‘The Art of the Brick’ hits Perot in 2019

‘The Art of the Brick’ hits Perot in 2019

Millions of LEGO bricks used to create everything from the masterpieces of Da Vinci and Van Gogh to feats of engineering will intrigue guests as part of the spectacular The Art of the Brick traveling exhibition, which will headline the 2018-2019 season lineup at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. And a fascinating display […]

NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY

NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY

Free field trip adventures require donations By Juliette Coulter North Texas Giving Day is turning 10 years old and there is a lot to celebrate, including the many White Rock Lake-area nonprofits that participate. One of these nonprofits, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, is participating again and needs your help.  Located on the shores […]

Serrecchia a ‘singular sensation’ to Booker T.

Serrecchia a ‘singular sensation’ to Booker T.

By Shari Goldstein Stern   Many Dallas area theater-goers know that if a program lists Michael Serrecchia as director, they’ve made a good choice. Likewise, when area performers learn that Serrecchia’s directing a show, they grab their leg warmers and rush to auditions in a heartbeat.  Now the respected director is bringing Broadway to Booker […]

Professional kite flyers take to the skies

Professional kite flyers take to the skies

TRINITY RIVER KITE FESTIVAL From Staff Reports All the kite flying fun and adventure a heart can desire will be found at the Trinity River Kite Festival, formerly known as the Trinity River Wind Festival.  The event, produced by the Trinity Commons Foundation and the City of Dallas, is on Sept. 22 from 11 a.m.-5 […]

REMEMBERING 9/11

REMEMBERING 9/11

“Mother’s Heart” I sing the songs of our forefathers — And add a verse for you! Say a prayer to Lord Jesus, To see us safely through. Don’t let us be a martyr To those who hate our homeland — Heal the pain, so cruelly given, Please help us understand — The need to reach […]

Okra takes over The Lot

Okra takes over The Lot

Promise of Peace Gardens raising funds for local school children and their families By Elizabeth Dry Okrapalooza 2018 is this Sunday, Sept. 9 at The Lot in East Dallas. This is the ninth year the Promise of Peace Community Gardens have brought together Dallas’ top chefs to cook off for the best okra dish while […]

Dallas Beer Kitchen forgot the kitchen

Dallas Beer Kitchen forgot the kitchen

By Sara Newberry Dallas Beer Kitchen has definitely been through some ups and downs in its five-year history. After opening in 2013, they thrived until construction affected business so deeply that the former owner had to close the doors. Amazingly, two investors swooped in, and the place reopened after only five days. There was talk […]

Ethan Hawke creates a masterpiece, and a star, in ‘Blaze’

Ethan Hawke creates a masterpiece, and a star, in ‘Blaze’

By Chic DiCiccio “Blaze” is director Ethan Hawke’s love letter to country singer Blaze Foley, a belligerent, surly drunk who was tragically killed at the age of 40. Blaze wasn’t a good husband, friendly to audiences or remotely close to any commercial success, but he was exceptional at one thing: writing country songs.  So, what […]

Women’s Ministry offers ‘pay as you may’ cooking classes

Women’s Ministry offers ‘pay as you may’ cooking classes

By Shelia Huffman   To help Instant Pot owners get to know their appliance, overcome their fears and get cooking, Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) held a class Saturday morning on Instant Pot Cooking.   The Instant Pot is the third generation, programmable pressure cooker that can also slow cook meals, saute vegetables, boil […]

IT IS EASY BEING GREEN!

IT IS EASY BEING GREEN!

Semis glide past regulations   By Naïma Hill Not only do we have to battle immense traffic, potholes and constant construction on our Dallas roads, we have to do it all smashed amidst huge diesel trucks. I worry about the emissions from my car, but every time I’m near the gigantic trucks, I peer over, […]

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