At age 14, Hector Maldonado attended his first Native American powwow in Chicago. He saw tribe members dressed in regalia dancing ceremoniously, performing traditions of their ancestors. He captured the event with his father’s 35 millimeter camera and realized he found a lifelong passion.
Little did 23-year-old Alyson Gurney of Washington, DC, know that making tiny felted versions of people’s pets would gain her so much attention. She’s an internet success with 50,000 followers on Instagram and is making the TV talk show rounds. People send photos of their pets and she create…
Quilting. Layers of fabric sewn together.
By P.A. Geddie
Greenville Theatre Works is back on stage November 20-21 at the Greenville Municipal Auditorium for two nights only with a nostalgia and hay-filled experience, “The Yee Haw Jamboree.” To be part of the the socially-distanced "studio audience" guests may go to the performance in person or it …
John Randall York is well-known in Tyler for painting many iconic buildings and landmarks. The artist’s delicate, realistic watercolor scenes decorate the walls of many public buildings and businesses in the Rose City, his hometown.
Actor, singer, songwriter, comedian, and producer Jamie Foxx is starring in Soul, a new inspirational movie by Disney’s Pixar Studios, releasing in theaters November 22.
Texas Symbol Love Affair
John DeFoore is legendary in the Upper East Side of Texas. He’s a gifted guitar and songwriting teacher with former students that include Miranda Lambert, Kacey Musgraves, Michelle Shocked, and Ryan Beaver, to name a few.
J. Kirk Davis shares the story of his parents Colonel Charles W. and Joan Davis in his book, The Hero & the Beauty, honoring their selfless determination, valor, and heroism during World War II.
Island Song, a World War II novel by author Herb Marlow, is now available in Ebook and paperback formats.
The 54th Country Music Association (CMA) Awards are televised on Wednesday, November 11, on ABC network. Several Upper East Side of Texas people are nominees.
Longview native Matthew McConaughey recently released his book, Greenlights, based on a diary he kept for 35 years, including his years at Longview High School. Rather than doing a traditional memoir or advice book, McConaughey said Greenlights is based on adventures in his life.
The debate between the Beatles and the Rolling Stones has been going on ever since they first crossed paths on the charts 55 years ago. The argument at the time, and one that still persists, was that the Beatles were a pop group and the Stones were a rock band: the boys next door vs. the bad…
Artists Change the Course of Edom, Leaving Lasting Legacy
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.
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.
As the demand for jigsaw puzzles continues to surge during the pandemic, it’s nothing new to Al Souza.
American Watercolor Society presents 40 paintings selected from more than 1,100 artists worldwide at Longview Museum of Fine Arts from October 9 through November 29.
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…
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