The Jungle Giants Make their Triumphant Return to U.S. with World Tour 2020

by Leean Vargas on February 11, 2020

Make space Texas, ‘cause Australian band The Jungle Giants is coming! Texans are in for electric performances this weekend when the visitors from down under make their triumphant return to Dallas (Club Dada, 2/15) and...

Five Minutes With Kat Edmonson, Musician, Texas Native

by Britni Rachal on February 6, 2020

A timeless voice with deep Austin roots returns to Texas this month. Jazz vocalist Kat Edmonson plays in San Antonio, Austin, Dallas and Houston just two weeks after the Feb. 7 release of her new...

Five Minutes With Amy Arnold and Jessica Stanley, Co-Founders Card My Yard

by Lisa Davis on February 5, 2020

Amy Arnold and Jessica Stanley created their successful Card My Yard business to help others create moments of surprise and to celebrate their special moments.  Arnold and Stanley, both native Texans and moms to three...

Texas Essentials: Radney Foster, Musician

by Leean Vargas on February 3, 2020

As a young bright-eyed musician straight out of Del Rio, Texas, Radney Foster quickly made a name for himself when he began his solo career in 1992.  As an American country music singer-songwriter, author and...

Tilting at the World in Houston, Alley Theatre’s Quixote Nuevo

by Julie Bonnin on January 30, 2020

In “Quixote Nuevo,” by Octavio Solis, kooky characters from an elderly man’s fever dreams dance across the stage throughout, taking the edge off the production’s underlying themes: Regret over a lost love, aging, death and...

Texas Essentials: Carly Brasseux, Author “How To Hunt Like A Girl”

by Lisa Davis on January 27, 2020

Carly Brasseux’s hunting journey began because she fell in love with a true outdoorsman. This love fueled her desire to connect more deeply with him but, during the process, she discovered herself.  [caption id="attachment_26023" align="aligncenter"...

Rat Pack Lounge: The Kings of Cool Sophistication Are Back in Town

by N.L. Thi-Hamrick on January 24, 2020

The Garland Civic Theatre rings in 2020 and its 52nd Season with the comedic, jukebox musical “The Rat Pack Lounge,” by James Hindman and Ray Roderick. The production boasts over 30 swinging tunes from legendary...

Five Minutes With J. Mack Slaughter Jr., Former Boy Band Singer Turned ER Doctor

by Bob Valleau on January 22, 2020

J. Mack Slaughter Jr. is on a mission: To bring joy to young hospital patients in the DFW-area.  The Fort Worth native, now 36, recently talked to us about his hit music career, and the...