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If These Walls Could Talk

by | Thu, Jun 23, 2016 at 8:00 CST
The pictographs of the Pecos River have lasted millennia in a tempestuous desert, surviving mostly in silence. Now an archaeologist has cracked the code — and they can begin to speak again.
July 2016 issue culture by

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

June 2016 culture essay by

David Bowie in Aztlán

Forty years ago, Chicano students in Crystal City created a Bowie-inspired rock opera.

Forty years ago, Chicano students in Crystal City created a Bowie-inspired rock opera. Teacher Gregg Barrios wonders if his kids influenced the rock genius....Read More

June 2016 Postcards, Eagle Pass, coal mine protest, Dos Republicas by

In the Name of Our Ancestors

Against the odds, indigenous activists take on an international coal mining firm.

Against the odds, indigenous activists take on an international coal mining firm near Eagle Pass, saying the state is putting profits before native peoples....Read More

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