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Indie Record Stores Are Turning the Tables on Texas Music Sales

Indie Record Stores Are Turning the Tables on Texas Music Sales

For some time now, prognosticators have been predicting the total demise of records—you know, the old-fashioned discs ... Read More »

Photographer Captures the Evening Light of Texas’ Blackland Prairie

Photographer Captures the Evening Light of Texas’ Blackland Prairie

On most evenings, as the sun sinks below the horizon in the Blackland Prairie, photographer Andy Sharp is in his aged ... Read More »

Willie Nelson Opens up About His Musical Family, His Love of Texas, and Why He’s Still on the Road to the Next Stage

Willie Nelson Opens up About His Musical Family, His Love of Texas, and Why He’s Still on the Road to the Next Stage

There’s nothing like the feeling of stepping onto Willie Nelson’s tour bus. Whether you do it once or a hundred times, ... Read More »

Houston Exhibition Offers Rare Chance to See Van Gogh Masterworks in Person

Houston Exhibition Offers Rare Chance to See Van Gogh Masterworks in Person

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, will unveil a new Vincent van Gogh exhibition this Sunday, offering a rare—perhaps ... Read More »

New Book Chronicles the Life of San Antonio Artist Jesse Treviño

New Book Chronicles the Life of San Antonio Artist Jesse Treviño

In over 30 years as a journalist, San Marcos writer and Texas Highways contributor Anthony Head has covered everything ... Read More »

Explore the Birthplace of Boogie Woogie Along US 59 in East Texas

Explore the Birthplace of Boogie Woogie Along US 59 in East Texas

The heavy left hand mimicked the rumble of steam locomotives on iron rails, while the right played melodic cross-rhythms Read More »

Terry Allen Dishes on Lubbock (And Everything)

Terry Allen Dishes on Lubbock (And Everything)

Terry Allen wears many hats, not that you’ll catch him in a Stetson. Twangy as all get out, the pioneering Texas country Read More »

Q&A with The Iron Orchard Screenwriter Gerry de Leon

Q&A with The Iron Orchard Screenwriter Gerry de Leon

Set and filmed in West Texas, the oil boom period piece starts screening Feb. 22. West Texas wildcatters have long been ... Read More »

Texas Highways Managing Editor Among New Members of the Texas Institute of Letters

Texas Highways Managing Editor Among New Members of the Texas Institute of Letters

The Texas Institute of Letters has spent the past eight decades recognizing the state's literary achievements. Lone Star Read More »

One Artist’s Mission to Make Rankin the Most Painted Town in Texas

One Artist’s Mission to Make Rankin the Most Painted Town in Texas

Artist Matt Tumlinson has made it his mission to quite literally “paint the town” of Rankin, a West Texas community with Read More »

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