Come and Take It is a talk show about Texas, by Texans. Three friends born and raised in Texas share their views on the state’s history, culture, and just what it means to be Texan.
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From its early days as the birthplace of Texas Blues to its rebrith as a home for alternative music, Deep Ellum has always been a significant cultural touchstone for Texas. Join us as we explore the fascinating history of the “deep end of Elm” and its dramatic contemporary resurgence.
Before we begin… What’s your favorite South Texas coastal spot (featured in a movie)?
A brilliant and informative account of African-American history in Dallas on Southern Spaces.
Deep Ellum Texas—-The official website of the Deep Ellum community
The History of Deep Ellum (according to The Dallas Observer)—-A fascinating timeline of the birth of the 1980s Deep Ellum music scene.
An Oral History of the Dallas Music Scene by some of its key players, recorded by the Dallas Observer
Dallas historian Jesse James Arnold discusses Deep Ellum in the 1930s and 40s:
A 1990 short film about the early history and 1980s revival of Deep Ellum:
Local legend The Reverend Horton Heat walks through Deep Ellum, reminiscing about its history:
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