Building A Legacy In Oak Cliff

The Kessler Theater has a storied past. Owner Edwin Cabaniss says he wants to build a legacy for the present and future with his music venue. The old theater on W. Davis Street is already a favorite among local artists, musicians and the nonprofit crowd.

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Melissa Davis Hennings
Formerly of Decadent Dub Team, Jeffrey Liles is the current Artistic Director for the Kessler Theater.
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Davis Castell
Local jazz musicians Earl Harvin and Mike Dillon -- photo by Davis Castell
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Melissa David Hennings
Inside the Kessler Theater, which recently won an award for their choice selections of wine.
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Barry Kooda
Spyche -- photo by Barry Kooda
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Melissa Davis Hennings
Kessler Theater doorman, Raul Flores.
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Melissa Davis Hennings
Pre-renovation - photo by Melissa Davis Hennings
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Melissa Davis Hennings
Piano recital at The Kessler
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Denny Doran
Iris Leu -- photo by Denny Doran
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Paul Quigg
Dallas Family Band playing unplugged -- photo by Kessler technical director Paul Quigg
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Melissa Davis Hennings
Artistic Director Jeffrey Liles
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Melissa Davis Hennings
Pre-renovation - photo by Melissa Davis Hennings
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