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With spring officially here and summer around the corner, lots of folks are making vacation (and staycation) plans.  Museums, since…
Amid the hundreds of documentaries, dramas, comedies, and experimental films available for screening during South by Southwest’s film offerings this…

Happy Independence Day!

Written by | Published February 26, 2014
On March 2, 1836, 59 delegates gathered at Washington-on-the-Brazos to sign the Texas Declaration of Independence, setting in motion a…

Hugs for Everyone

Written by | Published February 13, 2014
It’s Valentine’s Day tomorrow and maybe the pressure’s on. As Waylon Jennings himself put it so eloquently in his 1977…

Big Squeeze accordion contest kicks off

Written by | Published January 30, 2014
The Big Squeeze contest for young accordionists kicks off this weekend under a new format designed to diversify the genres…
It may seem like the 1963 assassination of President Kennedy has been dissected in every manner imaginable. But the assassination's…
As part of its 15th anniversary celebration, the Texas Forts Trail Region has launched a passport program to encourage visitors…

ACL Fest x2—Get Ready!

Written by | Published October 2, 2013
The Austin City Limits Festival kicks off the first of two weekends for the very first time on Friday, October…

Art branches out on Austin's Lady Bird Lake

Written by | Published October 1, 2013
  If you visit downtown Austin this fall, you might wonder "why is there a big, white tree hovering over…

Updated Digs for Big Texas

Written by | Published September 26, 2013
Last year’s State Fair of Texas cliffhanger was an electrical fire that damaged the iconic Big Tex. As the State…

We'll Cotton to that

Written by | Published September 18, 2013
According to weather forecasts, cooler temperatures arrive in Central Texas this weekend. While it won't be quite sweater weather, these…
Freedom Over Texas, Houston's Fourth of July celebration, includes a huge firworks show over downtown. (Photo by Richard Carson) From…
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