Five Minutes With Parker Twomey, Rising Country Star and Dallas Native

by Gracie Watt on August 24, 2022

Described as “an old soul who’s still in his early 20s,” Parker Twomey is a country-folk songwriter who recently released his debut album “All This Life” on July 15. Singles from the album include “I’d...

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....

Notebooks and Pencils and Masks, oh my: Tips for Heading Back to School Once Again

by ErinNicole Conti on August 17, 2022

Every fall brings butterflies to kids’ stomachs.   Back-to-School is never easy, but now that more and more schools are returning to physical classrooms, kids need to fully socialize for the first time in a...

#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...

5 Minutes with Johnnie Bernhard

by Leslie Barrett on August 10, 2022

The I-10 corridor between Houston and El Paso connects saints, demons, and victims in the new thriller, Hannah and Ariela (August 2022, TCU Press), as readers follow the underbelly of  cartels, human trafficking, and the...

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...

Bringing Back “Fetch”: Mean Girls Travels to Austin, San Antonio, and Houston

by Britni Rachal on August 3, 2022

“Don’t say you’re sorry for anything you didn’t do” and “never apologize for acting like a boss.” Not the messages you’d expect to hear at a production of traveling-Broadway’s rendition of the 2004 movie Mean...

#TXTunes: August 2022

by Gracie Watt on August 1, 2022

New releases and tours in Texas– we have some of the best of the month of August rounded up here for you in this month’s #TexasTunes.   #1 easy life  [caption id="attachment_34774" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Courtesy...

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...