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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

John Lomax III photo by Amanda Lomax. John Lomax III has been part of my music life for half a…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…in author John Graves’ Goodbye to a River. The book details Graves’ canoe trip with his dog in November 1957,…

Step Back In Time At El Paso’s Gardner Hotel As It Celebrates 100 Years

Step Back In Time At El Paso’s Gardner Hotel As It Celebrates 100 Years

…front entrance, a curio case houses rarities including a replica of infamous bank robber John Dillinger’s plaster death mask and…

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

…a derringer handgun similar to one John Wilkes Booth used to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln. John St. Helen, whose former…

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

…and seafood to go, stop at Miller’s or bayside at Captain John’s, which offers a sweet view. Historic Indianola, Texas’…

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

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

…A new book, Radio Psychics , by Georgetown-based author John Benedict Buescher, who is also co-director of the International Association…

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?

…of other Texas pioneers, Virginia native John B. Omohundro headed for the Lone Star State after the Civil War, in…

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

…England, McClinton showed his harmonica licks to 21-year-old John Lennon, the guitarist in the tour’s opening act, the Beatles. Lennon…

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

…in September with three shows at John T. Floore’s Country Store in Helotes. (Tickets sold out immediately back in April)….

From Bluebonnets to Pecans to Domino Game? Texas Can’t Get Enough of Its State Symbols

From Bluebonnets to Pecans to Domino Game? Texas Can’t Get Enough of Its State Symbols

…musicians like John Lennon by inducting them for both their solo work and as members of a band, Texas confers…

Everything Goes to the Dogs at the Buda Wiener Dog Races

Everything Goes to the Dogs at the Buda Wiener Dog Races

…it basks in the anointing warmth of a huge savanna sun. (You can practically hear Elton John’s “Circle of Life”…

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

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

…when Fiddlin’ John Carson’s first recordings for the OKeh label created a market for old-time music. Then came Vernon Dalhart…

Texas Beaches Are Awash In Baby Dolls, Messages in a Bottle, and Other Oddities

Texas Beaches Are Awash In Baby Dolls, Messages in a Bottle, and Other Oddities

John Oliver caught wind of the abandoned toys and offered to buy them with a $10,000 donation to the Mission-Aransas…

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

John the Baptist, Corpus Christi received a religious name in the form of the Christian feast celebrated on the day…

Welcome to South Texas’ House of Immaculate Glass

Welcome to South Texas’ House of Immaculate Glass

…colorful church windows designed by John LaFarge, Mary Tillinghast, and other artists and prominent glasshouses from the turn of last…

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