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It’s a frigid start to February this week, but tasty events bring opportunities to warm up once the coldest weather passes. Get cozy with hand-made pasta and wine, a dim sum cooking class, two new Sunday brunch launches, and a complimentary educational class to watch online from the warmth of your own home.

Thursday, February 2

An Evening with Batasiolo Wine Dinner
Only 11 lucky individuals get to partake in this four-course dinner set to take place in il Modo’s intimate pasta-making room. Wines from Beni Di Batasiolo Winery will be paired with each course. Reservations are $199, plus tax and gratuity, and include valet parking. Dinner begins at 6 pm.

Saturday, February 4

Who Eats Cornbread? Who Eats Biscuits? Baking and Texas Identity Webinar by the TCU Center for Texas Studies
Curl up at home with hot biscuits or cornbread while watching this tasty and educational webinar led by Rebecca Sharpless, professor of history at TCU. She’ll talk through the history of baking in Texas and the American South, speaking from research conducted for her latest book, Grain and Fire. Learn who used white cornmeal, who used yellow, who used sugar, who didn’t, flour to fat ratios, and why it all matters. The free webinar begins at 10:30 am.

Jazz Brunch Launch at The Fitzgerald
The Camp Bowie Boulevard restaurant will channel New Orleans vibes with the launch of its new jazz brunch. The live jazz pianist will provide tunes on Fitzgerald’s heated patio both Saturday and Sundays from 11 am-2 pm. Plan for brunch dishes like crab cake Benedict, shrimp and grits, crawfish omelets, and bananas Foster banana pudding.

Dim Sum Time at Indulge Cooking Studio
The downtown cooking studio located inside Third Street Market hosts an array of classes regularly. This one will feature dim sum, the traditional Chinese meal made up of small plates featuring various dumplings and snacks. The menu will include chicken shumai, Chinese greens, spring rolls, and an egg custard tart. The class is $89 and will begin at 11 am.

Sunday, February 5

New Sunday Brunch at Craft & Vine
The Roanoke restaurant, wine bar, and craft cocktail lounge will launch Sunday brunch with new buffet-style stations. Enjoy eggs Benedict, a carving station, waffle bar, and more, as well as champagne flights, a build-your-own Bloody Mary bar, and even a bar cart for crafting Old Fashioneds. The price is $39 per person and $15 for kids 12 and under. Brunch service begins at 10 am and the live music starts at 11 am.

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Cheers to the top Fort Worth restaurants for New Year's Day 2023 brunch

Holiday dining

New Year's Day falls on a Sunday this year. Even more, January 1 is National Bloody Mary Day. If that’s not enough reason to celebrate the start of 2023 with brunch, we don’t know what is. Here are some top spots to consider when making New Year’s Day brunch plans (the list is likely to grow). Cheers to a great 2023!

B&B Butchers & Restaurant
The fancy steakhouse in the Shops at Clearfork will host its annual “Hangover Cure Brunch” with live music, brunch cocktails, and a New Year’s Day special of black-eyed peas and greens. Brunch service will run from 11 am-3 pm.

Blue Mesa
Go hungry for one of the most abundant brunches in town. The New Year’s Day edition of Blue Mesa’s brunch will feature carved ginger-chipotle glazed pork tenderloin, red chile glazed ham, smoked brisket, and grilled salmon with fresh fruit salsa. There’ll also be the traditional eggs made-to-order, Belgian waffles, and New Year’s staples like black-eyed peas, cornbread, and greens. The $30price includes mimosas, coffee, iced tea, and soft drinks. The price for kids 6-11 is $10. Hours are from 9 am-4 pm.

El Chingon
Toast 2023 with tacos and tequila at the West 7th district Mexican restaurant, bar, and late-night hot spot. Hangovers can be cured with $5 tequila-based bloody Marias or go big with a mimosa tour. The $50 large format cocktail includes four bottles of bubbly and orange juice (usually $100-plus). The brunch menu will run from 11 am-3 pm but the drink specials will go on until 5 pm.

Funky Picnic Brewery & Café
New year, new menu. The South Fort Worth brewery and café will launch a new brunch menu just in time for 2023. Make reservations to see what’s new, and wash it all down with craft brew, brunch cocktails, and mimosa flights. Brunch will be served from 11 am-4 pm.

