The Dallas Morning News is reporting that longtime Dallas Summer Musicals President/Managing Director Michael Jenkins "has been fired." In the meantime, David Hyslop has been named to serve as interim managing director until a permanent replacement is found. This isn't David's first "interim position" within the Dallas musical world. It was back in 2011 that he served as … [Read more...] about JUST IN: Michael Jenkins Is No Longer At The Dallas Summer Musicals
Tierney Kaufman Hutchins was just 21 years old when Lynn and Allan McBee co-chaired the very first Party on the Green for TACA. Now, 10 years later she’s chairing the 10th anniversary of the fundraiser at the Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek. And guess who she’s tapped for honorary co-chairs. Yup, Lynn and Allan. In addition to chairing the event and holding down her … [Read more...] about Lexus Party On The Green Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Something Old, Something New, Something Edible, Something Drinkable
At this year's Ronald McDonald of Dallas' Under The Moonlight gala on Saturday, April 2, at sixty five hundred had a backstory that raised funds and spirits. Here is a report from the field: Two years ago, the Hyland family from Waco, Texas, had plans to go to Hawaii. It was a place they had always dreamed about going, but in one night this trip and their lives were put … [Read more...] about Ronald McDonald’s “Under The Moonlight” Had A Tail Wagging And A Tale To Hear With A Surprise Ending
If you were planning on having a second childhood at Dallas Afterschool's Recess!, you'd better not take a nap. There are only 25 tickets left for the Friday, April 29th event. And don't let all this drizzly weather make you hesitate. It's gonna be indoors at Sixty Five Hundred with loads of games, "cafeteria food," music and the legendary "sandbox dig" for luxury … [Read more...] about Grovel Alert: Recess!
Whoa! The Dallas Museum of Art’s Mark Di Suvero’s “Ave” is already keeping company with a gargantuan tent. Say what? The 2016 Art Ball is not until Saturday, April 23. So, what’s up? The answer was provided by the ever-charming Walter Elcock, who has been filling in until a new DMA director is announced. Evidently someone wanted to have a very special private tented … [Read more...] about What’s Up With The Early-Bird Tent At The Dallas Museum Of Art?
Well, howdy doo! 2016 Cattle Baron’s Ball Co-Chairs Cara French and Andrea Weber have come up with another reason to be “Texas Proud.” They’ve just revealed the entertainer for the Live Auction Stage in the South Side Ballroom for Saturday, October 15th American Cancer Society fundraiser at Gilley’s. These gals aren’t playing in the small leagues by any stretch of the … [Read more...] about JUST IN: Dwight Yoakam Signed Up To Appear On 2016 Cattle Baron’s Live Auction Stage
With the Dallas Museum of Art’s Art Ball 2016: Art+Architecture just a month away, Co-Chairs Ann and David Sutherland have just announced some of the deets and 2016 sponsors locked down. Yes, the black-tie gala will be held on Saturday, April 23, at the DMA with the seated supper in a huge tent on the DMA Plaza. And, yes, there will be a silent auction with Gonzalo Bueno … [Read more...] about Dallas Museum Of Art’s 2016 Art Ball: Art+Architecture Deets, Sponsors And Patrons Revealed
At the reception on Saturday, February 20, for the Junior League of Dallas’ 54th annual ball, titled “To Dallas With Love,” Hunter Sullivan was singing “Blue Spanish Eyes” for some 500 487 guests. Chatting and sipping cocktails and nibbling hors d’oeuvres, the handsome, black-tie crowd was really getting into the James Bond theme as interpreted at the Hilton Anatole by Ball … [Read more...] about Junior Leaguers’ Black Tie Gala Was “To Dallas With Love”
Like the swallows returning to Capistrano and the Monarch butterflies winging down to Mexico, 41 Dallas Symphony Orchestra League debs in their OMG white ball gowns were flocking like swans at the Meyerson for the 30th Annual DSOL Presentation Ball on Saturday, February 20. But it wasn’t a stiff-neck get-together for the debs, their Honor Guard escorts, … [Read more...] about MySweetCharity Photo Gallery Alert: 30th Annual Dallas Symphony Orchestra League Presentation Ball
Was it just a year ago that TACA Carlson President/Executive Director Becky Young was walking her pooch and questioning the future of the day’s Silver Cup luncheon? Sure, it was a knock-out, slippery, icy day with traffic reports boding it wasn’t the best for folks to be out. But Becky didn’t want to let Silver Cup honorees Catherine Rose and Don Glendenning miss their … [Read more...] about Weather Played Nicely For The 38th TACA Silver Cup Award Luncheon Honoring Rebecca Fletcher And James E. Wiley Jr.
The performing art crowd didn’t have to battle ice and snow this year to present TACA’s annual Silver Cup Awards on Friday, February 19. In fact the weather was downright user-friendly to make up for last year. And that made the luncheon and presentation of the awards to Rebecca Fletcher and James E. Wiley Jr. at the Hilton Anatole even more perfect. While the post … [Read more...] about MySweetCharity Photo Gallery Alert: 2016 TACA Silver Cup Award Luncheon