Perhaps best known for its Sammons Jazz series, the Sammons Center for the Arts celebrates its 30th anniversary with a special concert headlined by Grammy Award-winning jazz vocalist/pianist Diane Schuur on Friday, April 27, 2018, at Moody Performance Hall, 2520 Flora Street in the Dallas Arts District. Arlington Jones, the Sammons Jazz Artistic Director and a Steinway Artist, opens the concert with a set by his group, Arlington Jones & The Brethren.Tickets to the anniversary concert at…See More
2tone, the unique pairing of jazz harpist Cindy Horstman and bassist Mike Medina, has thrilled audiences for more than 20 years. Known as one of the preeminent jazz harpists in the country, Cindy is a Sammons Jazz audience favorite. The duo is joined in the opening set by Larry White on steel guitar, Sean McCurley on drums, and Tom Braxton on sax. Soulful pianist Julie Bonk, the 2014 Sammons Jazz Artist of the Year, has performed for everyone from Bob Hope to Bugs Henderson. As a collaborator…See More
Sammons Center for the Arts grows the Arts by providing office, rehearsal, and performance space to Dallas area theaters, orchestras, dance troupes, and choruses. We also produce the critically acclaimed Sammons Jazz concert series, first Wednesday each month Feb-May and Sept-Dec.
The Slow Bone (serving from 12 PM- 4 PM) and Mockingbird Diner (serving from 12 PM- 3 PM) to Host Freebird Coalition – Annual Free Thanksgiving Meal. Jeffery Hobbs of The Slow Bone and Jack Perkins of The Mockingbird Diner … Continue reading →
by Steven Doyle It has been a terrific year; a blessing to be sure. How do we give back this holiday season? We have a few options below that might pique your interest. What better way than to assemble the … Continue reading →
by Steven Doyle Baja seems to be the best place to tag the origins of the fish taco. All my research points there, at least as far as North Americans are concerned. The true fact is somewhat murkier and no … Continue reading →
by Steven Doyle Growing up in Dallas it would be difficult to avoid the enchilada. The Tex-Mex beauties delicately filled, rolled and sauced for your dining pleasure. And what great memories most Texans have as children growing up noshing on … Continue reading →
The smell of corn chips permeated the Garcia household in the formative days of the family corn-chip business. “I would go to school and the kids would tell me, ‘Man, you smell good,” recalls Miguel Garcia, who woke up early … Continue reading →