38th Dallas Black Dance Theatre season kicks off with DanceAfrica Sept. 19-20

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The 38th Season for Dallas Black Dance Theatre (DBDT) will feature a  new series in November – the Director’s Choice. Presented by Texas Instruments, the Director’s Choice will celebrate the choreography of contemporary dance masters Alvin Ailey, Gene Hill Sagan, and Elisa Monte. Also new this season, both performing companies, DBDT and DBDT II will [...]

Happy birthday to Bryton James!

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Bryton James from the beloved soap opera The Young and the Restless is celebrating his birthday today! James won a Daytime Emmy for “Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series” in 2007. He was nominated for the same award in 2006 and 2008. He also won an NAACP Image Award for “Outstanding Actor in a [...]

Mountain View College’s Community Garden Is An Oasis in a “Food Desert”

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A new, 40-bed organic garden at Mountain View College – its Slow Food Community Garden – will be an oasis in a food desert, serving as a place where area residents, the college’s students and its employees can plant their own food and cultivate learning at the same time. On Thurs., Aug. 21, at 3 [...]

Garland NAACP hosting 12th Annual Health Fair and Back-To-School Rally

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On Saturday, August 23 the NAACP Garland Branch will host the 12th Annual Health Fair and Back-To-School Rally at Mt. Hebron Missionary Baptist Church, 1233 Highway 66, Garland. Each year in excess of 1100 Garland area residents; children and adults have attended this event and received a variety of services. This year we anticipate an [...]

Art Centre Theatre offering 100 free tickets to needy children for Beauty & the Beast

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The spirit of giving in The Beauty and the Beast is not lost on the Art Centre Theatre’s (ACT) Administrative Staff as more than 100 tickets for this show will be offered to disadvantaged children for free. This giveaway is part of an ongoing project with Plano based “My Friends House,” “City House.” And “for [...]

Win tickets to see Cab Calloway’s Story at Grand Prairie Uptown Theater

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Cab Calloway was arguably the most celebrated singer, dancer, vaudevillian, bandleader of the Harlem Renaissance of the 1930s and ’40s Swing Era. Now you can win tickets to see the story brought to life.  The Texas Family Musicals is bringing Cab’s story to the stage in The Cab Calloway Story at the Grand Prairie Uptown [...]

Disney will release Mary Poppins Legacy Collection on August 26

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BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Walt Disney Records’ newly created line of collectible CDs, Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection, celebrates the anniversaries of Disney’s most cherished and classic films that have been enchanting audiences for generations. The label honors one of the most celebrated and beloved soundtracks of all time with the 50th anniversary release of the Walt [...]

Dogfight playing at the Addison Watertower Theatre

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Dogfight is based on Nancy Savoca’s 1991 film Dogfight was an imperfect but heartrending romance by achingly tender performances from Lili Taylor and River Phoenix. The musical is takes place 1963 in San Francisco Bay area during 1963.  The first act introduces the audience to Boland (Kyle Igneczi), Birdlace (Zak Reynolds) and Bernstein (Matt Ransdell, [...]

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