Project Prom needs you!

Project Prom needs you!

High schools all over the nation will be kicking off prom season in a few short weeks. While Texans Can Academy students will also celebrate, many of them cannot afford the attire that is a special part of the widespread tradition. Calling the effort “Project Prom,” the development team for Dallas-area campuses is asking the […]

Children’s sculptures surround Artscape

Children’s sculptures surround Artscape

From April 27 to 28, the Dallas Arboretum presents Artscape, a juried fine art and fine craft show and sale where close to 100 outstanding artists from around the country showcase their art. Artscape features a variety of mediums including painting, sculpture, 2-D and 3-D mixed media, photography, jewelry, glass, digital art, ceramics and more. […]

Fierce local artist tells stories in dynamic way

Fierce local artist tells stories in dynamic way

By Shari Goldstein Stern Can we agree that intimate scenes on the live stage can be uneasy to watch? After all, we’re in the same “room” with the characters. Also, when actors break out into an angry, physical confrontation on the boards, can’t the scene look cheesy and over-rehearsed? In your face? Not anymore. With […]

North Texans witness Cathedral fire

North Texans witness Cathedral fire

‘A LONG, HORRIBLE DEATH’ By Anthony Cave KERA News Thousands of people crowded the streets of Paris on Monday as Notre Dame Cathedral was engulfed in flames. Among the throngs: a pair of North Texas artists celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary. Eric Ligon, who’s associate dean of the University of North Texas College of Visual […]

Residents denied access to public space

Residents denied access to public space

By Sujata Dand East Dallas resident Tamber Johnson loves her mornings rowing on White Rock Lake. “I love starting my day with the perspective of being on the lake and looking back at the city,” Johnson says. “I really miss it.” Last month, Johnson and more than a dozen other rowers were denied membership to […]

Cake or pie? The pies have it!

Cake or pie? The pies have it!

By Sara Newberry There are two kinds of people: pie people and cake people. While I am sure there are very fine people who like cake, I am, unreservedly, a pie person. While I definitely have my favorites (coconut cream and anything lemon), I am of the opinion that there is no bad pie, just […]

Planter boxes add color

Planter boxes add color

By Stephan Sardone The clouds have parted and the sun has finally come out. But driving up to your home can be a daunting experience, especially if you are returning from the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. Your home looks so drab and dreary. That’s OK for winter, but not for the spring and summer […]

Booker T. student’s artwork wins

Booker T. student’s artwork wins

By Mark Ball DART’s newest Student Art Contest winner, Sarah Thigpen, of Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (Dallas ISD), showed off her winning entry to fellow students with a bus wrapped in her artwork.    The ninth grader’s poster was chosen as Best in Show for 2019. Thigpen received […]

EL DÍA DE LA LENGUA ESPAÑOLA

EL DÍA DE LA LENGUA ESPAÑOLA

Institute to host Orchestra of New Spain By Christine Finnegan The Orchestra of New Spain (ONS) and The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture present El Día de la Lengua: Literature and Music of Latin America April 23 at The Dallas Institute, 2719 Routh Street, at 6 p.m. Tickets are $35 and $10 (with student […]

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