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Posted By Gail Bennison on 2015 Aug 28 - 12:18pm

Fort Worth native Jay Armstrong Johnson loving Broadway

Jay Armstrong Johnson, who stars in the Tony Award-nominated Broadway revival of On the Town, dazzled the town, June 7, when he performed New York, New York with his cast on the 2015 Tony Awards. The talented 27-year-old Fort Worth native has four Broadway shows under his dancing shoes, but the...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2015 Aug 28 - 12:12pm

“Like the old-time Indian lodges, [the Amon Carter] faces the rising sun on the ground that drops away to the east,” Esquire magazine published June 1961 shortly after the museum opened. The Amon Carter Museum of American Art will finish on Sept. 1 what some would say is its most...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Aug 28 - 12:07pm

Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection is on exhibit at Amon Carter Museum of American Art from July 7 - Sept. 13.

| by Brianna Kessler | America is enriched with a diverse and remarkable history of culture. It is a country of many traditions and beliefs coming together. This summer Amon Carter Museum of American Art honors the indigenous people of this country in the first-ever traveling exhibition of American...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2015 Aug 28 - 11:54am

Andy Meadows releases new EP, performs at Live Oak Music Hall

Andy Meadows’ big, deep baritone radio voice merges with a cool and calm presentation that carries over into his singing voice. His performances are reminiscent of the classic “George Strait appeal”—no bells and whistles, just standing on the stage with his mic and singing....

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2015 Aug 28 - 11:41am

Therapeutic benefits of adult coloring art

Most of us have childhood memories of the wonderful scent of a brand new box of crayons at the beginning of each school year. With those crayons, the creative possibilities were as endless as the many colors in the box. Nostalgia is a powerful emotion. Today, coloring is not limited to children...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Jul 31 - 11:22am

The summer exhibition, Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland, on view in the Renzo Piano Pavilion, features 55 paintings that span a period of more than 400 years.

| by Nicole Crites | UNTIL SEPT. 20, visitors at the Kimbell Art Museum have the opportunity to see a collection of world-famous paintings in a far range from Sandro Botticelli of the Italian Renaissance to 20th-century cubist artist Georges Braque. “The exhibition, drawn from one of the...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2015 Jul 31 - 11:16am

Public Figures, Private Artists to benefit The Art Station

The Art Station will host its second annual benefit event on Oct. 22, from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., in the lobby of the Pier 1 building in Fort Worth. The event, called Public Figures, Private Artists, will include an art auction, interactive art displays, live entertainment and festive food...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Jul 31 - 11:08am

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art is displaying Famous American photographers Edward and Brett Weston.

Edward and Brett Weston’s Like Father, Like Son photography exhibition from Feb. 21 to Aug. 23, 2015. Located on the second floor in the North West wing of the Art Museum, the exhibit features 23 prints of both Edward and Brett Weston’s work. | by Brianna Kessler | It is said by most...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2015 Jun 17 - 11:41am

Wendell knew he would be dead in a few seconds, but he didn’t pray. He never thought of heaven or hell or God, because he knew that what had started to happen in that snow was way beyond God’s ability to do much about. Instead, Wendell remembered feeling amazed by how fast a soldier can...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2015 Jun 17 - 11:37am

If you ask 12-year-old Granbury fiddle prodigy, Ridge Roberts, the difference between a violin and a fiddle, he smiles and says: “Well, with a violin, you have strings; with a fiddle, you have strangs.” But make no mistake about it; Ridge is a fiddle historian, from the different types...

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