Restrictions didn’t stop Mozart from thriving

Restrictions didn’t stop Mozart from thriving

By Christine Finnegan The Orchestra of New Spain (ONS) will present the Mozart “Solemn Vespers” and Courcelle’s Italian Mass March 30 at Zion Lutheran Church, 6121 East Lovers Lane, Dallas, 75214. Tickets are $25 and $10 (with student ID) available through ticketdfw.com or by calling 214-871-5000. “Solemn Vespers” is a hallowed choral composition written by […]

Movie on the Hill set for March 22

Movie on the Hill  set for March 22

By Josh Ault The entire community is invited to Robert T. Hill’s Movie on the Hill event that is set for March 22. It starts at 6 p.m. and will be located on the field next to the school. “The reason we have Movie on the Hill is to show off our neighborhood school,” said […]

Pen mightier than the wedge

By David Mullen Last week, golf lost a legend. And although he was not a professional player, there has never been a more influential person in the sport throughout the decades.   Dan Jenkins died, but will not be forgotten. He changed the way people watched golf and sports in general. He was a legend […]

No up, up and away

By Nancy Black What’s up (get it?) with the helium shortage? I stopped by a local party store this past week and was shocked to learn they were out of helium. What? How can a party store be out of helium? I had to found out. Turns out, helium is used for a lot more […]

Medical Foundation receives marker

Medical Foundation receives marker

TEXAS HISTORICAL COMMISSION By Breyia Grate-Capers The Texas Historical Commission (THC) recognized Southwestern Medical College as a significant part of Texas history by awarding it an Official Texas Historical Marker. The subject marker designation honors the founding of Southwestern Medical College, now known as UT Southwestern Medical Center, by Southwestern Medical Foundation in 1943, as […]

May the luck of the animals be with you

May the luck of the animals be with you

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Although St. Patrick’s Day isn’t associated with animals, the holiday celebrates the Christian missionary who allegedly banished snakes from Ireland. According to legend, St. Patrick chased the reptiles into the sea after they began attacking him while he was on a 40-day fast. However, natural historians refute this story, pointing to […]

Abbott urges Texas schools to take action

Abbott urges Texas schools to take action

UNIVERSITY BRIBERY SCANDAL By Patrick Svitek The Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott is urging Texas universities to re-evaluate their admissions processes in the wake of a federal investigation that led to bribery charges against a coach at the University of Texas at Austin. “As far as the University of Texas is concerned — but I […]

Bees can ease taxes

Bees can ease taxes

Property taxes on small acreages can now be lowered by keeping bees on the property. Texas law allows bees and bee hives to qualify for reducing property taxes similar to livestock or raising hay on plots ranging from five to 20 acres. Dennis Herbert drafted the original legislation for the current bee law that allows […]

Instrument petting zoo awaits kids

Instrument petting zoo awaits kids

Come to Klyde Warren Park on Sunday, March 17 to enjoy a free day of music and family fun provided by the DSO. Musicians of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra will perform on the stage of the Muse Family Performance Pavilion throughout the day in a variety of styles showing off the range of the city’s […]

Community celebrates new season on lake

Community celebrates new season on lake

WELCOME, SPRING! White Rock Lake Weekly reader Mark Becker took this beautiful photograph of rowers passing the sailing club. 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!