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Texas: A Celebration of Music, Food, and Wine

This program celebrates the music, food, and wine of every region of Texas. The National Mall will host demonstrations, performances, and famous Texas talk about the Lone Star State's proud history and its contemporary traditions. Visitors will hear Texas blues, swing, conjunto, country and western, gospel, and Tejano (Texas Mexican) music; see demonstrations of wine making; and enjoy diverse culinary traditions--old and new--from barbecue to tamales, from chicken-fried steak to Vietnamese specialties.

Food and music have a special relationship to each other in the Lone Star State. Most Texans consider them the two most important ingredients

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