It was 11 long years ago that Niki Anthony started on a journey that neither she nor her amazingly talented husband Ryan Anthony could have imagined. They were a gorgeous couple with two elementary school youngsters who had settled in North Texas due to Ryan’s becoming the Dallas Symphony Orchestra principal trumpet. It started when Ryan wasn't feeling well after completing a … [Read more...] about CancerBlows Returns To The Meyerson With An All-Star Line-Up Both At The Helm And Onstage
According to 2023 CancerBlows! Honorary Co-Chair Diane Brierley, "In 2015 and 2017, CancerBlows! lit up the Meyerson Symphony Center’s stage with more than 20 trumpet legends gathering together to blow cancer away. "On Thursday, March 9, CancerBlows! returns to Dallas including 10-time Grammy winner Arturo Sandoval, world-renowned brass quintet Canadian Brass, 15-time … [Read more...] about MySweetWishList: CancerBlows!
Putting on a one-day-only event is tough. Managing all the logistics is like juggling cactus. But a multi-day venture ramps all those headaches to migraine status. So, the CancerBlows team has been orchestrating all the arrangements of bringing in world-class trumpet players for its May 8th-May 10th fundraising activities for The Ryan Anthony Foundation. But it’s all … [Read more...] about 2017 CancerBlows Committee Tackles Everything From Coordinating World-Class Musicians’ Scheduling To Busing Kids In
All the stars of a performance aren’t on the stage receiving the applause of the audience. Behind the scenes is an army of folks who are as talented as the performers upfront. They are the production crew including recording engineers, producers, lighting, video, camera and stage managers. The talent in front of the curtain depends on the usually faceless group … [Read more...] about CancerBlows Behind-The-Scenes Crew Meets At The Meyerson And A Holiday Surprise Delights Niki And Ryan Anthony
Today CancerBlows Co-Founders Niki and Ryan Anthony were meeting with CancerBlows Co-Chairs D’Andra Simmons Lock and Anne Stodghill and a production crew from around the country for the upcoming May 8-10th multiple myeloma fundraiser at the Meyerson. (More about that in the days to come.) While they were finalizing plans for the event that will have the world’s greatest horn … [Read more...] about A Passing: “The Exorcist” Author William Peter Blatty, Multiple Myeloma And A Long Ago Story About A Dallas Encounter
According to Ryan Anthony Foundation Co-Founder Niki Anthony, “CancerBlows was meant to be a once-in-as-life time musical event bringing together legendary trumpet players in a special concert and after party. The event sold out and raised substantial money for Multiple Myeloma patients and research via the Ryan Anthony Foundation. “My husband, Ryan Anthony, principal … [Read more...] about MySweetWishList: CancerBlows
According to Cancer Blows Co-Chairs D’Andra Simmons-Lock and Jeremy Lock and Anne and Steve Stodghill, “CancerBlows was meant to be a one-time musical event bringing together legendary trumpet players in a special concert and after party benefiting the Baylor Health Care System Foundation cancer programs and the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation with donations … [Read more...] about MySweetCharity Opportunity: CancerBlows
Letter signings may seem ho-hum after your second or third one. They usually take place during the day with loads of munchies and ice tea and stacks of letters to personalize. The drill is sign your name to the letter with a note and pass it along to the next person at the table. But leave it to 2017 CancerBlows Co-Chair D’Andra Simmons-Lock and Jeremy Lock to put their own … [Read more...] about D’Andra Simmons-Lock And Jeremy Lock Put Their Own Spin On Letter Signing For CancerBlows Host Committee