Rowlett Arts & Humanities announces theme for 2022 Writing Contest

ROWLETT, TX (Jan. 11, 2022) Do you enjoy writing? Does your writing style include any of the following:  poetry, short stories and/or short works (plays or essays)? Then grab your pen, paper, or keyboard and begin brainstorming on this year’s Writing Contest theme — “Family is …” This annual writing contest by Rowlett Arts & Humanities […]

Rowlett Arts & Humanities Commission kicks off the year

Rowlett Arts & Humanities Commission kicks off the year

ROWLETT, TX (Oct. 26, 2021) The City of Rowlett Arts and Humanities Commission is charged by the City Council to encourage the development of, appreciation for, and participation in the arts and humanities in the City of Rowlett.  This can include (and has in the past) – the promotion of the performing arts, visual arts, […]

Painting the Town: Two mural artists – one who is blind – add colorful touches to Fate

Painting the Town: Two mural artists – one who is blind – add colorful touches to Fate

FATE, TX (Oct. 21, 2021) Two mural artists are currently working on a city-owned building located in Downtown Fate at 104 E. Fate Main Place that houses both the Department of Public Safety and Four Czechs Bakery. John Bramblitt, a blind Denton mural artist, is painting the entire length of the building with historic images […]

Rockwall Art League’s 21st Annual Fine Show returns Oct. 15-17

Rockwall Art League’s 21st Annual Fine Show returns Oct. 15-17

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 6, 2021) The Rockwall Art League will host its 21st Annual Fine Art Show, which opens at noon Friday, Oct. 15 and runs through Sunday, Oct. 17 at Rockwall Golf and Athletic Club in The Shores, 2600 Champion Drive. Show hours are noon to 7 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday; […]

Rockwall City Council approves Discovery statue

Rockwall City Council approves Discovery statue

Rockwall, Texas – September 24, 2021 – The Rockwall City Council has approved an art project to honor the City’s rich history. The Discovery Statue Project is named for the three pioneers who discovered the rock wall, for which our city was named. Council has approved funding of $324,800 for a larger-than-life sculpture to be […]

Cain Symphonic and Honors Bands receive National Windband Honors

Cain Symphonic and Honors Bands receive National Windband Honors

ROCKWALL-HEATH, TX (Sept. 17, 2021) The 2020-2021 Cain Middle School Symphonic Band, under the direction of Preston Prior, has been named a Winner of the 2021 Citation of Excellence National Wind Band Honors competition. This is the highest honor in this division. Only four bands earned this distinction across the country. This is the first time […]

New foods announced for State Fair of Texas

New foods announced for State Fair of Texas

DALLAS, TX (Sept. 14, 2021) The State Fair of Texas is known for taking culinary creativity to new heights, and 2021 is no exception. Fairgoers have the opportunity to taste all of the finalists of the Big Tex Choice Awards and decide if they agree with the judges’ selections for “Best Taste – Savory,” “Best […]

Rockwall Art League announces its 21st Annual Fine Show, Oct. 15-17

Rockwall Art League announces its 21st Annual Fine Show, Oct. 15-17

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 10, 2021) The Rockwall Art League is excited to announce its 21st Annual Fine Art Show, which opens at noon Friday, Oct. 15 and runs through Sunday, Oct. 17.  Once again, the show will be held in the Community Room at Rockwall Golf and Athletic Club, located in The Shores at 2600 […]

Rockwall on path to earn ‘Music Friendly Community’ certification

Rockwall on path to earn ‘Music Friendly Community’ certification

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 1, 2021) Rockwall is already known as the Free Live Music Capital of North Texas, but soon it may be dubbed a “Music Friendly Community,” thanks to a program offered through the Texas Music Office (TMO). Yesterday, Visit Rockwall welcomed several community leaders, musicians, restaurateurs, and venue owners to a workshop at […]

Two Rockwall ISD Culinary students land exclusive summer internships

Two Rockwall ISD Culinary students land exclusive summer internships

ROCKWALL,T X (August 30, 2021) Recent Rockwall HS graduates, Jada Ayers and Bailey Starr, were chosen to participate in an Internship program over the summer with Medical City Dallas and the Texas Restaurant Association called “Kids Fit Menu.” They were the only two students from the entire DFW area to be chosen to participate. This […]

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