Monday, April 12, 2021

2021 Savor the Symphony

 

SAVE THE DATE
SAVOR THE SYMPHONY

 
Thursday, April 29, 2021
6:30 p.m. 


  The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas
 Or
 the ticketholder’s home
 
Savor the Symphony will be a hybrid event.  Ticket holders can enjoy the event in person at the Ritz-Carlton or they can opt to have their three-course dinner delivered to their home and have the event program streamed directly to them the evening of.

Honorary Chair: Roberta Corbett

Event Chair: Sharon Ballew

Visit the site for more information.


Wednesday, April 7, 2021

The Firehouse Theatre Dream Big Virtual Gala

 

After months of dedicated planning, The Firehouse Theatre is announcing its 2021 Season with a Dream Big 2021 Virtual Gala on SundayApril 18 at 7:00 PM. The one-time stream event will unveil the six musicals coming to the new season as well as information about The Firehouse Theatre University – an expanded education initiative – led by Broadway’s Ashley Kate Adams (La Cage aux Folles, tv’s “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”). Patrons will enjoy a variety of performances, a silent auction, and donor sponsored song dedications. 

Led by Master of Ceremonies Craig Boleman, the evening will feature performances by top-notch Dallas actors Owen Beans, Nick Hill, Bethany Lorentzen, Tomas Moquete, Jamie Perrin, Lauren Scott, Lindsey Kay Smith, Jason Craig West, Katie Moyes Williams, and more. Directed by Kass Prince, the Gala will be produced following risk mitigation and code of conduct protocols based on guidance from the CDC and City and County health and public safety authorities.

In addition to the virtual viewing opportunity, The Firehouse Theatre will host a VIP Watch Party in the ballroom at The Victoria Restaurant, located just a few blocks from The Firehouse Theatre. 


Tickets to attend the VIP Virtual Watch Party are $70 for an individual, $125 for a couple, and $350 for a table for six. Dinner will be included.


Purchase tickets here.


Tuesday, April 6, 2021

High-Tech High Heels North Texas Announces Five New Board Members

 

High-Tech High Heels – North Texas, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to close the gender gap in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields, announced five new members have been elected to its Board of Directors. The newly elected and current directors are STEM leaders across Dallas-Fort Worth dedicated to ushering the HTHH North Texas chapter into a successful future.

New directors include:

  • Dawn Bradney - Dawn is a Support Engineering Director at Microsoft for their Azure Rapid Response offering.
  • Vanessa Zeman - Vanessa's role as a Chief Financial Operating Officer (CFOO) provides strategic direction for global finance, operations, governance, and compliance functions.
  • Alexa Nguyen - Alexa is a Senior Consultant at The Vested Group, a five-star NetSuite solution provider.
  • Sherri Thomas - Sherri is an IBM Corporation executive with 24 years of domestic and international experience.
  • Tori Salido - Tori Salido is a Machine Learning Engineer at Toyota Connected.

The High-Tech High Heels – North Texas Chapter Board of Directors is led by President Robin Bray.  Robin and the entire North Texas Chapter is committed to supporting organizations focused on improving STEM education, providing learning opportunities to girls across the entire K-12 STEM academic pipeline, and increasing the number of females pursuing STEM careers.

Full bios of the High-Tech High Heels – North Texas Chapter directors can be found at hightechhighheels.org.


Friday, April 2, 2021

United Way Dallas -- The Pitch

 

Join United Way Dallas for a night of big ideas and game-changing investments. Five social entrepreneurs will pitch their solutions to strengthen education, income and health in our community—and compete for $250,000 in funding. It’s a (virtual) event you don’t want to miss!

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Competitors are:
Cornbread Hustle
Dwell with Dignity
The Welman Project
To Be Like Me
Trusted World
For more information and to register, visit UnitedWayDallas.org/ThePitch

Thursday, April 1, 2021

A Passion for MCM -- A Tour of Mid Century Modern Homes

 
Tour the homes in LIVE 3D!
Meet the architects and designers as they guide you through the livestream and answer questions.
Learn about mid-century modern architecture and design -- direct from the pros keeping it alive today!

