Jubilation II: The Colors of Christmas is a unique musical celebration for the season

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By Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor Jubilation II: The Colors of Christmas is one of the few unique seasonal program celebrations Dallas theater goers can enjoy. The show is filled with clever Christmas re-mixes of well-known Motown and R&B hits. Jubilee artistic director Tre Garrett and music director Geno Young do an incredible job of rewriting familiar tunes adding a holiday […]

Grand Prairie native serves with a Navy Maritime Patrol Squadron

Petty Officer 2nd Class Clarence Allen is an aviation structural mechanic with VP-16, a Jacksonville-based squadron that operates the Navy’s newly-designed maritime patrol aircraft, the P-8A Poseidon. (Photo Credit: Navy)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 2006 Grand Prairie High School graduate and Grand Prairie, Texas native is serving with Patrol Squadron Sixteen (VP-16), also known as the “War Eagles”. Petty Officer 2nd Class Clarence Allen is an aviation structural mechanic with VP-16, a Jacksonville-based squadron that operates the Navy’s newly-designed maritime patrol aircraft, the P-8A Poseidon. […]

Andrew F. Scott joins UT Dallas Arts and Tech roster

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Whether by studying the intersections of medicine and technology or by creating art that fuses the digital and analog, new faculty who have joined UT Dallas’ School of Arts and Humanities this fall add to the breadth of expertise housed in the Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building. Seven tenure or tenure-track faculty members are […]

Dallas Police receiving bullet and stab proof vests donation from Texas Kennel Club

Texas Kennel Club is helping to protect the Dallas Police Department's K9 Unit

Texas Kennel Club will present 3 Stab Proof/Bullet Proof Vests to the most recent additions to the Dallas Police K-9 unit.  This presentation will be held at their Saturday, December 6th Conformation and Obedience Shows at Dallas Market Hall, Dallas, TX, at approximately 1:45pm in the Group Ring. The Dallas police department canine squad was […]

Local writer wins prestigious Pushcart Prize

Latoya Watkins wins Pushcart Prize

Editor’s Note: Ms. Watkins is a former NDG Contributing Writer. The staff heartily congratulates her on this achievement.  The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses series, published every year since 1976, is one the most honored literary projects in America. The writers featured in the annual anthology are selected from more than 8,000 entries, […]

Free HIV and STD testing offered today by DCHHS

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With the theme, “Focus, Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-free Generation,” healthcare leaders, professionals, and advocates around the world unite on World AIDS Day 2014 to raise awareness about AIDS and Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) is on board. DCHHS health officials are urging Dallas County residents to take advantage of a free opportunity to […]

Enjoy the music of the season at UT Dallas

Students from the UT Dallas advanced orchestra and chamber music ensembles will perform with faculty members and guest artists under the direction of composer-conductor Robert Xavier Rodrguez on Friday.

This week, the Fall Student Art Festival will showcase the work of more than 600 students from more than 40 courses, and the annual Holiday Sing will cap off the week with songs of the season. On Saturday, UT Dallas’ oldest continuous cultural tradition celebrates “Holidays Around the World.” Performed by the UT Dallas Chamber […]

Historic marker unveiled honoring Dallas’ St. Paul United Methodist

From left to right: Bishop Mike McKee, North Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church; Dr. Henry Masters; Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson; Rev. Richie Butler, St. Paul United Methodist Church; Dr. Don Baynham, Chair, Dallas County Historical Commission; Rev. Elzie Odom, Jr., Associate Pastor, St. Luke “Community” United Methodist Church; and THC Commissioner Michael Donegan. (Credit: St. Paul)

The Texas Historical Commission and the Dallas County Historical Association unveiled a new historic marker for St. Paul United Methodist Church last week. “We are certainly proud of our history and the staying power of those who came before us.  Most organizations have moved on in this community. We believe God has a plan for […]

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