Five Minutes With Award-Winning Country Music Sensation, Eli Young Band

by Bob Valleau on March 2, 2020

Although the members of Eli Young Band are now based in Nashville, they met in Denton, while attending the University of North Texas. Ahead of appearances back in Texas (Dallas, Mar 13 and the Austin...

‘Every Brilliant Thing’ at Austin’s ZACH, Reminds Us to Enjoy the Little Things in Life

by Gracie Watt on March 2, 2020

“Ice cream.” “Water fights.” “Roller coasters.” These are a few of the brilliant things that audience members are prompted to call out during this engaging performance. Update, Mar 13, 2020: In light of recommendations concerning...

Embracing Your Welsh Roots in the Heart of Texas

by Alicia Holroyd on February 27, 2020

Wales, a country that is part of the United Kingdom, is less than one third the size of Texas. If Wales were a US state, it would struggle on the Size By Square Miles leader...

A Night with Janis Joplin at Austin’s ZACH Theatre

by Britni Rachal on February 20, 2020

Exploding energy with a twist of blues and rock. The sounds of the queen of rock ‘n’ roll are gracing the stage at ZACH Theatre now through March 8. Tony-nominated Mary Bridget Davies brings the...

Lake Travis Film Festival, an Inaugural Event

by Lisa Davis on February 20, 2020

The Lake Travis community is getting a little larger as its first film festival heads to the area February 27-March 1 with festival-goers basking in lake views while enjoying some of the best new independent...

#TX Bites: Honest Mary’s Spreads its Healthy Austin Roots

by Britni Rachal on February 19, 2020

Proving its popularity after opening a first location less than three years ago, Honest Mary’s is now serving its signature fresh grain bowls at a second restaurant. The fast-casual eatery’s new Rosedale location doesn’t disappoint....

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...