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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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 …

The Real Paula Poundstone

The Real Paula Poundstone

At the Majestic Theatre Friday night, Paula Poundstone showed the side she’s aimed to be all along. by Amy Martin published Tuesday, May 23, 2017   Dallas — There was once a wild and young Paula Poundstone, the one that honed her craft and covered her homelessness by taking buses cross country to do open mics and sleeping on the …

Amy’s Shady Canvas

Amy’s Shady Canvas

I garden. I garden obsessively. Sometimes I rest, but only so I can garden again. Just two injuries so far this year — doing good! Landscaping might be a better word for it. Our yard has no grass lawn and no direct sunlight, only that filtered through a multi-layered canopy of trees. My art is live sculpting with shade plants. …

part 2 March for Science Dallas signs: Earth Day Texas at Fair Park

part 2 March for Science Dallas signs: Earth Day Texas at Fair Park

This is a BIG file. It will take a while to load. The photos are as high-res as an iPhone can go. If you want one, just drag it to desktop. by Amy Martin  moonlady.com Though the March for Science Dallas had a wimpy ending, the sentiment continued through the day at Earth Day Dallas. Signs and t-shirts from the …

part 1 March for Science Dallas signs: From City Hall plaza to Fair Park

part 1 March for Science Dallas signs: From City Hall plaza to Fair Park

by Amy Martin moonlady.com This is a BIG file. It will take a while to load. The photos are as high-res as an iPhone can go. If you want one, just drag it to desktop. The masses gathered at City Hall plaza, about 3000 strong. People checked out each other’s signs and found connections, chatted up the reasons they felt …

North Texas Wild: Dallas rehabber says wild rabbit rescues multiply in spring

North Texas Wild: Dallas rehabber says wild rabbit rescues multiply in spring

on Nature

 In 2016, Rabbit Rescue rehabbed over a thousand cottontails. Photos courtesy of Rabbit Rescue unless otherwise noted. By Amy Martin When it rains, it pours… bunnies. Spring deluges wash young cottontails out of their nests. Often found suffering from hyperthermia or gravely battered, they must be rushed to treatment if to survive, then raised to adulthood and released. After a recent …

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