Posts Tagged ‘texas’
Has Texas A&M Press become the Bush administration’s mouthpiece?
If you’ve picked up a catalog from Texas A&M Press lately, you’ve no doubt noticed all of the battleships and generals and wars. If you’ve caught the university’s Wackenhut-sponsored Homeland Security radio broadca...
Opposition to TXU’s coal-power plans has made for a bed full of strangers.
On July 10, TXU adopted the name “Luminant” for its power-generating and construction operations.
The debut biography of Townes Van Zandt is a portrait of a sacrifice at the altar of commerce.
If you read this debut biography of Fort Worth native Townes Van Zandt — and you need to — the author wants you to understand one thing up front: To Live’s to Fly: The Ballad of the Late, Great Townes Van Zandt is not an ...
The chorus of voices calling for reform of Taser policies is growing — and so is the list of deaths.
When Waxahachie police officers burst into Allen Nelms’ house in the early hours of April 28, they found him in his bedroom.
Hillsboro is tiny, but as a location for a museum of Texas music, the town south of Fort Worth may be ideal.
Opening an official Texas music museum isn’t easy, particularly the part about getting legislators behind you and trying to stir up incentives and funding from governmental bodies.
The Nature Conservancy of Texas is an organization that protects wildlife and wildlife habitat in our state.
It wasn’t all that long ago when the guys in Hogpig were splitting time between two stellar North Texas bands: Little Grizzly, cut from nearly the same cloth as better-known neighbors Centro-matic, and the brilliantly silly B...
In his new book, Robb Walsh dispels many popular notions of cowboy cuisine, starting with the cowboys themselves.
Cookbooks still sell pretty well, but the business has changed mightily in recent years.
Fort Worth’s print artists from the first half of the 1900s are drawing the eye of art connoisseurs.
“Woman Combing Her Hair” by the late artist Bror Utter is a gothic hoot. It shows a seated woman combing her hair, looking at a large, severed hand and a tiny foot on a table in front of her, flanked by various kinds of bir...
As Big D designs itself into a cultural mecca, Fort Worth turns back the clock.
Fact: There are more important examples of Modernist and contemporary public architecture in Fort Worth — three — than in any other Texas city, possibly the entire Southwest: the Amon Carter Museum (Philip Johnson), the Kim...