Fort Worth Convention and visitors Bureau Blog

Must-See Live Shows in March

We've banded together (no pun intended) to bring you a monthly roundup of live shows in Fort Worth. February 28-March 2 Fort Worth Music Festival & Conference Held at the Stockyards, the Fort Worth Music Festival & Conference is a networking conference for aspiring managers, promoters, musicians…

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Where to Get Panaderias in Fort Worth

There's nothing like enjoying your favorite pan dulce with a cup of coffee to start your Saturday morning (or any morning, honestly). Luckily, Fort Worth is full of panaderias where you can get your favorite baked goods. Panaderias Don Goyo With two locations in the city, you are bound to be just…

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Unexpected Stories: Derrick and Kesha Walker

Derrick and Kesha Walker Pitmaster and Pâtissier, Smoke-A-Holics BBQ Derrick Walker blends soul food and BBQ, two cuisines that have shaped the Fort Worth culinary scene. At Smoke-A-Holics, pitmaster Derrick sources the best quality meats and sides for a truly delicious experience. Kesha Walker is…

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Unexpected Stories:Brett Bowden

Brett Bowden Owner, Printed Threads Filmmaker: 613 Media Brett Bowden is a true ambassador for the community. The business that started in Brett’s garage, focusing on Fort Worth bands and artists, has grown into a full-service merchandising company that specializes in screen printing…

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Unexpected Stories: Erica Silverman

Erica Silverman Director, Red Productions Filmmaker: Red Productions The hyphen takes on new meaning with Erica Silverman. She is a writer-director-editor-mom-partner-friend-Fort Worth resident. She’s worked with the likes of Avril Lavigne and Leon Bridges, and now flexes her creative muscles…

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Unexpected Stories: Amy McNutt

Amy McNutt Owner & Executive Chef Spiral Diner, Maiden, Dreamboat Donuts & Scoops Filmmaker: James M. Johnston Does life imitate art? According to Amy McNutt, it does. She took her appreciation for Fort Worth’s museums in the Cultural District and turned it into a concept for her restaurant…

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Unexpected Stories: Jana Renee

Jana Renee Artist Filmmaker: Panther City Films Jana Renee was not born in Fort Worth, but the city is now marked with her creativity. When she moved to Fort Worth from Boston, she quickly fell in with a set of local artists who saw her talent and encouraged her growth. Though she’d never…

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Unexpected Stories: TaKiyah Wallace-McMillian

TaKiyah Wallace-McMillian Founder & Executive Director, Brown Girls Do Ballet Filmmaker: Lowtown Studios The movement that TaKiyah Wallace-McMillian ignited began with a humble desire: to open a door for her daughter. Now, Brown Girls Do Ballet is a non-profit organization that promotes…

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Unexpected Stories: Dr. Lisa Langston

Dr. Lisa Langston FWISD Director of Athletics Filmmaker: Beastman Productions Lisa Langston began her career long before she worked for Fort Worth Independent School District. As a basketball player and track runner at Texas A&M, Lisa understood first-hand the impact of sports on a student…

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