For a few bones, artists will entertain

For a few bones, artists will entertain

The ninth annual Concert for Kindness returns to Moody Performance Hall on March 10, bringing performance and visual artists together to celebrate art and animals all while raising funds for homeless pets. Presented by Artists for Animals, the evening features a multimedia concert, a silent auction and a heartwarming photography and art presentation. Proceeds from […]

Albright discusses fascism, foreign policy, Trump

Albright discusses fascism, foreign policy, Trump

By Kara Schectman On Sunday, Feb. 11, the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth welcomed 2,500 guests and the 64th Secretary of State Madeleine Albright to the McFarlin Auditorium on the SMU Campus. Albright discussed her latest New York Times #1 Bestseller Fascism: A Warning. Albright is the first female U.S. Secretary of State, serving […]

Local actress takes risks in ‘High Dive’

Local actress takes risks in ‘High Dive’

By Shari Goldstein Stern Who has ever, while perched on a high diving board, trembling with fear, and with a knot in your stomach, wished no one would see you if turned around and retreated back down to the safety of your beach towel down below? For White Rock and East Dallasites, maybe you were […]

Parasailing from iconic landmark not smart

Parasailing from iconic landmark not smart

Reader Greg Johnson sent in this photograph he took recently at Flag Pole Hill. The parasailor was trying to take off from the top of the hill and make it over power lines, Northwest Highway and nearby trees to fly over White Rock Lake. He did not succeed. Congratulations, Greg! You just won a $25 […]

Luncheon discusses women in the early church

Luncheon discusses women in the early church

By Shelia Huffman Rev. Dr. Katie Hays was guest speaker at the Disciples Women’s February meeting at Central Christian Church. Her topic was “Women’s Moral Agency in the Early Church.” Katie currently pastors Galileo Church, where LGBT and neurodiversity are welcome. However, Katie grew up in a more traditional congregation, one where women did everything. […]

Monster says: Trade books for treats

Monster says: Trade books for treats

By Ava Skipworth Monster Yogurt is helping Read Across America this month. Through March 2, all locations will be taking book donations to be delivered to local low-income schools. Local yogurt lovers are encouraged to donate new or gently used books so that no child is left behind when it comes to enriching themselves through […]

‘What Men Want’ isn’t what anyone needs in a movie

‘What Men Want’ isn’t what anyone needs in a movie

By Chic DiCiccio How many movies would you pick for a remake before you got to 2000’s Mel Gibson-starring “What Women Want?” One hundred? Five thousand? One million? If someone has been counting towards that exact figure, your work here is done, my friend.  On the surface, flipping the gender from “What Women Want” to […]

Laughter the way to their hearts

Laughter the way to their hearts

By Jan Norton Give the gift of laughter to your special someone this year! Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Backdoor Comedy Club located inside the Doubletree Hotel at 8250 N. Central Expressway in Dallas. And if you don’t have a date that evening, don’t cry about it; laugh it off at Dallas’ longest running stand-up comedy […]

Area active as others watched big game

Area active as others watched big game

By David Mullen While most of America suffered through a boring Super Bowl LIII and with all due respect to the dynasty that is the New England Patriots and their defense that kept the Los Angeles Rams at bay, the sports world did not come to a halt.   In fact, there were a few […]