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CULTURE & LIFESTYLE

Under the Comanche Moon

Who, on Earth, can resist the allure of a full moon? Twelve nights each year, we gaze into the sky…

Viva Luis!

The eyes of five-year-old Luis Jiménez filled with wonder the day in 1945 he stood before the dramatic works of…

Western Specters

Concordia Cemetery in central El Paso doesn’t look like much at first sight. The disparate collection of headstones, crosses, and…

Extraordinary Texans: Carolyn Boyd

Working as a muralist in the late 1980s, Carolyn Boyd traveled to the cliffs and rock shelters flanking the Pecos…

Extraordinary Texans: Alan Bean

One of only 12 people who has ever walked on the moon, former astronaut and Apollo Lunar Module Pilot Alan…

Extraordinary Texans: Armando Hinojosa

Front and center on the grounds of the Texas Capitol in Austin, the Tejano Monument’s life-size granite figures include an…

Extraordinary Texans: Harry Robinson Jr.

As president and CEO of the African American Museum in Dallas, Harry Robinson Jr. has turned his keen interest in…

Extraordinary Texans: Bill and Sally Wittliff

Several years after the death of Texas literary legend J. Frank Dobie in 1964, aspiring writer and photographer Bill Wittliff…

Extraordinary Texans: Dorothy Huang

Don’t eat this,” says cookbook author, culinary tour guide, and teacher Dorothy Huang, laughing as she shows a dried red…

Extraordinary Texans: Frederick 'Fritz' Hanselmann

Frederick “Fritz” Hanselmann holds many titles with the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University in…

Charting History

It could be worth another look through that musty box of family records before packing it into the corner of…

Extraordinary Texans: Margo Martindale

You can take the movie star out of Texas, but you can’t take Texas out of the movie star. Actress…
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