The Living Theatre Historic Architecture of East Texas will be presented by Preservation Longview at its first event of the year Thursday, Jan. 31 at 6 p.m. at the Longview Community Center, 500 E. Whaley Street. Bill O’Neal, the former Texas State Historian from 2012 through 2018 has written almost 50 books on historic Texas structures and Texas history. He will share his insight and passion for historic East Texas architecture and the impact of these tangible reminders of our everyday lives. Admission is $15. For information please call 903-720-1398 or 903-736-1041.