Culture

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

KAWS: Where the End Starts, a clever exhibition encompassing nuances of pop art, graffiti and consumer culture, will be on view at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth from Oct. 20, 2016 – Jan. 22, 2017.

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...

Posted By Nicole Crites on 2016 Aug 16 - 10:37am

While growing up in Mexico City, Gabriel Dawe was not allowed to learn how to sew simply because of his gender. Today, the Dallas-based artist challenges that idea by creating awe-inspiring art installations made of thread. “I was trying to challenge those notions of gender identity that are...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2016 Aug 16 - 10:31am

Christian nonfiction book Bailey’s Remarkable Plan, by Arlington author Dave Richardson (pen name David R. Hardiman), tells the story of a smart and loving shih tzu service dog named Bailey. An unlikely breed for service, Richardson says Bailey is perfectly suited to the task. This book takes...

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...

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