Princesses and peas

Princesses and peas

By Nancy Black I nibbled at first; then I finally took the bait. After driving my K-Pop music-crazed teenager to and from Fort Worth twice this past weekend, I was hooked. I had to find out what the “sign” was all about. “Mattress companies lie!” the billboard on I-30 I kept passing reads. The website […]

Grief support important for pet’s well-being

Grief support important for pet’s well-being

FOR THE LOVE OF THE ANIMALS By Dr. Beth Leermakers For an animal lover, one of the most heart-wrenching sights is a dog being dropped off by his family at an animal shelter. Many dogs whimper and cling to their people in apparent despair and confusion, wondering why they’re being left in a loud, scary […]

Media ethics lecture to feature Belo’s Moroney

Media ethics lecture to feature Belo’s Moroney

Jim Moroney (pictured), recently retired publisher of The Dallas Morning News, will give the 19th annual Rosine Smith Sammons Lecture in Media Ethics at SMU at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2. The lecture, titled “I Am an ‘Enemy of the People,’” will be held in Caruth Auditorium in the Owen Arts Center, 6101 Bishop […]

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 […]

Majestic wildlife graces lake’s shores

Majestic wildlife graces lake’s shores

FINE FEATHERED FRIENDS This amazingly beautiful photograph of a bald eagle and a blue heron hanging around together at White Rock Lake was taken by White Rock Lake Weekly reader Phyllis Burright. Congratulations, Phyllis! You just won a $25 gift certificate to a favorite local restaurant. Submit your original photo of the lake or its […]

Big Top becomes ‘Petite Palace’ for new shows

Big Top becomes ‘Petite Palace’ for new shows

BATH HOUSE CULTURAL CENTER By Kathy Beazley   For the first time in North Texas, the Laughter League and The Petite Palace are coming together from Oct. 5-21 to create an intimate, eclectic tent show that will take audiences on an unparalleled journey, which combines the dazzling, daring aura of Cirque du Soleil with the […]

School spirit grows from community support

School spirit grows from community support

By Lacie Kuhn At Lakehill Preparatory School we know that bigger is not always better. Lakehill is — and always has been — small by design. Our kindergarten through 12th grade school combines a strong, engaging academic program with a kind and inclusive community. We pride ourselves on nurturing students’ self-confidence in an inclusive, supportive […]

Landowners trade memories for money

Landowners trade memories for money

HIGHLAND PARK PHARMACY   By Yani Blackburn As soon as the door opens to Highland Park Soda Fountain, one is immersed in the small-town and down-to-earth atmosphere, and then hit by a strong smell of French fries and grilled cheese. This one experience is difficult to find anywhere else in downtown Dallas. Was difficult. Because […]

Hurricane victims benefit from teacher’s art

Hurricane victims benefit from teacher’s art

Boles’ painting chosen for national exhibit By Gigi Ekstrom   French Quarter Duet, an original painting by Lakehill Upper School Visual Arts Chair Scott Boles, was recently accepted for the 2018 National Art Education Association (NAEA) Member Exhibition.  The event is in Virginia at the NAEA Studio & Gallery from Oct. 1 through January 4, […]

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