Arts & Entertainment

Footprints in History

History is written every day. This is a change from what I usually write about, but artists are an amazing part of history. There is art all around us. The architecture, city streets, signs–there’s art in everything, which eventually turns ...

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Artist Shannon Simmons

Creating Something Beautiful That Doesn’t Exist By Jody Taylor “We live in a cool, charming town,” says artist Shannon Simmons. With the recent opening of 1910 wine bar and restaurant, located on the ground floor of the Phoenix building downtown, ...

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Wendy Colonna to Kick off Downtown @ Sundown

The series will kick off with Austin-based Wendy Colonna who is originally from Southwest Louisiana. Her most recent album, “Nectar,” invites listeners to taste the sweetness of life in stories of surrender, mortality and redemption. With her swampy-southern-soulful style, Colonna ...

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