Mutts Canine Cantina
Who says only humans get to have all the New Year’s Day fun? Bring the canines to this dog park, restaurant, and bar for a Hair of the Dog Brunch. There’ll be $4 bloody Marys and $3 mimosas from 11 am-1 pm, and breakfast sandwiches like chicken, egg, and cheese and breakfast BLT all day. Dogs can enjoy something tasty from the “Woof Menu” after running around the free-range fields.

Panther Island Brewing
While not technically “brunch,” this Fort Worth brewery will host a New Year’s Day beer yoga class great for those looking to kick off 2023 with some mindful movement. The $20 ticket includes the 60-minute class and two beers or two mimosas. Doors open at 10:30 am and class begins at 11 am.

Razzoo’s Cajun Café
In honor of National Bloody Mary Day, Razzoo’s will serve $5 Bloody Voodoo Marys, a homage to New Orleans native voodoo queen Marie Laveau. (Expect this version to be extra spicy.) Also save room for black-eyed peas, traditionally served on New Year’s Day to ensure good luck and prosperity for the coming year.

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These are the 5 best food and drink events in Fort Worth this week

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From big, bold reds to espresso martinis, sips that suit the holiday season are on the menu this week. Also don’t miss perhaps the best-dressed Santa and most elaborate s’mores set-up in town – exclusive to customers of a Stockyards hotel and restaurant. Finally, a famed Hollywood actor will make a visit to a popular whiskey distillery for a meet-and-greet that comes with cocktails and bites.

Tuesday, December 13

12 Days of Drover
Through December 24, Hotel Drover will welcome a sharp-dressed Cowboy Santa with his real-life reindeer for complimentary photos, strolling Dickens carolers, fire roasted s’mores, and a limited-edition Cocoa Loco cocktail available at the outdoor Pour Horse bar. The sparkling scene is available only to hotel guests and diners at hotel’s restaurant, 97 West Kitchen & Bar. Cowboy Santa will be on-site daily starting at 5 pm.

Wednesday, December 14

Big Reds Tasting at 3 Vino
The Roanoke wine bar and bottle shop invites customers to taste the best of big, bold Napa Valley reds. Think big name powerhouse labels like Trefethen, Silver Oak, and more. The tasting ($39.99 and includes a cheeseboard) will run from 6-8 pm and while reservations are not required, arrive early for the best seating.

Thursday, December 15

Ho-Ho-Hooligan’s Cookies ‘n ‘Tinis Tasting
Hooligan's Pub in Arlington will host a holiday tasting featuring the ever-popular espresso martini paired with Christmas cookies. Try three varieties in an espresso martini flight, including original, gingerbread, and cherry. Christmas cookie flavors will include hot chocolate, butter, and gingerbread. The tasting is $39.99 and is available from 5-8 pm. Don’t forget to dress in your favorite ugly Christmas sweater for a chance to win prizes.

Sunday, December 18

Annual Christmas Brunch at The Bearded Lady
This year’s theme is Christmas pajamas, so cozy up in your most comfy set and bring the family and even fur babies to brunch at The Bearded Lady. There’ll be a complimentary build-your-own hot chocolate bar, a menu of brunch specialties, and contest for best dressed. Brunch will run from 11 am-3 pm.

Monday, December 19

An Evening with Scoot McNairy at Whiskey Ranch
Whiskey Ranch will go Hollywood for one evening with a special visit by actor Scoot McNairy, who’s appeared in Oscar-winning movies 12 Years a Slave and Argo. The $25 ticket includes two cocktails, light bites, and admission to the moderated Q&A session with the Dallas-born actor. The event will run from 6:30-8:30 pm.

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These are the 7 best food & drink events in Fort Worth this week

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Thanksgiving week is here and while preparations are underway for the big day, there are other tasting happenings on the agenda. Find Christmas vibes at two pop-up bars, a German market filled with authentic culinary delights, and gingerbread house decorating class. Then recover from Black Friday shopping with a special brunch. Let the holidays officially begin.

