#TXVoices: Austinite Violet Brinson, Stella in The CW’s Hit Series, “Walker”

by Bob Valleau on February 24, 2021

This rising young Texan is nothing like her rebellious 16-year-old screen character. As a child, Violet Brinson read a lot of books and desperately wanted to be one of the characters in the story she...

Austin Author Chad Zunker’s Street-Savvy Saviors

by K. L. Romo on February 23, 2021

Attorney David Adams is anything but ordinary. He’d given up a lucrative gig at a high-powered law office to represent Austin’s homeless. Driving a beat-up Chevy pickup and living in a garage apartment is vastly...

Seismique: An Out Of This World Houston Museum

by Sarah Bradley on February 17, 2021

Located in the Village of West Oaks, a colorful new art museum is connecting the Greater Houston area to a more modern activity for all ages. In visiting Seismique, I was truly impressed and inspired...

Five Minutes With MTV’s “Are You the One?” Star

by Leean Vargas on February 16, 2021

It’s been 8 years since Austinite Amber Lee Diamond was on the hit show “Are You the One?,” where she met her “perfect match” (now husband) Ethan.  With the resurgence of the show (now streaming...

Five Minutes With Austin Music Legend Nakia

by Leean Vargas on February 15, 2021

Nakia quickly became a fan favorite on season one of NBC's “The Voice,” when he used his big grizzly voice to transform pop songs into his own unique style.  But long before Nakia was a...

11 Moving Must-Reads for Black History Month

by Leean Vargas on February 8, 2021

In honor of Black History Month, we’ve rounded up 11 moving must-reads that contribute to the national conversation of the Black Lives Matter movement and African American history.  From books about slavery and segregation to...

Five Minutes With Texas Native, Teen Actress Paris Hepburn

by Bob Valleau on February 4, 2021

Even though Paris Hepburn wants to be known for her own style of acting and merits, she cannot deny her famous lineage. As the great great granddaughter of the iconic actress Audrey Hepburn, Paris is...

Five Minutes With Flower Mound’s Rising Pop Artist, JMES

by Gracie Watt on February 1, 2021

For any music fan, especially in these times, there’s a special feeling when a new artist puts how we’re all feeling into words. Texan Caroline Baker has done just that. Baker, who performs as JMES (pronounced...