JUST IN: It’s Oscar Time For Crystal Charity Ball Fashion Show And Luncheon

It’s double Oscar time in these parts. Come Sunday night a lot of folks are going to be tuning into the 90th Academy Awards to see which movie of the year will be the best — “Darkest Hour,” “Dunkirk,” “The Post,” “Lady Bird,” “Phantom Thread,” “Call Me By Your Name,” “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing,” “Get Out” or “The Shape of Water.” And speaking of “shape” and … [Read more...]

Wine And Film Lovers Came Together At The Arboretum To See A Little Oscar And Learn Big Screen Predictions

While Mary Matalin and James Carville were chatting about the recent presidential election and things to come at the Party for Hope benefiting Hope Supply Co. over at the Bush Center on Thursday, January 26, the Dallas Arboretum’s Rosine Hall looked like a jammed-to-capacity drive-in movie theater. Rows and rows of tables and chairs were lined up facing a big, old screen. And … [Read more...]

Dallas Arboretum And Dallas UnCorked Partner Up For “Wine And Film, A Perfect Pairing” Oscar Preview With Film-meister Gary Cogill

With budgets being tight after the holidays and folks recovering from weeks of partying, January and February are ideal for checking out movies. And the timing couldn’t be better with the 89th Academy Awards taking place on Sunday, February 26. And to help with the Oscar predictions, the Dallas Arboretum and Uncorked Dallas are partnering up on Thursday, January 26, from … [Read more...]

Gary Cogill Gives His Oscar Predictions Just In Time For Sunday’s Academy Awards

Because North Texans love movies, whether they’re made here or just shown in luxury theaters, the Academy Awards are like the Super Bowl for film-anistas. With the Oscars being handed out this Sunday, the guessing game of which ones will win, sweep and lose is on. For your convenience, here is a ballot for your voting. At the recent Dallas Uncorked at Veritas, big … [Read more...]

Hope’s Door Supporters Were Treated To A Thank-You Dinner At Carso Mediterranean Grill For 30 Years Of Help

While the majority of Republican presidential candidates were debating on Thursday, January 28, Donald Trump was raising funds for vets. That’s all well and good, but locals were hard at work to support area fundraisers like Hope’s Door that had an intimate chef’s dinner to celebrate the organization’s 30 years of helping people in Collin County overcome domestic … [Read more...]