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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

…father, John A. Lomax Jr., sang folk songs, co-founded the Houston Folklore & Music Society, and managed blues giant Lightnin’…

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

…by a green-eyed mermaid. Fishing with one of my best friends before life pulled us in different directions. The list…

Editor’s Note: You Can Go Home Again

Editor’s Note: You Can Go Home Again

…The American Society of Magazine Editors’ staff selected Gutierrez’s piece alongside 19 stories curated from finalists and winners, marking the…

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

…LeBleu, a curator at the Gillespie County Historical Society. “It really connected the town to the larger world and was…

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

…the life of experience; the life of society, place, and time—was not recorded. What was being experienced internally was so…

New Braunfels: Unwind Time

New Braunfels: Unwind Time

…by the local Historic Modelers and Railroad Society, the depot displays lanterns, baggage carts, timetables, and photos of the golden…

Cottages by the Sea

Cottages by the Sea

…seaside living, each with a personality all its own. Surfside Beach: Blue Mermaid You can’t get much closer to the…

Surprising Salado

Surprising Salado

…pace both literally and figuratively. Just downstream from the Main Street Bridge sits Salado’s famous bronze of a legendary maiden-turned-mermaid,…

The Fruits of a Flood: The Canyon Lake Gorge

The Fruits of a Flood: The Canyon Lake Gorge

…accessible to the public only by guided tours, which are offered year-round by the Gorge Preservation Society in partnership with…

Which Way is Southtown?

Which Way is Southtown?

…affordable vintage garments. Once in the historic district, pick up a walking-tour map from the San Antonio Conservatiori Society headquarters…

Barbara Jordan: The Great Texas Orator

Barbara Jordan: The Great Texas Orator

…let society’s limits define her. Born on February 21, 1936, Jordan grew up in the Fifth Ward of Houston while…

Roads to Freedom

Roads to Freedom

…of people who lived out the turbulent march toward an integrated society with dignity, mostly in obscurity. The Civil Rights…

Wilkommen, Y’all

Wilkommen, Y’all

…the gods, the Lodestar Barbecue Society holds a sanctioned barbecue cook-off in five categories—brisket, pork spare ribs, chicken, sausage, and…

San Antonio Artist Captures Latino Community in Public Artworks

San Antonio Artist Captures Latino Community in Public Artworks

…and represent Chicano or Mexican-American culture that had been devalued in the larger society,” notes E. Carmen Ramos, Assistant Curator…

Davis Mountains Scenic Loop

Davis Mountains Scenic Loop

…the Fort Davis Historical Society, Dead Man’s Canyon got its name from an incident back in the 1880s, when the…

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