Women conductors ready to wow crowds

Women conductors ready to wow crowds

By Suzanne Calvin The Dallas Opera announced the names of the six conductors selected to participate in the fourth annual residency of the Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas Opera taking place Oct. 28 – Nov. 10 in Dallas. • Sonia Ben-Santamaria (France) • Priscila Bomfim (Brazil) • Sarah Penicka-Smith […]

St. Mark’s program designed for healing

By Flo Philips St. Mark Presbyterian Church’s GriefShare begins on Sept. 13. The 13-week long program stresses the importance of a relationship with Jesus Christ as a foundation for healing grief. GriefShare participants view the Bible as the “Owners Manual for Life.” The program focuses on the three steps needed to learn and embrace our […]

Organic wind art on view until Aug. 31

Organic wind art on view until Aug. 31

By Krista Gabbert With the ever-changing explosions of colorful summer foliage and flowers, Wind Sculptures in Motion: The Kinetic Art of Lyman Whitaker, presented by Reliant, has been extended through August 31 at the Dallas Arboretum, coinciding with August Dollar Days. For the entire month, main garden admission is $2, another $2 for the Rory […]

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Donations needed for at risk students

By Kristina Uresti Texans Can Academies, a non-profit organization giving young Texans a second chance at life through education, announced that they are sponsoring a back-to-school fund drive, Countdown to Class, for their students who need assistance getting ready for the approaching school year. As summertime comes to an end, students across the state of […]

Disney’s ‘Christopher Robin’ stays true to Pooh

Disney’s ‘Christopher Robin’ stays true to Pooh

By Chic DiCiccio   There are companies that understand branding … and then there is Disney. For example, Disney took an animated movie from 1967 based on a collection of stories initially published in 1894 and turned it into one of 2016’s critical and box office hits, “The Jungle Book.” If Disney can market stories […]

Secrest laser focused on art

Secrest laser focused on art

By Rebecca Zook August brings artist Jacob Secrest to The Dutch Art Gallery with his solo show and demonstration. The artist will be painting live Saturday, Aug. 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The show runs through Aug. 31. Art Therapy “The hardest battle you will ever have to fight is between who you […]

Local pastor to speak about being ‘positioned for purpose’

By Shelia Huffman Rev. Deborah Morgan-Stokes will be the guest speaker at the Sept. 4 meeting of Disciples Women’s Ministry at Central Christian Church in Dallas. Deborah is the Senior Pastor at East Dallas Christian Church. She is a native Dallasite with many ties to East Dallas. Deborah graduated from Bryan Adams High School in […]

Calendar

Fri 8/03 Ernie Pyle, b. 1900 Tony Bennett, b. 1926 Martin Sheen, b. 1940 Martha Stewart, b. 1941 John C. McGinley, b. 1959 1492 – Columbus set sail from Palos, Spain for the “Indies.” 1949 – The NBA was formed. Sat 8/04 Louis Armstrong, b. 1901 Raoul Wallenberg, b. 1912 Helen Thomas, b. 1920 Barack […]

Trading deadline is a feast

By David Mullen The non-waiver Major League Baseball trading deadline, which ended July 31 at 3 p.m. CDT, is like going to a buffet restaurant. You can fill your tray, you can take things that you will never enjoy, you could end up hungrier an hour later, and sometimes, you just order one item. This […]

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