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11 Denton Dates that Won't Break the Bank

Whether you live here or are visiting from the DFW metroplex, experiencing a romantic weekend in Denton doesn't have to break the bank. Here are some inexpensive ways to spend some quality time with your significant other and staying on budget is sweet and easy if you know where to go. Here are 11…

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Sister Act turns the gospel volume up

"Welcome to church.” I got a sneak preview of Music Theatre of Denton’s new show, Sister Act, and was greeted by MTD’s marketing director Kristy Vivian at the door. She immediately showed me the decorations for the lobby, including a sign letting everyone know when mass would be, an altar (with…

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If You're Ready for Adventure, Head 'Into the Woods'

I grew up on the tales of The Arabian Nights and Arthurian Legend, the Grimm Tales and folklore that tells of ghosts, fairies, witches and spells. I dove into the pages and let the world around me fall away until I could see the epic stories right before my eyes. When the world of magic beckoned me…

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Addams Family brings spooktacular fun to MTD

It was a dark and stormy night. The sun had long given up trying to break through the thick clouds that hung over Denton, leaving the townsfolk to fight through the downpour on their own. How appropriate, I thought to myself. I was braving the storm only to enter into totally different type of…

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Thin Line Fest Premiers "The Culture High"

Because it’s illegal, writing anything about pot in a public forum is tricky business. Even trickier is making a documentary movie about it. I imagine that director Brett Harvey and producers Michael Bobroff and Don Metz had to think that through from numerous angles during the making of “The…

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Thin Line: Day Three

I'm sitting in a Denton coffee house, Banter. It's mid-day Friday afternoon and all is quiet on the square. The first film is at 3:00pm, one my festival faves, Poverty, Inc. and I'm just killin' some time before heading back to Campus Theater. Looking around Banter at the photographs hanging on the…

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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: Midlake: Live in Denton, TX

Tonight. TONIGHT! It has finally arrived...opening night of the Thin Line Film Fest. I've got my vacay time approved, bags are packed and loaded; I am Denton bound the second the clock strikes 5:00pm! 4 straight days of films, photography and MUSIC....and ohhhh the music! I am a self-admitted music…

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Thin Line: Poverty, Inc.

When I was choosing my Thin Line films, I was especially excited about Poverty, Inc. Just watching the preview, I felt my heartrate increase and small surge of excitement course through my body. I’ll be honest, I’m 33 years old and I’m still trying to work out my “calling”. I work in logistics. I…

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