Monday, November 21

Miracle at Nickel City
Nickel City will make spirits extra bright this holiday with the return of Miracle, the nationwide Christmas-themed pop-up bar that arrives in more than 100 cities this week. Originating in New York City, Miracle features over-the-top Christmas décor and craft cocktails in beautiful glassware to set the tone for the season. Past fan-favorite cocktails include the Christmaspolitan, made with spiced cranberry sauce and elderflower with vodka and dry vermouth, and the Snowball Old-Fashioned, which looks just like it sounds. New for this year is comically kitschy Grandma Got Run Over By A T-Rex – a vodka concoction with orange liqueur, spiced pomegranate and grapefruit, and aloe vera. Also new is the Holiday Spiked Chai made with brandy, Jamaican rum, coffee liqueur, and amaretto. Miracle will run through December 31.

Tuesday, November 22

Olive Oil Tasting and Masala Chai Demo at Indulge FW
Learn how to properly taste olive oil – and why it matters – during this demonstration by Paul Fratelli of Fratelli Colletti, producers and importers of artisanal Sicilian olive oils. Guests will learn how to prepare a creamy apple vinaigrette as well as masala chai – an Indian tea made with milk and spices. The complimentary tastings and demos will run from 6-7 pm.

Thursday, November 24

Thanksgiving dining
Looking for a restaurant to dine in or take a feast to-go? Check out our long list here.

Friday, November 25

Black Friday Brunch at The Bearded Lady
The South Main Street bar and comfort food destination will start its weekend brunch a day early to coincide with Black Friday. Take a break from the shopping frenzy with brunch specials, specialty cocktails, craft beer, and live music. Brunch will be served from 11 am-3 pm.

Miracle at Texas Live!
The over-the-top holiday pop-up bar (see above) is also taking over the Miller Tavern inside the Texas Live! complex in Arlington. "Miracle at Live!" will feature an explosion of tinsel and twinkling lights, specialty holiday cocktails, tasty small bites, Insta-worthy photo moments, themed nights, and more. Miracle at Live! will officially open at 5 pm November 25 and will stay open through December 24. Walk-ins are welcome, and reservations and private events are also available. For more information and a schedule of events, visit the website.

Texas Christkindl Market
Arlington will channel German vibes during this month-long holiday market set to take place at Globe Life Field. The free, family-friendly experience will feature handcrafted gifts, German treats and eats, music and live entertainment, and appearances by St. Nikolaus. Visit the Kinder Kids Root Beer Garden for stage shows, craft workshops, and root beer and hot cocoa concessions. Adults can enjoy beer and seasonal beverages in the Warming House. German fare will be available for purchase throughout the market, which runs until December 23. A tree lighting and opening ceremony will take place Friday at 7 pm.

Sunday, November 27

Make & Take A Decorated Gingerbread House Cooking Class at Central Market
Work as a team with your little one to create an authentic Swiss gingerbread house. There’ll be loads of royal icing, candy, and edible decorations ready to use – the only limit is your imagination. Children must be age 7-17. Tickets are $65 for both the parent and child and class times are at 1 pm and 4 pm.

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Toro Toro Fort Worth presents Homage to Heritage: Brunch and Ritual Experience

Chef Richard Sandoval at Toro Toro Fort Worth will honor the history and heritage of Hispanic and Latin traditions at this special event, which will usher in Dia de los Muertos with Mayan flavors and a traditional Ceremony.

Guests can enjoy a colorful four-course brunch menu by Chef Sandoval and a blessing of the Seven Directions by Mayan Priest and Ancestral Medicine practitioner Nataline Cruz. Cruz will also discuss the Copal Ceremony in which she burns the tree resin of pre-Columbian Meso-American tribes used for healing. Cruz’s ceremony will encompass honoring our ancestral heritage and paying tribute to our loved ones who have passed.

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These are the 7 best food and drink events in Fort Worth this week

This week in gluttony

This week is all about the dads. From a “DadFest” with craft beer and crawfish to Father’s Day brunches with bourbon and cigars, events are quite manly this week. There’s even a two-day Wagyu steak cookoff. Even more, events span all over town, from Keller to Arlington and Southlake to Stockyards.

Thursday, June 16

Crawfish Boil on the Patio at Shell Shack
The seafood destination is kicking off summer with a series of crawfish boils at locations across DFW. Next up is the Fort Worth Alliance-area outpost. Patrons can partake in the spicy crustaceans and all the fixings from 6-9 pm. The $30 ticket (which can be purchased in advance) includes three pounds of crawfish with corn, potatoes, sausage, and eggs in traditional Louisiana fashion.

