JORDAN NASH IS NOMINATED IN TWO CATEGORIES FOR THE YOUNG ARTIST AWARDS!
Jordan Nash has become one of our Action Magazine favorite's since he shared his story in our January/February 20211 issue. The talented young man from the UK also sat down to talk more about his incredible journey with Gabriel Silva on an episode of Just Talk With Gabe. Congratulations are in order to this amazing rising star as he has been nominated in not one but two Young Artist Award categories: one for his role in Come Away movie as Peter Pan and the other for The Chippie where he played Junior. We are rooting for you! Congratulations again!
THE NEW GOSSIP GIRL DEBUTS JULY 8TH ON HBO MAX!
Are you as excited as were are? An entirely new generation is about to occupy the steps of the Met as they reek havoc on the Upper East Side. These Gen Z-ers better watch their step because Gossip Girl has returned to the keyboard herself.
AN OPPORTUNITY TO HELP THOSE WHO NEED IT THE MOST
Texas teen actor/model Gabriel L. Silva is proud to partner with Kids' Meals Houston to help end childhood hunger during these unprecedented and challenging times.
"As a native Houstonian, I experienced the same power and water outages as many in our city during the devastating winter storm. We were among those who experienced minimal damage where so many others are suffering tremendously. Knowing that I am my brother's keeper, I wanted to give back. I have called on some of my industry friends to help me spread the word so that together, we can reach our goal of 1,000 meals to feed children through Kids' Meals Houston. No donation is too small as it only takes $2.00 to feed those who are among the most vulnerable in our city."
Kids' Meals Houston provides meals to low-income families who are in need with preschool-aged kids. They deliver meals directly to apartments, trailers, and homes of hungry children in 43 Houston-area zip codes.
Please join my friends and I in helping to make sure that Kids' Meals Houston can continue its meaningful mission to feed kids. As a result of the storm, all perishable foods were destroyed, so we need you to help!
Click here to donate. Remember, it only takes just $2.00 to make a difference.
Update: Although the storm is over and Kids' Meals Houston has recouped their inventory, they are still in need of help. A little goes a long way! Make sure to stop by and donate to a great cause.
POETRY CORNER-(Curated by Grace Robleto)
By: Grace Robleto
a train stopped traffic, so i parked
and stared at the bluebonnets.
power lines slice the sky into something like a stained glass window
and horses hide in pastures tucked between neighborhoods and railroads.
there are no rivers here, but when it storms,
the streets overflow with dangerous waters, roaring with joy.
flowers erupt between cracks in the sidewalk.
this city was never meant to be, and yet it is.
i’m always dazed in the haze born from the union of sun and water.
children guard children and adults (but not very vigilantly,)
because the way the light reflects off a pool’s surface turns humor to mischief.
a shimmer from blacktop makes crossing the parking lot seem impossible.
the potholes seem deeper for some reason,
and i am afraid to travel because my car might overheat.
now is the time for friendship and love,
so despite the haze i try to remain amazed and awake.
beginnings smell like endings and vice versa.
the haze leaves, but the shimmer remains.
“fear the autumn storms,” my mother said, but
the neighbor girl and I lived in a fort of fallen branches
and my brothers kayaked down the street because they could.
we cannot fear the autumn storms if from them is born our fun.
if i have to be stuck with a color, i don’t mind green.
there is nearly always green underfoot and overhead, but
blinding white choked the trees four times in my lifetime,
and gave me my name. its rarity meant beauty.
the joyous expectation in the middle of the bleakest time of year
fills the streets and makes even burning gasoline smell festive.
cold and blood both smell like iron and machinery,
and ice melts fast on the blacktop.
“bridge may ice in cold weather,” read the signs that, to date,
have only been relevant once.