Once a month on Saturday nights, Marena Riyad hosts a stand-up comedy showcase, Kufiya Comedy, at her Lemmon Avenue salon, the Haus of Henna. Nathan Hunsinger / Dallas Morning News In her salon, Marena Riyad was seated close to her customer, Kami Harris, bent over the woman’s bare arm and shoulder. Riyad, who owns the… Read more »
Ed Cabaniss, the Longhorn Ballroom’s new owner, has restored it, re-opened it and now has gotten it historic designation.
Playwright Jonathan Norton’s new play, “I Am Deliver’T,” at the Dallas Theater Center was inspired in part by a viral video.
A new comedy about two childhood sweethearts reuniting after decades apart becomes a vehicle for examining the troubled racial and economic history of a single Dallas neighborhood: Elm Thicket. This week, Soul Rep Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Elm Thicket, written by the company’s director, Anyika McMillan-Herod. It’s part of the AT&T Performing… Read more »
The Verdigris Ensemble and the Dallas Contemporary are collaborating with an exhibition and a multi-media choral work – inspired by the Highway Beautification Act of 1964
The World Doctors Orchestra has played in more than 20 countries since 2008 — and this week, it’s making its North Texas debut with a world premiere. It took local members of the orchestra four years to bring the WDO here. Sing-Yi Feng is a pediatrics professor at UT Southwestern as well as a medical toxicologist at North… Read more »
Top-notch teenage musicians from around the world competed in this summer’s Cliburn Junior. You can hear them play – and talk about what it all meant to them.