‘Glass’ shatters the illusion that Shyamalan has purpose

‘Glass’ shatters the illusion that Shyamalan has purpose

By Chic DiCiccio The very idea of pitting David Dunn (Bruce Willis) from “Unbreakable” and Kevin Wendell Crumb (James McAvoy) from “Split” against each other is exceptionally tasty. Title it “Glass,” add in criminal mastermind Elijah Price (Samuel L. Jackson, also from “Unbreakable”) cackling on the sidelines, and you’ve got the recipe for a unique […]

Chocolate biscuits? Jack’s says: Yes!

Chocolate biscuits? Jack’s says: Yes!

By Sara Newberry Jack’s Kitchen is a cheery little spot that serves southern-inspired dishes at brunch, lunch and dinner. On the face of it, the dishes are pure comfort food — you’ll find meatloaf, pot roast, and mac & cheese — but the elements of the dishes are more sophisticated. The mac & cheese is […]

BA alum lives dream after 30-year hiatus

BA alum lives dream after 30-year hiatus

  By Shari Goldstein Stern When you travel east on Walnut Hill Ln. in Lake Highlands, a block west of Plano Rd., a splashy, colorful, breath-of-nature mural on a fence to your left will probably captivate your attention. Be careful driving. The depictions of a field of bluebonnets, butterflies painted like the Texas flag and […]

Asian chefs recreate childhood recipes

Asian chefs recreate childhood recipes

By Teresa Nguyen Asian Night Market celebrates the New Year and showcases up and coming Asian restaurateurs and chefs, Asian street foods, live performances, entertainment and art on Sunday, Jan. 13 from 3-9 p.m., at The Bomb Factory.  The Asian chefs and restaurateurs in Dallas have longed for an Asian Night Market like those they’ve […]

Red Posole with Pork

Red Posole with Pork

6 guajillo chiles 6 ancho chiles 2 chipotle chiles 2 tablespoons cooking oil 1 pound prepared carnitas, or 1 pound pork shoulder, cooked and shredded 2 (28-ounce) can hominy, drained and rinsed 4 cups chicken stock Salt and pepper  Shredded cabbage, diced white onion and lime wedges for garnish Stem and seed chiles and combine […]

Variety of faiths share love of dogs

Variety of faiths share love of dogs

By Shelia Huffman It may be a play date for the doggies, but it is Sunday morning worship for many of their owners. Central Christian Church Community Dog Park practically sings the lyrics “how sweet on a clear Sabbath morning to listen to the clear ringing bells” from the country hymn “The Little Brown Church […]

Golden Globes wouldn’t know a star was born if they saw it

Golden Globes wouldn’t know a star was born if they saw it

By Chic DiCiccio It hasn’t been one full week and it’s still difficult to process the insanity that was the 2019 Golden Globe winners. While more interested in star power than anything else, this laid-back award show still is a decent precursor to the Oscars. However, this year threw most movie fans and critics for […]

Bovary basis of talk

Bovary basis of talk

Dr. René Prieto will be teaching a class on Gustave Flaubert’s Madame Bovary at the Dallas Institute on Jan. 15. This class will focus on Madame Bovary, considered by many “the first modern woman” in literary history. Dr. Prieto will examine Bovary’s formative years in an attempt to determine what Flaubert had in mind when […]

Patrons pray for tickets from lottery

Patrons pray for tickets from lottery

“The Book of Mormon,” winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, is pleased to announce a lottery ticket policy for the National Tour, which begins January 29 at the Music Hall at Fair Park in Dallas and plays a limited one-week engagement through February 3, presented by Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) and Broadway Across […]

Pegasus clowns around with murder

Pegasus clowns around with murder

By Shari Goldstein Stern Following 33 notable years of presenting inventive theater to Dallas and North Texas-area audiences, Pegasus Theatre’s 20th In Living Black & White installment, “Clowning around with Murder” (“Clowning”) opened with its traditional New Year’s Eve premiere to a full house at the Charles Eisemann Theater. For regular Pegasus theatregoers who know […]

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