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Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2015 Jun 17 - 10:18am

He pulls a business card out of his khaki cargo shorts. It says Will Lourcey, founder & CEO of FROGs: Friends Reaching Our Goals. Turn it over, and there is a picture of him in a suit and a bowtie with the quote: “Be a Doer…Not a Watcher!” Will is 12 years old. A homeless...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2015 Jun 17 - 10:01am

photography by Alex Lepe

Robin Akin, U.S. Army Brigadier General (Retired), was the only woman in her Master Parachutist class in 1986. She wanted to be part of the big boys’ network, she says. To her, that meant the elite airborne community. Akin says she didn’t know if she would survive her first week in the...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2015 Apr 22 - 12:43pm

Artist Christopher Blay

Fort Worth artist Christopher Blay prefers not to talk about himself. In fact, he will not. “My work is more than my biography,” he explains. Instead, Blay designates his art as functioning as an extension of who he is as a person and his interests. “I can talk about my work as...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2015 Apr 22 - 12:27pm

The Fine Line exhibition is coming back to the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, April 16-May 31, asking the community one more time to overcome the stigma that comes with mental illness.

Beth, in this photo, was horribly abused. This photograph of her is among those on exhibit. In a photograph, Beth stands in a garden, leaning against the wall facing the camera wistfully. She is brilliantly talented, performing poetry in high...

Posted By Holland Sanders on 2015 Apr 22 - 11:17am

Leon Bridges has it. You may not even be sure what “it” is, but when his soulful sounds cut through the air and settle deep inside your being, you know you are experiencing something special.

  Coming Home (Photoshoot Behind-the -Scenes) from Fort Worth, Texas magazine on Vimeo. | photography by Alex Lepe | Like a scene from an era that has long since passed, Leon transports listeners to something reminiscent of the time when music made you happy and style was all...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2015 Mar 24 - 1:56pm

MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival 2015

If recent years are any indication, tens of thousands of people will gather in Downtown Fort Worth, April 9-12, for the 30th MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival. The largest art festival in Texas—spanning 25 blocks from the Tarrant County Courthouse to the Fort Worth Convention Center—...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2015 Mar 24 - 11:06am

It was while traveling in Hawaii that Integrative Health advocate, Melanie Adams, founder of Fort Worth-based Amelelani Harmonics, discovered the beauty and sounds of alchemy quartz crystal singing bowls and their use as tools in mindfulness. This began an unexpected journey down a path that has...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Mar 23 - 4:29pm

Fort Worth native Trevor Douglas made it to the ranks of American Idol 2015’s Top 24 contestants. He traveled to Nashville for the Season 14 auditions and performed Sing by Ed Sheeran for the judges, who all gave him a resounding “yes.” While Douglas is only 16 years old, he...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Mar 23 - 3:59pm

The world’s only professional cliff diving competition returns to Hell’s Gate in Possum Kingdom Lake on May 30. During the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series, stellar athletes dive from 90 feet high and reach speeds of 50 mph while performing complex maneuvers in the few seconds it...

Posted By Spray Gleaves on 2015 Mar 4 - 9:18pm

Fort Worth, Texas magazine tries to help a shelter dog

This is Trinity. Trinity was rescued by WoofStock 2nd Chance Camp from Collin County Animal Services on March 2. Trinity had her surgery to have her shattered leg amputated. Trinity also has a fractured pelvis, and gave birth to 5 babies in this condition, in a shelter, which she was in for 2 weeks...

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