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    Published: May 3, 2010

    Are you interested in winning two FREE tickets to Texas Performing Arts’ “Mike Daisey: The Last Cargo Cult” for Sept. 21 or 22 at 8 p.m.?

    In the comments section below, write your favorite university tag line: Hook ‘em, Horns; What Starts Here Changes the World or make up your own. Your comment will act as your submission to the contest. We’ll take all of the names in the comments section below, and draw one lucky winner out of a hat.

    Hurry! We’re only accepting comments received from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (CDT) today (Thursday, May 20).

    About the show: Hailed by The New York Times as “the master storyteller” and “one of the finest solo performers of his generation,” Mike Daisey’s extemporaneous monologues skewer, illuminate and ultimately celebrate our world with equal parts humor and heart. Monologues like Tongues Will Wag, If You See Something Say Something and How Theater Failed America have become classic staples in Daisey’s repertoire. Read more about “Mike Daisey: The Last Cargo Cult” on the Texas Performing Arts Web site.

    Texas Performing Arts 2010-11 subscriptions are now available. As a season subscriber you’ll have the opportunity to experience a world-class and diverse season of performances and benefits, such as preferred seating and subscription discounts. For the first time, Texas Performing Arts is offering subscribers two new options: a parking upgrade package that provides a 50 percent discount on parking, or for just a few dollars more, a special introductory rate for first-time donors to join Texas Inner Circle, which now includes parking. For subscription details and to view the entire season, visit the Texas Performing Arts Web site or call 512-471-4454.

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    The fine print: The Office of Public Affairs will notify the winner on Tuesday, May 25. When you submit your comment, make sure to provide your e-mail address. We’ll use that for notification purposes only. Comments submitted before 9 a.m. or after 5 p.m. (CDT) on Thursday, May 20 will not be considered for the contest. Tickets will be held at will call the day of the performance. Participation in the May 7 or May 12 contests does not exclude you from participating in this ticket giveaway.

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      Claire Phillips said on May 20, 2010 at 4:59 p.m.
      I bleed burnt orange
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      Victoria Phillips said on May 20, 2010 at 4:51 p.m.
      I bleed burnt orange
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      Leo Squartino said on May 20, 2010 at 4:50 p.m.
      Hook 'em!
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      Leo Squartino said on May 20, 2010 at 4:49 p.m.
      Hook 'Em!!!
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      Cat Phillips said on May 20, 2010 at 4:47 p.m.
      What starts here changes the world.
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      John Sirman said on May 20, 2010 at 3:54 p.m.
      Hook 'Em!!!
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      Chase Norris said on May 20, 2010 at 1:06 p.m.
      Hook 'Em!
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      Al Walser said on May 20, 2010 at 11:48 a.m.
      I bleed burnt orange
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      Carolina A. Diaz said on May 20, 2010 at 10:23 a.m.
      Hook 'em, Horns!!!.... Texas fighting!!!...
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      Paul said on May 20, 2010 at 10:09 a.m.
      What Starts Here Changes the World
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      John said on May 20, 2010 at 9:44 a.m.
      Texas, fight!
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      Cheryl said on May 20, 2010 at 9:23 a.m.
      Hook 'em Horns!
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      Rachel Butler said on May 20, 2010 at 9:14 a.m.
      "Ye shall know the Truth and the Truth shall make you free"
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      Danielle said on May 20, 2010 at 9:13 a.m.
      Don't mess with UT!
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      Laura Turner said on May 20, 2010 at 9:11 a.m.
      Hook 'em, Horns!
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      Jenna said on May 20, 2010 at 9:11 a.m.
      What starts here changes the world :)
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      Rob Fritsche said on May 20, 2010 at 9:10 a.m.
      T E X A S F I G H T
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      Cindy Posey said on May 20, 2010 at 9:05 a.m.
      Hook 'em Horns!
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      Patricia A Murphy said on May 20, 2010 at 9:05 a.m.
      Hook ‘em, Horns !
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