True Latin American heritage now on view

True Latin American heritage now on view

This Cinco de Mayo, the Latino Arts Project will open its doors in Dallas’ Design District with the exceptionally curated exhibition, “Mexican Modern Sculpture: A Study of the Artists.” Curated by María Estela Duarte, one of the greatest authorities in Mexican modern art, the inaugural exhibition will feature nearly 100 sculptures and numismatics from nine […]

Creative students reveal the tale of Oz

Creative students reveal the tale of Oz

By Gene Wilson III First Baptist Academy Theater Club recently presented the favorite musical tale of Dorothy and friends from “The Wizard of Oz.”  The musical was based on the hit film that was nominated for several Academy Awards upon its release, including Best Picture and Visual Effects. Did you know 2019 is the 80th […]

Jr. Fire Marshals learn to ‘go low in smoke’

Jr. Fire Marshals learn to ‘go low in smoke’

From Dallas ISD  Staff Reports More than 200 students at Frederick Douglass Elementary School were deputized as Junior Fire Marshals and got a hands-on fire safety lesson exploring a mobile fire simulation house. Texas Rangers baseball legend Michael Young joined The Hartford and the Dallas Fire-Rescue to help educate children about the importance of fire […]

2019 Wine on the Roof offers online bidding

2019 Wine on the Roof offers online bidding

By Vicki Young East Lake Pet Orphanage (ELPO), a Dallas-based, no kill animal shelter, announced the Orphanage’s 18th Annual Wine on the Roof fundraiser will be held Saturday, May 18, beginning at 7 p.m. at East Lake Pet Orphanage, located at 10101 E. Northwest Highway, Dallas, Texas 75238.  As the largest fundraiser of the year […]

Dirk switching games!

Dirk switching games!

41.21.1. He’s an NBA Champ, MVP and the longest-running NBA player to spend his entire 21-season career with one team. Known as Swish 41, he’s the sixth all-time NBA scorer and North Texas’ most treasured hometown hero. What’s not to love about Dirk Nowitzki (pictured with fans)? Toast the beloved basketball legend at Dirk Nowitzki’s […]

Trailblazing scholarship endowed at UNT

Trailblazing scholarship endowed at UNT

CASTLEBERRY PEACE INSTITUTE By Rebecca Aguilar Peacemakers Inc. honored donors, supporters and volunteers who have supported the existence of the Castleberry Peace Institute (CPI) at the University of North Texas. Author and journalist Vivian Castleberry had a vision for peace in the world. In 2010, the institute was established in her name and since then […]

Tiger Woods blazes into sports lore

Tiger Woods blazes into sports lore

By David Mullen Was it the greatest comeback in sports history? Was it the greatest surprise in sports history? Was it the greatest moment in sports history? After Tiger Woods’ performance in winning the Masters on April 14, people are giving credit to Woods for all three.  Woods overcame a final round two-stroke deficit — […]

Seniors invited to DART to Fair

By Mark Ball Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) will host the 25th Older Americans Month Information & Health Fair on Thursday,  May 16, at Centennial Hall in Fair Park, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The annual event is one of the largest held in North Texas.  This year’s theme, “Connect, Create, Contribute,” encourages older adults […]

Rotary honors DFR heroes

Rotary honors DFR heroes

On Wednesday, April 17 the Prestonwood Rotary Club recognized three members of Dallas Fire-Rescue (DFR), and one from the Addison Fire Department (AFD), during their Annual First Responder Award Luncheon. Recognized at this year’s event were, from DFR, Lieutenant, Jeff Aleem; Lieutenant, Jon Henson and Firefighter/Paramedic, Tamika Lamb; and from AFD, Firefighter/EMT (and for member […]

Student athletes ready to take next step

Student athletes ready to take next step

By Gigi Ekstrom Lakehill held a special ceremony on April 3, to honor seniors Connor Alexander and Ben Palmer, who announced that they will continue their varsity athletic pursuits at the college level. Alexander will row for the Varsity Club team at Lehigh University, while Palmer will join the Southern Methodist University’s Mustangs football team […]