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University Fashion Group hopes to 'Transcend' expectations in this year's fashion show
April 17, 2013
Anticipation hung heavy in the air of the University Fashion Group’s general meeting Tuesday.
How to spend your Texas Independence Day
February 28, 2013
Saturday marks the 177th anniversary of the nation of Texas’ independence.
Fourth annual WXWC introduces film fest
February 20, 2013
This weekend, six of the West Campus co-ops — 21st Street, French House, Marjorie-Daw, Eden House, Seneca Falls and New Guild — will house the fourth annual West By West Campus Festival.
Indoor skydiving business takes flight in Austin
February 17, 2013
For decades, jumping out of flying aircrafts and diving toward earth has been a necessity for the military and, more recently, an adrenaline sport for civilians.
Full Service to play at this week's Local Live
February 14, 2013
Don’t call Full Service a reggae band. Or a metal band, or a surf-rock outfit. In fact, trying to assign the rockers a specific genre is futile. Even the guys in the band don’t like to classify themselves as any specific type of music.
Driver Friendly reflects on road to recognition
February 7, 2013
In a cozy apartment complex just east of the iconic stretch of South Congress Avenue, all seven of local pop-rock heroes Driver Friendly are packed into the living room of one of the units.
Piano professor releases performance album
February 5, 2013
UT music professor Sophia Gilmson releases a recording of J.S. Bach's Goldberg Variations for both piano and harpsichord, pioneering a concept of performing a piece back-to-back on two different instruments.
Barbecue joint brings touch of class to West Campus
January 31, 2013
Barbecue restaurant and bar Freedmen’s has the self-respect and name paying tribute as a centerpiece of Wheatville, a community many of the University area’s freed slaves called home.
Fingers Crossed will perform at Local Live on Sunday for the first time since releasing its new album
January 24, 2013
Fresh out of the studio after recording its first full-length album, punk/hardcore act Fingers Crossed is anticipating a busy year.
Beyoncé entertains despite lip syncing at presidential inauguration
January 22, 2013
News broke mid-Tuesday morning that national treasure Beyoncé Knowles-Carter’s rendition of the Star Spangled Banner at the presidential inauguration may have been lip synced, compromising the very foundation of America itself.
A chat with local electronic artist Corduroi
January 18, 2013
The Daily Texan sat down with Wilson and talked composers, musical influences and playing in the Music Capital.
Hole in the Wall legacy to never be equaled
December 5, 2012
Tuesday marked the launch of the much-hyped, much-delayed opening of East Side King’s newest and first ever brick-and-mortar restaurant.
Hip-hop artists Megz Kelli and Dougie Do play Local Live
November 29, 2012
Megan Tillman is soft-spoken and slight in stature; her rhymes are anything but.
Relocated band makes home in Austin, plays opening show at newly opened Holy Mountain
November 15, 2012
There’s no glitter left at 617 East Seventh Street.
Local Live with Levi Weaver
November 8, 2012
The trajectory of Levi Weaver’s career is a hard one to pin.
Duo scores two film spots in Austin Film Festival
October 18, 2012
Perhaps cleaning mustard and mashed potatoes off of the walls of a school cafeteria is a less-than-glamorous spring break ideal the dirty work has paid off in a big way.
Taylor Muse recounts his band’s inception and startling success
October 10, 2012
Somewhere in an unassuming East Austin neighborhood, a duplex-turned-homemade recording studio lends its space to the rapidly ascending local talent Quiet Company.
The paranormal scene is alive and thriving in Austin
October 3, 2012
With Halloween on the horizon, ghost stories and haunted houses increase in popularity for those looking for a fright.