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The Chestnut Tree Expands Vegan Menu

Visitors and Dentonites have been enjoying the tearoom experience at The Chestnut Tree for years. Until now, the only vegan item on the menu was the Farmer's Salad, which was good enough to keep us coming back regularly. But now, holy cow! The Chestnut Tree has been making a transition to offering…

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Lovers at Sundown Collaborative Theatre

Now that Thin Line Fest is over, you crave more entertainment that's thought-provoking and creative, right? Sundown Collaborative Theatre's production of Lovers is just what you need. photo courtesy Tori Cornuaud Lovers combines short scenes of couples' conversations with brief dance interludes…

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Thin Line: Gifted

Phil Heath I don't know about you, but I so enjoy a healthy dose of feel-good documentaries. They uplift and inspire the viewer, giving us cause to continue our work in the world. Thank you, Thin Line, for bringing us Gifted. Clearly, I am not a bodybuilder. I chose to review this film because of…

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Thin Line: Poverty, Inc.

As the credits roll for Poverty, Inc. , I just stare at the screen, stunned. I know this feeling. I've been here before. Have you ever seen a documentary that makes you really dive into your belief system? I have. It was at Thin Line 2011 when we saw The Cove. At the time, my family had slowly…

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Thin Line: Consider the Ant and TELOS

Are you concerned about your environmental impact? Do you dream of making positive environmental change in the world? Personally, I can answer an emphatic YES to both of these questions. This is why I greatly enjoy the pairing of Consider the Ant and TELOS: The Fantastic World of Eugene Tssui. from…

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Thin Line: Chain Gang and The Sweet Spot

When trying to decide what to see this year at Thin Line Fest, I chose films that deal with issues which matter to me. This pairing of Chain Gang and The Sweet Spot sparked my curiosity most. There are plenty of hot button topics involving prison systems in this country, including overcrowding…

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Sundown Collaborative Theatre: Said and Done

We are so fortunate to live in Denton this bustling holiday season! There are so many wonderful things to do and see for the whole family. But let's say you want an evening out with the adults. What then? This. Sundown Collaborative Theatre has impressed me again with Said and Done . I'll admit, I…

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Saturdays in the UNT Art Galleries Series: Theater

Have you had a chance to take your family to one of UNT's Saturdays in the Art Galleries event? The next event is coming up on Saturday, November 8 from 1-3 p.m. Join art education students from the UNT chapter of the National Art Education Association as they teach children about the art on…

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Fun for the Family this Saturday

This Saturday, April 12, get ready to have a day of fun for the family! From 10 - 4:00 is the Denton Redbud Festival. Did you know that Denton is the Redbud Capital of Texas? This annual event is one of my personal favorites. It is a smaller festival at the Denton Civic Center. There are a variety…

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