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Archive for: November, 2012

Dallas Organizations Educate Locals on Middle East Revolts

Dallas Organizations Educate Locals on Middle East Revolts

As revolts continue in the Middle East, organizations in Dallas help educate locals about Current Events

Visit to Harlem Children’s Zone Inspires DISD Trustee Nutall

Visit to Harlem Children’s Zone Inspires DISD Trustee Nutall

Dallas ISD Trustee Bernadette Nutall and Councilwoman Carolyn Davis visited the Harlem Children’s Zone to find inspiration for a program that will help Dallas families in poverty

Salvation Army: Helping us to do good during the holiday season

Salvation Army: Helping us to do good during the holiday season

The Salvation Army Implements Smart-Phone Giving Options at its DFW Red Kettle locations. This holiday season, The Salvation Army will give people a new way to donate to its traditional red kettles at more than 400 location across the DFW area. Between November 2 and Christmas Eve, red kettle stands will display two QR codes [...]

Dallas Theater Center presents a holiday classic

Dallas Theater Center presents a holiday classic

by Kelsey Guy Dallas Theater Center is delighted to present Dickens’ classic tale, A Christmas Carol, at the historic Kalita Humphreys Theater.  DTC Associate Artistic Director Joel Ferrell will direct and choreograph this festive holiday story of redemption and forgiveness that has become a holiday tradition for DTC and for theater-goers across North Texas.  This [...]

Mike Rawlings’ GrowSouth Plan Begins to Show Results

Mike Rawlings’ GrowSouth Plan Begins to Show Results

by Eric Sheffield  Following his election in 2011, the mayor revealed a plan to help rejuvenate South Dallas between 2012 and 2015.  Several months after it’s inception, results to eliminate the area’s ‘blight’ are beginning to show. South Dallas is seldom seen in a glamorous light.  The images of boarded up houses and broken windows [...]

The Politics of Football: Kids in Danger

The Politics of Football:  Kids in Danger

Football is America’s favorite sport and kids can start playing as early as the first grade.  Football is a contact sport, so there is a certain amount of danger involved.  According to a study conducted by the Center for Injury Research, despite more advance protective equipment, football injuries to children ages 6 to 17 have [...]

Dallas fashion designer inspires women

Dallas fashion designer inspires women

by Jennifer Buntz Andre Terry found his niche after accidentally getting placed in the sewing section of his high school home economics class. “The cooking class was full, so that’s when I learned how to sew,” said Terry, who was an all-around athlete at his high school in Austin. “Then I realized girls like clothes [...]

Flamingos Flock to DFW on Behalf of Heart of a Warrior Foundation

Flamingos Flock to DFW on Behalf of Heart of a Warrior Foundation

Non-profit fundraiser to culminate on State Senator Royce West’s office lawn Thursday morning by Keith Hobbs Flocks of flamingos are popping up all over DFW-area lawns, and it’s all thanks to the Heart of a Warrior Charitable Foundationfundraiser. About 100 of our Las Vegas pink friends will migrate to the lawn of State Senator Royce West’s [...]

Social Media Addresses Dog Overpopulation in Dallas

Social Media Addresses Dog Overpopulation in Dallas

by Leila Mustafa Ebony advocates for street dogs and currently works for Dallas CPR and First Aid.  She also has roughly 270 likes on her Facebook page.  Ebony is a Pit Bull-American Bulldog mix. Homeless people fed her after her owners dumped her in South Dallas six to eight months ago and drove away. When [...]

African American Repertory Theater, DeSoto’s best kept secret

African American Repertory Theater, DeSoto’s best kept secret

AART (2007-2012), begins its fifth season with the production Crowns By Mia Castillo Strong singers, engaging actors, and witty dancers all took the stage last Saturday night to produce a play full of laughter, joy and tears. Crowns is the first production of the African American Repertory Theater’s (AART) fifth season. The play is a [...]

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