Pease Park, Austin’s Historic and Most Iconic Natural Treasure

by Lisa Davis on May 20, 2019

As one the oldest parks in Texas, iconic Pease Park has been a forested oasis in Austin since 1875. Known for hosting the eclectic annual Eeyore’s Birthday Party since the 1970s, Pease Park sits on...

Kate Gilman Williams Proves Advocacy Has No Age Limit

by Lisa Davis on May 16, 2019

What happens when a 9-year-old girl meets a professional guide while on safari in South Africa? They turn intercontinental emails into a book that encourages a new generation to advocate for animals around the world!...

Texas Writers Month Revived to Celebrate 25 Years!

by Leona Barr on May 13, 2019

Texas Writers Month is back, just in time for the statewide event’s 25th anniversary. Begun in 1994 to support Texas authors and writers with book signings, readings, events and celebrations across the state, Texas Writers...

#MusicMonday: Old Time Bob Seger Bids Farewell to Austin

by Brian Maass on May 13, 2019

My first exposure to the music of Bob Seger was while driving to Manor with my Dad. When the unmistakable piano intro of “Old Time Rock & Roll” would come on the radio, we would...

Incarcerated Mothers Connect with their Children via Women’s Storybook Project

by Madison Diaz on May 9, 2019

Sixteen years ago, Judith Duling spent a pivotal 12 months researching storybook projects. That year’s worth of research around the United States inspired Duling to reach out to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, find...

A Broadway Classic Revived: “Cats” Makes a Stop in Austin

by Britni Rachal on May 2, 2019

Now featuring updated design, direction and choreography for a new generation to enjoy, one of the biggest hits of theatrical history is making a stop in Austin May 7-12. Composed by the iconic Andrew Lloyd...

5 Texas Latinas You Need To Know, 2019

by Gabi De la Rosa on May 1, 2019

In celebration of Cinco de Mayo 2019, we are shining the spotlight of five Latina women who are making things happen in the Lone Star State. Elena Flores, Owner of “Sew Bonita,” Corpus Christi What...

Texas Essentials: Sarah Stasney, Race Car Driver

by Lisa Davis on April 29, 2019

Just who is the woman wearing the unicorn helmet in the driver’s seat of the 540 horsepower McLaren GT4 race car named Sparkle Glitter Hooves? It’s Sarah Stasney, the only female race car driver in...