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CULTURE & LIFESTYLE

As They Open a New B&B, the Junk Gypsy Sisters Talk Round Top and Their Passion for Junk

For sisters Aimee and Jolie Sikes, it all began with a patch of green shag carpet.

11 Voluntourism Opportunities and Volunteer Organizations in Texas

Information on volunteering opportunities related to organizations mentioned in our April 2018 feature 4 Voluntourism Options in Texas to Combine…

A Conversation with Austinite Turk Pipkin, a Former Juggling Clown Who Became a Writer, Actor, and Humanitarian

Is Turk Pipkin a humanitarian creator or a creative humanitarian? Both, it’s fair to say. The Austin showman and writer has…

Murals Add Color to San Marcos

Riverside town. Campus community. Historic springs. Mermaids and music. If you thought San Marcos, you thought correctly.

The Hill Country Film Festival in Fredericksburg Is an Indie Film-Lover’s Nirvana

Remember: You do it because you love it,” said Tom Provost, sitting on a stage flanked by three other screenwriters,…

Texas-Style Fiddle Takes Center Stage at Fiddlers’ Frolics in Hallettsville

Anybody who’s picked up a violin can feel its delicacy. A full-size instrument weighs less than a pound, with a…

New Exhibit at San Antonio's Witte Museum Showcases Texas Maps Spanning 3 Centuries

Wherever life has flourished across the vast territory of Texas, someone early on blazed a trail to get there. A…

5 Music Fests Every Texan Should Attend

The big, expensive festivals touting electronic dance music, Radiohead, and Jay-Z get most of the media attention, but a number…

Lukas Nelson Jumps out of Willie’s Shadow

Lukas Nelson comes by his success honestly; never mind that his father happens to be one of Texas’ most beloved…

From Boomtown to Ghost Town: Ranger, Breckenridge, and Thurber Museums Recall Early 20th Century Oil Rush

Driving east on Interstate 20, I crest an incline in the rolling landscape between Abilene and Fort Worth. In the…

San Antonio’s Urban-15 Stretches the Arts with Music, Movement, and Media

URBAN-15’s Carnaval de San Anto troupe performs during Día de los Muertos at Hemisfair park in San Antonio.   When night…

Behind the Lens of Dallas Photographer Laura Wilson

For more than four decades, photographer Laura Wilson has been documenting the American West—and Texas in particular.
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