Quincy T. Mills, author of Cutting Along the Color Line: Black Barbers and Barber Shops in America, discusses the role of the black barber in the struggle for economic equality.
What does it mean to be a patron of the arts? Perhaps you have the means to support art innovation in your community, or maybe you are a producer of music or art and you work behind the scenes. Maybe your way of supporting art is just showing up. All of these are means of…
Saving Mexican free-tailed bats….how deep can taxes be cut in Texas…..why limes are becoming so expensive.
We need to sleep for a host of reasons, but what exactly is happening in our brains while we’re unconscious? We’ve only scratched the surface of understanding all that happens during sleep, but we do know that while our bodies are resting, our brains are very busy.
A conversation with singer-songwriter, sports manager, and cancer survivor Tracy Randall. He tells his story of fighting back after being diagnosed seven years ago with terminal leukemia.
Why Texas farmers are planting more and more cotton. How much does citizen input REALLY matter for city projects? And three grisly murders at Lake Waco 30 years ago continue to raise questions.
An inside look at the North American International Auto Show, aka The Detroit Auto Show, with Frank S. Washington, owner and editor of aboutthatcar.com.
Singer Nat King Cole is well known for his smooth baritone voice, but he started his career as a jazz pianist. His popularity grew through radio and eventually television as he sang a broad range of tunes, including pop music.
Man plows into crowded street at SXSW….what happens when businesses ignore SXSW…and a fungus that may save us all.
Time flies when you’re having fun, the old saying goes. But how can time – maybe the most fundamental concept of the universe – feel different under different conditions? Our brains perceive time differently in different circumstances. When we pay close attention to something, tedium can set in and it can feel like time slows…
Joann Tolbert-Yancy, founder, president and CEO of Jotoski Consulting Firm and host of the Dream Pusher radio show, discusses her career in college recruiting, business and motivational speaking.
Improvisation in jazz and Ornette Coleman could be considered synonymous. Coleman’s style on alto saxophone led to the genre called free jazz in the 1960s. He’s performed with countltess musicians for more than 60 years.
Human beings are a social species. Our natural programming requires a certain amount of social contact with other people. Shared experiences are simply a fundamental component of our needs as humans. We don’t just have a need for direct interaction and verbal communication either – there’s all sorts of nonverbal communicative actions we take in…
Business Republicans delivered a blow in Texas primaries….labor law and the army of South by Southwest volunteers….and Austin’s Mondo gallery hopes to make a big splash during SXSW.
What it means to bring your home and your place into your work, however international it may be. Why is it important to “go back to your roots”
A discussion of entrepreneurship and small business development with Sheila Brooks, Emmy Award-winning journalist, entrepreneur and minority and women’s advocate.
Songwriter, pianist, singer and arranger Nina Simone is as well known for her contributions to music as she is for her activism. Simone’s musical style is a fusion of pop, gospel, blues and classical music. During the civil rights era Simone leveraged her popularity to spread the message of racial equality.