‘Where Independence Begins’ Guides the Lighthouse for the Blind

‘Where Independence Begins’ Guides the Lighthouse for the Blind

The first rule of viewing art is almost always “do not touch.” But the mural adorning the building housing Lighthouse for the Blind is purposely designed to be explored by hand.

Michael Martin Murphey Is Having a Ball Celebrating 30 Years of His Cowboy Christmas Tour

Michael Martin Murphey Is Having a Ball Celebrating 30 Years of His Cowboy Christmas Tour

For 30 years, Michael Martin Murphey, 77, has been ringing in the holiday season with his Cowboy Christmas tour, which includes multiple stops throughout Texas and a few surrounding states.

The Biggest Hit at the American Windmill Museum Is the Smallest

The Biggest Hit at the American Windmill Museum Is the Smallest

The tagline for the American Windmill Museum in Lubbock is “Walk Among the Giants,” which is ironic considering some of the most impressive structures on display inside the 66,000-square-foot space are itty-bitty.

Joe Ely Looks Back on His 50-Year Career Ahead of Austin City Limits Hall of Fame Induction

Joe Ely Looks Back on His 50-Year Career Ahead of Austin City Limits Hall of Fame Induction

It has been quite a month for Joe Ely. The Flatlanders, the Lubbock trio he first played and recorded with in 1972, headlined the Back to the Basics Music Festival at Luckenbach in late September.

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