Sharon Jared

Sharon Jared is the former Publishing Manager for the Denton Convention & Visitors Bureau. Sharon grew up in Hurst and Bedford, then moved to Denton in 2006 to attend UNT, where she received her bachelor’s in journalism. Every day Sharon finds more and more to love about Denton.


Denton Celebrates Independence

Our Fourth of July celebrations are one reason that Denton made the list for “Top 5 Most Fun Small Cities in America” by Rand McNally and USA Today. If you’re still hashing out the details for your 4th of July celebrations but not sure where to start, don’t worry. We’ve got you covered. Whether you’re […]

Published on: Tue, Jun 23, 2015

Family Time at the Airshow

Growing up, I remember my dad gathering the whole gang (all five of us kids) to airshows year after year. It was always a really cool and fun way to spend a Saturday with my dad. The kids had a good time, and my dad loved seeing those old war birds in action. My dad […]

Published on: Thu, Jun 18, 2015

Brian’s Dots at Thin Line

Thin Line Fest documentary Brian’s Dots gives us a personal and behind-the-scenes look at the life of artist Brian Delozier. After a tragic ski accident at age 16, Brian’s future looked dim. He manages to overcome his circumstances when he decides to move to Hawaii on his road to healing. His new and beautiful island […]

Published on: Fri, Feb 20, 2015

Elgin Park at Thin Line

Thin Line Fest short Elgin Park tells the story of Michael Paul Smith, the creator of Elgin Park. This fictional town depicts 1950s miniatures and model cars, like a better version of Michael’s childhood. After photos of Elgin Park were featured in a car magazine, Michael’s creation began to garner lots of attention and helped […]

Published on: Fri, Feb 20, 2015

Thin Line: To Be a Poet

Dear Dad, Nine years of illiteracy and now I can finally write to you Thin Line Fest short To Be a Poet opens with Abe Nouk taking the stage to read his poetry and share his story. But would you believe it? I’m on a stage right now. Others would not understand the depth of […]

Published on: Fri, Feb 20, 2015