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I Want Kehinde

Fort Worth Weekly
It’s not often that an artist gets a boost from a TV show, but millions of viewers of Empire have seen Kehinde Wiley’s paintings hanging in the mansion belonging to the show’s wealthy rap mogul. The 38-year-old Los Angele...


Absolut Weekly

Fort Worth Weekly
Fall Gallery Night is always so much fun that we decided to get involved directly this year. Fort Worth Weekly is partnering with Absolut Vodka to put on the Absolut Art House Event, a pop-up exhibit that pays tribute to the Sw...

Orson Welles hams it up in Mr. Arkadin, part of the Modern’s Orson Welles retrospective.

Welles Done

Fort Worth Weekly
Too often, Orson Welles is portrayed as a tragic burnout case, a boy genius who made possibly the greatest movie ever when he was 26 and then descended into ruin and neglect from the film industry. It’s true that his late day...

David Courcheron plays with FWSO’s Classical Masters Festival. Photo by Jeff Roffman.

Mostly Mozart

Fort Worth Weekly
We all know classical music as what’s traditionally played in the concert hall as opposed to clubs or stadiums, but Classical music (with a capital “c”) is specific to Western music written in the 18th and early 19th cent...

Photo by Chung-Lin Tseng.

Ballet Frontier Time

Leonard Eureka
The bright spots on the dance scene this week are Ballet Frontier’s season-opening performances in W. E. Scott Theatre. Called Straight from the Heart, after the opening ballet by Roy Tobias, the program also features works b...

Black Mariah is part of the lineup at The Art of Gay Entertainment, Sun.


Fort Worth Weekly
Decades before Jimmy Fallon had celebrities lip-syncing on the Spike Channel, drag performers were doing the same thing in most corners around the world. That hallowed tradition comes into play when Q Cinema hosts The Art of Ga...

Paprika opens the Modern’s Japanese animation festival.


Fort Worth Weekly
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth had such success with its Miyazaki at the Modern festival last year that it’s expanding on that territory with Story, Style, and Character: The Art of Japanese Animation. Over four weekends...

TCC’s 50th anniversary celebration goes on at Panther Pavilion, Sat.

Golden Summer

Fort Worth Weekly
This Friday marks the 50th anniversary of the election that created the Tarrant County Junior College District. Since then, the organization has shortened its name to Tarrant County College District, the enrollment has swelled ...

Jason Robert Brown comes to TCU for performances of his music.

Always Better

Fort Worth Weekly
This weekend, the TCU Festival of American Song returns for its second annual event and welcomes Jason Robert Brown. The 45-year-old composer is one of the new Broadway lights, combining the traditional Broadway style with clas...

The Wild Feathers headline Kimbell Fest: Scotland, Sat.

Scot and a Lot

Fort Worth Weekly
Scotland is not its own country yet, but this past spring’s failed independence vote seems only to have spurred on events so that now its eventual breakaway from the United Kingdom appears to be a foregone conclusion. This bi...