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UT Theatre and Dance adds twist to Shakespeare’s ‘Merchant of Venice’ with gender-swapped character
November 14, 2018
What does it take to fix Shakespeare’s “Merchant of Venice”? To UT’s Theatre and Dance department, it’s a simple gender swap.
Texas Book Festival offers political discourse and more children’s programming
October 25, 2018
The Texas Book Festival is a chance for people of all ages and backgrounds to meet some of their favorite authors.
Blanton Museum surveys contemporary African art with the exhibit ‘Making Africa’
October 23, 2018
“Making Africa,” an exhibit showcasing hidden African artists, will be open for viewing until Jan. 13 at the Blanton Museum. One of the goals of the exhibit is to end the stereotypical ideas which people might have about Africa.
Q&A: Leni Zumas discusses her latest novel ‘Red Clocks’
October 16, 2018
The Daily Texan spoke with author Leni Zumas about her new book “Red Clocks” and the way politics and society impacts women.
‘The Rule of One’ by twin UT alums looks into dystopian future Texas
October 2, 2018
In the novel, Ava Goodwin has managed to make it through adolescence with a crazy secret: She’s two people, Mira and Ava Goodwin.
'Black Dog' is a terrifying original play from the Bottle Alley Theatre Company
September 25, 2018
New from Austin’s own Bottle Alley Theatre Company is a thrilling one-scene play about two women murdering men and eating their corpses.
‘Puerto Rico Strong offers heartwarming look at reconstruction efforts after Hurricane Maria
September 18, 2018
“Puerto Rico Strong” gives all proceeds to United Way, helping Puerto Rico after the devastating effects of Hurricane Maria.
'Bad Girl' follows heist story set in Cuban Revolution
September 11, 2018
In an academic world where textbooks paint a gray picture of history, it’s only once in a while that a book finally comes along to add a colorful, action-filled spin to one of the most pivotal moments of the 20th century.