Art + Music

Roadside Oddity: Slug Bug Ranch in Amarillo

June 12, 2024 | By

In April, Randy Crutchfield was on his way home to Amarillo when he stopped in Conway, an unincorporated community 30 miles east of the city limits.

Fifty Years of Cadillac Ranch

June 1, 2024 | By

Austin-Based Zellner Brothers on Capturing Bigfoot

May 30, 2024 | By

Filmmaking brothers David and Nathan Zellner have been obsessed with Bigfoot since childhood, when the elusive woodland creature entered their imaginations.

Catch a Show at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Only Theater

May 17, 2024 | By

The only free-standing theater designed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright ever built is located in Dallas’ Oak Lawn neighborhood.

Hunting for Vinyl at the Largest Record Convention in the U.S.

April 9, 2024 | By

I swore I wasn’t going to buy anything at the Austin Record Convention, the biggest record sale and swap meet in North America.

Legendary Wrestler Kevin Von Erich On ‘The Iron Claw’ and His Family’s Legacy

April 5, 2024 | By Natalie Weiner

A vacant lot just south of downtown Dallas is all that’s left of one of the most influential regional professional wrestling companies in America—the arguable birthplace of mainstream wrestling as we know it today.

From Magnolia to Broadway: Jamestown Revival Shares the Road to ‘The Outsiders’

April 4, 2024 | By

This interview was edited for brevity and clarity.
In 2015, Zach Chance and Jonathan Clay, aka Americana-folk duo Jamestown Revival, were seeing their hard work pay off.

A Historic Beyoncé Tour in Houston Digs Into Her Texas Roots

April 1, 2024 | By

When Beyoncé announced in a commercial during this year’s Super Bowl that a new album was dropping March 29, the Beyhive buzzed with excitement.

Experience Harlingen in the Rio Grande Valley Like a Local

March 20, 2024 | By Cynthia J. Drake

A Weekend Getaway in Port Isabel Brims with Seaside Treasures

March 19, 2024 | By Cat Cardenas

A New Book Details the Life of Terry Allen and His ‘Truckload of Art’

March 18, 2024 | By

Maybe you’ve seen Terry Allen’s work.
His sculpture Caw Caw Blues, which contains the ashes of his friend Guy Clark, stands sentinel at the entrance of The Wittliff Collections at Texas State University in San Marcos.

The Making of Luck, Willie Nelson’s Old West Town

March 11, 2024 | By

The Western movie set located on Willie Nelson’s property about 30 miles west of Austin was, well, down on its luck.

Author Tim O’Brien On His Great American Road Trip Novel

March 11, 2024 | By S. Kirk Walsh

Acclaimed author Tim O’Brien made his highly anticipated return with his first novel in 20 years, America Fantastica, last October.

The Top 50 Recordings in Texas History

March 7, 2024 | By Michael Corcoran

The June 2024 cover of Texas Highways: Treasures from the Coast

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