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Get more than rocks this Halloween

Gone are the days of the crew of Peanuts, who set out every year sans-parents with their paper bags, excited to see what their neighborhood had in store for candy and homemade goodies ("I got three cookies!" "I got a popcorn ball!" "I got a rock.") Thankfully, we live in Denton, where there is no…

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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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Hear the stories of Denton's ghostly inhabitants

Every Friday and Saturday night, a group of people move from place to place around the Square. But these intrepid people aren’t looking for cocktails. They’re searching for spirits of a different kind. Since 2012, storyteller Shelly Tucker has been leading tour groups around the Denton Square…

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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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