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FREE! Fort Worth Jazz Series Featuring Vocalist Breggett Rideau ~ Thursday, July 21

 

Take a musical journey from the 20th century roots of Jazz to the diverse sounds of the present, with Fort Worth Library’s annual Third Thursday Jazz Series. Featuring an outstanding list of internationally and locally known talent, the lineup offers everything from latin jazz to the blues.  All concerts are FREE and open to the public and take place on the 3rd Thursday of each month through September.

July’s Third Thursday Jazz Series Features Breggett Rideau & Her All Female Group | Thursday, July 21 ~ 6:30PM
Vocalist Breggett Rideau and her all female group perform music from the heart and soul of a woman, featuring Jazz, Soul, R&B, Blues and Rock ‘n’ Roll selections. This grammy-nominated jazz songstress has garnered critical acclaim for her talents, and as a vocalist, her music stints have encompassed sharing the stage with such greats as Wynton Marsalis and Marcus Miller.

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What: Visit the Third Thursday Jazz Series website for more info.
When: Thursday, July 21 ~ 6:30pm. See the monthly lineup below for additional concert dates.
Where:  In the Gallery of the Fort Worth Central Library. Park FREE for 2½ hours at 2 nearby garages by validating your ticket at the library’s circulation desk — Third Street Garage (at Third and Taylor) OR City Place North Garage (at the corner of Belknap and Taylor streets).  There are also 2-hour and 10-hour parking meters around the library that offer FREE parking after 6:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE, no ticket required.

Third Thursday Jazz Series Future Date Lineup

  • August 18 – An Evening with the Music of Kurt Weill  | The Stefan Karlsson Quintet will feature the music of the highly acclaimed German composer, Kurt Weill.
  • September 15 – Hot Latin Jazz Vibes!  |  Join the Dana Sudborough Latin Jazz Quartet for original Latin Jazz music by vibraphonist and composer Dana Sudborough.

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FREE Fort Worth 3rd Thursday Jazz Series — 7th Season Begins May 19!

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Take a musical journey from the 20th century roots of Jazz to the diverse sounds of the present with Fort Worth Library’s annual Third Thursday Jazz Series. Featuring an outstanding list of internationally and locally known talent, the monthly lineup offers everything from latin jazz to the blues.  All concerts are FREE and open to the public and run the 3rd of each month, May through September.

Third Thursday Jazz Series Lineup

May 19The Delfeayo Marsalis Quintet | From the famous Marsalis family, Delfeayo is one of the top trombonists, composers and producers in jazz today. Known for his technical excellence, inventive mind and frequent touches of humor, he is one of the best, most imaginative and musical of the trombonists of his generation.

June 16 – An Evening with Fort Worth Jazz Legends – Ornette Coleman, Dewey Redman, King Curtis and Cornell Dupree | As part of Fort Worth Local History Month, we are honoring Fort Worth musical greats. Born and raised in the area’s rich, diverse and creative musical environment, these musicians created their own forms and styles of expression from what they heard and are now honored around the world.

July 21 – Women in Jazz  | Vocalist Breggett Rideau and her all female group perform music from the heart and soul of a woman featuring Jazz, Soul, R&B, Blues and Rock ‘n’ Roll.

August 18 – An Evening with the Music of Kurt Weill  | The Stefan Karlsson Quintet will feature the music of the highly acclaimed German composer, Kurt Weill.

September 15 – Hot Latin Jazz Vibes!  |  Join the Dana Sudborough Latin Jazz Quartet for original Latin Jazz music by vibraphonist and composer Dana Sudborough.

Details, details
What:
Visit the Third Thursday Jazz Series website for more info.
When: 6:30 p.m. on the 3rd Thursday, May to September. See the monthly lineup above for specific concert dates.
Where: In the Gallery of the Fort Worth Central Library. Park FREE for 2½ hours at 2 nearby garages by validating your ticket at the library’s circulation desk — Third Street Garage (at Third and Taylor) OR City Place North Garage (at the corner of Belknap and Taylor streets).  There are also 2-hour and 10-hour parking meters around the library that offer FREE parking after 6:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE, no ticket required.

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Save the Date — FREE Art in the Dark Community Event at Fort Worth’s Amon Carter Museum, February 18

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The Amon Carter Museum of American Art is offering a fun and FREE event packed with activities for all ages — Art in the Dark, Thursday, February 18.  Everyone is invited to experience the Amon Carter at night with art making, exhibit tours, music, films, interactive demonstrations, and more inspired by the special exhibition American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood.

:: Schedule of Events

Art Making 5:30–9:30 p.m.
Decorate a popcorn tin!
Light up the night with a film-themed votive!

