July 2017 Issue

Features

Alamo Drafthouse

Showtime at the Alamo

In a dark, uncertain time for the film industry, one man decided he’d had enough. His name is Tim League. His creation is the Alamo Drafthouse. And together, they’re on a mission to make moviegoing fun again.

Jo Carol Pierce

Bad Girls Get Old

Thirty years ago, Jo Carol Pierce turned her Lubbock upbringing into a sublime musical about sex, suicide, and Jesus. Now 72, she's ready for her third act.

Touts

Miscellany

Columns

Country Notes

The Purest Type

Pronghorn were almost perfectly fitted to the West Texas landscape. And then people started building fences.

Reporter

Final Cut

When Texas’s film incentives program comes up for renewal, politicians and movie bizzers give performances that Matthew McConaughey would envy.

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