#TXReads: A Shootout with Big Pharma in Jon Land’s Latest, “Strong From the Heart”

by K. L. Romo on July 29, 2020

In this fast-paced narrative, readers race from the mysterious death of 286 citizens of a sleepy Texas border town to its tragic history from 100-years earlier, then leap to the current opioid crisis that has...

#MusicMonday: Jarrod Dickenson, Singer, Songwriter and Performer

by Lisa Davis on July 13, 2020

Known for his soulful vocals and ability to blend a variety of instruments and influences into one signature sound, Jarrod Dickenson is a Texas musician with international appeal. As a late bloomer to music, Dickenson...

Five Minutes With Disney Channel’s Bunk’d Co-Star Mallory James Mahoney, 2020 Update

by Bob Valleau on July 7, 2020

A year has passed since we last spoke with sought-after actress Mallory James Mahoney, and much has happened to this Disney favorite since then. We caught up with Mahoney recently to chat about three of...

Chartering Summer Fun for All Ages Across Texas

by Dawn Robinette on July 2, 2020

Like the rest of 2020, there’s nothing normal about this summer. Except that the usual boredom and malaise that can hit when routines are upended are at an all-time high. As our usual summer go-tos...

Five Minutes With Rising Artist Rudi Gutierrez

by Leean Vargas on June 29, 2020

With her incredible pipes and fearless nature that captured the attention of fans all over the world, Rudi Gutierrez is on the path to being the next big thing. Born with a love for music...

#MusicMonday: Jon Wolfe’s Oklahoma Roots, Texas Style

by Lisa Davis on June 22, 2020

Jon Wolfe traded in his professional weekday attire for a pair of cowboy boots, a cowboy hat and a steel-string guitar. Growing up among the mountain ranges of Oklahoma, Wolfe was born with a passion...

Five Minutes with Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo CEO, Dr. Chris Boleman

by Abimbola Farinde on June 18, 2020

With the early closure and subsequent cancellation of the 2020 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the organization seeks more than ever to continue to maintain its core mission and goals....

#TXVoices: “Harp! Who Goes There?”

by Haven Lindsey on June 15, 2020

Spider Mackenzie’s harmonica emotes the feelings that emerge from the lyrics and music of Steve Crawford. Together, the Scottish pair has introduced a version of Americana music that raises the bar for everyone. Question: What...