Culture

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2014 Mar 26 - 1:26pm

For the first time since their beloved mother, Mary J. Blagg, died two years ago, the brothers reunited for Spring Gallery Night in the show Sibling Revelry, which runs through May 6 at Fort Worth’s Artspace 111.

Daniel Blagg, Steppin' Out, oil on canvas Pictured above:Dennis Blagg, The Clearing, 2013, oil on canvas Rewind to the 1950s on a cotton farm in far West Texas. There lived a mother, eight boys and two girls, and a father who worked the graveyard...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2014 Mar 26 - 1:01pm

This year’s festival features innovative opera from April 19 – May 11.

Past performances Tosca and Lysistrata. Photos courtesy of FWOpera. The past performance, Glory Denied, was brutally honest recollections of America's longest-held Vietnam prisoner-of...

Posted By gbennison on 2014 Feb 25 - 3:05pm

Aledo author to present new book at Gladney’s 50th Blossoms in the Dust Luncheon on March 27.

In 1941, Greer Garson earned an Academy Award nomination for her portrayal of Fort Worth’s Edna Gladney in Blossoms in the Dust. All eyes turned toward the small yet mighty Gladney and her fight for children’s rights and adoption reform. Born in 1886, Edna Gladney was labeled as “...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2014 Feb 25 - 3:00pm

"We are what we eat" means more than the size of our hips at the exhibit Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture, and Cuisine, which opened Feb. 22 at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.

Through famous American art depicting food-centric images like Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks and Andy Warhol’s Campbell’s Soup Cans, North Texas patrons will have a chance to explore food as a cultural symbol and vehicle for U.S. history. “The exhibition offers a sumptuous...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2014 Feb 25 - 2:52pm

After spending the winter hibernating, it is time to wake up and participate in Fort Worth’s art scene.

While one artist provokes patrons to discuss social problems through sharing meals and T-shirt factories at his exhibit, another gallery invites anybody from the community to participate and hang his or her masterpiece whether he or she is an “artist” or not. With spring comes new...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2014 Jan 23 - 3:10pm

Did you know the Japanese bombed Texas in 1945? I didn’t either. Texas Obscurities by E.R. Bills is exactly what it sounds like—a concatenation of obscure, well-researched but short nonfiction newspaper stories he wrote dating back to 780 AD when the sophisticated Hasinai Caddo Indian...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2014 Jan 23 - 2:51pm

We sat down with Pentatonix’s Scott Hoying and got the lowdown on the band and the album.

Arlington-based group Pentatonix takes over the music scene with their innovative twist on pop and electronic music. Not able to hide by synthesizers (the nature of a capella), this group relied on their raw voices to carry them to the top of the Billboard charts. Creating their own arrangements...

Posted By Jessica Llanes on 2014 Jan 23 - 2:31pm

The Kimbell Art Museum Hosts Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection.

One of the finest private collections of Samurai armor returns to Texas after an international tour. Beginning this month, the Kimbell Art Museum hosts Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection as its first special exhibition in the new Renzo Piano Pavilion. Organized by...

Posted By gbennison on 2014 Jan 6 - 5:09pm

Photographer Kathy Sherman Suder gained international acclaim in 2004 for her poetic, oversized color close-ups of men boxing. Now, the Fort Worth native returns with an intimate sonnet to urban transit. The culmination of more than...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Dec 12 - 3:06pm

listen up what locals are listening to

Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song by Amos Lee $10 Amos Lee offers up his fifth album, Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song. This 12-song collection that combines folk with classic soul is the result of collaboration...

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