Summer Squash Galette

Summer Squash Galette

Recipe and photograph by Sara Newberry 1 pie crust, either homemade or packaged 4 ounces goat cheese, divided 1/3 cup olive oil 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1/4 cup shredded parmesan 1 yellow squash, sliced paper thin 1 zucchini, sliced paper thin 2 links Italian sausage, casings removed, browned and crumbled 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes […]

Andrea’s needs some local sourcing

Andrea’s needs some local sourcing

By Sara Newberry   I only ate at La Parrillada, the previous tenant in the space on Gaston that now houses Andrea’s, once. It was fine, average, nothing really memorable good or bad. Andrea’s has changed up the interior slightly and, obviously, has a completely different menu, but the feel is the same in that […]

‘The House With a Clock in Its Walls’ perfectly scary fun

‘The House With a Clock in Its Walls’ perfectly scary fun

By Chic DiCiccio Any scary movie designed for kids walks a fine line between jump scares that last for two seconds and horrific moments that cause endless nightmares. If it’s cheesy and not frightening enough, it won’t even phase an 8-year old kid. If it’s traumatizing, parents aren’t going to be happy about that same […]

Drumba syncs souls at CC Young

Drumba syncs souls at CC Young

By Shelia Huffman Pump it up! Get your stixs on! Fitness instructor Jill Beam’s energy fills the room at CC Young’s exercise class in Drumba, the new work-out craze everyone is crazy about. Why is Drumba so popular? It’s a cardiovascular workout that increases muscle strength and stimulates the brain. Plus, it’s fun and everyone […]

Big Top becomes ‘Petite Palace’ for new shows

Big Top becomes ‘Petite Palace’ for new shows

BATH HOUSE CULTURAL CENTER By Kathy Beazley   For the first time in North Texas, the Laughter League and The Petite Palace are coming together from Oct. 5-21 to create an intimate, eclectic tent show that will take audiences on an unparalleled journey, which combines the dazzling, daring aura of Cirque du Soleil with the […]

‘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 […]

Serrecchia a ‘singular sensation’ to Booker T.

Serrecchia a ‘singular sensation’ to Booker T.

By Shari Goldstein Stern   Many Dallas area theater-goers know that if a program lists Michael Serrecchia as director, they’ve made a good choice. Likewise, when area performers learn that Serrecchia’s directing a show, they grab their leg warmers and rush to auditions in a heartbeat.  Now the respected director is bringing Broadway to Booker […]

Dallas Beer Kitchen forgot the kitchen

Dallas Beer Kitchen forgot the kitchen

By Sara Newberry Dallas Beer Kitchen has definitely been through some ups and downs in its five-year history. After opening in 2013, they thrived until construction affected business so deeply that the former owner had to close the doors. Amazingly, two investors swooped in, and the place reopened after only five days. There was talk […]

Ethan Hawke creates a masterpiece, and a star, in ‘Blaze’

Ethan Hawke creates a masterpiece, and a star, in ‘Blaze’

By Chic DiCiccio “Blaze” is director Ethan Hawke’s love letter to country singer Blaze Foley, a belligerent, surly drunk who was tragically killed at the age of 40. Blaze wasn’t a good husband, friendly to audiences or remotely close to any commercial success, but he was exceptional at one thing: writing country songs.  So, what […]

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