Classical 101.1 WRR Focus on the Arts: Meet these Dallas arts powerhouses who are being honored with a special award

For nearly four decades, the Dallas Historical Society has awarded locals who have gone above and beyond making North Texas a better place. Ranging from arts and education to health, science and philanthropy, the annual “Awards for Excellence” recognizes individuals who have made — and continue to make –a positive impact. Hear Amy Bishop’s conversation with DHS Executive Director Karl Chiao, plus two of this year’s recipients, Joan Davidow and Mary Vernon, who are powerhouses in supporting the arts.