The iconic structures of Texas' country music are taking center stage in a new book by Stephen Dean. Stephen is the new manager of Schroeder Hall. The book, released June 9 through Arcadia Publishing's Images of America series, is the first in a series on the state's historic dance halls. Mr. Dean will hold a book signing from noon until 4 p.m. Saturday atHastings Entertainment, 5206 N. Navarro St. in Victoria.

If you have always wanted to know more about the colorful history of Texas dancehalls, this is a great place to start. Books are available at Hastings, on Amazon and by contacting the author directly.