Posts Tagged ‘history’

Night and Day

WED ? 23 If you loved the Preston Lane/Jonathan Moscone version of A Christmas Carol that Dallas Theater Center used to put on every year, Kids Who Care is staging it here in Tarrant County. This afternoon is your last chance t...

Blinded With Science

The new Fort Worth Museum of Science and History has roused the town. The $80 million building’s blocky geometry is packed with energy but respectful of the stately, quiet surroundings. The interior and, we’re happy...

Scaling Heights

It took a few years, but Dallas has finally caught up with Fort Worth and Houston and now has a world-class opera space, the Margo and Bill Winspear Opera House. The inaugural production was the Dallas Opera’s new take on...

Flight Plan

When the Fort Worth City Council in July approved setting aside $20 million for a new aviation museum, the decision represented a major step toward fulfillment of a long-held dream for some people.

Anne Feeney

Dump The Bosses Off Your Back (Self-released)
Listen Up
One of the reasons we learn history, teachers tell us, is so that we’re not condemned to repeat it.

What’s it Worth to Save the Fort?

Cowtown’s emphasis on one era has left the rest of local history in the lurch.
Jeff Prince
The three swords once belonged to a U.S. Army officer of dragoons, back in the era when swords were serious weapons of war and not just graceful things used to cut cake at weddings and to show off at fancy military drills.

Them That Dare

Brian Jones and Brian Scott are sometime collaborators, but Gallery 414’s Them That Dare finds them both flying solo.

Narrow Focus

The title of Amon Carter Museum’s current archival exhibition is misleading. Instead of 100 Great American Photographs, it should say 100 Great Historical American Photographs. From an artistic standpoint, a lot of the pics a...


Their buildings say it all. Fort Worth’s three art museums — the Kimbell, the Carter, and the Modern — are gifts to the city from the rich and powerful. Each museum is the work of a world-famous architect — Louis Kahn, ...