#TXVOICES: Texas Teen Actress Alexis Arnold wins Eight Awards for Family Film “If I Could Ride”

by Bob Valleau on September 22, 2022

In 2020, we interviewed Texas child actress Alexis Arnold. At that time, she was already credited with three critically acclaimed movies and had received one award from the Houston Broadcast Film Critics Association for Best...

Five Minutes With Texas’ Queen Of Country Music Bri Bagwell

by Bob Valleau on August 29, 2022

Award-winning country music singer/songwriter, Bri Bagwell, is often referred to as Texas’ Queen of Country Music. She recently won Single of the Year Award for her song, “Heroes,” as well as Best Female Vocalist from...

Five Minutes With Former Texas Resident And Country Music Legend Radney Foster

by Bob Valleau on August 18, 2022

Singer/songwriter, Radney Foster, is a country music legend. His 1990s songs, like “Nobody Wins” and “Call Me Lonesome,” catapulted him to national fame and helped him take his place among some of country music’s greats....

#TXVOICES: Drew Irwin Talks About Her Love Of Flying And How She Helps Others Fulfill Their Dreams Despite All Odds

by Bob Valleau on August 15, 2022

North Texas resident, Drew Irwin, always dreamed about flying a plane one day. She talked to us about her challenges to becoming a pilot and, eventually, becoming the first female flight simulator instructor for Dallas-based...

Five Minutes With Award-Winning Actor and Country Music Singer/Songwriter Alexander Ludwig

by Bob Valleau on August 4, 2022

Former Canadian resident, Alexander Ludwig, recently moved to Austin, TX, and will release his debut country music album, “Highway 99,” on August 26, 2022. We had a chance to briefly talk to this award-winning actor...

Five Minutes With Award-Winning Actor, Houstonian Sean Patrick Flanery

by Bob Valleau on July 28, 2022

Sean Patrick Flanery stars in his directorial debut feature film that he also wrote, “Frank & Penelope,” which was released on June 3. We caught up with him to ask about the film and his...

Five Minutes With Houston’s Popular Tween Model, Actor Natalie Mull

by Bob Valleau on July 6, 2022

Natalie Mull, 11, is a top model who helped launch Houston-based Francesca’s boutique clothing line for tweens called, “Franki for Girls.” Even though she loves to model, Natalie also enjoys being on stage and performing...

Five Minutes With YouTube DIY Icon and The History Channel’s “More Power” Co-Host, Texan April Wilkerson

by Bob Valleau on June 30, 2022

April Wilkerson, a Texas native and YouTube DIY icon with 1.48 million subscribers, recently landed a TV role as co-host of The History Channel’s new TV series “More Power” starring former “Home Improvement” celebs Tim...

#TXVoices: How Texas native Allen Gilmer went from geoscientist and CEO to international filmmaker and producer

by Bob Valleau on June 24, 2022

Producer Allen Gilmer’s journey into filmmaking began when he watched movies as a kid. “I’m the tail end of the baby boomers. Movies were a major part of our life as kids. I had the...