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Monday, October 27th, 2014

‘Raisin’ Cane’ pays homage to the Harlem Renaissance

Texas State University’s Encore Performing Arts Series will host a single staging of “Raisin’ Cane: a Harlem Renaissance Odyssey,” a touring show starring actress-director Jasmine Guy and the Avery Sharpe Trio.

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Cobb swears in new Hays County Historical Commission

New and incumbent members of the Hays County Historical Commission were recently sworn to two-year terms by Hays County Judge Bert Cobb.

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Bartee Haile: Ailing artist recharges his batteries in San Antonio

— This Week in Texas History: A column by BARTEE HAILE A sick southern artist came to Texas on Nov. 27, 1873 to clear his lungs and his head. Restored in body and soul after a long...

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Local WWII documentary screening in Dripping Springs

Dripping Springs residents Travis Garnett and Bradley Davis are among the World War II veterans featured in the documentary film “Hays County in World War II,” which will be shown free of charge next Monday.

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

Hahn to offer art lessons starting this week

Popular local artist Veronique Hahn will begin offering art lessons at the Price Senior Center beginning September 1. The lessons will consist of art, history, culture and anthropology—which feature in her paintings as well as drawing and...