Mayor Leppert, Civic Leaders to Honor Venues Namesake, Mayor Annette Strauss
DALLAS (September 30, 2010) On September 30, 2010 at noon local dignitaries, cultural and civic leaders will gather at the AT&T Performing Arts Center to formally dedicate Annette Strauss Square, the Centers outdoor venue named in honor of Annette Strauss, the late former Mayor of Dallas and champion of the Dallas Arts District.
The dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place in the new Annette Strauss Square, designed by the renowned London-based architecture firm, Foster + Partners. Speakers will include Mayor Tom Leppert; Dr. R. Gerald Turner, president of Southern Methodist University; Ted Strauss and representatives of the AT&T Performing Arts Center. Students from the Meadows School of Arts and thirteen-year-old piano prodigy Lewis Warren, Jr. will perform a work created for the occasion.