David Dodd benefit

A benefit for David Dodd will be held from 5-10 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Chautauqua Auditorium in Getzendaner Park, Waxahachie.

Bands will play from 5-9, with a jam session from 9-10. Special guest emcee is Ron Person, with musical groups L and N with John and Gene, Wayne Earls Band, Ellis County Bluegrass, Blue Field Express and Good News Band set to perform. Sound is by Bill Galloway.

Admission is $5 per person; concessions will be available. For more information, to make donations or to volunteer, contact Nolen or Beth Vest at 972-935-6343 or 972-935-6583.

New exhibit at Art Institute of Dallas

The Art Institute of Dallas is pleased to announce a new interactive exhibit in its Pegasus Gallery, “The Landscape,” by Brooke A. Knight. The Landscape is a multi-nodal artwork that investigates the ways in which we both perceive and present the landscape.

Brooke A. Knight, an artist and educator, has been shown in nearly 50 international and regional exhibitions.

The exhibit will be on display at the Pegasus Gallery, 8080 Park Lane, Suite 100, from March 2 to April 17, 2009. An opening reception with the artist is open to the public from 5-7 p.m. on March 5.