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Out of Town, to a Conference
A guide to the Big XII NCAA men’s basketball tourney
" egg hunts until April. There are the Ides of March, a once-ominous time when the bizarre was the..."

March 2, 2007 Sports Feature by John Razook

UT Won’t Notify Entire Dorm of Positive COVID-19 Case
Officials cite CDC guidance and fear of "alarm fatigue" for decision to limit notifications
"...When a University of Texas at Austin student living on campus tests..."

Sept. 11, 2020 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

In Remembrance of Raúl
Friends and colleagues of poet/activist Raúl Salinas pay tribute
"...News of Raúl Salinas' death came swiftly. Accepting it will take..."

Feb. 22, 2008 Books Feature by Belinda Acosta

Texas Tropes
Is Don Graham Really Texas' Literary Curmudgeon?
"...scene that's set in Dallas; Don Graham, the president of the Texas Institute of Letters, English professor at the..."

Aug. 7, 1998 Books Feature by Clay Smith

State Board of Education Rejects Racist Mexican-American Textbook
Board votes unanimously to dump controversial, error-riddled book
"...textbooks are too politicized for even the State Board of Education to accept. In a unanimous vote this morning,..."

Nov. 16, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

Bill of the Week: Building a Better Texas
Construction industry in need of legislative remodel
"...Construction is big business in Texas. But it's also a dangerous and, at times, underhanded..."

Feb. 2, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Seeds of Inspiration
The 2012 class of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame
"...the question that inevitably comes up whenever two members of Austin's creative community connect. We stay so active here..."

June 1, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Birth of Western Swing, Death of Milton Brown
Chapter excerpt from the new book by ATX music historians Michael Corcoran and Tim Kerr spotlights the debt that the kings of country swing, Bob Wills’ Texas Playboys, owed to Texan Milton Brown and his Musical Brownies
"...[Ghost Notes] Pioneering Spirits of Texas Music (TCU Press) teams local music scholar Michael..."

March 27, 2020 Music Feature by Michael Corcoran

Texas Republicans, Defiant as Always
Why the GOP isn't listening to you: They don't have to
"...weeks, it's become blindingly clear: whether you're in the press or on the Supreme Court of the United States,..."

July 5, 2015 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Texas, Art Texas
When it comes to Lone Star art, Rebecca Cohen wrote the book (finally!)
" to all the art museums and galleries in Texas. Now, that last need might not bother most folks,..."

Oct. 15, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Revenge of the She-Punks
"...Bob Marley's first UK publicist, NYU's nicknamed "punk professor" and a cult musician in her own right, vanguard..."

Dec. 6, 2019 Music Review by Rachel Rascoe

Don't Suck, Don't Die: Giving Up Vic Chesnutt
A love song from one Georgian to another
" wreck, Chesnutt played guitar with the remaining use of his two fingers. His beautiful, startlingly somber songs ("messages..."

Oct. 16, 2015 Music Review by Neph Basedow

Changing of the Guard at the Ransom Center
Stephen Enniss steps up to take Thomas Staley's post
"...After a quarter of a century at the helm of the Harry Ransom..."

April 8, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

Planned Parenthood Files New Suit Against Texas
PP says shouldn't be banned from state-run program
"...close, Planned Parenthood is turning up the heat on Texas, today filing a new lawsuit that challenge the state's..."

Dec. 11, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Texas Zydeco
"...Texas Zydeco..."

Nov. 3, 2006 Music Review by Belinda Acosta

Music on the Page at the Texas Book Festival
Music books strut their feminism, hip-hop, and emo
"...Music, whether background radio hits or handpicked playlists, offers a persistent memory companion. In both cultural analyses and..."

Oct. 26, 2018 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

AFS and UT Press Celebrate the Legacy of CinemaTexas
Notes on cinema history
"...doesn't come from nowhere. Its seeds were planted in CinemaTexas, the film programming unit of UT's Department of Radio-Television-Film...."

Feb. 23, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Brewster McCracken Drops Out of Mayor's Race
Says going forward not in city's best interest
"...Brewster McCracken has announced he will not enter the run-off race against Lee Leffingwell, making Leffingwell the city's next..."

May 11, 2009 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Holiday Gifts for Fans of the Big and Small Screen
From essential box sets to writers’ wisdom: stocking fillers and the gifts that keep on giving for your watching pleasure
"...On Story: The Golden Ages of TelevisionEdited by Maya Perez and Barbara Morgan, University of..."

Dec. 7, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Comin' Right At Ya
Asleep at the Wheel bandleader Ray Benson describes his long, strange, Western Swing trip
"...There are two ways of considering Ray Benson's improbable career, or as the subtitle..."

Oct. 16, 2015 Music Review by Doug Freeman

Honky Tonk Hero/A Tribute to Billy Joe Shaver
Sheet music/CD
"...University of Texas Press, 189 pp., $19.95 A Tribute to..."

April 8, 2005 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

Texas Book Festival 2019: Truth Worth Telling: A Conversation With Journalist Scott Pelley
Newsman Scott Pelley had words of advice about media in the modern age
" poison the information," Scott Pelley said at the Texas Book Festival on Sunday. "When others call journalists enemies..."

Oct. 28, 2019 Arts Post by Joe O'Connell

Texas Book Festival Announces First 15 Authors
Fall lineup includes Susan Choi, Attica Locke, Hafsah Faizal
"...As of last week, it’s officially the summer season, which means..."

June 26, 2019 Arts Post by Kimberley Jones

The Wrong Kind of Rebel Rock
Why bands are lowering the Confederate battle flag
"...Scream using a symbol so drenched in a legacy of racial conflict and oppression...."

July 22, 2015 Music Post by Richard Whittaker

The Making of Gone With the Wind
The Ransom Center's epic retelling of how this epic motion picture came to be
"...So you think Guardians of the Galaxy was a gamble?..."

Sept. 5, 2014 Screens Feature by Robert Faires

Ryan Adams: Losering, a Story of Whiskeytown
Inside Ryan Adams' seminal group Whiskeytown
"...Ryan Adams: Losering, a Story of Whiskeytownby David Menconi University of Texas Press, 222 pp.,..."

Oct. 26, 2012 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Texas Tornado: The Times & Music of Doug Sahm
The Improbable Rise of Redneck Rock author Jan Reid rips fast and clean through the Lone Star State's most groovy kat
"...Texas Tornado: The Times & Music of Doug Sahmby Jan..."

Feb. 26, 2010 Music Review by Margaret Moser

Years of the Dead
The Mexico of now, David Garza writes, is not held only within the borders of Mexico itself. It has spread northward, re-entered its old space, in a sense. For so many of the Mexicans, displaced but still infatuated with the idea of spirit and ghost, the nation itself is a ghost in the back of the head.
"...Streets, Bedrooms, & Patios: The Ordinariness of Diversity in Oaxacaby Michael James Higgins and Tanya L...."

Oct. 27, 2000 Books Feature by David Garza

Texas Lawmakers Continue Anti-Abortion Witch Hunt
State Affairs hearing takes on fetal tissue research
"...Texas lawmakers continued their anti-abortion witch hunt on Thursday morning..."

April 28, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

Texas to Officially Adopt QT
2010 Texas Film Hall of Fame inductees to include one glorious bastard
"...Well, close enough: The Texas Film Hall of Fame Awards will make Quentin Tarantino..."

Dec. 21, 2009 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

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