Category: Arts

Top 5 Fair Food Must-Haves at the South Plains Fair

The air is crisp and the leaves on the trees are slowly fluttering to the ground. Horsedrawn wagons are gathering. Farmers and ranchers are comparing produce and livestock. Their wives are hard at work, preparing dinner, while their children run and play nearby. The year is 1914 and young Lubbock, Texas is experiencing the first

Discover New Art at Texas Tech’s Public Art Collection

Texas Tech University’s campus is one of the most beautiful areas in Lubbock. Part of the beauty can be traced to the unique art pieces that add to the perfect blend of Spanish-Renaissance, modern and English-Manor architecture. Texas Tech’s Public Art Collection is an ongoing project that celebrates the talent found within each creative design.

December Happenings

Lubbock is in the holiday spirit this season with Candlelight at the Ranch, Santa Land, Ballet Lubbock’s performance of The Nutcracker, and more. Check all happenings in the “Hub City” this December.

3 Museum Must-Sees for Fall 2018

If the dropping temperatures have you puzzled on your next afternoon adventure, look no further than the Museum of Texas Tech University. With free admission, it’s home to exhibits for the whole family, even opportunities to see historic texts of the 16th century and how the color red spread across the world. Established in 1929

Talking Lubbock Music with Booga Bradshaw

Lubbock has a remarkable music history. As storied as the past may be, the future is looking bright for artists like Byron Smith aka Booga Bradshaw. Like many Lubbock musicians before him, Boog is bucking trends and forging ahead pioneering a hip hop community, and he’s excited to be doing it in Lubbock. We sat

August 2018 Happenings

  Bring out your inner superhero at Hub City Comic Con, catch a show at a legendary Lubbock venue, ride along with ArtRideLBK for a tour of public art and so much more this August! For more events and happenings in Lubbock go to visitlubbock.org/events.

Unity in Glass

I first met Lee Ware at the 2012 Lubbock Bridal Showcase. Having just moved back to Lubbock, I was one of countless photographers vying for a booking from the hundreds of brides bustling around the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center. Poking my head through the back curtain of my booth, I saw something I had never

Four Things to Do Before Back-to-School

It seems like only yesterday that we were celebrating the ringing of the final school bell and swapping pencils and backpacks for sunscreen and swimsuits. Now, with August winding down, it’s already time to start making preparations to return. But before you purchase the school supplies and start your back-to-school shopping, there are a few

Making the Most of Summer Weekends in the “Hub City”

For those of us who aren’t blessed with summers off (enjoy it while you can), weekends are when we can experience the joys of summer. Luckily for Lubbockites, the “Hub City” has an endless list of ways you can make the most of those summer weekends such as playing at an amusement park, watching a movie

Step Into Lubbock Culture

To experience Lubbock, you gotta walk the walk. Whether you hike, bike or are just an experienced “art walker,” there are plenty of ways to experience our city. Lace up your shoes, grab the family and head outside to get your steps (and a lotta culture). Texas Tech Public Art Collection (2500 Broadway) Average Steps: