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This Week on GMT (August 2-August 6)

What's happening this week on GMT
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Monday, August 2
Climbing Wall is now an official Olympic sport! Paige checks out Dyno Gym in Arlington to see why this sport continues to grow in popularity! Plus, Dallas Startup Week returns this month. We’ll have a preview with some of the top new female entrepreneurs in North Texas. And if you’re in the mood to fly, we’ll tell you what you should know about summer travel.

Tuesday, August 3
Viral sensation Mary Katherine Backstrom joins us with her new book, “Holy Hot Mess.” Then, if you have a problem setting boundaries, we have some simple tips you can use to make it easier. Plus, Dwell with Dignity works to combat childhood poverty through design. Find out what to expect at their Thrift Studio event.

Wednesday, August 4
Paige goes behind the scenes of the new Immersive Van Gogh Experience. Then, North Texas author Julie Murphy tells us about her new book, “If the Shoe Fits.” Plus, Yemi Solomon shows us how she brings Hollywood style and uses her award-winning online boutique to add GLAMORE to North Texas.

Thursday, August 5
It’s our big back to school show! Kids can play video games for what feels like forever. If your kid is a gamer, we have tips on how you can better understand them and improve your relationship. Then we show you some cool Dillard’s looks that will have your kids returning to school in style. Plus, some quick and easy school lunch options for busy families..

Friday, August 6
All aboard! Our Chillin’ Out series continues on board the Big Kahuna on Joe Pool Lake. Then, we show you how to pick the perfect watermelon at the Dallas Farmers Market. And skateboarding is a new Olympic sport premiering at the 2021 Tokyo games. We meet the long-time skateboarder and the founder of the “Texas Skateboard Museum.”