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Awards Include Longview’s McConaughey and Maxwell

Longview natives Matthew McConaughey and Brandon Maxwell are among the honorees of this year’s Texas Medal of the Arts Awards. The full list is announced January 10. The awards take place in Austin February 26-27.
December 25, 2018

It’s Showtime at the GMA

Set to perform on the Greenville Municipal Auditorium (GMA) stage November 11 is “My Funny Valentine” celebrating romantic stage and screen songs. Ireland’s foremost trumpeter Niall O’Sullivan and international award-winning vocalist Shona Henneberry, along with piano accompaniment, perform showbiz favorites like “Moon River,” “Stardust,” and “My Funny Valentine.”
October 24, 2018

Silent Conversations With Artist Gary Bacher

Each year one of the participating artists in the Edom Art Festival provides artwork for the festival’s poster (see on opposite page) and T-shirts. For 2018 the honor goes to Gary Bacher of New Boston, Texas.
August 28, 2018

Angelina Arts Brings Talent to Lufkin

The 2018-2019 Season for Angelina Arts Alliance includes a long list of must-see performances.
June 28, 2018

Blooms and Tubes Accompany DFW Shows

For those who don’t require a significant amount of elbow room, there are a couple of noteworthy summer music series in the DFW area.
April 22, 2018

Arts in Bloom Promises Fun For All Ages

During Arts in Bloom in McKinney April 13-15, the dowtown streets are filled with fine artists, dancers, performance artists, musicians, Texas wines, craft beers, and food vendors for this three-day celebration
February 22, 2018

Nominations Now Open for 2018 BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts

Americans for the Arts recently announced that nominations for the 2018 BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the arts in America are now open. Nominations are due by February 9.
January 19, 2018

Portraits of Jews Featured in Shreveport Exhibit

“Lost Stories, Found Images: Portraits of Jews in Wartime Amsterdam By Annemie Wolff” is on exhibition from January 8 through March 23 at the Meadows Museum of Art in Shreveport.
December 29, 2017

Agora Borealis Features Young Artists

Interesting art by young artists is on view in the art gallery Agora Borealis in Shreveport. It is similar to an antique mall, with artists’ booths in a fine old service station built in 1927 in what is now a transitional neighborhood.
October 30, 2017

Predictions Are Good for Old Omen

In recent years, a new Old Omen emerged with a distinct swampy folk-blues sound and all predictions indicate this is what the words conjure up for a growing audience now and in the future.
August 27, 2017

Making a Splash

Three contemporary Texas artists are featured in a celebration of summertime in Tyler Museum of Art’s exhibit “Making a Splash” that runs through September 17.
June 28, 2017

Two Peas in a Pod

Purple hull peas are a favorite southern dish, and musical twins Katy Lou and Penny Lea Clark, who perform onstage under the unusual name The Purple Hulls, are serving up their own acoustical version of the homegrown dish to an increasingly hungry audience.
April 24, 2017