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At ‘Immersive Frida Kahlo,’ Visitors Can See the Famous Mexican Artist In a New Light

At ‘Immersive Frida Kahlo,’ Visitors Can See the Famous Mexican Artist In a New Light

…Her Life. Her Love. Her Art. across nine North American cities, including Dallas and Houston. Lighthouse previously brought the works…

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

The Jefferson Playhouse transforms into an 1877 courtroom for the historical drama. Photo by Michael Amador. In downtown Grapevine, novelist…

JewBoy Burgers Bring Cultures Together

JewBoy Burgers Bring Cultures Together

surrounded by Mexican food thanks to El Paso’s sizable Mexican majority community. Many of his friends’ parents never spoke English….

Spring Road Trips : From Kolaches to the Comanche to the Kings Highway

Spring Road Trips : From Kolaches to the Comanche to the Kings Highway

…klobasnek, small sausages (aka pigs in a blanket). Drive any main route inside the Texas urban triangle of Houston, Dallas-Fort…

My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

…city on the Mexican side of the border. Now a mother of two grown children, Velazquez-Ornelas volunteers as the head…

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

…there was an alternative: US 281, running between the western Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and greater San Antonio. It was less…

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

…of the Rio Grande. Books about Mexican American theater history offer visuals and information about such institutions as La Compania…

As the Emerald Ash Borer Expands Its Texas Invasion, There Are Ways to Help Stop the Spread

As the Emerald Ash Borer Expands Its Texas Invasion, There Are Ways to Help Stop the Spread

…areas this infestation has the potential to eliminate ash trees from North American forests,” says Demian Gomez, Texas A&M Forest…

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

…including a July 4th parade with floats, equestrians, and vintage tractors, followed by fireworks at Wheeler Branch Park. Dallas 1.5…

Ancient Mosasaur Discovery Has Us Wondering Where Texas Ranks for Fossils

Ancient Mosasaur Discovery Has Us Wondering Where Texas Ranks for Fossils

…prospecting around the North Sulphur River happened upon a skeleton emerging from a streambed 80 miles northeast of Dallas. He…

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

…the state system. Every evening from May through October, visitors perch on low wooden bleachers to watch 3 million Mexican

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

…cotton lining the muddy river—a cradle of fertility in an unexpected place. Despite the arid surroundings, Mexican families started cultivating…

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

…a Mexican American who was walking his pit bull. I always feel welcome in Corpus Christi, and a big part…

With a Concha Revival Underway, Here’s Where to Get the Colorful Pastries in Texas

With a Concha Revival Underway, Here’s Where to Get the Colorful Pastries in Texas

…treat of many a Mexican bakery, is having a moment. That’s right, traditionalists. Long passed over for glory in favor…

A New Book Explores How Psychics Thrived on Texas Border Radio Stations

A New Book Explores How Psychics Thrived on Texas Border Radio Stations

…the fabled mostly American-funded radio stations that set up megawatt transmitters just south of the Rio Grande on Mexican soil….

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