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Saturday Spotlight: TexasAACTFEst and Fort Worth Art Afaire

by Stephen Becker 20 Mar 2009 6:13 PM

Today in the Art&Seek spotlight, we feature a pair of Fort Worth arts festivals. For details on each:

FIND: For complete details on Fort Worth Art Afaire, visit its event page. For details on TexasAACTFest ’09, visit its event page.

REACT: TexasAACTFest ’09 is a collection of 10 theater companies competing to represent Texas at National AACTFest in Tacoma, Wash. If you made it to some of the performances, let us know who you think should represent the state.

DISCUSS: One of the selling points of Fort Worth Art Afaire is that the artists are in attendance to discuss their work with potential buyers. If you collect art, do you find that it becomes more meaningful when you’ve had a chance to talk about the piece with the artist? Or would you rather not have your personal reaction to the work clouded by the artist’s intentions?

CREATE: Have you ever considered writing a play yourself? There are several places online that can help you get started, including pages on ehow, wikihow and