Project Prom needs you!

Project Prom needs you!

High schools all over the nation will be kicking off prom season in a few short weeks. While Texans Can Academy students will also celebrate, many of them cannot afford the attire that is a special part of the widespread tradition. Calling the effort “Project Prom,” the development team for Dallas-area campuses is asking the […]

North Texans witness Cathedral fire

North Texans witness Cathedral fire

‘A LONG, HORRIBLE DEATH’ By Anthony Cave KERA News Thousands of people crowded the streets of Paris on Monday as Notre Dame Cathedral was engulfed in flames. Among the throngs: a pair of North Texas artists celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary. Eric Ligon, who’s associate dean of the University of North Texas College of Visual […]

Residents denied access to public space

Residents denied access to public space

By Sujata Dand East Dallas resident Tamber Johnson loves her mornings rowing on White Rock Lake. “I love starting my day with the perspective of being on the lake and looking back at the city,” Johnson says. “I really miss it.” Last month, Johnson and more than a dozen other rowers were denied membership to […]

Booker T. student’s artwork wins

Booker T. student’s artwork wins

By Mark Ball DART’s newest Student Art Contest winner, Sarah Thigpen, of Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (Dallas ISD), showed off her winning entry to fellow students with a bus wrapped in her artwork.    The ninth grader’s poster was chosen as Best in Show for 2019. Thigpen received […]

EL DÍA DE LA LENGUA ESPAÑOLA

EL DÍA DE LA LENGUA ESPAÑOLA

Institute to host Orchestra of New Spain By Christine Finnegan The Orchestra of New Spain (ONS) and The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture present El Día de la Lengua: Literature and Music of Latin America April 23 at The Dallas Institute, 2719 Routh Street, at 6 p.m. Tickets are $35 and $10 (with student […]

Comanche tribal culture comes to Hill

Comanche tribal culture comes to Hill

By Joshua Ault Students at Robert T. Hill Middle School had a chance for a real encounter with the Comanche culture on April 4. Lance Tahmahkera, the great great grandson of Quanah Parker, spoke to several seventh grade classes about his legendary relative and his family’s traditions. “In this area we were the dominant tribe,” […]

Earth sees first image of black hole

Earth sees first image of black hole

By Bill Chappell KERA/NPR News The world saw the first-ever image of a black hole Wednesday, as an international team of researchers from the Event Horizon Telescope project released their look at the supermassive black hole at the center of galaxy Messier 87 (M87).  The image shows a dark disc “outlined by emission from hot […]

Service work part of adventures in Costa Rica

Service work part of adventures in Costa Rica

While many students stay close to home for Spring Break, some desire to be more adventurous, such as traveling to a foreign country to explore a vastly different culture. Eleven freshman Spanish students from Lakehill Preparatory School, accompanied by Spanish teacher Joan Mayo and art teacher Scott Boles, experienced a 10-day adventure of a lifetime […]

THOMAS RANDALL “RANDY” BLACK

THOMAS RANDALL “RANDY” BLACK

December 7, 1945 – March 24, 2019 Thomas Randall “Randy” Black died Sunday, March 24 after a brave, three-year battle to survive following a massive stroke. Black was born on Dec. 7, 1945 in Fort Worth, Texas. He was raised in Dallas and graduated from Highland Park High School in the class of 1965 as […]

Sixth Floor welcomes Wygant to remember

Sixth Floor welcomes Wygant to remember

By Laurie Ivy On Monday, April 22, Texas television legend Bobbie Wygant will be at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza to share insights and memories from her seven-decade career in broadcasting, including her experience broadcasting live on November 22, 1963, as news broke of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The second […]

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