Tag Archives: Celebration

Mardi Gras Oak Cliff parade today

Bead dazzling Don’t let yesterday’s rain get you down. The sun is out for today’s Mardi Gras Oak Cliff celebration with its fourth annual parade. But it starts off with a crawfish boil and street party in the Bishop Arts … Continue reading

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Celebration of Love Gala raises funds for Lesbian Health Initiative

The Lesbian Health Initiative of Houston is celebrating Valentine’s Day a little early with their Celebration of Love Gala Saturday, Feb. 11. at the Double Tree Hotel downtown (400 Dallas Street). The 10th annual gala is the 20-year-old organization’s major … Continue reading

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Out & Equal to honor Parker, Welts

Out & Equal Workplace Advocates will honor Houston Mayor Annise Parker and Golden State Warriors President Rick Welts at its Leadership Celebration on March 14 in San Francisco. In October, Out & Equal held its week-long Workplace Summit at the … Continue reading

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Twelfth Night celebration is in the pink

In the liturgical calendar of the Christian church twelfth night is the last day of the Christmas season. (Remember the 12 days of Christmas? They start on December 24 and end December 5) Twelfth night also kicks off the carnival … Continue reading

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Local briefs • 10.14.11

RCD hosts ‘The 5 Factor’ Resource Center Dallas, in partnership with Dallas Modern Luxury, presents the third annual “The 5 Factor” event on Thursday, Oct. 20, at eM the venue by Marc, 1500 Dragon St. in Dallas. “The 5 Factor” … Continue reading

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Southwest issues follow-up statement on Leisha Hailey incident

The Internet is out at the house (screw you, AT&T), so I’m attempting to post this from my phone (wish me luck). Below is a follow-up statement from Southwest Airlines regarding Monday’s incident involving Leisha Hailey. Note that the statement … Continue reading

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo on the Strip

Fiesta on the street Sure Cindo de Mayo has turned into a drinking-based American celebration, but we’re gonna drop some history here on you.From the completely reliable source of Wikipedia, May 5 is the “date observed in the United States … Continue reading

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Exactly what do you SERVE for that celebration?

I got word from Abacus, Kent Rathbun’s Uptown resto, that this morning they have received several calls from diners who want to book “celebratory” dinners tonight. What’s the occasion? Why, the assassination of Osama bin Laden, of course! I suppose … Continue reading

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DVtv: Easter in the Park 2011

DVtv’s Israel Luna and Brad Pritchett filed this video report from Sunday’s Easter in the Park celebration at Lee Park. To view our slideshow from the event, go here.

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DEATHS: James ‘Kissey’ Olson, James Edward ‘Beaux’ Geer, Ray ‘Alpha Pup’ Witt

James “Kissey” Olson, 62, died at his home in Dallas on March 30 after recently being diagnosed with liver cancer. Olson was native of Iron River, Mich. After graduating from high school, he served in the U.S. Air Force for … Continue reading

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