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CULTURE & LIFESTYLE

Giddyup Zydeco

About three hundred horses, saddled and raring to go, tug impatiently at their reins as the Bill Pickett Zydeco Trail…

Bellows in the Blood

Randall Jackson planted himself in the center of the dance floor and focused on the stage. The 21-year-old watched closely…

Stitching a Legacy

LaJoyce Flanagan is sitting in the Linden schoolhouse where she taught more than 50 years ago, recalling the tiny desks…

Drawn to the Scene

During Austin’s counterculture heyday, from the opening of the Vulcan Gas Company in 1967 to the closing of the Armadillo…

Hometown Roy

It’s not likely that many people stumble on Wink. the tiny Permian Basin town (population 940) is indeed “the middle…

Mystery Solved?

Billy the Kid, one of America’s most notorious gunslingers and Wild West frontier outlaws, was shot dead in New Mexico…

In the Face of History

Our recent story on archeological sites in Texas (January 2015) included some information about the Bosque Heritage Museum in Clifton…

A Comedy Carousel

Chicago has the Second City. New York has Saturday Night Live. Los Angeles has the Hollywood Improv. Closer to home…

Irregular Radiance

Francisco Vazquez de Coronado famously failed in his 16th-Century quest to find the fabled Seven Cities of Gold. But legend…

Hollywood with a Texas Heart

Ross Dinerstein is well-entrenched in the West Coast movie-making world, but there’s one thing this native Houstonian always brings to…

Grand by Design

A spotlight pierces the darkened theater as an acoustic guitarist fingerpicks the opening notes of a tune. Tonight’s star, nattily…

A conversation with Salado artist Ronnie Wells

Ronnie Wells’ reputation in the genre of wildlife sculpture and painting is unchallenged. He switched from a job as a…
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