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Author, Journalist, Film Producer, former Staff Rep Staffer adds Artist to her repertoire with Dallas Design District Gallery Opening

An award-winning author, travel writer, crime/politico journalist, film producer, and former State Rep staffer recently added artist to her list of accomplishments.

Dallas (Bishop Art) resident Rita Cook says the idea to paint has been brewing in her soul for many years.

“I spent about nine years living with an artist in LA,” Cook says adding that during that time she was also surrounded by many other artists and creatives.

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Prohibition in Dallas and Fort Worth: Blind Tigers, Bootleggers and Bathtub Gin

bookby Steven Doyle

The exciting prohibition days of Dallas and Fort Worth where bootleggers and speakeasy’s took over the social scene come back to life with a modern twist in Rita Cook and Jeffrey Yarbrough’s new book, “Prohibition in Dallas and Fort Worth: Blind Tigers, Bootleggers and Bathtub Gin,” released this month by History Press. Discover Dallas and Fort Worth’s notable mixologists and their take on classic cocktails that will send readers back to the 1920s and allow them to take a deeper look into Dallas and Fort Worth’s past.        Continue reading


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