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...

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#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...

Lopsided Love Stories: “A Little Night Music”

by N.L. Thi-Hamrick on August 5, 2019

Theatre Frisco presents a story of attraction, affairs and, inevitably, sex. “A Little Night Music,” though recipient of four Tony Awards, is a lesser-known piece by the celebrated Stephen Sondheim. The decorated composer is considered...

“Bohemian Rhapsody” | A Royal Treat

by Rita Cook, President North Texas Film Critics’ Awards on November 6, 2018

Starring: Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, Joseph Mazzello, Aidan Gillen, Tom Hollander, Mike Myers I’ve loved Queen and Freddie Mercury for as long as I can remember. And I wondered how such...

The Answer Isn’t Blowing in “Wind River”

by Hunter Lanier on August 16, 2017

"Wind River" is the directorial debut of Taylor Sheridan, the writer behind "Sicario" and "Hell or High Water," two films I find nearly perfect. For a first go in the captain's seat, perhaps it was wise...

Girls Love Travel Gush About Austin:

by Samantha Strom on August 10, 2017

Giving the low-down for locals and tourists alike Girls Love Travel is a Facebook group for, you guessed it, women who love to travel. It’s one of the most engaged groups on Facebook, and is...

Shakin’ at Zach Theatre’s Epic “Million Dollar Quartet”

by Julie Tereshchuk on August 1, 2017

Wear your dancing shoes for ZACH Theatre’s latest--my toes were tapping from the get go! Austin, Texas is known the world over as the Live Music Capital of the World. So what better place for...

The Makings of a “Lady Macbeth”

by Hunter Lanier on July 31, 2017

"Lady Macbeth" doesn't take place in Scotland, but an un-romanticized Victorian England, in which charming orphans and blushing debutantes are nowhere to be found. Nor does it star a ruthless, calculating Queen, but the young Katherine (Florence...