At 20, the Crow Museum of Asian Art has grown bigger and better
Formerly called the Crow Collection of Asian Art, the downtown gallery has completed an expansion and renovation that added a studio workshop, a cozy street-side terrace, improved visitor access, and a new space for its award-winning boutique of Asian goods.
The anniversary celebration welcomes Clouds and Chaos by ... More
Dallas has so many fans of Le Cirque and Circo (pronounced “cheerko”) that the city has now gained one of its own
Anchoring a residential tower in uptown, Circo Dallas boasts an Italian coastal menu, house-made pasta, and three signature dishes by famed Le Cirque founder Sirio Maccioni: Mama Egi’s spinach and buffalo ricotta ravioli, lobster and black truffle salad, and crème brûlée.
The restaurant also has an unusual twist: ... More
The Dallas Museum of Art greets the new year with three exhibitions spotlighting female talent
Ida O’Keeffe: Escaping Georgia’s Shadow: Presents 50 paintings, watercolors, prints, and drawings by the overlooked but formidable sibling of modern master Georgia O’Keeffe. A highlight of the DMA-organized show—the first of its kind—is a series of six abstract lighthouse paintings. Through February 24.
Women + Design: New Works: ... More
From celebrating the Dada art movement to impressionist and modern art, these are our must-see exhibits
Eighty-plus works of painting, sculpture and paper by Dada co-founder Jean Arp are on view at the Nasher Sculpture Center. “It’s a tremendous privilege to present Arp’s astoundingly inventive and varied works,” says Nasher curator Catherine Craft. “Experiencing the full range of his achievements reveals an artist of protean creativity.”
“The Nature of Arp” runs ... More
See why these two luxe restaurants are our top reservation requests
Top Dallas chef Kent Rathbun, and his wife, Tracy, have a thing for Asian cuisines—all of them. They channeled that passion into Imoto, a new upscale restaurant in rebounding Victory Park. The concept is a fantastic bar, really awesome sushi and food from all over Asia—Thai to ... More
The status quo is unacceptable to Jennifer Sampson, president and CEO of United Way of Metropolitan Dallas
Jennifer Sampson, the president and CEO of United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, has big ideas and isn’t afraid to implement them. That’s the reason there are a couple hundred thousand fewer impoverished people in Dallas than if trends had continued, and why a popular nonprofit restaurant has ... More
Beauty Bioscience CEO and co-founder Jamie O’Banion is changing the skincare game worldwide from her Dallas headquarters
A quick scroll through Jamie O’Banion’s Instagram and one may wonder how the mother of three could possibly do everything that she does, and do it all seemingly flawlessly.
For starters, she seems to exist on little to no sleep, yet she looks perfectly put-together, 100 percent of ... More
From the White House to The Real Housewives of Dallas, D'Andra Simmons has been an ethically conscious business maven
As a Real Housewives of Dallas cast member and skincare maven, D’Andra Simmons is no stranger to environmental toxins. Despite the recent second season’s many sordid hijinks, which included everything from death threats to sex toy gags gone wrong, Simmons managed to stay above the fray. “Even though I’m ... More
This imaginative production will blur the line of reality with its dazzling cinematic elements
Contemporary English opera Sunken Garden will make its stateside debut on March 9 at the Dallas Opera. Spearheaded by the house’s recently departed CEO Keith Cerny, the production will blend live performance and dazzling 3-D cinematic elements. “[It will] stretch boundaries like no one else,” Cerny says. ... More
After a $225-million overhaul, the Statler Hotel & Residences has been retooled into a Curio by Hilton
Nothing has been more eagerly anticipated by preservationists and hipsters alike than the Statler Hotel & Residences. Abandoned and forlorn for years, the downtown building is a midcentury modern landmark that debuted in 1956 as one of the most glamorous hotels in the world, the Statler-Hilton. A ... More