Five Minutes With Award-Winning Singer Michael W. Smith

by Marika Flatt on October 15, 2019

Gospel singer Michael W. Smith is an inspiring man---both on and off the stage.  Not only has this artist and philanthropist had over 35 No. 1 hits but Smith is also adamant about using his...

Texas Essentials: Musician Christine Albert, Swan Songs Founder 

by Lisa Davis on October 15, 2019

Swan Songs gives the gift of music to terminally ill Texans as a final farewell before transitioning. Austin-based musician Christine Albert has made a living  for more than four decades as a singer and songwriter,...

Little Shop of Horrors Plays in the Heart of Lakeway

by Lisa Davis on October 14, 2019

Little Shop of Horrors will leave audiences second guessing gardening. Surrounded by the glorious views of Lake Travis sits an intimate tiny gem tucked away in the Texas Hill Country. The gem: TexARTS’ Kam &...

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...

Steven Dietz’s “Dracula” Takes a Feminist Bite at ZACH Theatre 

by Lisa Davis on October 9, 2019

Arriving in time for the Halloween season, Steven Dietz’s “Dracula” is a 21st century spin on an old, wickedly seductive tale, playing at Austin’s ZACH Theatre. The Dracula-esque atmosphere begins in the eerily transformed lobby of...

2019 Bayou City Art Festival Brings Artistic Diversity

by Lisa Davis on October 7, 2019

Houston’s largest art festival transforms downtown streets into artistic avenues bursting with colors and culture October 12-13. As one of the top fine art festivals in the country, the 48th annual Bayou City Art Festival...

#MusicMonday: deadmau5’s Cubev3 Tour 

by Lisa Davis on October 7, 2019

DJ deadmau5 is bringing his signature dancefloor-friendly sound and dynamic visuals to life for music lovers everywhere with a one-night festival of electronic dance music. Six-time Grammy nominee deadmau5, pronounced “dead mouse,” is easily one...

Texas Teen Book Festival Welcomes All Bookworms 

by Lisa Davis on October 4, 2019

Tech-savvy Gen Z-ers will exchange social media influencers for notable young adult authors at the 11th annual Texas Teen Book Festival in Georgetown October 12. The Texas Teen Book Festival (TTBF) promotes life-long reading and...