Culture

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2016 Nov 29 - 5:05pm

In May 2014, Rachel Pilcher, Fort Worth native and longtime English teacher, current librarian at Trimble Technical High School, launched the Fort Worth Writer’s Boot Camp on West Berry Street. The purpose was to provide a community for local writers. One year later, Pilcher started a writer...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Nov 29 - 5:01pm

Photographer Randal Ford has done the whole “lions, tigers and bears” shebang, snapping pictures of animals in his signature crisp, detailed style. So when it came time to photograph one of his smallest subjects, the horned lizard, well, let’s just say it was a whole different...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2016 Nov 29 - 4:56pm

After several attempts at applying for the job as the director of the Jubilee Theatre over the years, William “Bill” Earl Ray finally got the gig last spring. So he’s been brainstorming forever about what he can do for the long-standing theater to make it bigger and better. His...

Posted By Anonymous on 2016 Nov 29 - 4:53pm

| by Linda Simmons | We love the gallery. Now we wouldn’t come to Fort Worth without a stop at Fort Works Art,” commented a recent patron. Fort Worth has an abundance of culture, including a variety of art museums, but it’s worth noting one of the newest galleries in town...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2016 Oct 18 - 11:38am

Spring and fall of every year bring reason to celebrate welcome change. The Fort Worth Botanic Garden invites guests to enjoy the vibrant colors of the trees, calmness of the still pond waters and mystery of the winding paths during its Japanese Garden Fall Festival on Saturday, Nov. 5, and Sunday...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2016 Oct 18 - 11:35am

More than 50 years ago, and more than 6,000 miles from Fort Worth, three young Girl Scouts—Libby, Hiroko and Audrea—posed for a bronze statue that signified the friendship between U.S. and Japanese Girl Scouts. The statue was erected March 18, 1962, in Yamashita Park in the City of...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Oct 18 - 11:30am

Art can pop up just about anywhere. Take it from the folks at Art Tooth. Art Tooth is a group of artists and art exhibitionists – including Jay Wilkinson and Brandon Pederson of art show Bobby on Drums – that puts together pop-up galleries showcasing the work of local artists. Art...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Oct 18 - 11:26am

For some of the filmmakers behind As Far as the Eye Can See, the Lone Star Film Festival feels like a homecoming. The drama is among the films competing at the festival’s annual film competition. Several cast and crew members have ties to the Metroplex – associate producer Stephen...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2016 Sep 28 - 4:26pm

As the foundation of the Fort Worth Opera’s educational initiative, the Children’s Opera Theatre program strives to cultivate a love and appreciation for opera among young people in North Texas.

Through the Fort Worth Opera’s Children’s Opera Theatre (COT), students are introduced to opera and classical music with hilarious, educational shows based on timeless, classic fairy tales. Local schools can host professional yet affordable 45-minute performances that expose students to...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2016 Sep 28 - 4:21pm

Tooned In

Brooklyn-based artist KAWS was born Brian Donnelly and is considered one of the most relevant artists of his generation. Growing up in New Jersey, he began his career as a graffiti artist, most notably tagging walls and freight trains. Once responsible for defacing billboards, KAWS went on to earn...

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