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This spring, the Greater Denton Arts Council will launch a capital campaign that will provide necessary renovations and repairs to GDAC’s two flagship cultural facilities– the historic Campus Theatre and the Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts.

The Arts Council is kicking off the campaign with a huge party for the community! ARTS ALL NIGHT will keep the lights on and the doors of the Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts open all night with family activities, artist demos, film screenings, flashlight tours, karaoke, after hours djs, and performances by artists such as Brave Combo, Paul Slavens, Vintage Jazz Society, Lily Taylor, and much more!

ARTS ALL NIGHT Benefiting the Greater Denton Arts Council's capital campaign

Friday, March 27, 6 p.m. – Saturday, March 28, 9 a.m. Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts Free with donation (suggested minimum donation $10; children under 12 free)

Join hosts Paul Slavens of KXT and Reid Robinson of KNON for an all-night arts event benefiting the Greater Denton Arts Council. Highlights include:

  • Happy Hour with Vintage Jazz Society
  • Family Dance Party with Brave Combo
  • Family Art and After Dark Art Activities with SCRAP Denton
  • Thin Line Rewind featuring film screenings from this year’s Thin Line Fest
  • Storytelling in the Galleries with Twice Upon a Time Storytellers
  • Artist Demonstrations with the Visual Arts Society of Texas and Denton Handweavers Guild
  • Performances in the Galleries UNT College of Music and TWU Dance
  • Paul Slavens’ Midnight Ramble with Lily Taylor, Blixaboy & Cygnus, and more
  • Downtown Ghost Tours with Shelly Tucker
  • Flashlight Tours of the Galleries
  • All Night Lounge with DJ Woodtronic and Karaoke with DJ Mark Ridlen
  • Sunrise Yoga with Authentic Yoga Life
  • Breakfast Bash with complimentary coffee from Jupiter House and treats from Royals Bagels
  • On-site food trucks with meals for purchase by Crepetopia and Fire in the Hole Pizzas
  • Raffle drawings and prize giveaways on the hour
  • Artisan t-shirts by Norman Roscoe
  • and much much more!

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