Five Minutes With Asleep at the Wheel’s Ray Benson, Host of the Texas Dance Hall Tour

by Lisa Davis on June 11, 2019

What do Asleep at the Wheel's Ray Benson and punk music band the Sex Pistols have in common? Both have played at one of Texas' most historic dance halls. And now, Texans can two-step their...

A Moving Musical of Joy and Sorrow: “Bright Star”

by N.L. Thi-Hamrick on May 31, 2019

The Firehouse Theatre in Farmers Branch triumphs yet again while making history, showcasing the DFW regional premiere of the acclaimed bluegrass musical “Bright Star.” The celebrated hit made its Broadway debut in 2016, garnering several...

Five Minutes With Disney’s “Bunk’d” Co-star Mallory James Mahoney

by Bob Valleau on May 29, 2019

Her first acting role was in a Chuck E. Cheese’s commercial. Since then, Fort Worth native, Mallory James Mahoney, 14, has co-starred in several movies and is now a regular character on Disney’s popular sitcom,...

Texas Essentials: Lela Orr, Eco-Luxury Fashion Designer

by Lisa Davis on May 29, 2019

Lela Orr is a Dallas-based, environmentally friendly fashion designer and entrepreneur who is fresh off the heels of competing on Season 17 of Bravo’s Project Runway. Growing up in Dallas, Lela Orr had a fascination...

Cosplay & So Much More at Fan Expo Dallas

by Brian Maass on May 23, 2019

One of the fastest growing comic conventions in a flourishing field is Fan Expo Dallas, currently the largest comics, sci-fi, horror, anime and gaming event in Texas. Big D’s fan favorite is also the fastest...

Aroma Blooms: An Evening at the Dallas Arboretum’s Tasteful Place

by Adam Zoblotsky on May 16, 2019

So much can be said for the importance of environment. Take, for instance, the beautiful gardens of the Dallas Arboretum. A modern day refuge of flowers and plants, it is a true escape for Dallas...

Five Minutes With Sienna Hernandez, KISS Fan, Age 12

by Bob Valleau on May 15, 2019

Sienna Hernandez could not believe it when Gene Simmons, co-lead singer of the iconic band KISS, visited her home last year. Hernandez, now aged 12, has liked KISS — especially Simmons — ever since she...

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...

#FoodieFriday: Mille Lire, There’s a Story in Every Bite

by Adam Zoblotsky on May 10, 2019

Mille Lire is remarkable. It seems plausible that, in a given month, a chef during dinner service might plate thousands of  entrees and sides. That means hundreds of customers will never get to meet the...