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‘You Might Be From Texas If…’ Book of Cartoons Frames What Makes Texas…Texas

Posted on · You might be from Texas if…you put hot sauce on breakfast, lunch and dinner. You might be from Texas if…you’ve worn cowboy boots as slippers. And you might be from Texas if…you’ve eaten Whataburger twice before noon. Those are just a few entries in the new collection of cartoons by Houston Chronicle editorial cartoonist Nick […]

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Do You Have a Secret That You Feel Makes You a Bad Texan?

Posted on · Do you have a secret that you feel makes you a bad Texan? Maybe you don’t like barbecue, or don’t really care for high school football. Well, it’s time to get it off your chest, as we encourage you to share your “bad Texan” confessions. What’s a uniquely Texan thing that you just don’t do, […]

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Big Squeeze Accordion Contest Returns to Houston

Posted on · The Big Squeeze Accordion Contest is coming back to Houston. The talent showcase will be held Sunday, February 23 at Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts (MECA). Texas Folklife Executive Director Cristina Balli talks about the contest and the accordion’s Texas roots.