Posts Tagged ‘artists’

Texas Biennial: Austin Bias?

The show mostly takes place in Austin and features a lot of Austin artists – why?
ANTHONY MARIANI
Austin is a lot of things: state capital, Live Music Capital of the Universe ®, home of the second most important football team in the state, hippie playground. But Austin has never really been an art town –– at least comp...


Visionary Awards

Big Ticket
We at the Fort Worth Weekly are proud to announce our inaugural Visionary Awards to honor and celebrate local artists working in disciplines as diverse as visual arts, film, drama, performance art, literature, fashion, or multi...



817’ers @ 35 Conferette

Hearsay
This weekend, North Texas music lovers of a certain age (and perhaps a little older) will be obsessed with one thing: 35 Conferette, the annual four-day indie-rock festival in Denton. Arriving just a couple of days before the a...


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Rose Marine Theater
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With Rose Marine Theater hosting a bilingual version of The Vagina Monologues this weekend, that’s a perfect opportunity to drift next door before or after the play and check out the venue’s art show, which features entirel...



Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 2 It’s a great week if you’re a John Adams fan. The composer’s delightful The Chairman Dances is being played by Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra, and the opera that inspired that piece, Nixon in China, will be shown ...


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Fort Worth Community Arts Center
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The title Sustaining Artists and Their Environment makes the exhibit sound like something focused on the Earth and green issues.



Call for Artists

ANTHONY MARIANI
In anticipation of our inaugural Visionary Awards, to be awarded to three outstanding Fort Worth artists in various disciplines, Rahr & Sons Brewing Company is crafting a special beer for us, the Visionary Brew. But there&#...


SXSW Gets an FW Load

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I’m kinda torn. On the one hand, SXSW is nothing but a glorified ACL, a festival starring artists who don’t need the attention from major record labels that South-by brass purport to provide for up-and-comers –– the ann...



Fort Worth Hip-Hop: On the Verge

With the help of some veterans, a crop of new hip-hoppers is building a viable scene.
CAROLINE COLLIER photos by anna routh
Though he was still a teenager, Six2 had already experienced how high life could take him and how quickly it could try to erase him. As he stood on a Hemphill Street corner looking to peddle a pocketful of crack one day in 1996...


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Firehouse Art Gallery
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Michael Laursen started out as a pupil at Firehouse Art Gallery, working with lengths of pipe and strands of leather. His work impressed Firehouse’s Keith Thomson enough to suggest adding clay pieces to his sculptures.