William Baird

Hi, my name is William Baird. I have a passion for getting to know different people and through that being able to learn about and understand their culture. I am a journalism major at TCU with a minor in Psychology and one day I hope to use all I have learned in these fields to help people in any way I can.

Rose Marine Theater hosts quarterly film series celebrating diversity in the Latino culture

A new film series dedicated to showing the diversity of the Latino culture begins at the Rose Marine theater. Fort Worth’s Human Relations Unit has partnered with Artes de la Rosa Cultural Center for the Arts, Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Hispanic Women’s Network of Texas to create the film series. Movies That Matter Latino went into planning after another movie event, “Latinos: 500 Years of History,” had success this past summer. “Film can be a powerful education tool,” sa

Wine store begins reconstruction after car crashes into it

A car crashing through the front entrance of a local winery may not have closed the doors, but the repairs to fix the damage have. A customer smashed through Put a Cork In It on Park Hill Drive in early December of last year. The customer was said to be reaching for her purse as she was parked in front of the store. She accidentally pressed the gas, causing her to speed over the curb and into the building. Construction began earlier in the week and has caused the store to temporarily close due

Vietnam Memorial Wall replica comes to the Stockyards Station

The Wall that Heals brought a more somber tone to the Fort Worth Stockyards Station during a four-day exhibition of a replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall. The aluminum wall ran horizontally along the bricks of East Exchange Avenue, rising from ground level on the ends to around five feet tall in the middle. The wall includes the names of the more than 58,000 men and women who were killed or listed as missing during the Vietnam War. The names are listed by day of casualty. They read from the c

Kimbell Art Museum to host exhibit dedicated to original architect

From March 26 to June 25, the Kimbell Art Museum will host an exhibit dedicated to the original architect of the museum. Louis Kahn was an award winning architect commissioned to be the museum’s architect in 1966. “The Kimbell’s Kahn-designed building is acknowledged the world over as an architectural masterpiece,” said Eric Lee, director of the Kimbell Art Museum, in a press release about the exhibit. “Visitors who come to this exhibition will get to know Kahn, the architect, and follow him o

Fort Worth set to begin annual arts festival in Downtown

Crowds are expected to gather in downtown Fort Worth as the Main St. Arts Festival begins set up for its 32nd annual event. The art festival will host a multitude of different artists, musicians and various food vendors from April 20-23. 213 total artists, some of which are award-winning, will be attending this year’s festival. Displays will show off artists’ skills in the form of photography, ceramics, pastels and more. Musicians will also be playing songs from all genres on the stages provi

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra celebrates 50 years of James Bond

James Bond fans gathered at the Bass Performance Hall to reminisce as the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra played iconic songs from popular spy movies. The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra hosted a three-day show at Bass Hall on 525 Commerce St from March 31 to April 2, celebrating 50 years of James Bond films along with several other classic movies. “007: The Music of James Bond” is a new traveling show that began touring in August of last year.  It showcases 20 of the most famous songs from variou
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