Summer Wines to Sip On All Season Long

by Alexis Michele Higgins on May 29, 2019

This summer, travel around the world from your backyard with a palette of great wines for every palate. From California and Oregon to Argentina, France and beyond, indulge in this season’s most summery sips. Jon...

A Homecoming for the Ages: Huston-Tillotson Grads Get First Class Ring

by Alexis Michele Higgins on April 23, 2019

Community is the cornerstone of Austin, Texas. Yet, there’s something particularly refreshing about the culture within the African-American community in this city. As a pillar on the East side of I-35 since 1952, the historically...

Celebrate 10 Years of Homegrown Music Festival’s Greatest Hits

by Alexis Michele Higgins on April 3, 2019

Looking for a “greatest hits” music and arts experience? Then be in Dallas April 13 and help celebrate ten (that’s right — 10!) years of the Homegrown Music Festival. The festival began in 2009 solely...

A Look Back at Austin Fashion Week 2019

by Alexis Michele Higgins on March 29, 2019

As a city defined by the motto “Keep Austin Weird” we are bound to redefine what Austin Fashion Week means to the industry. This “Freedom City” is known for being individual from all other major...

Five Minutes With Phoebe Smith, the J.K. Rowling of Slow Literature

by Alexis Michele Higgins on March 28, 2019

How does a wilderness-loving camper become a sleep storyteller? Well, once upon a time… Phoebe Smith is a UK-based award winning travel writer, photographer, presenter and broadcaster with a love for adventure. (She’s been published...

Austin’s Filigree Theatre, Breathing Past, Present, Future in “When We Were Young & Unafraid”

by Alexis Higgins on February 21, 2019

A little more than two decades ago, women were not protected from domestic violence. Over 10 million cases of victimization were the result of intimate partner violence before 1994. Now, the Filigree Theatre, an independent...

#FilmFriday: “The Gentleman Driver” Speeds to Netflix

by Alexis Higgins on February 15, 2019

Take a ride into the lives of four business tycoons as they combat negotiations at 200 miles per hour. This exploration of man against minutes shows a side of racing that finishes at a line...