Ben Barker, co-founder of London-based PAN Studio, is bringing “talking lamps” to Austin. But for Barker and his co-founder Sam Hill, the biggest challenge wasn’t giving a lamppost the ability to talk via text message — it was figuring out what it would say.
The Blanton Museum of Art announced Friday that it is raising funds to install a new permanent installation: a 73-by-60 foot stand-alone stone building with luminous colored glass windows, a totemic wooden sculpture and 14 black-and-white marble stone panels.
As Austin City Council plans to declare February Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month on Thursday, the University and Austin organizations are working to raise awareness about domestic violence and provide resources for victims.
Freezing rain did not stop hundreds of Texas community college students, many of whom hope to transfer to four-year institutions like UT, from meeting outside of the Capitol to discuss their policy priorities for the 84th legislative session.