Hotel ZaZa in Dallas is hosting an art exhibition of work by former NBA player Desmond Mason, who during a 10-year career played for Seattle, Milwaukee, Oklahoma City and Sacramento. The 22 paintings in oil, acrylic and mixed media will be on view through May 1. Mason, who grew up in Waxahachie, attended Oklahoma State University on a basketball scholarship and studied studio art. Since his 2009 retirement from the NBA, he has used his paintings as fundraisers for a number of charities. Hotel ZaZa, 2332 Leonard St., Dallas. 214-468-8399; www.hotelzaza.com, www.dmasonart.com.
— Gaile Robinson