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Honoring Olivewood

Incorporated as Houston’s first African American graveyard in 1875, Olivewood Cemetery is the final resting place of roughly 4,000 Houstonians…

Wish You Were Here: Postcards from the Texas State Archives

Postcards are gloriously enticing—intended to generate fond memories with beauty, grandeur, and humor. The Texas State Library and Archives in…

45th annual Bob Wills Day

Western Swing musicians and fans will flock to Turkey on the last weekend of April for the 45th annual Bob…

1836 Chuck Wagon Race

Race announcers may belabor the phrase “hold onto your hats,” but the exhortation rings true at the 1836 Chuck Wagon…

Harp & Shamrock Society of Texas Irish Heritage Events

The Harp & Shamrock Society of Texas is quick to point out the Irish influence on early Texas, noting the…

Texas Night Sky Festival

On March 5, the Texas Night Sky Festival in Dripping Springs offers a slate of activities that explore the attributes…

Sculpted in Steel: Art Deco Auto­mobiles and Motorcycles, 1929–1940

With its emergence in the 1920s, Art Deco design inspired wide-ranging innovations that emphasized a blend of industrialism and luxury.…

Texas’ Tribute to Elvis

Elvis Presley never performed at Southfork Ranch, but the King’s dramatic flair surely influenced the fictional Ewing family and its…

Black History Month Events

Here are a few highlighted events that celebrate Black History Month.

2016 San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo

It’s time for the San Antonio Spurs to make way for cowboys, bulls, and bands as the San Antonio Stock…

The Chinese zodiac’s Year of the Monkey

February 13, 2016, the Crow Collection of Asian Art will honor the Chinese zodiac’s Year of the Monkey with its…

Third annual Ameripolitan Music Awards

Veteran Austin honky-tonker Dale Watson (above) grew so disgusted with the direction of mainstream country music that he set out…
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