Austin Playhouse’s “The Book of Will”: The Men Who Saved Shakespeare

by Lisa Davis on June 20, 2019

It’s hard to imagine a world without the renowned plays, the illustrious sayings or the eloquent quotes of William Shakespeare but, at one time, this unfathomable possibility was headed towards reality had it not been...

Five Minutes With Kaena Kekoa of the Broadway Musical “Aladdin”

by Gabi De la Rosa on June 20, 2019

Houston is gearing up for another exciting Broadway musical hitting the stage this summer. Disney’s “Aladdin” opened on Broadway in 2014 and quickly established itself as one of the biggest new blockbusters in recent years,...

Palmilla Beach Golf, Where Fewer Holes Mean More Balls

by Lisa Davis on June 12, 2019

Red McCombs has been a well-respected fixture in the world of Texas business for more than 61 years. 2017 was one of the most devastating he’s seen. True to form, McCombs stepped up when Texas needed...

Five Minutes With Asleep at the Wheel’s Ray Benson, Host of the Texas Dance Hall Tour

by Lisa Davis on June 11, 2019

What do Asleep at the Wheel's Ray Benson and punk music band the Sex Pistols have in common? Both have played at one of Texas' most historic dance halls. And now, Texans can two-step their...

#MusicMonday: Hootie & the Blowfish in Texas (Finally!)

by Brian Maass on June 10, 2019

More than a decade after they last went on tour together, the members of Hootie & the Blowfish are back together. The Group Therapy Tour, featuring opener Barenaked Ladies, will make stops in Austin on...

Texas Essentials: Dave Steakley, Zach Theatre’s Beloved Artistic Director

by Lisa Davis on June 5, 2019

How do you hang on to the soul of an icon in a city that is booming beyond belief? That's the daily challenge for Dave Steakley. A native of Grandview, Texas, Steakley first came to...

Five Minutes With Grayson Berry, Entertainment Powerhouse

by Alexis Michele Higgins on June 3, 2019

Grayson Berry is an actor, writer, producer and director who channels his passion by hosting and executive producing documentaries and network shows that celebrate its fans. This University of San Diego graduate and Texas native...

A Moving Musical of Joy and Sorrow: “Bright Star”

by N.L. Thi-Hamrick on May 31, 2019

The Firehouse Theatre in Farmers Branch triumphs yet again while making history, showcasing the DFW regional premiere of the acclaimed bluegrass musical “Bright Star.” The celebrated hit made its Broadway debut in 2016, garnering several...

“The River And The Wall,” a Timely Documentary

by Lisa Davis on May 30, 2019

“The River and The Wall” takes viewers on an unforgettable journey into the one of the most controversial topics in the world today: the hotly debated US-Mexico border wall. The new documentary, "The River and...