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With New Performances, John Lomax III Fuels the Lomax Family Legacy of Preserving American Folk Songs

With New Performances, John Lomax III Fuels the Lomax Family Legacy of Preserving American Folk Songs

…the words.” Putting to paper what he heard was the birth of the academic disciplines of ethnomusicology and folklore. “My…

Loud and Invasive, the Monk Parakeet Charmed Its Way Into Texas Almost 50 Years Ago

Loud and Invasive, the Monk Parakeet Charmed Its Way Into Texas Almost 50 Years Ago

…big metros of the Texas Triangle, you have seen or at least heard the cries of a monk parakeet. The…

Who Was the Historic Figure Behind Texas Jack Wild West Outfitter in Fredericksburg?

Who Was the Historic Figure Behind Texas Jack Wild West Outfitter in Fredericksburg?

heard of Texas Jack Omohundro.” Kerns got his hands on a copy of the sole biography of Omohundro, Herschel Logan’s…

A Century of Recorded Country Music Started With Texas Fiddler Eck Robertson

A Century of Recorded Country Music Started With Texas Fiddler Eck Robertson

…that make your feet move, Eck’s influence is heard in fiddling to this day,” Kalish says. It wasn’t Robertson’s talent,…

With a New Album Out, 81-Year-Old Delbert McClinton Reflects on His Six-Decade Career

With a New Album Out, 81-Year-Old Delbert McClinton Reflects on His Six-Decade Career

…songs on the radio flood back, like the first time he heard “Honky Tonk, Part One” by Bill Doggett. “It…

William Clark Green Finds a Muse in the People and Places of Small-Town Texas

William Clark Green Finds a Muse in the People and Places of Small-Town Texas

…I had heard rumors that they were rebuilding the Baker Hotel in Mineral Wells, and I realized how many people…

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

…dawn. Temple Smith was in San Antonio on business when he heard about Fredericksburg, a thriving German community that needed…

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

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

…Marcus Crassus, the richest man in Rome, and Julius Caesar. You might have heard of him. TH: Yes, he sounds…

Kerrville Folk Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Music, Community, and Lasting Memories

Kerrville Folk Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Music, Community, and Lasting Memories

…to come back year after year. “When members of our community describe their festival experiences, the words most frequently heard

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

…had heard from a friend that selling stolen jewelry was an easy way to make a lot of money. I…

What Is the Greatest Piece of Art in Texas?

What Is the Greatest Piece of Art in Texas?

…I’d never heard of, the late El Pasoan Tom Lea, whose epic murals decorate the R.E. Thomason Federal Building and…

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

…When Armadillo honcho Eddie Wilson heard that Willie, wife Connie, and the kids had moved into an apartment in Austin…

A Hiker Confronts Monoculture in Austin Parks

A Hiker Confronts Monoculture in Austin Parks

…and stopped for shade by the purling brook at the bottom of the trail. I heard someone coming my way…

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

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

Courtesy Henry Holt & Co. Like many Texans, Kimberly Garza first heard about the Karankawa tribe during her seventh-grade Texas…

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

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

heard of a long dark night of the soul?” he asked. “That’s where I was.” But a lifelong passion for…

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