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CULTURE & LIFESTYLE

Lost – and Found

When my family moved to Texas from Michigan in the summer of 2014, I was still reeling from the loss…

Ancient Pioneers

In a grassy cattle pasture near Florence, a rounded metal-frame structure covered with sturdy white canvas stands along Buttermilk Creek,…

Performance Aplenty

Houston’s history as a theater town dates to the early years after the Texas Revolution. By 1838, even before the…

Fostering the blues

It was in Austin that Foster released her first album, Full Circle, in 1997, followed by eight more albums over…

Hispanic Heritage Month

Today kicks off the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month, a chance to celebrate the many ways Hispanic Americans, who…

Extraordinary Texans - '16

What does it take to be extraordinary? The Texans in these pages have each made their marks in vastly varied…

Quiz: Are You a True Texan?

“It’s impolite to ask a person where they are from. If they are from Texas, they will tell you. If…

Navigating the Past

The first words out of my son Byrdie’s mouth when I pick him up from school are usually, “Did you…

Handsome Hides

Ensconced at his Ranch in British Columbia, Canada, legendary leather wizard Al Stohlman was focused on his leather craft. Really…

Art Deco Achievement

Let’s say you’re among the millions of people who visit Fair Park in Dallas for the State Fair of Texas…

Live from the Hills

From a rise overlooking this Hill Country valley, the elements that create Utopiafest’s celebration of music and place come into…

Piece of My Heart

This summer marks 50 years since a 23-year-old from Port Arthur moved to San Francisco to become a pioneering female…
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