Garden’s Sakura reflect delicate beauty

Garden’s Sakura reflect delicate beauty

A wave of delicate pink and white cherry blossoms on the Arboretum’s 150 cherry blossom trees are starting to unfold, announcing their annual arrival and ushering in springtime. The flowering Japanese cherry trees are expected to be in full bloom within the next week. In Japan, cherry blossom time is known as hanami, with parties […]

Restoration projects to benefit from run

Restoration projects to benefit from run

By Jennifer Hoesterey White Rock Lake Conservancy has partnered with the City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department to bring Celebration! White Rock, the 6th annual 5k/10k race and festival to be held on April 4 from 6-8:30 p.m. at Winfrey Point on the east side of White Rock Lake.  This will be an opportunity […]

Sinise to discuss ‘Grateful American’

Sinise to discuss ‘Grateful American’

By Katie Ballard On March 31, the George W. Bush Presidential Center will present “Grateful American: A Conversation with Gary Sinise,” part of the “Engage at the Bush Center, Presented by Highland Capital Management” series. Auditorium seating for this event is sold out, but overflow seating remains available. The event will also be livestreamed at […]

Cultural exhibition part of annual event

Cultural exhibition part of annual event

By Becky Mayad Promising an even bigger and more vibrant celebration of Indian culture and spirituality, Kalachandji’s and the Crow Museum of Asian Art of the University of Texas at Dallas will present the second annual Festival of Joy on Saturday, March 30, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at Klyde Warren Park, located at 2012 Woodall […]

Wellness center to open in unused space

Wellness center to open in unused space

By Shelia Huffman Construction is underway for a state-of the-art wellness center to open at Central Christian Church in Dallas. Renovations are taking place to turn the light-filled, upstairs space that looks out onto mature live oak trees and the one-acre dog park into a wellness center named Westside Wellness. The project is headed up […]

Go high-tech or go out

Go high-tech or go out

By Stephan Sardone Ideally, you will be receiving a tax refund or some other windfall to allow you to make some home improvements in your home entertainment room. The NCAA tournament is about to begin, Major League Baseball starts soon, and the NBA and NHL playoffs are right around the corner.  A friend of mine […]

Kipling’s poetry helps ignite artistic expressions

Kipling’s poetry helps ignite artistic expressions

By Liz Hamilton It’s not every day that students get to engage with a deep question across all of their core classes. But at St. John’s Episcopal School, it has been a common sight as sixth grade students embarked on a cross-curricular PBL (problem-based learning) to investigate the question: “How do we use the arts […]

‘Velvet Buzzsaw’s’ strength is in its cast

‘Velvet Buzzsaw’s’ strength is in its cast

By Chic DiCiccio Recently, Steven Spielberg made news with his push to make Netflix movies ineligible for Oscar consideration. Up until “Roma,” The Beard and other Academy Award voters didn’t have much to worry about as there weren’t any movies worth one vote. But with films due this year from previous Oscar winners like Martin […]

Moon Wok new go-to Chinese place

Moon Wok new go-to Chinese place

By Sara Newberry Good Chinese food is not all that easy to come by in our neck of the woods, and good Chinese delivery is even more of a rare thing. Recently, in a fit of near-desperation after discovering that my usual (admittedly pretty mediocre) place would no longer deliver to me, I decided to […]

Lakehill students return from a New York state of mind

Lakehill students return from a New York state of mind

By Kate Langley, ’19 Marketing Intern This past month, 27 Upper School students traveled to New York City for the winter Break.  Throughout their four days in the city, they saw five shows and attended two workshops.  The annual trip led by Tracy Herron has become an event to look forward to for performing arts […]