Patrons pray for tickets from lottery

Patrons pray for tickets from lottery

“The Book of Mormon,” winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, is pleased to announce a lottery ticket policy for the National Tour, which begins January 29 at the Music Hall at Fair Park in Dallas and plays a limited one-week engagement through February 3, presented by Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) and Broadway Across […]

Pegasus clowns around with murder

Pegasus clowns around with murder

By Shari Goldstein Stern Following 33 notable years of presenting inventive theater to Dallas and North Texas-area audiences, Pegasus Theatre’s 20th In Living Black & White installment, “Clowning around with Murder” (“Clowning”) opened with its traditional New Year’s Eve premiere to a full house at the Charles Eisemann Theater. For regular Pegasus theatregoers who know […]

Bullock is brilliant, but ‘Bird Box’ is unnerving

Bullock is brilliant, but ‘Bird Box’ is unnerving

By Chic DiCiccio During the week of Christmas, approximately 45 million people celebrated the holiday spirit by watching the horror-thriller “Bird Box.” There’s also been countless promos and commercials all over television, the internet, social media, buses, sandwich boards, etc. It’s basically the most hyped up movie to never be shown in theaters.  So, is […]

And the favorite meals of 2018 are …

And the favorite meals of 2018 are …

By Sara Newberry The year 2018 has been an interesting one for local restaurants. We lost Mamoun’s (after less than a year!), as well as local favorite Blind Butcher, and the legendary Highland Park Soda Fountain. On the flipside, we welcomed newcomers in Jaram’s Donuts, Jack’s Kitchen (review to come soon!) and Taco Heads. I’ve […]

Sister says: Beatles would approve

Sister says: Beatles would approve

The Liverpool Legends are four talented musicians and actors handpicked by Louise Harrison, sister of the late George Harrison. The group is performing at The Eisemann Center – Hill Performance Hall on Jan. 19 at 8 p.m. Liverpool Legends perform songs spanning the entire career of the classic early Beatles through the psychedelic era of […]

Public invited to design wine labels at event

Public invited to design wine labels at event

By Susan Armanovs The Dallas Farmers Market is partnering with wineries from across the state to offer premium wine tastings made from the Texas grape harvest. Texas Wine & Cheese Tasting will be held in The Shed on Saturday, January 19 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tickets are $35 and a limited number are on sale […]

White Bean Soup with Kale and Sausage

White Bean Soup  with Kale and Sausage

Recipe and photograph by Sara Newberry 4 cups dry white beans, quick-soaked per package directions 1 pound andouille sausage, cut in half lengthwise and thinly sliced 1 bunch kale, stems removed and cut into 1/2-inch strips 1 onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes 6 cups chicken broth Salt and pepper […]

Blunt’s performance rescues ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

Blunt’s performance rescues ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

By Chic DiCiccio “Mary Poppins Returns” is a peculiar movie. It’s the type of movie that is impossible to dislike … while you’re watching it. Afterwards, you quickly realize that nostalgia, clever acting and the over-abundance of Disney-induced joy had overridden your common sense and caused you to overlook several flaws. It’s also about 30-minutes […]

Laugh your way into 2019!

Laugh your way into 2019!

By Jan Norton Start the New Year with a laugh at “Backdoor Comedy’s New Year’s Eve Comedy Bash with Paul Varghese & Friends,” Monday, Dec. 31. The club’s annual comedy event, now in it’s 12th year, presents two shows, one at 8 p.m. and one at 10:30 p.m. and it is the hot ticket for […]

‘Phantom of the Opera’ returns to DSM’s lair

‘Phantom of the Opera’ returns to DSM’s lair

By Shari Goldstein Stern For the “The Phantom of the Opera” (POTO) purist, the current run of the Tony award-winner at Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) will satisfy your ongoing desire to see the show again and again. For those who are hearing the magical score and enjoying the dark, ethereal musical for the first time, […]

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