The Life and Legacy of John Wayne Goes on Display in Fort Worth

The Life and Legacy of John Wayne Goes on Display in Fort Worth

John Wayne launched his film career in the movie lots of California, but the biggest collection of memorabilia celebrating the actor’s life now resides in Fort Worth.

Musical Savant T Bone Burnett Stakes His Claim to Fort Worth

Musical Savant T Bone Burnett Stakes His Claim to Fort Worth

The City of Fort Worth has bestowed upon St. Louis Avenue the honorary name T Bone Burnett Boulevard, after the iconic music producer behind the soundtrack to the Coen Brothers movie O Brother, Where Art Thou?

A Masterpiece in the Heartland: New Book Tells the Story of Fort Worth’s Kimbell Art Museum

A Masterpiece in the Heartland: New Book Tells the Story of Fort Worth’s Kimbell Art Museum

In ‘Of the First Class: A History of the Kimbell Art Museum,’ author Tim Madigan chronicles the beginnings of one of the nation’s great art museums in what was then an unexpected place, Fort Worth

New Exhibits Debut at National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in Fort Worth

New Exhibits Debut at National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in Fort Worth

New exhibits at the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame extend the Fort Worth institution’s examination of the enduring bond between women, horses, and the West with displays touching on subjects as diverse as the fantasy royalties of Nashville country music and Game of Thrones.

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 these days. Nowhere is that more apparent than during Murphey’s annual Cowboy Christmas tour, a series of holiday shows throughout the Southwest that feature a mix of traditional Christmas songs, a few Murphey classics, and cowboy poetry and storytelling.

Fort Worth Stockyards

Fort Worth Stockyards

The Old West comes to life daily at 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. when the Longhorns of the Fort Worth Herd mosey down Exchange Avenue in the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District. The mesmerizing sight is worth a pause from shopping for cowboy boots at Fincher’s White Front Western Wear (where materials range from cowhide leather to exotic skins like snake and alligator) or browsing the jewelry, belts, hats, and apparel at Maverick Fine Western Wear. Visitors also flock to the shops at Stockyards Station, which include a general store, hot-sauce retailer, leather trading company, spice and tea store, children’s gift shops, and a vintage record store.

The October 2023 issue of Texas Highways "Tastes Like Home"

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