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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“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




Mother’s Day Fierce Female Festival at The Amon Carter Museum

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This Mother’s Day weekend, celebrate all of the mighty moms and gifted girls you know during the Amon Carter Museum of American Art’s free Fierce Female festival Saturday, May 12 from 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Honor the women in your life during a day of free programs exploring works of art of and by women, including exhibitions by Lebanese-American photographer Rania Matar, experimental photographer Ellen Carey, and a group of Texas-based women sculptors. Listen to… Read more




Dallas International Guitar Festival (May 4-6)

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The oldest and largest guitar festival show in the world is returning to Dallas this weekend, May 4-6 at Dallas Market Hall. The show blends musicians, fans, collectors and celebrities together into one huge musical extravaganza. Visitors can buy, sell, trade, or just browse among the thousands upon thousands of new and vintage guitars, basses, amps, banjos, mandolins, straps and strings, effects pedals, keyboards, music memorabilia and more. Credit: guitarshow.com See a variety… Read more




Infographic: Baby Names Inspired by Beverly Hills, 90210

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The television show Beverly Hills 90210 – which ran from 1990 to 2000 — was no doubt a pop cultural phenomenon. Fans will remember iconic  characters including Dylan McKay, Brandon Walsh, Kelly Taylor and Brenda Walsh. The show was so huge that it impacted how some parents named their children during those years!   For example, did you know that in the shows first season (1990) there were only 4,413 babes named Dylan, but by the last… Read more




Waitress musical comes to Dallas for two weeks

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Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM) and Broadway Across America (BAA) are bringing Waitress to the Music Hall at Fair Park for two weeks, March 28 – April 8, 2018. And we can’t wait!   Brought to life by an all-female creative team, this popular new hit features original music and lyrics by 6-time Grammy® nominee Sara Bareilles, a book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson (I Am Sam), choreography by Lorin Latarro (Les Dangereuse Liasons, Waiting… Read more




Deep Ellum Arts Festival – April 6-8

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The Deep Ellum Arts Festival is back for its 24th year, taking place April 6-8, 2018. Voted “Best Festival in Dallas” and ranked by participating artists among the top 50 arts festivals in the nation, the festival is not to miss for art and music fans in North Texas.   The festival, which offers free admission to all ages (but geared toward an 18+ audience), begins at Malcolm X Blvd. and… Read more




Local Talents Create Original Chalk Installations in Dallas

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LARK on the Park in conjunction with the Dallas Museum of Art’s Young Masters exhibition hosts an extraordinary Blackboard Transformation Brunch on Sunday, March 11 beginning at 10:30am. Chef Ryan Barnett serves up the popular a la carte brunch menu while diners watch six talented students currently featured at the DMA, take to the scaffolding to transform the iconic blackboards into one-of-a-kind illustrations displayed through July 8, 2018.   On view now through April 15, 2018 at the Dallas Museum of Art… Read more




Recap: FGI Dallas 2018 Rising Star Awards

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On March 1, 2018, Fashion Group International of Dallas (FGI), a global, non-profit professional fashion organization, hosted its 21st annual Rising Star Awards Ceremony at the Design District’s Seven for Parties. The largely attended fete celebrated the extraordinary accomplishments of Dallas’ emerging talents in the areas of Women’s Fashion, Men’s Fashion, Photography, Art, Fashion Blogging, and MakeUp Artistry.   Celebrity influencer Courtney Kerr of “Kerrently” returned for her fourth year… Read more



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