Calendar

Fri 8/10

Leo Fender, b. 1909

Jimmy Dean, b. 1928

Ian Anderson, b. 1947

Rosanna Arquette, b. 1959

Antonio Banderas, b. 1960

1846 – Smithsonian Institution chartered by U. S. Congress.

1927 – Mount Rushmore formally dedicated.

Sat 8/11

For the Love of the Lake – Shoreline Spruce-Up

Alex Haley, b. 1921

Marilyn vos Savant, b. 1946

Steve Wozniak,

b. 1950

“Hulk” Hogan, b. 1953

1995 – Pres. Bill Clinton banned all further U.S. nuclear tests.

Sun 8/12

Cantinflas, b. 1911

Buck Owens, b. 1929

Pete Sampras, b. 1971

Casey Affleck, b. 1975

Dominique Swain, b. 1980

1877 – Thomas Edison invented the phonograph.

1939 – The movie, “The Wizard of Oz” premiered in Oconomowoc, WI.

     Mon 8/13

Annie Oakley, b. 1860

Alfred Hitchcock, b. 1899

Ben Hogan, b. 1912

Kathleen Battle,

b. 1948

Dan Fogelberg,

b. 1951

1931 – 1st community hospital in U.S.; in OK.

1934 – Al Capp debuted his comic strip “L’il Abner.”

Tues 8/14

Steve Martin, b. 1945

Gary Larson, b. 1950

Earvin “Magic” Johnson, b. 1959

Halle Berry, b. 1968

Mila Kunis, b. 1983

1896 – Gold discovered in the Yukon Territory.

1935 – Pres. F. D. Roosevelt signed The Social Security Act.

Wed 8/15

Julia Child, b. 1912

Linda Ellerbee, b. 1944

Tess Harper, b. 1950

Debra Messing,

b. 1968

Ben Affleck, b. 1972

1969 – The 3-day Woodstock Music and Art Fair opened in Bethel, NY.

1993 – Nolan Ryan’s 324th & final victory: Rangers 4, Indians 1.

Thurs 8/16

Suzanne Farrell,

b. 1945

Angela Bassett,

b. 1958

Madonna Ciccone, b. 1958

Steve Carrell, b. 1962

Emily Robison, b. 1972

1987 – Astrological Harmonic Convergence.

Fri 8/17

Davy Crockett, b. 1786

Maureen O’Hara, b. 1921

Robert De Niro,

b. 1943

Belinda Carlisle,

b. 1958

Sean Penn, b. 1960

1903 – Joseph Pulitzer donated $1 million to Columbia U.; start of Pulitzer Prizes.

Sat 8/18

Shelley Winters,

b. 1920

Rosalynn Carter,

b. 1927

Robert Redford,

b. 1937

Patrick Swayze,

b. 1952

1872 – 1st mail-order catalog issued – 1 page – by A. M. Ward.

  Sun 8/19

Coco Chanel, b. 1883

Gene Roddenberry, b. 1921

Bill Clinton, b. 1929

Lee Ann Womack, b. 1966

1856 – Gail Borden patented process for condensed milk.

1962 – Homero Blancas shot a 55, lowest score in U.S. competitive golf history.

Aug. 10

1527 N. Galloway Avenue

Mesquite, 75149

214-216-6444

Mesquite Arts Center/Black Box Theater — The Mesquite Community Theatre is proud to present ‘Curtains,’ a musical comedy whodunit set in 1950s Boston. The Tony-awarding winning Broadway Musical will run Aug. 3-19. $12-18

Aug. 10

2600 Live Oak Street

Dallas, 75204

214-671-0045

Latino Cultural Center — El Encuentro Andalous is a Flamenco and Middle Eastern dance and music concert exploring the roots of the Spanish art form in Arabic and Middle Eastern cultures. 7:30 p.m. $20.

Aug. 11

6101 Bishop Blvd

Dallas, 75205

972-205-2585

SMU/Meadows School of the Arts — The Dallas One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) returns for the 5th Annual Dallas One-Minute Play Festival. Eighty-four original one-minute plays by 42 local playwrights 8 p.m. $20

Aug. 11

3000 Commerce Street

Dallas, 75226

972-638-7741

Deep Vellum Books — DTX FILM SLACKERS will present multiple photographers and their work of film photos that are relative to themes of landscape and candid portraits. 7 p.m. FREE!

Aug. 12

211 N. Record Street, Suite 100

Dallas, 75202

214-741-7500

Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center For Education and Tolerance — Hear the testimonies of Holocaust survivors, as well as second generation survivors and

survivors of modern-day genocides. Doors will open at 12 p.m.

Aug. 13

2943 SMU Blvd.

Dallas, 75205

214-346-1650

George W. Bush Presidential Center — “First Ladies: Style of Influence” examines how first ladies have used their position to advance diplomacy and other social, cultural and political initiatives. On display through Oct. 1. $19.

Aug. 14

1515 Young Street, 4th Floor

Dallas, 75201

214-670-1642

Dallas Public Library/Central Branch — Learn to speak Shakespearean and

become a (moderately) classically trained Shakespearean actor at “The Beginners Bard.” The event happens at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays through Sept. 18. FREE!

Aug. 15

5321 E. Mockingbird Lane

Dallas, 75206

214-841-4712

Angelika Film Center— The film center hosts the Studio Ghibli Film Festival. Studio Ghibli is known for influential animated films like “Spirited Away” and “My Neighbor Totoro.” Tonight see “Howl’s Moving Castle” at 7 p.m. $12.

Aug. 16

625 Austin Street

Garland, 75040

972-205-2500

Nicholson Memorial Library System/Central Branch —Rose-Mary Rumbley r

eturns to the Senior Social Hour. Rumbley will present “I Was a Depression Baby, But I Was Never Depressed — Stories of The Great Depression.” 2 p.m. FREE!

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