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Dallas Celebrates 150 Years of Deep Ellum

September 19, 2023 | By Mary Beth Gahan

A little more than a mile from where Dallas founder John Neely Bryan’s reconstructed cabin marks the first settlement of the city, Elm Street crosses under the Central Expressway and ushers in a different vibe.

On the Hunt for Mack McCormick, a Houstonian and Folklorist Who Loved Texas Blues

July 28, 2023 | By Joe Nick Patoski

The first time I saw Mack McCormick’s name, it was attached to the liner notes on the back of the first albums issued by Arhoolie Records, the storied American folk music label founded by Chris Strachwitz.

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