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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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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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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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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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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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Valentine’s Date Night : Go Gaga @ The DMA
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Second Thursdays take a unique and unexpected look at the Museum’s collection with a pop culture twist. Programs during these evenings range from local music performances, live theater, themed self-guides, art making, and more. Celebrate all that is glorious (and divinely artistic) about the legendary superstar Lady Gaga this Thursday night (Valentine’s Day) at the [...]

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Disney Renaissance : The Little Mermaid @ DSO
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Disney Renaissance : The Little Mermaid @ DSO Surprise your beautiful grandchildren with this fun concert Downtown at The Dallas Symphony Hall. Dallas Symphony Orchestra will present Ariel in her quest to be part of your world, as they accompany the movie on the big screen. The DSO will be conducted by Sarah Hicks. The [...]

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Prints of Love @ The Little Things
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Prints of love are cast pewter keepsakes adorned with fingerprint impressions capturing a moment in time and lasting forever. The keepsakes range from $60-$195. All products are cast pewter with the option to 24k gold plate. Products include necklaces, keychains, cufflinks, earrings, ornaments and paperweights. The fingerprints can be done at any age but the [...]

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Hidden Architectural Wonders of Downtown Dallas
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A chance to see downtown Dallas through the lens of architecture. Architectural Walking Tours of Downtown Dallas, it’s a venture launched by Jay Cantrell, an architecture teacher and resident of downtown since 2005. Cantrell, who already is noted for his architectural sketches, decided he wanted to highlight via a walking tour some of the extraordinary [...]

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Homestead Exemption
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If you purchased a home in Texas before the new year, you have until April 30, 2019 to utilize the advantages of your purchase and file for a residential homestead exemption – a legal exemption that removed part of the home’s value from taxation. With this exemption, homeowners can potentially save thousands on property taxes, [...]

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