Culture

Posted By gbennison on 2014 Jul 25 - 1:22pm

Author Joel B. Bennett Joel B. Bennett, Ph.D., a Fort Worth researcher and consultant in organizational health and stress, workplace culture and employee training, has published a new book, Raw Coping Power: From Stress to Thriving...

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Jul 25 - 1:11pm

DVA Productions, Inc, finishes its season with an enthusiastic, interactive musical sure to delight all audiences.

| by Kacie Galloway | Get ready to sing, dance and clap along with the talented cast of It’s a Man’s World, a new musical revue by DVA Productions, Inc. The show, featuring more than 20 songs made popular by men throughout history, is intended to excite, energize and reminisce...

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Jul 25 - 1:05pm

| by Allana Wooley | Bringing a piece of the atmosphere of the ’30s and ’40s to Fort Worth's nightclub scene is Chuck Compher and Larry Harrison's big band, The Jazz Monsters. “Authentic, that's the word,” Compher said, proudly describing the band. “...

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Jun 13 - 12:32pm

Despite state law banning casinos and card rooms, Texas is a poker state. Old-timers like Doyle Brunson traveled the state in the ’50s and ’60s seeking out action – occasionally finding themselves looking down the barrel of a gun. In the last decade, a new kind of poker...

Posted By gbennison 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 gbennison 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 May 22 - 12:28pm

Since jumping into the act 14 years ago, Amphibian Stage Productions has grown in countless ways.

After leap-frogging around town to perform in borrowed digs since its founding in 2000, Amphibian Stage Productions swapped its nomadic lifestyle in October 2012 for a permanent home of its own on Fort Worth’s historic southside. And since that watershed event, the local theater company has...

Posted By Courtney Dabney on 2014 May 22 - 12:22pm

Some of you may be in festival overload by now after attending the Food + Wine Festival, MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival, the Opera Festival and Mayfest. Before you throw in the towel, here's one last Fort Worth tradition that is not to be missed.

Jody Ulich is President of the Fort Worth Arts Council, which helps to underwrite the administration of the Trinity Shakespeare Festival. She says, "The demand for the works of Shakespeare is evident from former productions like Shakespeare in the Park; Shakespeare in the Parking Lot; and now...

Posted By gbennison on 2014 May 22 - 12:12pm

On a hilltop peninsula overlooking Lake Granbury, award-winning and prolific artist, Bob Cook, spends his days creating beautiful realistic watercolor landscapes and architecture.

Cook’s recent fine art honors include the prestigious Silver Star Award from the National Watercolor Society’s 93rd Annual Juried Competition in 2013. His winning entry, Royal Street Jazz, is one of several digital images/turned paintings inspired by one of Cook’s evening walks in...

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