Review: Blue Man Group Theatrical Tour in Dallas, Texas

December 27, 2012
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Blue Man Group theatrical tour in Dallas, TX

Blue Man Group in Dallas, Texas The quirky performance art trio known as Blue Man Group has returned to Dallas for a quick visit. The show kicked off last night at the AT&T Performing Arts Center’s Winspear Opera House and plays through December 30th. From Street Theater to a Theatrical Tour Longtime friends, Matt Goldman, Chris…

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True Spooks 2012: True Ghost Stories

October 30, 2012
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Cemetery angel (photo by Tui Snider)

    Welcome to the 2012 True Spooks blog carnival No matter what you believe, ghost stories can be a lot of fun. Each year, I host a Blog Carnival with true ghost stories as its theme. Last year’s was chock full of paranormal goodness, so if you’re still in the mood for more spooky…

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OctPoWriMo – 3 Road Trip Haiku

October 10, 2012
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Water Splatters (photo by Tui Snider)

What is OctPoWriMo? My pals, Morgan Dragonwillow & Julie Jordan Scot joined forces to create a month-long poetry mix and mingle called OctPoWriMo. Full details can be found here: OctPoWriMo. You can also follow the #OctPoWriMo hashtag on Twitter. Feel free to join in! I don’t consider myself much of a poet. I’m more of…

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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare in Dallas, Texas

October 6, 2012
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AT&T PAC & Shakespeare Dallas collaboration at the Winspear Opera House

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Over the next five years, the complete works of William Shakespeare – including all his plays, sonnets, grocery lists, you name it – will be performed in Dallas, Texas. This ambitious project is the result of a collaboration between Shakespeare Dallas, the AT&T Performing Arts Center and the Mankoff Family…

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Traveler’s Show & Tell: Honing Your Travel Mindset

October 5, 2012
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Dramatic Texas sky (photo by Tui Snider)

Welcome to the October 5, 2012 Traveler’s Show and Tell blog carnival.   While this edition of the Traveler’s Show & Tell blog carnival includes sightseeing tips, photos and foods of the world, several submissions I received were on the theme of honing your travel mindset and making realistic travel goals so that you can…

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Review: War Horse in Dallas – The Poetry of Puppetry

September 15, 2012
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War Horse first national tour in Dallas, TX (photo courtesy of ATTPAC)

Like me, you probably associate puppet shows with children’s entertainment, not sophisticated Broadway productions. So when I heard that a theatrical version of War Horse featuring horse puppets was coming to the AT&T Performing Arts Center in Dallas on its first national tour, I didn’t know what to expect. I mean, come on, horse puppets?!?…

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Traveler’s Show & Tell: Palm Trees, Ghosts & a Micro Nation for Book Lovers

September 8, 2012
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Traveler’s Show & Tell: Palm Trees, Ghosts & a Micro Nation for Book Lovers

Welcome to the September 8, 2012 edition of Traveler’s Show and Tell. This Traveler’s Show and Tell blog carnival features travel bloggers from all corners of the globe. Read on to find out:   … how to pack like Chuck Norris. … is St. Augustine, Florida truly full of ghosts? … what to expect at…

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Review: Chicago (the musical) in Dallas, Texas – Still Relevant in the 21st Century

August 16, 2012
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Chicago musical (photo by Catherine Ashmore)

To see Chicago or not to see Chicago, that is the question The AT&T Performing Arts Center kicks off its Lexus Broadway Series with the classic musical, Chicago. Opening night at the Winspear Opera House was a rousing success, with an audience that spontaneously clapped and cheered throughout, then unhesitatingly leapt to a standing ovation…

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Row80 check-in: Blog Hopping vs. Smoking Breaks

August 1, 2012
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Steampunk still life (photo by Tui Snider)

What is ROW80? ROW80 is an online writer support group. It’s kinda like AA, except that we’re here to enable each other’s addition! For a serious explanantion, check out: the official ROW80 website. My ROW80 Round 3 Goals: Post a ROW80 Check-in each Wednesday: Yup, I did! Two blog posts per week: Yes, I managed…

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