Culture

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2015 Sep 28 - 2:35pm

Storytelling is a shared experience; everybody loves a good story. The Wildcatter Exchange, a Fort Worth nonprofit, offers opportunities to interact with creators and the creative spirit. On Oct. 28, Wildcatters hosts A Conversation and Reading, featuring a debut novel from North Texas author...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Sep 28 - 2:28pm

This October the Fort Worth Opera will present its first-ever, bilingual family-friendly production, The Barber of Seville in Texas, as part of its community engagement initiative.

| By Brianna Kessler | THE BARBER OF SEVILLE IN TEXAS is a fun and comical English/Spanish spin on Rossini’s original production, The Barber of Seville, and is perfect for children and adults of all ages. It’s a classic love-at-first-sight fairy tale with an untraditional twist. Two...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2015 Sep 28 - 2:18pm

| Photos by Megan Parks | As millions of devoted fans anticipate the sixth and final season of television’s classic British period drama, Downton Abbey, thoughts may turn to afternoon tea. At Downton Abbey castle, Lord and Lady Grantham enjoy their elegant tea service upstairs; Mr. Carson...

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

A decade and a half has passed since five aspiring musicians, with an average age of 15, formed a band in a garage in their hometown of Fort Worth. They named it Green River Ordinance (GRO) after the Texas state law forbidding door-to-door sales. On this 15th anniversary, to mark the years...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Sep 28 - 11:56am

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s upcoming exhibition Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic opened its doors to the public on Sept. 20 and showcases vibrant, urban paintings that bring to light issues such as race, gender and how the world defines a hero.

| by Nicole Crites | “We are really excited to present this work in Fort Worth, and we know that the work is rich, not only visually, but also conceptually,” said the museum’s art curator, Andrea Karnes. “Anyone can look at it and take away so much to think about....

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...

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