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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

…the words.” Putting to paper what he heard was the birth of the academic disciplines of ethnomusicology and folklore. “My…

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?

heard of Texas Jack Omohundro.” Kerns got his hands on a copy of the sole biography of Omohundro, Herschel Logan’s…

Loud and Invasive, the Monk Parakeet Charmed Its Way Into Texas Almost 50 Years Ago

Loud and Invasive, the Monk Parakeet Charmed Its Way Into Texas Almost 50 Years Ago

…big metros of the Texas Triangle, you have seen or at least heard the cries of a monk parakeet. The…

A Century of Recorded Country Music Started With Texas Fiddler Eck Robertson

A Century of Recorded Country Music Started With Texas Fiddler Eck Robertson

…that make your feet move, Eck’s influence is heard in fiddling to this day,” Kalish says. It wasn’t Robertson’s talent,…

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

…songs on the radio flood back, like the first time he heard “Honky Tonk, Part One” by Bill Doggett. “It…

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

…dawn. Temple Smith was in San Antonio on business when he heard about Fredericksburg, a thriving German community that needed…

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

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

…Marcus Crassus, the richest man in Rome, and Julius Caesar. You might have heard of him. TH: Yes, he sounds…

William Clark Green Finds a Muse in the People and Places of Small-Town Texas

William Clark Green Finds a Muse in the People and Places of Small-Town Texas

…I had heard rumors that they were rebuilding the Baker Hotel in Mineral Wells, and I realized how many people…

Kerrville Folk Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Music, Community, and Lasting Memories

Kerrville Folk Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Music, Community, and Lasting Memories

…to come back year after year. “When members of our community describe their festival experiences, the words most frequently heard

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

…had heard from a friend that selling stolen jewelry was an easy way to make a lot of money. I…

Comedian William Lee Martin Takes His Texas-Bred Jokes to the World

Comedian William Lee Martin Takes His Texas-Bred Jokes to the World

…a lecture, not comedy.” They told me to just talk into my computer. It was the dumbest idea I’dever heard….

Suburban Renewal: McKinney

Suburban Renewal: McKinney

…45-room Grand Hotel. The elegant gem opened in 2007 in the renovated 1880s Heard Opera House and Heard Mercantile building….

Hunting for Haunted Galveston

Hunting for Haunted Galveston

…of company in the 1911 hotel. Children seen and heard playing in various parts of the hotel through the years…

An Intverview with Elmer Kelton

An Intverview with Elmer Kelton

…died and nobody would have heard of it again. As it is, it’s my signature book. MAYES: It’s my favorite…

Where’s Martha? (Marfa)

Where’s Martha? (Marfa)

heard of Marfa at all, are aware of its two most common claims to fame: as the site of the…

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