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CULTURE & LIFESTYLE

The Fast Lane

You see yourself behind the wheel of a super sleek and beautiful exotic car that is one of the most…

Welcome to King Country

The scent of sweet acacia charts a lazy course across the South Texas coastal plains, drifting like an unmoored skiff…

Sailing On

Aboard the Tall Ship Elissa docked at Galveston’s Pier 21, two boys pause near the wide base of a towering…

Keeper of the Flame

In the 1960s at his Soho building in New York City, “minimalism” icon Donald Judd would take his phone off…

A Key to Understanding

I know a museum has triumphed when I leave a bit stunned, new realizations having just taken hold. Before my…

Ship Sharp

A long the Texas Gulf Coast, a series of decommissioned ships navigate the nation’s maritime history. In Galveston, the 1877…

Baile, Conjunto style

In these modern times, the words “music festival” make me think of Jumbotrons and multiple stages, $225 wristbands and the…

Play Ball

From a perch beyond the left-field fence, the mid-summer scene unfolds like a real-life Field of Dreams. An afternoon thunderstorm…

Birding Basics

She’s been at the helm of the Great Texas Birding Classic for 18 of its 20 years, but the passion…

The San Antonio Blues

Arguably the most monumental date in the history of recorded music in Texas was November 23, 1936, when Robert Johnson…

Pure Resolution

Okay, I admit it. I still like to play Cowboys and Indians. I’m fascinated by vintage images of frontier days…

Bespoke Buckles

For Clint Orms, belt buckles are more than just accessories. The silversmith sees them as a vestige of Western tradition—tools…
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