Category: Culture

Step into History at the Caviel Museum of African-American History

A charming building full of history sits at the corner of Avenue A and 17th Street. Caviel’s Pharmacy operated in Lubbock for 49 years.  As I walked inside, I could still feel the hustle and bustle alive with smiles and friendly faces. Alfred and Billie Caviel were the first African-American husband and wife to own and

Fly into Hub City Comic Con

“We got guys who jump. We got guys who swing. We got guys who climb up walls.” It takes nothing short of The Tesseract or T.A.R.D.I.S to get to San Diego or New York, but now all you need is your own two feet to get the Comic Con experience. If you haven’t already, go ahead and

Lubbock Moonlight Musicals presents “1776”

Earlier this week, we blogged about keeping the spirit of July 4th alive all summer long, but if you’re tired of burgers and hot dogs, Lubbock Moonlight Musicals can help you sing a different (but still as patriotic) tune. Fresh off the heels of their successful show, “Shrek: The Musical” their next show, “1776,” opens today and

A Guide to Arts & Culture in Lubbock

First Friday Art Trail in Lubbock, Texas

This is the birthplace of Buddy Holly and the heart of West Texas culture, where even the large public university that calls Lubbock home has an impressive collection of commissioned and public art pieces by renowned artists on display throughout campus. If you’ve never had the chance to explore Lubbock’s arts scene, now is the

What to Expect at the 18th Annual Llano Estacado Wine & Clay Festival

Save the date to experience and indulge in great art, wine, food and music at the 18th Annual Llano Estacado Wine & Clay Festival set for Saturday, June 13 and Sunday, June 14 at Llano Estacado Winery. The winery and the Llano Estacado Clay Guild, an organization of artists working in clay, glass, metal, etc., are

The Lubbock Arts Festival is Coming

The Lubbock Arts Festival continues for it’s 37th annual run next month! On Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19, the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center will host more than 150 booths showcasing the work of artists from around the nation displaying and selling original work in media such as painting, drawing, pottery, fiber, leather, jewelry, glass,

The Day the Music Came Alive

Many moons ago, Greg Wilkes was introduced to Buddy Holly’s music as a young boy growing up in Australia. And like Buddy, who shared the love of music with his brothers, Wilkes vividly remembers the day his older brother let him listen to a rock ‘n’ roll record from the good ol’ U-S of A.

School Out, Summer Learning In!

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Just because school is out for the summer doesn’t mean the kiddos have to stop learning! Lubbock offers an array of fun places for kids to expand their knowledge during the summer months. Here are just a few: Science Spectrum & OMNI Theater – This Lubbock favorite is a great family hotspot that offers unique,

Fly Away at Lubbock Moonlight Musicals

Summer months are perfect for a picnic in the park, an evening out with the family or on a date enjoying the sights and sounds of Lubbock. A perfect way to get all of this in and more is by attending the Lubbock Moonlight Musicals. Nestled in Mackenzie Park at the Wells Fargo Amphitheater, these

Free Summer Activities for the Family

West Texas summer has arrived! For most families, this means no school and more free time. Instead of feeling the “summer boredom blues,” here’s our list of activities perfect for the whole family. And the best part? They’re free! Buddy Holly Center Summer Showcase Every Thursday evening, the Buddy Holly Center’s Meadows Courtyard comes alive