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Applications are now open for an innovative grant opportunity known as the Young Masters Program. Texas Commission on the Arts and the the Texas Cultural Trust are investing in the future of the arts and the state's creative economy by funding youth educational programs. 

The Center for the Advancement and Study of Early Texas Art in San Angelo features the works and influence of Palestine artist Ancel Nunn in a recent video. The Great Texas Curatorial Wanderer video series is creating awareness of early Texas art and promoting its preservation and appreciation.

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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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.

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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.

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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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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Born in 1996, the blooming big screen star and Elkhart, Texas, native celebrates his 24th birthday today. Some of his recent film roles include "The Night Clerk," "X-Men: Dark Phoenix," "Ready Player One," and "Wireless."

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Jazz pianist William M. (Red) Garland was born in Dallas May 13, 1923. He learned to play clarinet as a child and alto saxophone at Booker T. Washington High School, though he did not graduate. He joined the Army in 1944 and served at Fort Huachuca, Arizona, where he learned to play piano fr…

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Celene Terry always dreamed of painting in watercolor. After retiring from a career in education, she seized the opportunity and developed advanced skills over the past 14 years while living near Cedar Creek Lake and participating in the Star Harbor Watercolor Society.

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The Texas Forest Trail invites you to take the time to share a story about East Texas with all of East Texas. The roots of those who live in East Texas run deep and strong. The area is known as the gateway to Texas. Texas heritage and culture are everywhere – from historic downtowns, restore…