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The Fairmont is Family to Resident Artist Pamela Nelson

Guest blogger Gail Sachson visits with the hotel’s latest artist in residence.

Getting Cultural Districts Connected – Trading Ideas At The New Cities Summit

Inside the New Cities Summit, the think-tankish talk-talk about our urban future that’s going on in Dallas, there’s a smaller conference about arts districts. And however big-idea they both might seem, they are, essentially, old-style trade shows. That’s a good thing.

Is It All Over For NorthPark – Or For Highland Park Village?

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Probably not. But mostly because of who their customers are, says The New Yorker.

Dallas Architect EG Hamilton Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Who’s that, you ask? Well, more than 26 million people have visited his best-known landmark, a building that received a ‘design of the decade’ award (for the ’60s) and in the ’90s received a 25-year award for excellence.

For Grammy Winners In Denton-Born Snarky Puppy, Respect – But No Rest

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Members of Denton-born jazz collective Snarky Puppy woke up Grammy winners. They share the award for Best R&B Performance with Lalah Hathaway. First time you’ve heard of this band? You aren’t the only one.

Crystal Bridges Museum – 5 Hours North of DFW – Buys A Complete Frank Lloyd Wright House

It was considered seriously endangered because of repeat floodings by a New Jersey river. Built in 1954, the house is a gorgeous example of Wright’s later ‘Usonian’ style.

The Big Deal: ‘The Monuments Men’ Advanced Screening At The Kimbell Art Museum

Find out how you can get a sneak peek of the upcoming movie, ‘The Monuments Men.’

Crow To Spread Its Wings – Again

The museum store is hopping across the street, and we’ll be able to hop straight into the Crow from the sidewalk – right into a new gallery.

Saturday Spotlight – Architecture Walking Tour

Time to put on your walking shoes with this week’s Spotlight.

‘Queen of Dallas Historic Preservation’ Has New Book, Makes NYTimes

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She’s Virginia Savage McAlester, her family’s lived in the same Swiss Avenue home since 1921, her mother rescued other homes on Swiss and the daughter is now the author of the ‘magisterial’ A Field Guide to American Houses – just in case you didn’t know.

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