Our Eyes Are Fixed On: Michael “Mico” Rodriguez

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Founder of the famous Mi Cocina, Michael Rodriguez, will make his debut on the Oral Fixation stage for “The Whole Enchilada.”

Michael (Mico) Rodriguez, the founder of Mi Cocina, has been in the restaurant business since he was a 5 year-old water boy in 1962. His new restaurant Mesero opens at Inwood/Lovers in late May. Serving his guests is his first love. He is very proud of his daughter Bianca Elena.

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Our Eyes Are Fixed On: Preston Dominy

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High School Senior Preston Dominy will make his debut on the Oral Fixation stage for “The Whole Enchilada.”

Preston Dominy is an 18-year-old senior at New Tech High in Coppell. After graduating, he will be attending the Sam Walton School of Business at the University of Arkansas. Preston is an outdoors enthusiast who enjoys climbing as well as other forms of mountaineering.

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Our Eyes Are Fixed On: Jeanne Henry

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Arts lover Jeanne Henry will make her debut on the Oral Fixation stage for “The Whole Enchilada.”

Jeanne Henry has been a music therapist, photography professor, arts director and museum educator. She’s been onstage many times-from piano recitals to school plays, a musician at Six Flags, to singing with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra Chorus at Carnegie Hall. But she’s never gone onstage and told the truth. Until now.

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Our Eyes Are Fixed On: Jesse Hughey

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Enchilada-eating contest champion Jesse Hughey will return to the Oral Fixation stage for “The Whole Enchilada.”

Jesse Hughey is the copy editor at the Dallas Observer and has written for various other Voice Media Group papers and VICE. He enjoys making and consuming beer and music and lives in South Oak Cliff with his dog and two kids. Follow him @DallasHophead

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Our Eyes Are Fixed On: Amanda Barbour

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Poet and runner, Amanda Barbour, will make her debut on the Oral Fixation stage for “The Whole Enchilada.”

Amanda Barbour moved to Texas thirteen years ago after growing up in the Midwest. She is an enthusiastic, if not very accomplished, runner. A sometimes poet and craft beer aficionado, she shares a home in Dallas with her fiancée, Heather, and Libby the wundermutt.

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Our Eyes Are Fixed On: Tim York

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Guitarist, Tim York, will make his debut on the Oral Fixation stage for “The Whole Enchilada.”

Tim York, a Dallas area native and independent contractor, builds and remodels interiors. He studies and plays guitar and had a brief professional career in his twenties as a singer/songwriter. He writes stories and composes music because it pleases him. He believes literature elevates living to a level of consciousness.

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Our Eyes Are Fixed On: Victoria Watson

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Graphic Designer, Victoria Watson, will make her debut on the Oral Fixation stage for “The Whole Enchilada.”

Victoria Watson is a graphic designer and social media coordinator for one of the world’s largest elevator companies. When she isn’t training for her next marathon, drawing portraits for the State Fair, or singing karaoke, she enjoys spending time with her fiancé and walking her rescue chihuahuas, Pancho and Reese. 

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Our Eyes Are Fixed On: Amy Martin

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Comedy journalist, Amy Martin, will make her debut on the Oral Fixation stage for “Ducks in a Row.”

Amy Martin produced festivals and concerts, including the acclaimed Summer and Winter SolstiCelebrations for 20 years. She also operated Moonlady News for the holistic and spiritual communities. A writer of three decades decades experience, she is senior comedy journalist for TheaterJones.com and writes the North Texas Wild column for GreenSourceDFW.

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Our Eyes Are Fixed On: Jim Dolan

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Writer and Psychotherapist, Jim Dolan, will return to the Oral Fixation stage for “Ducks in a Row.”

James Dolan is a lifelong resident of Oak Cliff, Texas. He is a psychotherapist, fiction writer, member of the Writer’s Garret, Pushcart nominated poet, sometime film actor, swimmer, bike racer, husband, father. A strange thing to say, but he loves Dallas, and Oak Cliff even more.

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