Posts Tagged ‘local’

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.
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...


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...


Calling All Activists

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...

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


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...


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...

Wilkinson’s installation piece was on display during Bobby on Drums at Shipping & Receiving.

Art, Money, and Love

All the news these days seems to be about connecting Fort Worth’s underground with its institutions.
Eric Griffey
Institutional Support Is Coming? Fort Worth has plenty of great artists, but it hasn’t traditionally been a nurturing place for young talent. For every Nancy Lamb-type success story, there are a dozen equally skilled painters...

It’s fitting that this year’s Fall Gallery Night comes right after Labor Day Weekend, when all of us, especially artists, may need reminding that hard work is its own reward. Daniel Blagg’s oil painting “The Dream Keeper” will be part of a group show at Artspace 111.

Welcome to The Art Issue

Anthony Mariani
I can hear you now. “The Weekly’s selling out, brah!” And, indeed, you’d have every right to be startled by our fancy cover. But slow your roll, kemosabe. First of all, this is not the first time an advertiser has purch...

Maybe this guy will show up to the Mexico vs. Argentina game at AT&T Stadium, Tuesday.

Night & Day

Fort Worth Weekly
Wed 2 - Having avoided the sophomore slump with their album This Is All Yours from last year, the British group alt-J has proved themselves a band of many moods, ranging from aloof and refined to snarling and primitive. You can...