Alexandra Chasin, associate professor of literary studies at the New School, joins us to discuss Harry Anslinger, the first Commissioner of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
OPEN CALL: Business Council for the Arts Seeks Nominations for 2017 Obelisk Awards
OPEN CALL: Business Council for the Arts Requests Nominations for 2017 Obelisk Awards Annual Obelisk Awards honors companies and individuals whose contributions and achievements in the arts have impacted North Texas The Business Council for the Arts has opened nominations for the 2017 Obelisk Awards, which honors business leaders and companies for their invaluable support of arts and culture in North Texas. Nominations are open through June 21. The 2017 co-chairs will be Steven Roth, senior deputy general counsel of Parkland Health and Hospital System, and his wife Dr.Thai-Ian Tran. Winners will be honored at the 29th annual Obelisk Awards luncheon on November 15, 2017 at the Belo Mansion. 2016 recipient Alfredo Duarte, Taxco Food Produce…
Smithsonian Outwin exhibit on display at Art Museum of Corpus Christi
The Outwin 2016 American Portraiture Today exhibit is displayed at the Art Museum of South Texas. Jurors selected 43 works from 2,500 entries. Every three years, the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery invites artists across America to investigate the art of portraiture through the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition. Established in 2006, it is the premier national competition celebrating excellence and innovation in portraiture.