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Go Wild for New Texas Nature Documentary Narrated by Matthew McConaughey

Go Wild for New Texas Nature Documentary Narrated by Matthew McConaughey

Courtesy Fin and Fur Films Watch out, David Attenborough. As we see in Texas’ first feature length natural history film,…

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

…theatrical arts. “We wanted to show the diversity of women in Texas theater history not only culturally but also in…

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

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

…the entire history of nicknames.” “Bonus points off since every wannabe comic in America has already made a Maurice joke…

Who Was the Historic Figure Behind Texas Jack Wild West Outfitter in Fredericksburg?

Who Was the Historic Figure Behind Texas Jack Wild West Outfitter in Fredericksburg?

…to Texas Highways Kerns, a digital archivist and historian in Chattanooga, Tennessee, who runs the Western history website Dime Library,…

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

…and bars, shop windows decorated with bright colors and local pride, nostalgia and modernity, bustle and cheer, culture and history,…

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

…it was related to an unexpected pregnancy). Then, in a real-world twist reminiscent of the 1990 film Pretty Woman, Moore…

Think Texas Is Hot? Here Are 8 Reasons Why It’s Hotter Than You Think

Think Texas Is Hot? Here Are 8 Reasons Why It’s Hotter Than You Think

…hottest day in Texas history: Aug. 12. Hottest hot spring Texas is home to many natural hot springs, but none…

Suburban Renewal: McKinney

Suburban Renewal: McKinney

…screenings, live music, theater, and living-history reenactments of the county’s 19th-Century history. McKinney lies only 30 miles north of Dallas,…

Land of Big Sam

Land of Big Sam

…Texas tradition and history, and as headquarters for the nation’s second-largest prison system. I’d been to Huntsville many times as…

Arlington America’s Town?

Arlington America’s Town?

…lives in local history as a glamorous, yet notorious, casino and nightclub that raised eyebrows during the 1930s and ’40s:…

Marfa Light

Marfa Light

…and film screenings. (Photo by J. Griffis Smith) Even though Marfa’s population is small (2,400), the ideas are grand in…

Round Top: Setting the Stage

Round Top: Setting the Stage

…any given weekend, visitors attend not only concerts but also film screenings, dance performances, and arts-related symposiums, or merely stroll…

All Hat: Cowboy Hats Brim with Style

All Hat: Cowboy Hats Brim with Style

…the test of time: Austin filmmaker Robert Rodriguez and other winners at last year’s Lone Star International Film Festival, held…

Downtown Playground: Houston’s Discovery Green

Downtown Playground: Houston’s Discovery Green

…hard-pressed, in fact, to encounter a dull moment. Public art, modern architecture, and subtle tributes to southeast Texas’ natural history

An Intverview with Elmer Kelton

An Intverview with Elmer Kelton

…together beautifully. MAYES: What parts of Texas do you like to visit? Kelton: I love the Hill Country, its history

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