Category: Arts and Letters Live

Danger and Desire: Tales of Hopper’s City

I have been really immersed in work lately–so preoccupied that if I don’t write everything down right away, I tend to forget events and deadlines. This pertains not so much to work but for everything else. I looked at my calendar last week and knew I had an Arts and Letters Live event this past…

Seeing: David Wroblewski at the DMA

On January 21, my friend and coworker, Stephanie, and I went to hear David Wroblewski speak in the Horchow Auditorium of the Dallas Museum of Art. Neither one of us had finished reading or read The Story of Edgar Sawtelle (the bestselling debut novel of Wroblewski’s) at the time, so we didn’t know what to…

Arts and Letters Live–Fresh Ink

Another free Arts and Letters Live event held during the Dallas Museum of Art’s Late Nights series was extremely enjoyable. The museum was crowded as it is the last weekend of the King Tut exhibition before it leaves for San Francisco. No other exhibitions were on display yet, but I did learn about the upcoming…

Dr. Zahi Hawass

–from Facebook Last night I had the privilege of attending a lecture by Dr. Zahi Hawass. What an excellent evening it was! Not only is Mr. Hawass interesting and informative, but he is exceedingly funny. Mr. Hawass gave a lecture as part of the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA)’s Arts and Letters Live and also…

Elizabeth Gilbert at the Eisemann Center

–by Deborah Lopez in Time.com I went to hear Elizabeth Gilbert speak last night at the Eisemann Center in Richardson. The über popular Ms. Gilbert spoke for about an hour before she fielded questions collected on index cards. As a former Toastmaster, I was impressed with her ability to speak without notes for such a…

Arts and Letters Live

I happened to go to one of the Dallas Museum of Art’s Late Nights events on the spur of the moment a couple of weeks ago. My favorite local band, Brave Combo, was going to be playing in the Atrium that evening, but I needed to kill some time before then. I picked up a…