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Slow Art Day in Downtown Dallas

Saturday, April 27, 2013, was Slow Art Day, a global all-volunteer event to help more people discover the joy of looking and loving art. In actuality, it was a really nice day for a handful of people to enjoy some art together. Our host, Tanya Miller, led the expedition of art aficionados through the Dallas Arts District to view some hidden gems of the local art scene.

Last Chance to See Big Pictures at the Amon Carter Museum

Closing this Sunday, April 21, 2013, is a delightful exhibition of large photographs at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. The exhibition is called Big Pictures and the title means what it says. On display are some really big pictures from the museum’s collection. Big Pictures is an exhibition of forty works that explore what larger media brings to contemporary photography.

SMU Meadows School of the Arts Presents Meadows at the Winspear Benefit Concert

The SMU Meadows School of the Arts will present its 20th annual benefit concert, “The 2013 Meadows at the Winspear,” at 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 1 in the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora St. in Dallas. The concert will feature the critically acclaimed Meadows Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of conductor Paul Phillips, and the Meadows Dance Ensemble, composed of top students from the Meadows School’s nationally respected dance program. The evening includes ballet, jazz and modern works, culminating in a new version of The Rite of Spring by award-winning Dutch choreographer Joost Vrouenraets, created especially for Meadows students in honor of The Rite’s 100th anniversary.

The Moody Foundation Donates $2 Million to Name Moody Plaza

The Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation has surpassed its $110 million capital campaign goal with a $2 million donation from The Moody Foundation to name Klyde Warren Park’s grand plaza, Moody Plaza. The 5.2-acre deck park successfully opened in October 2012 and has since drawn more than 350,000 visitors to enjoy free, outdoor activities in the center of Dallas.