Culture

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Feb 25 - 3:35pm

Texas History for Kids: Lone Star Lives and Legends encourages children to explore the state’s vibrant culture from past to present.

Author Karen Bush Gibson explores the stories and personalities of Texas, starting with details from the Cretaceous era. She covers the Native American history and the impact of European explorers and Spanish missions. Young readers will also learn about the first oil gusher at Spindletop, the...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Feb 25 - 3:31pm

A $1 million gift given by the Kleinheinz Family Foundation for Arts and Education puts the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History at the forefront of digital learning.

Established in 1941, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History (FWMSH) is not only dedicated to the idea of lifelong learning, but also defined by its ability to engage its children and adult guests through creative programs and exhibits. The $1 million gift will go to support transformation...

Posted By cblok on 2015 Feb 25 - 3:24pm

| by Celestina Blok |

Kimberley Ellis (left) stands with Phyllis, owner of Bull Chic. Twice a year in the spring and fall, tens of thousands of shoppers flock to Round Top (population 80 per the 2010 Census) and surrounding small towns between Austin and Houston for an...

Posted By gailbennison on 2015 Jan 19 - 11:29am

How a local group is helping writers develop their crafts

No matter the level of experience or chosen genre, writing is not easy, says Fort Worth Writer’s Boot Camp founder Rachel Pilcher. “It can be lonely,” she says. The Fort Worth native and longtime English teacher currently works as a librarian at Trimble Technical High School....

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Jan 19 - 11:18am

“A city that is continually improving while staying true to its deep Texas roots.”

This photo-driven book takes readers from the heritage of Fort Worth, “Where the West Begins,” to the modern and contemporary development of our city today. Photos of downtown skyscrapers and the Fort Worth Museum of Science side-by-side show the intriguing blend of historic and...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Jan 19 - 11:04am

Take Two: George Catlin Revisits the West is on exhibit through May 31 at the Sid Richardson Museum.

Buffalo Chase - Bulls Protecting the Calves, 1861/1869 Nine Ojibbeway Indians in London, 1861/1869 Buffalo Lancing in the Snow Drifts – Sioux, 1861/1869...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2014 Dec 15 - 4:11pm

Through the City of Grand Prairie re-entry program, Summers agreed to teach 10 ex-offenders how to properly place tile, a skill they can carry over into the workforce, and a little something about ceramics and art.

Walking paths wind through low-hanging trees leading to one of the three buildings Fort Worth ceramic artist Pam Summers calls home. She lives on a 2.5-acre oasis near Eagle Mountain Lake on a bluff overlooking the Fort Worth Nature Center. Summers describes her home, garden, gallery and studios...

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Dec 15 - 3:55pm

We asked local Western artist, Travis Stewart, a few questions about what inspires him.

| by Lexi Johnson | When did you first realize you wanted to become an artist and why? I’ve wanted to be an artist since I was a little kid. Some misconceptions about being a professional artist and other life distractions kept me from pursuing art sooner. How did you become a Western...

Posted By gailbennison on 2014 Nov 18 - 4:25pm

So Funny, It’s Scary

Endeavor Cinema Group presented a red-carpet event at Four Day Weekend Theater in Downtown Fort Worth on Oct. 26 to celebrate the release of the first season of Ghostbreakers, a faux reality series spoofing paranormal investigation. The series is currently “on demand” for downloading...

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Nov 18 - 4:19pm

Encore Live in Fort Worth is a formidable force in the entertainment and event industry. We caught up with Walter Kinzie, CEO of Encore Live, to see what services they provide.

| by Lexi Johnson | Q: In some cases, Encore provides more than just talent and artists, such as complete party planning authority. What are the services offered when planning an entire party? A: We call ourselves "a concept to clean up" company. From the time the client has an idea...

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