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The Historic Select Theater in Mineola — the oldest continuously operating theater in Texas — is 100 years old this year. It opened as a movie house in 1920, and has operated as such since then.

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Gourds, part of the squash and pumpkin family, are popular as crafts and gifts. They add a natural touch to decor and offer a range of possibilities. Some gourds become bowls, vases, or planters, while others make birdhouses or even jewelry.

Girls being fearless. Girls being silly. Girls being wild, stubborn, and proud. Girls whose faces are smeared with dirt and lit up with joy.

Exhibition curator Álvaro Santana-Acuña, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Whitman College, provides a deeper understanding of the life and creative process of Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel García Márquez in a talk held earlier this year, at the Ransom Center in Austin, Texas. This talk…

Saint Mary’s College of Notre Dame, Indiana, presents “An Evening with Tara Westover” at 4 p.m. CST Wednesday, September 16. Set in conversation with Saint Mary’s president Katie Conboy, Westover discuses her memoir, Educated, and answers some of the most asked questions about her journey.

Former President George Bush’s next book features portraits he’s painted of 43 immigrants, from Dallas Mavericks’ Dirk Nowitzki to Gilbert Tuhabonye, a legendary runner from Burundi, and golf great Annika Sorenstam.

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On September 3, 1934, celebrated blues musician Freddie King was born in Gilmer, Texas. He moved to Chicago when he was 16 and developed his guitar style under the influence of Lightnin’ Hopkins, T-Bone Walker, B.B. King (not a relative), and others.

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Palestine’s Art Tracks offers a walking or driving art tour experience that’s free, family-friendly, and gives a new pop to the town’s Main Street District every year.

More than 50 beautiful homes and other structures created by German immigrant Diedrich Rulfs have stood the test of time for more than 100 years to help define the landscape of Nacogdoches, Texas.

It’s a tradition for thousands of people each year to attend Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic and coordinators are not letting COVID-19 stop the show. They are bringing the gigantic picnic to the public virtually this year.

When it rains it pours, But you didn’t even notice, It ain’t rainin’ anymore, It’s hard to breathe when all you know is, The struggle of, Staying above, The rising water line

The “Blue Man” series is held in the TMA’s Permanent Collection and now on exhibition through August 30. Rooted in documentarian tradition, Carter’s images capture the ordinary as well as the unimaginable subjects found around East Texas that make the region unique. 

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Some might find their great grandmothers’ quilts harbor more history than they know. What was once thought of as an innocent pastime for modest women might have actually been part of a paradigm-shifting movement. Through meticulous quilting patterns and robust song performances, Pleasant Hil…

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Longview Museum of Fine Arts features an extensive permanent collection that is on display year-round. The collection includes three stunning wood sculptures by John Hillier, who recently retired from teaching art at Kilgore Community College for more than 30 years.