St. Andrew’s welcomes home musician

St. Andrew’s welcomes home musician

By Suzanne M. Anderson Italian Cellist Francesco Mastromatteo will bring a solo cello concert to St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 3204 Skillman St. in Dallas, on Sunday, Sept. 30 beginning at 5 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public, and a reception will follow in the fellowship hall.  The concert “Legend and Surprise” […]

Seniors celebrate with a Fosse Follies

Seniors celebrate with a Fosse Follies

By Shari Goldstein Stern When you’re a senior in high school, performing in musicals and plays is a very big deal. As a senior in college, acting in theater department productions can be life-changing. When you’re a senior citizen, appearing in the “Spectacular Senior Follies” is a life-affirming opportunity for seniors — if they can […]

Klyde Warren Park offers outdoor opera event

Klyde Warren Park offers outdoor opera event

The Dallas Opera announces a free public simulcast at Klyde Warren Park featuring Carmen, by Georges Bizet. The special presentation takes place in Downtown Dallas on Friday, Oct. 19 (program begins at 6:30 p.m., curtain time – 7:30 p.m.).  This will be a live simulcast of the opening night performance in the Winspear Opera House […]

Opera’s vocal competition open to all singers

Opera’s vocal competition open to all singers

THE DALLAS OPERA By Suzanne Calvin The Dallas Opera is now inviting applications from talented opera singers from all 50 states and U.S. Territories for the Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition, scheduled to take place on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 11 a.m. (the free semi-finals rounds are open to the public) and Friday, May […]

Okra takes over The Lot

Okra takes over The Lot

Promise of Peace Gardens raising funds for local school children and their families By Elizabeth Dry Okrapalooza 2018 is this Sunday, Sept. 9 at The Lot in East Dallas. This is the ninth year the Promise of Peace Community Gardens have brought together Dallas’ top chefs to cook off for the best okra dish while […]

THE DALLAS OPERA

THE DALLAS OPERA

Costumes generate interest in art form By Suzanne Calvin The Dallas Opera and NorthPark Center are proud to present rarely exhibited historic costumes from the private collection of The Dallas Opera Wardrobe Department. The exhibit, entitled “The Fabric Of Opera,” will be on view from Sept. 12 to Nov. 4 at NorthPark Center, 8687 N. […]

Longhorn Ballroom site of Aug. 12 benefit

By Jo Ann Holt A benefit concert and auction for Buddy magazine will be hosted by the Dallas International Guitar Festival from noon to 10 p.m. August 12. The Buddy magazine benefit will be held at the legendary Longhorn Ballroom, and celebrate the original Texas music magazine’s 45th anniversary. Tickets are $10 each, available at […]