WHITE ROCK CONSERVANCY

WHITE ROCK CONSERVANCY

Local lake photo contest open to all The White Rock Conservancy is now accepting submissions for its 2018 Photo Contest.  They are looking for striking images of wildlife, the wooded areas, architecture/structures, and the lake/bays.  These images may show animal behavior, portraits of wildlife in their natural habitat, plant life, natural landscapes, weather, or people […]

True story of ‘BlacKkKlansman’ delivers strong message

True story of ‘BlacKkKlansman’ delivers strong  message

By Chic DiCiccio The first five minutes of “BlacKkKlansman” feature Alec Baldwin spewing racial epitaphs in what appears to be the making of a bigotry training film. When his sweaty upper lip finally stops moving, he disappears from the movie and is oddly never seen or heard from again.  Then, seconds later, John David Washington’s […]

THE DALLAS OPERA

THE DALLAS OPERA

Costumes generate interest in art form By Suzanne Calvin The Dallas Opera and NorthPark Center are proud to present rarely exhibited historic costumes from the private collection of The Dallas Opera Wardrobe Department. The exhibit, entitled “The Fabric Of Opera,” will be on view from Sept. 12 to Nov. 4 at NorthPark Center, 8687 N. […]

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

Local chef turns the tables on cancer By Shari Goldstein Stern Some babies are born with a silver spoon. Some are born with a 14k ladle. Could anyone argue that if you can make a living doing what you love, it’s a keinehora? Such is the case with Jeffrey Kollinger, who not only adores his […]

AFC looks awfully familiar

AFC looks awfully familiar

By David Mullen Heads up! It’s time for NFL football. Actually, it is heads down. The confusing new tackling rule regarding using your head is proving be a headache. Players remain perplexed as to what is a legal tackle and what is not. Referees, calling penalties in droves during preseason, seem confounded as well. One […]

The Placard Police!

The Placard Police!

By Nancy Black I was furious when I saw it. My brother, who was hoping another candidate would win the presidential election that year, just laughed when he saw it. In the dark of one night, some vandal(s) had defaced our Obama for President sign, which hung on the fence of my mother’s home. They […]

Sweet, savory dishes await

Sweet, savory dishes await

The State Fair of Texas’ 14th Annual Big Tex Choice Award winners are: “Best Taste – Savory” goes to the Hoppin’ John Cake with Jackpot Sauce (pictured) by Winter Family Concessions, while the Arroz con Leche (or Sweet Crispy Rice) by the Garza Family wins “Best Taste – Sweet,” and “Most Creative” presented by Vistaprint […]

Ivins’ political humor lives on in new show

Ivins’ political humor lives on in new show

Tickets are on sale for “Red Hot Patriot — the Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins” produced by One Thirty Productions Oct. 9-20 at the Lochwood Branch Library black box theater. The show stars Marty Van Kleeck as Ivins. Van Kleeck (pictured above) is an award-winning actress and founder of One Thirty Productions. She also serves […]

NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY

NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY

Lake lovers unite for future generations By Deborah Finger   North Texas Giving Day is turning 10 years old, and there is a lot to celebrate, including the many White Rock Lake area nonprofits. One of these nonprofits, For the Love of the Lake (FTLOTL), is participating for its fifth year.  Since 1996, FTLOTL has […]

ANTI-MAFIA MUSEUM

ANTI-MAFIA MUSEUM

Artist travels to Corleone to help city heal By Shelia Huffman Little Forest Hills resident Andrea Davis promotes healing and well-being through her Dallas-based art therapy practice.  Art therapy is a form of expressive therapy that uses the creative process of making art to improve a person’s physical, mental and emotional well-being. It allows clients […]