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How to Celebrate Austin Museum Day 2020
In person and virtual events abound on the city' annual free museum day
"...to reserve your spot: www.flowerhillfoundation.org/austinmuseumday. Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center..."

Sept. 15, 2020 Arts Post

In Memoriam: Terrence McNally
Covid-19 complications claim the distinguished playwright
"...McNally has his literary archive here at the UT's Harry Ransom Center, and he has seen his plays widely..."

March 25, 2020 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Austin Area Cancellations and Other COVID-19 Updates
Gov. Abbott declares statewide public health disaster
"...You can find yesterday's updated list of cancelled events..."

March 13, 2020 News Post by James Renovitch

What Odd Circumstance Joins Austin’s L.B. Deyo With Gabriel García Márquez Even Beyond the Ransom Center’s Newly Revealed Archives?
Maybe it’s, what? Love, in the time of measles?
"...be on par with discovering ice, citizen, but UT’s Harry Ransom Center has the archives of Gabriel García Márquez..."

Feb. 3, 2020 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Faster Than Sound: Renovated Beerland Opens, Dozen Street on Its Way Out
Rounding up 2020 venue news plus all things Hi, How Are You Day
"...Radio, and more, streaming live at www.stingray.com/hhay. Wednesday, the Harry Ransom Center holds "Poetry on the Plaza" at noon,..."

Jan. 17, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Day Trips: Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum, Cuero
Chisholm Trail rides again
"...says that a lot of people made the history center – which began as an idea in 2000 and..."

Oct. 18, 2019 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Your Guide to Austin Museum Day
Discover Austin-area museums Sunday, Sept. 22, for free!
"...as books, art, and stories about our lively city. Harry Ransom Center300 W 21st St., (512) 471-8944, www.hrc.utexas.edu..."

Sept. 18, 2019 Chron Events Post

In Memoriam: Rhoda Winter Russell
Movement therapy pioneer who knew the greats of dance has died
"...of showdogs. She did donate several boxes to the Harry Ransom Center containing correspondence with Wigman, as well as..."

Aug. 1, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The Critics Table's Grand Tales
The winners of the 2018-19 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Vincent Valdez's “The City,” Blanton Museum of Art “Vaudeville!”, Harry Ransom Center Palace Theater in Georgetown..."

June 4, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Austin Homes Tour: The Art of the Craftsman Style
John Ruskin's ghost will be nearby, eating breakfast tacos and smiling
"...come about because of the current exhibition at the Harry Ransom Center, or is that just a happy coincidence?..."

April 24, 2019 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

SXSW 2019 Announces Art Programs
Seven installations and conference sessions on art scheduled
"...Arctic Passage Award-winning photographer and filmmaker, and Harry Ransom Center Research Fellow Louie Palu will call attention..."

Feb. 6, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

How Costume Designer Edith Head Changed the Look of Hollywood
AFS Cinema spotlights films featuring the Oscar-winner's designs
"...collection assistant for Costumes and Personal Effects at the Harry Ransom Center. AFS Cinema presents Edith Head’s Hollywood through..."

Jan. 11, 2019 Screens Column by Jill Morena

Melany Jean’s Top 10 Fine Art Moments of 2018
Unforgettably textured sculptures, unsettling exhibitions, and unusual spaces made for a memorable year in art
"...OKORO: PUNK NOIR" (George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center) Okoro's larger-than-life portraits probed style, spirit, and substance to..."

Dec. 28, 2018 Arts Feature by Melany Jean

Wayne Alan Brenner’s Top 10 Arts-Related Things I Enjoyed in 2018
Representational and digital art, plus theatre rooted in history proved especially mind-blowing this year
"...Room Theatre) The Hidden Room's Beth Burns and the Ransom Center's Eric Colleary collaborated to bring John Wilkes Booth's..."

Dec. 28, 2018 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Five Austin Activities for the Whole Family
Got a house full of guests this holiday? Here’s how to entertain ’em.
"...to the largest IMAX screen in Texas) and the Harry Ransom Center, a research library and museum that hosts..."

