The Dallas Opera Music Director Emmanuel Villaume “Swept Away” Any Doubts About The 2018-2019 Season

Eons ago Maurice Chevalier captivated great grandmamas with his smile, the twinkle in his eye and an ooh-la-la French accent. Maurice and his ways may only be seen in celluloid, but today his charisma is alive and well thanks to The Dallas Opera (TDO). That uber charming and disarming Frenchman is Emmanuel Villaume, TDO’s music director. On Thursday, January 25, he admitted … [Read more...]

“Farewell Founder’s Luncheon” Celebrates Dallas Black Dance Theatre’s Supporters And Launches The Ann Williams Legacy Society

Back in 1996 the Dallas Black Dance Theatre’s Founder’s Luncheon was the brainchild of DBDT Founder Ann Williams to raise money and to honor “civic and business leaders of Dallas who have impacted Dallas Black Dance Theatre and the Dallas arts community.” Over the years, dozens and dozens of people and organizations like The Meadows Foundation, Liz Minyard, Juanita Brown, … [Read more...]

MySweetCharity Photo Gallery Alert: Farewell Founder’s Luncheon

The “Farewell Founder’s Luncheon” on Wednesday, January 17, at the Hilton Anatole may have closed the chapter for one part of the Dallas Black Dance Theatre’s fundraising, but it also introduced the next chapter — The Ann Williams Legacy Society. And, of course, the event couldn’t just be a sit-down award ceremony. In addition to presenting the final Founder’s Luncheon … [Read more...]

Dallas Children’s Theater Debuted Its Assistive Listening Devices Friday Thanks To A Crystal Charity Ball Grant

If the Crystal Charity Ball members have been MIA lately, it’s because they’re in the final days of selecting the 2018 beneficiaries. And to prove that the CCB’s fundings do pay off for Dallas County children, the Dallas Children’s Theater is a perfect example. Thanks to a CCB grant provided in 2015 for sensory-friendly programming, the DCT is now offering Assistive … [Read more...]

JUST IN: 2018 Dallas Symphony Gala Plans Announced Including A Diminutive Songbird With A “Wickedly” Big Voice

And the news keeps rolling in! Despite the chilly weather, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra staff has been in overdrive. In addition to getting ready for new Dallas Symphony Association President/CEO Kim Noltemy’s officially taking over next week, preparing for Maestro Jaap van Zweden’s final victory tour season and the 4th Annual Soluna, they’ve already finalized plans for the … [Read more...]