Brass students ready for Caruth acoustics

Brass students ready for Caruth acoustics

Join SYZYGY, the premiere new music collective of SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts, on Jan. 23 at 7:30 p.m. for free performances of recent masterworks with two features for SMU’s fantastic brass students. SMU Composition student Jordan Wartell’s “With Cloud, Smoke and Fire” precedes Magnus Lindberg’s “Ottoni,” a tour de force for full orchestral […]

Underwater hockey game, anyone?

Underwater hockey game, anyone?

By David Mullen Currently amid a searing hot regular season, what happens if the ice melts under the Dallas Stars? No fear. They can play underwater hockey, more commonly known as UWH, in the Dallas-Fort Worth Underwater Hockey League.   Dallas is looking to keep their heads above water in the playoff race against their […]

Go back in time for new year’s mystery

Go back in time for new year’s mystery

By Shari Goldstein Stern Kurt Kleinman’s annual “In Living Black and White” play, “The Dimension of Death!” opens its run at Richardson’s Charles W. Eisemann Center Dec. 29 through Jan. 22 with a special New Year’s Eve performance and celebration following. If you have missed out on any of Kleinman’s 35 magical, mysterious B/W plays, […]

Mavs player brings holiday joy to hospital

Mavs player brings holiday joy to hospital

Luka Dončić Foundation  By Taylor Mayad The holidays are typically a joyous time for children, but that’s not always the case for those spending the season in a hospital bed or affected with a serious medical condition.  Last December Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Dončić paid tribute to his roots by devising a special holiday surprise […]

Forget reindeer. How about a Yule goat?

Forget reindeer. How about a Yule goat?

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Six white boomers,  snow white boomers, Racing Santa Claus through the blazing sun. Six white boomers,  snow white boomers, On his Australian run.  In Australia, where it’s too hot for Rudolph and his fellow reindeer, male kangaroos (boomers) pull Santa’s sleigh. Australians sing about six white boomers who, after delivering all […]

Reunion offers 360º view of New Year

Reunion offers 360º view of New Year

The holiday season is upon us and what better way to celebrate than with family and friends at Reunion Tower. This month’s holiday happenings include events on the GeO-Deck, discount admission tickets, light shows and a show-stopping NYE fireworks display! Look no further than Reunion Tower’s GeO-Deck to entertain guests of all ages this festive […]

‘Six’ a must-see for live theater enthusiasts

‘Six’ a must-see for live theater enthusiasts

By Shari Goldstein Stern Six queens, each with a juicy story about her former husband, Henry VIII, tells hers with spicy detail in over-the-top vocals and out-of-this-world dance numbers. They rock to the music of the remarkable, Tony Award winner for the 2021/2022 Broadway season’s Best Original Score (Music and Lyrics), “Six.” With 23 nominated […]

Community leaders honored for service

Community leaders honored for service

Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce has chosen the 2022 winners of the annual Business of the Year Awards. The winners were recognized at a luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 8 at The Point at CC Young. The winners are: Business of the Year — White Rock YMCA; Chairman’s Award — Caddo Office Reimagined; Entrepreneur of […]

The Peak to follow 130 years of tradition

The Peak to follow 130 years of tradition

By Elizabeth Lenart Sunny skies set the tone for a perfect celebration on November 17 as more than 125 guests gathered for a monumental celebration at Juliette Fowler Communities. Festivities observed the 130th anniversary of the beloved housing community in East Dallas and the dedication of its newest building, The Peak, a $24 million, 144-unit, […]

Being charitable, long-running radio host starts last

Being charitable, long-running radio host starts last

By David Mullen From Dallas City Hall Plaza at 1500 Marilla St. on Sunday, Dec. 11 at 8:30 a.m., more than 25,000 marathon and half-marathon runners representing the world will rush toward the starting line at the 50th BMW Dallas Marathon. Don’t look for New Country 96.3 morning radio host Mark “Hawkeye” Louis.   He […]