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The road into town
The octogenarian whom many believe to be the greatest living composer pays a long-awaited visit to Texas.
After extensive taste tests, our reporter concludes that the best lamb is to be found in our own back yard.
John Hardee and Budd Johnson were two legendary Texas tenors who had their own ways of making peace with the rigors of the jazz life.
Into the Night leaves you in the dark; The Breakfast Club’s teenagers are out to lunch, Witness is a solemn eyeful.
Now young, adventuresses can do more than just read about excitement. A new computer game for girls requires them to use their wits for survival.
The Max factor of Dallas; the tacos of Paris; the tales of Urrutia; the Hemingway of Texas; the good word from Houston; the mysteries of the Hueco Tanks.