Friday, June 17

Fourth Annual Texas Wagyu Roundup & Cookoff
More than 100 teams will grill their best Wagyu steak during this two-day smoking competition to be held at River Ranch Stockyards. General admission is $65 and includes a steak dinner and two drink tickets good for beer or wine. Or go VIP for $99 and get special seating with appetizers and an open bar. The event benefits Brotherhood for the Fallen and will begin at 6 pm on Friday and noon on Saturday. (Prices vary per day.)

Backyard BBQ Beer Release Party at Revolver Brewhouse and Beer Garden
In case you missed it: Arlington’s Texas Live has an outlet of Granbury’s original Revolver Brewing. Visit for a Friday night barbecue featuring Lockhart Smokehouse (which also has a location in Texas Live). The $10 per-person admission includes a pint of the newly released 817 beer, a Lockhart smoked sausage and brisket slider and a bacon-wrapped jalapeno “Texas Twinkie,” and an entry to wine a backyard tailgate party by Revolver Brewing. There’ll be live music, too. The event will run from 6-9 pm.

Saturday, June 18

Dadfest 2022 at Shannon Brewing Company
Celebrate Dad a day early during the Keller brewery’s seventh annual festival honoring all father figures. The brewery’s main bar will be open, as well as the special production area with brewer’s taps. Be one of the first 100 to buy a beer and get a special DadFest logo pint glass. There’ll be live music, crawfish, barbecue, a cigar bar, and giveaways. Come and go from noon to 9 pm but note that some brews tend to run out early.

Wild Acre Brewing Company Sixth Anniversary Party
The fancy Fort Worth brewery will party like rock star with food trucks, celebratory cake beer, and live music by Poo Live Crew. They'll have at least six exclusive beers to taste, including fruited versions of the popular Texas Blonde. Tickets are $25 per person and the party starts at 11 am. Pool Live Crew will play from 2-5 pm.

Sunday, June 19

Father’s Day Brunch at Bacchus Kitchen + Bar
The flashy Grapevine restaurant inside Hotel Vin is going full-on luxurious for Father’s Day. Spoil Dad with brunch, bourbon, and bubbles during this dining event. The menu includes a lavish seafood display, choice of prime rib, baby back ribs or rotisserie chicken, tableside oysters, and a sweet dessert station. They'll also offer hand-rolled cigars and a complimentary bourbon and bubbly bar. Reservations are $120 per person, plus tax and gratuity. (A children’s menu is available for $25. Kids under 5 dine free.) Seating times are from 10 am-3 pm.

Father’s Day Brunch & Bourbon Tasting at Sky Creek Kitchen + Bar
Located inside the Delta Hotels Southlake, Sky Creek will celebrate Father’s Day with a brunch that comes with bourbon. First, partake in a Texas-inspired three-course brunch. Menu highlights include adobo marinated cowboy steak, lobster huevos rancheros omelet, and ahi tuna tostadas. Next, visit the patio for a tasting of Garrison Brothers Texas bourbon paired with grilled Texas peaches and cream. Brunch will run from 11:30 am-4 pm and the tasting will run from 12-6 pm. Reservations are $75 per person plus tax and gratuity.

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'80s heartthrob Bryan Adams brings 2023 tour to Fort Worth with rock 'n' roll-icon guest artist

Summer of '23

Canadian singer/songwriter Bryan Adams, who's been entertaining audiences on stage and screen for four decades, is coming to Fort Worth for a show at Dickies Arena - and he's bringing along a very special guest. Adams is teaming up with rock 'n' roll icons Joan Jett and the Blackhearts for his "So Happy It Hurts Tour," stopping in Fort Worth on June 29, 2023.

The U.S. tour kicks off on June 6 in Baltimore, Maryland, and ends August 3 with a show in Seattle. He'll visit just two Texas cities - Fort Worth and Sugar Land, outside Houston, for a show at Smart Financial Centre on June 28.

Adams is touring in support of his 15th studio album, So Happy It Hurts, which was released March 11, 2022 via BMG. The album is nominated for Best Rock Performance at the upcoming 2023 Grammy awards, taking place Sunday, February 5.

