Culture

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...

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Nov 18 - 4:12pm

On a lazy weekend in the next few months, visit the cultural district to embark on a walk through time visiting different artists and expressions.

(above) Sedrick Huckaby (b. 1975), Self-Portrait can be seen at the Amon Carter through May 17. (right) The work of Degas is on display at the Kimbell's Faces of Impressionism. (below) Guests visiting the Kimbell should...

Posted By gailbennison on 2014 Oct 27 - 4:37pm

Imagine a time in Texas when women swapped bread for meat with peaceful Indians and shot cannons through cabin doorways to ward off the hostile ones. Throughout centuries, resilient women of the Lone Star State built ranches, defended their homes and children, doctored cowhands and nurtured...

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Oct 27 - 4:28pm

Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River will be on display at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art through Jan. 18, 2015.

Mississippi Boatman View of Pikes Peak | by Jessy Diamba | George Caleb Bingham (1811–1879) moved to Missouri as a child and began painting the scenes of Missouri life for which he is now famous....

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