Dec. 21, 2018 Chron Events Post by Shalavé Cawley

2018 B. Iden Payne Award Winners
Top honors go to Drowsy Chaperone and Fixing Troilus
"...Amelia Turner, Howard Burkett, Booth’s Richard III, Hidden Room, Harry Ransom Center, and Austin Scottish Rite Theater Crystal Bird..."

Nov. 7, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

East Austin Studio Tour: Who Is Marc English?
That question will be answered, vividly, and pretty much in full
"...the years, distinct looks for The Criterion Collection, the Harry Ransom Center, Austin Film Society, Salvage Vanguard Theatre, Girlstart,..."

Nov. 6, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Review: Sophisticated Giant
The long-awaited bio of sax legend Dexter Gordon is here
"...era was done right here in Austin at UT’s Harry Ransom Center, which houses the archives of Ross Russell,..."

Oct. 23, 2018 Arts Post by Jay Trachtenberg

"Ed Ruscha: Archaeology and Romance" at the Ransom Center
This evocative excavation into the artist's process of creating art and making books reveals the work of art is the completed book itself
"...art book Twentysix Gasoline Stations, Ed Ruscha chose the Harry Ransom Center as the home for his personal archives,..."

Oct. 19, 2018 Arts Review by Melany Jean

Who Says There’s No Art Openings This Weekend?
Are you kidding, citizen? Are you, what, pulling our cultural leg?
"...the fantastic “De/Construction” show at Davis Gallery. And the Harry Ransom Center has a big Ed Ruscha exhibition going..."

Sept. 14, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Looking For a Writing Class, Austinite?
Calling all writers sick of their cruel inner critics
"...Austin, home to the Harry Ransom Center that’s like the North American epicenter of..."

Sept. 9, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Booth's Richard III by the Hidden Room Theatre
Beth Burns and company unearths a fascinating theatrical time capsule with this version of Shakespeare's tragedy
"...The Hidden Room Theatre, in conjunction with the Harry Ransom Center and Austin Scottish Rite Theater, now offers..."

June 22, 2018 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

The Hidden Room Theatre Is Working With a Presidential Assassin
Aside from that, Mrs. Lincoln, we reckon you’ll really enjoy the show
"...a sort of transtemporal collaboration, of course, and the Ransom Center’s Eric Colleary is partly to blame...."

June 12, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Ransom Center's "Vaudeville!"
This exhibition reveals how the history of that entertainment form is really the history of the U.S.
"...view through July 15 at the University of Texas' Harry Ransom Center, is your chance to learn how this..."

June 8, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Paramount Gets Ready for Summer
43rd annual celebration of film fun on Austin's grandest screen
"...calendar include: • Vaudeville! (May 29-31): keying off the Harry Ransom Center’s ongoing exhibition of the great variety theatre..."

May 15, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Truth in Journalism: The Making of The Post
Reporters and researchers on Spielberg's journalistic epic
"...that, to prepare to help, he looked through the Harry Ransom Center’s archives of the Ben Bradlee papers, used..."

Jan. 15, 2018 Screens Post by Acacia Coronado

Full Arthur Miller Archive Lands at UT
Ransom Center acquires complete papers by The Crucible author
"...called him, will reside at the University of Texas' Harry Ransom Center...."

Jan. 12, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Lake|Flato's Impact on Austin
The firm behind the new library has changed our city's look
"...a sensibility that owes more to East Coast urban centers than our region. Lake|Flato's buildings, on the other hand,..."

Oct. 31, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Ransom Center Lands Ondaatje Archive
Author of The English Patient sends papers to UT
"...The Harry Ransom Center has scored another literary coup: the archive..."

Sept. 26, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Day Trips & Beyond: D.H. Lawrence in New Mexico
D.H. Lawrence’s banned art finds a home in Taos hotel
"...collection of D.H. Lawrence paintings is housed at the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin...."

Sept. 22, 2017 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

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