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In Fort Worth recently, expert John Buxton appraised, among other things, a pair of slippers from the South Pacific.

Antiques Roadshowing

Our fearless critic tackles the PBS hit.
JACKIE HOERMANN-ELLIOTT
Singer sewing tables, oil lamps, and china patterned with feminine chintz were once the staples of antique collectors in the 1990s. Thanks to the popularization of “picking” –– the hipper way to say “antique shopping...


Britt Stokes’ “Tunes”

Gallery

Fort Worth Weekly
Fort Worth Community Arts Center still has a few shows holding over from July, but the venue is opening two new shows this week, one of Chris Thames’ paintings of celebrities and the other a juried show for the gallery’s me...



Texas Pottery and Sculpture Guild’s “untitled”

Gallery

Fort Worth Weekly
A number of FWCAC’s shows are ending this week, so now’s your last chance to see them. John Christensen and Thomas Zanz’ portraits are a vivid study in contrasts, while Roy Adams’ abstracts are irreverently entitled Scr...


Kelsey Milbourn and Justin Lemieux (right) are separated by bureaucracy in the form of Matthew Minor in Amphibian Stage Productions’ Crossing the Line.

Park Bench Plays

JACKIE HOERMANN-ELLIOTT
This is not a play about Donald Trump’s wall, Brexit, or any government office involving a row of disgruntled, time-pressed people. But it could be. In Crossing the Line, playwright Kieran Lynn roasts bureaucracy on a big sti...



Author Steve Watkins took this photo in June on a Calumet with Ilford film. Photo by Steve Watkins

Analog Imagery

At least one North Texas photo shop is capitalizing on the resurgent popularity of film.
STEVE WATKINS
Not too long ago, a professional wedding photographer walked into Don’s Used Photo Equipment, a hole-in-the-wall camera store in Dallas’ Design District, after having driven 40 miles from the other side of North Texas to bu...


Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown at Artes de la Rosa.

¡Gazpacho!

Fort Worth Weekly
Back in 1988, the film version of Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown introduced an unsuspecting world to the sexually fluid, Day Glo-colored artistry of Pedro Almodóvar and the new freedom sweeping Spanish artists after...



Cheaper by the Dozen plays at Artisan Center Theatre.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 20 - Fresh off their Fort Worth Weekly Music Award victory for Best Rock Band, Mean Motor Scooter headlines the show tonight at Lola’s Saloon. The high-intensity garage trio will be backed up by Same Brain and Tomato Dodg...


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Gray Area

Marshall Harris’ rigorous style pits content against craft.
CHRISTOPHER BLAY
Marshall Harris is as big and tall as you’d expect a former NFL player to be. At 6’7” and 280 pounds, he defies the stereotypes of a one-dimensional athlete. He is also the 2013 winner of the $50,000 Hunting Art Prize for...



Marilyn Waligore’s “Aluminum RG#1” won the top prize: $1,000 and an opportunity to participate in a solo or group exhibition in Artspace’s 2016-17 season.

Artspace 111 Hits

At the gallery’s Third Annual Regional Juried Exhibit, explore a range of work. And tastes.
CHRISTOPHER BLAY
Artspace 111 is currently hosting its Third Annual Regional Juried Exhibition, a six week-long show featuring 83 artists. The juror was Eric M. Lee, director of the Kimbell Art Museum, who also awarded various prizes. Marilyn W...


Jun Kaneko’s “Hawaiian Drawing d95-37”

Gallery

Fort Worth Weekly
The secondary market in art is defined as any piece that was previously sold either because the original owner died or got tired of the work and decided to sell a piece when its market value was highest. William Campbell’s ne...