Month: April 2018

Making Memories to Remember

Dallas event planning guru Rebecca Hackl drops in to the studio to chat about the real ins and outs of planning a stellar event.

The Soundbites: 

  • Susan had a rocking time at the Equest After Dark Gala (and those cute little horses were there)!
  • Waylon was busy filming with the Real Housewives of Dallas for the Jack Retro Pajama Party.
  • This Wednesday, April 25th from 7-10pm – Dallas Observer’s Iron Fork, presented by Whole Foods, Alaskan Brewing Co., Meomi, Ruffino, and Reyka Vodka, is hosting a grand tasting event at Centennial Hall at Fair Park. Close to 50 food and drink vendors, chef’s competition, and live entertainment. General Admission $35 – $55. VIP is $65 – $85 including early entry at 6pm and free valet before 6:30pm. www.observerironfork.com
  • This Friday, April 27th from 6-10pm – Pike West Commerce hosts the 3rd Annual Commerce Street Night Market that brings together local artists, creatives, and emerging business owners on the last Friday of each month. Earth Day themed. 9 vegetarian food vendors. Bar sponsored by Oddfellows. There will be outdoor games, live music, 34 vendors. Family-friendly. FREE. www.littledmarkets.com.  
  • Rebecca Hackl, CEO of Trifecta Event Management, stopped by to chat with us about what it really takes to put on an event, and the most important elements you need to begin planning.
  • The Society of Wedding Professionals is providing a complimentary wedding to remember for one lucky couple in the DFW area that is facing some hurdles to having the wedding of their dreams. Visit theweddingwish.org to apply.

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A Vision of Vinyl

Hand Drawn Pressing’s Alex Cushing answers the age old question: Is music really the universal language?

The Soundbites: 

  • Susan learned some valuable lessons at the Tyra Banks book tour stop in Dallas.
  • Waylon ventured outside the Uptown bubble with his client Jeffrey Kollinger for the Scissor-tails & Cocktails event at the Trinity River Audubon.
  • This Thursday, April 19th is the House of DIFFA Preview Party from 7pm – 9pm, @Traffic L.A. downtown. Cocktails provided by Macallan Scotch, Edrington, and Ben E Keith. Tickets are $50 www.diffadallas.org.
  • This Friday, April 20th is the Equest After Dark Gala, from 6:30pm – Midnight. It is a modern speakeasy with welcome cocktail reception, a seated dinner, live and silent auction, with live performances by The Texas Gypsies and Emerald City Band, after-party. Gala tickets are $225 and After-party tickets are $40 at www.equest.org.
  • Alex Cushing, COO of Hand Drawn Pressing, joined us to talk about his love of music, the art of vinyl pressing, and the journey that led him to where he is now.

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The Model Whisperer

Fashion Stylist Willie Johnson reminds us that modeling is more than a pretty smile.

The Soundbites: 

  • Susan and Waylon attended the awesome No Tie Dinner on Saturday.
  • Waylon drove outside of his bubble to attend Drag Bingo in Denton, an event sponsored by Kruto Vodka.
  • This Wednesday, April 11th @ 7:30pm Tyra Banks & Mama Carolyn are at the Wyly Theater to talk about her new book, Perfect is Boring. Tickets are between $37-$67 and include a signed copy of her book.
  • This Friday the 13th Oliver Peck’s Elm Street Tattoo will host a tattoo marathon for 24-hours. $13 each with a mandatory $7 tip for good luck. Must select from flash sheet.
  • On Saturday, April 14th Willie will be the executive producer of the Accessories in the Nude (AIN) Cocktails and Competition fashion show, benefiting The Birthday Project. Tickets are$35

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Adding Sparkle To Your Life

Kameron Westcott of the Real Housewives of Dallas reminds us to Sparkle.

The Soundbites: 

  • Susan had a blast with her husband and friends at a Texas Rangers game.
  • Waylon continued his search for a home with his awesome Realtor, Marci Millard.
  • Angelika Film Center at Mockingbird Station brings popular 80’s flicks to the big screen  the first Monday of every month @ 7PM. Tonight is The Princess Bride. Tickets are $12. www.angelikafilmcenter.com
  • On Thursday, April 5th, the Trinity River Audubon Center presents Owl Prowl – a guided night hike through the great Trinity Forest to search and call for the owl species that call Dallas home. The night will end with roasting of s’mores. Starts at 8PM. $15 in advance. $20 at the door. www.trinityriver.audubon.org
  • Friday thru Sunday – 24th Annual Deep Ellum Arts Festival – over 200 juried artists and over 150 performances including bands and solo musicians. FREE. www.deepellumartsfestival.com
  • The one and only Kameron Westcott joins us to talk about SparkleDog – the cutest dog food you will ever see, and what it was like meeting Bravo’s Andy Cohen for the first time.

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