Art and Culture

Art and culture

Hundreds?  Thousands?  No one knows how many small and independent gospel labels there are - but they they have some of the greatest names of all time.

Events August 18 - August 24

Aug 18, 2017

Waco Walks, the Dragon Boat Festival a La La Land Shadow Cast with the Waco Civic Theater, a Murder Mystery Dinner from the Brazos Theater Group and an eclipse viewing are a few things happening this week in Waco.  

Suspenseful tale of the mysterious drowning of a popular teen and a single mother.

When an electric guitar was added, you'd think all of the Ten Commandments were  broken at once.  

Another fine novel by Colm Tóibín about a woman who suddenly loses her husband.

Noted gospel music historian Dr. Mellonee Burning said that if gospel music is to flourish for another 100 years, it's all up to the African American church choirs, especially the youth choirs.  

Mesmerizing tale of a group of citizens of Holt, Colorado, by an amazing writer.

Sam Cooke, Lou Rawls and Johnny Taylor all spent time as part of the Highway QC's.  The group is still going strong today.

Chicago and Birmingham will always be hot beds of gospel music, but gospel music has flourished across the U.S.  for decades.

Events July 21- 27

Jul 21, 2017

Cool summer Night with Art and Jazz, The Tex-Mex Comedy Tour, TriWaco Triathlon, and Independent Movie Monday are a few things happening in Waco this week.  

Delightful story of an editor at The New Yorker obsessed with punctuation and pencils.

Gospel's music's most prolific artist is, no question, the Reverend James Cleveland. 

The 8th Annual Coryell Creek Critters Barbecue Cookoff, Texas Sports Hall of Fame Book Festival, Brazos River Sharkfest Swim, Lunch with Master Gardeners and more in this edition of Act Locally Waco. 

A heartbreaking story of a young girl who escapes the terrors of her homeland.