Art Search 5:30–9:30 p.m.
Explore the galleries with a fun art search. Pick up a question sheet (both adult and family versions are available), complete the search, and claim your prize!

Hollywood Costume Contest
Dress up as your favorite movie character and have the chance to win a prize!
Registration for 12 years and under: 5:30–6:15 p.m.
Registration for 13 years and up: 5:30–8:30 p.m.
For safety purposes, no masks or weapons please.

Hollywood Hits with the David Brehm Trio 5:30–9:30 p.m.
Listen to Hollywood film hits played by the David Brehm Trio. Writer, producer, and guitarist David L. Brehm has developed a unique guitar style over the years. David will often loop his own rhythm guitar playing so he can improvise during the solo sections of certain songs. With a repertoire that includes original tunes, as well as an extensive jazz, pop, and Latin catalog, David Brehm delivers an unforgettable musical experience.

PicFlips Photo Booth 5:30–9:30 p.m.
Make your own mini-moving picture with PicFlips Flipbooks—grab your friends, strike a few red-carpet-worthy poses, and leave with a flipbook starring you!

Amon Carter Art After Dark

Popcorn Bar 5:30–9:30 p.m.
Make a stop at the popcorn bar to create the perfect movie-watching mix.

Pop-up Library 5:30–9:30 p.m.
Take a break and enjoy books connected to the special exhibition.

Short Films 5:30–9:30 p.m.
Enjoy a few Academy Award-winning animated shorts.
Flowers and Trees (1932)
Three Little Pigs (1933)
The Country Cousin (1936)
The Dot and the Line (1965)
Paperman (2012)

Social Media Art Search 6 p.m.
Check Instagram and Twitter starting at 6 p.m. #ACMartsearch

Spotlight Tours 6:30–8 p.m.
Swing by the special exhibition galleries and chat with a docent about American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood.

Wacky Wardrobe Challenge 7 p.m.
Get your creative juices flowing during this exciting costuming activity. Just bring a friend and your imagination!

Special Exhibition Tour 8 p.m.
Engage with assistant curator Maggie Adler during this tour of American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood.

Thomas Hart Benton (1889­–1975) The Kentuckian, 1954

Have fun with food! Everyone is welcome to experience the Amon Carter at night with art making, tours, music, films, interactive demonstrations, and more inspired by the special exhibition Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture, and Cuisine. No reservations are required.

Schedule of Events

Art Making for All Ages
5:30–9:30 p.m.
Decorate a reusable lunch bag
Create magnetic miniature artworks

Art Search
5:30–9:30 p.m.
Work up an appetite by finding food-themed artworks in the galleries. Pick up a question sheet (both adult and family versions are available), complete the search, and claim your prize!

Cupcake Decorating with Central Market
5:30–9:30 p.m.
Decorate a miniature cupcake to look like a berry pie and enjoy your creation on the museum’s front porch.

Food Trucks and Outdoor Fun
5:30–9:30 p.m.
Have fun on the museum’s lawn by tossing a beach ball, throwing a flickering Frisbee with friends, or grabbing a bite to eat from a food truck*.
*Food available for purchase.

Music with Eric Martin
5:30–9:30 p.m.
Enjoy the melodic sounds of the xylophone during an ongoing performance by local percussionist Eric Martin.

Selections from Food Design, a film by Martin Hablesreiter and Sonja Stummerer
5:30–9:30 p.m.
Food Design (2010) takes a look at the secret chambers of a major manufacturer of food, where designers and scientists are defining tomorrow’s favorite culinary treat. It shows how form, color, smell, consistency, the sounds made during eating, manufacturing technique, history, and stories are all aspects of food and eating that both influence food design and are created by it. This film includes subtitles.
Courtesy Icarus Films

Tarrant Area Food Bank Donation Station
5:30–9 p.m.
Help those in need by donating a non-perishable food item to the Tarrant Area Food Bank. For each item donated, a ticket will be entered in a raffle to win an Amon Carter swag bag!

Family Tour
5:45–6:30 p.m.
Join the Amon Carter’s professional gallery teachers to discover works of art, share your observations, and get creative in the galleries. This tour is best for children ages 12 and under with their adult companions.

Dining Through the Ages with Anne Paup, Etiquette Consultant
Sessions begin at 6, 7, and 8 p.m.
Mind your manners and learn the basics of dining etiquette and the history behind it during this fun demonstration with Etiquette and Protocol Consultant Anne Paup.

