Friday, July 29, 2011

The Back Porch Studio at Oil and Cotton

Oil and Cotton is honored to be partnering in a project with the Back Porch Studio. Founded and created by the very talented and generous Alfred Pena, the Back Porch Studio is a design-build summer studio for high school students.  This week students have learned basic design principles from local professionals practicing in the field of architecture.

Students are designing and building an outdoor classroom to extend Oil and Cotton's usable space. We  break ground next week, August 2-5 from 8am-12pm. It is going to be a hot and sweaty job and we need all of the helping hands we can get. Let us know if you are able to volunteer for a few hours during the week and please spread the word to others. Volunteers will have the opportunity to work alongside experienced architects, craftsmen, a talented future architects. Lend a hand, work alongside neighbors and sweat off ten pounds!

You can learn more about the project here.

Our Corner - Tyler and Davis

There is a new resource for cultural events happening in and around Oak Cliff. Visit the Tyler Davis website to learn about art, music, and other creative services.

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Anémic Cinéma Film Series Presents: "Electra, My Love" (Janscó 1974)

Join a lovely, electric group of friends for this breathtaking avant-garde Hungarian drama Monday (TOMORROW) 7.25 at Oil + Cotton @ 8PM! BYOB // pot luck optional! FREE! PIZZA! (Donations accepted for pizza). Stay after the film for some lively discussion and hugs!

Thursday, July 21, 2011

D Magazine: Best of Big D

Yee-ha! Thanks to D Magazine for the kind words and lovely photos. We look forward to continuing to grow and evolve with the amazing folks that live, create and love in our city and home, DALLAS!

Incense & Peppermints Grand Opening this SATURDAY!

If you have yet to meet the friendly and talented group of artists comprising the newest creative business to plant its roots in the growing Tyler Davis District, now is your chance. Come out this Saturday and celebrate the grand opening of our SUPER neighbors Incense and Peppermints. This is a free and fun packed creative happening. Doors open at noon and the party is sure to go all night long! Delia Jasso will officiate the RIBBON CUTTING at 6pm. The music line-up begins with DJ Josh Mcgill and continues with guests John-E-Specs, George Quartz, GalleryCat and more! We hope to see you there!

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Crocheted Summer Swim Bag this Sunday

Anyone who knows the gals at Oil and Cotton knows they like to keep it cool in the pool. We work hard, but always make a little time to relax during long hot summer days. Join us this Sunday from 11-2pm and learn to crochet a sweet summer swim bag for toting sunblock, towels and other poolside essentials. This is a beginner friendly class taught by the lovely and talented Anne Lawrence. Visit our website to learn more and preregister.

Friday, July 1, 2011

Oil and Cotton at the Crow Collection of Asian Art

Oil and Cotton is developing partnerships with Dallas museums, including the Crow Collection of art.
We are taking our yoga camp students on a special tour and yoga class at the Crow Collection this Saturday. July 2 at 11 am. The Crow has an awesome Family Day on the first Saturday of the month, all FREE!!! Visit the Crow Collection website to learn more about Family Day.