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The Eugene McDermott Terrace at the Meadows Museum Displays Sculpture by Jaume Plensa

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The Meadows Museum at SMU in University Park has the finest collection of Spanish art outside of Spain.  Artist Jaume Plensa created Sho as the centerpiece of the renovated terrace.

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Tate Lecture Discusses 21st Century Russia

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SMU and Dallas civic leader, Ruth Altshuler, Governor and Mrs. Bill Clements, and other prominent Dallas and Park Cities residents came to hear Ian Bremmer and Stephen Hadley discuss 21st Century Russia: U.S. Relations in the Post-Soviet World.  Highland Park residents, Gregg and Molly Engles, sponsored this lecture held at SMU. 

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Nasher Sculpture Center Presents Conversation with Robert Duvall

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The Nasher presents a delightful salon series.  Robert Duvall was charming, humorous, and incredibly insightful.  The Renzo Piano designed Nasher Sculpture Center in the downtown Dallas Arts District is the perfect setting for guest artists to discuss their work.  Quin Mathews Films records the event for the Nasher archives. 

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Javier’s Gourmet Mexicano Down the Street from Dunn and Brown

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Javier’s Gourmet Mexicano restaurant across the Katy Trail from Highland Park is the perfect place to go after a Thursday night art opening at Dunn and Brown Contemporary, celebrate on weekends, or join the many Highland Park residents as they enjoy their weekly Sunday night dinner at Javier’s.  Preston Hollow homeowner Javier Gutierrez, with his Ferrari parked by the front door, and beautifully dressed in Italian suits, greets loyal guests and out of town visitors with an elegance that has made Javier’s a Dallas institution for over thirty years.  

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Artist David Bates Opening at Dunn and Brown Contemporary Gallery

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Art collectors, architects, and artists, including artist Sam Gummelt and photographer Nan Coulter, came to see David Bates and his recent paintings.  David Bates, a classmate of mine who received his art degree from SMU, has received international acclaim as an artist, and his work can be seen in many of the architecturally significant homes in Dallas.   

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Dallas Art Fair Reception at Neiman Marcus Downtown Dallas

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The Dallas Art Fair had an opening reception at the downtown Dallas Neiman Marcus store for artists, gallery owners, and patrons of the arts who live in the Dallas neighborhoods and neighborhoods within University Park and Highland Park, along with artists who came in from outside Dallas.  Deep Ellum gallery owner Barry Whistler and his wife, artist and photographer Allison V. Smith, attended and charmed the participants.

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