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Now Playing Irving-Las Colinas: “Erma Bombeck” — Love, Laughter and a Life with a Lasting Legacy

by N.L.Thi-Hamrick on November 13, 2020

“If you can't make it better, you had better laugh at it. And if you can laugh at it, you can live with it,” beloved humorist Erma Bombeck once said. MainStage Irving-Las Colinas has taken...

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#TXBites: Cheba Hut is Now Smoking Good in Dallas

by N.L.Thi-Hamrick on October 21, 2020

Teeming with counter-culture references, the highly buzzed, toasted sub shop Cheba Hut in Deep Ellum openly celebrates the Green Wave. Whether or not you’re a supporter or occasional partaker of the controversial recreation, Dallas Cheba...

The DSO Delights and Delivers with Tchaikovsky’s “Romeo and Juliet”

by N.L. Thi-Hamrick on February 25, 2020

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra romanced the stage with their Valentines’ weekend presentation of Tchaikovsky’s "Romeo and Juliet." The sensational event celebrating love was told through a poignant sonata narrative. Former Assistant Conductor of the DSO...

Rat Pack Lounge: The Kings of Cool Sophistication Are Back in Town

by N.L. Thi-Hamrick on January 24, 2020

The Garland Civic Theatre rings in 2020 and its 52nd Season with the comedic, jukebox musical “The Rat Pack Lounge,” by James Hindman and Ray Roderick. The production boasts over 30 swinging tunes from legendary...

Dallas Chamber Symphony, Not Your Typical Orchestra

by N.L.Thi-Hamrick on November 18, 2019

Time spent with the Dallas Chamber Symphony is truly one-of-a-kind. On October 22nd, the Dallas Chamber Symphony (DCS) elevated what would have been a mundane, run-of-the-mill Tuesday to a dazzling night of refined entertainment, catalyzing...

Glamorous and Galvanizing: Firehouse Theatre’s Gala Previews 2020

by N.L. Thi-Hamrick on October 31, 2019

In show-stopping style, The Firehouse Theatre announced its 2020 season with glam and glitz. Firehouse’s Curtain Call Gala brought guys and gals glittering with sequins, bejeweled headpieces, sharp fedoras and shimmering flapper gowns to the...

Cats: Another Mesmerizing, Memorable Hit From The Firehouse Theatre

by N.L. Thi-Hamrick on September 11, 2019

The Firehouse Theatre - a gem of the Dallas scene - showcases stunning theatrical might in yet another hit, the award-winning Andrew Lloyd Webber musical ‘Cats,’ directed by Mark Mullino. This all-singing, all-dancing musical has...

Lopsided Love Stories: “A Little Night Music”

by N.L. Thi-Hamrick on August 5, 2019

Theatre Frisco presents a story of attraction, affairs and, inevitably, sex. “A Little Night Music,” though recipient of four Tony Awards, is a lesser-known piece by the celebrated Stephen Sondheim. The decorated composer is considered...