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Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2015 Aug 27 - 10:59am

Female gun enthusiasts in Fort Worth

| photography by Alex Lepe | When I Googled “Women Shooting Guns,” the first 10 hits were videos of women looking like idiots. One was titled Best of Funny Girls Shooting Guns Fails-Compilation 2014, another Top 11 Videos of Girls Shooting Guns That They Shouldn’t Be. A...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Jul 30 - 4:36pm

| by Scott Nishimura | Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County served 25 clients when the organization began serving food in 1973. Today, the organization serves 3,500 meals per day to 2,000 clients who live along 218 volunteer-driven routes. And in the next 15 years, with the population growing...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2015 Jun 17 - 11:37am

If you ask 12-year-old Granbury fiddle prodigy, Ridge Roberts, the difference between a violin and a fiddle, he smiles and says: “Well, with a violin, you have strings; with a fiddle, you have strangs.” But make no mistake about it; Ridge is a fiddle historian, from the different types...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Jun 17 - 10:55am

The vertebrae of a monster shark that once swam the seas that covered Texas nearly 100 million years ago was discovered just west of Fort Worth in the Duck Creek Formation. College students on a paleontology trip discovered the fossil in 2009 and ended up excavating three total fossils belonging to...

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—...

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