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Don't Forget to Watch Our Video of U.S.A. Memory Champ Ron White in Action

11 years ago by Megan Feldman
The paper version of Unfair Park this week features the story of Ron White, the 2009 U.S.A. Memory Champion, who lives in Euless.To help document his quest to prove that everyone -- even a college dropout -- can not only accomplish daunting mental feats but literally do anything they put...

At Last Weekend's USA Memory Championship, Euless's Ron White Became a Champion Once Again

10 years ago by Patrick Michels
A year ago, Ron White from Euless stormed the USA Memory Championship, drawing on years of delivering memory seminars and a training regimen that involved memorizing cards underwater, a story Megan Feldman related in the May cover story "Mind Games."On Saturday, White was back in New York to defend his...

Meet Ron White, the Texas-Born Memory Champ You’ll Never Forget

11 years ago by Megan Feldman
Standing chest-deep in the hotel pool, Ron White felt foolish. Were the people on lounge chairs near the deep end watching him? Well, screw it. If he cared what a few strangers thought and let it get in the way of his training, how would he possibly bring home the...

The Long Shadow of Ron Kirk and That Road in June’s Mayoral Runoff

7 months ago by Jim Schutze
In 1995, somebody in the business leadership of Dallas figured out that Dallas had a serious amount of catch-up to do to be a contender on the larger stage of history. The answer, brought forward by the city’s business elite, was the city’s first black mayor, a brilliant young lawyer...

Purple Haze: Another Election, Another Round of ‘Texas Is Shifting Democratic.’ No, Really.

1 month ago by Stephen Young
Amid the pomp and fervor at President Donald Trump’s latest Dallas revival on Oct. 17, there was, among many other emotions, an undertone of worry, possibly even sincere, from the event's public speakers. Whether it was Prestonwood Baptist Church Pastor Jack Graham, U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan...

The 10 Best Concerts of the Week: Sam Lao, Breaking Benjamin, Posival and More

3 months ago by Jacob Vaughn
There are plenty of good shows to attend this week, but here are a few suggestions if you don't know where to start. If you're looking for new wave, you'll want to be at Granada Theater on Monday for British act The Fixx. If you're looking for something with a...

The 21 Best Things to Do in Dallas, Sept. 9-15

3 months ago by Dallas Observer Staff
Monday, September 9 Faiths in Conversation These days, it must take a ton of faith and a secure notion of where you stand in the afterlife to bring together people of all faiths to share information about their religions. Shoot, even before the Trumpian age of meanness, religion was a...

Texas Students Will Learn That the Civil War Was About Slavery. Sort of.

4 months ago by Silas Allen
Beginning this fall, Texas students will learn a fact that's as true today as it was in 1861: Texas and the 10 other states that made up the Confederacy seceded from the Union over the issue of slavery. New state social studies standards for fifth and seventh grades require students...

Gov. Greg Abbott Signs Bill Declaring a Quanah Parker Day

6 months ago by Karen Gavis
Known as “Lords of the Plains,” the Comanche Indians earned their reputation as fierce warriors and highly skilled horsemen. Quanah Parker is known as the last chief of the Quahada branch of the tribe. Parker was the son of Comanche Chief Peta Nocona and Cynthia Ann Parker, a white woman who...

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