‘Conversations with a Killer’ a depressing version of tragic events

‘Conversations with a Killer’ a depressing version of tragic events

By Chic DiCiccio It seems like there is a never-ending appetite for true crime stories. From the “Escape at Dannemora” miniseries to the documentary, “Wild Wild Country,” your true crime fix is right at the press of the button from the comforts of your own couch … and a few $10-12 monthly fees.  The latest […]

Men take a swing at helping women

Men take a swing at helping women

By Martha Tiller February 7 marks the 11th time in the 21-year history of the annual RCB Tennis Championships of Dallas that a special day of this men’s event dedicates proceeds to Susan G. Komen. This multi-day $125,000 championship brings together top athletes on the pro tour for an intimate indoor event. The event features […]

Hard-hitting drama faces timeless topic

Hard-hitting drama faces timeless topic

By Shari Goldstein Stern Playwright Lynn Nottage has earned a stellar reputation in Dallas theater. “Ruined,” Nottage’s 2009 Pulitzer Prize-winner for drama, thrilled Dallas audiences in 2017 when presented by Echo Theatre at the White Rock Bath House Cultural Center. Now Nottage brings her Pulitzer Prize-winning play, “Sweat” to the Dallas Theater Center (DTC) through […]

Mother Nature uses lake as canvas

Mother Nature uses lake as canvas

East Dallas neighbor Susan Remele loves White Rock Lake. She shared this gorgeous photograph she took of the sun setting during the last day of 2018. Congratulations, Susan! You just won a $25 gift card to a favorite local restaurant. Submit your favorite original photo of the lake or its surrounding areas to editor@whiterocklakeweekly.com. You […]

‘A Dog’s Way Home’ requires buying stock in Kleenex

‘A Dog’s Way Home’ requires buying stock in Kleenex

By Chic DiCiccio If you rank around a five on a dog person scale of one to 10, be sure to take a travel sized package of tissues into the theater to see “A Dog’s Way Home.” If you hit an eight, prep for what can best be described as an ugly cry. There isn’t […]

Quick Thai Green Curry Salmon

Quick Thai Green Curry Salmon

1 (13.5-ounce) can unshaken unsweetened coconut milk, cream and milk separated 1/3 cup Thai green curry paste 1 tablespoon Asian fish sauce 1 tablespoon turbinado or light brown sugar 1 cup water 2 cups sliced mushrooms 2 cups green beans, cut into 1-inch lengths 3 Roma or hothouse tomatoes, chopped 4 salmon fillets (about 6 […]

Artists share their ideas on El Corazón

Artists share their ideas on El Corazón

The Bath House Cultural Center is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its El Corazón exhibition. A reception with the artists will kick off the 2019 exhibition on Saturday, Feb. 2, from 7-9 p.m. This popular exhibition is a beloved annual tradition at the Bath House Cultural Center that gives artists an opportunity to create various […]

‘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 […]

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