ARTS ALL NIGHT BENEFITING THE GREATER DENTON ARTS COUNCIL’S CAPITAL CAMPAIGN
Friday, March 27, 6 PM – Saturday, March 28, 9 AM
Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts
Free with donation (suggested minimum donation $10; children under 12 free)
Join hosts Paul Slavens of KXT’s Paul Slavens Show and Reid Robinson of KNON’s Sonic Assembly Hour for an all-night arts event benefiting the Greater Denton Arts Council’s Capital Campaign.
Happy Hour with the VINTAGE JAZZ SOCIETY | Festival Hall
Start your evening with classic jazz of the early 20th century with Denton’s Vintage Jazz Society.
Family Art Activities with SCRAP DENTON | Craft Studio
Artist of all ages can join staff and volunteers from SCRAP Denton to create their own DIY masterworks in the studios.
Artist Demonstrations with VAST & DENTON HANDWEAVERS GUILD | Meadows and Gough Galleries
Join artists from the Denton Handweavers Guild and Visual Art Society of Texas in the galleries as they demonstrate working with a variety of techniques and media.
Print Press with NORMAN ROSCOE | Festival Hall
Meet the artists of Norman Roscoe and take home a freshly printed artisan t-shirt to commemorate the night. T shirts are $20 or free with donation of $50 or more.
Gallery Performance with DENTON CELTIC DANCERS | Festival Hall
Kick up your heels and learn traditional Scottish dances with the Denton Celtic Dancers. All ages are welcome to join in the fun!
Performances in the Galleries with UNT COLLEGE OF MUSIC | Meadows Gallery
Enjoy piano, guitar, and vocal performances by students from UNT College of Music. Romantic Songs and Arias from France, Italy, and Mexico will include performances by Jane Clukey, soprano, Eun Ji Jung, soprano, Hyunwoo Cho, tenor, Farah Padamsee, mezzo-soprano, Michelle Perini, soprano, Christine Phares, mezzo-soprano, Anna Valcour, coloratura soprano, Julian Vera, baritone and guitar, Giampiero Scuderi, guitar, and Xing Rong, pianist.
Performances in the Galleries with TWICE UPON A TIME STORYTELLERS | Gough Gallery
You’re never too old for bedtime stories! Join Gene and Peggy Helmick-Richardson in the galleries for family friendly tales and stories.
Family Concert with BRAVE COMBO | Festival Hall
Dance the night away with Denton legends Brave Combo! Brave Combo’s catalog of recordings range from Japanese pop and Latin American dance tunes to orchestral classics and rock and roll at its finest. The band has recorded with the late Tiny Tim and were the band David Byrne chose for his wedding reception. From festivals and fairs of all varieties across the globe, Brave Combo has charmed countless listeners and won avid devotees. The band has won two Grammy Awards and been nominated for their work 7 times.
Gallery Performance with TWU DANCE | Festival Hall
3rd year Dance MFA student Darrell Cleveland (formerly of Dallas Black Dance Theater) will present “Rhapsodies of Reality” – a dynamic fusion of urban and contemporary movement provoked by questions about worth, rights, and responsibility. Jenise Anthony, originally from Trinidad, will be presenting a work representing the playfulness and celebration of her home country’s Carnival.
Art in the Dark Flashlight Tours | Gough Gallery
Have you ever toured an art gallery in the dark? Discover the playful works of the exhibition The Artist is an Explorer by flashlight in this self-guided gallery experience.
10:00 PM, MIDNIGHT, and 2:00 AM
Haunted Downtown Tours with GHOSTS OF DENTON
Join Denton’s “GHOST LADY” Shelly Tucker for spine-tingling tales of the resident spirits of Denton – including those of the Campus Theatre and the Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts! Shelly Tucker, author and American Masterpiece Storyteller, has wrapped her passion for local Denton history and lore into ghost tales that chill and delight. Tour participants can register to win a signed copy of Tucker’s book Ghosts of Denton or purchase that evening. Tours are first come, first serve with a maximum of 30 people.
10:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Paul Slavens’ Midnight Ramble featuring PAUL SLAVENS | Festival Hall
Musician and radio show host Paul Slavens curates a late night music fest featuring emerging “avant-pop” artist Lily Taylor, the techno/electro beats of Blixaboy & Cygnus, and experimental noise of Baby Blood.
10:00 PM – 5:00 AM
Thinline Rewind | Rehearsal Hall
Thin Line Fest brings you Thin Line Rewind, a best-of selection of feature and short documentaries from the 2015 festival. Did you miss your chance to see some of the best and most relevant documentaries in the world? Now is your chance!
All Night Lounge with DJ WOODTRONIC and Karaoke with DJ MARK RIDLEN | Festival Hall
Musician and radio show host Reid Robinson (DJ Woodtronic) provides global beats while DJ Mark Ridlen (original Starck Club DJ/ SCARAOKE) provides the coolest karaoke in DFW. Choose your after dark debut from one of the hundreds of classic and contemporary songs provided.
After Dark Art with SCRAP DENTON | Festival Hall
Insomniacs, discover your inner artist with DIY art projects by SCRAP Denton!
Sun Up Sketching | Meadows and Gough Galleries
Sketch by morning light in the galleries. Complimentary sketching materials provided or bring your own (dry media only please).
Sunrise Yoga with AUTHENTIC YOGA LIFE | Festival Hall
Greet the day with sun salutations and gentle vinyasa flow with instructors from Authentic Yoga Life. Please bring your own mat.
Breakfast Bash with ROYALS BAGELS, JUPITER HOUSE, AND CREPETOPIA
Enjoy complimentary breakfast treats from Royals Bagels and complimentary coffee from Jupiter House. Additional breakfast foods available for purchase from Crepetopia.
Daybreak Concert with DENTON COMMUNITY CHORUS
Greet the day with song and a special morning concert by the Denton Community Chorus.
FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE
COMPLIMENTARY COFFEE AND BAGELS WITH JUPITER HOUSE AND ROYALS BAGELS
Enjoy complimentary coffee throughout the evening provided by Jupiter House
COMPLIMENTARY BEER WITH ARMADILLO ALE WORKS
Enjoy complimentary artisan beer from Armadillo Ale works.
FOOD TRUCKS WITH CREPETOPIA AND FIRE IN THE HOLE PIZZA
Purchase delicious food from Fire in the Hole Pizza and Crepetopia throughout the event.
PRIZE GIVEAWAYS ON THE HOUR
Register to win fantastic prizes announced on the hour. Purchase tickets for $5 each or 5 for $20; winners need not be present to win.
Our generous prize sponsors include:
A Creative Art Studio
Amyx Fine Jewelry
Art Glass Ensembles
Authentic Yoga Life
Beth Marie’s Old Fashioned Ice Cream
Candy Haven/Kolache Haven
Cookies by Design
Cupboard Natural Foods
Denton Camera Exchange
Denton Community Theatre
Denton Music Theater
Greater Denton Arts Council
Hannah’s Off the Square
West Oak Coffee Bar
Official Sponsorship provided by Denton Municipal Electric
Promotional Sponsorship provided by We Denton Do It, DiscoverDenton.com, and Eagle & Wheeler
For more details, visit dentonarts.com