#TXVoices: Showbiz Siblings, Austinites Charlotte and Tristan Riggs

by Bob Valleau on March 3, 2021

Acting is a family affair for the sister and brother pair of Charlotte Delaney Riggs and Tristan Riggs. Actors Charlotte Delaney Riggs (15), and younger brother Tristan (12), already have nearly 80 TV/film combined credits...

Five Minutes With Rock Star Principles’ Dayna Steele

by Leona Barr on March 1, 2021

In celebration of Texas Independence Day, we sat down with dynamic Houstonian and Texas Radio Hall of Famer Dayna Steele Steele is many things. Not only is she creator of the Rock Star Principles podcast,...

#TXVoices: Bastrop’s Bubba and Jeanne Clardy on Preserving an Outdoor Paradise

by Brook Benten Jimenez on February 24, 2021

If you’re like 330 million other Americans, you’ve probably found yourself a little fatigued with 11 months of pandemic pandemonium, plus winter weather, and bored with the every-weekend vacay to Puerta Backyardo. You’re not quite...

#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...

Austin Modern Home Tour Goes Virtual—Watch from Anywhere!

by Julie Tereshchuk on February 22, 2021

Home is much on our minds these days, especially given the cataclysmic weather Texans have battled with recently. Not to mention lockdowns and quarantining. Now, it’s time for some inspiration (sprinkled with a little aspiration?) ...

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...

#TXVoices: Celebrate Black History Month with Niye Aniekan-Attang, Founder of Ace Beauté

by Leean Vargas on February 19, 2021

As we celebrate Black History Month, we want to shine a light on this black-owned business and its founder- a trailblazer in the beauty brand world.  Texas native Niye Aniekan-Attang is the founder and owner...

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...

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...

Want to Be a Fly Angler?

by Beau Beasley on February 3, 2021

Norman Maclean’s excellent novella “A River Runs Through” may have popularized fly fishing. But it did little to dispel the myth that this quiet sport is essentially a gentleman’s pursuit. According to myth, bluebloods spend...