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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. ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

The Texas Vintage Motorcycle Museum Introduces Johnson City to the Wild Side

The Texas Vintage Motorcycle Museum Introduces Johnson City to the Wild Side

In the backroom of the new Texas Vintage Motorcycle Museum stands a 1967 Bultaco Metralla, a sleek minimalist ... Read More »

A Texpat Returns to Big Bend to Bask in Its Magnificent Light

A Texpat Returns to Big Bend to Bask in Its Magnificent Light

Triangle of Light A Montanan returns to Texas to bask in the brilliance of the Big Bend region by Rick BassWhen I ... Read More »

How a Houston-Born Singer Became a Tex-Mex Star in the 1930s

How a Houston-Born Singer Became a Tex-Mex Star in the 1930s

Lydia Mendoza was only a teenager when she became an icon of Mexican American music. The year was 1934. The song ... Read More »

The Texas State Railroad Powers the Small Town of Rusk

The Texas State Railroad Powers the Small Town of Rusk

The Texas State Railroad has long been a cornerstone of Rusk. Prisoners from the now-defunct Rusk Penitentiary ... Read More »

Rio Grande Valley Birder Tiffany Kersten Set a ‘Big Year’ Record

Rio Grande Valley Birder Tiffany Kersten Set a ‘Big Year’ Record

A warm breeze rustled the fronds of sabal palm trees as Tiffany Kersten pulled into the parking lot of Estero ... 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 ... 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 »

San Antonio Rock Climber Bree Jameson Talks Inclusion in Climbing Upon Release of New Documentary

San Antonio Rock Climber Bree Jameson Talks Inclusion in Climbing Upon Release of New Documentary

Bree Jameson has disproved the stereotypes of the Texan rock climber identity. It’s more common to see men ... Read More »

In ‘The Last Karankawas,’ Kimberley Garza Highlights South Texas Communities Often Overlooked

In ‘The Last Karankawas,’ Kimberley Garza Highlights South Texas Communities Often Overlooked

Like many Texans, Kimberly Garza first heard about the Karankawa tribe during her seventh-grade Texas history ... 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 ... Read More »

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