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PERPENDICULAR TO THE FORCE OF GRAVITY  
William Campbell Contemporary Art - Perpendicular to the Force of Gravity
Exhibition: October 21 - November 25, 2017 - Reception: Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 6 to 8 pm
Artist: Beverly Penn
The exhibition-her first solo show at the gallery-will include Penn's signature metal constructions generated from botanical forms and exploring nature's innate drive to propagate, even as humankind seeks to categorize, manipulate, and control it.
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A111 Home  
Artspace111 - Recent Works
Exhibition: October 26 - December 2, 2017
Artist: Danville Chadbourne
Reception: Thursday, October 26, 2017, 5 - 8:30pm
Artspace111 is proud to present an exhibition of recent work by artist Danville Chadbourne. Chadbourne's organic totems and wall sculptures, formed from earthen materials, emulate organisms found and unfound in our natural world. The artist's prolific career has yielded an expansive body of work that faithfully uses simple design to express a complex exploration of origin and consciousness.
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Stage West - Life Sucks  
Stage West - Life Sucks
Performance: October 14 through November 12, 2017
By: Aaron Posner
Life is, like, really hard sometimes. It's hard to be the hot chick everyone wants, but no one understands. Or the not-so-hot chick with the heart of gold. Or the middle-aged guy insightful enough to see the cavernous depth of his own failings. Stage West presents Life Sucks., a quirky, charming, and deeply human comedy which is the next installment in Aaron Posner's Chekhov cycle, beginning a 5-week regional premiere run on Thursday, October 12.
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Circle Theatre  
Circle Theatre - Application Pending
Performance: October 19 - November 18, 2017
By: Greg Edwards and Andy Sandberg
On the day applications are due at Edgely Prep, an elite Manhattan private school, the head of admissions is ousted in a scandal. Christine Evans, a Kindergarten assistant, is unexpectedly thrust into the job. With phones ringing off the hook, she must balance beleaguered applicants, incompetent administrators, and an army of parents who will stop at nothing to get their kids in. Greg Edwards & Andy Sandberg's comedy, explores the cutthroat world of kindergarten admissions and what it ultimately means to be a good parent.
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Amphibian Stage Productions  
Amphibian Stage Productions - A Lost Leonardo
Performance: Friday, October 13 through Sunday, November 5, 2017
By: David Davalos
His artistic career is in ruins, and Leonardo da Vinci is renouncing his fickle Muse for good. Taking a "vow of utility," he turns to scientific exploration and accepts an appointment with Cesare Borgia, the powerful and ruthless leader. Together they will build technological wonders to change the world. But the catastrophic potential of Leonardo's creation may be more than he could have foreseen. After a brief time with Borgia, he realizes the job is not what he expected, and he returns to art to create his masterpiece, the Mona Lisa.
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FORT WORKS ART  
Fort Works Art - ADRIFT
Exhibition on Display: September 13 - October 28, 2017
Opening Reception: September 15, 2017 | 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Featuring Dohoney's signature combination of realism and exquisite trompe l'oeil technique, the show -- titled Adrift -- showcases a series of 24 captivatingly lifelike seascapes. Inspired by the scenario of a ship moored by the stillness of the wind, each gentle and serene work represents a meditation on contrasts, highlighting the churning waters of the sea against the tranquility and peacefulness of the mind. Painted as reactions to and reflections on current events and inward struggles, the exhibition welcomes viewers into an immersive...
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Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth  
Kimbell Art Museum - Casanova: The Seduction Of Europe
On view in the Louis I. Kahn Building
Exhibition: August 27, 2017 to December 31, 2017
Casanova: The Seduction of Europe explores the 18th century across Europe through the eyes of one of its most colorful characters, Giacomo Casanova (1725-1798). Renowned in modern times for his amorous pursuits, Casanova lived not only in Italy, but in France and England, and his travels took him to the Ottoman Empire and to meet Catherine the Great in Saint Petersburg. Bringing together paintings, sculpture, works on paper, furnishings, porcelains, silver and period costume, Casanova will bring this world to life.
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Between the Lines: Gego as Printmaker  
Amon Carter Museum - Between Lines:Gego as Printmaker
Exhibition: February 7, 2017 - August 6, 2017
From zigzags and curves to diagonals and scribbles, this small exhibition of prints by abstract artist Gego (1912–1994) celebrates the vibrant diversity of line. While primarily known as a kinetic sculptor, Gego explored the printing process's potential for creating intricate linear patterns while working at the Tamarind Lithography Workshop in Los Angeles in 1966. Drawn from the Amon Carter's collection, these richly saturated lithographs reflect Gego's interest in the intersection between line and space. Her choice of dramatic blacks and reds, contrasted with the lightly colored paper sheet, highlights the images generated by negative space...
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Highlights from the Permanent Collection  
The Modern - Highlights from the Permanent Collection
Exhibition: Feb 11, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017
The Modern maintains one of the foremost collections of modern and contemporary international art in the central United States. Various movements, themes, and styles are represented, including Abstract Expressionism, Color Field painting, Pop art, and Minimalism, as well as aspects of New Image Painting from the 1970s and beyond, recent developments in abstraction and figurative sculpture, and contemporary movements in photography, video, and digital imagery.
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Arts Fifth Avenue  
Arts Fifth Avenue - Fall 2016 Classes Are Now In Session!

