Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 Jan 3 - 9:59am

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art is starting off the new year by announcing a milestone.  The museum announced Tuesday that it has received its largest endowment in history -- $20 million from the Walton Family Foundation, which the museum will receive over the next five years....

Posted By Anthony Ruiz on 2016 Dec 27 - 1:58pm

New Year’s Eve is almost here, and Fort Worth has plenty of parties and other events counting down to midnight. These events range from the annual Sundance Square party to The Future, a new event that combines music with visual arts. If you don’t have anything planned yet, look at our...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Dec 19 - 10:36am

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art got a new addition to its gallery that, according to museum executive director Andrew Walker, could be "one of the museum’s most significant acquisitions in the last 10 years." The museum announced the acquisition of 20th-century artist George...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Dec 8 - 9:04am

The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra strike is over, thanks in part to a $700,000 grant from an anonymous donor. The orchestra made the announcement Wednesday after the musicians union and Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Association (FWSOA) voted to approve an agreement on a new four-year contract. The...

Posted By Anthony Ruiz on 2016 Dec 6 - 1:07pm

The Near Southside area of Fort Worth is one of the most thriving and fastest-growing areas in Fort Worth. It’s constantly changing and being renovated due to efforts of local groups and residents. Envision Hemphill is one of these efforts. It’s a four-day (Dec. 7 - Dec. 10) visioning...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Dec 1 - 12:25pm

A drama-filled family reunion takes big screens Friday, as Three Days in August, a film shot in Mineral Wells just outside Fort Worth, makes its debut in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The film will premiere exclusively at Studio Movie Grills in the Metroplex, including the Arlington location at...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Nov 23 - 3:26pm

The Near Southside always has something going on – one of those things is a hotel. California-based developer Bond Partners is working with Fort Worth architecture firm Bennett Benner Partners and landowner Mike Dolabi to bring a boutique hotel to the Near Southside. The hotel will be built...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Nov 21 - 4:52pm

The U.K. will soon be getting a taste of Texas music with a concert series heading out to London this week. Local artists like Luke Wade, Joey Green and Austin Allsup are London-bound with eight other Texas musicians for the Texas Music Takeover, a seven-day concert series showcasing Texas music...

Posted By Anthony Ruiz on 2016 Nov 17 - 11:42am

Image via Brian Luenser YouTube channel A 57-foot tree from Michigan now stands in downtown Fort Worth’s Sundance Square Plaza. The tree will be decorated all week, followed by the annual Christmas tree lighting on Saturday. This year, the lights will all be LED and will also be powered by...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Nov 16 - 10:32am

Changes are coming to the Fort Worth Botanic Garden, and the garden and City of Fort Worth now have an outline of options for what’s to come. After months of discussion and public meetings, the Fort Worth City Council voted Tuesday to approve the Fort Worth Botanic Garden Strategic Plan, a...

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