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Chugging Along

STEVE WATKINS
Last week, the 40th anniversary of a local museum came and went — and few people noticed. When the Pate Museum of Transportation opened in 1969, it was the first of its kind in North Texas, featuring mainly rare, vintage ...


Making a Scene

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Back in 1996, friends and fellow theater rats Steve McGaw, Les Hofheinz, and Elizabeth Morrison didn’t know what to expect when they performed their first showcase of scenes, monologues, and readings at the old Seventh St...



Gallery

KRISTIAN LIN
Featuring the work of eight graduate students from the school’s studio art and design programs, UNT’s current art exhibit Recovery and Reinvention focuses on cultural heritage and sources of inspiration from the pas...


Space is the Place

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Michael Barnard is a wealthy Fort Worth real estate developer who owns property all over town. His latest project has an artistic bent, though Barnard is neither a big art collector nor a creator. What he’s doing is teami...



Stained Class

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Like most single working mothers, Sheran Goodspeed Keyton feels lucky if she can grab five minutes of “me” time on any given day. Unlike her hardworking peers, though, the Fort Worth native happens to be one of the ...


Moving Pictures

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Philip Haas has based most of his films on odd works of fiction — the Oscar-nominated Angels and Insects came from A.S. Byatt’s novella Morpho Eugenia, and The Blood Oranges originated with an obscure John Hawkes bo...



Photo Finish

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A bunch of exhibits opened up about a month ago as part of Spring Gallery Night, and while mediocrity dominates, there are some bright spots.


Wizard of Odd

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Arlington-based filmmaker Frank Mosley remembers the first movie he ever acted in. It wasn’t directed by him. His father ran the camcorder for a one-boy version of The Wizard of Oz in which the 4-year-old Mosley played al...



Woman on the Block

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Ever since Fort Worth Opera switched to a festival format instead of a conventional season, the troupe’s strategy has been to stage two traditional repertory operas and one contemporary opera at the same time. It’s ...


Out of the Fire

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Give humble thanks if you find yourself at the old Tarrant County Courthouse looking at a painting that depicts the long-gone Texas Spring Palace. Plenty of passionate detective work and unheralded effort will have gone into re...