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 cross in Texas: Longhairs weren’t welcome in honky-tonks, and cowboys didn’t mingle with “peaceniks.” But five words built a bridge.

At the Toilet Seat Art Museum in The Colony, You’ll Feel Moved By the Creativity

At the Toilet Seat Art Museum in The Colony, You’ll Feel Moved By the Creativity

If your life’s work were to be set up in one room, what might that look like?

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

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

In March 1972, a short writeup in the Kerrville Mountain Sun described what locals could expect at the town’s brand-new music festival.

Meow Wolf Announces Plans for Texas Expansion in Grapevine and Houston

Meow Wolf Announces Plans for Texas Expansion in Grapevine and Houston

On our visit to Meow Wolf in Santa Fe back in 2018, my wife and I came out with slightly different opinions.

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

“You’re 81. What the heck are you making a new record for?”
It’s an honest, semi-innocent question to pose to singer-songwriter Delbert McClinton when I get him on the phone the other day.

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

Even though singer-songwriter William Clark Green now calls the big city of Fort Worth home, his upbringing in rural East Texas fosters a connection with the people and places of small-town Texas.

Houston Artist JooYoung Choi Takes Audiences on a Fantastical Trip to the Cosmic Womb at the Crow Museum of Asian Art in Dallas

Houston Artist JooYoung Choi Takes Audiences on a Fantastical Trip to the Cosmic Womb at the Crow Museum of Asian Art in Dallas

Contemplative art that explores important themes of race, culture, and identity need not be somber in tone.

Wildflowers Serve as Inspiration for These 6 Texas Artists

Wildflowers Serve as Inspiration for These 6 Texas Artists

From bougainvillea in the Rio Grande Valley to false foxglove in Central Texas, these colorful blooms are the muse for paintings and mixed media art

Artist Sedrick Huckaby’s New ‘Museum’ Aims to Bring Art to Fort Worth’s Polytechnic Heights

Artist Sedrick Huckaby’s New ‘Museum’ Aims to Bring Art to Fort Worth’s Polytechnic Heights

Artist Sedrick Huckaby has been hard at work transforming the 120-year-old Fort Worth house of his late grandmother—known affectionately as “Big Momma”—into a collaborative, multipurpose art space.

Baylor University Spreads the Gospel With New Music Archive and Listening Center

Baylor University Spreads the Gospel With New Music Archive and Listening Center

When Memphis record producer Jim Dickinson (Big Star, the Replacements) was a lonely freshman at Baylor University in 1959, he spent hours studying in the library every night.

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