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Milton Brown, Bob Wills, and the Fort Worth Origins of One of Texas’ Most Beloved Musical Styles

Milton Brown, Bob Wills, and the Fort Worth Origins of One of Texas’ Most Beloved Musical Styles

Western swing was born about 4 miles southwest of downtown Fort Worth at the Crystal Springs Dance Pavilion, although ... Read More »

An Iconic Dance Hall in Big Spring Hosts an Eclectic Crowd

An Iconic Dance Hall in Big Spring Hosts an Eclectic Crowd

Downtown is situated between the railroad and what used to be the Bankhead Highway. There’s no need to use a map or app ... Read More »

Sedrick Huckaby Makes Art for the People: From the Streets of Poly to a U.S. President

Sedrick Huckaby Makes Art for the People: From the Streets of Poly to a U.S. President

Sedrick Huckaby is a Big Momma’s boy. The Fort Worth contemporary artist is devoted to the spirit of his late ... Read More »

Summer For Procrastinators: Honky-Tonks in Dallas

Summer For Procrastinators: Honky-Tonks in Dallas

Where to indulge your Urban Cowboy fantasy in the heart of the big city Read More > Read More »

8 Summer Art Exhibits to See Now

8 Summer Art Exhibits to See Now

Giant LEGO dinosaurs, superhero-themed paintings, and photographs of famous musicians are currently on exhibit at ... Read More »

Hopscotch, An Immersive Art Exhibit, Announces Permanent San Antonio Space

Hopscotch, An Immersive Art Exhibit, Announces Permanent San Antonio Space

Taking over 18,000-square-feet and two stories of Travis Park Plaza in the downtown area, Hopscotch features rooms that ... Read More »

How Sweden-born Artist Kent Ullberg Found His Muse Along the Texas Gulf Coast

How Sweden-born Artist Kent Ullberg Found His Muse Along the Texas Gulf Coast

Kent Ullberg’s bronze sculptures dot the landscape across Texas—a giant bison in Corpus Christi, a cougar on the hunt in Read More »

This June’s Texas Dance Hall Tour Showcases DFW Halls

This June’s Texas Dance Hall Tour Showcases DFW Halls

Chances are you’ve spotted an old dance hall while cruising the backroads of Texas. At first glance, the large weathered Read More »

Alamo Drafthouse’s Live Comedy Show Roasts the Stars of the Silver Screen

Alamo Drafthouse’s Live Comedy Show Roasts the Stars of the Silver Screen

Created nearly two decades ago with inspiration from the popular TV comedy series Mystery Science Theater 3000—the ... Read More »

Death of Singer Leon Rausch Marks the End of an Era in Western Swing

Death of Singer Leon Rausch Marks the End of an Era in Western Swing

Hired by Bob Wills in 1958, Leon Rausch was the voice of the Texas Playboys for six decades, so his death Tuesday in ... Read More »

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