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This Week on GMT (October 3 - October 7)

What's happening this week on GMT
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Monday, October 3

We introduce you to the owner behind Ezra Coffee. Jessica Taylor, a former Toyota Exec, left corporate America to start the coffee shop where there’s a “tale of history told in every cup.” For this week’s conversation starter, we want to know which historical figure would you like to have a cup of coffee with? Plus, we will wrap up of WFAA’s month long advocacy campaign efforts with United to Learn – a local nonprofit that uses the power of community partnerships to build relationships and accelerate academic achievement in Dallas ISD.  Then, commonly known as Texas Baptist Men, TBM empowers Christians to take on the biggest challenges around the globe, changing the world one radical act of service and compassion at a time. Paige joins us live to share about how they're helping out in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. 

Tuesday, October 4

Singer, songwriter, producer, author and actress Stella Parton will be on to talk about her role in the original film “Nothing is Impossible,” an inspirational movie about second chances and how past failures don’t define our futures. Then, Hannah hits the street to share some Big Tex nostalgia and Paige is live from Fair Park for his 70th Birthday celebration. 

Wednesday, October 5

When you have little ones who breastfeed, leaving the safety and comfort of home can be a nightmare for mom’s. MilkSpace founder, Kelli Mumphrey, will talk about how she mobilized her services to be able provide a private, safe place to breastfeed at outdoor events.  Plus, grab your kids and be ready to be amazed at Alléz-Oops with Rob and Miss Jane! It’s a bombastic bonanza of brilliant balancing and bonafide bravado!  Paige previews this new and silly show on the Fringe Stage.

Thursday, October 6

The Oak Cliff Flamenco Festival is happening this weekend. We get a preview with dancers straight from Granada, Spain. Plus, fun and excitement abound each year on the when Cedar Hill celebrates Country Day on the Hill. We’ll preview the 85th annual featuring a parade, arts and craft vendors, food, activities, contests, and live entertainment. Then, Dr. Winter is back to talk about the latest in COVID and Monkeypox. And, Taylor Swift comes to the big screen next month and Halloween finally ends! North Texas film critic Julie Fisk gives us a preview of all the big movies hitting theaters this month. Plus, if you’re a pet owner, you’re all too familiar with this frantic behavior. But, have you heard of the app? Dallas pet doctor and founder Dr. Hunter Finn App joins us to share why you should join the paw-ty and get the zoomies.

Friday, October 7

Local singer-songwriter Rachel Stacy joins us to perform a song off her new album and to debut her new music video! Then, craving some Cajun crustaceans? We’ve got just what you need – Or, at least Aunt Irene’s does. The business continues to draw long lines of diners to the former auto shop – Owner Dresha Harris will be on to talk about her “Galveston-style” seafood boils. Plus, it's a pumpkin-palooza on our patio! We get a preview of Pumpkin Day at the Dallas Farmers Market. Then, the world’s largest barbecue concept will honor first responders with a fundraising event this weekend – We’ll tell you how you can get involved with the annual Dickey Foundation Inaugural Denim and Diamonds Event. And, French, Italian, and Tex-Mex seem to get all the culinary attention, but North Texas has deep German roots! We're going to take you inside Henk's European Deli and Black Forest Bakery... a family run institution that's been operating for more than 30 years – Serving up traditional German dishes, cakes, and beers.. that will have you saying “Prost!” 

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