Art + Music

No Longer in Utopia, Utopiafest to Host Its Intimate Festival with Big Lineup in Burnet

No Longer in Utopia, Utopiafest to Host Its Intimate Festival with Big Lineup in Burnet

Utopiafest is leaving behind the land of perfection for what it hopes are greener pastures. For its 10th iteration, ... Read More »

Beaumont R&B Legend Barbara Lynn Named a National Heritage Fellow

Beaumont R&B Legend Barbara Lynn Named a National Heritage Fellow

The National Heritage Fellowships are the United States’ highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. Lynn earned the Read More »

Austin Piano Great Marcia Ball is Still Tickling Them Ivories

Austin Piano Great Marcia Ball is Still Tickling Them Ivories

When Marcia Ball gets to rocking—her long fingers pounding out barrelhouse keyboard rhythms, knees bouncing to the beat, Read More »

National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature

National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature

The National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature opened in 2000 to showcase the work of storybook artists in a ... Read More »

Texas Arts and Crafts Fair Returns to the Hill Country After Five-Year Absence

Texas Arts and Crafts Fair Returns to the Hill Country After Five-Year Absence

The Texas Arts and Crafts Fair, which the legislature deemed the official arts and crafts fair of the Lone Star State in Read More »

Experience One of the Best Live Music Scenes in Texas at Houston’s Silver Slipper

Experience One of the Best Live Music Scenes in Texas at Houston’s Silver Slipper

In broad daylight, the Silver Slipper is hardly a looker. The compact building 4 miles northeast of downtown Houston is ... Read More »

Passionate Chefs Make Boxed Sandwiches A Thing of the Past at These Fort Worth Museums

Passionate Chefs Make Boxed Sandwiches A Thing of the Past at These Fort Worth Museums

When chef Denise Shavandy walks into the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, she often wonders if she’s dreaming. Before ... Read More »

Frank X. Tolbert 2 Interprets ‘Incredible Creations of Nature’ in the Texas Bird Project

Frank X. Tolbert 2 Interprets ‘Incredible Creations of Nature’ in the Texas Bird Project

  The art aficionados at the opening of Frank X. Tolbert 2’s Texas Bird Project exhibition in Austin were clearly ... Read More »

7 Ways to Inspire a Love of Art in Your Kids

7 Ways to Inspire a Love of Art in Your Kids

Sometimes it’s all in the packaging: Telling my 8- and 10-year-old children we’re going to spend an entire day looking ... Read More »

Get a Concentrated Dose of Marfa’s Bohemian Counterculture at El Cosmico’s Trans-Pecos Festival of Music + Love

Get a Concentrated Dose of Marfa’s Bohemian Counterculture at El Cosmico’s Trans-Pecos Festival of Music + Love

  Arriving in Marfa, the high-desert ranching town with a lofty reputation as a mecca for modern art, first-time ... Read More »

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