Soggy ‘Adrift’ floats between two conflicting timelines

By Chic DiCiccio Between his last film, “Everest,” and his latest, “Adrift,” director Baltasar Kormakur must want human beings to stay indoors. Of course, it’s not exactly a news flash that climbing the tallest mountain on Earth or sailing from Tahiti to California are dangerous activities. The latter of those two is the focus of […]

Travelling around for the perfect falafel pays off

By Sara Newberry In the past couple of years, three originally New York-based falafel shops have opened locations in Dallas. Those of us mourning the loss of Amsterdam Falafelshop are thrilled. But as I discovered as I tried all three of them, all falafel are not created equal. In fact, two of them were downright […]

Dinos ready for vacation

Museum offers $1 admissions for low-income families By Taylor McDonnell Can you dig it? The Perot Museum of Nature and Science is getting all prehistoric this summer as it celebrates the “summer of the dinosaur.” From the much-anticipated Ultimate Dinosaurs exhibition making its Texas debut, to summer discounts and extended hours, to all-new dinosaur-themed exhibits, […]

Exchange Club of Lake Highlands exceeds $2.4 million in awards

By Don Lee The Exchange Club of Lake Highlands presented its annual scholarship awards to graduating seniors at Lake Highlands High School (LHHS). They were presented at a breakfast at Lake Highlands United Methodist Church on May 18. Fifty-three awards totaling $153,000 were presented. Since the inception of this program in 1971, more than $2,400,000 […]

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Giving Circles pledge to honor, sustain, expand

By Juliette Coulter The Village Giving Circle at Dallas Women’s Foundation has officially debuted and joins two other giving circles hosted at Dallas Women’s Foundation: HERitage Giving Circle and Orchid Giving Circle. On April 29, The Village Giving Circle launch reception was held at the home of Shonn Brown, and raised more than $106,000, from […]

Proper training leads to solid foundation

By Dr. Beth Leermakers I need professional help. I finally acknowledged that I need a dog trainer to help me manage my challenging foster dogs. Oliver has to get along with at least one other dog in my house so he doesn’t have to be walked by himself. Oliver is socially awkward and intimidates new […]

Singing sisters to help local club ring in 36th anniversary

By Elizabeth Schrader The Dallas White Rock Newcomers Club is celebrating its “60 Year” Diamond Jubilee in a BIG way! The K3 Sisters Band, a delightful sister trio who perform across Texas, will entertain the crowd on June 5 at 10 a.m. “K3 is a family band formerly from Mesquite, now Sunnyvale, that has released […]

Local theater celebrates 35 years

By Shari Goldstein Stern “Just you wait, Henry Higgins” until June 15 for opening night of “My Fair Lady” kicking off Garland Summer Musicals’ (GSM) 2018 season. Lerner and Loewe’s brilliant musical masterpiece, “My Fair Lady,” will star Michael Robinson as Higgins and Alexandra Cassens as Eliza Doolittle. Michael Serrecchia directs the show. GSM never […]

First Baptist Academy defeats Hook

First Baptist Academy defeats Hook

By Lisa Emmick First Baptist Academy’s Theater Club, which consists of ninth-12th grade students, recently presented Disney’s “Peter Pan Jr.” The musical was based on the play by J.M. Barrie and the 1953 Disney film. The high school cast and crew contained 52 students. Peter Pan is the story of the boy who wouldn’t grow […]

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