Category: Events

Navigating Change Upcoming Virtual Learning Sessions

MCEC COVID-19 Support for Our Community. Life for military families and children, and the educators who support them, has changed drastically. MCEC offers supportive resources, including the upcoming learning sessions listed here, to help parents and educators adjust and move forward in times of uncertainty.   Upcoming Sessions for the Week of March 30 – April 3 Session 4 | Making Behavior Management Positive Monday,… Read more »

Join the Dell Center for Healthy Living for a Webinar on Covid- 19: Fighting Fire Blindfolded

COVID-19: Fighting a Fire Blindfolded   Presented by:   Joseph B. McCormick, MD James Steele Professor of Epidemiology, UTHealth School of Public Health in Brownsville Adjunct Professor, UT School of Biomedical Informatics Adjunct Professor of Medicine, UTHealth McGovern SOM   Susan P. Fisher-Hoch, MD Professor of Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences, UTHealth School of Public Health in Brownsville   Dr. Joseph B. McCormick… Read more »

Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas to honor DSO’s Kim Noltemy with 2020 Advocate for the Arts award at April 26 Gala

Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas (CCGD) is thrilled to announce that Kim Noltemy, Ross Perot President & CEO of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, has been named the organization’s 2020 Advocate for the Arts award recipient. The Advocate for the Arts award is presented yearly to honor one individual or organization that has made remarkable contributions to the growth and advancement of the arts in… Read more »

The Common Language Project: Fortune now!

“No one sleeps in this room without the dream of a common language” ADRIENNE RICH *** Born of a desire to bring the many members of the North Texas poetry community into conversation with each other, The Common Language Project places participants in the same room and turns them loose to dream. United by a list of shared words and confined only by the space of a page, the poems of the project weave a tapestry of radically divergent experiences that sing, simmer and singe. Together, these poems give us a place to come together, somewhere from which we can start, from which we can thrive.

This year, we invite you to enter the realm of fortune. Strike out and make it, or seek and share what is already prophesied; the choices along the way are yours alone to make. Can you yet chart a course avoiding tempests, literal or figurative? Will you hold, or bet it all? Enchant us with works of risk and reward, promise and peril, decision and destiny. Fortune favors the brave.

Call for Souper Bowl Sponsors

Cool weather has arrived and that means it’s time to eat soup and buy a bowl to feed a family. Souper Bowl 2020 is scheduled for February 27th, a Thursday evening from 5:00pm – 8:00pm. The event supports the Coastal Bend Food Bank as well as the Art Center. Now is an especially important time to be a part of Souper Bowl. The organizers… Read more »

It’s Just Around the Musical Corner: Cactus Pear Music Festival’s Feb. 23rd Soirée “WINTER REPRIEVE”

     The Feb. 23rd Soirée is just around the corner,when CPMF artistic director-candidate Ryo Yanagitani, the 2009 San Antonio International Piano Competition [SAIPC] Gold Medalist, is joined by renowned clarinetist Garrick Zoeter and SA Symphony cellist Quizhen Liu for a “Winter Reprieve,” with works by Beethoven and Brahms, along with trios by Zemlinski, Rota and Vincent D’Indy.    Don’t wait, there is limited… Read more »

Austin Dragon Boat Teams host Open House on Saturday, February 15

Paddles with a Purpose (PWP), Austin’s first and only breast cancer survivor dragon boat team is joining the Austin Coolers dragon boat team in hosting an open house or “open boat” on Saturday February 15 from 2-5pm at the Waller Creek Boathouse, ​74 Trinity Street​. Everyone is welcome to come get in the boat and try out dragon boating. Extra life jackets and paddles… Read more »

Houston’s home for musical theatre launches a new six-show season in September with a pre-Broadway engagement of 1776

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) announced the exciting line-up of musicals for its 2020-2021 Season via a video interview with Artistic Director, Dan Knechtges, by Arts & Culture Producer, Ernie Manouse. Just in time for the Presidential election, the six-show series at Houston’s Hobby Center will launch in September with the highly-anticipated Broadway revival of 1776, prior to its arrival in New York City.… Read more »

Good Sam Named Finalist For Shark Tank Style Event

Good Samaritan Community Services (Good Sam) was named as a finalist today for Philanthropitch San Antonio 2020. The agency’s proposed pitch would improve kindergarten readiness and empower more families in our community each year.   “We are humbled and grateful to be selected as a finalist for this amazing event, and we offer congratulations to all finalists and their intentional projects as we work… Read more »

The Writer’s Garret Spring Open House This Weekend

1250 Majesty Dr | Dallas, TX 75247 Saturday, January 25th | 1:00-4:00pm FREE and open to the public   Join us this Saturday, January 25th, 1pm-4pm, as we start our 25th anniversary celebration with readings, drinks, and refreshments! You’ll hear about our successes in 2019, find out about some of our spring classes, and get a sneak peek at our plans for 2020! RSVP Now Thank you… Read more »

