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Off the beat: On stereotypes and white meat

Earlier this summer, my friend from home in Houston, Nina, brought me to her college town, a big city down south. After a couple of nights of going out downtown, we met up with some friends we knew from high school and some of their friends whom we had never
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The night ended late watching Icona Pop and the Joy Formidable perform at Viceland.

Playlist of the week: SXSW standouts

The annual SXSW music and arts gathering took place in Austin, Texas, a few weeks ago for 10 glorious days in the sun. Known for its reputation as a hype-creator, the festival allows any band to apply to play a showcase and follow their big rock star dreams. It is
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SXSW showcases creative spirit

Lauded music festival brings artistry and entertainment diversity to Austin

SXSW had a series of short comedies that were shown before each feature. The one I remember most fondly played during my first morning in Austin after the red carpets for “Mud.” An out-of-town festival attendee is in a theater, talking with disdain about how he isn’t sure if the
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