Ketelsen wins 2018 Maria Callas Award

By Suzanne Calvin   The Dallas Opera is proud to announce the winner of the 2018 “Maria Callas Debut Artist of the Year” Award: the supremely gifted American bass-baritone Kyle Ketelsen (pictured at right) for his portrayal of Leporello in the critically-acclaimed spring production of Mozart’s “Don Giovanni.” This prestigious award, named after one of […]

Summer meals now available at area libraries

From Staff Reports This summer, 19 Dallas Public Library branches are providing free lunches and snacks to children and teens under age 18, in partnership with the nonprofit hunger organization Equal Heart. Free lunches and snacks are available at these branch libraries: Audelia Road, Monday-Friday, noon to 12:45 p.m. Bachman Lake, Monday-Friday, noon to 12:45 […]

‘Tag’ catches audience’s hearts, and funny bones

By Chic DiCiccio The trailers for “Tag” are a bit deceiving. Sure, it’s based on a true story about grown men playing a game of tag for 30 years. They wear disguises, infiltrate the other player’s workplace, and risk bodily harm in order to simply lay a hand on another guy. It’s silly, hilarious and […]

Starbucks Puppuccino? These party animals say, ‘Yes!’

By Shelia Huffman Dallas canines kicked off summer with a Dog Park Festival at Central Community Dog Park Saturday morning. Dogs and their owners from around the community came out to enjoy food, drinks and music while the canine family member joined a game of Frisbee or whatever it is dogs do when it’s their […]

Timeless classic’s theme rings true today

Timeless classic’s theme rings true today

By Shari Goldstein Stern With the #MeToo movement underscoring so much of what’s currently in the news, the arts can teach us that this abysmal conversation isn’t really “new” news. The historical roots of men regarding women as property are inescapable. More than three centuries ago, a French novelist named Pierre Cholerlos de Laclos wrote […]

Mudhen to make being a dad even more fun

Mudhen Meat and Greens, the popular eatery at the Dallas Farmer’s Market, celebrates Father’s Day with “manly” brunch and cocktail specials in addition to the a la carte menu prepared by Chef Suki Otsuki. Offerings include: Bacon & Whiskey Flight: Assorted bacon & whiskey pairings (pictured above) $25; 44 Farms dry aged NY strip: 12oz […]

Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Corn

4 ears corn, shucked 12-16 slices bacon, depending on size of corn 1 poblano pepper, seeded and cut into matchsticks Salt and pepper Oil, for grilling Heat a grill to medium-high. Season the ears of corn with salt and pepper. On a work surface, lay three or four slices of bacon parallel to each other […]

Autumn Leaves residents reach out to Center of Hope

The White Rock community at Autumn Leaves is full of residents and staff who care, support and love others. That’s why Jeannine Verinder, president of the resident council, and Doris Henderson, chairman of the same group, were able to bring their idea to life. The ladies created a Donation Drive to benefit the White Rock […]

‘Herediatary’ makes being truly terrified creepy fun

By Chic DiCiccio There are so many fantastic moments in “Hereditary” that it demands being seen a second time. The thing about that is … you’d have to see “Hereditary” a second time and sit through one of the more haunting, thought-provoking, and terrifying films made in the last 20 years. It may seem like […]

Uptown Players ready to take 2018 BOW

Uptown Players ready to take 2018 BOW

By Shari Goldstein Stern Some people are just meant to take the stage. Such is the case with Dallas’ Mikey Abrams, who returns this year for the 17th annual production of “Broadway our Way” (BOW) at Uptown Players (UP) Thursday, June 14 through Sunday, June 17. Abrams has performed in BOW the past four years […]

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