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Roman Bust Discovered In Texas Dishes On Life As a Famous Antiquity

Roman Bust Discovered In Texas Dishes On Life As a Famous Antiquity

Texas Highways has obtained an exclusive interview with the Roman bust purchased for $34.95 at an Austin Goodwill store in 2018 by local antiques seller Laura Young.

When Belle Starr Married Outlaw Jim Reed, Her Legend as ‘the Female Jesse James’ Began

When Belle Starr Married Outlaw Jim Reed, Her Legend as ‘the Female Jesse James’ Began

As with so many figures from the wrong side of the law in the raw days of frontier Texas, it’s difficult to sort the facts from the fiction about Belle Starr. 

The Meditative Sounds of New Age Musician J D Emmanuel Will Ease Your Pandemic Anxiety

The Meditative Sounds of New Age Musician J D Emmanuel Will Ease Your Pandemic Anxiety

To listen to J D Emmanuel’s 1982 album Wizards, considered a standard of New Age and minimal electronic music, is to be swaddled in synthesizer.

How Peace Was Won at Camp David

How Peace Was Won at Camp David

Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Edward Carey returns to the Alley Theatre, in Houston, to debut his play Camp David, about the historic peace treaty forged between Egypt, Israel, and the U.S.

Holiday-Themed Pop-Up Concept Coming to Texas Bars

Holiday-Themed Pop-Up Concept Coming to Texas Bars

While most of us might be too old to sit on Santa’s lap, that doesn’t mean we’ve outgrown holiday merriment. For a warm glow within and without, make plans to stop by Miracle, a pop-up concept coming to five Texas bars this season. Miracle transforms watering holes in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio, and Galveston into full-blown holiday wonderlands with nostalgic, kitschy décor and themed specialty cocktails Nov. 23 through Dec. 29. The concept debuted in New York City in 2014 and now has 80 locations internationally.

After Tackling Topics like Al Qaeda and Scientology, Texas Writer Lawrence Wright Is Now onto Examining the Lone Star State

After Tackling Topics like Al Qaeda and Scientology, Texas Writer Lawrence Wright Is Now onto Examining the Lone Star State

Wright, 71, welcomed 2018 with the Hulu miniseries The Looming Tower, based on his 2007 Pulitzer Prize-winning book about Al-Qaeda and 9/11. Then came the world premiere of his play Cleo, about the love affair between Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton during filming of the 1963 epic Cleopatra. Most recently, Wright played a key role in the acclaimed documentary Three Identical Strangers, which is informed by a study he unearthed in his 1997 book, Twins.

The Crust is a Must!

The Crust is a Must!

I grew up on homemade chicken pot pie and made it regularly for my three kids, so when I heard how folks rave about the dish at Trailblazer Grille restaurant in Burnet, I had to go taste one for myself.

A Cattleman’s Castle

A Cattleman’s Castle

Early travelers on the wagon road that later became US 287 must have thought it was a mirage—a gabled Victorian manse with a covered porch on a West Texas plain.

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