Welcome to Arts Fifth Avenue (A5A) in Fort Worth, TX ...where the arts are alive, waiting for you to discover, experience, and express at our eclectic neighborhood visual and performing arts center. Located at the corner of 5th Avenue and West Allen Avenue in the Fairmount Southside Historic District of Fort Worth, we invite you to enjoy a variety of classes in the performing and visual arts for ages 4 years to adult. Also enjoy our productions of theatre, music, art exhibitions, dance concerts and much more.

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A Piece Of Work  
A Piece Of Work

A Piece of Work Fort Worth's first interactive art lounge, provides a stimulating experience for paint and wine lovers. The concept is unique and simple: bring your friends, your favorite bottle of wine and uncork your creativity to paint your own masterpiece. Offering interactive paint classes where participants follow along as local artists provide "follow the leader" instruction, no artistic experience is necessary.


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REDLETTERPRINTS  
Redletterprints: Fine Art Printmaking

With a background in printmaking and film from the University of Texas at Arlington' Olivia Reneé Saldivar (aka Redletterprints) began her sordid affair with art and international cinema at the age 12 and it shows no signs of abating. Sometimes she combines the two. However' instead of talking about art movements and giving a soliloquy on spacial aggregation' Olivia instead prefers to showcase the desolation and possible hope that is the southwestern urban landscape.

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Stockyards Station  
Stockyards Station

There's no place in Texas like the Fort Worth Stockyards Station. Located in the heart of the National Historic District' Stockyards Station exemplifies Texas by providing an exciting blend of old and new. There are over 25 shops' including an art gallery' clothing shops' pottery' candles' a saddlery' a photography studio and much more. Walking tours of the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards' Depot for the Tarantula Steam Train - the only operational steam train in Texas! Horseback Riding' Home of the Fort Worth Herd' and be sure to visit the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame.
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FOREST PARK MINIATURE RAILROAD  
Forest Park Miniature Railroad

This year, the Forest Park Miniature Railroad will begin its summer schedule on Saturday, 2 March 2013. Our summer schedule is, weather permitting: Tuesday through Friday 10:00am to 5:00-5:30pm, Saturday and Sunday 10:00am to 6:00-6:30pm Weather permitting is still defined as sunny and fifty degrees or above, no appreciable precipitation, no appreciable wind. Weather may affect our opening times, closing times, and the frequency of trains (every hour, every forty-five to fifty minutes, or every twenty minutes when two trains are running). You may call us at 817-336-3328 to see if we are open and to find the latest information...
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