Physician has important role in challenging show

Physician has important role in challenging show

By Shari Goldstein Stern “Nants ingonyama bagithi baba, Sithui (uhm) ingonyama,” opens “The Lion King’s” (TLK) “Circle of Life” in Zulu. Said another way, “it is the lion’s way; the lion is winning; it’s a victory.” That familiar first note tells you you’re in the right, familiar place. The mysterious, haunting melody opening the first […]

You can lead a horse to DART but you can’t …

You can lead a horse to DART but you can’t …

Officer Smokey, from the Dallas Police Mounted Patrol Unit (DPDMU), along with his four-legged and two-legged colleagues, participated in a student safety event with Dallas Area Rapid Transit this week. The DPDMU was established in 1982. The police horse is mostly used as a “patrol vehicle” that can be deployed on back streets, alleys, apartment […]

Pilot heads to North Pole for cold, hard cash

Pilot heads to North Pole for cold, hard cash

By Shelia Huffman The mission of Angel Flight South Central (AFSC) is to help people in need by providing free air transportation for medical and humanitarian purposes. The organization arranges travel through a network of volunteer pilots for people who require specialized medical treatment not available to them locally. Every year, Angel Flight pilots fly […]

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 […]

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