The Dallas Architecture Forum will present its annual 365 Modern Living Cocktail Parties receptions in June with three great evenings at some of the most significant modern homes in Dallas. Two of them, The Rock Cliff and Surrey Circle Residences on June 11, and June 19 are located in Preston Hollow.
The third house is in the Urban Reserve, which is loosely considered to be in Lake Highlands.
Sarah Secor-MacElroy is the daughter of Sandra and John Secor MD, of Highland Park. She graduated from Prestonwood Christian Academy in Plano and attended Baylor University where during her sophomore year in 2006 she was a Dallas Symphony debutante.
She is also a serial daydreamer with a gypsy soul.
Summer Showtunes, a summer camp that teaches children the processes in musical theater performance, is back.
The camp, which in previously was taught by a team from Dallas Summer Musicals, will take a new shape this year. The teacher, Lois Leftwich, will implement a format she “lived, taught, and performed” in the Northwest for 30 years: Broadway Bound.
SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: DETOX DISASTER
We’ve heard caffeine withdrawal can be pretty scary: headaches, sleepiness, and apparently irritability. A 55-year-old woman called the police around 10 a.m. May 20 from the Starbucks in the 12200 block of Inwood Road, saying she was being assaulted with verbal threats.
The “aha” moment came for New York Times best-selling author Julie Lythcott-Haims when she was cutting her son’s chicken one night.
“We’re cutting our kid’s meat too long,” Lythcott-Haims said. “We’re supposed to raise them to fend for themselves so that when we’re gone, they can fend.”
Business Council for the Arts (BCA) will host the Arts & Healthcare Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. June 6 at the Belo Mansion.
The breakfast will include a panel discussion regarding the impact of the arts on advancing healthcare and wellness.
Liz Murray, a well-known author, speaker, and recipient of the White House “Project’s Role Model Award” and Oprah Winfrey’s first-ever “Chutzpah Award,” will speak at Attorney’s Serving the Community/Pot of Gold luncheon.
The June 22 event at the Hilton Anatole hotel will benefit Rainbow Days.
The child of drug-addicted parents who routinely ate from dumpsters to survive, Murray was homeless at age 15 and fending for her life. Determined not to be defined by her circumstances, she recognized education as the key to a fresh beginning and a whole new way of living.