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The Wild Extremes Texas Photographers Go To for Thrilling Storm Shots

The Wild Extremes Texas Photographers Go To for Thrilling Storm Shots

…“films featuring tornadoes.” First, we have Galveston native King Vidor, who survived that city’s great hurricane of 1900. Though he…

Shumla Treks Offer a Revealing Look at the Ancient Rock Art of Southwest Texas

Shumla Treks Offer a Revealing Look at the Ancient Rock Art of Southwest Texas

…painted in rich hues of red, yellow, and black. This is Black Cave, one of more than 300 documented rock…

Roman Bust Discovered In Texas Dishes On Life As a Famous Antiquity

Roman Bust Discovered In Texas Dishes On Life As a Famous Antiquity

…try living up to a general who conquered 14 nations on three continents. Pompey the Great was given not one,…

In Houston, Crawfish Season Is The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

In Houston, Crawfish Season Is The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Photo by Michael Murphy The late St. Louis Cardinals baseball great Stan Musial once said, “Houston has three seasons: July,…

Texas Singer-Songwriter Robert Earl Keen is Retiring After a 40-Year Wild Ride

Texas Singer-Songwriter Robert Earl Keen is Retiring After a 40-Year Wild Ride

…folk. There are all these great influences coming from everywhere, and I’m hearing more and more great stuff all the…

Texas’ First Black-Owned Taproom Opens With an Educational Twist

Texas’ First Black-Owned Taproom Opens With an Educational Twist

Nestled within Houston’s Greater Heights neighborhood, a simple white building covered in bespoke murals houses Clutch Distilling. Opened in November…

Texas Grit: How the Dust Bowl Changed the Course of History in the Texas Panhandle

Texas Grit: How the Dust Bowl Changed the Course of History in the Texas Panhandle

…important anniversaries (April marks 79 years since the infamous “Black Sundaydust storm of 1935), the passing of the last…

Women Take Center Stage In Baylor University’s New Exhibition about Theater in Texas

Women Take Center Stage In Baylor University’s New Exhibition about Theater in Texas

…a book on Black performance in the state called Stages of Struggle and Celebration: A Production History of Black Theatre…

With a New Album Out, 81-Year-Old Delbert McClinton Reflects on His Six-Decade Career

With a New Album Out, 81-Year-Old Delbert McClinton Reflects on His Six-Decade Career

…to play a Black club on Sunday night.” The Straitjackets went on to release several singles, including versions of Bo…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

great blue herons flapping their pterodactyl wings, white egrets and hawks by the dozens, and one juvenile golden eagle. We…

Generations of Texans Have Flocked to Concan for the Frio River and Neal’s Dining Room

Generations of Texans Have Flocked to Concan for the Frio River and Neal’s Dining Room

…century later, their great-grandson Chase Roosa carries on the family tradition as general manager of Neal’s Dining Room. Every year,…

Can the Sugar Land Space Cowboys Help Houston Embrace Its True Nickname?

Can the Sugar Land Space Cowboys Help Houston Embrace Its True Nickname?

…was a great time and place to be a kid,” narrates Jack Black in the film. “Living in the Houston…

The Spirit of Diamond Bessie Lives On In New Novel Inspired By Jefferson’s Famous Murder Trial

The Spirit of Diamond Bessie Lives On In New Novel Inspired By Jefferson’s Famous Murder Trial

…in Jefferson on April 30 at 4 p.m. Performances of The Diamond Bessie Murder Trial run April 28-May 1. Call…

Go Wild for New Texas Nature Documentary Narrated by Matthew McConaughey

Go Wild for New Texas Nature Documentary Narrated by Matthew McConaughey

…gorgeous visual feast of Texas’ often unseen wildlife—black bears, ocelots, mountain lions, just to name a few—and the wild places…

With New Performances, John Lomax III Fuels the Lomax Family Legacy of Preserving American Folk Songs

With New Performances, John Lomax III Fuels the Lomax Family Legacy of Preserving American Folk Songs

…Press. A Black farmhand taught John Avery a whole lot about Black music. “From there, the story goes to Alan,…

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