Beef Tagine with Sweet Potatoes

Beef Tagine with Sweet Potatoes

2 pounds chuck roast or boneless leg of lamb, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 onion, diced 2 teaspoons paprika 1 teaspoon turmeric  1/2 teaspoon each cayenne, ground cumin, ground ginger 1 (15-ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks  1/4 cup chopped cilantro or parsley, divided Oil, salt and […]

GAPCo birthday party set for Sept. 25

GAPCo birthday party set for Sept. 25

By Ariana Hajibashi It’s been three years since Greenville Avenue Pizza Company opened on Peavy Road in East Dallas. As the pizza joint’s second location, it was a big step for owners Sammy and Molly Mandell to expand their operation, but the reception and continued support couldn’t have been better. Now, to celebrate three years, […]

Theaters go virtual, bring stage lights to home screens

Theaters go virtual, bring stage lights to home screens

‘THE SHOW MUST GO ON’ By Shari Goldstein Stern Seven months into isolation due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, while the country remains masked, socially distant, hygienically obsessive, inconvenienced and reeling with decisions, some area theaters have met the challenge. From dark stages come virtual “live” theater with shows produced electronically and beaming right into […]

Ferrera to host ‘Texas for All’

Ferrera to host ‘Texas for All’

By Juliette Coulter Texas Women’s Foundation (TXWF) announces the keynote speaker for its 35h Annual Luncheon, America Ferrera, award-winning actress, director, producer, The New York Times best-selling author and activist. Themed “Texas for All,” this year’s event will take place virtually on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. In honor of the 35th […]

Stars’ season remains in play

Stars’ season remains in play

By David Mullen The Dallas Stars are, surprisingly, returning to the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in 20 years. It seems the 2019-20 NHL season has taken that long to play and, throughout the season, the team looked like it might take another 20 years to hoist the cup again. The Stars came […]

Thank you, Mr. Kotter!

By Nancy Black I can’t get the theme song out of my head. I haven’t seen the show in years, but I can sing you the theme song right now: Welcome back! Welcome back, welcome back, welcome back! It’s from an old ’70s TV show called, “Welcome Back, Kotter,” and was written by composer John […]

Installation complete for new show

Installation complete for new show

By Carrie Sanger The Meadows Museum, SMU, has announced September 20th as the opening date of a major exhibition exploring the art and history of the Spanish Renaissance sculptor Alonso Berruguete (c. 1488–1561), whose dramatic style—reflecting the more than ten years he spent in Italy in the early years of his career—revolutionized the arts of […]

Strauss Square focusing on local arts groups

Strauss Square focusing on local arts groups

The AT&T Performing Arts Center successfully reopened its doors Friday night with a sold-out performance in Strauss Square of an Elevator Project production of Memorias Flamencas presented by Flamenco Fever. The Elevator Project is a Center program that supports small and emerging arts groups with performance space and resources on its campus in the Dallas […]

Orchestra finds clever way to play

Orchestra finds clever way to play

The Orchestra of Spain’s (ONS) new Masked Season begins Oct. 3 with a live strings concert of music by Boccherini, Geminiani, Respighi and Albéniz in the already tested and proven safe Zion Lutheran Church. During this time of increased safety, everyone must wear masks and practice 6-foot distancing. Venues will be cleaned before events, sanitizing […]

New heroes emerge in battle against COVID-19

New heroes emerge in battle against COVID-19

FOR THE LOVE OF THE ANIMALS By Beth Leermakers Drugs. Bombs. Truffles. Bed bugs. Malaria. With their powerful sense of smell, dogs can be trained to detect all these things. And now we can add the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) to that list. Several organizations worldwide are training dogs to sniff out the COVID-19 virus.  If […]

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