Cheese Tastings with Elizabeth Northern, Owner of Magnolia Cheese Company
Tastings begin at 6:30, 7:30, and 8:30 p.m.
Taste and learn about unique local cheeses during this delectable presentation with cheesemonger Elizabeth Northern, proprietor of Magnolia Cheese Company in Fort Worth’s Near Southside neighborhood.
Please note: There are a limited number of seats per session. Free tickets to sessions will be available in Gallery 21 thirty minutes before each session begins.

Adult Tour
8–8:45 p.m.
Join Margi Conrads, deputy director of art and research, as she shares her favorite works of art in the special exhibition Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture, and Cuisine.

This program is made possible in part by Central Market.

– See more at: http://www.cartermuseum.org/calendar#sthash.aKTfjMCc.dpuf

Details, details

What:  Get more details about the Art in the Dark program, here.
When:  Thursday, February 18 from 5:30pm–9:30pm
Where:  Amon Carter Museum, 3501 Camp Bowie Boulevard.
Get directions and parking details here.
Cost: FREE!  Entrance to this event and Amon Carter’s Museum is always FREE (but donations are appreciated).

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$10 OFF BJ’s Restaurant Printable Coupon

BJ’s Restaurant, one of our favorite casual weekend eateries and spots to get pizza, has a nice $10 OFF $35 coupon you can use towards your next meal.  Here’s the scoop:

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What:  Print out the $10 OFF BJ’s Restaurant coupon here.
When:  Offer valid through June 18, 2015
Where:  Find a BJ’s Restaurants near you here
The Small Print (Only Made Larger):  Receive $10 off your order with minimum purchase of $35. One offer per check, per visit. Cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts. No cash value. Not valid toward the purchase of alcoholic beverages, gift cards or beer dinners. Tax and gratuity not included. Valid for dine in or take out through 06/18/15.

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FREE Cliburn Finalist Performance — Thursday, October 23

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As part of Cliburn in the Community, the Central library in Downtown Fort Worth will host a free performance by pianist Fei-Fei Dong, finalist in The Cliburn competition. A graduate of The Juilliard School, this exciting, gifted musician was a critic and crowd favorite at the 2013 Cliburn Competition. Ms. Dong will play a variety of pieces from the classical repertoire.

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What: For more information about the performance, click here.
When: Thursday, October 23, 2014, 6:30pm
Where: The Fort Worth Central Library gallery, 500 W. 3rd St. You can park on the street or in the 3rd St. & Taylor Parking Garage.
Cost: FREE — no ticket required.

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Big Lots 20% OFF Entire Purchase This Weekend

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This weekend, Big Lots is offering a special 20% OFF your entire purchase deal. This is a great time to fill in the gap on your food pantry, personal care items, office/school supplies and other household items.

There are two different ways to get 20% Off at Big Lots this weekend:

  1. Saturday, October 4:  If you are a Buzz Club Rewards members you can get a head-start on saving 20%.  Show your rewards card at checkout after 2PM on Saturday to get the 20% OFF your entire purchase. You can easily  become a Buzz Club Member online for FREE, here.
  2.  Sunday, October 5:  Print out the 20% OFF coupon you’ll find here (no membership needed) and use it anytime during Big Lot’s Sunday store hours to get the 20% OFF your total purchase.

Find a Big Lots Store location near you, here.

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FREE ADMISSION To Fort Worth Museums At “Day In The District” — Saturday, September 27

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Get FREE entrance to 9 of Fort Worth’s top museums and
cultural destinations this Saturday, September 27!
Fort Worth’s cultural side will shine during its annual Day in the District open-house event which takes place this Saturday. Nine cultural district destinations will offer FREE admission AND FREE family friendly entertainment, performances, activities, and other special events throughout the day.

Enjoy FREE transportation to participating cultural district locations, tooThe T will provide complimentary transportation throughout the cultural district from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., making it easy to enjoy a slice of every venue during this all day event.

Free destinations include:

  1. Amon Carter Museum
  2. Kimbell Art Museum
  3. Fort Worth Botanic Garden (Admission to Japanese Gardens is an extra fee.)
  4. Fort Worth Museum of Science and History (Omni Theater, Noble Planetarium, and special exhibitions are an additional charge.)
  5. National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame
  6. Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
  7. Log Cabin Village
  8. Fort Worth Community Arts Center
  9. Cattle Raisers Museum

Details, details
What: Learn more about the 9 participating museums and Day in the District website.  For the complete schedule of special programs and events at each location, click here .
Where: For a map and venue location details, go here.
Free parking is available at Farrington Field and in the UNT Health Science Center east parking garage.
When:
Saturday, September 27, 2014 ~ 10:00am to 5:00pm
Cost: FREE all day. Go here to learn about free parking and  transportation by The T.

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