A steel drum orchestra relies on each musician’s ability to hit their notes, stay on tempo and put in the effort to create a spectacular experience for audiences. A small school in Austin today is carrying out that same mission to teach young students the art of steel band music and how to work together.
Some films exist to show viewers a new perspective or some simply entertain, but others, like Disney’s live-action remake of “Beauty and the Beast,” fail to present a compelling artistic argument for its own existence.
When Peru native Susana Vivanco took up residence in Austin 10 years ago, she decided the best way to keep her country’s culture alive in her new home was through cooking. Her latest restaurant, Lima Criolla, does exactly that.
Elena Ivanova, Plan II and public health freshman, co-founded the Russian Student Association with a group of her Russian friends at the start of the spring 2017 semester to bring together students with a common interest in the culture.