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CULTURE & LIFESTYLE

True, Texas: What is it? Where is it?

What is True, Texas?  The bold-faced greeting from a gleaming water tower. The creaky, timeworn floors of a rural dance…

Speaking of Texas: Rogers Hornsby

Around the Horn: Rogers Hornsby is a baseball star for the agesBy Marty LangeThe Rajah” ruled. Sporting the second-best lifetime…

True, Texas

The September issue of Texas Highways features "True, Texas," a collective community of the imagination. Special elements in our mythical…

Postcards: Abstracts from the Americas

See related: All Access PassThe Carter spotlights the art of two continents An innovative exhibit at Fort Worth’s Amon Carter…

The National Museum of the Pacific War

Most weekends of the year, crowds flock to Fredericksburg to enjoy the Hill Country ambiance, shop along historic Main Street,…

Speaking of Texas: Forest Gumption

When the 34th Texas legislature established the Texas Forest Service in 1915, there were few guidelines in place to direct…

Speaking of Texas: Goodbye to a River Turns 50

Update: Writer John Graves died Wed., July 31, 2013 at the age of 92 at his home, "Hard Scrabble," near…

Postcards: Attwater’s Prairie-Chickens

Scientists join forces to bring these endangered birds back from the brink of extinction By Margaret Shakespeare An hour’s drive…

Field of Screens: Texas Drive-ins

Texas drive-ins still serving up movie magicBy Mary O. Parker Anticipation fills the air as movie-goers at Midland’s Big Sky…

Speaking of Texas: Institute of Texan Cultures

See related: Speaking of Texas: Revisiting a Texas TreasureGiving Voice to History“We’ve been collecting oral histories since 1970,” says Rhett…

Speaking of Texas: Revisiting a Texas Treasure

Smithsonian affiliation signals new era at Institute of Texan CulturesBy Nola McKeySince its beginning in 1968 as the Texas Exhibits…

Pageant of the Charro

Charreada celebrates hacienda ranching traditions and sustains the roots of the modern rodeoBy Julia RobinsonDating to the 16th Century, charreada…
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