Austin-based Soul Band Tomar and the FCs Debut New Album, ‘Rise Above’

by Leean Vargas on February 17, 2020

Tomar and the FCs bring rock and soul to Texas. Tomar and the FCs, an Austin-based soul band debuted their new album “Rise Above” February 1st at the storied downtown Austin nightclub, Antone’s. The ‘Rise...

#FoodieFriday: Get on a Roll with TenTen

by Haven Lindsey on February 14, 2020

Walk in to the sleekly-styled, modern restaurant and you’ll get the sense that TenTen, the highly-anticipated Japanese eatery in downtown Austin, isn’t the only thing that has arrived. You’ll get the sense that you’ve arrived...

Five Minutes With Tammy Shaklee, the LGBTQ Matchmaker

by Lisa Davis on February 13, 2020

Valentine’s Day has historically focused on love between a man and woman, so how does a straight, married matchmaker create a successful business pairing up professional LGBTQ singles? The answer is simple---with objectivity, compassion, optimism...

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...

#FoodieFriday: Fall in Love with Punch Bowl Social

by Britni Rachal on February 7, 2020

Whether you’re taken or single, if you’re looking for something to do in Austin this Valentine’s Day, Punch Bowl Social has you covered with its newest location. The fun eatery on Congress Avenue offers ping...

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...

#TXAway: Catching More Than Z’s at Austin’s Hotel ZaZa

by Marika Flatt and Leean Vargas on January 30, 2020

Located in the heart of downtown Austin within the Warehouse District, Hotel ZaZa combines big city sophistication with authentic Hollywood style around every corner. This Hotel ZaZa property features rustic, exposed brick throughout and iconic...

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...