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Interview with Austin Jazz Society’s Tom Van Tassel: How to Support the Local Austin Music Scene While At-Home

By Claudia RuizMusic Journalist With the rise of live streaming for entertainment, places like Austin Jazz Society provide closure for those of us who crave live music again. I had the chance to speak with the president of Austin Jazz … Continue reading Interview with Austin Jazz Society’s Tom Van Tassel: How to Support the Local Austin Music Scene While At-Home

The Interactive Art Gallery

By Andrea Mau Web Content Contributor On August 28 I visited the Wonderspaces gallery in Austin. The gallery features 12 pieces from artists all over the world and focuses primarily on interactive or illusion-based fine art. Unlike other art exhibits, at Wonderspaces the viewer must be physically present to fully appreciate the exhibits. Many of the works are cooperative and require one to physically move around the spaces. Personally, my favorite exhibit is the Dinner Party directed by Angel Soto. This artwork is a short film viewed entirely within virtual reality. Dinner Party explores the various visual effects and immersion … Continue reading The Interactive Art Gallery

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COVID-19, no vaccine and college campuses: is reopening the safest thing colleges can do?

By Sam Searles KTSW Guest Writer The presence of COVID-19, shuttering of campuses and online coursework in March through May have led to the question on every college student’s mind: when is it safe to return to campus? With the … Continue reading COVID-19, no vaccine and college campuses: is reopening the safest thing colleges can do?