Honoring Mothers Save the Date

19th Annual Honoring Mothers Luncheon       Friday, 8 May 2020   11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.   Grand Hyatt     Presenting Rachel Louise Snyder     Rachel is the author of No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us.   Rachel Louise Snyder is the author of Fugitive Denim: A Moving Story of People and Pants in… Read more »

January 2019 Exhibitions & Public Programs

Sunday Brunch with Lawndale Sunday, January 27 11 AM – 1 PM Tickets: $100 // $75 (Lawndale Members)  Artworks: $300 (per work) Support Lawndale’s vibrant exhibitions and programs while feasting on Bloody Marys, mimosas, and art! At this new fundraiser, nineteen 8 x 10″ artworks created and donated by artists in the Lawndale community will be exhibited anonymously and can be purchased for $300,… Read more »

The Writer’s Garret Spring Open House

You’re invited to kick off the new year with The Writer’s Garret! Join us on Saturday, January 26th, 1pm-4pm, as we celebrate the goals we’ve accomplished in 2018 and preview the exciting new projects that lie ahead this year for WINS, Rail Writers, Write to Heal, spring workshops, and more. Join us for live music, readings, drinks, and refreshments! Free & Open to the Public! 1250… Read more »

This November: Solana d’Lamant memorial, publishing tips, FREE poetry workshops for DISD, and more

 November is a time to reflect on the things we hold dear. At The Writer’s Garret this month, we honor the memory of a dear poet and friend, give the gift of poetry to Dallas children, and celebrating new chances to write with you. November means FREE poetry workshops for YOUR Dallas ISD school! The Dallas Public Library’s annual Express Yourself Youth Poetry Competition… Read more »

November 2018 Exhibitions and Public Programs in Houston

Lawndale Lending Library Pop-Up Exhibition BRAVERY IS CONTAGIOUSby Sarah Fisher Yours, Mine, and Ours: Selections from the Lawndale Lending Library Collaboration with Houston Community College – Central Monday, October 29 – Friday, November 9, 2018HCC Central Campus Art Gallery (3517 Austin Street, Houston, TX 77004)   Reception Thursday, November 1 6 – 8 PM Join the event on Facebook!   Get a sneak preview of the… Read more »

Get your tickets for one of Dallas’ best holiday concerts!

FALL INTO WINTER featuring members of Dallas Bach Society   November 25, 2018 at 7:30 pm Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center     Single tickets are now available!   Part of the Deloitte concert series, CCGD’s ‘Fall into Winter’ will feature music of the Renaissance and Baroque time periods, as well as many traditional holiday favorites. In addition to the music of J. S.… Read more »

Green happenings at Cibolo Nature Center & Farm

Green Happenings     Here are some things going on this month, both here at the Cibolo Nature Center & Farm and in the community at large that we thought you might be interested in.     Become a Member Today!       Fall Wildlife Field Research Week    Wildlife Field Research Week was October 8-13, and included prairie vegetation, riparian woody plant, small… Read more »

Cactus Pear Music Festival’s Nov. 4 Soiree: Albéniz to Weber

Our NOVEMBER 4th “Soirée Special” concert is almost here and seats are filling up quickly as we begin our SEVENTH Soirée Season of intimate and exclusive performances. We open our season with an incredible group of musicians: pianist DANIEL ANASTASIO, San Antonio Symphony’s Principal Clarinet ILYA SHTERENBERG, and San Francisco cellist JONAH KIM who join artistic director and violinist STEPHANIE SANT’AMBROGIO in a program that will take you… Read more »

9th Annual Over the Edge Event at Embassy Suites to Benefit Special Olympics

Special Olympics Texas today unveiled details surrounding its upcoming 9th Annual Over the Edge event, which is set to take place once again at the Embassy Suites Hotel in downtown Houston on Saturday, November 17, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Raising funds to support the organization’s more than 59,000 athletes, Over the Edge will provide an adrenaline rush for a good cause… Read more »

Don’t Miss Cactus Pear Music Festival’s Nov. 4 Soiree: Albéniz to Weber

  Our NOVEMBER 4th “Soirée Special” concert is almost here ready to inaugurate our SEVENTH Soirée Season of intimate and exclusive performances. We open our season with an incredible group of musicians: pianist DANIEL ANASTASIO, San Antonio Symphony’s Principal Clarinet ILYA SHTERENBERG, and San Fransisco cellist JONAH KIM who join artistic director and violinist STEPHANIE SANT’AMBROGIO in a program that will take you “from Albéniz to Weber.” From a… Read more »