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Pro-Choice Groups Strike Back at Malicious Abortion Foe
Leader of small-town ban effort slapped with defamation suit
"...Three abortion support organizations - The Lilith Fund, the Texas Equal Access Fund, and The Afiya Center - are..."

June 11, 2020 News Post by Mary Tuma

The Pine Curtain
First-time author Dina Temple-Raston's A Death in Texas pulls the James Byrd Jr. murder out of the East Texas woods.
"...Near the end of A Death in Texas (Holt, $26), an account of the dragging death of..."

Feb. 1, 2002 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Lansdale's Revenge
For umpty-some years now Joe Lansdale has been terrorizing the book world with radically weird, unsettlingly violent, and often indefinable short stories, novellas, and novels. What happens when he veers toward the mainstream?
"...Joe Lansdale, don't you? For umpty-some years now, the East Texas native (and longtime Nacogdoches resident) has been terrorizing..."

Sept. 29, 2000 Books Feature by Mike Shea

Day Trips: I.D. Fairchild State Forest, Maydelle
Take a walk in the woods behind the pine curtain of East Texas
"...pine tree curtain that lines the back roads of East Texas...."

March 30, 2018 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Skateland is a sweet, knowing, visually spot-on evocation of early-Eighties teen life in a small East Texas town.
" for the kids who live in a backwater East Texas town and spend their weekends going in circles..."

May 20, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Cold in July
A dream lineup is one of many treats in this East Texas neo-noir based on a Joe Lansdale book.
"...Set in East Texas in 1989 (that near-past era before cell phones..."

June 6, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Naked City
Interfering with black voting rights -- it's the Lone Star way!
"...a political matter, you're a racist." Kitzman's sense of East Texas history is a bit truncated -- another hallowed..."

Jan. 16, 2004 News Feature by Michael King

Suspect in 2019 Assault of Gay Couple Arrested for Bond Violation
Frank Macias arrested in East Texas after missing court date in connection to hate crime
"...Force apprehended Macias on Dec. 4 in a small East Texas town following Macias' failure in September to appear..."

Dec. 11, 2020 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Heartland Theatre Collective’s Little Bird
The vulnerability of small things is at the heart of Nicole Oglesby’s drama of girls and ghosts in East Texas bayou country
"...playwright Nicole Oglesby. Like the avian creatures that inhabit East Texas' Piney Woods, girls like Willa, who touched the..."

June 15, 2018 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Not Clucking Around
East Texas chicken magnate Bo Pilgrim wants a state permit to build a bigger chicken slaughterhouse and waste disposal facility -- right across the creek from Sen. Bill Ratliff's in-laws' vacation home.
"...There is no doubt that East Texas chicken magnate Lonnie "Bo" Pilgrim is flying in..."

Nov. 3, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Sometimes Rumble, Sometimes Tumble
Joe Lansdale may be Texas' bloody answer to Mark Twain
"...Lansdale would become while staying ever close to his East Texas roots...."

June 26, 2009 Books Feature by Joe O'Connell

Day Trips & Beyond: November Events Roundup
Pre-holiday travel tips
"...Texas celebrates with lots of fun festivals before turning on..."

Nov. 2, 2018 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: June Events Roundup
Titanic, turtle hatchlings, and Texas beaches after Harvey
"...Titanic artifacts come to Texas while the Gulf Coast recovers from Hurricane Harvey, and..."

June 1, 2018 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

State of Wonderment
The Texas Biennial's first outside curator describes what he saw in Lone Star art
"...a survey exhibition of its own to showcase only Texas artists. Branding it the Texas Biennial, a name with..."

March 6, 2009 Arts Feature by Andrew Long

Point Austin: Supreme Confusion
The Supreme Court ratifies the Texas GOP majority with a shrug
"...thing about the Supreme Court's recent decision in the Texas re-redistricting case is that it serves as an official..."

July 7, 2006 News Column by Michael King

Behind the Curtain
The Texas Documentary Tour: Amy Grappell's 'Light From the East'
"...troupe and a Ukrainian group performing Light From the East, a play about the revolutionary theatre director Les Korbas,..."

July 8, 2005 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Audio Snapshots
America's premiere archival roots label celebrates the big 4-0.
", suburban white kids alike. There was blues from Texas, from the softer approach of Mance Lipscomb to the..."

Dec. 15, 2000 Music Feature by Mike Quinn

Austin Outlaws Prep for '09 Season
Austin's women's football team is ready to bring it
" their home opener, as well as the North Texas Rage (twice). And with 15 sacks and 425 tackles,..."

Feb. 3, 2009 Sports Post by Ashley Moreno

It Ain't the Meat, It's the Notion
Smokin' to the East, Smokin' to the West
"...discovery, Stewart deeply opinionated, and driving from Memphis to Texas to Kansas City to East St. Louis to Chicago,..."

June 14, 1996 Books Feature by Ed Ward

Those Were the Days
Earlier this spring, University of Texas Press began publishing a series of books about politics in Texas. Because the editors of the series, which is spearheaded by Don Carleton, the director of UT's Center for American History, understand that it's more interesting to read about underdogs than the ruling class, all three books in the series are about Texas liberals. Here's a brief overview of the series.
"...Earlier this spring, University of Texas Press began publishing a series of books about politics..."

April 26, 2002 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Beto's On His Way: "We've Got To Show Up, And That Means Coming to the Capitol on Sunday"
Weekend rally wraps up "Texas Drive for Democracy" tour
"...Beto O'Rourke is driving into small towns in red Texas to talk about democracy. Yesterday's stop was Center, almost..."

June 18, 2021 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

Day Trips & Beyond: November Events Roundup
Highland Games, Wurstfest, and more
"...Fall and spring are the reasons we live in Texas, so get out there and live while the weather’s..."

Nov. 2, 2017 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

You Gotta Have the Mettle
Legendary Texas doc 'Hands on a Hard Body' keeps on truckin'
"...on a Hard Body. Perkins' 20-year affiliation with the East Texas phenomenon has been largely a fluke. His story..."

April 19, 2013 Screens Feature by Leah Churner

In Search of a New Agenda
What to look for in the 80th session of the Texas Legislature
"...some semblance of a comeback in the new, 80th Texas Legislature...."

Jan. 12, 2007 News Feature

Big Fish,Small Bowl
On View: Texas Commissioner of Education Mike Moses
"...about 30 students clamoring outside his office at the Texas Education Agency (TEA), the new Commissioner of Education decided..."

Feb. 2, 1996 News Feature by Roseana Auten

Roller Derby Update[d]: 10/8/10
Texecutioners take to the tourneys
" Austin. No, they're not avoiding ACL traffic. The Texas Rollergirls' travel team the Texecutioners are in Lincoln, Neb.,..."

Oct. 9, 2010 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Get Your Goat
A homegrown literary magazine celebrates 20 years of playing Host to Texas and the world
"...high-quality international literature with friendly, irreverent energy and a Texas drawl...."

Jan. 11, 2008 Books Feature by Michael Agresta

Redistricting 2001
Putting Texas Politics on the Map

April 6, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

PBS Doc Man on Fire Recounts a Modern Martyrdom
UT filmmakers find the story behind a Texas minister who set himself on fire
"...Moore paced around a strip mall parking lot in East Texas for hours before dousing himself in gasoline, striking..."

Dec. 14, 2018 Screens Feature by Britt Hayes

Hoover's Cooking Receives TRA Honor
Hoover Alexander, Alvin Walker named Restaurateurs of the Year
"...The Texas Restaurant Association held their annual Marketplace Convention in Dallas..."

July 2, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

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