$1K waiting for winner

$1K waiting for winner

The public voted and “Thinking Outside the Box” was the clear winning theme for Dutch Art Gallery’s Annual Spring Juried Show. All artists working in 2-dimensional media that fall within the drawing and painting categories are invited to submit for this show. The top award is $1,000. Deadline for submissions, via online process, is midnight […]

Poor David’s still fine tuning after four decades

Poor David’s still fine tuning after four decades

By David Mullen Poor David’s Pub and its owner David Card have been pioneers on the Dallas music scene for decades. It began on an underdeveloped McKinney Avenue, moved to a bustling and vanguard Greenville Avenue and has now taken up roots in the bourgeoning Cedars neighborhood at 1313 S. Lamar St. “I grew up […]

Texas Modernism featured at auction

Texas Modernism featured at auction

By Martha Tiller David Dike Fine Art presents the biannual Texas Art Preview & Auction on April 6. The spring sale features 251 lots of early to contemporary Texas art. John Stone, a successful landscape architect and fine art collector for more than 40 years, offers 60 paintings from his private collection.  Assembled with passion […]

3/27 WOKC day at Mike’s

3/27 WOKC day at Mike’s

More than 15,000 children are diagnosed with pediatric cancer each year. Cancer is the leading disease killer of children in the United States. Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer (WOKC) is a Dallas-based nonprofit organization founded in 1980 dedicated to raising awareness and funding for childhood cancer research. WOKC has raised more than $4 million in the […]

Sinise to discuss ‘Grateful American’

Sinise to discuss ‘Grateful American’

By Katie Ballard On March 31, the George W. Bush Presidential Center will present “Grateful American: A Conversation with Gary Sinise,” part of the “Engage at the Bush Center, Presented by Highland Capital Management” series. Auditorium seating for this event is sold out, but overflow seating remains available. The event will also be livestreamed at […]

Wellness center to open in unused space

Wellness center to open in unused space

By Shelia Huffman Construction is underway for a state-of the-art wellness center to open at Central Christian Church in Dallas. Renovations are taking place to turn the light-filled, upstairs space that looks out onto mature live oak trees and the one-acre dog park into a wellness center named Westside Wellness. The project is headed up […]

Go high-tech or go out

Go high-tech or go out

By Stephan Sardone Ideally, you will be receiving a tax refund or some other windfall to allow you to make some home improvements in your home entertainment room. The NCAA tournament is about to begin, Major League Baseball starts soon, and the NBA and NHL playoffs are right around the corner.  A friend of mine […]

Gone, and probably forgotten

Gone, and probably forgotten

By David Mullen This marks the final season of Major League Baseball at Globe Life Park, previously known as Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Ameriquest Field in Arlington and The Ballpark in Arlington. Through the decades, after opening on April 11, 1994 at a cost of $191 million, the stadium has been home to a few […]

TV reality show provides spark for mechanic

TV reality show provides spark for mechanic

By David Mullen Sometimes, even the best auto repair shops need a little expert service of their own.  Robert Knapp grew up locally in the automobile business. His father owned Mustang Auto in University Park and was partners in a facility at Abrams Road and Richmond Street. The family had a NAPA Auto Parts, and […]

Lamott to share hope with Nexus

Lamott to share hope with Nexus

Bestselling novelist and essayist Anne Lamott will share her experiences at the Women’s Auxiliary of Nexus Recovery Center’s Spring Luncheon on Tuesday, April 30 at the Hyatt Regency Dallas. Lamott’s new book “Almost Everything: Notes on Hope” was published last year. The community is invited to join in the mission to support and promote the […]