Neighbor’s lasting memories keep growing

By Jeanne Guerra She’s popping up again all over. A little earlier this spring because of our unusually warm weather. I see her in my backyard, under the neighbors’ trees, along the creeks I pass on my way out of Lochwood. She was blazing white at first, and now she is clad in delicate peach, […]

101 year old artist part of annual show

101 year old artist part of annual show

CC Young announced the winners of the 19th annual Spirit is Ageless Art & Writing Contest from a pool of competitors, all aged 55 and better, with the most senior participant at 101 years of age. The Awards & Celebration event was held Saturday, April 21, at The Point & Pavilion on the CC Young […]

Concert honors invincibility of human spirit

Concert honors invincibility of human spirit

From Staff Reports Voices of Change presents Silent Music: Music of the Holocaust on Sunday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m., with a pre-concert forum at 6:30 p.m. The program features three composers who died in the Holocaust, including two works that were composed in the Theresienstadt concentration camp. The program also includes pieces by Israeli […]

Silly ‘Super Troopers 2’ offensive without offending

By Chic DiCiccio Do you remember “Caddyshack 2” or are you actively trying to forget that it exists? That’s what happens when comedy sequels go bad. A movie studio wants to cash in on the good ol’ days and tries to force a homogenized piece of garbage down the movie going public’s collective throat. Some […]

Tony award winner honored with Fullinwider

Tony award winner honored with Fullinwider

By Teddi Cliett One Dallas native followed her dreams all the way to the Great White Way! Tony Award winner Victoria Clark is the 2018 recipient of the Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) High School Musical Theatre Awards (HSMTA) Fullinwider Award, honoring her for her impact in the Dallas theater community and beyond. Clark is a […]

Easy Spaghetti and Meatballs

Easy Spaghetti and Meatballs

Recipe and photograph by Sara Newberry 2 pounds ground meat (beef, turkey, pork, chicken or a mix) 1 cup panko breadcrumbs 2 eggs, beaten 4 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup grated Parmesan, plus more for serving 2 teaspoons dried oregano 6 cups (about 2 jars) marinara sauce, for serving Cooked pasta, for serving Salt and […]

Johnson and friends go on violent but silly ‘Rampage’

Johnson and friends go on violent but silly ‘Rampage’

By Chic DiCiccio While making their press tour rounds, the cast of “Rampage” mentioned that they felt ridiculous acting against a green screen that would eventually become a giant albino gorilla. If that’s the case, it’s tough to fathom how they were able to spout out some truly insane dialogue. The urge to burst out […]

Global event promises whale of a good time

Global event promises whale of a good time

By Naïma Hill In your life, you will probably not have an opportunity to swim with an 80-foot-long, and 300,000-pound endangered blue whale, but, if you do, always say yes! What you can do right here in Dallas is get a sense of the size of the largest animal ever, right next to tiny you. […]

Monterrey’s great food stops traffic

By Sara Newberry It’s not a challenge to find a Mexican restaurant in the neighborhood, and it seems like I’ve visited all of them at least once. But I realized recently that I hadn’t tried the newer Monterrey on Garland Road. I visited the Monterrey on Greenville Avenue several years ago and, while it was […]

Churnin encourages children to dream big

By Shari Goldstein Stern Nancy Churnin made a pledge to a deaf man who was a total stranger. She learned his name, Steve Sandy and he asked her to write a story about the deaf baseball player, William Hoy. It seemed that Sandy had emailed her expressing appreciation that she had written about his son’s […]

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