University of Texas at Tyler's The Fine Arts Complex is displaying a collection of vibrant art by three  graduates, Mario Munguia Jr., Veronica Vinaja and Erick Rodriguez. Showing during Hispanic Heritage Month, the works feature influences of Latin American culture.

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Roughly 60 artists are displaying their works for the 49th annual Edom Art Festival the weekend of October 9-10. Artists set up tents in the meadow behind the art studios of downtown Edom. Since 1972 the event has grown to one of the region’s largest juried art festivals and is known for the…

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The American West Exhibit on display at Longview Museum of Fine Arts from July 17 to September 25 includes more than 50 paintings and sculptures by contemporary western artists. The stunning display includes a range of styles belonging to two collectors from the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex.

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Just south of Cedar Creek Lake’s marinas, lakeside villas, and aquatic wildlife lies an upscale winery oasis known as Triple N Ranch & Winery. The 12-acre winery is home to a herd of longhorn cattle, a vineyard, and Triple N wines. It’s also part of a destination experience that offers a…

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Along the shores of Lake Cypress Springs near Winnsboro, Texas, 19-year-old singer-songwriter Alex McArtor spent much of 2020 enjoying relaxing walks by the water, campfires, and the good feelings that come with escaping to life in the country.

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Spooky movies, fall foliage and high school football define the typical October in the Piney Woods. This year the month shares the spotlight with a few creative minds in Nacogdoches who are competing for a little fame in the world of filmmaking.

The 2021 Sulphur Springs Corvette Club’s annual show — dubbed “Corvette Show and Shine” — occurs 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., September 25, at Celebration Plaza. Roughly 200 ‘Vettes are expected to line up along Main Street and pop their hoods for spectators in front of the Hopkins County Courthouse.

One of the authors of this long-awaited book, Marianne Odom, was one of my college journalism instructors. I can tell you from first-hand knowledge how thorough she is and you can bet she and Gaylon Finklea Hecker left no stone unturned as they researched information for Growing Up in the Lo…

Former County Line Magazine contributor Judy Gottesman died early this year after a five-year battle with Alzheimer’s. Her husband Jeff began the grieving process. Past the funeral and weeks of condolences from friends and family, his time grew quiet and he began thinking of ways to memorial…

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With more than 45 artists and 11 wineries the Winnsboro Art & Wine Festival takes place in the heart of the town’s Cultural Arts District November 12-13. Art mediums include jewelry, woodwork, pottery, paintings, metal art, and more. One of the artists is Joel Wright whose watercolor is …

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Tom Finley Park sits on a centrally-located island in Cedar Creek Lake (Reservoir) with beautiful views of the surrounding natural setting. The family-friendly park is maintained by the Friends of Cedar Creek Lake and offers a variety of recreational activities for all ages.

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The Russian Ballet Theatre presents their new production of Swan Lake, 7:30 p.m., March 19, 2022, at Greenville Municipal Auditorium. Pre-sale tickets are now available. Patrons will be amazed by the nuanced production of this enduring classic. 

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Cool, refreshing cucumbers are delicious ingredients for salad and dip recipes. Cucumber Salad and Tzatziki-Greek Cucumber Dip are two of my favorites. Either of these dishes are great sides for grilled or spicy foods and the dip is good with raw veggies or as a sauce for sandwiches. With sl…

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The City of Longview’s Unity & Diversity Committee is hosting a series of summer readings of inclusive children’s books as part of the organization’s mission of promoting unity, diversity, and inclusion. Videos of the readings by local leaders air live on UDC’s Facebook page July 16, 23,…

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Everyone can benefit from extra advice and ideas in the kitchen. Thanks to virtual cooking classes offered by chefs, dietitians, and other culinary connoisseurs who want to share the benefits of cooking at home, great cooking techniques and demonstrations are now widely available.

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Winnsboro Center for the Arts is presenting “Dreamscapes” June 12 to July 31. The exhibit explores the worlds we visit in our dreams while asleep and the places we aspire to be when awake. The artists’ wide range of expression stimulates the imagination, promising a fantastical journey throu…