The Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) recently announced that local philanthropist Rebecca Enloe Fletcher will serve as chair of Art Ball 2018 and unveiled Horizon: Now. New. Next as the theme of the annual fundraiser, which will be held April 21 at DMA.
“It would take the Amazon jungle instead of Santa Fe, New Mexico, to go unplugged.”
My goal this summer was to beat the heat, to unplug, and to have some refreshment and “re-creation” in New Mexico, but despite my best efforts to limit technology, it just can’t be done.
It would take the Amazon jungle instead of Santa Fe, New Mexico, to go unplugged.
Upon arrival in Santa Fe, I found myself at Target buying a new gizmo, the Tile, to hang on my keys so that my phone could ring my only pair, which I kept misplacing. Score one for technology.
See more than 80 World War II-era aircraft from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 6–8 during a Commemorative Air Force show at Dallas Executive Airport.
After drawing more than 19,000 visitors from 32 states in 2016, the CAF Wings Over Dallas WWII Airshow, presented by Frost Bank, returns with more flying demonstrations, battle re-enactments, WWII veteran appearances, living history encampments, hands-on family activities, aircraft rides, and cockpit tours.
TACA (The Arts Community Alliance) announced the 2017 recipients of the TACA Donna Wilhelm Family New Works Fund and the TACA Bowdon Family Foundation Artist Residency Fund. Six arts organizations will receive grants totaling $150,000 to create new works or to fund artist residencies.
The Highland Park Department of Public Safety is monitoring a large structure fire south of the town, Lt. Lance Koppa announced.
"Dallas Fire Rescue (DFR) has an active structure fire at Glenwood and Fitzhugh, just southeast of [Highland Park]," Koppa said in an email. "The wind direction is carrying the smoke in a westward direction, which is causing the strong smoke odor in the area. Our officers are in the area and watching for any falling embers."
When University Park Mayor Olin Lane moved to a house on Bryn Mawr Drive in 1936, he could watch traffic on Northwest Highway from his back porch.
The home was at the northern edge of development, with prairie stretching endlessly off to the horizon.
"It was a grassland, and I spent a lot of time in that," 84-year-old Lane said.