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CULTURE & LIFESTYLE

Eva Ybarra, the Accordion Queen, is born to play

Not much has come easily for Eva Ybarra, except playing music. Since getting her start as a young girl in…

Historic movie theaters find new life as music venues, playhouses, more

As Hollywood blossomed in the early 20th century, movie houses became the social and entertainment hubs of both small towns…

Art for Everyone

Across Texas, eye-catching public art can be found standing along city freeways and waterways, clustered in town parks, and tucked…

Who's Dat?

Dat Nguyen holds the distinction of being the first and only Vietnamese-American to play in the National Football League. And…

Amarillo High School Art Collection gives hallway inspiration

Given the musty, mud-brown educational hallways of my youth, the last thing I expect to see when I walk into…

The National Cowboy Symposium and Celebration in Lubbock

As a Tennessee native who married a Texan, I’ve long been fascinated with the difference between the two states’ geography…

Literature Love: Autumn book fests in West Texas

Fall in West Texas may evoke images of Friday Night Lights, with whole towns rallying around their favorite football teams.…

ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons talks touring, Texas and more

You’d be hard-pressed to name a band that defines Texas rock ’n’ roll any better than ZZ Top. Over nearly…

Pigskin Palaces

True Texas football fans we are. We stand in lines, endure the swelter of early-season day games, and pay top…

San Marcos' Mermaid SPLASH is a fine-finned fest

It’s not every community that can fondly recall the good ol’ days when mermaids would swim and play in the…

5 ways to celebrate Chisholm Trail's 150th Anniversary

Ever wanted to throw a birthday party for cowboys? This is your year. But be sure to have a cake…

San Antonio's West Side murals celebrate Chicano culture

After crossing Alazan Creek via Guadalupe Street on San Antonio’s West Side, you’ll traverse a neighborhood characterized by locally run…
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