Children of the American Revolution to hold memorial

Children of the American Revolution to hold memorial

The David Pendleton Society of the Children of the American Revolution (C.A.R.) President Rose Hlavenka, a junior at Bishop Lynch High School, announced the upcoming National Project “American Living Legacy.” It will be observed during the State Fair of Texas on Sunday, Oct. 7 at 3 p.m. A program of remembrance and honor will be […]

Opera’s vocal competition open to all singers

Opera’s vocal competition open to all singers

THE DALLAS OPERA By Suzanne Calvin The Dallas Opera is now inviting applications from talented opera singers from all 50 states and U.S. Territories for the Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition, scheduled to take place on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 11 a.m. (the free semi-finals rounds are open to the public) and Friday, May […]

‘The Predator’ has no charisma, suspense or scares

‘The Predator’ has no charisma, suspense or scares

By Chic DiCiccio If someone said that Shane Black’s screenplay for “The Predator” started out as a dark comedy about a team of soldiers suffering from PTSD that then break out of prison, it would make sense. This alleged horror-science fiction mashup is nothing more than a 1990s throwback action movie loaded with one-liners … […]

Stuffed Delicata Squash

Stuffed Delicata Squash

2 delicata squash, cut in half lengthwise and seeds removed 1/2 yellow onion, sliced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 cup sliced mushrooms 1 bunch kale, trimmed and sliced 1 cup quinoa 1 cup Parmesan cheese Vegetable oil Salt and pepper Heat oven to 400F. Place squash in a baking pan. Brush cut sides of squash […]

Landowners trade memories for money

Landowners trade memories for money

HIGHLAND PARK PHARMACY   By Yani Blackburn As soon as the door opens to Highland Park Soda Fountain, one is immersed in the small-town and down-to-earth atmosphere, and then hit by a strong smell of French fries and grilled cheese. This one experience is difficult to find anywhere else in downtown Dallas. Was difficult. Because […]

Hurricane victims benefit from teacher’s art

Hurricane victims benefit from teacher’s art

Boles’ painting chosen for national exhibit By Gigi Ekstrom   French Quarter Duet, an original painting by Lakehill Upper School Visual Arts Chair Scott Boles, was recently accepted for the 2018 National Art Education Association (NAEA) Member Exhibition.  The event is in Virginia at the NAEA Studio & Gallery from Oct. 1 through January 4, […]

Week one was a weak one

MULL IT OVER By David Mullen   If the first weekend of the National Football League regular season games is any indication, this will be a long year for many teams, the fans of them and football in general. Here are some observations: The season started with a dud. The Philadelphia Eagles and Atlanta Falcons […]

Statement on the death of Botham Jean

Statement on the death of Botham Jean

By Judge John Creuzot Once again, we are experiencing the pain, sorrow and anger caused by the death of another black male at the hands of a police officer. We ask with dismay, how can it be that an officer meant to serve and protect instead shoots and kills an innocent person like Botham Jean? […]

Who ya gonna call?

By Nancy Black Eight-six-seven-five, three O nine! That’s the only telephone number I know by heart these days. And it doesn’t even belong to anyone I know. It’s from a hit Tommy Tutone song from 1981 about a girl named Jenny.  Kind of humorous, not knowing any telephone numbers these days. And I am sort […]

Women’s Network brunch launches with NASA scientist

Women’s Network brunch launches with NASA scientist

The Frontiers of Flight Museum will celebrate the accomplishments of women in STEM-related fields with the launch of its inaugural Women’s Network brunch featuring retired NASA mathematician and aerospace engineer Christine Darden, Ph.D. (pictured) on Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 11 a.m. Dr. Darden is one of the trailblazers featured in the 2016 book by Margo […]

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