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Mon

Sep 11

2017

Arts & Autos Extravaganza brings nostalgia to the Square

As the early morning sun rose on Denton’s downtown Square, dozens of people young and old gathered to attend the 18th-annual Arts and Autos Extravaganza. Citizens could view vintage to modern model cars, trucks, motorcycles and tractors, admire more than 100 pieces of chalk art, devour great eats and discover what’s new through the wide […]

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Sun

Sep 03

2017

Denton’s September events welcome Harvey victims

September in Denton is busy. Quite literally, there is a festival every single weekend this month. My planned writing schedule for this column included features about these events, the first being this coming Saturday’s Arts & Autos Extravaganza. Then came Harvey. The entire gulf coast of Texas is in shambles. Houston is devastated. Many thousands […]

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Mon

Sep 05

2016

#Dentoning this week – September 5, 2016

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, SEPTEMBER 5TH ART EXHIBITS The Texas Cowboy: Historic Photos from the Charles Cook […]

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Sun

Sep 04

2016

Arts & Autos Extravaganza: Cars and their Stories

For the past 16 years, the second Saturday in September in downtown Denton has been all about boys and their toys. Okay, so it’s not all about boys. Lots of girls like cars, motorcycles and things that go zoom, too. This coming Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Square will look like a […]

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Tue

Feb 02

2016

Thin Line: Where We Stand shows efforts of LDS feminists

Where We Stand provides a fascinating look into part of a culture of which we rarely get a glimpse: The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints (LDS). Abby Hansen is a young mother and wife in a devout LDS family and community. Abby grew up within the teachings and doctrine of the church, […]

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Mon

Sep 07

2015

#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, SEPTEMBER 6TH Cosmic Visions: Works by John Calabrese The HELMET Project | Gary […]

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Sun

Sep 06

2015

Arts, Antiques & Autos Extravaganza to Include Welcome Center Unveiling

Denton is a festival city. As the appointed destination marketers for Denton, the CVB builds much of our messaging around special events to attract different audiences with niche interests to discover Denton’s special sense of place. Pick up a copy of Denton Live magazine, visit our discoverdenton.com website or follow any of our social channels, […]

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Thu

Aug 20

2015

A Guide To #Dentoning

New year… new students entering Denton. The University of North Texas has almost 30,000 students in their undergraduate program, and a lot of the students don’t venture off of campus or Fry St. to the rest and, what I think are, the best parts of Denton. Campus life is an amazing experience for students. A […]

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Mon

Jun 22

2015

Where the Roads Collide Arts, Antiques and Autos Extravaganza

Story by Matthew Brown Photos courtesy of Denton Main Street Association Denton Live Fall-Winter 2015 A Chevrolet Bel Air glows like a radioactive cherry in the sunlight. High above, a few clouds drift lazily across a blue canvas providing shade as they pass over. A crowd lounges on the courthouse lawn where the band begins […]

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Tue

Jul 01

2014

Vintage Vroom

Arts, Antiques & Autos Extravaganza offers perfect chance to explore Denton with day of nostalgic activities. By Katherine Coleman Denton Live: July-Dec 2014 All roads lead to Denton each September—at least when you’re behind the wheel of a ’69 Chevy ragtop. This year, at the Sept. 13 event, you’ll see vintage autos, muscle cars and unique customs at the Arts, […]

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