Meadows Museum celebrates Chillida

The Meadows Museum will present Dallas’s first exhibition in nearly 30 years dedicated exclusively to the work of Eduardo Chillida (1924-2002), pictured at right, one of Spain’s most celebrated modern sculptors. Sixty-six works of sculpture, drawing, collage, gravitations, graphic works, and a small selection of artists’ books demonstrate the mature phase of Chillida’s career, when […]

Recipe: Pork Chops with Pipiàn

Recipe: Pork Chops with Pipiàn

10 medium tomatillos, husked and rinsed 1 medium yellow onion, cut into 6 wedges 2 poblano peppers 6 cloves garlic, unpeeled 1/4 cup olive oil 1 cup toasted and salted shelled pumpkin seeds (pepitas) 8 center-cut boneless pork loin chops 1/4 cup chopped cilantro, plus more for garnish 2 tablespoons lime juice Salt and pepper […]

In Memoriam: Charles ‘Chuck’ Joseph Connor, Jr

In Memoriam: Charles ‘Chuck’ Joseph Connor, Jr

Beloved husband, father, brother and friend, Charles “Chuck” Joseph Connor Jr., passed away Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. He was born on Sept. 25, 1950, in Dallas, Texas. He attended St. Thomas Aquinas and Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas. Following graduation, he attended East Texas State University in Commerce, Texas, where he […]

Crime Watch: Jan. 23 – 30

Jan. 23 – 7:07 a.m. 5500 Block, Willis Ave. (75206) Burglary of a Motor Vehicle: The suspect broke out the window on the complainant’s vehicle, entered and stole his laptop.   Jan. 23 – 12:24 p.m. 9600 Block, Wickersham Rd. (75238) Home Invasion: The arrested person forced his way into the complainant’s residence, demanded money […]

The State of the Lake

By Nancy Black “A persuasive speech is a specific type of speech in which the speaker has a goal of convincing the audience to accept his or her point of view. The speech is arranged in such a way as to hopefully cause the audience to accept all or part of the expressed view.” — […]

President Dan Micciche, District 3: It’s all about students

By Dan Micciche Student achievement depends on a number of factors that include academics, extracurricular involvement, and social and emotional well-being, to name a few. Student life in Dallas ISD is filled to the brim with vibrant opportunities in all of these areas. That’s the power of a great public school system, one that is […]

Bath House brings more love to the lake

The opening reception for the 24th Annual El Corazón Exhibition is on Saturday, Feb. 3 from 7-9 p.m. at the Bath House Cultural Center. Curated by Jose Vargas, El Corazón is a passionate and eclectic art exhibition that features a variety of ideas, styles and concepts inspired by the human heart (El Corazón), an important […]

Troop 68 welcomes seven new Eagle Scouts

Highland Park United Methodist Church chartered BSA Troop 68 graduated seven scouts to their Eagle rank Dec. 10, 2017. Reaching Eagle rank usually takes between five to nine years in a scout’s journey. The Eagle scouts at this Court of Honor were: William Houston Hall, the son of Kristi and Wallace Hall, attends St. Mark’s […]

Mesquite Tree becomes The Big Easy

Mesquite Tree becomes The Big Easy

By Shari Goldstein Stern It will be Fat Tuesday in the French Quarter when residents of Mesquite Tree Nursing Center (MTNC) pull out the beads and masks to bring Mardi Gras to town. That’s Tuesday, Feb. 13 at the Big Easy — or the Center at 434 Plaza Drive in Mesquite. From 8 to 10 […]