#TXAway: The Best of Downtown Houston, C. Baldwin Hotel

by Gabi De la Rosa on January 23, 2020

“Well behaved women seldom make history”, a larger-than-life quote by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, is one of the first things you’ll see when you walk into the C. Baldwin Hotel, and it perfectly embodies everything the...

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...

#TXVoices: Sue Foley, Blues Musician

by Lisa Davis on January 22, 2020

“When I meet another great player, it doesn't matter whether they're black, brown, yellow, male, female, or whatever---music is about transcending all that anyhow,” says Sue Foley. The Canadian grew up mesmerized by her father’s...

Bringing 2020 Vision to The Niceties

by Julie Tereshchuk on January 20, 2020

The latest from Austin’s spunky Jarrott Productions is an explosive discussion of race, history, privilege and social justice.  Described by The Washington Post as “a barnburner of a play… about who gets to tell the...

Five Minutes With Dr. Harry Robinson Jr., African American Museum President & CEO

by Lisa Davis on January 20, 2020

As the African American Museum in Dallas celebrates its 45th anniversary, the Kinsey African American Art & History Collection is making a stop in the Lone Star State.  Since its opening, the African American Museum...

#TXVoices: Kelly Sticksel, Special Effects Expert

by Lisa Davis on January 16, 2020

Kelly Sticksel is a special effects expert and knows how to turn a live show into a spectacular, awe-inspiring event. Sticksel was on his way to becoming a banker, but life had something different in...

Running the Cap10K? How To Make Sure You Perform Your Best

by Alicia Holroyd on January 15, 2020

Whatever the distance or event you’re tackling, whether it’s the first time you’ve run competitively or you’re a seasoned racer, these tips can help you level up. The Capitol 10,000 was established in 1978 and...

#TXVoices: Robin Brown, Fashion Designer & Boutique Owner

by Lisa Davis on January 13, 2020

“My language is thread and sewing has shown me how we’re all connected,” says Robin Brown. Brown has been designing apparel most of her life but it wasn’t until 2001 that she decided to open...