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String Theories Prevail at the Festival of Texas Fiddling

String Theories Prevail at the Festival of Texas Fiddling

The 5th annual Festival of Texas Fiddling in Blanco will demonstrate the instrument’s versatility and how it unifies ... Read More »

Artist “Cimi” Alvarado Teaches History Through the Murals of El Segundo Barrio
Experience “Amarillo Ramp”, a Seminal Work of Art, Before It Disappears

Experience “Amarillo Ramp”, a Seminal Work of Art, Before It Disappears

In 1973, when it was completed, Amarillo Ramp was a spiral pathway jutting into Tecovas Lake, an artificial body of ... Read More »

Ruby City, a Contemporary Art Museum 12 Years in the Making, is Now Open in San Antonio

Ruby City, a Contemporary Art Museum 12 Years in the Making, is Now Open in San Antonio

Late artist and philanthropist Linda Pace’s vision puts the Alamo City on the modern art map Read More > Read More »

Keeping the Groove With Texas Bass Players, From Conjunto to Country and Polka to Punk

Keeping the Groove With Texas Bass Players, From Conjunto to Country and Polka to Punk

Bass is the heartbeat of Texas music, from the hard-rocking roadhouse blues of Stevie Ray Vaughan to the ... Read More »

Red Steagall, Country Hit-Maker and Cowboy Poet, Talks Texas Spirit and Overcoming Polio

Red Steagall, Country Hit-Maker and Cowboy Poet, Talks Texas Spirit and Overcoming Polio

Driving the backroads northwest of Fort Worth, you’d never know that one of the luminaries of Texas country and western ... Read More »

Eh-Ha-Ha! Downtown Galveston Concert to Remember Influential Gulf Coast Cajun Fiddler

Eh-Ha-Ha! Downtown Galveston Concert to Remember Influential Gulf Coast Cajun Fiddler

The Galveston Historical Foundation on Saturday will celebrate Harry Choates music with a free concert at Hendley Green ... Read More »

A Masterpiece in the Heartland: New Book Tells the Story of Fort Worth’s Kimbell Art Museum

A Masterpiece in the Heartland: New Book Tells the Story of Fort Worth’s Kimbell Art Museum

In 'Of the First Class: A History of the Kimbell Art Museum,' author Tim Madigan chronicles the beginnings of one of the Read More »

El Paso Has a Fascinating Connection With a Small Himalayan Country

El Paso Has a Fascinating Connection With a Small Himalayan Country

In 1914, National Geographic published an article about the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, a remote Buddhist country ... Read More »

Six Years After Moving to Mexico, Lauded Chicana Writer Sandra Cisneros Looks Back on Her 29 Years in San Antonio

Six Years After Moving to Mexico, Lauded Chicana Writer Sandra Cisneros Looks Back on Her 29 Years in San Antonio

Last spring, the writer Sandra Cisneros returned to San Antonio to meet with her accountant, address some computer ... Read More »

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