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Candlelight at the Ranch

Step into a “living Christmas card” in Lubbock, where the National Ranching Heritage Center’s annual Candlelight at the Ranch re-creates…

Houston Cinema Arts Festival’s CineSpace

Journey to outer space through the magic of cinema with Houston Cinema Arts Festival’s (November 12-19) new CineSpace short-film competition.…

Festival of Texas Fiddling

The fiddle’s enticing lilt, chop, and shuffle play a prominent role in a wide variety of Texas musical styles, from…

Lindheimer’s Texas

Known as the “Father of Texas Botany,” Ferdinand J. Lindheimer (1801-1879) discovered a plant collector’s paradise when he arrived to…

Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots

Abstract expressionist Jackson Pollock (1912-1956) achieved fame in the late 1940s with his distinctive “drip paintings.” At the Dallas Museum…

24th Annual San Benito Conjunto Festival

San Benito celebrates the homegrown music of South Texas on October 23-25, 2015 with the 24th Annual Conjunto Festival. Put…

Ike’s 125th Birthday

Dwight D. Eisenhower spent only the first 18 months of his childhood in Texas, but Ike’s birthplace of Denison is…

Gridiron Glory: The Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Just in time for football season, the Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin dives into the eclectic history of…

Chicanitas: Small Paintings from the Collection of Cheech Marin

As half of the stoner-comedy duo Cheech and Chong, Cheech Marin made his name lampooning bourgeois conventions. But Marin’s success…

Mark Rothko: A Retrospective

Artist Mark Rothko’s name is widely known in Houston because of Rothko Chapel, a meditative sanctuary built by local philanthropists…

Goodnight Under the Stars

Cattleman Charles Goodnight entertained many a visitor in the home he built in 1887 on the High Plains east of…

Texas State Forest Festival

  September 16–20, celebrate the heritage of the Piney Woods forest industry at the Texas State Forest Festival. The event,…
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