Culture

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2016 Jul 21 - 5:10pm

What is Texas Folk Art and what sets it apart? This is what I wanted to know when I heard about the small exhibition inside a frontal gallery at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth. First, the artists are self-taught. They spent most of their life working odd jobs or raising a...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2016 Jun 29 - 2:33pm

Through collaborative efforts by Near Southside, Inc. and Leadership Fort Worth, the first micro-park, or moveable, tiny park, breathed life into a once blah space, May 18. It is significantly placed in the heart of Fort Worth’s hippest and historic neighborhood on the corner of Magnolia...

Posted By Anonymous on 2016 May 18 - 1:05pm

| by Alexandra Plancarte | Fear is a universal emotion everyone has. We all have fears as adults and as children. It’s not up to us to overcome those fears, says Shalene Roberts, local author of the children’s book Bruce the Brave. This is the first book for Roberts, the former editor...

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...

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