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Campfires, Chili con Carne, and the Words of J. Frank Dobie

"Any tale belongs to whoever can best tell it!" J.F.D.

A night of campfire cooking, booksigning and Texas authors' reading from the works of the master South Texas storyteller (Live Oak County born and raised).

Proceeds to benefit restoration of the
Dobie-West Performing Arts Theatre, George West, TX

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Biscuits O’Bryan

Biscuits O'Bryan

The Rev. Jack "Monte" Jones, aka Biscuits O'Bryan, is a third generation San Angeloan and fifth generation Texan whose great-great grandfather, Joseph Bell Chance, fought for Texas independence in the Battle of San Jacinto. He graduated from St. Stephen's Episcopal School in Austin and then attended Texas A&M University for a semester. The Corps of Cadets and comparative vertebrate anatomy convinced him he did not want to be a veterinarian, so he enlisted in the U. S. Navy.

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Lucy Fisher-West

Lucy Fisher-West

Lucy Fischer-West grew up in El Paso, daughter of a Mexican mother and a German father.  Her memoir, Child of Many Rivers: Journeys to and from the Rio Grande was published in 2005 by Texas Tech University Press; it received a Border Regional Library Association Southwest Book Award, a WILLA Literary Finalist Award from Women Writing the West, and a Violet Crown Special Citation from the Writer’s League of Texas.  Her essays have appeared in BorderSenses, Password, and four Texas Folklore Society publications: The Family Saga, Both Sides of the Border, Celebrating 100 Years of the Texas Folklore Society and Cowboys, Cops, Killers, and Ghosts

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Fran Vic



Ito Romo



Jenny Brown


Rosemary Catalacos  

Musical Performers

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About Us
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Texas State Liars Contest
Cowboy Storytellers
Ghost Stories
Storytelling in Schools
Sacred Stories
Youth Storytellers

Dobie Dichos
Community Breakfast
5K Race and 1 Mile Fun Walk
Red Wagon Parade
Live Music
Classic Car Show
Street Dance
Food & Craft Booths
Living History
Children's Area
Laser Show
Memories of Elvis
BMX Show
Catch Tank

2013 Then & Now
2012 Video Gallery
2012 Dobie Dichos Videos
2012 Picture Gallery
2011 Video Gallery
2011 Dobie Dichos Videos
2011 Picture Gallery
2010 Video Gallery
2010 Picture Gallery

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