Archive for the ‘Creative’ Category

Radio Station Working to Go On the Air in Arts District

Posted by Heather Noel

The Dallas Arts District could have its very own radio station by 2018.

The FCC has given its stamp of approval on the station’s call letters, KKAD 95.7-FM, GuideLive reported. There are still many other details to be worked …

On Tap: Buildathon, Engage Dallas, & Teen Book Festival

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. Browse our curated selection of events to plan your next two weeks — and beyond.  


THURSDAY, FEB. 23

MOMENTUM CONFERENCE 2017
5 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Dallas Odd Fellows Reviving
Old-School Social Network

Posted by Dave Moore

Some might vaguely regard groups such as the Independent Order of Odd Fellows as holdovers from our grandfathers’ and our great-grandfathers’ generations, like the Studebaker, metal kitchen cupboards, and the Charleston.

Memberships in many fraternal organizations such as the Odd …

Texas Medal of Arts Awards Honor Dallasites

Posted by Julia Batlle

Two talented people and a well-known organization with Dallas ties are being honored yesterday and Wednesday at the biennial Texas Medal of Arts Awards in Austin. 

The awards, given by the Texas Cultural Trust, honor Texans who have achieved excellence …

Cosmunity App Helps Users Find Their Inner Geek

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Whether it’s buying a rare comic, connecting with fellow comic fans or finding out about nearby events, nerds have a new online hangout called Cosmunity that just hit the app stores today.

Developed in Dallas by former University of Texas

Oak Cliff Keeps its Riff on Mardi Gras Local

Posted by Dave Moore

Those most familiar with Mardi Gras will tell you that the celebration’s meaning has little to do with alcohol, beads, and floats.

Those are window dressings to an event whose declared motive is to give neighbors an excuse to gather …

Could Improv be Key to Effective Communication in Business?

Posted by Heather Noel

We’ve all been guilty of it. A great idea pops into our head, but whether it’s fear of rejection or believing our thoughts are unwelcome, we leave the meeting without speaking a word. 

Members of a Fort Worth comedy troupe …

PwC Briefcase Takes a Starring Role in Pre-Oscars Tour

Posted by Lance Murray

If you’re unfamiliar with “Briefy” the briefcase, just watch the 89th Academy Awards ceremony Feb. 26.

There, you may catch a glimpse of the shiny black briefcase that this week toured Dallas-Fort Worth and other cities around the nation. For …

Eco-friendly Nail Salon & Apothecary Opens in Dallas

Posted by Kerry Curry

Pink Pedi, a nail salon and apothecary in Dallas that touts no fumes or toxins, has opened in Sylvan | Thirty, a mixed-use development along Sylvan Avenue that supports sustainability, entrepreneurs, and locally-sourced products.

Pink Pedi is the first nail salon in Dallas to exclusively carry the entire nail polish lines of OPI’s Infinite Shine hybrid polish collection and Zoya, a polish line free of all cancer-causing chemicals commonly found in nail polish.

Pink Pedi is the first

With Vinyl Records Making Their Comeback, Addison Company Debuts Modernized Press

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Vinyl records might be old technology, but they sold 13 million copies in 2016 and an Addison company is churning them out with a pioneering press machine.

Hand Drawn Pressing boasts the world’s first fully automatic, modernized record press, …