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KEVIN SLOAN “CRUSADE AGAINST UGLINESS” The life & Work of George Kessler 1862 – 1923

  November 10 KEVIN SLOAN “CRUSADE AGAINST UGLINESS” The life & Work of George Kessler 1862 – 1923“Fjord” George Kessler characterized his 1911 Plan for Dallas with the proclamation, “Crusade Against Ugliness”. Landscape Architect and Urban Planner Kevin Sloan will present an overview of Kessler’s remarkable innovations and accomplishments in city planning, parks and thoroughfares […]

Spring Salon Series

April 14 – Limited Availability  Jacob Metcalf “Fjord” Note: There is a limited number of tickets available to this event.  First come, first served at the door. North Texas musician Jacob Metcalf released his first full-length solo effort, Fjord, in early winter 2016.  The result is an often-breathtaking collection of indie-folk compositions that range from wistful, unhurried ballads […]

Ragtime, Tin Pan Alley, and the Birth of Jazz

Thursday, April 9, 2015     7:30pm-9:00pm The fabulous Matt Tolentino and Oak Cliff music star, Robert Edwards will perform a program of salon style music. The program will take the audience through the ragtime era into Tin Pan Alley finally leading up to the dawn of the jazz age. Edwards will play our vintage grand piano […]