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 […]

Making dumplings, roof-top yoga all part of Avenue of Fun

Making dumplings, roof-top yoga all part of Avenue of Fun

All day on Saturday, April 27, head for Lowest Greenville, because that’s where you’ll find a full day’s worth of food, drinks and activities. The Lowest Greenville Collective is hosting the celebration, which will showcase everything the bustling street has to offer, including the area’s restaurants, bars and shops. Starting at 10 a.m., the jam-packed […]

Volunteers needed for rescue workers

Volunteers needed for rescue workers

The Dallas CERT Volunteer program needs individuals who are willing to volunteer as “victims” in a realistic disaster scenario, which is the final exercise for the participating responders. Volunteers should prepare to be made up with casualty simulation wounds/makeup. The volunteers should wear clothing that may be sacrificed to stage (simulated) blood and make-up — […]

Lake-a-Palooza ready to make a splash

Lake-a-Palooza ready to make a splash

By Ann Ranson Music lovers, families, lovers of the lake and its natural beauty are invited to enjoy the 2019 Lake-a-Palooza! Music Festival on the shores of White Rock Lake. The event is on April 27 from noon until 9 p.m. The Bath House Cultural Center (BHCC) has long stood for arts in East Dallas.  […]

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 […]

Garden announces summer fun

Garden announces summer fun

  By Juliette Coulter From April 15 to October 31, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden unveils “Celebrate the Children,” an art exhibition designed and created by Gary Lee Price. Guests can interact with beautiful, hand-crafted bronze sculptures of children, which are displayed throughout the garden.  Created by Price, “Celebrate the Children” features more than […]

Family trail walk part of race day fun

Family trail walk  part of race day fun

On you marks, get set, go! The 2019 Run the Highlands begins on April 27 at 8:30 a.m. on Church Road in front of Lake Highlands High School. Sponsored by the Lake Highlands Junior Women’s League, the race is a certified 10k and 5k, and is timed using state-of-the-art electronic timing. Special awards are given […]

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 […]

Doggie limbo? Yes! Carnival promises fun

Doggie limbo? Yes! Carnival promises fun

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Easter egg hunts aren’t just for children! Dogs can also enjoy searching for treats. Last year, I took my foster dog Panda to an Easter egg hunt where the dog or his person was required to touch each treat-filled plastic egg with his or her nose. Because Panda wasn’t interested in […]

‘Prowler’ ready to make Dallas home

‘Prowler’ ready to make Dallas home

By Carla Meadows The Frontiers of Flight Museum will mark the arrival of its latest aircraft, the Northrop Grumman EA-6B “Prowler” BuNo 162228, with a community celebration on Saturday, April 13 from 10 a.m. to noon. This family-fun event features veteran speakers, photo ops, Q&A with former “Prowler” pilots and crew, refreshments, and activities for […]

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