Robyn Ross

Contributing writer Robyn Ross lives in Austin.

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A Fork in the Road

by | Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 10:20 am CST
July 2016 issue culture
Art

Isn’t It Iconic?

The price tag on a new public sculpture in San Antonio renews a 20-year debate over whether a city program creates art — or just controversy.

The price tag on a new public sculpture in San Antonio renews a 20-year debate over whether a city program creates art — or just controversy. Read More

Criminal Justice

The Draw of Death Row

With “dark tourism” on the rise, Huntsville’s prison museum is thriving.

The gift shop offers shirts honoring the electric chair: "Home of Old Sparky," and the museum's visitors get a 'selectively edited' history of corrections. Read More

Art

Reinventing Texas

History takes the stage in Palo Duro Canyon

Produced annually by the Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation, "Texas" is the best-attended outdoor history drama in the nation. Though it debuted 50 years ago, its depiction of life in the Texas Panhandle represents a romanticized version of our history that, in some ways, hasn't changed. Read More

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