The National Park Service Gains Oversight of Marfa’s Historic Blackwell School

The National Park Service Gains Oversight of Marfa’s Historic Blackwell School

Marfa is set to become home to the state’s fifteenth site managed by the National Park Service following Congress’ passage of the Blackwell School National Historic Site Act on September 20.

For Female Country Singers From Texas, There’s Something in the Water

For Female Country Singers From Texas, There’s Something in the Water

When Miranda Lambert won the Country Music Association’s “Entertainer of the Year” for 2022, it was the first time the honor has gone to a woman in over a decade—and only the ninth time ever.

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

When I was gigging regularly in bands in Austin and elsewhere in the 1970s, I would daydream I was a character in a black-and-white movie, playing in nightclubs that were fronts for underworld characters, where criminal plots were hatched backstage and crime bosses conducted business over cocktails.

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