Five Minutes With Houstonian Shawn Welling, Multiple Award-Winning Director

by Bob Valleau on January 18, 2021

Shawn Welling is a former dancer/choreographer whose work has been seen on NFL/NHL Championship half-time shows, Cirque du Soleil, Broadway and MTV.  Today, this committed family man is the founder of Houston-based Welling Films, and...

Five Minutes With Skateboarding Olympian Hopeful Kendra Long of Vidor, Texas

by Bob Valleau on January 14, 2021

Kendra Long’s interest in skateboarding was more of a fluke than a planned event. Long was jealous of her younger brother receiving a skateboard, so she took it for herself. What happened after that will...

Five Minutes With Kate Thomas, San Antonio HS Sophomore, Rising International Ballet Dancer

by Bob Valleau on January 4, 2021

Recently accepted as a student by the Royal Ballet, London, 16-year-old Kate Thomas has now been selected to compete in the finals of the prestigious Prix de Lausanne, Switzerland—another career-making moment for this young Texan....

Five Minutes With Alex Frnka, Lifetime Movies TV Star and Houston Native

by Bob Valleau on December 10, 2020

Actress Alex Frnka has a unicorn of a story to tell about her first professional break. Based in California since college, Frnka has appeared in over 20 Lifetime Movies and numerous TV series (Castle, Bones,...

Five Minutes With Nickelodeon’s Newest TV Celeb, Texas Teen Star Bryce Gheisar

by Bob Valleau on November 16, 2020

Bryce Gheisar gave up his dream of becoming an Olympic gymnast and traded it for an acting career. So far, it’s paid off. And some. Gheisar is now co-starring in two Nickelodeon TV series (“The...

Five Minutes With Texan Actor Cody Linley

by Bob Valleau on November 12, 2020

Cody Linley is perhaps best known for his role as Jake Ryan (Miley Cyrus' boyfriend) on the Disney Channel's hit TV series "Hannah Montana." However, now 30, in addition to “Hannah Montana,” Linley has many...

Five Minutes With Austin’s Callie Haverda, Teen Netflix Star

by Bob Valleau on October 29, 2020

At just 13, Austin native Callie Haverda already has a long list of acting credits to her name, from national commercials with the likes of Troy Aikman to her latest movie now on Netflix. In...

Texan Couples Together in Business: Monster Mini Golf Frisco’s Brian and Holly Hernandez

by Bob Valleau on October 26, 2020

Imagine opening a business during America’s most critical health crisis since the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic. Now, meet former corporate law attorney Holly Hernandez and her husband Brian. Seeking a life change, the Frisco, Texas...

Five Minutes With Rockwall Native, Rising Country Music Triple-Threat, Erin Kinsey

by Bob Valleau on October 5, 2020

A singer, songwriter and a highly skilled instrumentalist who can play seven instruments, Erin Kinsey has collaborated with hundreds of country music singers on numerous songs. That’s a sure-fire Texas triple-threat in our book! The...