DART ready for art

DART ready for art

With one month left for K-12 students to submit entries for DART’s 2020 Student Art Contest, don’t delay or you might miss your chance to “paint the town.” Contestants can compete to earn a spot for their design on DART buses and trains, plus cash and other prizes. The contest is open to public school, […]

SMU Dream Week includes Unity Walk

SMU Dream Week includes Unity Walk

Members of the community are invited to join SMU’s annual campus Unity Walk at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s transformative leadership, global vision and enduring legacy. Dr. King spoke at SMU on March 17, 1966. “Unity Walk is our annual reminder that we must remain committed to […]

Assistant principal remembered for heart

Assistant principal remembered for heart

By Victor R. Aves During a misty rain on Friday, Jan. 10, members of the JL Long Middle School family, students, teachers, parents and administrators gathered to honor one of their own with a scheduled balloon release. The balloon release was in honor of Ms. Wilma King, who passed away on December 19. A total […]

Broadway players prepare to take a BOW

By Shari Goldstein Stern It’s time for Uptown Players’ (UP) annual hit, “Broadway our Way,” (BOW). BOW never disappoints, but it does sell out the Kalita Humphreys Theatre. B.J. Cleveland, one of Dallas’ hardest working actor, writer, director and educators, has written and directed the BOW productions for nine years. A comedic character himself, he […]

Dallas apartments must recycle; Es la ley!

Dallas apartments must recycle; Es la ley!

REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE By Kevin Richardson As of January 1, all apartment and condominium properties in the City of Dallas with 8 or more units are required to provide recycling access to residents. Under the new rules, property owners and managers are also required to educate their residents on the property’s recycling program so that […]

Start making Valentine’s plans now

Start making Valentine’s plans now

By Carrie Dyer Start Restaurant will begin offering naturally gluten-free Valentine’s Day Cakes on February 1. The miniature heart-shaped cakes will be made with dark Ghirardelli chocolate and quinoa. Start is a local, independently owned quick-service restaurant that sources many of its products from local suppliers.  It is one of the only restaurants in Dallas […]

Make art? Need money? Apply now!

By Drew Eubanks The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center just announced that applications for the second year of grants awarded by the Moody Fund for the Arts (MFA) will be accepted online beginning at noon on Monday, Feb. 17 until noon on Friday, March 13 at moodyartsfund.org.   MFA was created to provide grants to […]

‘Hunting an Internet Killer’ almost too disturbing to watch

‘Hunting an Internet Killer’ almost too disturbing to watch

By Chic DiCiccio It’s very tough to recommend that you sit down and spend three hours watching the Netflix documentary, “Don’t F**k With Cats: Hunting an Internet Killer.” It’s also tough to suggest that you skip it. It is so captivating and unbelievable that it would be considered a masterstroke for a horror/thriller novelist to […]

Tenants sought for Women’s Building

Tenants sought for Women’s Building

By Brittani Hite Fair Park First is offering local organizations and institutions the opportunity to occupy the historic Women’s Building at Fair Park. With approximately 70,000 square-feet of space this is an exciting opportunity to become a long-term resident of the campus. Consideration requires the completion of a Request for Information (RFI) where respondents will […]