Category - Arts and Culture
Mrs. Opal Lee, activist, educator and community leader well-known for her contributions in Fort Worth, was born in Marshall, Texas, and lived there for 10 years of her life. Her first recollections of Juneteenth - the holiday that commemorates the end of slavery on the date that news of the Emancipation Proclamation reached Texas in 1865 - were of the festivities held at the fairgrounds in the piney woods of her hometown.
Day One Get Around Downtown Downtown Fort Worth's walkability and connectivity are two of many reasons visitors love to stay in the heart of the city. Explore by foot or jump on Molly the Trolley, a free downtown circulator that stops at every major hotel and entertainment venue. Bike share
Get Around Downtown Downtown Fort Worth's walkability and connectivity are two of many reasons visitors love to stay in the heart of the city. Explore by foot or jump on Molly the Trolley, a free downtown circulator that stops at every major hotel and entertainment venue. Bike share options also
Like a Master Chef who pulls from a wide range of influences, accordionist Abel Casillas has created a sonic cuisine that reflects Texas’ rich musical tapestry. The Fort Worth native is best known as the singer/songwriter/arranger for Squeezebox Bandits, the uber-popular country/Tex-Mex quartet that
Cumbia is party music. With its instantly recognizable rhythm, plethora of instruments and blend of cultural influences, it’s no wonder that the cumbia is loved across Latin America. Originating in Colombia in the 17 th century, this blend of indigenous and African music and dance achieved massive
Thousands of Fort Worthians, Texans and folks from around the world had their eyes on a recent live-stream music show in the Near Southside. R&B sensation Leon Bridges and local singer-songwriter Abraham Alexander uplifted spirits as part of a fundraising concert that netted more than $60,000 for local artists.
Many Fort Worthians are turning to local live stream shows to unwind and relax after a long day of work and guiding their kid through remote learning classes. Local performing arts groups are using the opportunity to serve the Fort Worth community by providing homebound folks with online music lessons and tips for making music at home.