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The Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum Faces Financial Struggles

The Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum Faces Financial Struggles

The Texas Observer reports a sharp decline in visitors and slashed funding at the Panhandle-Plains Historical ... Read More »

How a Bunch of “Hippies, Pickers, Slackers, and Geeks” Transformed Austin

How a Bunch of “Hippies, Pickers, Slackers, and Geeks” Transformed Austin

In Austin, the funky slacker paradise turned buzzy big city, nothing is quite as certain as cedar fever, the line ... Read More »

New Bullock Museum Exhibit Explores Early Texas History

New Bullock Museum Exhibit Explores Early Texas History

With the completion of a ground-floor renovation, the Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin recently ... Read More »

How Beaumont Photographer Keith Carter Redefined the Artform

How Beaumont Photographer Keith Carter Redefined the Artform

He’s one of the world’s great photographers, with a legendary sense for the mystery in the mundane. But right now ... Read More »

Empress of Gulf Coast Soul Barbara Lynn Reflects on Her Decades-Long Career

Empress of Gulf Coast Soul Barbara Lynn Reflects on Her Decades-Long Career

Barbara Lynn was a left-handed young girl in Beaumont when she started sounding out notes and chords on a guitar ... Read More »

A Cancer Survivor on the Healing Nature of Birds

A Cancer Survivor on the Healing Nature of Birds

The first time I encountered whooping cranes, my wife and I were stationed on an observation tower on the dry ... Read More »

A Music-Industry Veteran Breathes New Life Into a Classic Small-Town Venue

A Music-Industry Veteran Breathes New Life Into a Classic Small-Town Venue

From the outside looking in, the Texas dance hall appears to be a pretty basic proposition: live music in a big ... Read More »

‘Unofficial Ambassador’ Faye Landham Dishes on Granbury’s Charms

‘Unofficial Ambassador’ Faye Landham Dishes on Granbury’s Charms

During karaoke night at D’Vine Wine on the Granbury Square, Faye Landham works the crowd. Amid off-key singing and ... Read More »

Remembering Texas Highways Founding Editor Frank Lively

Remembering Texas Highways Founding Editor Frank Lively

We lost a true Texas treasure on Nov. 18 with the passing of travel industry titan and Texas Highways founder Frank Read More »

Michael Martin Murphey Saddles Up for Cowboy Christmas Tour

Michael Martin Murphey Saddles Up for Cowboy Christmas Tour

Michael Martin Murphey’s singing rings with the sincerity and authenticity that many find lacking in pop country ... Read More »

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