busking turf wars

Thin Line: Busking Turf Wars shows hardships of improv buskers

Let’s start this with two definitions: busk [buhsk] 1. Chiefly British. to entertain by dancing, singing, or reciting on the street or in a public place. documentary [dok-yuh-men-tuh-ree, -tree] 1. Movies, television. Based on or re-creating an actual event, era, life story, etc., that purports to be factually accurate and contains no fictional elements. Busking Turf Wars is […]

Published on: Tue, Feb 09, 2016

Eat White Dirt

Thin Line: Eat White Dirt squashes misconceptions of kaolin

If you want to learn about people eating rock-like minerals, make sure to catch the short film, Eat White Dirt at the Thin Line Film Fest. It is a new eyebrow-raising concept I had never heard of: eating a mineral called kaolin. It shows many people of the south who enjoy consuming this white dirt. […]

Published on: Mon, Feb 08, 2016


Thin Line: Re-Kill shows one method of zombie apocalypse survival

Move over, Vampires! Zombies are the new “it” monsters. At this point, most people are referring to the end of days as the zombie apocalypse. Of course, I don’t think most of us actually believe that there is a virus that can bring the dead back to life as flesh-eating psychos that can pass said […]

Published on: Mon, Feb 08, 2016

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Finding warmth in the woods

On a cold, wet and windy night, the confines of UNT on the Square present a welcoming warmth for its residents. But simple shelter from the weather is not the function it should be most appreciated for. It’s the nights, such as during the Denton Black Film Festival, when those who find their way into […]

Published on: Mon, Feb 08, 2016


Thin Line Fest’s Photography Events and Gallery Entertainment Announced

Photographers representing the best and most promising local, regional and national talent compete for awards at this year’s Thin Line Fest, February 17-21, Denton, Texas. Selected photographs will be displayed at print and digital galleries located throughout downtown Denton and are available to the public for free viewing.         Photographers are competing in “Best of” […]

Published on: Mon, Feb 08, 2016

The Jones Family Will Make A Way

Thin Line: The Jones Family will get you out of your seat

First, see The Jones Family Will Make a Way, if for nothing else for the music. I first watched it on my iPad. I can’t wait to see it on the big screen! It’s a whole bunch of Gospel shake, rattle and roll. I have always loved the Gospel Tent at JazzFest in New Orleans. This is […]

Published on: Mon, Feb 08, 2016

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#Dentoning this week – February 8, 2016

There’s always something happening in Denton! Our town is filled to the brim with creativity, unique stores and restaurants, talented musicians and it grows each and every day! Here’s what’s happening this week in Denton so you can plan your #Dentoning. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8TH ART EXHIBITS Behold the People: R.C. Hickman’s Photographs of Black Dallas […]

Published on: Mon, Feb 08, 2016

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Let’s talk about love

Let’s talk about love. Valentine’s Day is next weekend. It’s a time for lovers to celebrate each other and “this thing” they share together.  Florists will deliver hundreds of roses.  Hallmark will make a mint on cards.  Children will head off to school with little valentines for their classmates and candy hearts printed with notes […]

Published on: Sun, Feb 07, 2016

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National Signing Day first look at newest Mean Green regime

College football is back, baby! Wait, what? Didn’t we just leave that party? Well, yes, we did just finish off another rousing season of collegiate gameplay, but the real fun is just now starting: National Signing Day! Oh, thank you Lord, I don’t think I could have made it another day without football back in […]

Published on: Thu, Feb 04, 2016

Skips Stones for Fudge

Thin Line: Skips Stones for Fudge captures sport of stone skipping

It’s an old American…proverb (Legend? Myth? Thought bubble floating over Snoopy’s upturned nose as he stretches ponderously across his red-roofed house?) It’s an old American folktale that the first car race ever, in the whole, glorious history of car racing, was held roughly five minutes after the second car was made. This is just a […]

Published on: Thu, Feb 04, 2016



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