Adams also is riding the wave as the lyricist for Pretty Woman – The Musical, the Broadway musical based on the famed Julia Roberts-Richard Gere rom-com. The touring musical currently is on stage at Dallas' Music Hall at Fair Park (through February 5) and is coming to Fort Worth's Bass Hall, February 7-12.

Barrier-breaking rock 'n' roll badass Joan Jett is known for Top 40 hits such as "I Love Rock 'N' Roll," "I Hate Myself For Loving You," and "Crimson and Clover." Joan Jett and the Blackhearts toured last year with Def Leppard, Motley Crue, and Poison. Bad Reputation, a 2018 documentary about Jett's life, is now streaming.

Tickets for the "So Happy It Hurts Tour" go on sale at 12 pm Friday, February 3 via ticketmaster.com.

Global superstar Beyoncé rides into Arlington on highly anticipated world stadium tour

Worldwide concert news

Texas-born pop superstar Beyoncé is coming to Dallas-Fort Worth as part of her just-announced "Renaissance World Tour." She will perform at AT&T Stadium in Arlington on September 21.

And, fans who can't get enough can also catch Bey in her hometown of Houston, at NRG Stadium, on September 23.

Tickets for the world tour dates go on sale Monday, February 6. BeyHive members will enjoy an exclusive presale, while other fans can register now with Ticketmaster’s Verified Fan technology here. Those interested can find tickets, schedules, and more information at beyonce.livenation.com and tour.beyonce.com.

Beyonce kicks off her world tour on May 10 in Stockholm, Sweden at the Friends Arena. She'll dot Europe with big stadium shows through June 27, where she'll play Warsaw, Poland.

Her North American tour starts July 8 in Canada, where she'll play Toronto's Rogers Centre. Beyoncé will trek the U.S. through the summer and into September; her Dallas and Houston shows are the sole Texas performances.

She will end her tour in New Orleans (Caesars Superdome) on September 27.

The world tour comes as Beyoncé is awash in Grammy glow: in November, she was nominated for nine Grammy Awards, tying her with her husband (neé Shawn Corey Carter) for the most nominations in Grammy history. The Grammys take place Sunday, February 5.

Critics and fans have lauded Renaissance, her first solo work since the wildly popular and deeply personal 2016 effort, Lemonade — even through its minor controversy.

Start packing and planning those trips. Here's the entire tour schedule:


May 10, 2023 – Stockholm, SE – Friends Arena

May 14, 2023 – Brussels, BE – King Baudouin Stadium

May 17, 2023 – Cardiff, UK – Cardiff Principality Stadium

May 20, 2023 – Edinburgh, UK – BT Murray Field Stadium

May 23, 2023 – Sunderland, UK – Stadium of Light

May 26, 2023 – Paris, FR – Stade de France

May 29, 2023 – London, UK – Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

May 30, 2023 – London, UK – Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

June 08, 2023 – Barcelona, ES – Olympic Stadium

June 11, 2023 – Marseille, FR – Orange Velodrome

June 15, 2023 – Cologne, DE – Rhein Energie Stadion

June 17, 2023 – Amsterdam, NL – Johan Crujff Arena

June 21, 2023 – Hamburg, DE – Volksparkstadion

June 24, 2023 – Frankfurt, DE – Deutsche Bank Park

June 27, 2023 – Warsaw, PL – PGE Narodowy

North America

July 8, 2023 – Toronto, ON – Rogers Centre

July 12, 2023 – Philadelphia, PA – Lincoln Financial Field

July 15, 2023 – Nashville, TN – Nissan Stadium

July 17, 2023 – Louisville, KY – L&N Federal Credit Union Stadium

July 20, 2023 – Minneapolis, MN – Huntington Bank Stadium

July 22, 2023 – Chicago, IL – Soldier Field Stadium

July 26, 2023 – Detroit, MI – Ford Field

July 29, 2023 – East Rutherford, NJ – MetLife Stadium

Aug. 01, 2023 – Boston, MA – Gillette Stadium

Aug. 03, 2023 – Pittsburgh, PA – Acrisure Stadium

Aug. 05, 2023 – Washington, DC – FedEx Field

Aug. 09, 2023 – Charlotte, NC – Bank of America Stadium

Aug. 11, 2023 – Atlanta, GA – Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Aug. 16, 2023 – Tampa, FL – Raymond James Stadium

