Posts Tagged ‘community’

Power to the People?

Fort Worth neighborhoods want downtown to share the wealth.
Dan McGraw
The fluorescent panels in the basketball gym at the Martin Luther King Center on the city’s East Side threw a harsh light that bounced off the blue and white walls.


Harbinger and Contemplative Markings

Gallery
The two shows at Fort Worth Community Arts Center will be featured in Gallery Night next week, but you don’t have to wait to see them.



Sin for Your Supper

Only gluttons for cinematic theology will want a piece of The Last Sin Eater.
Kristian Lin
The title of The Last Sin Eater refers to a ritual that hails from the British Isles, in which a designated “sin eater” (a beggar or homeless man, usually) provides absolution to recently deceased people by eating bread and...


9×12 Works on Paper Show

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Throughout history artists have committed some of their most enthralling visions to humble paper rather than expensive canvas.



Redistricting

Big Ticket
As if there aren’t enough reasons to visit Fort Worth’s Cultural District, a slew of performance arts groups will be taking over the area’s museums and vying for your attention in Day in the District, a daylong celebratio...


Hotseat for Hicks

Dan McGraw
The Fort Worth City Council meeting two weeks ago was an important one for Kathleen Hicks. Up for a vote were zoning changes on the old Masonic Home property on the East Side, for a development that will bring new single-family...



Artists at Work

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Many artists through history used regular employment to make ends meet and painted in their spare time, like Gauguin and Seurat. Perhaps there won’t be any artists of that caliber at Artists at Work, but the show is worth che...


Back from the Celluloid Grave

Kristian Lin
The Fort Worth Film Festival began with such promise. The first movie it screened, on Oct. 23, 1998, was Rushmore, a Texas-made film that would go on to be one of the best-reviewed releases of that year and make the reputations...



Places of In-Between

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Another mixed bag is up at the FWCAC this month. Anila Quayyum Agha’s multimedia collages exist side by side with Tina Medina’s pano arte (pen and pencil drawings on handkerchiefs). Weirdest of all is Robert Wood’s staged...