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A Week Dedicated to our Foudners

In 1918, the Taborian Hall, the building that houses the Dreamland Ballroom, was completed. The Knights and Daughters of Tabor (a black fraternal organization) spent a week from July 14 - 20 celebrating the completion of their new headquarters and home on W. 9th St.
To honor this week long dedication process from 1918, Friends of Dreamland invites you to dine in Doc's and behold the ballroom! So on the afternoon of the 20th, come down to Doc's Pool Hall (the State St. side garage at the back of the building) for a brown bag luncheon, cold drinks, and a walking tour of Dreamland Ballroom and W. 9th St. will also do a promotion for Dreamland Ballroom merchandise through Friday July 14th to Thursday July 20th. Buy one of the books written about Dreamland Ballroom and W. 9th St., Temple of Dreams and The Line, or the Dream Land documentary DVD and get a brand new Dreamland Ballroom T-shirt (new design to come!)

Edwin Cook Brewer was a founding member of the Arkansas-based Mid-Southern Watercolorists in 1970 and helped his father, artist Adrian Brewer, organize the Arkansas Art League in the early 1950s. Edwin Brewer and his twin brother, Adrian, were born on January 9, 1927, in Little Rock (Pulaski County) to Adrian Brewer and Edwina Cook Brewer. The twins had one sister. Brewer received his early art instruction in the studios of his father and his grandfather, Nicholas Richard Brewer, both renowned artists. His grandfather was known as a portrait painter and was represented in multiple exhibitions of the National Academy of Design in New York City beginning in 1885...continued at

Dreamland Ballroom

A beautiful high ceilinged room built in the early 20th century, the Dreamland Ballroom was a centural peice of the historic 9th St. distrect's entertainment industry in downtown Little Rock, AR. A great venue for weddings, receptions, and dances.

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