Animal anxiety as real as human anxiety

Animal anxiety as real as human anxiety

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Like dogs and people, cats can suffer from anxiety. Anxiety is the anticipation of future dangers from unknown or imagined origins that result in normal physiologic reactions associated with fear. Unlike fear that tends to be situational and acute, anxiety is a chronic condition. Feline anxiety can be caused by pain […]

Grilled Radish, Corn and Onion Salad

Grilled Radish, Corn and Onion Salad

1 bunch radishes, stemmed and rinsed, cut in half 1 small red onion, peeled and cut into wedges 1 ear corn, shucked  1 head butter lettuce, washed and torn 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup buttermilk 1 tablespoon whole grain mustard 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan  Salt and pepper Olive oil Heat grill or grill pan to […]

Swiss Ave. opens up treasured homes

Swiss Ave. opens up treasured homes

By Robyn Schaub The Swiss Avenue Historic District (SAHD) proudly announces its 46th annual Mother’s Day Home Tour, which will take place Mother’s Day weekend, May 11-12.  This weekend-long tribute to Dallas’ historic past will feature five of the city’s most fabulous early 20th Century homes and, on Saturday only, an historic Gothic sanctuary built […]

Costner, Harrelson’s drive make ‘The Highwaymen’ move

Costner, Harrelson’s drive make ‘The Highwaymen’ move

By Chic DiCiccio If you ever needed a movie to tell you that the 1930s criminals Bonnie and Clyde were not solid individuals, “The Highwaymen” is for you. It’s essentially the exact opposite of 1967’s “Bonnie and Clyde.” Instead of glorifying two criminals as star-crossed lovers, director John Lee Hancock’s police procedural treats them like […]

Slate shows urgency of crucial battles

Slate shows urgency of crucial battles

By Chris Gardner EarthxFilm presented by EarthX, announced the full slate of films and VR presentations for the environmentally focused film festival’s third edition at Fair Park and theaters throughout Dallas on April 19-28. Following a “Kick-Off” week of special screenings and events from April 19-24, Ben Masters’ “The River and The Wall” will serve […]

Fierce local artist tells stories in dynamic way

Fierce local artist tells stories in dynamic way

By Shari Goldstein Stern Can we agree that intimate scenes on the live stage can be uneasy to watch? After all, we’re in the same “room” with the characters. Also, when actors break out into an angry, physical confrontation on the boards, can’t the scene look cheesy and over-rehearsed? In your face? Not anymore. With […]

Cake or pie? The pies have it!

Cake or pie? The pies have it!

By Sara Newberry There are two kinds of people: pie people and cake people. While I am sure there are very fine people who like cake, I am, unreservedly, a pie person. While I definitely have my favorites (coconut cream and anything lemon), I am of the opinion that there is no bad pie, just […]

Planter boxes add color

Planter boxes add color

By Stephan Sardone The clouds have parted and the sun has finally come out. But driving up to your home can be a daunting experience, especially if you are returning from the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. Your home looks so drab and dreary. That’s OK for winter, but not for the spring and summer […]

Moriarty knows how to treat the Bard

Moriarty knows how to treat the Bard

By Shari Goldstein Stern I’m coming out. Am I brave or embarrassed? I’m not a real Shakespeare enthusiast. I know I’m not alone. Are we illiterate? Uncultured? Clueless? Purists can be unforgiving. Face it, Shakespeare is an acquired taste. You can learn it in freshman English, but that doesn’t mean it’s your taste. You can […]

Lake-a-Palooza ready to make a splash

Lake-a-Palooza ready to make a splash

By Ann Ranson Music lovers, families, lovers of the lake and its natural beauty are invited to enjoy the 2019 Lake-a-Palooza! Music Festival on the shores of White Rock Lake. The event is on April 27 from noon until 9 p.m. The Bath House Cultural Center (BHCC) has long stood for arts in East Dallas.  […]

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