Gallery talks about art reframes history

Gallery talks about art reframes history

By Nicola Longford The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, in conjunction with Dallas Arts Month, announces a series of special programs to complement its special temporary exhibit, Art Reframes History — on view through Sunday, May 9. Art Reframes History is a special installation comprised of works of art drawn from the Museum’s collections […]

Free trip to Broadway on the line

Free trip to Broadway on the line

By Haley Harrington Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) announced the organization’s first-ever virtual fun run and step challenge, Bolt to Broadway and Back, from May 8 through May 31 with a goal to raise $15,000 and complete 3,000 miles, equaling one round trip from the Music Hall at Fair Park to Times Square in New York […]

Dallas goes blue for neglected children

Dallas goes blue for neglected children

Dallas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is hosting a virtual Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Event. The event will honor the 24 Dallas County children who died in 2020 due to abuse or neglect and recognize the Child Protective Services caseworkers who work on the frontlines of child welfare. Downtown Dallas buildings will be lit […]

Garden offers benefits to Friends

Garden offers benefits to Friends

Friends of the Arboretum, the membership group that supports the Dallas Arboretum, had its annual dinner during the height of Dallas Blooms on March 24. About 250 guests attended and enjoyed cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres. Tram drivers gave tours throughout the garden to see the Japanese cherry trees and the 500,000 spring flowers — […]

Food desert getting healthy makeover

Food desert getting healthy makeover

The city council just unanimously approved $1.3M to be used toward a $7.4M redevelopment to revitalize a dilapidated shopping center, which will include El Rio Grande Latin Market and a full-service restaurant at John West and Buckner Blvd. This deal brings not only a substantial investment to a high-crime area, which will include a grocery […]

‘No Place Like Home’ event set to raise funds

‘No Place Like Home’ event set to raise funds

By Kimber Westphall On Thursday, April 29 at Klyde Warren Park, Dallasites and many of Dallas’ most influential leaders will come together for an evening to raise funds and awareness for Austin Street Center, at the sixth annual No Place Like Home event. As one of Austin Street Center’s signature (and most celebrated and anticipated) […]

Couple invites visitors to pause, recharge

Couple invites visitors to pause, recharge

By Juliette Coulter From a chance meeting in an algebra class at Fort Worth’s Texas Wesleyan College, Mary and Jerry Chandler have enjoyed the fun they have had together. Now they take pleasure in adding to the volunteer hours they have given as this year’s Dallas Blooms festival chairs. So far, they have racked up […]

‘Boundless compassion’ changes lives

‘Boundless compassion’ changes lives

By Rosanne Lewis Dallas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) will honor the North Texas Cares Funders Collaborative with the 2021 Caroline Rose Hunt Cherish the Children Award for the group’s dedication to helping nonprofits and Dallas children during the challenges presented by the pandemic. Benefiting Dallas CASA, the virtual Cherish the Children event, hosted by […]

Mayor creating list of safe businesses

Mayor creating list of safe businesses

From City Staff Reports Mayor Eric Johnson is asking businesses in the city to fill out a brief online form to publicly state whether they are requiring face coverings on their property.  The survey responses will populate a map and searchable database that will be available to the public. Mayor Johnson asked the City of […]

Challenge World Records at Perot

Challenge World Records at Perot

Just in time for Spring Break and making its U.S. debut, The Science of Guinness World Records exhibition is now open at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. And to give guests plenty of time to visit, the museum is offering daily extended hours through Sunday, March 21, with reduced capacity and safety protocols […]

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