June 1980 Issue




Two Roads to Calvary

On Palm Sunday Episcopalians at St. David’s in Austin rekindled their faith in the life and teachings of Jesus. At nearby Greater Mt. Zion on Easter, Baptists relived the miracles of His resurrection.

Classical Music

The Little Symphony That Could

The Texas Little Symphony’s April concert was no whistle-stop - it was Carnegie Hall. Two chamber groups, Voices of Change and Syzygy, take the Twentieth Century Limited.

Country Notes

Whose Woods Are These?

As more and more city dwellers tread on the landscape, farmers and ranchers are less inclined to forgive those who trespass against them.

Dining Out

Stir-fried and Refried

You can find the spice of your life at Uncle Tai’s in Houston; you don’t have a choice at Joe T. Garcia’s in Fort Worth - except good, reliable Tex-Mex.


Once More With Fonda

When NBC televised The Oldest Living Graduate, it broadcast the flaws of live TV drama. Theatre Three’s Second Stage Festival deserved a larger viewing audience.

Wax Works

The beat goes on in Texas music - from Christopher Cross’s pop ‘n’ roll to the ever-rich rhythm and blues of the Fabulous Thunderbirds.



Texas Monthly Reporter

Exploding the myth of the long-haul trucker; half a million Texas students get snookered; beating the IRS - maybe; praise the Lord and pass the ballot.


State Secrets

State Secrets

A controversial nuclear plant moves to Texas; Clements costs us $11 million; making census out of Houston; the Senate moves toward the center.

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