New Alamo Statues Featuring African Americans Tell A More Complete Story of the Texas Revolution

New Alamo Statues Featuring African Americans Tell A More Complete Story of the Texas Revolution

When Lubbock-based sculptor Eddie Dixon received a phone call about sculpting a statue for the Alamo, the caller wanted to know if he was familiar with the historic figure he would be capturing in bronze.

Texas Arts and Crafts Fair Celebrates 50 Years of Lone Star Talent

Texas Arts and Crafts Fair Celebrates 50 Years of Lone Star Talent

Edith Maskey had just begun her art practice 50 years ago when she took a chance and entered her work for consideration in the inaugural Texas Arts and Crafts Fair in Kerrville.

What Is Diez y Seis and Why Do We Celebrate It In Texas?

What Is Diez y Seis and Why Do We Celebrate It In Texas?

Situated so close to Mexico, Texas feels its southern neighbor’s cultural influence in almost every aspect.

The Gourdgeous Glass Pumpkin Patch Festival Breaks the Mold for the Fall Season

The Gourdgeous Glass Pumpkin Patch Festival Breaks the Mold for the Fall Season

Pumpkin spice cocktails, pumpkin soup, pumpkin bread, pumpkin-scented candles, multi-hued decorative pumpkins—everywhere you look, there’s pumpkin something.

Texas Producer Lloyd Maines Steps Out on His Own

Texas Producer Lloyd Maines Steps Out on His Own

The call came at the exact minute he said it would. “When you’ve been working in the studio for 50 years, you learn that,” the booming voice on the other end of the line said.

Learn Some Spooky Texas History on These Small Town Haunted Ghost Tours

Learn Some Spooky Texas History on These Small Town Haunted Ghost Tours

Fall is just around the corner, and what better time than Halloween season to dive into the spooky and paranormal.

‘Field of Light’ Shines Bright at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

‘Field of Light’ Shines Bright at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

This September, London-born large-scale light artist Bruce Munro illuminates the Central Texas landscape. Field of Light, an installation of 28,000 solar-powered glowing orbs, converts a 16-acre field at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center into a pulsing multicolored wonderland.

Annual Mermaid Festival Makes A Splash in San Marcos

Annual Mermaid Festival Makes A Splash in San Marcos

The refreshingly dark, cool interior of LaniKai Lounge & Tiki Room in San Marcos features paintings of beach scenes, a constellation of jewel-toned lights overhead, and a playlist featuring surf guitar music and retro standards, all conjuring dreams of tropical getaways.

Kingwood’s In a Pickle Festival Is Kind of a Big Dill

Kingwood’s In a Pickle Festival Is Kind of a Big Dill

This Saturday, if you stroll through Town Center Park in Kingwood, a community located about 30 miles north of Houston, the unmistakable smell of brine will be in the air.

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 Bexar, the Alamo fell to the Mexican army.

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