• Kim Diggs, kdiggs@starlocalmedia.com
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Just like so many others, business owners across the Metroplex were hit hard by the news that Prince was pronounced dead last Tuesday. In celebration of his body of work, companies throughout North Texas are hosting events in his honor. 

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Scheduled through October, the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum again offers its popular Bluebonnet Tours. 

  • Kim Diggs, kdiggs@starlocalmedia.com
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What do you get when you combine the extreme sport of rodeo with the fresh, urban feel of hip hop music? Hip Hop Cowboys, which is readying for its ride back into Mesquite on March 19, with a show that's exciting and family-friendly. Hip Hop Cowboys Fifth Annual Spring Rodeo will be rocked b…

  • Kim Diggs, kdiggs@starlocalmedia.com
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Since 2001, Lakeside Community Theatre has opened its doors to Hollywood hopefuls and novices alike to take the stage. They are a theater company run by the community for the community. In celebration of the theater’s anniversary, Lakeside Community Theater just ended the run of one of the f…

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Famed cooking pioneer Julia Child once said, “People who love to eat are always the best people.” With spring and summer quickly approaching comes an array of food festivals dedicated to the enjoyment of good eats by the “best people.”

  • Kim Diggs, kdiggs@starlocalmedia.com
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From cafeteria auditoriums and bedroom closet studios to makeshift stages, music artists have turned their dreams of making a living off of the music they make into a reality locally. Hip-hop, punk, metal, indie, electronic dance music (EDM), country, folk and bluegrass all have followings i…

  • Kim Diggs, kdiggs@starlocalmedia.com
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From chicken-fried steak to Texas Deutsch, a language penned by the founders of cities such as Fredericksburg – the state is steeped in western European culture. One of the most natural evolutions of Western European culture here is the explosion of the craft beer scene, particularly in Nort…

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For 10 years, three friends studied bharatanatyam under the instruction of Vani Iswara at the Ellora Center for Performing Arts in Flower Mound. Bharatanatyam is a popular, traditional form of folk dance in India representing spirituality and emotion through intricate, synchronized movements…

  • Kim Diggs, kdiggs@starlocalmedia.com
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For four years, the Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area (LLELA) Nature Preserve has held an Eco Adventure Camp for students from fourth grade to seventh grade. According to Education Coordinator Lisa Cole, this year will be more of the same.

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Reading inspires. It develops imagination, and creativity. It's why Logan and his Mom, Lisa, will be one of the 45 million readers of all ages taking part in Read Across America Day on March 2.

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Wu-Tang Clan founder GZA, also known as The Genius, will speak at 8 p.m. March 2 as part of the University of North Texas Distinguished Lecture Series. GZA’s speech will take place in the University Union Ballroom, 1155 Union Circle in Denton, room 314.

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Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE) has been a staple in Texas for 22 years, and this year Hebron High School will be one of six North Texas locations for the high school regional competition. VASE is the only competition of its kind in the nation allowing visual arts students of varying age…