Two things to start. 1) Don't know much about architecture. 2) Tim Rogers and his wife probably are not cannibals. Or anything like that. You know what I mean. Rogers, the editor of D Magazine, and his wife, Christine, part owner of a public relations company that has done work for the Nasher Scul ... More >>
Museum Tower isn't the only troubled real-estate deal that the pension fund has gone all in on. But so far, only its investment advisers are winning big.
Update/Correction/Apology/Literary Forehead Slap: The premise of this column is a stupid mistake on my part. For some time I have labored under the impression that Lucy Crow Billingsley, a daughter of Trammell Crow, was an early partner with John Sughrue in the development of Museum Tower. That's wr ... More >>
I just get a little tummy ache every time I see the Nasher Sculpture Center back in the news again treated like it's holy Bethlehem. Please. The stuff in there is art, not the preserved teeth and hair of the saints. Renzo Piano, the architect, is on the front page of the official government newspap ... More >>
Art fight! Art fight! Everybody ditch class and run out in the halls to watch! The rich kids are fighting about their art! On this day when the national economy is still on life support, Texas schools are sinking into Dickensian poverty and the city can't afford sewers, our city's one and only, sol ... More >>
Sam MertenSo says the press release forwarded this morning by Mayor Tom Leppert's chief of staff, Chris Heinbaugh. It comes from the Dallas Chapter of the Texas Association of Business, which will honor Leppert with its annual Distinguished Business Leader Award early next year, at the 13th A ... More >>
Meet the new 800-pound gorilla of Dallas film festivals
Take a good look at the MADI Museum. It may not be around much longer. If you were to visit the Web site of Kilgore & Kilgore, PLLC--the 58-year-old law film specializing in, among other things, cases dealing with intellectual property and personal-injury class actions--you will see seven serious-lo ... More >>
Usually I don't do brunch outside of Sundays, but today was the exception. Who can turn down free eggs and sausage when Ray Nasher is handing it out? The Nasher Sculpture Center hosted a press preview and breakfast buffet for its new exhibit, On Tour with Renzo Piano. You know him. He designed the N ... More >>
Run down to the City Council Bank. They're giving money away!
It's too cool for school, but can we call it art?
The Nasher Sculpture Center is full of revelations about a man and his art
The DMA's Henry Moore show leaves no multi-ton stone unturned
A nosy questionnaire about how well Dallas arts groups run their businesses touches off a revolt against the Dallas Business Committee for the Arts
Buzz remembers the year that might have been and proves that not only the winners write the history
The Nasher sculpture garden is slow to take root
Why I'm trading my typewriter for diapers and drool cloths
From Al Lipscomb to Paul Fielding, it was hard to find straight talk in '96
The City of Dallas could make a fortune from WRR-FM. But powerful friends don't want anything to change at their little radio station.
Lincoln Property and Ray Nasher play it down and dirty with homeowners
Ray Nasher wants to give the city his sculptures, but first there's a small zoning matter
The DMA's Seventeen-Seventeen is an artistic masterpiece