North Texas has a very active and dedicated arts community. Locally we have artists, studios, and galleries tucked away in Sherman, Denison, Pottsboro, Bonham, Whitesboro, and more. The perfect tool for planning an art road trip to see the best the area has to offer is KERA-TV’s Art and Seek Web site. The site currently features the profiles of 1900 arts organizations and venues in thirty-three counties in North Texas.
Art and Seek offers a searchable calendar for arts events happening all across north Texas, an art blog, and feature stories on artists, venues, and events. KERA also hosts weekly television interviews and daily radio reports on the arts happening in the state. Visit artandseek.org to start your planning today. whether you want to stay near Texoma, or venture out into the unknown, give Art and Seek a try.
(If you enjoy Art and Seek, please note that the web-site’s founder, Donna Wilhelm, is offering KERA a matching dollar-for-dollar donation for all individual contributions up to $1000 that are made online at artandseek.org . This is only going on until the end of 2009.)
Featured Archive Story
Eustis McGurk was a meek little clerk who worked in a local bookstore. When the circus came round to Eustis’s town he decided his life was a bore.
Category: Edward Southerland
By Dan Acree
At first sight I was drawn to her shiny stainless steel outfit and fascinated by the colorful screen—blinking at me like some come hither siren, Then her voice. “Welcome to Albertson’s where check out is fast and easy.
Quilting reaches back before recorded history. Quilts were made in the shadows of the Pyramids. In America, though quilts are often associated with Colonial times, they were actually rather rare. Early American homemakers had their hands full with spinning, weaving, and sewing and had little time for quilting.
Looking for the Printed Version?You can find a complete set of Texoma Living! Magazine in the library at Austin College.
Featured Archive Story
By Mavis Anne Bryant on June 1, 2008
You’re crazy!” That was Karen’s reaction when her husband, Tom Shields, said he wanted to leave their comfortable home in far West Sherman to live in a long-abandoned fire station near Austin College. But she’d had a similar reaction in 1985, when he wanted to leave a picturesque Dallas residence and raise their kids in a small town.
By Dan Acree on August 4, 2010
A lifeguard’s work is never done. What does it take to keep your cool at the pool? TLM caught up with two local lifeguards, a rookie and an eight-year veteran, to find the ins and outs of this traditional summer job. Sara Bilyeu, the rookie, is sixteen and a Sherman High School junior. She is a member of the SHS varsity swim team.