Saturday, April 3, 2021

You will virtually tour 6 homes from 3 different areas of the country, in 3 different states.

Two homes in the Starlight Village (Texas) development
Two homes on Wilder Lane (Colorado) built by New Century Modern Homes
Two Eichler homes in Silicon Valley (California) renovated and restored by John Klopf Architecture

hosted by The Modern Architecture + Design Society

Only one ticket purchase required per streaming device.
Purchase tickets here.

Forest City Eichler

Wilder Lane

Starlight Village


Bryan's House Virtual Raffle Kicks Off Today!

 





Bryan's House raffle starts today! Dining, wine tasting, VIP shopping, fine jewelry, home organization, and a special Gift Card category!

All proceeds will support the Bryan's House Child Development Program. This program positively impacts the trajectories of children that Bryan's House serves and their families through early intervention, access to quality care, advocates and resources, enabling each child to reach his/her full potential.

Purchase raffle tickets here from April 1 to May 31, 2021:

Winners will be drawn live on social media in early June and will be notified via email.



Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Double Down Against Cancer at CBB Golf Tournament

 

Join Cattle Baron's Ball on Monday, May 3, 2021 for an amazing day at the award-winning TPC course at the Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas.


Check-In begins 11:00 a.m. | Shotgun Start 1:00 p.m.


The golf tournament will include a four-player shamble, celebrity players, lunch, interactive stations, signature bars, contests, awards and more. The day will culminate with a cocktail reception sponsored by Mary Bowman Campbell, and includes entertainment by The Ray Johnston Band and a silent auction.

Top donors will get the chance to play with local celebrities including: former Dallas Stars Marty Turco and Brenden Morrow; The Ticket’s George Dunham; KLUV’s Jeff Miles; ESPN’s Fran Fraschilla; former tennis pro Mardy Fish; and 96.3’s “Hawkeye.” 

GOLF | Cbbdallas (cattlebaronsball.com)

For questions or more information please contact cattlebaronsdallas@cancer.org


Monday, March 29, 2021

Dallas Arboretum’s 2021 Cool Thursday Concert Series

 

With 10 new bands, the return of popular performers, and having to skip a year due to the pandemic, the Dallas Arboretum’s 2021 Cool Thursday Concert Series is the place to listen to some favorite and new bands perform. Single tickets and fall subscriptions are now on sale to the public for the spring/summer and fall concert series that starts on April 1st with local favorite Emerald City. The Emerald City concert is already sold out, but other dates still have availability. Bands perform on the award-winning Martin Rutchik Concert Stage and Lawn overlooking White Rock Lake, a picturesque view that includes the sun setting in the background during the concerts.

 In addition to the coolest view of White Rock Lake, attendees can bring picnics and beverages or purchase food items from some of DFW's favorite food trucks. The gardens are open to stroll through before the concert to enjoy the breathtaking spring displays of Dallas Blooms, presented by IBERIABANK/First Horizon, featuring more than 500,000 spring blooming bulbs. The spring/summer concert series continues through July 1. Gates open at 6 p.m., and concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. There is free parking on concert evenings.

To purchase tickets, call 214-515-6615 weekdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., or reserve online at https://www.dallasarboretum.org/events-activities/cool-thursdays-concert-series/

SPRING 2021

April 1 – Emerald City,* Dallas’ Favorite Party Band – SOLD OUT

April 8 – The Motowners,** A Tribute to Motown

April 15 – Desperado,** Texas’ Premiere Eagles Tribute, sponsored by Baker Triangle

April 22 – Hot August Night,*** A Tribute to Neil Diamond (NEW)

April 29 – Turnstiles,** The Ultimate Billy Joel Tribute Band, sponsored by Wells Fargo Advisors