Maze featuring Frankie Beverly “We Are One” Tour Scheduled for Ft. Worth

Maze featuring Frankie Beverly has established a trust fund with music lovers worldwide.  Fans know when they attend a Maze concert they will be treated to an evening of honest, raw soul music. And that’s how it has been for more than 40 years. Nothing has changed. The band has stayed in its lane, continuing […]

A different view from Dr. King’s Mountaintop

By Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor Each of us strongly believe we truly know Dr. Martin Luther King, but do we really? And if we knew more about the man, would our opinion of him change? Those questions are explored in the Dallas Theater Center’s production of The Mountaintop. This creates a unique experience for the […]

Gladys Knight: A Candid Conversation

by Mary L. Datcher Special to the NNPA from The Chicago Defender Motown Records was considered the number one most influential company to lead in setting a precedent for talent, style, good music, swag and success. The Detroit label was founded on the same business model of automotive companies that ruled the blue collar town […]

Richardson’s Cottonwood Art Festival

The fall edition of the City of Richardson’s Cottonwood Art Festival will be held Oct. 3-4. This juried show will bring some of the country’s top artists to a festival that includes energizing live music, craft beer, and a variety of enticing food options. Now in its 46th year, the festival attracts guests with museum-quality art, […]

Dallas Opera hosting auditions to find six dancers for holiday performances

The Dallas Opera has announced an opportunity for talented dancers with acrobatic skills, to take part in the world premiere of Becoming Santa Claus. The holiday program kicks off on Friday, Dec. 4. The Dallas Opera is seeking a wide range of candidates with a good level of training in dance and theater. Performers with experience in […]

41st Annual Harambee Festival scheduled for Oct. 31

The Harambee Festival Steering Committee, in conjunction with the City of Dallas, will be hosting the 41stAnnual Harambee Festival, an African- American cultural event created to give children a safe alternative to Halloween. Harambee is an East African Swahili word meaning “Let’s Pull Together.” This festival has become a treasured fall tradition connecting thousands of […]

Plano hosting first-ever Block Party to rock Downtown

Downtown Plano is holding a big block party on September 26 from 6 P.M. to 10 P.M..  The bash begins with a concert at the intersection of 16thStreet and J Place featuring Northern National and Kirk Thurmond & The Millenials.  Party-goers are urged to bring their own lawn chairs. Tickets are $15.  VIP tickets ($50) […]

DART offering special service to the State Fair of Texas

Dallas Area Rapid Transit is the easiest way for family and friends to travel to the 2015 State Fair of Texas. DART Rail and Trinity Railway Express (TRE) passengers can simply transfer to Green Line trains showing “Fair Park,” “Buckner” or “Lawnview” and ride to the front door from Sept. 25 through Oct. 18. The […]

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