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2010 Stories by Brooke Nottingham

Archives: 2010
  • December Dickens

    published December 16, 2010

    Between all the working, shopping and family drama, the holiday season can be a beating sometimes, giving even the best of us a case of the bah... More >>

  • Christmas Blows

    published December 16, 2010

    Your kid is getting too old to keep giving you Popsicle stick snowflakes stuck together with Elmer's glitter glue for Christmas. This year, stop... More >>

  • Shen Yun, Sho Nuff

    published December 16, 2010

    The world famous Shen Yun Dance Company aims to revive the spirit of Chinese culture and tradition by performing dances that showcase... More >>

  • Let's Get Small

    published December 9, 2010

    No matter what Texas bumper stickers say, it's clear that bigger is not always better. Puppy dogs, hair barrettes, petit fours, buttons: People... More >>

  • Run, White Rock, Run

    published December 2, 2010

    My two least favorite things behind spiders and being on fire are running and being cold. And I believe that there is no reason to run unless... More >>

  • Benched

    published December 2, 2010

    The 2009 movie Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench was shot on black and white film with a hand-held camera. It's dark. It's gritty.... More >>

  • This Is The Night

    published November 25, 2010

    I don't get why standing in the dark surrounded by coyotes and strange rustling wouldn't be a nightmare, but I'm a nature-hating person who sucks... More >>

  • It's A Total Knockout

    published November 25, 2010

    Let's talk about Fight Club. In his film Boxing Gym, director Frederick Wiseman got into the ring with a Texas boxing gym.... More >>

  • Fogging up the Windows

    published November 18, 2010

    Our parents used to throw us kids in the backseat with a bunch of comforters and then drive around town so we could check out the Christmas lights... More >>

  • Shop and Bathe

    published November 18, 2010

    The Bath House Cultural Center is ready to kick its 2010 Winter Art Mart into gear. The event will feature more than 35 vendors hawking a... More >>

  • Wreath It Up

    published November 18, 2010

    My mom was a bookkeeper for MJ Designs, and she didn't get out of there without becoming crafty with glitter-glazed pine cones, wire ribbon and... More >>

  • The Assumed Product of Celtic Lightning

    published November 11, 2010

    There are two kinds of Celtic groups in this world: those who cite Neil Diamond as a musical hero and those who don't. Celtic Thunder is... More >>

  • Fest on the Mesa

    published November 4, 2010

    Fresh off its 2010 Reader's Pick award for Best Sunday Brunch in our Best of Dallas issue, Blue Mesa Grill is hosting a Hill Country & Produce... More >>

  • Steaks and Bids

    published November 4, 2010

    People seem to go nuts over silent auctions. Or maybe not. They go anti-auction. People are quiet. They're serene. They stroll. After all, a... More >>

  • Changing Pitch

    published November 4, 2010

    Garland Fielder: Modulations, a new exhibit at the Holly Johnson Gallery, 1411 Dragon St., showcases a minimalist artist with... More >>

  • This Performance is Taylor-Made

    published October 28, 2010

    The Paul Taylor Dance Company is the same gaggle of jumpin' jacks that brought Dream Girls to the Eisemann Center in 2002 and... More >>

  • Richardson Is Haunted

    published October 28, 2010

    Until now, New England held the title for creepiest-looking houses. The Richardson Theatre Centre is looking to tumble that juggernaut with its... More >>

  • Spice Central

    published October 28, 2010

    Central Market Plano is in a curry to get things done. As a part of their cooking school series, Central Market is offering Curries of Asia... More >>

  • Jessie's Girl's Stalker

    published October 21, 2010

    Even though we all thought he was a happy, vivacious performer best enjoyed at a humid outdoor venue or inside minivans, Rick Springfield... More >>

  • Tails, You Win

    published October 21, 2010

    Doggone it. Every dog has its day. Slip on one of these cliches--along with your running shoes--for the Lakewood Service League's seventh annual... More >>

  • Scout Earns Theater Badge

    published October 14, 2010

    On the off-chance your own seventh-grade English teacher didn't make you study the book for four months, and in case you've lived beneath a rock... More >>

  • This One's for Sharp Students

    published October 14, 2010

    What could be cheddar? In an hour, Central Market Dallas will not only teach you what a fromagier is but how to be one. For only $20 the Central... More >>

  • Opera Man, Hello

    published October 7, 2010

    That the Dallas Opera is offering something for free should be incentive enough, when the free event comes packed with performances, discussions,... More >>

  • The Whole Enchilada

    published October 7, 2010

    My mother was one of those modern women who went to college, had a full-time job and taught her daughter the importance of education and... More >>

  • Double Feature

    published October 7, 2010

    You probably already have a tyrannical woman, an emasculated man and an opinionated old lady in your life, but the Bath House Cultural Center... More >>

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