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D Magazine February 1987

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ARIS Nicola The Great

The man who built the Dallas Opera looks back on his thirty-year reign.
By Wayne Lee Gay
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BUBBA BUYS A TIME SHARE (ALMOST)

Wherein two Bubbas and a frosty-eyed lady set off in search of Condo Heaven-and find that the promised land is mostly promise.
By Brad Bailey
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BUSINESS Modern-Day Medicis

What happens when the business of business is art?
By Michael Berryhill
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CAT WITHOUT A HAT

Even mad dogs and Englishmen keep their ears warm
By Jann Baskett
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DESIGNER’S NOTEBOOK TRENDS FOR 1987

Fresh variations on tried and true design themes – that seems to be the tune interior trendsetters are humming this year. Whether you ’re talking fabrics, furnishings or finishing touches, keeping up with the beat of the times and yet, not losing sight of the classics that somehow transcend fad and fancy – that is the challenge of Dallas homeowners and designers. And as Dallas’ design industry continues to evolve, the challenge is met with greater and greater success.
By LYNN SUTTER ADLER
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Eating For Love

At the sexiest restaurants in Dallas, hunger and passion go hand in hand.
By Liz Logan
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EDITOR’S PAGE

The baffling riddle of low-income housing
By Ruth Miller Fitzgibbons
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HEALTH CHECK 1987

By Mary Candace Evans
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INTERVIEW From The Fire To The Frying Pan

Formel City Manager Charles Anderson reflects on his years at City Hall and looks ahead to walking the tightrope at DART.
By ALAN PEPPARD
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LACY OVERTURES

A romantic gesture von can see through
By TEENA GRITCH MCMILLS
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LET THEM READ FLUFF

There’s nothing wrong with wooing kids to books. Right?
By D Magazine
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LORDS OF THE FLIES

The city doesn’t call them slumlords. Have a look for yourself.
By CHRIS THOMAS
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NEWS LITE

The new folks at the Dallas Times Herald want to give you an alternative to the power paper, The Dallas Morning News. The result is less filling. No, it reads great. No, it’s less filling….
By Dennis Holder
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NOT IN MY BACK YARD

Everyone wants someone to provide housing for the poor. But who?
By Richard West
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PARTING SHOT

Bad actors, farewell: ringing down the curtain on 1986
By Chris Tucker
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RETROSPECTIVE My Thirteen Years As Icky Twerp

Confessions from the ringmaster of ’Slam Bang Theatre.’
By Bill Camfield
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RIO, A WORKOUT

If you hunger for world-class polite pain, read on
By Richard West
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TALES OF THE CITY The Way Of The Baron

His vast wealth has vanished. The gay Paris of the Thirties is dust. But with everything else gone, His Excellency still has the family name.
By John Bloom
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The Perfect Wedding

A typically blissful occasion preceded by months of anxiety and sleepless nights. Yet, properly arranged, a wedding can be painless, and yes, even perfect. How? Read on. On the following pages, our guide to nuptial planning and peace of mind.
By Elaine Rogers
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THIS OLD HOUSE NEEDS WORK

Professional help for the frazzled fixer-upper
By Suzanne Murray