College of Fine Arts News

Playwriting Professor Kirk Lynn on a Quest to ‘Fix Shakespeare’

Friday, February 5, 2016   |  Austin American-Statesman
Kirk Lynn in Statesman

Playwriting and Directing Professor Kirk Lynn sat down with the Austin American-Statesman to discuss his latest play, “Fixing Timon of Athens.” This is Lynn’s second time rewriting Shakespeare’s work for a modern theater audience.

Live Entertainment Pioneer Accepts Doty Award Surrounded by Family

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Allen Becker Doty Award 2016

Allen Becker (B.B.A. 1954) is known for bringing live entertainment to venues across the country. As the recipient of the 2016 Doty Award, Becker reflects on his career, working with the College of Fine Arts to revitalize Bass Concert Hall and the passion behind his family-run business.

Musicology Professor Discusses New Book on BBC Radio

Tuesday, January 26, 2016   |  BBC Radio
David Hunter on BBC Radio

David Hunter, musicology senior lecturer in the Butler School of Music and Interim Head Librarian of the Fine Arts Library, spoke with BBC Radio’s Tom Service about his new book, “The Lives of George Frideric Handel.”

Landmarks Director Andreé Bober Publishes Book on University Collections

Monday, January 25, 2016   |  The Daily Texan
The Collections in the Daily Texan

Andreé Bober (B.F.A., Art History, 1992) published “The Collections,” with UT Press, which documents the more than 80 collections across the University of Texas campus. Bober shared some of her favorite finds from the past decade of research with The Daily Texan.