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Ruby City, a Contemporary Art Museum 12 Years in the Making, is Now Open in San Antonio

Ruby City, a Contemporary Art Museum 12 Years in the Making, is Now Open in San Antonio

Late artist and philanthropist Linda Pace’s vision puts the Alamo City on the modern art map Read More > Read More »

San Antonio Celebrates Day of the Dead With a New Festival Full of Colorful Events

San Antonio Celebrates Day of the Dead With a New Festival Full of Colorful Events

Starting this week, the San Antonio's Day of the Dead festivities range from museum exhibitions to a Catrinas on ... Read More »

Traces of Texas Is on a Quest to Preserve the State’s Past Through Photography

Traces of Texas Is on a Quest to Preserve the State’s Past Through Photography

“Somebody should photograph all this vanishing Texas before it’s forever lost.” What began as a chronicle of one ... Read More »

Keeping the Groove With Texas Bass Players, From Conjunto to Country and Polka to Punk

Keeping the Groove With Texas Bass Players, From Conjunto to Country and Polka to Punk

Bass is the heartbeat of Texas music, from the hard-rocking roadhouse blues of Stevie Ray Vaughan to the ... Read More »

Red Steagall, Country Hit-Maker and Cowboy Poet, Talks Texas Spirit and Overcoming Polio

Red Steagall, Country Hit-Maker and Cowboy Poet, Talks Texas Spirit and Overcoming Polio

Driving the backroads northwest of Fort Worth, you’d never know that one of the luminaries of Texas country and ... Read More »

My Hometown: Rooted In the Railroad and Blues Music, Navasota Chugs With Cultural Vibrancy

My Hometown: Rooted In the Railroad and Blues Music, Navasota Chugs With Cultural Vibrancy

Navasota has long stoked history buffs’ imaginations. It was, after all, the area where historians believe French ... Read More »

Eh-Ha-Ha! Downtown Galveston Concert to Remember Influential Gulf Coast Cajun Fiddler

Eh-Ha-Ha! Downtown Galveston Concert to Remember Influential Gulf Coast Cajun Fiddler

The Galveston Historical Foundation on Saturday will celebrate Harry Choates music with a free concert at Hendley ... Read More »

A Masterpiece in the Heartland: New Book Tells the Story of Fort Worth’s Kimbell Art Museum

A Masterpiece in the Heartland: New Book Tells the Story of Fort Worth’s Kimbell Art Museum

In 'Of the First Class: A History of the Kimbell Art Museum,' author Tim Madigan chronicles the beginnings of one ... Read More »

In Defense of J. Frank Dobie—the Father of Texas Literature

In Defense of J. Frank Dobie—the Father of Texas Literature

Born in 1888, Dobie came of age just as old pastoral lifeways were crumbling before the rapidly expanding ... Read More »

New Management in Place for 7 of Texas’ Most Historic Sites

New Management in Place for 7 of Texas’ Most Historic Sites

This week, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department transferred seven sites, including the San Jacinto Monument, ... Read More »

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