The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the ClarkOn view at the Kimbell Art Museum through June 17, 2012

The Kimbell Art Museum is the sole American venue for this first-ever international touring exhibition of the renowned collection of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts. The selection of 72 paintings in The Age of Impressionism includes 21 by Renoir, six by Claude Monet, seven by Camille Pissarro, four by Alfred Sisley, three by Edgar Degas, two by Edouard Manet, and two by Berthe Morisot. Many are celebrated masterpieces of Impressionism that visitors will recognize from reproductions even if they have never been to Williamstown to see them in person.

 The exhibition also features examples of the work of some leading French artists of the period who worked in alternative styles, including the landscape painters Camille Corot and Théodore Rousseau, figure painters William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Jean-Léon Gérôme, and Jacques-Joseph Tissot, and the post-Impressionists Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and Paul Gauguin.

During your visit, relax in the ambience of one of the most beautiful modern buildings in America and enjoy homemade soups, salads, sandwiches, quiche, and desserts in The Buffet Restaurant. For more information, visit www.kimbellart.org.

 

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Where will you find the fashionable foodie this season? They’ll be enjoying live music and lively cocktails each week at Live at Five, the spectacular live music series at Galleria Dallas.

Galleria Dallas celebrates the spectacular spring weather by hosting live music each Thursday in May on its popular alley. Guests at the Live at 5 Concert Series, presented by Cadillac, can enjoy special patio seating at both The Grill on the Alley and Townhouse Kitchen + Bar while savoring appetizer specials, $5 specialty cocktails and some of the finest local entertainment. Each week, both The Grill and Townhouse will create a custom cocktail designed to suit the theme of the week’s entertainment. Musical (and mixology) entertainment will range from Latin to Caribbean, from Texas Rock to Jazz Standards.

Happy hour specials are extended at both restaurants each Thursday from 4 – 8 p.m., and live entertainment begins at 5 p.m. Current entertainment (subject to change) includes local bands such as

:May 10 Robert Gotcher Band
May 17 Hale Baskin
May 24 Duo Montuno
May 31 Island Boogie

Conveniently located at I-635/LBJ Freeway and the North Dallas Tollway, Galleria Dallas offers shoppers more than 200 exceptional nationally and internationally recognized retailers and hosts more than 19 million visitors each year. Visit www.galleriadallas.com to learn more about Live at Five and the famed shopping center.

 

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In a partnership with DFW Metroplex Cadillac, the Dallas Arts District is launching a new mobile website on June 1. The “Dining in the District” site will feature monthly spotlights on chefs, new dishes, and a few surprises at the restaurants in and around the District. Whether you're in town for a business lunch, a pre-show dinner and drink, or visiting family from out of town, the new Dine in the District mobile site will showcase all your nearby options. Users of the site will have the opportunity to learn more about what the Dallas Arts District has to offer and even be able benefit from some special deals. 

The Dallas Arts District is not only the largest urban arts districts in the nation, but one of the most dynamic. The Dallas Arts District spans 68 acres and 19 contiguous blocks. We are a neighborhood - we are the performing and visual arts, high rise residences and contemporary office space, educational facilities and historic churches. See the works of some of the world’s most famous artists and architects, hear the sounds of history’s greatest composers, and taste some of Dallas’ finest cuisine. Visit us and find out what makes the Dallas Arts District uniquely Dallas. www.thedallasartsdistrict.org

Cadillac Combines Technology with the Game of Golf

Cadillac is proud to sponsor both the HP Byron Nelson Championship in Las Colinas and the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial in Fort Worth this May. Both events will serve as the backdrop to introduce the all new Cadillac XTS Luxury Sedan and the upcoming Cadillac ATS Luxury Sedan. Experience Cadillac CUE in a live demonstrations of the most comprehensive advanced technology with intuitive design and instinctive connectivity that pairs infotainment, navigation, and communication to better connect you with your Cadillac driving experience Download the Supreme Golf APP, driven by Cadillac and receive a complimentary video swing analysis from Hank Haney. Courtesy of Cadillac.

CUE: INTELLIGENCE, IN ITS SIMPLEST FORM.

 The Cadillac User Experience-brings the simplicity of a tablet safely to the road. Its vibrant 8-inch LCD touch screen connects you to a world of information and entertainment, letting you tap, flick and swipe through its menu with ease. CUE accesses every contact and song on up to ten Bluetooth® enabled smartphones. The intuitive GPS Navigation has Natural Voice Recognition, allowing you to speak conversationally, making every interaction simply effortless