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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...


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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...



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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...


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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...



Visionary Call for Artist

Call for Boozy Artists

FORT WORTH WEEKLY
The Fort Worth Weekly and Rahr Brewery are calling all artists to submit original pieces of previously unpublished artwork suitable for public consumption (no porn, no violence, no profanity) to appear on every bottle of the 20...


The cast of Bail Out is ready for its close-up at Tony’s Pizza.

Bail Out at Tony’s

Lorenzo Lamas stars in a webisode of a copy dramedy filmed at the Near Southside pizzeria.
Karen Gavis
If you would have strolled into Tony’s Pizza, Pasta & Subs last week, you probably would have backed out calmly. That’s because a UTA filmmaker was shooting an episode of Bail Out. Starring veteran soap hunk Lorenzo Lam...



Wendy Welch and Bob Hess plumb the mysteries of this book and their marriage in Stage West’s Sexy Laundry.

Strange Odors

Stage West’s marriage comedy Sexy Laundry is as sharp as old clothes.
Kristian Lin
My other duties at this publication have kept me away from reviewing theater for a while, but I got back on that horse this past weekend with Stage West’s Sexy Laundry, which is among the first Fort Worth productions of 2016....


Sebastião Salgado’s photographs are spotlighted in The Salt of the Earth.

Best Documentaries of 2015

Rounding up the nonfiction film achievements of the past year.
Kristian Lin
You may have noticed that I didn’t include any documentaries when I ran my list of 2015’s best movies last week. I’m never sure how to evaluate documentaries alongside fiction films — comparing fiction movies to one ano...