Five Minutes With Rana Argenio, 10 Grove Founder

by Lisa Davis on November 12, 2019

To say luxury textiles run in Rana Argenio’s blood would be an understatement.  Her family has been in the textile industry for five generations selling luxury bed, bath and table linens to retailers and interior...

Five Minutes With DFW’s Multiple Award-Winning Singer/Songwriter Damoyee Janai

by Bob Valleau on November 12, 2019

Damoyee Janai dishes about surviving hard times and what it takes to make it in music. Your interest in music started at age two. Tell us how it all began. My parents listened to a...

Shop ‘Til You Drop for a Great Cause at Houston Ballet’s Nutcracker Market

by Lisa Davis on November 11, 2019

The signature red carpet rolls out November 14-17 at the NRG Center.  The Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market began as a church bazaar and has turned into the second-largest fundraising event support the Houston Ballet Foundation...

#MusicMonday: Invincible Tool Brings the Fear Inoculum Tour to San Antonio

by Brian Maass on November 11, 2019

There’s an old saying: Good things come to those who wait. For fans of Tool, waiting 13 long years for new music was definitely worth it.  In August, Tool not only released their new album...

Young Entrepreneurs Bring Historic Abilene Bright Future

by Abilene Convention & Visitors Bureau on November 8, 2019

Strolling the sparkly sidewalks in downtown Abilene, it’s easy to feel the youthful energy. The city’s center has experienced a renaissance in recent years. The galleries, shops, restaurants and watering holes bustle. New construction bangs...

Fur Flies at Frisbee Dogs World Cup

by Julie Tereshchuk on November 8, 2019

Where do you get three days of family-friendly, fun-filled, high-flying, exciting disc dog action? At a Unified Frisbee Organization World Championship! Under clear blue sun-filled skies and with spectators and competitors alike making adjustments for...

Embrace Adventure, Cuisine & Culture in San Antonio

by Visit San Antonio on November 8, 2019

Historic. Authentic. Friendly. Delicious! San Antonio is filled with fun things to do, inspiring places to see, and delightful new spots to eat and drink. Tucked below street level and only steps from the Alamo,...

#TXAway: Live the Rock Star Life at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel

by Jessica Serna on November 7, 2019

You don’t have to actually be a rock star to stay at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa but, by the time you leave, you might just feel like one! When you...

F1’s 2019 U.S. Grand Prix: A Bumpy Weekend at the Races

by Lisa Davis on November 7, 2019

Austin was at least 130 decibels louder over the weekend when F1’s elite automotive speedsters made their way to the 2019 U.S. Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas. The Circuit of the Americas (COTA)...

#TXBites: Three Reasons to Eat at Roka Akor Right Now

by Gabi De la Rosa on November 6, 2019

Houston, Texas has become one of the most food-centric cities in the nation. You’d be hard pressed to find a city where meals prepared by James Beard Award-winning chefs and fine dining restaurants coexist harmoniously...

Five Minutes With Chad Mathews, Lone Star Film Festival Executive Director

by Lisa Davis on November 5, 2019

The Lone Star Film Festival in Fort Worth continues growing each year. After graduating from TCU with a Bachelor of Science in Film & Television, Chad Mathews began his career working as an actor in...

Texas Essentials: Heath Riddles, CEO Pease Park Conservancy

by Lisa Davis on November 1, 2019

Heath Riddles is passionate about Austin’s green spaces and believes Pease Park represents all that makes Austin great. For more than 15 years, nonprofits have been pivotal in Riddles’ life and front and center in...

#TXBites: Spread & Co. Opens in Austin

by Britni Rachal on October 30, 2019

From homemade jams and pickles to high quality cheese, another Austin home-grown company, Spread & Co. is spreading out and opening its first brick-and-mortar restaurant. Husband and wife team Rosemary and Austin Ewald started the...

Five Minutes With Marlen Esparza, Olympic Champion Boxer

by Gabi De la Rosa on October 29, 2019

If there is a mold for a female boxer, Marlen Esparza took one look and broke it. Esparza has been blazing her own trail since falling in love with boxing at the age of 17....

New Briscoe Exhibits Add Extra Dimensions to Tales of the West

by Bebe Brown on October 18, 2019

A stunning art deco/neo-classical-style building with sculpture reliefs of William Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervantes flanking the entrance seems like an odd home for a museum that features spurs, saddles and all things American West....

Five Minutes With Karina Gonzalez, Houston Ballet’s First Latina Principal Ballerina

by Gabi De la Rosa on October 14, 2019

Carving her own path and breaking through any boundary put in front of her is just a matter of course for Karina Gonzalez. The Venezuelan native started ballet quite by accident as a young girl...

Kendra Scott launches Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute

by Britni Rachal on October 2, 2019

“The question isn’t who’s going to let me. The question is who is going to stop me.” From jewelry designing to designing a new leadership program that will ultimately change the world, Austin’s favorite jewelry...