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Shop Denton this Holiday Season

Strings of street lights Even stop lights Blink a bright red and green As the shoppers rush home with their treasures… That time of year has come…what do I get that one aunt that I only see once a year? How do I decide on just one (or two or three) things to get my best friend or significant other…

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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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The Community behind Denton's Day of the Dead

For most, Halloween is about dressing up in costume and eating so many sweets that dentists are kept busy for the rest of the calendar year. But for others, the celebrated holiday, Día de los Muertos, is about honoring the spirits of loved ones. Through November 2, the Greater Denton Arts Council…

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La Comunidad detrás del Día de los Muertos en Denton

Para la mayoría, Halloween se trata de vestirse con traje y comer tantos dulces que los dentistas se mantienen ocupados durante el resto del año. Pero para otros, la fiesta celebrada, Día de los Muertos, se trata de honrar a los espíritus de los seres queridos. El Consejo de las Artes de Denton…

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Dentoning this week

There’s always something happening in Denton! Our town is filled to the brim with creativity, unique stores and restaurants, talented musicians and it grows each and every day! Here’s what’s happening this week in Denton so you can plan your #Dentoning. MONDAY, OCTOBER 5TH Cosmic Visions: Works by…

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Oktoberfest weekend in Denton

I open my column today with a quote from History.com. “Bavarian Crown Prince Louis, later King Louis I of Bavaria, marries Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen. The Bavarian royalty invited the citizens of Munich to attend the festivities, held on the fields in front of the city gates.” This…

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Original and Independent Interests Converge in Denton

Something wonderful about being Original Independent Denton is that our original, independent ideals, interests and expressions often occur simultaneously. This means no one can ever claim boredom in Denton. It also means that on some calendar dates, Denton is the center of a festival kaleidoscope…

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Dentoning is Mardi Gras and Magnolias

My favorite movie of all time is “Steel Magnolias.” The nuances that rank it so high are numerous. The story line is great, of course. But what I love about the film is much deeper. It’s the connectivity of the characters within the smallish town, how their lives intertwine through years of seasons…

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