Travel & Outdoors

Let the River Run

Dec 21, 2016 By Wes Ferguson

Wes Ferguson has paddled and walked all 87 miles of one of the Hill Country’s most prized waterways. In this exclusive excerpt from The Blanco River, he uncovers a few of its natural secrets.

Bird’s-Eye View

Dec 9, 2016 By Michael Hoinski

The holiday season is the best time to scope out the majestic sandhill cranes that call Galveston their winter home.

Saving Grace

Nov 22, 2016 By Michael Hoinski

Eleven ideas for holiday fun after the turkey sandwiches are gone and Uncle Al wants to talk about politics.

Music, Love, and Baseball

Sep 22, 2016 By Michael Hoinski

The eleventh annual Trans-Pecos Festival, at El Cosmico in Marfa, brings together not just top musical acts but a community of baseball aficionados.

The Prodigal Sun

Aug 25, 2016 By Michael Hoinski

The story behind Andy Warhol’s unfinished film, commissioned for the 1968 HemisFair and now being screened at the Menil.

Hand of God
Put a Sock In It

Aug 19, 2016 By Michael Hoinski

A disturbing yet uproarious dark comedy featuring a foul-mouthed puppet ends its Broadway run bound for Houston.