Disney’s “The Lion King” Comes to Fair Park!

Casting has been announced for the Dallas engagement of Disney’s The Lion King, which will leap onto the stage at The Music Hall at Fair Park from Wednesday, June 13 through Saturday, July 7. The production features Mark Campbell as “Scar,” Gerald Ramsey as “Mufasa,” Mukelisiwe Goba as “Rafiki,” Nick Cordileone as “Timon,” Greg Jackson as “Zazu,” Ben Lipitz as “Pumbaa,” Jared Dixson as “Simba,” Nia Holloway as “Nala,” Keith Bennett as “Banzai,” Martina Sykes as “Shenzi” and Robbie Swift as “Ed.” The…

Thirsty Lion Releases Their Spring Menu!

From the very first time I went to Thirsty Lion Gastropub at the booming Toyota Music Factory in Irving, TX, I was obsessed! I just love everything about this place! Lucky for me they just released their new spring menu and it gave me the perfect excuse to go back and indulge! But first, cocktails!…

My Denton Takeover

About an hour north of Dallas lies the quaint town of Denton, where the University of North Texas and their Mean Green Eagles soar. Considered a college town, there is no lack of bars on Fry Street or restaurants on The Square. What you might not know is that Denton is home to some of…

Conga Away with “On Your Feet!”

Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM) and Broadway Across American (BAA) are pleased to announce that the Dallas engagement of the hit Broadway musical ON YOUR FEET! – based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY® winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, 19-time GRAMMY® winning producer-musician-entrepreneurEmilio Estefan – is on sale now. Gloria Estefan has sold over 100 million records and sold out stadiums…

The 2018 San Antonio Cocktail Conference

The San Antonio Cocktail Conference is the largest booze fest in Texas and I am beyond excited to have been accepted this year! My trip is officially booked and now I need to start preparing for all the fun events I get to attend, the interviews I’ll be conducting, and of course the dreaded task…

Tony Award Winning Broadway Revival of The Color Purple Makes Its Dallas Premier

Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM) and Broadway Across America are thrilled to bring the Tony Award®-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE for its Dallas premiere at the Music Hall at Fair Park January 23-February 4, 2018. THE COLOR PURPLE is the 2016 Tony Award® winner for Best Musical Revival! Hailed as “a direct hit to the heart” (The Hollywood Reporter), this joyous American classic about a young woman’s journey…

NYE Round-Up

If you’re like me and still undecided on what to do for New Year’s Eve, (because there are just so many epic parties), here are my picks for ringing in 2018. 1. Social Revolt’s Monte Carlo Carouse: A Night of Cocktails & Casino Games! Go all in from 10:00 PM to 2:00 AM, with cocktails, dancing, casino…

Movie Review: Get Sucked Into “Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle”

“Jumanji” was released in 1995 starring the late, great Robin Williams and this 2017 release should not be considered a remake of a classic film, but a sequel paying homage to a beloved actor. In “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” four unlikely teenagers have to work together to beat the game or risk being stuck…

Movie Review: “Spent” Is A Dark Comedy About The Value Of Life

In the quaint town of Woodstock, July 4th is a day of freedom for Lonnie (Darren Barzegar) and Evelyn (Connie Lamothe) Schumacher, or so they think. As husband and father, Herbert (Nick Nerangis) lies dying in the hospital from a fatal brain tumor, they generously spend his fortune. Herbert’s frugalness has forced this otherwise upper-middle-class…

Holiday Gift Guide!

If you’re struggling with what to gift your friends, family, or special someone, I’ve got you! Here are my Holiday gift ideas for everyone on your list! For the Dallasite:  Displaying love for Texas and Dallas is mandatory, right? I personally love repping my city and supporting local. Fuerst Editions is a small business based…

South Padre’s Best Restaurant: The Painted Marlin Grille

Hopefully you have already read my South Padre Island recap, (if not you can find it here), and are wanting more! Well, I’m happy to share my evening at the Painted Marlin Grille, the island’s best restaurant! A colorfully decorated space, surrounded by palm trees with outdoor seating overlooking the water, this is the ideal…

On Island Time

I actually grew in the Rio Grande Valley, born in Harlingen and lived there until I was 3. My Great Grandmother on my mom’s side lived in Brownsville and I visited her every Spring Break and my Grandma and Grandpa on my dad’s side lived in Alamo, a town just outside of McAllen, and I…