Día de los Muertos Fiesta in Nacogdoches changes downtown location

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Because of its growth in attendance and popularity, the annual Día de los Muertos Fiesta, or Day of the Dead festival, is moving to a different downtown location this year to accommodate larger crowds. The...

SFA School of Art to assist with Boys and Girls Clubs’ summer programming

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Dr. Maggie Leysath, professor of art education at Stephen F. Austin State University, will provide art instruction for students participating in summer programs with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Deep East...

Millipede numbers appear up this year

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The current insect pest that I’ve been getting phone calls about is the greenhouse millipede. Oxidus gracilis, or the greenhouse millipede, is a common species in Texas. As all...

The Show Still Goes On! AC Visual Arts Students Display Work in Virtual Galleries

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At the end of each semester, Angelina College art students display their works inside the Angelina Center for the Arts gallery on the AC campus. The gallery typically hosts four student shows...

YouTube videos fill SFA Art Academy void

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For East Texas students who look forward to participating in the Art Academy each summer at Stephen F. Austin State University, news that the current COVID-19 pandemic had forced the academy’s cancellation...

April 29th, 1875 — Celebration inaugurates Rusk Tramway

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On this day in 1875, the townspeople of Rusk celebrated the inauguration of the Rusk Transportation Company, commonly called the Rusk Tramway. The town had been bitterly disappointed when the International Railroad...

BILLY BOB’S TEXAS & CAVENDER’S COLLABORATE FOR THE GOOD OF THE LONE STAR STATE

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Performers Announced for Virtual Benefit Concert Saturday, April 25th.Free, Donation-Based Virtual Concert Benefits Texas FFA Foundation Billy Bob’s Texas and Cavender’s have partnered together to present “You’re Still Farming...

The Business of Art: SFA student lands graphic design scholarship

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Sarah Bone listened to her father’s advice. Himself an artist, he told her to do what she loved, and to figure out a way to make a career out of it.

The show must go on! SFA play festival turns to YouTube format

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NACOGDOCHES, Texas – With artists and performance groups worldwide looking at all forms of technology to make sure the show goes on, the Stephen F. Austin State University School of Theatre will...

FRIDAY NIGHT BLUEGRASS CONCERT KICKS OFF BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL

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NACOGDOCHES, Texas -- The Texas Blueberry Festival kicks off with the Blueberry Bluegrass Concert in the Park, from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, June 12 at Festival Plaza in downtown Nacogdoches.