Fort Worth Music

Shipping and Receiving Has Arrived

Is it just me or is business parlance becoming hip? North Texas already has more than a few bars with names like The Office or Throckmorton Mining Company, and now Fort Worth is adding to the trend. Shipping and Receiving Bar, located on the fringes of the Near... Read on

Enjoy Fort Worth Outdoors this Spring

Spring has sprung in Fort Worth, and I couldn’t be more excited. Spring is sometimes short-lived in Texas with that infamous hot weather here by May so you have to soak up the beautiful spring weather while you have the chance. And Fort Worth has TONS of activities to... Read on

2014 Main Street Fort Worth Arts Festival

If you had absolutely any lingering doubt, despite the calendar indicating it’s well past March 21, that spring had sprung in Fort Worth, then the Main Street Fort Worth Arts Festival is the annual guarantor of the shedding of winter and the greeting of hoped-for sunny... Read on

McCammon Voice Competition

In 2010 a friend asked if I had ever heard about the McCammon Voice Competition. I said, “No....what is it?” She said “It is an international voice competition for emerging opera singers, and it is this Saturday at Bass Hall. Why don’t you come?” So, I went. Having... Read on

Four ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Fort Worth

When your last name is Kelly, the St. Patrick’s Day holiday inevitably claims a very special place in your heart. Some of my fondest childhood memories come from sitting in the living room of my grandparents’ apartment, watching coverage of New York’s St. Patrick Day... Read on

Untapped Music Festival

How ironic that really nothing is left “untapped” in terms of music, food, and, especially, drink, in the 2014 edition of the Untapped Music Festival uncorking on March 8. Distilled down to its very essence, the Untapped Festival fetes great beer and great music,... Read on

Last minute Fort Worth Valentine's Day dining options

The calendar is proving uncommonly cruel in 2014, especially for those who are genetically incapable of planning meals more than a week in advance: Not only is Valentine’s Day fast approaching, but this year it takes place on Friday. In mathematical terms, that means... Read on

Free Family Fun in Fort Worth

Looking for something to do with the family this weekend that won’t break the bank?  Fort Worth has plenty of FREE options for families to brush up on their culture, get some fresh air, and learn how things work. The Way Things Work and Other Science-y Explorations Burea... Read on

Ghost: The Musical on at the Bass Performance Hall

Even if you’re not a movie buff, it’s hard to forget 1990’s movie, Ghost, and the perfectly formed tears the actress, Demi Moore, shed as she thought of her late husband (played by the late-actor, Patrick Swayze) as she recalls their tragically curtailed marriage, much... Read on

Family Fun Friday: Concerts with Fort Worth Symphony

Introduce your children to joy of music with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s Adventures in Music: Education Series. These programs are designed to engage the interests of children at all ages and make the first concert experience a memorable one for your little... Read on

Cliburn gold medalist, Olga Kern, officially opens the...

If one of Fort Worth’s favorite classical musical darlings, 2001 Cliburn Competition Gold Medalist, Olga Kern, makes a return engagement to cut the musical ribbon on a newly opened Fort Worth concert space, that venue is absolutely, positively, and undeniably opened.  ... Read on

Blue Man Group Tickets at Bass Performance Hall

Blue Man Group is back in Fort Worth January 17-19, 2014 for six shows only! It might be hard to imagine strobe lights, electronic music and men covered with paint in the pristine Bass Performance Hall, but the hall’s superb acoustics and amazing views from any seat... Read on

Bad Boys of Broadway in Concert at Casa Manana

Clearly Casa Manana’s fast approaching show, Bad Boys of Broadway in Concert, owes more than a little debt to the possibly apocryphal line uttered by that saucy quote-mistress, Mae West:  “When I’m good, I’m very good, but when I’m bad, I’m better.” As "bad," as in... Read on

A Fort Worth Food Lover’s New Year’s Resolutions

Sure, New Year’s resolutions are often a fool’s game – just because the calendar has changed, it doesn’t mean you’re not going to get lazy and avoid cleaning your oven for as long as humanly possible. Nonetheless, I can’t help but follow the time-honored tradition. And,... Read on

Ring in 2014 at the New Sundance Square Plaza

If you haven't made plans yet for New Year's Eve 2013, you're in luck because this year, Fort Worth offers a new and free tradition at the Sundance Square New Year's Eve Celebration in the beautiful new Plaza. After dining out on the town (reservations are highly... Read on

Holiday Fun at Panther Island ICE

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year at Fort Worth's first outdoor ice skating rink, Panther Island Ice! Located near downtown Fort Worth, next to Coyote Drive-In, this winter wonderland is the perfect place to meet a group of friends, go on a holiday... Read on

Texas Ballet Theater presents The Nutcracker

It’s a tradition folded in, Origami-like, within a tradition: A performance of The Nutcracker ballet, anywhere really, has become totally synonymous with ringing in the holiday season – with its at once familiar and heart-warming grace, style, and merriment that truly... Read on

Piano Pavilion Grand Opening Celebration Festivities at...

Only a few years ago, it would have been almost heretical to imagine an annex or expansion to what, to architecture buffs, and even non-great-building groupies, was one of the most perfect museums ever conceived: Louis Kahn’s Kimbell Art Museum. But then Renzo Piano, a... Read on