Posts Tagged ‘donations’

Howdy, Skinflints! Big Tex Donations Small

Jeff Prince
The $95,000 in donations made to the Big Tex rebuilding fund seems mighty piddly considering the huge outpouring of grief, sentiment, and nostalgia after the iconic figure went up in flames last October. The replacement cost is...


North Texas Giving Day

Jimmy Fowler
Rose Pearson, executive director of Circle Theatre, recently hipped me to something very cool: This Thursday Sept 13 7am-midnight is North Texas Giving Day. All donations of $25 or more given to the non-profit of your choice at...

Kid Rock

Big Ticket
This Christmas week, it’s a good time to get down with the kids. Nearly 44,000 local schoolchildren contributed artworks to the Slant 45 project at Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, and now notable examples of those w...

Mayfest: Maybe Not

Depending on whom you ask, the city of Fort Worth’s decision to cancel this year’s Mayfest just two hours before it was set to begin was either an over-reaction made in the wake of a misunderstood swine flu epidemic...

Give ‘Til it Hurts

Jimmy Fowler
Perpetually cash-starved arts organizations – and all of them are – must invent clever ways to pull donations out of reluctant pockets. Entertaining those potential givers is always a good method. With that in mind, Amphibi...

Get Out

Big Ticket
Night & Day often recommends events that take place in concert halls, theaters, and museums, but this weekend a bunch of events skip that scene entirely and serve as a nice change of pace.