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Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Oct. 28-Nov. 4
"...Endowment for the Humanities Chair Jim Leach. 7pm. Harry Ransom Center, 300 W. 21st, 471-8944."

Oct. 29, 2010 News Column

'The Fall of the House of Usher': When Debussy was a Poe boy
With UT's hosting of the Debussy International Congress comes a Halloween treat: an operatic adaptation based on Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Fall of the House of Usher'
"...directed by Robert DeSimone, head of the Butler Opera Center and a recent inductee into the Austin Arts Hall..."

Oct. 27, 2006 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

End of an Arts Era
The most prosperous period in Austin's cultural history came to a painful close in 2003.
"...the plug on its props rental program. The Long Center for the Performing Arts, paralyzed by fundraising difficulties, was..."

Jan. 2, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Cinematexas 8 Schedule
Go see Cinematexas!
"...Harry Ransom Center, 21st & Guadalupe..."

Sept. 19, 2003 Screens Feature

Upcoming events in Austin's literary life.
"...7:30pm in the fourth floor auditorium of the Harry Ransom Center on the UT campus (21st & Guadalupe). Open..."

April 6, 2001 Books Column by Clay Smith

Memorial notices for actor and talk radio pioneer Harv Morgan and UT art historian Marian B. Davis.
" the Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, Harry Ransom Center, 21st and Guadalupe. Professor Davis, who died Oct...."

Dec. 8, 2000 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Two Generations, One Art
Like twins who have grown up apart and are finally reunited, writer-performer Terry Galloway and the Austin theatre company Rude Mechanicals are creative soulmates who have at last discovered their kinship through their collaboration on Galloway's dark comedy In the House of the Moles.
"...of the Moles, opening this week at the Off Center, you might easily suppose that these and the other..."

Feb. 25, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Public Notice
Club Skirt, autumn leaves, and the flu are all back!
"...Gardens, benefits Metropolitan Community Church and the HIV Wellness Center, which seems darned appropriate since it's AIDS Awareness Month..."

Oct. 22, 1999 Column by Kate X Messer

Well I'll be damned : the Texas Institute of Letters has decided to name an award after Mr. Joe Bob Briggs his own self. Also, the news about what Tom Grimes will attempt to do in public in the near future with his new collection of writings from the Iowa Writer's Workshop, The Workshop.
"...participating in panels at Barnes & Nobles... UT's Michener Center for Writers is hosting playwright, director, and screenwriter Len..."

Oct. 15, 1999 Books Column by Clay Smith

Gay Place: In & Out
Get in or get out! You can't lose with these Gay Place events.
"...Politics of Queer Nightlife series kickoff presented by the Center for Women's & Gender Studies at the University of..."

Sept. 18, 2015 Column by Kate X Messer

Thirteen Notes for Another Future Passed
So science fiction doesn't predict the future, its visions of tomorrow can still be filled with beauty
"...just note that the periodical hit a certain pleasure center in the ur-geek zeitgeist and flourished along with, eventually,..."

Nov. 2, 2012 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

"...presented a new box of material to the Harry Ransom Center containing their interviews with Richard Nixon's Chief of..."

April 29, 2011 News Feature

Texas Medal of Arts
The Texas Cultural Trust honors its sixth group of notable Texans in the arts
"...Theatre (Theatre); dynamic visual artist James Drake (Visual Arts); Ransom Center Director Tom Staley (Arts Education); Asleep at the..."

Feb. 25, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Counterprogramming Cupid
Stick it to Valentine's Day with these free ways to say eff off to love
" 4pm at the Prothro Theater at the Harry Ransom Center on the University of Texas campus...."

Feb. 11, 2011 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

"...MetroRail Red Line from Leander to the Austin Conven­tion Center will open for passengers March 22. The transit agency..."

March 12, 2010 News Feature

Disappointed by UT's Plan to Close Cactus
"...such events as readings by authors at the Harry Ransom Center and the Michener Center for Writers, the Distinguished..."

Feb. 6, 2010 Postmarks

All Times Through Paradise
Introducing Austin's patron saint of musicians, Saint Cecilia
"...1999, a distant cousin appeared upstairs at the Harry Ransom Center in the heart of UT. Here, Goliath's head..."

Nov. 20, 2009 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Event Menu
Local food events for April 16-22
"...• The Sustainable Food Center ( sponsors a free Food Justice Speaker Series on..."

April 17, 2009 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Things I've Been Silent About: Memories
The Reading Lolita in Tehran author returns with a brave, even transgressive memoir
"...As part of the Harry Ransom Center Lecture series, Azar Nafisi will discuss her new..."

Jan. 23, 2009 Books Review by Belinda Acosta

The All Poetry, All the Time Edition
"'s-still-drying Michael and Susan Dell Hall at the Long Center. The five winners of the Slam Off will represent..."

March 28, 2008 Books Column by Kimberley Jones

Off the Record
Greg Ginn and SST Records start fresh in Taylor, Possessed by Paul James stars as The Folk Singer, and KOOP Radio catches fire (again)
"...Minutemen, making the downstairs warehouse feel like a Harry Ransom Center collection of the 1980s DIY movement. "This music..."

Jan. 11, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

Astros Defeat the Express, 6-4, in Round Rock
"...bases-loaded walk by 'Stros starter Jason "TrimSpa" Jennings. Cody Ransom's sac fly to cattle-ranching left fielder Carlos "El Caballo"..."

March 30, 2007 Sports Post by Christopher Gray

Are You Experienced?
In a new ad campaign, the Blanton redefines 'art,' raising questions about what it means
"...what art is. Yet, from "art is communication" (think: Ransom Center, hieroglyphics, and cuneiform) to "art is teaching" (as..."

June 30, 2006 Arts Feature by Nikki Moore

Naked City

Aug. 8, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Safety in Words
If there is drama in Laura Furman's stories, Robin Bradford writes, it is not usually the life and death kind. It is the daily, wearing, ineffable drama of living as a human island among others who invariably seem more attractive, more connected, or simply more "normal."
"'s not there." Jim Magnuson, director of the Texas Center for Writers, describes Furman's fiction as "lucid, artful, and..."

April 20, 2001 Books Feature by Robin Bradford

TV Eye
Now that the February sweeps are over, take a look what the networks are dragging in for March.
"...John Romano (Third Watch) will speak at the Harry Ransom Center, 3/9, 7:30pm. His lecture, "TV & Literature: The..."

March 3, 2000 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Mixed Notes
"...the birth month of poets whose original work the Ransom Center preserves and exhibits. On October 14, 12:15pm, at..."

Oct. 9, 1998 Books Column by Clay Smith

Short Cuts
"...7:30pm, in the 4th Floor auditorium of the Harry Ransom Center on the UT campus. The engagement is presented..."

Oct. 9, 1998 Screens Column by Marjorie Baumgarten

We Have an Issue: Struggling to Find the Words
In this week's issue, we explore Austin's response to the overturn of Roe v. Wade
"...Robert De Niro will be feted at the Harry Ransom Center's Celebration of Film gala come September...."

July 1, 2022 Column by Kimberley Jones

Paris Without Her: A Memoir
In his latest book, the Austin author walks through the City of Light to find a new life after his wife's death
" the University of Texas and working at the Ransom Center, as well as writing for various publications, but..."

May 21, 2021 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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