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...

“Matilda The Musical” Brings Girl-Power to Austin’s ZACH Theatre

by Lisa Davis on April 29, 2019

“Matilda The Musical” is an uplifting, captivating tale filled with inspiration, kindness, humor, karma and, best of all, girl-power moments. Packed with high-energy dance numbers, catchy songs and several unforgettable stars, “Matilda” is a joyous...

Upcycling, Texas Style

by Lisa Davis on April 25, 2019

Although the idea of repurposing has been around for centuries, it has never been more popular than it is today. Structures that were once considered junk, trash or obsolete are now finding their way back...

Texas Essentials — Alex Williamson, Chief Brand Officer, Bumble

by Julie Tereshchuk on April 24, 2019

Bumble has changed the way people date, find friends and the perception of meeting online—and Alexandra ‘Alex’ Williamson is at the heart of this disruption. With her unwavering passion for and belief in the Austin-based...

A Homecoming for the Ages: Huston-Tillotson Grads Get First Class Ring

by Alexis Michele Higgins on April 23, 2019

Community is the cornerstone of Austin, Texas. Yet, there’s something particularly refreshing about the culture within the African-American community in this city. As a pillar on the East side of I-35 since 1952, the historically...

Velvet Taco: Taking Taco Fusion to the Next Level

by Gabi De la Rosa on April 22, 2019

Tacos are such a mainstay of Texas culture that you can get them everywhere from the nearest taco truck at 2 a.m. or a five-star rated restaurant accompanied by a glass of champagne. Well known...