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Country music star, Sara Evans, lends her star power to end child trafficking

Country music star, Sara Evans, lends her star power to end child trafficking

  Unlikely Heroes, a non-profit organization that rescues and restores child victims of slavery worldwide held their 6th Annual Recognizing Heroes Awards Dinner & Charity Benefit on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The evening kicked off with award-winning actor, David Oyelowo and his wife, Unlikely Heroes ambassador and actress, Jessica Oyelowo welcoming guests to a very special […]

Blushington Introduces Illuminate Cosmetics by Ashley Tisdale

Blushington Introduces Illuminate Cosmetics by Ashley Tisdale

Blushington is excited to be the first brick and mortar location to now offer select products by Illuminate Cosmetics by Ashley Tisdale. With an affordable price point and incredible quality, Ashley has developed her line for everyday girls who just want to have fun with makeup. From inspiring goddess palettes to lip color inspired by her favorite […]

Cakebread Cellars Wine Dinner at Truluck’s

Cakebread Cellars Wine Dinner at Truluck's

Truluck’s presents a four-course wine dinner event on Friday, October 27, 2018. Savor signature fresh seafood dishes and house-made desserts, sumptuously paired with an array of wine selections from Napa Valley’s Cakebread Cellars. Reservations required in advance. $150 per person (includes tax and gratuity). You can claim your seats online in UPTOWN or SOUTHLAKE  or call Truluck's at […]

Chef Manuel Vera Celebrates 20 Years At Truluck’s In Uptown

Chef Manuel Vera Celebrates 20 Years At Truluck's In Uptown

A graduate Dallas’ Thomas Jefferson High School, Chef Manuel "Manny" Vera discovered his love of cooking at the age of seven in his mother Julia's kitchen. A culinary calling led him to Truluck’s, a mere eight miles south of “TJ,” where he signed on as a prep cook. “Dallas runs deep in my blood, and […]

Stars From Survivor, Amazing Race, Big Brother and More Gather In Dallas To Raise Funds For Teens

Stars From Survivor, Amazing Race, Big Brother and More Gather In Dallas To Raise Funds For Teens

  The 4th Annual “It’s A Jungle Out There” benefit took place on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at the Deep Ellum Art Company. Former players from the hit TV shows Survivor, Amazing Race, Big Brother, and American Ninja Warrior gathered to raise funds for Cheer 4 Your Life, which helps teens pursue their passions and […]

Equanimity Gala Honors Local Do-Gooders

Equanimity Gala Honors Local Do-Gooders

Hosted by musician Daniel Dodd-Ellis and WFAA’s Alanna Sarabia, co-host of Good Morning Texas, the Equanimity Awards Benefit Gala took place on July 28 inside the Royal Affairs Ballroom in Lewisville, TX. The evening raised funds for JB Dondolo, Inc, a 501c3 non-profit which provides the simple, basic necessities to impoverished communities worldwide. Lumbie Mlambo, […]

Blushington Offers Free Makeup Classes In July

Blushington Offers Free Makeup Classes In July

Does your smokey eye always look more like a black eye? Are you a disaster when it comes to applying liquid eyeliner? Can't figure out which foundation shade is right for you? Have no fear! This July, Blushington is offering their Makeup101 Classes at NO CHARGE ($150 value). During the 1-hour class, Blushington pros will teach […]

Pop The Cork! Truluck’s Celebrates 20 Years in Uptown this July

Pop The Cork! Truluck's Celebrates 20 Years in Uptown this July

  Truluck's opened their doors in Uptown in July 1998. To celebrate their 20th anniversary, they are offering $20 bottles of Poema Cava bubbly the entire month of July. In addition, you'll find a brand new Happy Hour menu featuring half-priced specialty cocktails, reduced prices on the bar menu and live entertainment in the Truluck's […]

Equanimity Awards Gala To Honor Local Changemakers

Equanimity Awards Gala To Honor Local Changemakers

On July 28, 2018, the Equanimity Awards Benefit Gala will take place inside the Royal Affairs Ballroom in Lewisville, TX. Hosted by musician Daniel Dodd-Ellis, the Equanimity Awards Benefit Gala will award change makers in the community while raising funds for JB Dondolo, Inc, a 501c3 non-profit which provides the simple, basic necessities to impoverished […]

Canal Fest Celebrates Culture in Irving June 9th

Canal Fest Celebrates Culture in Irving June 9th

Canal Fest 2018 is a celebration of world cultures, featuring dance, music, art and food representative of cultures from around the world. Three performance stages provide an immersive and interactive exploration of culture. Each stage showcases one or more continents, while the area surrounding each stage features food, activities, children’s crafts, cultural displays and vendors. Photo stations will be placed around the festival, and attendees are encouraged to dress in clothing that represents their own heritage or culture. Admission and activities are free!