Anchored by a lively square, this Hill Country haven attracts artists, musicians, and spirited shoppers.
The faces—and voices—of eighteen Texans who are living the debate over illegal immigration.
In this high-desert hub just north of Big Bend National Park, you’ll find Western artwork, Mexican handicrafts, and the unexpected snow cone.
“You have arrived at your destination,” your GPS will chirp as you approach the entrance to the Rough Creek Lodge and Resort, just outside Glen Rose, though your kids will probably point out that you’re still in the middle of nowhere. So pass through the gates and soldier on
You know that Houston is the most diverse city in Texas, yet what do you do every time you visit? You stay in the same hotel downtown, plan your typical pilgrimage to the Galleria, and make reservations at the usual restaurants. This time, stay at a hip Montrose B&B
In Port Aransas, idleness is next to godliness for those on vacation. In this unpretentious village on the northern tip of Mustang Island your most exacting task—picking out the perfect spot on the beach—will also be the most rewarding. Who cares if the sand isn’t pristine (this is Texas,
When it comes to choosing a getaway, the Hill Country doesn’t have to campaign hard for our affections. Its lush expanses of bounding green hills and serpentine rivers stretch over some 25 of the most idyllic counties in the state. And those picturesque towns that cling proudly to their
Snap up vintage finds, fancy footwear, and sweet treats as you stroll around this tree-lined square.
Narrow your focus to these two blocks of the city’s famed shopping stretch.
On (and off) Route 66, Amarillo.
Donny Edwards on impersonating Elvis.
Veer off I-35 to explore this lively stretch of boutiques, bistros, and gift shops galore.
Ginger Reeder on gift giving.
Handmade crafts, homey cafes, and cowboy couture make this Hill Country hamlet a browser’s paradise.
If you really want to scare your boots off this Halloween, take a look at these eight places, which our bloodcurdling, hair-raising, nerve-racking research has determined to be the state’s spookiest.
Downtown San Angelo.
Eat and antique your way along the brick-paved streets of this charming East Texas town.
John Wells on living off the grid.
Location: Wildcatter Ranch, GrahamWhat You’ll Need: Nothing at allThe wildcatter ranch resort and spa isn’t exactly a hard-core dude ranch, but that’s how I sold it to my dad and two brothers when we were mulling over plans for our annual family vacation. “Just think,” I told
Alameda Street, Corpus Christi.
Big Bend Open Road Race; Dallas Cup; Texas State History Museum.
A new film presents a never-before-seen look at Dominique de Menil in her curatorial element.
Ken Downing on updating your closet.
Afghan artifacts in Houston; Texas Biennial.
From a honky-tonk in Odessa to a Catholic church in Houston, there’s one night of the week when you’re guaranteed to find Texans at their snappiest.
The Houston Ballet; a Marcia Gygli King retrospective; Philip Glass.
El Paso’s Chamber Music Festival, Hallettsville’s domino championship.
The Texas Ballet Theater; Olafur Eliasson; Art Guys in Abilene.
Wyman Meinzer takes the most amazing pictures of Texas skies you’ve ever seen. Here are seven unforgettable shots from his new book.
Texas Book Festival; Latin Grammy Awards; San Antonio Opera.
Tut’s treasures; aural art; the poetry of Laurie Anderson.
NAME: Angela Kinsey | AGE: 37 | HOMETOWN: Archer City | QUALIFICATIONS: Plays uptight accountant Angela Martin on The Office / Won a Daytime Emmy for The Office: Accountants webisodes• Be prepared to be very patient. When I got to L.A., I was like, “Okay, let’s do this.” I sort
The Dallas symphony; The Color Purple; the Nasher at five.
LBJ at 100, Beachcomber’s Museum, The Black List Project.
Dallas in Austin; base ball in Buffalo Gap; gorging in Canyon Lake.
A McNay makeover; welcome to Shangri La; show us the Monet.
Art, like politics, is polarizing by nature. Although there are plenty of universally likable artists—Monet and his water lilies come to mind—the vast majority tend to elicit diametrically opposed reactions. John Alexander is one such example: You either love his stark, emotionally charged landscapes or you hate them. You
Summer vacation is right around the corner, but that doesn’t mean you should panic. We’ve rounded up 68 of our favorite things to do with your toddlers, teens, and every kid in between. Dance the hokey pokey. Rope a horse. Eat way too many hot dogs. Zip down a waterslide.
J. M. W. Turner in Dallas; Discovery Green in Houston; Fiesta in S.A.
An interview with Cliff Redd—executive director of the Long Center
The Long Center performs; FotoFest flashes; Diboll gets husk-y.
Katrina Moorhead; Teatro Dallas; Design Life Now.
Strait talk; Fort Worth takes stock; MLK in S.A.
The curator of The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston discusses the museum’s recent acquisitions, from Jasper Johns to Philip Guston.
You’re never going to believe this. Mere weeks ago, Giorgio Armani made the declaration every chic native has longed to hear: “Fashion has arrived in Dallas.” Come again? The city may be the state’s most stylish (two words: Neiman Marcus), but it’s still a distant cousin to the four
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Here comes another all-the-decibels-you-can-handle musical gathering. The Big State Festival, which spans a weekend this month (and has a moniker only a Texan could love), is aiming to do for country music what the Austin City Limits Music Festival does for rock and roll: that is, lure in thousands
Football as religion is the gospel truth here in Texas, where players are gods and fields are hallowed ground. So the organizers of this month’s Six-Man Super Saturday can be forgiven if their slogans have been a bit holier-than-thou: “Not since Moses have believers traveled so far to the