Vietnam pilot recalls memories of war

Vietnam pilot recalls memories of war

Author and Vietnam War veteran Bob Ford will be speaking at the Honoring our Nation’s Heroes event at the Frontiers of Flight Museum on Aug. 18. Ford flew more than one thousand missions in Vietnam as a Huey aircraft commander between 1967-1968. Ford pays tribute to the valiant men he served with and to those […]

Pride part of local actor’s performances

Pride part of local actor’s performances

By Shari Goldstein Stern “Hey Mikey, he likes it,” theater directors say when working with Texas native Mikey Abrams. Some people are just meant to take the stage, and such is the case with this triple-threat. You might call him a comedic actor, dramatic leading man, dancer, singer or drama queen. He is all of […]

Day of Peace event set for Sept. 21

Day of Peace event set for Sept. 21

Peacemakers Inc. is hosting its 10th and final luncheon on Sept. 21 in celebration of the United Nations International Day of Peace. On this special occasion the organization will be honoring Peacemakers Friends, Members and Supporters. The event includes two guest speakers: Dr. T. David Mason, the director of the University of North Texas’ Peace […]

Women conductors ready to wow crowds

Women conductors ready to wow crowds

By Suzanne Calvin The Dallas Opera announced the names of the six conductors selected to participate in the fourth annual residency of the Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas Opera taking place Oct. 28 – Nov. 10 in Dallas. • Sonia Ben-Santamaria (France) • Priscila Bomfim (Brazil) • Sarah Penicka-Smith […]

Secrest laser focused on art

Secrest laser focused on art

By Rebecca Zook August brings artist Jacob Secrest to The Dutch Art Gallery with his solo show and demonstration. The artist will be painting live Saturday, Aug. 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The show runs through Aug. 31. Art Therapy “The hardest battle you will ever have to fight is between who you […]

Summer Salad with Ricotta

Summer Salad with Ricotta

2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/4 cup olive oil 2 cups heirloom cherry tomatoes, halved if large 2 peaches, peeled and cut into 8 wedges each 1/2 cup corn kernels 1 jalapeno, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons chopped tarragon leaves 1 cup ricotta Salt to taste In a bowl, whisk together the lemon juice and olive oil. […]

Beer Garden party celebrates six years

Beer Garden party celebrates six years

Lakewood Brewing Company (LBC) opened its doors in North Texas six years ago, and is throwing a huge celebration party for the community. Everyone is invited to Lakewood’s Taproom & Beer Garden on Saturday, Aug. 4 from Noon to 8 p.m. to enjoy a full day of beer, food, games and live entertainment. Performing on […]

Killer whales? No. Killer humans the problem

Killer whales? No. Killer humans the problem

By Naïma Hill For seven days now, a killer whale off the coast of Washington has been carrying her dead baby. My heart breaks along with everyone else around the world watching. On July 24 the mother gave birth to her baby who lived for 30 minutes. The baby was a southern orca endangered species, […]

Tietze Park transforms into learning zone

Tietze Park transforms into learning zone

Lakewood’s Tietze Park is becoming a Tinkergarten during the month of August. At Tinkergarten, families meet outdoors to connect and learn through play. In this free event, Tinkergarten Leader Emmaline Rosenthal will facilitate an expert-designed play scenario, allowing children of various ages and needs to explore, problem solve, communicate, collaborate and create together. Registration is […]

Big Tex ready for People’s Choice Awards

Big Tex ready for People’s Choice Awards

By Karissa Condoianis Calling all Fair-food fanatics out there — the time is finally here! Tickets are now available for purchase to the 14th Annual Big Tex Choice Awards. Fans will soon have the chance to serve as taste-testers for the 10 finalists in the Fair’s coveted culinary competition. This will also give guests a […]

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