Posts Tagged ‘library’
Fei-Fei Dong plays a free concert at Fort Worth Library, Thursday.

Preludes to Nothing

BIG TICKET
In the time of Bach, preludes were a genre of small musical pieces for the keyboard intended to introduce a larger work. However, in 1815 the German composer Johann Nepomuk Hummel published a set of piano preludes that were mea...


MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibit catches on at Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.

Night & Day

KRISTAIN LIN
WED ▪ 8 The Dallas VideoFest kicks off today with a screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s The Lodger, a 1926 film based on the story of Jack the Ripper. Later on the festival will show This Is Spinal Tap, Charles Burnett’s mast...



Fort Worth Library’s Contem?oraries

Big names — and even bigger ideas — abound in this impressive group show.
ANTHONY MARIANI
Ah, Fort Worth Library, or should we say, “The artist formerly known as Fort Worth Public Library”? You are now so much more than mere depository of books or, as we like to call them, “stupid things that are hard,” alth...


Booking Confusion

Libraries were barely saved from the chopping block, but now expansion is recommended.
DAN McGRAW
Pedro Herrera is sitting at a table at the Fort Worth Library’s Northside branch on a Saturday afternoon with three little kids. They aren’t his; he is helping out a friend whose budget and work schedule make it tough to pa...



It Looked Like This

Big Ticket
One of Fort Worth’s more interesting art shows is opening on Thursday evening at the Fort Worth Central Public Library. Hidden Views contains objects of particular note from the museum’s archives, and it’s all attractivel...


Holiday Getaways

Big Ticket
TCU’s KinoMonda film series is usually a place for foreign fare, but this week they’re taking a break from that to present something local. Tom Huckabee’s road-trip comedy Carried Away is about a young man from Fort Worth...



“Picture Pete” Still on View

Peter Feresten’s art-documentary photographs have taken on a second life.
COURTNEY ORTEGA
Known to his biker buddies as “Picture Pete,” Peter Feresten was an incomparable photographer and teacher. After his death in 2007, there was some concern over the fate of his archives: innumerable negatives, prints, and au...


Gallery

Sophy Sam
Gallery
Nature enthusiasts know that Texas has a wide range of wildflowers, sometimes growing in the least likely places. Sophy Sam’s photographs capture these specimens in their natural habitat. They’re up on display at Fort Worth...



Grouchy

Last Call
Here’s the thing: I applaud anyone who opens a business right now, especially if the business is in booze. Economists look at the construction industry as a means of gauging the health and well-being of the nation’s...


Learning to Love Big Gas

Don Young
In his Aug. 26 Fort Worth Weekly report, “The Big Takeover,” Peter Gorman wrote about all the bad publicity that natural gas extractors have been getting lately. But the industry isn’t worried: It has found ot...