Guest blogger Gail Sachson visits with the hotel’s latest artist in residence.
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.
Probably not. But mostly because of who their customers are, says The New Yorker.
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.
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.
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.
Find out how you can get a sneak peek of the upcoming movie, ‘The Monuments Men.’
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.
Time to put on your walking shoes with this week’s Spotlight.
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.