Ugin Rapoport, Author at I Live In Dallas

Ugin RapoportUgin Rapoport is an event producer, art aficionado, and published author. Ugin grew up in the DFW area and graduated from the University of North Texas. While attending college Ugin trained with the acting workshop Class Act Dallas. Ugin has traveled the country for many years producing campaigns at high-profile events including SXSW, Art Basel, Artscape, and the Austin Film Festival. He is heavily involved in the Dallas arts and film community, continuously writing articles to represent local artists, actors, exhibitions, and film makers.

West Chelsea Contemporary – Austin’s New Premier Fine Art Gallery

West Chelsea Contemporary - Austin's New Premier Fine Art Gallery

West Chelsea Contemporary is the new leading museum-style fine art gallery located right in Downtown Austin. The 8,000 square foot gallery directed by Lisa Russell is a rebrand of the Russell Collection Fine Art. The former gallery has operated in Austin since 2002, with Lisa Russell establishing herself as Austin's premier art dealer for contemporary […]

Ogden Museum of Southern Art – A Must See in New Orleans

Ogden Museum of Southern Art - A Must See in New Orleans

Along with the endless choices of amazing food, live music venues, and eclectic street art, New Orleans is home to many renowned museums. Whether it be art, history, nature, and of course Mardi Gras, you can find a museum for just about any of your interests in New Orleans. The Ogden Museum of Southern Art […]

WRIGHT ART TWINS GALLERY – MORE THAN JUST ART

WRIGHT ART TWINS GALLERY - MORE THAN JUST ART

Located in the historic district of Exposition Park, the Wright Art Twins Gallery brings together up and coming Dallas artists to showcase their work and network with the local artist community. Being lifelong artists themselves, founders Princeton and Preston Wright understand the difficulties aspiring artists face in the Dallas art scene. Thus, their gallery provides […]

Scottsdale Art Walk – First Major Art Event Since the Pandemic

Scottsdale Art Walk - First Major Art Event Since the Pandemic

On Thursday, October 8th, we attended the first high-profile art event since the coronavirus pandemic hit in March. Old Town Scottsdale came alive for the 46th annual Gold Palette ArtWalk hosted by the Scottsdale Gallery Association. Established in 1975, this exhibition is the nation's oldest ArtWalk. Galleries on Main Street opened their doors and served […]

Rooftop Lounge of CANVAS Hotel Turns into an Art Gallery

Rooftop Lounge of CANVAS Hotel Turns into an Art Gallery

On September 24, we attended the launch of tri•chot•o•my at the rooftop of the CANVAS hotel featuring work by local DFW artists Ken Womack, Lauren Lewchuk and Jame. The event brought a full-house of Dallas socialites with lounge music by DJ McKnight. Be sure to visit the beautiful skyline lounge by October 31st to view […]

Museum of Geometric Art – Hip Squares Exhibition

Museum of Geometric Art - Hip Squares Exhibition

The Museum of Geometric and MADI Art in Dallas opened in 2003 when Bill and Dorothy Masterson, lifelong supporters of the arts, were introduced to the innovative MADI art movement. It is the first museum with a concentration on MADI art, an art movement founded in Buenos Aires focusing on non-representational geometric abstraction and encompassing […]

Common Desk – A Different Co-working Experience

Common Desk - A Different Co-working Experience

Common Desk was started in Deep Ellum with a vision to create connective, accommodating, and inspiring work spaces that people actually want to come work in day-in and day-out. What makes Common Desk different form ordinary co-working space is the staff culture that essentially combines co-working with hospitality. Since its inception in 2012, Common Desk […]

Chocolate and Art Show Dallas

Chocolate and Art Show Dallas

The Chocolate and Art show continues their mission of bringing emerging artists to organically engage with the community in showcasing their raw talents. The concept of checking out up-and-coming artists, live DJs, body painting, and local food vendors all while indulging in a giant chocolate fountain has proven successful in many cities for a number […]

LA Fashion Week Opening Night

LA Fashion Week Opening Night

After our coverage of the Palm Springs Fashion Week earlier this year, we were invited to the opening night of LA Fashion Week at the historic Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. The museum's iconic collection of classic cars acted as the backdrop for the runway show featuring up and coming Peruvian fashion designer Noe […]

Experience the Asheville Art Walk

Experience the Asheville Art Walk

Asheville is a mountain town in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The city is known for a sprawling craft beer scene, farm to table restaurants, and the famous Biltmore Estate - America's largest built private home. Asheville has also turned into one of the most vibrant art communities in the country. In addition […]