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Several Main Street and downtown associations are hosting live music events in the coming weeks. Denison, Longview, Marshall, Mineola, and Rockwall are offering free weekly or monthly live music events.

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Longview native Matthew McConaughey narrates Deep in the Heart, a visually stunning film about Texas' unique wildlife and natural features. The film is written and directed by Ben Masters of Fin and Fur Films and premieres at 6:45 p.m., Thursday, May 12, at the EarthX Film Festival at Straus…

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County Line Magazine is proud to sponsor a new exhibit titled Student/Teacher: Works by Charles Criner & Dr. John Biggers May 15 through August 14 at Tyler Museum of Art. The show spotlights each individual’s artistic style while examining Biggers’ influence on Criner. Drawn from a varie…

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As a child in Marshall, Texas, Opal Lee loved the playful joys of an elaborate annual summer community picnic at a local park. The older relatives called it “Juneteenth,” commemorating freedom for enslaved people.

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PDNB (Photographs Do Not Bend) Gallery features two solo exhibitions celebrating new works by photographer and birder Cheryl Medow and ceramic artist Robert Milnes. The exhibit runs through July 2.

There was a cricket in my daughter’s tub,

The maple leaves settle on the cold, clear surface –

Main Street Denison is hosting a free series of live music concerts called Music on Main every Friday night at 7:30 p.m., May 27 through July 29, at Forest Park in downtown. Food and drink are available from vendors located on-site and concerts air on Facebook Live for music fans who cannot …

Art walks and other outdoor arts events are drawing people to the region’s downtowns for shopping and entertainment. Visitors enjoy meeting local artists and watching them as they create.

Greenville Family Theater performs Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins July 8 to 9 and July 15 to 16 at the Greenville Municipal Auditorium. The musical — based on books by P.L. Travers and the classic Disney film — delighted Broadway audiences at 2,500 performances.

Longview Museum of Fine Arts (LMFA) is showing the works of South Texas artist Mark Nesmith from June 4 to September 24 in an exhibit titled Transformation in the Wild World of Mark Nesmith: A Retrospective. 

Downtown Tyler Film Festival returns from June 9 to 12 in Liberty Hall at 103 East Erwin Street in historic downtown Tyler after being held virtually during the pandemic. Audience members praise the classic theater setting and the fest’s emphasis on short films. The festival shows recent fil…

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The Steve Miller Band released their 10th album Book of Dreams May 29, 1977, which topped the charts just a year after their breakout album Fly Like An Eagle in 1976. Book of Dreams peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard Top 200 charts and features the hit singles “Jungle Love,” “Threshold,” “Jet …

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Winnsboro Festival of Books 2022 takes place May 7 with activities at Winnsboro Center for the Arts (WCA) and on Market Street in downtown Winnsboro. The festival is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Garland Civic Theatre presents the heart-pumping thriller Wait Until Dark at Granville Arts Center (300 North 5th St., Garland, Texas) April 29 to May 15. The suspenseful drama centers around a blind housewife who is imperiled by a trio of men who break into her apartment.