Culture

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Oct 31 - 4:15pm

By Kat Barclay Fort Worth artists now have their chance to paint the town — literally. The Trinity River Distillery is hosting a contest this month to find the artist who conceptualizes the best design for its 100-year old iconic tower that overlooks Interstate 30 in Fort Worth. The tower...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Sep 21 - 3:42pm

By: Franchesca Barua With a manicured landscape and views of downtown Fort Worth, the front lawn of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art is one of the city’s hidden gems. This Saturday, Party on the Porch returns to showcase one of the best views in the city. The event, beginning at 6 p.m...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Sep 14 - 4:56pm

By Franchesca Barua The first-ever Rio Festival is coming to Fort Worth Oct. 14 in the up-and-coming River District development. Produced by event production agency Encore Live, Rio Festival will celebrate Fort Worth’s expansion into the River District, located on a 276-acre stretch along...

Posted By Kyle Whitecotton on 2017 Aug 24 - 9:22am

To many, far West Texas is little more than a sprawling desert scattered with ghost towns and tumbleweeds. It’s a harsh landscape where populated settlements are small and infrequent. But there, beneath a sky that still boasts a trillion stars each night, some find beauty and solace. And if...

Posted By Anonymous on 2017 Aug 18 - 9:00am

By: Sarah Jane Grisham World-class museums just minutes from one another, a robust performing arts scene, and roots in Fort Worth’s history make the Cultural District unlike anyplace else in the city. Centrally located just minutes from downtown, the city’s cultural hub has an...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 Jul 13 - 10:43am

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth announced Thursday that Chief Curator Michael Auping will retire after more than 20 years in the position. "We are grateful to Michael for his enormous contributions to this organization, the Fort Worth arts community, and the art world over the past 24...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 May 18 - 12:27pm

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra President Amy Adkins is stepping down. The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Association (FWSOA) announced Thursday that Adkins has accepted a position as president of the All Saints Health Foundation in Fort Worth. Adkins served six years with the FWSOA and will end her...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Dec 19 - 10:36am

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art got a new addition to its gallery that, according to museum executive director Andrew Walker, could be "one of the museum’s most significant acquisitions in the last 10 years." The museum announced the acquisition of 20th-century artist George...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2016 Sep 21 - 11:54am

UPDATE: Concerts are now canceled through Nov. 6. No David Bowie. No Arborlawn United Methodist Church concert. No Rachmaninoff. With the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra still on strike, concerts scheduled between Sept. 24 and Oct. 2 have been canceled. Orchestra musicians have been on strike...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 Jun 13 - 12:26pm

Fort Worth entrepreneur & musician Bear Quisenberry describes the music from his band’s latest album as “Allman Brothers meets Black Crowes meets Grateful Dead, with alternative country, Austin psychobilly, a twist of Funk and kind of like Rolling Stones"

Quisenberry and Chris Collins started the band in the early 1990s while attending Texas Tech University. After graduation, Collins went to law school, ultimately moving back to Fort Worth to work for Barlow, Garsek & Simon. Quisenberry started his own company, Fort Worth-based Oso Quiz....

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