Thursday, September 20, 2012

Museum Day Live!

Several metroplex museums, including the Arlington Museum of Art, will be participating in Museum Day Live!, presented by Smithsonian Magazine. During this annual event, which will take place on Saturday, September 29, participating museums around the country open their doors to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live Ticket...for free!

You can find which museums are participating, how to get your ticket, good for two people, and more information about this event on the Museum Day Live FAQ page.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Timeless Concerts Highlights Composer Arthur Foote

A casual outdoor performance by Timeless Concerts will be hosted by Richard and Delores Pell at their Arlington/DWG residence Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012. Proceeds will benefit Timeless Concerts. The event, highlighting American composer Arthur Foote, begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person.

If you love the romantic, rich harmony of music by Brahms but are not familiar with American composer Arthur Foote, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by this composer, (1853-1937) often referred to as “the American Brahms. Foote was born near Boston, and received the first master of arts degree awarded by an American university from Harvard.

Timeless Concerts musicians will perform Foote's 1st Piano Trio (pianist Robert Smith, violinist LeeAnne Chenoweth and cellist Karen Maddox Smith). Also on the program, the works of everyone’s favorite American composers from George Gershwin to Oscar Hammerstein, movie themes and more!” The musicians will be accompanied by baritone David Robinson and soprano Sabrina Romero on some of the most beloved American songs.

A preview of Timeless Concerts' upcoming selections for 2013 will also be presented. Post-concert pianist, Erik Barnes, will provide more music from the “American songbook” for dancing, or just listening while enjoying your favorite beverage…make your request!

Tickets: Timeless Concerts requests a $50 tax deductible donation per person for admittance. Please make reservations; call 817-303-4189 or E-mail:

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

FWADA 2012 Fall Gallery Night

The Fort Worth Art Dealer’s Association (FWADA) is hosting their Fall Gallery Night so that everyone can view the visual arts and our community’s unique cultural richness. This year's Fall Gallery Night is Saturday, September 8. Most participants are open from noon to 9 pm. Take a stroll through participating galleries, museums, retail businesses, and area restaurants, and enjoy the many artists featured during this community event. Gallery Night is free and open to the public.

Participating venues in the Arlington area include Eclectic Expressions, The Upstairs Gallery, and The Gallery at UTA. You can download the Fall Gallery Night brochure and map from the FWADA website or pick them up at many of the participating institutions.