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Sherwood Forest Faire jousts through final weekend
April 18, 2017
About 40 miles from the UT campus, off US-290 E, is a place where families can be transported back to the era of King Richard the Lionheart — singing songs, watching armored men joust and catching a break from modern society.
Texas deaf community fights for music access
April 11, 2017
The deaf community in Austin and around the world has found a way to embrace music without being able to hear it — at least not in the traditional sense.
Student play gives voice to struggles of Syrian refugees
April 4, 2017
In the upcoming student play “A Singularity,” audiences will follow the story of a Syrian refugee trying to find her home and her identity as a woman, a refugee and an individual after losing everything to war.
Local bands are bringing the edge back to SXSW
March 9, 2017
Though South by Southwest is one of the many reasons Austin has earned the title “Live Music Capital of the World,” the festival is lacking in one of the largest and craziest live music genres: metal.
Texans preserve the Battle of San Jacinto through reliving it
March 2, 2017
On most days, Mark Hegman is an engineer, but on April 22, he is General Sam Houston fighting for Texas’s independence at the Battle of San Jacinto.
UT alumnus fights for local film funds
February 15, 2017
Despite wanting to shoot in Texas, Robert Zimmer was unable to do so because of the lack of state incentives.
Black-led-and-directed horror film 'Get Out' screens at the Union
February 10, 2017
Outside the Union Theater most Thursday nights, eager students wait to get a chance to see the week’s free screening.
UT alumnus fights to preserve the history of obscure film
January 29, 2017
Sebastian del Castillo and Ziemba head the American Genre Film Archive, a nonprofit dedicated to the preservation and distribution of 35mm film prints.
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