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The Trailblazing Story of Legendary Rancher Charles Goodnight Comes to Life at Houston Exhibition

The Trailblazing Story of Legendary Rancher Charles Goodnight Comes to Life at Houston Exhibition

Legendary Texas rancher Charles Goodnight was born in Illinois on March 5, 1836. One day later, in San Antonio de ... Read More »

What Is the Greatest Piece of Art in Texas?

What Is the Greatest Piece of Art in Texas?

A quiet path leads from the old mission church toward the river. I’m alone in the thicket, but I can sense the object ... Read More »

Exploring Colorful El Paso Through Its Public Artworks

Exploring Colorful El Paso Through Its Public Artworks

Even a short drive through El Paso reveals a city that’s unmistakably ... Read More »

‘Árbol de la Vida’ Rises with Beauty and Heritage on the San Antonio River Walk

‘Árbol de la Vida’ Rises with Beauty and Heritage on the San Antonio River Walk

Árbol de la Vida: Memorias y Voces de la Tierra (Tree of Life: Memories and Voices of the Land) looms over the San ... Read More »

A Livingston Craftsman Turns Native Longleaf Pine Into Handmade Baskets

A Livingston Craftsman Turns Native Longleaf Pine Into Handmade Baskets

Woven Through Time Elliott Abbey crafts traditional baskets out of pine needles By Julia JonesSometimes while crafting ... Read More »

Acclaimed Artist Jesse Lott Sculpts the Houston Art Scene and Beyond

Acclaimed Artist Jesse Lott Sculpts the Houston Art Scene and Beyond

Jesse Lott’s art studio, on the west side of Houston’s Fifth Ward, ... Read More »

A West Texas Photographer Chases Nature’s Constant Change Through Art and Photography

A West Texas Photographer Chases Nature’s Constant Change Through Art and Photography

Above: hailstones A photo mosaic of hailstones, calcite crystals, fluorite crystals, and optical squares in Marathon; ... Read More »

50 Years Ago, Willie Nelson United Cowboys and Hippies at the Armadillo World Headquarters

50 Years Ago, Willie Nelson United Cowboys and Hippies at the Armadillo World Headquarters

With the Vietnam War still raging in the summer of 1972, there was a cultural chasm that seemed too wide to cross ... Read More »

At the Toilet Seat Art Museum in The Colony, You’ll Feel Moved By the Creativity

At the Toilet Seat Art Museum in The Colony, You’ll Feel Moved By the Creativity

If your life’s work were to be set up in one room, what might that look like? Important documents, photographs, ... Read More »

Kerrville Folk Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Music, Community, and Lasting Memories

Kerrville Folk Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Music, Community, and Lasting Memories

In March 1972, a short writeup in the Kerrville Mountain Sun described what locals could expect at the town’s ... Read More »

Meow Wolf Announces Plans for Texas Expansion in Grapevine and Houston

Meow Wolf Announces Plans for Texas Expansion in Grapevine and Houston

On our visit to Meow Wolf in Santa Fe back in 2018, my wife and I came out with slightly different opinions. She ... Read More »

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

“You’re 81. What the heck are you making a new record for?” It’s an honest, semi-innocent question to pose to ... Read More »

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