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May
18
The true silent movie star

The true silent movie star

Monument Valley is one of the few scene stealers not found in Hollywood, but its majesty and grandeur remains a true A-lister.
3 min read
May
04
Youthful energy permeates this Kansas college town

Youthful energy permeates this Kansas college town

If the university is the heartbeat of the town, then Massachusetts Ave. is the artery that serves it. Buildings dating back more than a century are now chic restaurants, law offices and boutiques.
4 min read
May
04
Turnpike Troubadours are back. Dial up the vintage Diamonds & Gasoline.

Turnpike Troubadours are back. Dial up the vintage Diamonds & Gasoline.

JUST LAST MONTH, Oklahoma's favorite Red Dirt sons returned to the stage for the first time since 2018. A lot
1 min read
Apr
20
Whitey Morgan's 'Sonic Ranch' a blast to honky tonk's glorious past

Whitey Morgan's 'Sonic Ranch' a blast to honky tonk's glorious past

WITH HUMBLE BEGINNING'S on the stages of bars like the Machine Shop in Flint, Mich., Whitey Morgan and the 78's
1 min read
Apr
20
This Colorado town isn't on your bucket list. But it still has the funk.

This Colorado town isn't on your bucket list. But it still has the funk.

Parts of Greeley are having a renaissance, while others seemingly missed their invitation to the new boom town.
4 min read
Apr
06
Day Tripper: Crystal Cove State Park is paradise amidst the bustle

Day Tripper: Crystal Cove State Park is paradise amidst the bustle

CALIFORNIA IS FULL of well-known beach towns and home to the most-photographed thoroughfare in the world, the Pacific Coast Highway.
3 min read
Apr
06
RIP Taylor Hawkins (1972-2022)

RIP Taylor Hawkins (1972-2022)

There really are no words. Taylor loved Queen. He loved Stewart Copeland from The Police. He was the soul of
Mar
23
The whiskey-soaked tones of outlaw country's Cody Jinks

The whiskey-soaked tones of outlaw country's Cody Jinks

NOT ONLY IS Cody Jinks a prolific songwriter and producer of albums — five in a two-year span — the Forth Worth,
1 min read
Mar
23
Main St. in Yuma, Arizona, is a blend of history and modern amenities.

Searching for the 3:10 to Yuma

There’s a lot of juxtaposition in this town. It’s part historical road-trip stop, part functioning regional hub, part military town and — mostly — a relic of the western dream.
4 min read
Mar
09
Explosions in the Sky's debut changed music (and cinema)

Explosions in the Sky's debut changed music (and cinema)

Their music can be a storyteller on its own, or it can propel the emotional nuances of a scene with cinematic glory.
1 min read