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More earnest family drama than action adventure, the reboot may leave old-school fans scratching their heads. But you do get to watch Jared Padalecki go two-stepping.
Plus: Luke Wilson coaches Fort Worth’s most famous orphans, another JFK assassination drama heads to TV, and McConaughey goes to the dogs.
Plus: the cult classic ‘Veronica Mars,’ Selena Gomez's new single, and a plant-based burger joint.
For a cool $8 million, it could be yours.
The San Antonio producer created a style that would endure for decades—and he helped Selena get her start.
Plus: Megan Thee Stallion’s ‘Love and Hip-Hop’ audition is eerily prophetic, Nick Jonas stars in ‘Jersey Boys,’ and Selena Gomez drops a new Spanish single.
The Austin artist has been creating distinctive, large-scale collages for years.
Plus: online classes at Austin Bat Cave, embroidery patterns from a Bryan designer, and the best Texas-themed Instagram accounts.
The city’s resourceful artists are connecting with audiences everywhere but on stage.
"We can sell. And we need to be respected."
Flaming grew up in suburbia, dreaming of his grandparents’ cattle ranch. His work is angular, almost cubist, reimagining the Western art genre.
Looking for a great read over the holidays? From fiction to memoir, cooking to comics, Texas Monthly writers recommend a few favorites.
Starring Jamie Foxx and Phylicia Rashad, and cowritten by Mike Jones, ‘Soul’ meditates on what it means to live a fulfilled life.
Ellie, who lives with autism, has struggled with the loss of routine wrought by the pandemic. But her enthusiasm has buoyed both of us.
Being hospitalized during the pandemic is lonely and dehumanizing. In live, virtual, one-on-one performances, Houston Symphony musicians give the sickest patients a few minutes of peace.
Locals are mourning the demolition of a mysterious tourist draw, art installation, and town in-joke.
Plus, Kacey Musgraves heads to Sesame Street, Jessica Simpson’s life becomes (another) TV show, and the year in McConaughey drawls to a close.
Plus: the pleasures of pickling, a feminist take on the Mexican Revolution, and a Georgetown jeweler.
Inspired by a 2017 Texas Monthly feature, the new documentary for ESPN’s ‘30 for 30’ series is as spiritual as it is political.
He helped make the city the literary powerhouse it is today.
Even during the pandemic, visitors still travel to the Rio Grande Valley to hear the musical stylings of the famous devotional group.
The venerated musician, who spent much of his life in Texas, racked up more than fifty Top 10 hits over a six-decade career.
With chatter about Texas leaving the union on the rise, two new books remind us what it was like the last time we tried to go it alone.
In the 25 years since her death, the singer’s memory has been flattened and commodified. Selena—and her fans—deserve more.
When my Austin lessons went virtual, I discovered the joy—and distraction—in thinking about unfamiliar pronunciation, irregular verbs, and past tenses in these challenging times.
Plus, a trip to the garden store and a cozy Christmas album from Austin musician Molly Burch.
Plus, Selena Gomez fans break ‘Saved by the Bell,’ Jim Parsons breaks the silence on his failed audition for ‘The Office,’ and McConaughey breaks out the clippers.
Three questions with the Houston chef, whose “gambling man” pal David Chang took a big risk to raise money for the Southern Smoke Foundation.
Every other retailer has made this holiday season’s hottest item an online exclusive during the pandemic—except the Grapevine-based chain.
Let people have some joy for once in their lives.
Are possums ugly? Not when they’re wearing tiny purple sweaters, they’re not!
Once one of Texas’s most prominent artists, Winter was known for depicting idyllic rural scenes and the good life in Dallas. But his later, more experimental work is just as interesting.
Plus, a San Marcos studio that specializes in hand-printed goods, an Austin group supporting women of color, and Richard Linklater’s new animal rescue show.
The Texas singer-songwriter and country music star on a song she’s been singing since childhood, the origins of inspired lyrics, and how Texas country songs are designed for dancing.
Expect marijuana, college football, and compromise to play central roles.
Activists have always used the Bard’s work to make social statements. Jenni Stewart's new play explores that history through a feminist lens.
George McJunkin found a prehistoric bison skeleton that upended theories about human existence in the Americas.
Plus, Selena Gomez plays a mountaineer, Jennifer Love Hewitt joins the pantheon of talking dogs, and William Jackson Harper takes the lead in a rom-com.
Thirty years after Buzz Bissinger’s bestseller chronicled the Permian Panthers’ 1988 season, these black and white photos are as compelling as ever.
Everybody knows that she was born in New York City, and thus isn’t a Texan. What this post presupposes is ... maybe she is?
"My advice for allies is to just let people know, first and foremost, that you care," says the Dallas native.
The film follows Texans who are waiting, hoping, and fighting for news of their missing sons.
‘The State of Texas vs. Melissa’ creates empathy for Lucio, but the film lacks a clear and balanced exposition of the deeply troubling facts of the case.
The version of Texas history taught in school is often anglicized and sanitized. We examine how one textbook falls short.
The country music legend remembers hearing it on the radio in rural Kentucky and describes Willie's kindness to her grandmother backstage at the CMAs.
The Texan athlete, who famously raised his fist on the medal stand at the 1968 Olympics, is the subject of a new film premiering this week on Starz.
Plus, a psychedelic music festival, Fat Tony's new album, and a book that casts a critical eye on the true-crime genre.
In our second Being Texan video, Peter Holley explores San Antonio's botanicas, which have seen an uptick in customers amid the COVID pandemic.