Transform your Relationship with Poison Oak & Ivy with Amy Martin’s Latest Book

Transform your Relationship with Poison Oak & Ivy with Amy Martin’s Latest Book

Itchy Business: How to Treat the Poison Ivy and Poison Oak Rash, Prevent Exposure and Eradicate the Plant   by Amy Martin www.Itchy.Biz Everything you need to know about poison oak and ivy but are too itchy to ask   An estimated 50 million people endure the poison oak and ivy rash each year. Fear nature no more! North Texas-based …

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North Texas Wild: Funds needed to save Blackland Prairie parcel in Hunt County

North Texas Wild: Funds needed to save Blackland Prairie parcel in Hunt County

on Nature

The Native Prairies Association of Texas aims to raise $50,000 to buy the Paul Mathews Prairie in Hunt County. Photos courtesy of NPAT.  By Amy Martin, Sept. 7, 2017 When less than 1 percent of an ecosystem remains, a few thousand acres out of the millions prior, the opportunity to preserve it is a genuinely big deal. Such is the case with the Blackland …

Eclipsestock! North Texas writer witnesses totality in Nebraska

Eclipsestock! North Texas writer witnesses totality in Nebraska

on Nature

Amy Martin, third from right, tells GreenSourceDFW what it was like to watch  the total solar eclipse in northwestern Nebraska with 7,000 other nature enthusiasts. Photos courtesy of Amy Martin.  by Amy Martin, Aug. 31, 2017 It was a lark of an idea over dinner with my husband and our friends Tex and Dianne Frossard – Let’s go see the total solar …

North Texas will see partial solar eclipse on Monday

North Texas will see partial solar eclipse on Monday

North Texas will experience about 80 percent coverage on Aug. 21, during the first total solar eclipse in the U.S. mainland since 1979. Image courtesy of TimeandDate.com.  by Amy Martin Aug. 15, 2017   Total solar eclipses are not rare. Most calendar years have two solar eclipses, according to TimeandDate.com. But the one happening on Monday is the first visible in the United …

Green Neighborhoods: South Oak Cliff is green and growing

on Nature

Wildflowers line the park road at Cedar Hill State Park in Cedar Hill. Courtesy of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. EDITOR’S NOTE: GreenSourceDFW.org and Natural Awakenings DFW Edition are partnering in a series called Green Neighborhoods. Over the year, we are exploring the eco-friendly neighborhoods in North Texas with Green Source DFW reporter Amy Martin as our guide. Amy will show readers …

Q&A: Joey Folsom: Lenny Bruce is Back

Q&A: Joey Folsom: Lenny Bruce is Back

Photos: Chuck Marcelo Q&A: Joey Folsom Amy. Martin has an in-depth discussion with the actor about the great Lenny Bruce, who Folsom plays in Lenny Bruce is Back at the Dallas Comedy House, Viva’s Lounge and elsewhere by Amy Martin published Wednesday, August 2, 2017 Dallas — Stephen Colbert, Kathy Griffin, Bill Maher — they all stand in his shoes by taking First Amendment …

review: Menopause the Musical

review: Menopause the Musical

on Comedy

Linda K. Leonard, Janis Roeton, Linda boston and Karri Atchley in Menopause the Musical Photo: G4 Productions Pressing Pause Menopause the Musical, a longtime hit with women of a certain age, returns to the Eisemann Center for the Performing Arts. by Amy Martin Richardson — Women’s bathroom conversation after Menopause the Musical, presented by G4 Productions and running through Aug. 6 at the Eisemann Center for …

North Texas Wild: DFW bunny lovers double down to help abandoned pet rabbits

North Texas Wild: DFW bunny lovers double down to help abandoned pet rabbits

on Nature

By Amy Martin   July 4, 2017 If you think GSDFW rabbit stories are multiplying, Amy did a story on a wild rabbit rescue group called Rabbit Rescue in April.  The following article is about the Bunny Burrow, a Fort Worth-based nonprofit that focuses on rescuing domestic pet rabbits in North Texas. Pictured: rescued bunny buddies Eden and Sawyer. Photos courtesy of the Bunny Burrow.   On this planet, the lines …

Demetri Martin: Alternating Realities

Demetri Martin: Alternating Realities

on Comedy

Comedian Demetri Martin has an interesting, and funny, take on the world, as proven in his Majestic Theatre gig. by Amy Martin It’s a funny thing and what makes stand-up comedy unique. People pay money to experience not just what a person thinks but how they think—the logic, the reality, how they perceive and process the world, the entire frame …

A Brief, Endless Love: A Sketch Comedy Revue

A Brief, Endless Love: A Sketch Comedy Revue

Photo: Matt Lyle From left: Steph Garrett, Jeremy Whiteker, Jeff Swearingen and Kim Lyle Laughter Everlasting Matt Lyle and some old friends bring the hilarious theater/sketch comedy work A Brief, Endless Love to the Dallas Comedy House. by Amy Martin published Thursday, June 8, 2017 “Love is at the core of what it means to be human. Whether you feel loved …

Green Neighborhoods: North Oak Cliff corridor caters to urban greenies

Green Neighborhoods: North Oak Cliff corridor caters to urban greenies

on Nature

By Amy Martin GreenSourceDFW.org and Natural Awakenings DFW Edition are partnering in a series called Green Neighborhoods. Over the coming months, we will be exploring the eco-friendly neighborhoods in North Texas with Green Source DFW reporter Amy Martin as our guide. Amy will show readers those communities where green retail, green venues and green folks intersect. If there’s a green neighborhood …

Proscenium Circus

Proscenium Circus

on Stage

At the Music Hall at Fair Park, Circus 1903, presented by Dallas Summer Musicals, has many high points, and a few low ones. by Amy Martin Dallas — Circus is analog. No special effects. Peter Pan may fly by guy-wires in theatrical productions, visual stage projection may mimic aerial flight, but the performers in circuses simply fly. Every time a …

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