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This cup-holding figurine is part of the Kimbell’s Wari: Lords of the Ancient Andes.

The Art of Wari

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In 2002 the Kimbell Art Museum acquired a Wari figurine of a standing dignitary that has become a popular item in the permanent collection. This week you can learn more about the time-enshrouded culture that produced that begui...


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WED ▪ 5 There are only four performances left of L.I.P. Service’s production of Fool for Love, Sam Shepard’s dark and darkly humorous play about love, hate, and dying myths of the Old West, told through battling lovers at...



“Ring Around the Rosey” is one of several Johnsons on exhibit now at The Arlington Museum of Art.

Harlem Renaissance

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One of the largest collections of African-American art ever shown in North Texas will hang at The Arlington Museum of Art now through late August. Featuring works on loan from a private collector by such legends at Jacob Lawren...


Historic Fort Worth’s Cowtown Cocktails is tonight, Wed, May 29 at 6pm at Thistle Hill.

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WED ▪ 29 Historic Fort Worth’s Cowtown Cocktails event this evening is designed to attract new members under the age of 45. Guest speaker Trent Prim will discuss his award-winning work on helping homeowners update a 1925 Cr...



Casa goes plaid thru Sun.

Harmonious Casa

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It’s hard to believe that Forever Plaid, the beloved musical revue that celebrates clean-cut 1950s guy groups and their pristine four-part harmonies, turns 23 this year. Millions of “plaidsters” –– fans of the show ...


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WED ▪ 22 The Cliburn isn’t the only traditional Fort Worth competition running this week. The Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial tees off too. The drama of the Tiger Woods-Sergio García foofaraw will skip us, with neith...



The Van Cliburn Piano Competition goes on in his name.

Comes the Cliburn

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Thirty young pianists from 14 countries will converge on Bass Performance Hall on Friday to begin the 14th Quadrennial Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, the first to be held since the death of the pianist who gave hi...


Handel’s Giulio Cesare broadcasts at 6:30pm at various movie theaters.

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WED ▪ 15 The season of Metropolitan Opera broadcasts ends with an encore presentation of Handel’s Giulio Cesare, an off-the-wall and widely acclaimed production that re-imagines Julius Caesar and his fellow Romans as 19th-c...



Life Is a Journey

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So much of art history in the 20th century can be seen in the work of Romare Bearden. Born in Charlotte in 1911, the artist started out being influenced by Mexican muralists such as Diego Rivera and José Clemente Orozco before...


Pink Flamingos & Painted Trees is 7-8pm Wed, May 8 at the Center for Architecture.

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WED ▪ 8 For this month’s Design Talk, landscape designer Ange Harvey and co-hosts Joe and Tracy Self will discuss colorful yard art as a reflection of personal passions and a shared culture. Pink Flamingos & Painted Tre...