The Pirates are invading the Prairie

Ibidis Mortem Productions is proud to announce the Pirates on the Prairie VI concert, taking place Sat, February 11th at 6:00 p.m. at the Uptown Theater in Grand Prairie, TX. It’s going to be an evening of pirate music, swashbuckling fun, and nautical nonsense for the whole family. The concert stars the official pirate band of Grand Prairie, the Bilge Pumps, in an event to appeal to everyone’s inner buccaneer. Joining them on stage will be the Pride of Bedlam from Houston, TX, who will open the show with their own brand of pirate hijinks and music. Also appearing will be their pirate poetry dispensing shipmates, the Seadog Slam, who will be entertaining everyone with salty rhymes in the lobby.

School Board Trustees appoint Aaron King to fill District 4 seat

The Grand Prairie Independent School District announced today the appointment of local businessman Aaron King to fill the unexpired term for Single Member District 4 following the resignation of longtime board member J. D. Stewart.

King is expected to join the board at its regular monthly meeting on January 19. He will serve out the unexpired term that ends in May.

Zondervan signs “Chewbacca Mom” Candace Payne for multi-book deal

Zondervan announced today the signing of a multi-book deal with Candace Payne, who is frequently referred to as “Chewbacca Mom.” The first book will release November 7, 2017 with a national media and multi-city book signing tour.