The Modern at Fort Worth publishes book on its architect, Tadao Ando, to mark constructing's 15th anniversary – Dallas News

Followers of the Modern Artwork Museum of Fort Worth can now be taught all concerning the creation of its constructing. The facility, which opened to vast acclaim in 2002, was designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando. To have a good time the opening's 15th anniversary, the museum has revealed Tadao Ando's Modern Artwork Museum of Fort Worth: 15 Years

A local of Osaka, Japan, Ando established Tadao Ando Architect & Associates in 1969. The self-taught architect has been a visiting professor at a number of universities, together with Columbia, Harvard, Yale and the College of Tokyo. He has acquired a number of the world's main architectural prizes, together with the Pritzker Structure Prize, the Royal Gold Medal of the Royal Institute of British Architects, the Kyoto Prize and the American Institute of Architects Gold Medal. 

The new book options eight interviews between Ando and the Modern's former chief curator Michael Auping. It covers the design and building phases of the constructing, presents Ando's ideas on the character of structure and features a latest interview wherein Ando displays upon the museum and his newest work.

To be taught extra, go to

New Sister Cities president

Washington, D.C.-based Sister Cities Worldwide has introduced the appointment of Roger-Mark De Souza as its new president and CEO, efficient Jan. 2.

De Souza most just lately labored for the Woodrow Wilson Middle in Washington, D.C. He holds graduate levels in worldwide relations and growth coverage from George Washington College and the College of the West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago. Born and raised within the Caribbean, he lives in Virginia together with his spouse and two sons.

Fort Worth Sister Cities is an area chapter of the group. Three of Fort Worth's eight sister cities are in Asia — Bandung, Indonesia; Guiyang, China; and Nagaoka, Japan. To be taught extra, go to

Sanskriti will likely be Saturday

Sanskriti is a celebration of Hindu tradition. Radha Krishna Temple in Allen will current Sanskriti 2017 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, with contests in dancing, singing, style, drawing, coloring, essay writing, public talking, chess, Sudoku, instrument taking part in and yoga. Free dinner for members and company will likely be supplied. A market with meals stalls, ornamental gadgets, clothes and different wares is also deliberate. 

The occasion's primary objective is to encourage individuals of all ages and backgrounds to collect and encourage each other of their pursuit for excellence.

The temple is at 1450 N. Watters Street. To be taught extra and to register, go to

Sendai runners

Two runners from Sendai, Japan, competed within the BMW Dallas Half Marathon on Sunday. Shota Akaotsu completed 17th and Chikage Aoki quickly adopted at 27th. 

Dallas and Sendai are friendship cities. Dallas has despatched runners to the Sendai Worldwide Half Marathon since 1996 and that is the primary time Sendai has despatched runners to Dallas. 

Upcoming occasions


The Dallas Museum of Artwork, 1717 N. Harwood, will current "Asian Textiles: Artwork and Commerce Alongside the Silk Street" from Saturday by December 2018. Drawn from the museum's assortment, the exhibit will showcase clothes and decorative hangings from India, Central Asia, China and Japan. Admission is free.

The Crow Assortment, 2010 Flora St. in Dallas, will provide Household Playdate from 11 a.m. to three p.m. Be taught extra at

Venetian Cinemas, 2661 Halfway Street in Carrollton, will current a screening of Sonata, directed by Indian filmmaker, screenwriter and actress Aparna Sen, at four p.m. Name 469-677-5132. 

The Korean Affiliation of Fort Worth will host its 2017 KAFW Fundraising Evening at 5 p.m. at the Riley Middle at Southwestern, 1701 W. Boyce Ave. in Fort Worth. Admission is $35 ($20 for college kids and seniors). To be taught extra, name 817-494-8193 or e-mail


A Sogetsu College of Ikebana Exhibit will likely be from midday to four p.m. at the Tom Muehlenbeck Recreation Middle, 5801 W. Parker Street in Plano. Admission is free. 

Radio Azad will current the premiere of Na Maloom Afraad2 at four p.m. at the Venetian Cinemas, 2661 Halfway Street in Carrollton. Director Nabeel Qureshi will attend. Get tickets at

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