The City of Stars


the world's richest acre

Texas Shakespeare Festival


BIKE East Texas

Month: April 2020

The Van Cliburn Auditorium, a comfortable and intimate indoor theatre located in the Anne Dean Turk Fine Arts Center, is the primary performance space for the Kilgore College Theatre Department and the Texas Shakespeare Festival. Built in 1966, the VCA contains a flexible proscenium stage and 220 seats, including a padded bench at the back […]

Built in 1931, the Texan Theater was the place to go for Westerns. Owned by the City of Kilgore, ongoing renovations aim to revitalize the historic venue.

Kilgore’s former United States Post Office, ca. 1938, a project of Kilgore Historical Preservation Foundation, spotlighting its history and renovation.

W.L. Dodson Auditorium is a premiere entertainment destination for East Texas located on the Kilgore College campus.  The auditorium seats 1,635 and annually hosts graduation ceremonies and Rangerette Revels.  Many other concerts and theatre productions are held in Dodson each year. The auditorium opened in 1952.

The Oldest Home in Kilgore, ca.1876, a Project of the Kilgore Historical Preservation Foundation.