About Nelli

With a background in public relations and journalism, Nelli doubles as a PR practitioner and blogger. She writes lifestyle articles for GenPink.com and covers Dallas-area restaurants and food news for DallasFoodNerd.com. Her hobbies include practicing yoga, reading and traveling. Connect with her on Twitter, @nellit916 and on Instagram as @Nelli16tx.






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Inaugural Rhythms of the Heart concert to benefit American Heart Association on Aug. 18

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Support the American Heart Association (AHA) this weekend the Rhythms of the Heart concert. The event takes place on August 18, 2018 at Dallas’s legendary Longhorn Ballroom. The event is open to the public and will feature performances by Texas artists Jackie Darlene, Kelly Cutler & Western Deluxe, and the Whiskey Prophets.   The event is part of the presenting sponsor’s (Thomson Reuters) annual fundraising campaign for the AHA, which has garnered… Read more




Dallas Short Film About Neiman Marcus Legend Stanley Marcus Wins at La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival

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A short film that highlights the extraordinary achievements of pioneering merchant Stanley Marcus premiered and was awarded the best documentary at California’s 2018 La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival. In MR. STANLEY: THE MERCHANT PRINCE, Dallas-based filmmakers Mike Mullins and Miles Hargrove, along with producers Melina McKinnon Cain and Jason Cirone, chronicles the life of the man who not only changed the face of luxury retailing with Neiman Marcus but… Read more




Dallas VideoFest presents PAWFest on August 23

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Dallas VideoFest presents the showcase: #PAWFest at Texas Theatre, 231 W. Jefferson Blvd in Oak Cliff, on Thursday, August 23. You pay recall this video festival as “CatFest” in previous years. As much as I love cats, I’m happy the festival team is sharing the love with dogs, too! Take a refreshing break from the dog days of summer to watch some funny, heart-melting, videos of adorable felines and canines. #PAWFest features a new… Read more




Afterglow Gallery debuts Polaroid series on current social issues

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Dallas-based organization Afterglow Gallery today released a Polaroid series titled Allow Me to Reintroduce Myself. The gallery owner, Said Abusaud, created this project to showcase 12 individuals and their raw thoughts on current social issues, such as the Trump Administration, school shootings and the protest of the national anthem in the NFL, with an unfiltered photo to give audiences a visual of who is speaking. Collectively, the online exhibit strives to prove that in the end… Read more




You can’t stop the beat with “Hairspray” at Winspear Opera House

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Don’t miss the award-winning musical “Hairspray” at the Winspear Opera House in Dallas, showing now through July 15. The smash hit musical comedy brings together audience members of all backgrounds to celebrate diversity and the power of music – all while having a good time.   Set in the 1960s, protagonist Tracy Turnbald dreams of appearing on The Corny Collins Show, a local TV dance program. With big ideas, and… Read more




SUP sunset yoga with DFW Surf

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Have you gotten into the latest fitness and sports craze of paddleboading? Well how about doing YOGA on a Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP)?? For anyone wanting to try a familiar sport in a different fashion, I definitely recommend SUP Yoga by DFW Surf Club. Imagine practicing your yoga moves on a beautiful lake while the sun is setting. Namaste! With classes in Little Elm, Frisco and Grapevine, DFW Surf has… Read more




Review: Dinnerly meal kits

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Chances are you’ve tried a meal kit or two. (Am I right?) There are many reasons as to why meal kits are appealing, especially to millennials. Maybe you hate grocery shopping…. you want to cook more at home… or you’re flat out too busy to think about dinner during a busy work week. It happens! So, meal kits are a simple answer for meals without the hassle. Take Dinnerly for… Read more




“How I Became a Pirate” coming to the Dallas Children’s Theater

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The Dallas Children’s Theater has some of the best shows around for kids – and parents too! If you’re looking for more indoor activities to add to your list this summer for the whole family, check out the events at the Dallas Children’s Theater. Starting June 15, sail off on a swashbuckling excursion at the play “How I Became a Pirate,” based on the book by Melinda Long. This joyful family musical… Read more




Brandon Boyd of Incubus brings art show to Dallas

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Brandon Boyd, lead singer of alternative rock band Incubus, made a special appearance in Dallas over the weekend. Instead of a concert, Boyd came to Dallas on the third stop of his art tour. The fine art exhibition, called OptiMystic, is a combination of ink, watercolor and acrylic works on paper and canvas, as well as as a mix of portraiture and abstraction. Many of his fans may not know he… Read more




Doing Scarborough Renaissance Festival the adult way

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Hear ye, hear ye! The year is 1521 under the reign of King Henry VIII and his beloved wife, Catherine of Aragon. Their guests have been invited to the Village of Scarborough for a festival of entertainment, artisans, food, magic and merriment. And lucky for us in North Texas, we get to experience all of those festivities right here at Scarborough Renaissance Festival in Waxahachie, just 20 minutes away from downtown… Read more



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