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General Sam Houston Folk Festival

May marks the 30th year of music, crafts, culture, and Texas history at the General Sam Houston Folk Festival. On…

Tejano Conjunto Festival

The oldest and largest of its kind in the nation, the Tejano Conjunto Festival celebrates the style of this unique…

1836 Chuckwagon Races

Born out of a desire to keep Texas history and traditions alive, the 1836 Chuckwagon Races draws a crowd of…

Buda Wiener Dog Races

Some will tell you the Kentucky Derby is the season’s most important sporting event in the South. They are wrong.…

Houston Art Car Parade

Three decades ago, a wacky and wonderful parade first hit Houston’s streets: the Art Car Parade. At the time it…

Fiesta San Antonio

It’s like Mardi Gras if you substitute the beads and king cake with baile folklórico and mariachi music. What started…

“Adiós Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art Since 1950"

Exploring Cuba’s artistic production in the years following Fidel Castro’s revolution in 1959, “Adiós Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban…

South By Southwest Survival Guide

South by Southwest returns to Austin March 10–19, and it’s bound to be as surprising as ever. Secret John Legend…

Chihuahuan Desert Bike Fest

Big Bend Ranch State Park and Lajitas provide some great mountain-biking opportunities, including the park’s Fresno-Sauceda Loop, which was designated…

Charro Days Fiesta

Eighty years ago during the latter years of the Great Depression, Brownsville business leaders—wanting to alleviate the gloomy atmosphere—planned a…

Dallas Blooms

Each year Mother Nature sheds winter and puts on a colorful spring season opener with Dallas Blooms. The largest floral…

Rodeo Austin

Sorry, Dallas Cowboys football fans: real Cowboys represent the official sport of Texas, and you can find them year-round at…
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