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Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2017 Oct 19 - 11:33am

Peter was in eighth grade when his interests in photography bloomed. “My dad had a Praktica 35 mm that he brought back from Korea. I began taking photos with it. My best buddy was a photographer and was understudying this guy who was a Brooks graduate. We both began to apprentice him until at...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 Sep 19 - 11:48am

Ron Hall remembers the last words his wife Debbie told him just hours before she died: “Ron, don’t give up on Denver.” “Denver,” being Denver Moore — a homeless man once bent on “killing everybody” until he experienced a change of heart after the...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2017 Aug 24 - 9:29am

Suzie Hudgen sits in her living room bouncing her restless 5-month-old grandson in her arms as she casually scans the walls surrounding her, speaking lovingly about each piece of artwork in her collection. Suzie and husband Steve’s 15-year accumulation of more than 250 works creates a...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2017 Jul 19 - 1:21pm

Abraham Alexander’s agony reached a crescendo July 7, 2016, when Micah Xavier Johnson opened fire on Dallas police officers at the end of a rally for black rights, killing five, injuring nine others and two civilians. The shooter was reportedly angry over police treatment of African-Americans...

Posted By Kendall Louis on 2017 Jun 22 - 11:00am

Jay Wilkinson is making big moves. I learn this quickly while talking to him inside his temporary studio tucked in the back of Montgomery Street’s Fort Works Art, where he is currently the artist in residence. And it’s clear he has made himself at home, as he shows me the art he’s...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 May 16 - 4:47pm

| by Laura Belpedio | It’s not uncommon to see groups of children touring the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, but on the third Saturday of each month, visitors may see a few more babies. In the Itty-Bitty Art educational program, instructors use the museum’s art to support infants...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2017 Apr 27 - 12:29pm

Salty waves wash over your toes as you relax on vacation, and your hands long for a captivating page-turner as the sun warms your back. Here are 10 guilty-pleasure beach reads for summer. Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty If you desire a storyline filled with...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2017 Mar 28 - 4:34pm

Among the North Texas artists selected to have their work on display at the recently opened Neiman Marcus in Fort Worth, John Holt Smith has also had his art grace the cover of the store’s Christmas catalog in the past. His pink-toned Vertical Wildflower Sequence and blue-toned Vertical Swim...

Posted By Olivia Heinen on 2017 Mar 28 - 4:24pm

India. Canada. Minnesota. Fort Worth. Artists showcasing their work at the MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival come from everywhere. But they are differentiated by more than their hometowns. Their work spans various mediums from painting to printmaking, to digital art, to ceramics. On April 20-23,...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 Mar 28 - 1:01pm

For a film, being in the can is one thing. Getting to the big screen is another. Production for the locally made family film Aria Appleton wrapped two years ago, with most of the editing finished last year and a few final clean-up edits made this year. But its journey to theaters is far from over...

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