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'Creativity in the Face of Death: The Contemporary Resonance of Terezín'
UT symposium honors and ponders art created in the Nazi concentration camp
"...symposium sponsored by Texas Performing Arts and the Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies, audiences can experience the work of..."

Oct. 5, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Culture Flash!
New curatorial directions, a new drama getting around, and a new way for theatre to change lives
"...the programming and presentation of art at AMOA-Arthouse's Jones Center site and Laguna Gloria grounds, and to commission new..."

June 29, 2012 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...• The Harry Ransom Center at UT has acquired a rare 16th century..."

May 2, 2008 News Feature

Culture Flash!
Kushner talks Arthur Miller, Zach's cool School Musical is back, and AIPP teaches you how to make permanent public art
"...• In conjunction with the Ransom Center exhibition "Rehearsing the American Dream: Arthur Miller's Theater,"..."

Sept. 14, 2007 Arts Column by Robert Faires

The Harry Ransom Center has acquired all the professional and personal materials of profoundly influential acting teacher Stella Adler
" Austin: the archive of Stella Adler. The Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center has just acquired all the professional..."

April 30, 2004 Arts Column by Robert Faires

The Man Who Loved Little Girls
"...century. Now, 100 years after Carroll's death, UT's Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRHRC) is exhibiting its stellar collection..."

Oct. 9, 1998 Arts Feature by Ada Calhoun

Paramount Announces Summer Classic Film Series Lineup
See the whole schedule and get some tickets to escape the heat
"...props and production documents are stored at the Harry Ransom Center. So schedule a trip to the archives in..."

May 16, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

"Frank Reaugh: Landscapes of Texas and the American West"
The wide open spaces that define the Texas stereotype are explored in rich detail in this artist's work
"...lonesome cowboys and vast, open space. For the Harry Ransom Center's "Frank Reaugh: Landscapes of Texas and the American..."

Sept. 11, 2015 Arts Review by Caitlin Greenwood

Film News
Texas could be like New York
"...display starting Monday in the lobby of the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center. De Niro donated his collection to..."

March 16, 2007 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

A Northern California theatre director is combing through the massive Tennessee Williams archive in UT's Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center for another as-of-yet unstaged drama by the great playwright that he can bring into the spotlight á la Spring Storm.
"...discovered in the massive Williams archive in UT's Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, the same place where Vanessa Redgrave..."

July 12, 2002 Arts Column by Robert Faires

How the Gutenberg Bible and the world's first photograph was moved from the Harry Ransom Center to the LBJ Library.
"...dock at the LBJ Library waiting for the Harry Ransom Center's Gutenberg Bible and the world's first photograph, which..."

April 13, 2001 Books Column by Clay Smith

Janine Barchas’ The Lost Books of Jane Austen
In this nonfiction book, the local scholar provides fresh insight into the ways that Jane Austen became Jane Austen, literary superstar
"...less likely to be acquired by places like the Ransom Center and other guardians of posterity and their value..."

Dec. 6, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Zach Theatre Lands Terrence McNally World Premiere
Tony-winning playwright revises Fire and Air into new drama
"...McNally’s archives are held at the University of Texas’ Ransom Center, just waiting for curious fans to dig into..."

March 5, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

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

Oct. 23, 2018 Arts Post by Jay Trachtenberg

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 a..."

June 22, 2018 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

The One Thing That Even Houdini Couldn’t Escape
Cooking class reveals arcane secrets of chicken paprikash and more
" class presented by Central Market and the Harry Ransom Center this Sunday...."

Oct. 13, 2016 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

From Baz to Batman
Costume designer Michael Wilkinson does it all from the Harvey Pekar schlump look in American Splendor to the fabulous Seventies fashions of American Hustle
"...costume designer Michael Wilkinson will appear at the Harry Ransom Center this Sunday for an evening of cocktails, conversation,..."

Nov. 14, 2014 Screens Feature by Amy Gentry

PrintAustin 2014
For the next month, all of Austin will find prints charming
"...Slugfest. The Serie Project. The Leo Steinberg Collection. The Ransom Center. Women Printmakers of Austin. If you aren't already..."

Jan. 10, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Alec Soth’s American Dream
Magnum photographer presents work and process to UT crowd
"...that recently had its archive acquired by UT's Harry Ransom Center. For 65 years, this agency has been producing..."

Oct. 24, 2013 Arts Post by Rod Machen

Studio Visits: Elizabeth Chiles
This Austin photographer's studio space is her gateway to the natural world
" for the collective's summer exhibition at the Harry Ransom Center...."

April 19, 2013 Arts Column by Andy Campbell

Figure in the Frame
The exhibit Arnold Newman: Masterclass gives us all a lesson in the power of the photographic portrait
"...the focus of "Arnold Newman: Masterclass" at the Harry Ransom Center. Curated by William Ewing for the Foundation for..."

March 15, 2013 Arts Feature by Katherine Catmull

Letting the Monster Out of the Box
Did Spalding Gray have any secrets left for his journal?
"...acquired last November by the University of Texas' Harry Ransom Center and was made available to the public last..."

Oct. 21, 2011 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

That Fighting Spirit
Revisiting Sweet Smell of Success
"...Clifford Odets. The Austin Film Festival and the Harry Ransom Center will screen Sweet Smell of Success on Friday,..."

Oct. 22, 2010 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Such Great Heights
The agony and ecstasy of Powell and Pressburger pictures
"...The Harry Ransom Center includes holdings of Junge's papers in its collection;..."

June 11, 2010 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Joe Ely's 'Bonfire of Roadmaps': A life on the road, in 50 feet of drawings
Veteran Texas rocker Joe Ely forsakes the roadhouse for the Ransom Center, to show off his lifetime of artwork and verse about a musician's life on tour
"...ordinarily expect to find the roadhouse rocker: the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center. Oh, he won't be there in..."

March 16, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Photography's Turning Point: The Journal 'Camera Work'
Local Arts Reviews
"..."Photography's Turning Point: The Journal 'Camera Work'"Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, through Oct. 17..."

Sept. 10, 2004 Arts Review by Barry Pineo

The Radical Context
The Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center's Unseen Cinema: Early American Avant-Garde Film 1893-1941
"...Film 1893-1941, a 10-part film series that the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center has brought to Austin. HRC's associate..."

Feb. 13, 2004 Screens Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Upcoming events in Austin's literary life
" "Semblance: A Portrait Sampler" is the recently installed Ransom Center exhibition that features "creative people portrayed creatively." The..."

Feb. 9, 2001 Books Column by Clay Smith

Upcoming events in Austin's literary scene.
"...the Literary Imagination," on Tuesday, October 26 at the Ransom Center. There will be a reception in the first..."

Oct. 22, 1999 Books Column by Clay Smith

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

Sept. 18, 2019 Events Post

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