There is an American Dream that begins in high school. Not the one about a spouse, a house, an odd number of children. It’s the one that features an abrupt exit on graduation night, blowing out of the hometown and never looking back.
ArtWalk Longview is a free, self-guided tour of downtown business venues exhibiting and selling art. This year's dates are April 1, July 1, October 7, and December 9.
The Henderson County Performing Arts Center presents "Dearly Beloved" at 7 p.m. April 29, 30, and May 1, 6, 7 and 8 and a 2 p.m. matinee on May 2.
I often hear people say things like, “What’s so special about abstract art? It looks like a kindergartener made it.”
The Guardian of the Stars – The Journey of Anais With the Wind written by Davide Amante in 2019 recently won Best Children’s Book of the Year 2021 but captivates all ages with its literary prowess.
Winnsboro Center for the Arts (WCA) is hosting an exhibition featuring the Art in the Gallery High School Art Competition through April 10. The show features 51 artworks by 45 students of eight area schools.
The Tyler Museum of Art is showcasing the art of Lee Jamison through March of 2021 in an exhibit titled “Ode to East Texas: Paintings by Lee Jamison.”
The M.P. Baker Library of Panola College in Carthage, Texas, is hosting an exhibit of collected works by artist Mary Jean Davis beginning this week and ending Friday, February 26.
In 2013 Friends of Rains County Public Library decided to engage talented teens from local area high schools to compete in an art competition. Convincing high school art instructors to rouse their teenage students to participate and get involved in an artistic competition was not an easy tas…
While thousands of musicians and fans are usually headed off to MusicFest in Steamboat, Colorado, this time of year, it is cancelled for 2021 due to COVID.
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO) performs from The Concert Truck during the holiday season. From mid-November through mid-December, the DSO and The Concert Truck presents collaborative community concerts across the city, featuring musicians of the DSO and other arts organizations. Concert…
Keep Tyler Beautiful’s beautification program, Beauty and the Box, adds three new boxes to its growing list of wrapped traffic cabinets.
Tyler native Sarah Bray is returning to launch a new fashion brand at Olive and Home, an interior design studio at 6813 Old Jacksonville Highway in Tyler. She is launching a collection of fashions, Sarah Bray Bermuda, in October as a pop-up inside the design store.
Palestine Main Street is taking applications for the ninth annual Palestine Art Tracks Sculpture Trail in downtown Palestine.
Born October 5, 1943, Steve Miller’s career spans 60 years and includes popular singles such as “The Joker,” “Fly Like an Eagle,” “Rockin’ Me,” “Jet Liner,” “Jungle Love,” “Take the Money and Run,” and “Abracadabra.”
In 1913, Lewis Hine traveled through northeast Texas for the National Child Labor Committee. He documented scores of children in the region picking cotton for long hours in harsh conditions. Some were as young as five years old.
When Darrin Morris Band released “Country to the Bone” to Texas country radio this summer, the guys hoped fans would embrace the song’s theme which promoted a country way of living and a love for the USA. The song has resonated with both fans and radio stations. This week it sits strong in t…
The University of Texas at Tyler announced today that it is seeking participants for the Born to Read program, which promotes early childhood literacy in East Texas.
More than 80 years ago Orson Welles and his troupe of radio actors interrupted the Columbia Broadcasting System's programming to "report" that Earth had been invaded. The broadcast was a joke but people didn't know that and were scared. Some people supposedly jumped in their cars to flee the…
Please Do Not Bend Gallery (PDNB) of Dallas features "Past and Present: Photographs by Earlie Hudnall, Jr." online through September 30 and in its gallery by appointment, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, September 15 through October 31.
Gallery Main Street spotlights local photographer John Deaton by showcasing his solo art exhibit “Spectrum.” The exhibit opened July 11 and runs through September 8.
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