Community invited to share Ramadan

Community invited to share Ramadan

By Kara Schectman Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA has launched a nationwide “Open Mosque” initiative during the month of Ramadan to open the doors of all its mosques across the country to the public, not only for the weekly Friday prayer services (May 17, 24 and 31) but also a special Iftar (dinner) Open Mosque event […]

Serene evenings make lake life better

Serene evenings make lake life better

White Rock Lake Weekly reader Mark Dann submitted this hauntingly beautiful photograph of sailboats resting on the lake as the sun sets. Congratulations, Mark! You just won a $25 gift card to a favorite local restaurant. Submit your original photo of the lake or its surrounding areas to editor@whiterocklakeweekly.com. You could be our next winner!

‘Positive sensitivity’ reflected in paintings

‘Positive sensitivity’ reflected in paintings

“Essence of the Human Spirit” is the latest presentation from the Fairmont Street Gallery. Artist Jeff Hukill has “a touch and an eye whose terse, bright and contemplative work echoes some of the great modern artists of the past including Joachim Patinir (1480-1524), Caspar Friedrich (1818) and Salvador Dali (1904-1989),” Alan Barnes, from the gallery, […]

Efron darkly disturbing in ‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Vile and Evil’

Efron darkly disturbing in ‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Vile and Evil’

By Chic DiCiccio True crime is so hot right now. From podcasts to documentaries, there’s an unlimited supply. This includes last year’s Netflix doc, “Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes,” which was as popular as any have been in recent memory. The creator of that documentary, Joe Berlinger, decided that four hours in […]

Johnson inspires youth into service work

Johnson inspires youth into service work

By Sameer Assanie Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, chair of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, on Saturday hosted her annual Military Service Academy Day at the DeSoto High School Collegiate Cafeteria. Conducted for each of the last 27 years, the 2019 Service Academy Day connected students from the 30th Congressional District of Texas […]

Searching for the perfect poke

Searching for the perfect poke

By Sara Newberry Poke, for me, is the perfect middle of the road option for when I’m in the mood for sushi, but either don’t have the time to sit down in a sushi restaurant, or don’t want to spend $30-$50 on a sushi meal.  I predicted about two years ago that poke would be […]

Kinder ‘masterful, relatable and relevant’

Kinder ‘masterful, relatable and relevant’

By Shelia Huffman The annual Juliette Fowler Communities Visionary Women lunch was held Friday at the Omni Hotel in downtown Dallas. The luncheon, benefiting the children, youth and older adults at Juliette Fowler Communities was attended by several members of Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) to help support Fowler’s contributions to the community. Central’s […]

DUC women bring home third regional title

DUC women bring home third regional title

By Lisa Miller Dallas United Crew (DUC) wrapped up their spring regatta season at the USRowing Central Regional Championships with three DUC boats and 23 athletes qualifying to represent Dallas and the region in the upcoming USRowing Youth National Championship next month in Sarasota, Fla. Two crews defended their regional championship titles and can claim […]