Aug. 18, 2023 – Miami, FL – Hard Rock Stadium

Aug. 21, 2023 – St. Louis, MO – Dome at America's Center

Aug. 24, 2023 – Phoenix, AZ – State Farm Stadium

Aug. 26, 2023 – Las Vegas, NV – Allegiant Stadium

Aug. 30, 2023 – San Francisco, CA – Levi’s Stadium

Sept. 02, 2023 – Inglewood, CA – SoFi Stadium

Sept. 11, 2023 – Vancouver, BC – BC Place

Sept. 13, 2023 – Seattle, WA – Lumen Field

Sept. 18, 2023 – Kansas City, MO – Arrowhead Stadium

Sept. 21, 2023 – Arlington – AT&T Stadium

Sept. 23, 2023 – Houston – NRG Stadium

As always, As with previous tours, Beyoncé will create activations, programs, and giveaways via BeyGOOD, the foundation she created in 2013.

Monumental new sculptures by  renowned 9/11 artist take root at Texas Botanic Garden

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Here is something new for Texas travelers who enjoy exploring art in nature. An intriguing new collection of sculptures called "Intertwined: Exploring Nature's Networks," by renowned artist Steve Tobin, opened at the Houston Botanic Garden on January 28.

Tobin's collection of pieces soar and wind and unfold against the backdrop of the gardens paths and trees, connecting the bronze, glass, ceramic, and steel sculptures to the landscape.

The connection is important for Tobin, an artist who may be most well known for his Trinity Root, a memorial that was cast from the roots of the tree that protected one of New York City's cathedrals during the 9/11 attacks. As a child, he was known as "Nature Boy," which he says was as apt then as now.

"I would find twigs or mushrooms, and they would mean something to me," he says. "I'm the guy with my nose in the sand and my butt in the air, looking deeper than most people. I think I see more. I think it's part of my DNA."

Originally from Pennsylvania, Tobin graduated from Tulane University in 1979 with a degree in math. He was always drawn to art, however, and his massive creations - from eggs in birds' nests to roots and limbs woven together to branches stretching to sky - evoke the powerful pull he feels to the natural world and a desire to help others see its beauty. The Christian Science Monitor described his works as "monuments to the meeting of science an art."

"Science is more creative that art," he explains. "Scientists have to describe the universe from nothing, and the explanation has to work. Artists can make up whole worlds. Scientists don't get credit for their vast creativity."

By focusing his works on the natural world, Tobin looks to showcase how the two subjects work in harmony, and how people can interact with them. In Eagle Nest, a huge, polished steel egg sits perched in nest.

Polished to a high gloss, the egg becomes a mirror. "You look at the egg and you see yourself," Tobin says. "It shows that you are in the egg."

For Tobin, there is magic in helping people, whether they are art novices or aficionados, find a connection with his art.

"I've done my job when someone has an expression of magic," he says. "And once you open that door, even for a second, it can never be fully closed."

He says he is looking forward to Texas audiences seeing his works in the garden, which he feels is a natural place for his sculptures — the biggest of which is 30 feet high and took 2,000 hours of welding to complete.

Showcasing his sculptures there cements the harmony with nature he feel and thinks is something others should strive to see. Tobin even has a connection to Houston: one of his great friends, a woman he met at Tulane, lives there.

Two other pieces also have roots there. Tobin says Steel Roots will resonate particularly well in Texas. "It's made from repurposed oil pipe, a lot of it from Texas," he says. "So now, it's back home in a different context."

And when Botanic Garden guest encounter the Twisties, they'll likely recall hearing the terms from gymnast Simone Biles, who famously used the word to describe the disconnect she felt between her mind and her body. Tobin's sculptures are between eight and 17 feet high and evoke Asian calligraphy. He describes them as "distorted gymnastics."

Mostly, though, Tobin wants visitors to get a window into how he imagines the world.

"I try to translate into sculpture what I see so people can see what I see."


"Intertwined: Exploring Nature's Networks" runs Saturday, January 28 through August 13 at Houston Botanic Garden, 1 Botanic Garden Ln. Regular garden admission is $15. For tickets and more information, visit Houston Botanic Garden online.

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Tobin's 'Romeo & Juliet' sprouts from the grounds.