Crime Reports July 9 – 15



It's bad enough to steal a $10,000 gas range from new construction in the Park Cities but to leave the valve open with the gas running is downright reckless. Around 4:30 a.m. July 14, Highland Park police officers responded to a burglary alarm in the 4500 block of Beverly Drive where they heard gas hissing out of the open valve. To add insult to injury, the thieves also scratched the new flooring and left tire marks on the garage floor.

They Are All Daughters of Abraham


FROM LEFT: Leah Beth Kolni, Noor Saadeh, and Dawn Anderson break Ramadan fast at a Daughters of Abraham meeting. (Photo: Duy Vu)

About a decade ago, while a student at TCU’s divinity school, the now Rev. Dawn Anderson rolled her eyes when a Muslim woman showed up to talk to her class.

Oh no, she thought, “This woman is going to tell us about how men are better than women,” recalled Anderson, the newly appointed associate pastor at Lovers Lane United Methodist Church.

Garden Gigs Returns to The Dallas Arboretum


Friday nights in July just got better.

Enjoy the thrill of live music at twilight with Garden Gigs at the Dallas Arboretum for its fourth season. Each Friday event features a curated selection of local artists and musicians performing intimate sets in picturesque settings throughout the 66-acre gardens.

DSOL Announces Honorary Chairs for 33rd Annual Presentation Ball


Gabriel Barbier-Mueller, Ann Barbier-Mueller

Longtime Dallas Symphony Orchestra League supporters Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller will serve as honorary chairs for the DSOL 33rd annual Presentation Ball.

Ann and Gabriel have established The Samurai Collection, one of the most complete and largest arrays of samurai armor in the world displayed in the only museum outside of Japan. The Samurai Collection is one of the few museums in Dallas that is free and open to the public for the Dallas community and its families to enjoy.

Rock the Perot Returns This Fall


Mark your calendars because you won't want to miss a chance to experience science at its most spectacular with curiously cool cuisine and sparkly surprises abound.

Rock the night away! Jaw-dropping prehistoric giants, glamorous geodes, and Earth’s breathtaking natural creations will rock the senses at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science’s annual fundraising gala – Night at the Museum: Rock the Perot – on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 7 p.m.-midnight.