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18 things we’re looking forward to in 2018

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With 2017 coming to an end, it’s time to look forward to the new year. In no particular order, here’s a roundup list by our Genpink contributors of positive and exciting things that 2018 has in store.   A Total Lunar Eclipse and more skywatching in January On January 31, the world will see the next Total Lunar Eclipse. The moon will be totally red (hence the name blood moon). According… Read more

Review: The King and I at the Winspear Opera House

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Rodgers & Hammerstein’s ‘The King and I” is a tale of East meets West. Set in 1860s Bangkok, the musical tells the relationship of the King of Siam and Anna, a British School teacher learning each other’s cultural customs which brings conflict and eventually understanding.   Though the storyline is well-known and predictable, the strong cost rapport and gorgeous set display makes this a must-see musical. Laura Michelle Kelly also… Read more

The State Fair of Texas Musical Lineup – 2017

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The State Fair of Texas opens up this week, and besides the delicious fried food, the concert lineup is the next best thing! The concert series on the Chevrolet Main Stage is FREE with the price of admission. Over a span of 24 days, listen to 75 different headliners and regional musicians performing at the Fair this year.  From country to Tejano, rock to hip-hop, and a little in-between, this… Read more

Star Wars “Find the Force” augmented reality treasure hunt (Sept. 1-3)

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Star Wars fans, listen up! To celebrate Force Friday II, you can reveal new and favorite characters from Star Wars: The Last Jedi in augmented reality (AR), and help the Resistance find information about key personnel. To join this AR treasure hunt, here’s what you need to do: Download the Star Wars app (for iPhone® and Android™) and launch the “Find The Force” feature. Starting September 1, look for Star Wars graphics with the “Find The Force” logo… Read more

Can you guess these celebs’ superstitions?

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Ever wondered about your favorite celebrity’s superstitions? Can you take a wild guess at which celebs have some of the weirdest traditions and charms? A new graphic from Roulette Online finds the celebrities who win the most awards and looks at their lucky habits. Some of the popular examples include: Ariana’s Doughnuts – when Ariana Grande was younger, she apparently used to eat doughnuts for good luck before auditions. Spit… Read more

Roundup: August events in Dallas

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It’s a bustling month in Dallas for events. Just check out the roundup below! Here’s to an awesome August. Stay cool, everyone!   Vitruvian Salsa Festival (Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26) Bring your dancing shoes to Vitruvian Park’s Amphitheater every Saturday in August from 6–10 p.m. for the Vitruvian Salsa Festival. Enjoy live music, DJs, food trucks and salsa lessons with Luis Delgadillo of SalsaDallas frp, 6:30–7 p.m. Event Dates & Live… Read more

Beat the heat this summer at Pinstack

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It’s HOT right now in Texas, so I headed to Pinstack to enjoy some fun in the sun AC! Take bowling to a whole new level at Pinstack. And it’s not just bowling that you can do here…Pinstack offers a variety of games, a chef-driven kitchen and a bar. The place is fun for the whole family, but also eventful for date nights, a night out with friends and even… Read more

Step right up! Dallas Summer Musicals presents Circus 1903

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The producers of the world’s biggest magic show, THE ILLUSIONISTS, have teamed up with the award-winning puppeteers from WAR HORSE, to bring a thrilling turn-of-the-century circus spectacular. Circus 1903 –The Golden Age of Circus will play at the Music Hall at Fair Park May 23 – June 4, 2017, presented by Dallas Summer Musicals. This North Texas premier has all the thrill and daredevil entertainment one would expect from the circus,… Read more

Review: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

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Everyone’s favorite drunk pirate is back in the latest Pirates of the Caribbean flick, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. The movie opens up with a couple of exciting action scenes and introduces several new (and adorable) characters, in addition to the staples like Orlando Bloom (Will Turner) and Johnny Depp (Jack Sparrow). These scenes might honestly be the most exciting ones in the entire movie. (Blimey!)… Read more

Live soft with Soft Surroundings – now open in Plano

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Located off the bustling Park and Preston area of Plano is Soft Surroundings, a lifestyle brand from St. Louis. The new location of this store offers a variety of women’s clothes, accessories, makeup and home decor. They even sell the furniture you’ll see in the store. So if you love it, you can buy it! A lot of the large home pieces were hand-picked by the brand’s CEO from her travels to… Read more

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