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...

Texas Essentials: Jaylon Smith, Dallas Cowboys Linebacker

by Lisa Davis on February 27, 2020

Jaylon Smith is living the American dream.  Smith played college football for Notre Dame, where just last year during the off-season, he completed his degree after signing a five-year contract extension with America’s Team, the...

The DSO Delights and Delivers with Tchaikovsky’s “Romeo and Juliet”

by N.L. Thi-Hamrick on February 25, 2020

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra romanced the stage with their Valentines’ weekend presentation of Tchaikovsky’s "Romeo and Juliet." The sensational event celebrating love was told through a poignant sonata narrative. Former Assistant Conductor of the DSO...

#FoodieFriday: Local Yocal Elevates the Brunch Game

by Kirsten Maxwell on February 21, 2020

Known for its specialty meats and outstanding barbecue, Local Yocal BBQ and Grill has now elevated breakfast dining with their Meatlover’s Dream Brunch. Housed in a former warehouse in downtown McKinney, owner Matt Hamilton has...

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...

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...

Rat Pack Lounge: The Kings of Cool Sophistication Are Back in Town

by N.L. Thi-Hamrick on January 24, 2020

The Garland Civic Theatre rings in 2020 and its 52nd Season with the comedic, jukebox musical “The Rat Pack Lounge,” by James Hindman and Ray Roderick. The production boasts over 30 swinging tunes from legendary...

Five Minutes With J. Mack Slaughter Jr., Former Boy Band Singer Turned ER Doctor

by Bob Valleau on January 22, 2020

J. Mack Slaughter Jr. is on a mission: To bring joy to young hospital patients in the DFW-area.  The Fort Worth native, now 36, recently talked to us about his hit music career, and the...

Five Minutes With Dr. Harry Robinson Jr., African American Museum President, CEO

by Lisa Davis on January 20, 2020

As the African American Museum in Dallas celebrates its 45th anniversary, the Kinsey African American Art & History Collection is making a stop in the Lone Star State.  Since its opening, the African American Museum...