Culture

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2016 Apr 19 - 1:38pm

In No Letting Go, stage, television and film actress, and singer Cheryl Allison portrays a mother who is desperate to understand and cope with her son’s mental illness. Born in Fort Worth and raised in Dallas, Allison portrays Catherine, a character based on Randi Silverman. Silverman co-...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2016 Apr 19 - 1:35pm

The world knows little about the brothers Le Nain — Antoine, Louis, and Mathieu — who worked during the first half of the 17th century in Paris. This will begin to change on May 22 when the Kimbell Art Museum opens "The Brothers Le Nain: Painters of Seventeenth-Century France....

Posted By Anonymous on 2016 Mar 29 - 1:37pm

Just after Boudreaux the American black bear at the Fort Worth Zoo incorrectly selected the Carolina Panthers to win the Super Bowl by rummaging through a branded football for treats, it wandered over to another foreign object in its habitat. While the pyramid of fire hose may look out of place to...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2016 Mar 29 - 1:31pm

Hundreds of thousands of people will gather in downtown Fort Worth, April 14-17, for the 31st MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival. The largest art festival in Texas, stretching more than 27 blocks, will spotlight 208 jury-selected local and national artists, nearly 140 top musical groups, culinary...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2016 Mar 29 - 1:20pm

The night before her husband’s assassination, Jacqueline Kennedy looks into a Monet painting titled “Artist’s Granddaughter,” which hung in their room at Hotel Texas in Fort Worth. Jacqueline mourns the loss of her child earlier that year as she stares into the painting of a...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2016 Mar 29 - 1:13pm

Analysis and Art

Always one to evaluate the purpose behind the paint or sculpture, Frank Stella has for six decades created abstract art that is uncompromising and intellectually rigorous. He has successfully deconstructed the mechanics of creating a piece of art and then amplified the viewers’ preconceived...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2016 Feb 17 - 4:17pm

Annabel’s Miracle

A cottonwood tree with a carved cross marks the site of a miracle on the Beam family ranch in Burleson. Cows graze and six dogs romp on a cold, windy January day. Christy and Kevin Beam, and their three daughters, Annabel, Abbie and Adelynn, talked with us about that miracle and the movie...

Posted By kendall louis on 2016 Feb 17 - 3:55pm

Twins and TCU graduates Susan Gruppi and Jessica Worman, 29, fulfilled a dream in November 2014 when they joined forces and founded their commercial real estate company, M2G Ventures. They achieved another in January when local artist Katie Murray, 30, completed the mural “Dream on Dreamer...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2016 Feb 17 - 3:50pm

It’s been 25 years since more than 25 million households tuned in to watch the original airing of what some consider to be the greatest Western ever put on film.

LONESOME DOVE MINISERIES RAN FOR SIX HOURS, SPANNING FOUR NIGHTS, AND TOLD THE STORY OF A 2,500-MILE CATTLE DRIVE FROM THE RIO GRANDE TO MONTANA. Winning seven Emmys, two Golden Globes and a Peabody, it’s an epic journey that still deserves celebration. Fort Worth was selected as the...

Posted By Heywood on 2016 Jan 20 - 4:14pm

Local radio star Hal Jay celebrates a milestone this month in his always colorful career.

When it comes to radio, he has the most recognizable voice in the Metroplex. Or maybe it’s the laugh. Yeah, definitely the laugh. It sounds like one of those air compressor hoses you use at the gas pump. And when he really gets tickled, you would swear that someone had just punctured a snow...

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