerful, engaging multimedia production

September 16, 2014

When an upcoming production, film or book about the war in Afghanistan is released, it’s typical to expect a barrage of thinly veiled political statements. “Basetrack Live,” however,...

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Multimedia-style documentary on Afghanistan War debuts national tour at UT

September 11, 2014

Artistic director Edward Bilous’ mission for the last few years has been to bring a collection of photographs to life through theater. Live electroacoustic music, Skype interviews, stage acting...

Psychology professor Cristine Legare wins $1.3 million grant to conduct research on childhood development

September 8, 2014

Psychology associate professor Cristine Legare received a three-year, $1.3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to study how children develop scientific reasoning abilities. Legare —...