Having not visited Memphis in at least a decade, I returned this summer to sense that the city is really on the verge of a cultural and tourist boom that goes way beyond the requisite pilgrimage to Elvis Presley's cheesy Graceland home.
The commission to design a contemporary art museum is one of the most prestigious an architect can receive. The confluence of creativity with money allows a firm to both experiment, and realize its dreams.
In addition to the friendly people, nearby ranches, subtle sidewalk art, amazing skyline after dark and the predominant Pegasus, there's one more thing you might not know about Dallas: You won't need a car. Well, not if you're planning to explore downtown. Dallas is a walking city.
In a series of three thematic exhibitions, Mark Scala, the Chief Curator at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, has explored "three progressively disruptive considerations of the subject of the body as a manifestation and metaphor of transformation."
Specializing in works from the Himalayas, India, and surrounding regions, the Rubin Museum of Art is a true oasis in the chaos. Midtown Manhattan's cacophony of traffic noises and human commotion melt away upon entering.
Photo courtesy of American Museum of Natural History For $350, you can explore the museum after hours, like a precocious Tenenbaum child on the l...
Framed by the Washington Monument on one side and the U.S. Capitol on the other, the National Mall in Washington DC is a breathtaking, must-do attraction -- even if you can't stand politics.
Imagine waking up one day and learning that your daughter has a hearing loss. Imagine finding out the access your daughter needs doesn't exist in this country but does elsewhere.
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French actress Marie Mouté. Photographer: Diana Ragland, Makeup: Agostina, Hair: Candace Bossendorfer, Wardrobe: Jordan ...
I love sitting in on rehearsals. Some people have their best thoughts while in the shower, I have mine in the last row of the theater.
London has world-class museums, but one of them isn't as well-known as it should be: The Wallace Collection. There's no entrance fee, you can see all of it in a morning or afternoon, and it won't leave you feeling overwhelmed like The British Museum or the National Gallery might.
Although very different -- one an elite, seventeenth-century Spanish woman, the other an enslaved eighteenth-century African American woman -- together, they help make up the rich and diverse fabric of our nation's history.
When I recently visited Bahrain, the TSA agent reviewing my passport looked at me curiously and asked me, "Why did you visit Bahrain?" Simple answer: The Kingdom of Bahrain is a great extension to a Dubai or an Abu Dhabi trip. The flights are inexpensive and under an hour.
Ioanna Lalaounis, the Museum's Director and one of the daughters of the world renowned jeweler and museum namesake, Ilias Lalaounis, opened the museum's doors in December of 1994.
It was spring, and as I drove from O'Hare to Evanston I was struck by the beauty; of the blossoms, the psychic valence of the architecture, the light off the lake. What had I missed on my first tour through this middle earth?