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Dagwoods: Craft Culture to Ridgmar

Steve Steward
Just when I think I’m over “craft culture,” I end up popping into some new place with reclaimed wood on the walls and chalkboards covered with lists of obscure, mythical ales and realize that I should just STFU and enjoy ...


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The West 7th Vortex

Chow, Baby
Restaurants come and go. That’s just the nature of the business. I’ve worked in and have written about the biz long enough to know not to get too attached to a place. But every once in awhile I’m taken aback when I hear t...



Participants in the Teen Artist Project have the opportunity to display their works at Gallery 414 through May. Photo by Jesse Barnett.

The Modern’s Teen Art Project

It’s not just about art. It’s also about thinking creatively.
EDWARD BROWN @ejb0017
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth welcomes nearly 180,000 visitors a year. Several hundred come as students participating in educational tours, and countless thousands more enter the sublime cavern to attend lectures, concert...


Amber Tamblyn and Derrick Brown headline an evening of poetry at Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 16 - Franz Liszt composed plenty of both Satanic and Christian music in his career, and he lived a debauched celebrity youth before ending his life as a churchman. The many sides of this fascinating composer will be explore...



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The Pirate and John Rody

Perhaps the legendary DJ’s decades in radio have set him up for his new, hyper-local station.
BY ERIC GRIFFEY @ericgriffey
The streets around 501 South Calhoun make the surface of the moon look like Westover Road. The pavement is full of deep craters filled with patches of grass. Though the surrounding South Main Street neighborhood is booming, the...


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Calling All Activists

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Downwinders at Risk, a local nonprofit working to get communities involved in the fight for clean air and environmental rights, has just announced a three-day gathering designed to help Texas’ grassroots environmental advocat...



Laura Gilpin’s “Tying a Chongo” (1954) is one of thousands of rare photographic artifacts in the Amon Carter’s archives.

Extensive Archives

Beneath its gallery space, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art is preserving the legacy of several great American photographers.
Edward Brown @ejb0017
This past Tuesday morning was like any other at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. A few visitors were trickling in to see That Day, an exhibit of 27 black-and-white and color photographs by photojournalist Laura Wilson th...


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100 Years of Painting

Decades of experience will come together in this Gallery Night pop-up exhibit by David F. Gibson and Greg Rivera.
Jeff Prince
It’s taken 50 years, but two of Fort Worth’s most outstanding (and still living) modern painters will finally exhibit their work together. On Saturday, David F. Gibson and Greg Rivera’s One Hundred Years of Painting will ...



Part of the festivities for Fall Gallery Night include the opening at FWCAC of Christopher Troutman’s drawings.

Previews

Lots of exemplary shows are opening on Fall Gallery Night. Here are just some of them.
Fort Worth Weekly
The Fort Worth Art Dealers Association deserves a lot of credit for the popularity of Fall and Spring Gallery Nights, so the group can’t get too pissed to see non-FWADA art spaces capitalizing on the event’s popularity. Rem...


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The State of Fort Worth Art

Several local art-world players gather to discuss what’s going on.
Fort Worth Weekly
Inspired by the dialogue that followed “Is Art Worth It?,” a piece I recently wrote for the Weekly about the trends and general state of the visual arts in Tarrant County, the Weekly and I agreed to bring together some loca...