MOTOWN was the soundtrack of American history

Krisha Marcano (Florence Ballard), Allison Semmes (Diana Ross) & Trisha Jeffrey (Mary Wilson)
MOTOWN THE MUSICAL First National Tour (c) Joan Marcus, 2014

By Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is one of the most anticipated shows of the summer in Dallas and it kicks off at the Winspear July 28 and will be on stage until August 16. Guests are looking forward to the music and with at least 40 songs we all know and love, theatergoers will […]

The themes in Motown the Musical reflect news headlines today

Jesse Nager brings Smokey Robinson's Motown story to life. (C) Joan Marcus, 2015

By Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor Jessie Nager enjoys the honor of bringing Smokey Robinson’s Motown story to life in MOTOWN THE MUSICAL which is landing in Dallas July 28 – Aug. 16. Nager joined the Broadway company over two years ago as a member of the Temptations and other roles throughout the show such as […]

4th Annual Dallas Hip-Hop Dance Festival kicks off this weekend

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This weekend, over 400 dancers from California, Missouri, Austin, San Antonio, Houston, Laredo, Mesquite, Fort Worth and Dallas, will take the stage at the prestigious Majestic Theater in Downtown Dallas to show you what they are made of; and to celebrate community, passion and diversity. The Dallas Hip-Hop Dance Festival, also known as DHDF, is […]

Marvin Gaye fans can win tickets to MOTOWN THE MUSICAL in Dallas!

Jarran Muse as Marvin Gaye & Cast
MOTOWN THE MUSICAL First National Tour
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Marvin Gaye was one of the brightest stars in the legendary hey days of Motown. No story about the historic music label would be complete without shining a spotlight on Mr. Marvin Gaye. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, in Dallas July 26 – Aug. 16, will feature our favorite Marvin songs. North Dallas Gazette readers are invited […]

Garland NAACP hosting 13th Annual Community Health Fair and Back-to-School Rally


The NAACP Garland Unit will host the 13th Annual Health Fair and Back-To-School Rally at Mt. Hebron Missionary Baptist Church on Saturday, August 22 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m at 1233 Highway 66 in Garland. Partnering with the NAACP Garland Branch for this community outreach event is: Baylor Hospital at Garland, City of Garland, Garland ISD (GISD), Mount Hebron […]

FOX’s Next Empire Artist Bus is coming to Dallas August 14-15

If you think you got can "sang" then step up to Fox's Empire Gold bus when it rolls into Dallas and prove it!

So Dallas do you think you can sing better than Cookie’s sons? Then get ready because now you will have a chance to prove it when FOX’s Next Empire Artist bus tour rolls into Dallas August 14-15. EMPIRE is bringing fans the ultimate music experience this summer as it launches the “FOX’s Next Empire Artist” […]

Win tickets to Ringling Brothers Circus!

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Did you ever dream of running away and joining the Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus as a kid? Was it the glorious elephants, did you want to be a tiger trainer, or ride the horses? Well, for one night at least you can runaway and revisit your circus dreams when you win a pair of tickets […]

Plenty to do at Fair Park in July


Fair Park offers plenty of fun and entertaining events year round and not just during the State Fair of Texas season. Here are just a few of the activities you can enjoy throughout the month. Daily events include: Esplanade Fountain Shows Discovery Garden Butterfly House African American Museum Dallas Children’s Aquarium Hall of State   […]

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