Eye on Texas


Eye on Texas: Fiesta Protesta

The Voices From Both Sides festival commemorates the 2002 closure of the border crossing between Lajitas and its Mexican sister city, Paso Lajitas.

Jennifer Boomer In May, I traveled to Lajitas to document the sixth annual Voices From Both Sides festival (also called Fiesta Protesta). The daylong event comm...Read More


Eye on Texas: Remembering Draylen Mason

Street artist Mike Johnston created this mural on a utility box in East Austin, where the teenage bombing victim was a third-generation resident.

Draylen Mason, 17, was one of two people killed by a package bomb during a string of attacks across Austin in March. The principal bassist in the Austin Youth O...Read More