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Lakehill Prep Benefit Auction : Denim & Diamonds
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The annual Lakehill Preparatory School Benefit Auction, “Denim & Diamonds,” is set for March 23, 2019. This event is the Parent Faculty Club’s primary fundraiser and cannot succeed without your much-appreciated support. The live auction will include a 4 night destination “Land or Sea” vacation, tickets to George Straight in Las Vegas, signed Taylor Swift [...]

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TV : Poldark
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Get ready to Binge… Gorgeous cinematography, fantastic acting and tears of joy will come to your eyes as you experience Captain Ross Poldark while he is always taking care of the underdog. Poldark is a British historical period drama television series based on the novels of the same title by Winston Graham and starring Aidan [...]

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Dallas Mavs St. Patrick’s Parade
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You can’t talk about St. Patrick’s Day in Dallas without mentioning the legendary spectacle that goes down Greenville Avenue on Saturday. 40 shades of green will envelope the city of Dallas as the Dallas Mavs St. Patrick’s Parade & Festival will celebrate and commemorate 4 decades of fanfare and revelry. The Greenville Avenue Area Business [...]

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Restaurant : The Playwright Irish Pub
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This is where I will be celebrating St Patrick’s Day. I love this authentic Irish pub. The owner is from Dublin and has stayed true to his self. Great location in the Arts District on the edge of State Thomas District/Uptown area. Fantastic happy hour prices and delicious food. The muscles are amazing. Fun friendly [...]

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The Dallas Opera : Manon Lescaut
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What do Jules Massenet, Madonna, Giacomo Puccini and Cyndi Lauper all have in common? As it happens, they all came up with music portraying women who know exactly what they want, and who aren’t shy about admitting it. Cyndi Lauper had a hit in 1983 with “Girls Just Want to Have Fun.” Madonna expressed a [...]

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Movie : Inner Worlds, Outer Worlds
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I came upon this profoundly beautiful film last month which took my breathe away. As a 25-year meditation practitioner and a good ole Irish Catholic boy from Long Island, I was delighted and impressed with the content of this documentary. For all that I have been studying and experiencing is wrapped up and presented in [...]

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Lego @ The Perot
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I love Legos and can’t wait to take my great nephew Lucas for this cool exhibit at one of my Favorites… The Perot! “The Art of the Brick” traveling exhibition, which has made its way to more than 80 cities worldwide, has arrived at Dallas’ Perot Museum of Nature and Science. Internationally renowned artist Nathan [...]

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Restaurant : The Charles
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Last Saturday night I was heading to The Ducati Dallas on the edge of the design center for the unveiling of their new bike. I thought I would check out Town Hearth for dinner before the big event. Well my Bike had other plans and decided he wanted Italian as I got turned around and [...]

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Dallas Mayoral Race
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It’s election time again for City Mayor. Here is some great information for all of you to help navigate this year’s choices. Quite frankly, the candidate that will get my vote is the one who will really fix our roads. (Laura Miller promised this years ago and it never happened) Dallas roads are pitiful. I’ve [...]

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Book : Small Fry
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When you finish Lisa Brennan-Jobs’ memoir of growing up as the daughter of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, you’ll feel sorry for her – not just because Jobs was a jerk a lot of the time, but because some readers will be too busy rubbernecking at her famous dad to notice what a great writer his [...]

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