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KAWS’ “Pass the Blame” is part of the Modern’s new show.

KAWS Again

Kristian Lin
Were you sad three years ago when the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth removed “Companion” from its front entrance? Well, good news! This week you can welcome our cuddly and miserable friend back to his old crying grounds as...

National Night Out is Tue at Rosemont Park.

National Night Out

Peter Gorman
In Texas, National Night Out, a long-standing tradition in which communities and police promote neighborhood camaraderie, is celebrated on the first Tuesday of October. This year that’s this Tuesday. And while National Night ...

Oktoberfest runs this weekend at Panther Island Pavilion.


Fort Worth Weekly
This year marks the 500th anniversary of the Reinheitsgebot, the Bavarian law that stated that only water, hops, and barley could be used in the production of bottom-fermented beer. This regulation protected the area’s bakers...

Hillary Dohoney’s “Creeping Thistle” is on display at Art Room.

Picture This

Fort Worth Weekly
Once again it’s time for Fall Gallery Night, Fort Worth’s yearly bash that gives you an excuse to spend Saturday night drinking free wine and eating free nibbles while looking at (we hope) worthwhile art. Venues in downtown...

Ulrich Mühe in The Lives of Others, part of the Modern’s spy movie series.

Spies Like Us

Fort Worth Weekly
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth tolls in Labor Day Weekend with Power, Politics, and Paranoia: The Art of Espionage Film Festival. Don’t expect to see James Bond here, though you will spot a pre-Bond Daniel Craig as part ...

Jim Covault recites An Iliad at Stage West, accompanied by Jordan Jones Cleaver.


Fort Worth Weekly
“Every time I sing this song, I hope it’s the last time,” says the narrator of An Iliad. Homer’s epic poem has inspired myriad adaptations and bastardizations in every storyteling medium you can think of. Inspired by Ro...

Kenneth Josephson’s “Matthew” is part of the Amon Carter’s exhibit on American photography.

Photo Thread

Fort Worth Weekly
It may be summer, but the Amon Carter Museum of American Art isn’t letting things stagnate in the dog days. Instead, they’re opening up two new shows this week to bring you down to the Cultural District. In addition to Plex...

Justin Duncan runs into someone in a hoodie in Stage West’s "bootycandy."

To Be Young, Gay, and Black

Fort Worth Weekly
A clueless white moderator asks a black playwright how he got the surname O’Malley. The writer’s response is one word: “Slavery.” That exchange is in bootycandy, Robert O’Hara’s satirical play that takes its title f...

"Only Yesterday" plays as part of Anime at the Modern.

Past and Future

Fort Worth Weekly
Tarrant County’s community of anime fans continues to keep the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s Anime at the Modern festival going. Where once the festival concentrated largely on films by the internationally acclaimed Hay...

Smokey Joe’s Cafe opens at Jubilee Theatre.

Let ’Em Roll

Fort Worth Weekly
The names of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller are known largely to historians of early rock ’n’ roll, but they deserve to be better known, as several of their songs have become instantly recognizable classics. The two men were...