Though nearly 50 years old, the choreography in Stevenson’s Cinderella still holds up. Photo by Ellen Appel.

Texas Ballet Theater’s Sweet Feet

Impressive dancing brought Texas Ballet Theater’s Cinderella to life again.
Leonard Eureka
Of all fairy tales, Cinderella is probably the most familiar. It has been recounted in books, plays, movies, TV shows, operas, and ballets. Each generation seems to embrace the story: A gentle young woman goes to live with a se...

(From left to right) Lauren Childs, J.W. Wilson, and Leigh Ann Williams are set to put Fort Worth artists to work. Photo by Edward Brown.

The Art Corridor

There’s a new contemporary art gallery in town.
Edward Brown
Along with every other gallery in Fort Worth (and some in Alrington and even Euless), Fort Works Art celebrated Spring Gallery Night last Saturday. But unlike every other gallery in town, Fort Works Art was also celebrating its...

Photo by David Dunn.

Lonesome Dove’s Rawhide

After years of transforming leather into art, Jim Linnell is excited to celebrate the legendary TV series.
When most people look at a sheet of leather, they usually see just that: a piece of smooth, firm material. But leather crafter Jim Linnell sees each one hiding a new creation, like how a painter views a canvas or a sculptor a m...

“L’ènetènafionale” is the centerpiece of Focus: Glenn Kaino. Photo by Tim Johnson, courtesy of the artist and Kavi Gupta, Chicago.

Art Space

The Modern mounts a telescopic view of Glenn Kaino’s art.
Kristian Lin
Glenn Kaino is the subject of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s current Focus exhibition. Other artists like Kehinde Wiley have seen their work go from occupying just the one gallery that Focus takes up to larger shows at...

Carolyn Judson was wonderful in Texas Ballet Theater’s Classic Combination. Ellen Appel.

Birthday for Ben

To celebrate the artistic director’s 80th anniversary, TBT danced up a storm.
Leonard Eureka
Ben Stevenson, artistic director of Texas Ballet Theater, turns 80 next month, and the company began celebrating early last weekend with a stunning triple bill at Bass Performance Hall. Classic Combination featured three great ...

Thomas Hart Benton’s “Member of the Chorus” is on display at the Amon Carter’s show about the artist and Hollywood.

Hart Cinema

The Amon Carter explores Thomas Hart Benton and the movies.
Kristian Lin
The Impressionist painters were still around when cinema first appeared on the scene, and over the following decades the new art form slowly convinced people that it deserved to be taken seriously as both visual and intellectua...

Transmission’s strongest piece is Barbara Horlander’s “She Devil’s Comeuppance.”

Purple Gold

TCU’s MFA exhibit shines.
Christopher Blay
Fort Worth Contemporary Arts is one of only a few galleries in the city bringing an international taste of art happening right now to town. Run by TCU, FWCA also serves as an introductory gallery for artists coming out of the s...


For the Love of the Game

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we offer some sweet sports hilarity.
Rush Olson
Sports isn’t a groovy kind of love. It’s a passionate, scream-at-your-partner, declare-your-undying-affection-10-seconds-later, sacrifice-your-dignity-for-a-moment-of-pure-ecstasy sort of love. Basketballer Michael Jordan f...


Fort Worth in Black & White

A local author sheds light on Fort Worth’s historic black communities.
Edward Brown
Over the decades, Richard Selcer has focused largely on local sagas, such as the rise and fall of Hell’s Half Acre and the lives of early Fort Worth lawmen. Admittedly, those kinds of subjects have lots of appeal. Who doesn...

Courtesy of Young Nudists of Texas United

Young Nudists, Unite!

Even more North Texas millennials are baring it all at private parties and outdoor events.
Edward Brown
Chris Lopez can regularly be found without any clothes. And not only in his house. One of the 29-year-old’s favorite all-nude activities is a good ol’ fashioned 5K (always on private property). He enjoys the exercise and th...