Culture

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 Feb 22 - 11:07am

Daydream Mural
The eye-popping image of a woman in bright blue sunglasses graces the wall of the building at 200 Carroll St., but soon, Don’t Quit Your Daydream won’t be the only mural in the up-and-coming development.On March 25, as part of Spring Gallery Night, six local artists will come...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2017 Feb 22 - 10:57am

earthquake
The C.R. Smith Museum’s special exhibit, When the Earth Shakes, allows visitors to better understand the effects of earthquakes and tsunamis on the planet. Years of studying violent acts of nature such as tsunamis and earthquakes have brought forth innovative methods for predicting when...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 Feb 22 - 10:49am

The Unlikely Candidates
Just because a band has been around for nearly a decade doesn’t necessarily mean it’s hanging up platinum records and using Grammys as paperweights. For Fort Worth-based alternative rock quintet The Unlikely Candidates, the last nine years have been spent learning – honing their...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 Jan 24 - 2:39pm

When the art clears, the furniture comes back in, and the FW Black House once again becomes a home.

It’s not unusual for Noel and Sara Viramontes to look out their window and catch a passerby snapping a photo of their house. The couple is used to it by now, especially after spending the past year hosting artists and musicians in their home, better known as the FW Black House. “We...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2017 Jan 24 - 2:32pm

Donald Sultan’s The Disaster Paintings, on exhibit at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth from Feb. 19 – April 23, illustrate the fragility of man-made structures affected by catastrophic events.

Haunting is the word that best describes this series of paintings by New York-based artist Donald Sultan. Much different from the graphic, brightly colored depictions of flowers and fruit for which he is best known, The Disaster Paintings were inspired by newspapers headlining industrial decay,...

Posted By Brittany Ryan on 2016 Dec 19 - 4:36pm

Sweat Equity
  Jo LeMay Rutledge’s art is strange. Not strange like the works of Kehinde Wiley or KAWS, both of whom were featured at the Modern this year. A different kind of strange - the kind where an artist working within an established genre - in this case, contemporary Western - delivers work...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2016 Nov 29 - 5:05pm

In May 2014, Rachel Pilcher, Fort Worth native and longtime English teacher, current librarian at Trimble Technical High School, launched the Fort Worth Writer’s Boot Camp on West Berry Street. The purpose was to provide a community for local writers. One year later, Pilcher started a writer...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Nov 29 - 5:01pm

Photographer Randal Ford has done the whole “lions, tigers and bears” shebang, snapping pictures of animals in his signature crisp, detailed style. So when it came time to photograph one of his smallest subjects, the horned lizard, well, let’s just say it was a whole different...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2016 Nov 29 - 4:56pm

After several attempts at applying for the job as the director of the Jubilee Theatre over the years, William “Bill” Earl Ray finally got the gig last spring. So he’s been brainstorming forever about what he can do for the long-standing theater to make it bigger and better. His...

Posted By Anonymous on 2016 Nov 29 - 4:53pm

| by Linda Simmons | We love the gallery. Now we wouldn’t come to Fort Worth without a stop at Fort Works Art,” commented a recent patron. Fort Worth has an abundance of culture, including a variety of art museums, but it’s worth noting one of the newest galleries in town...

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