Michael Hoinski

Stories

Waylon Jennings Loved Big Bird More Than Mitt Ever Could

The outlaw country musician, who had a close friendship with Big Bird, would probably blast Mitt Romney for his threats to stop funding PBS.

The Drop Everything List

Learning Butchery, the Dragonfly & Damselfly Workshop, "The Price Is Right Live," and Boogie, Blues & Brews . . .

The Drop Everything List

Secret Sex Lives, Texas Hold 'Em Tournament, the State Fair of Texas, and the Banned Book Bash . . .

The Drop Everything List

La Follia, Zine Fest, Love This Giant, and the Master Model Builder competition . . .

The Drop Everything List

The One O'Clock Lab Band, Cuero's Turkey Trot, Kenny Rogers, and the Scarecrow Festival . . .

Datebook

October's must-attend concerts, shows, and festivals.

Bill and Wes’s Excellent Adventure

With the announcement that Bill Murray will star in Wes Anderson's next movie, The Grand Budapest Hotel, the pair enters the upper echelon of American director-actor combos.

The Drop Everything List

Bison Celebration Days, Shawn Colvin, Schützenfest, and Bill Callahan . . .

Datebook

September’s must-attend concerts, shows, and festivals.

The Drop Everything List

Robert Rodriguez, the Fort Worth Symphony's American Festival, Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears, and the 16th Annual Grape Stomp . . .

The Drop Everything List

Aggie Football, Great Recession Orchestra, Marfa Dialogues, and Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body . . .

The Drop Everything List

Gustavo Arellano, "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs," Kolache Festival, and the Xtreme Hummingbird Xtravaganza . . .

The Drop Everything List

A conversation with Elizabeth Avellàn, a drum corps performance, cooking classes by Ellise Pierce, and the Reliant Park World Series of Dog Shows . . .

The Governor’s Mansion Renovation Has Some Preservationists Wringing Their Hands

The recent renovation to the state's most historic home left some preservationists worried that the changes to the mansion would be too significant.

The Drop Everything List

Texas Ranch Roundup, a screening of Antone's: Home of the Blues, the Tejano Music Awards, and the Texas Dance Hall Showcase . . .

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