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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....

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Jun 13 - 12:13pm

Fort Worth South received a makeover on May 20, thanks to the creative contributions of 45 area eighth graders. Part of the LeaderKids program, these students partnered with Leadership Fort Worth, Fort Worth South, Inc., local property managers, and artist consultants to create the public art...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 Jun 13 - 12:04pm

Fort Worth actor Michael Goggans developed serious acting chops from 38 years on stage at Hip Pocket Theatre under the direction of the theatre’s co-founders, Johnny and Diane Simons. Goggans has played so many characters that he can’t remember them all.

It’s doubtful, however, that he or anyone else will soon forget his macabre portrayal of “The Ghoul” in WGN America’s new bewitching miniseries Salem.        Set in the precarious world of 17th century Massachusetts, Salem delves into what...

Posted By Alison Rich on 2014 Jan 6 - 4:57pm

A visual menagerie of textures and tints, the public art collection flanking the grounds of the Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show is a grand entry in its own right.

Wth all the hooves and hoopla hitting the ground at the Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show this month and next, it’s easy to get swept away by the pageantry. And rightly so. From farm-raised beasts to fresh-air feasts, Stock Show visitors can expect no shortage of sense-stimulating...

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Jul 2 - 2:34pm

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary presents: The Dead Sea Scrolls & the Bible, Ancient Artifacts, Timeless Treasures.

When a Bedouin at Qumran, Israel, went in search of a lost goat in 1947, he found much more than a missing animal. Tucked away in a cave along the rugged, western shores of the Dead Sea, he uncovered what scholars around the world now call the greatest archaeological discovery of modern times....

Posted By Chad Horany on 2012 Jan 25 - 10:21am

Galveston was a major gateway to Texas and the rest of the United States. There were many ways to enter this country in its early history.       The one that comes instantly to mind is Ellis Island in New York. But, as an exhibit at the Fort Worth Museum of Science...

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