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Mon

Dec 21

2015

Denton Black Film Festival Brings ‘Rich, Colorful Experience’ To Town

Story by Denisha McKnight Photos by Will McQueen A rush of people fill the basement of the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows lodge, scrambling about looking for friends and places to sit. The basement is packed wall-to-wall with people ranging from adults to young children hurriedly getting settled. Its time for the show to start. […]

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Mon

Jun 22

2015

Rock of Ages

By: Ateanna Uriri Denton Live Fall-Winter 2015 Everybody dancin’  C’mon children, c’mon children  Come on, clap your hands  Sun went down in honey and the moon came up in wine  You know stars were spinnin’ dizzy, Lord  The band kept us too busy, we forgot about the time A couple dances and cheers under the […]

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Mon

Jun 22

2015

#dentonradio Tune in

By: Ateanna Uriri Denton Live Fall-Winter 2015 Claire Morales Amaranthine is a dreamy ride from beginning to end. Claire and the band are a perfect fit for indie-folk music, with her warm vocals and rich melody. “Prettier” sets the album off to a lively beginning, and “Perfume” gives it a velvety ending with an airy […]

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Jan 15

2015

Getting Jazzy With It

Story by Olivia Sylvain Denton Live Spring-Summer 2015 The sounds of saxophones, trumpets and drums resonate through Quakertown Park and electrify the city. Crowds gather on the grass to see all-day music. Nightly concerts feature world-renown headliners, this year Randy Brecker, Dr. John the Night Tripper and Denton’s own Grammy winners Brave Combo. An array […]

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Thu

Jan 15

2015

The Midlake Sound

Some bands crumble after the leading man, the lynchpin of the group, moves on. For the members of Denton-born Midlake, though, circumstance brought about a new type of togetherness. Initially formed in 1999 as the funk-inspired “Cornbread All-Stars,” the band began transcending into a new type of musical artistry. Midlake has come a long way […]

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Thu

Jan 15

2015

#dentonradio: Tune in.

AV the Great “Man N Da City II” Denton’s own AV the Great brings the unique sounds of Little d to hip-hop. The marriage of his political verses, pulsating beats, and jazzy melodies in “Man N Da City 2” create catchy recurring dynamics throughout. The album’s thumping and bass-dropping vibes keep heads bobbing from start […]

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Nov 20

2010

The One O’clock Lab Band: out of the shadows and into the light!

How many bands can claim a track record that trails back over 80 years? And how many college bands can boast 6 Grammy nominations and close to 200 notable alumni? Only the best students make it through Fall auditions to join the coveted chair with the One O’clock Lab Band.  The tradition of holding auditions and taking […]

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