Fort Worth Convention and visitors Bureau Blog

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Abel Casillas

Squeezebox Bandits’ star is on the rise. The band that is known for maintaining a bustling schedule is increasingly featured at high-profile performances organized by Visit Fort Worth and large festivals. Frontman Abel Casillas said his band will soon be featured on the popular TV series Texas…

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Chile en Nogada Festival

Don Artemio PRESENTS: Chile en Nogada FESTIVAL Chiles en Nogada appears in the history of Mexico with the confirmation of the independence of the Republic on August 28, 1821. In honor of this historic event, Don Artemio Restaurant Presents Festival del Chile en Nogada, when we will feature this…

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Pan de Muerto y Dia de los Muertos

Pan de Muerto has arrived. In panaderias across Fort Worth you can now find the Mexican sweet bread next to conchas, cuernos, marranitos, and other pan dulce. Pan de Muerto is prepared and eaten leading up to Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) observed the 1st and 2nd of November. Not to be…

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Louie the Singer on Family, Faith, and R&B

In mid-2009, Louie the Singer left a lucrative music tour to return home to Fort Worth to raise his then two-year-old son. The decision to leave Los Angeles is one that Louie said he doesn’t regret. Now a father of four, the songwriter, performer, and producer is preparing to co-headline Centro Popular at Wild Acre Live, the new music stage near Wild Acre Brewing Company…

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