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Pilcher: “Writers know what other writers are going through, no matter what stage [of their careers] they’re in.”

Words with Friends

As a longtime English teacher and librarian with the Fort Worth school district, Rachel Pilcher has had a lot of experience advising young writers...

North Texas Giving Day is Sept 18

As you’ve probably heard from various media outlets, tomorrow (Thu Sept 18) is 2014 North Texas Giving Day, the sixth annual donations event that...
As with “Unseasonably Cool,” mischief pervades Judy Youngblood’s paintings, prints, and mixed-media works.

The Friendly Skies

There’s an inspired goofiness and an inviting tactility to many of the paintings, prints, and mixed-media works in Changing Weather, Judy Youngblood’s current show...
Fort Worth’s Tony Saladino abstracts one particular historic district in his painting “Fort Worth Stockyards Revisited II.”

The Art of Preservation

Beneath the violet glow of dusk and across a dark, empty parking lot, a closed Costco megastore spills funnels of soft white light downward,...

Second Life’s a Stage

Singer-songwriter Matthew Broyles is setting up for a gig. He’s seated in front of a microphone with his playlist at his feet, tuning his...
Disney alum Anneliese van der Pol starred in Prism Theatric’s inaugural production, Thoroughly Modern Millie.

Prism Theatrics Arrives

Matthew Blake Floyd’s professional journey has come full circle. After learning the ropes of musical theater as a student at Casa Mañana and eventually...

Rahr’s Visionary Brew Hitting the Streets

Rahr’s annual Visionary Brew is on the way. Brewed in celebration of our annual Visionary Awards, three $500 cash prizes awarded to three outstanding up-and-coming...
Blood Aces: The Wild Ride of Benny Binion, the Texas Gangster Who Created Vegas Poker, By Doug J. Swanson. Viking Press; 368 pps.; $27.95

Benny and the Bad Boys

Doug J. Swanson’s new book is laugh-out-loud funny — odd, since it’s about a semi-illiterate gangster who left a trail of dead bodies from...
The cast of The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon: The Musical! includes Haltom High alumni and local drama teachers.

Mr. Zolidis’ Opus

The way The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon: The Musical! found its groove is something of a fairy tale. Originally written in 2007 by playwright Don...
Motley’s “Octoroon Girl” probably traversed a difficult path to luxury.

mood indigo

After a glance at several of the paintings in the national exhibit Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist, currently on view at the Amon Carter...