New cabaret show ‘touches the soul’

New cabaret show ‘touches the soul’

By Michelle Metzger CC Young hosted Dallas legend Denise Lee and her non-profit organization Visions for Change for a seven-show cabaret series. The first show “Back to the Hideaway: A Celebration of Love & Friendship,” featured both Dallas cabaret artist Denise Lee and renowned recording artist Gary Lynn Floyd. Floyd’s music has been a favorite […]

Braised Oxtails

Braised Oxtails

3 pounds oxtails 3 tablespoons vegetable oil  3 slices thick cut bacon, sliced into 1/4-inch pieces 1 onion, diced  1 carrot, diced  2 stalks celery, diced  1/4 cup tomato paste 3 tablespoons flour 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 1/2 cups red wine 1 cup beef stock  One (28-ounce) can whole tomatoes Salt and pepper  Heat oven […]

‘Nocturnes’ premiers to rave reviews

‘Nocturnes’ premiers to rave reviews

By Natalie Merrill Music often has a way of bringing people together in special ways — a truth Dallas resident Simon Pruitt wants to ensure musicians and audience members alike never forget. As a 17-year-old at Lake Highlands High School in November 2021, Pruitt organized a one-day music festival he called “One Time Only (OTO)” […]

Dallas Jackals promise fun in the scrum

Dallas Jackals promise fun in the scrum

By David Mullen The roads surrounding Globe Life Field have been cleared of the confetti from the Texas Rangers World Championship parade. The shiny $1.2 billion dome is being prepared for Opening Day against the Chicago Cubs on Thursday, March 28, a World Series ring ceremony two days later and a week of MLB All-Star […]

Acclaimed singers make TDO debut

Acclaimed singers make TDO debut

Charles Gounod’s setting of Shakespeare’s greatest love story, “Romeo and Juliet,” closes out the 2023/2024 mainstage season at The Dallas Opera (TDO), beginning on Friday, March 1. Three additional performances take place on March 3 (matinee), 6 and 9, at the Winspear Opera House. This new-to-Dallas production of “Romeo and Juliet” stars soprano Golda Schultz […]

Pork in Tomatillo Sauce

Pork in Tomatillo Sauce

About 3 pounds boneless country-style pork ribs, cut into 1-inch pieces 8 tomatillos, husked, rinsed, and halved 1 white onion, peeled and cut into 6 wedges 2 serranos, seeded 2 cloves garlic, peeled 1 bunch cilantro 3 tablespoons vegetable oil  Salt and pepper In a stockpot, combine pork and water to cover.  Season with salt […]

Demon barber headed to Lyric

Demon barber headed to Lyric

By Juliette Coulter Lyric Stage, a theatre company dedicated to the development and preservation of the musical, presents “Sweeney Todd” from March 15 to April 7. These performances will be presented at Lyric Stage’s new studio stage.  “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” is the unsettling tale of a Victorian-era barber who returns […]

Could a tortoise beat a hare?

Could a tortoise beat a hare?

By Dr. Beth Leermakers When my lab swims in the pond at the dog park, I look for turtles before I throw her ball. I often see turtles pop under the water when my girl enthusiastically launches herself into the pond. I’m not sure they’d bite her, but I’m not taking any chances. Those brave […]

Mavericks quietly in position to win

Mavericks quietly in position to win

By David Mullen The Dallas Mavericks are heading out of the All-Star break halfway point of the NBA season right where they want to be. They are quietly getting better and stronger, and NBA teams, pundits and fans have yet to take notice.  Forward Luka Doncic leads the NBA in scoring with a 34.2 points […]

V Streets ready to party

V Streets ready to party

By Richard Redig The Vanderbilt to Vickery Association is excited to announce the return of its annual Lower Greenville Avenue St. Patrick’s Day Block Party, the largest of its kind in Dallas, on Saturday, March 16. The Block Party runs 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Lower Greenville between Vanderbilt and Vickery. Guests 21 and older are […]

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