Timeless classic’s theme rings true today

Timeless classic’s theme rings true today

By Shari Goldstein Stern With the #MeToo movement underscoring so much of what’s currently in the news, the arts can teach us that this abysmal conversation isn’t really “new” news. The historical roots of men regarding women as property are inescapable. More than three centuries ago, a French novelist named Pierre Cholerlos de Laclos wrote […]

Surfs up at lake for sunscreen swap

Surfs up at lake for sunscreen swap

By Lisa Miller Although Dallas is landlocked, TropicSport, a reef-friendly, mineral sunscreen and skin care line headquartered here, says that’s no reason to forego celebrating International Surfing Day. As part of the company’s nationwide celebration of International Surfing Day, TropicSurf is urging the public to trade in its chemical sunscreen by hosting a sunscreen swap […]

Uptown Players ready to take 2018 BOW

Uptown Players ready to take 2018 BOW

By Shari Goldstein Stern Some people are just meant to take the stage. Such is the case with Dallas’ Mikey Abrams, who returns this year for the 17th annual production of “Broadway our Way” (BOW) at Uptown Players (UP) Thursday, June 14 through Sunday, June 17. Abrams has performed in BOW the past four years […]

Sansone honored for service, dedication

Sansone honored for service, dedication

By Juliett Coulter As the longest-tenured docent and one of the founding volunteers of the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, Kay Sansone has seen it all. From the wedding of President Clinton’s brother, Roger, to the wedding of her own granddaughter, Sansone said, “It’s always the place I want to be!” Sansone (pictured at right) […]

Cityscape begins summer meal program

Cityscape begins summer meal program

East Grand Preparatory, a Cityscape School at 6211 East Grand Ave. in Dallas, is offering a Summer Meal Program. From June 6-28, children ages newborn-18 years old can eat a free lunch and adults can eat breakfast for $2.75 and lunch for $3.60. Meals are on a first-come, first-served basis and are available Mondays through […]

Library offers one-on-one summer reading fun

Library offers one-on-one summer reading fun

Increase your student’s reading skills this summer with Summer Book Buddies! Students entering second through fifth grade will be paired with a trained volunteer for one-on-one reading sessions. Seats are limited. Los participantes podran mejorar las habilidades para la lectura en el Ingles este verano con Book Buddies! Solo para estudiantes del 2nd al 5th […]

Much needed rain leaves unwanted trash

Much needed rain leaves unwanted trash

By Lis Akin Kick off Summer 2018 by celebrating Rocky’s Birthday. Rocky is For the Love of the Lake’s (FTLOTL) spokes-duck. His heart is a vintage 3-wheeled golf cart and, this year, he received the best birthday gift ever … a new ticker. Rocky’s fired-up and ready to go up for this month’s Second Saturday […]

Performance has new ideas about cancer

Performance has new ideas about cancer

By Shelia Huffman Dance Idea held their premier performance, “Cacophony,” on stage Saturday evening at Central Christian Church. Dance Idea is a multi-media performance group celebrating dance in a variety of forms — choreography, dance for camera, performance, and private and group lessons. “Cacophony,” choreographed by Director Elizabeth Owens, is a story about two women […]

Residents join in on royal festivities

Residents join in on royal festivities

With all the royal wedding grandeur going on recently, senior residents of Presbyterian Village North (PVN) fancied partaking in a tea party to commemorate the posh societal event and internationally famous love story. Leading up to the big event, Sherries Tea Party put on a smashing get-together for the residents. Attendees were encouraged to dress […]

Seniors awarded for hard work, dedication

Seniors awarded for hard work, dedication

By Don Lee Scholarship awards of $3,000 each have been presented to three Lake Highlands High School Seniors in memory of Melinda Lee, a 1992 graduate of LHHS. All three recipients are honor graduates, all were members of the National Honor Society and all will be attending Texas Tech University this Fall. Kirsten Cozart (pictured […]

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