Blog Archive

Tue

Jun 13

2017

Denton’s fun season: summer

Finally summer! Almost everyone’s favorite season, when the school bell rings and everyone is rushing out the door! (I’m surprised that no one gets hurt.) You can hear birds chirping a summer song, kids chatting about their summer plans (mostly bragging) and hear the screaming of kids. Sometimes I can’t tell if they are screaming […]

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Mon

Jun 22

2015

Planes all over the sky!

A P-40 plane that looks like a jet from a war in the blue sky. These are the fun things I saw at the Denton Airshow. The Denton Airshow is a annual festival that shows planes doing tricks high above. Some of the types of planes I saw were jets like the F-16 and the F/A Super […]

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Thu

Jan 29

2015

Saturdays in the Gallery at UNT: Storytelling and Bookmaking

Coming up on Saturday, February 7 is the next installment of Saturdays in the Gallery at UNT.  This event will feature artist Christine Irving, who is a collage artist, novelist, and poet.  Attendees will hear a story, then she will teach them how to make a simple artist book to illustrate the tale.  All materials will […]

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Thu

Jan 15

2015

Cards, comics and games. Oh my!

Trading cards, comic books and board games bring generations together. Story by Alex Gustafson Denton Live Spring-Summer 2015 A tall blonde-haired figure in a green hood tenses as he prepares for his nightly patrol. He steps onto a ledge overlooking the city and thinks of the training that led to this moment. He remembers the […]

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Thu

Jan 15

2015

Barbie Does Dentoning!

Greetings from Little d, the cool North Texas city packed with creative aesthetics, culture, history, and unforgettable experiences. Denton is an original culture of arts, music, entertainment, shopping and community. Visitors are captivated by the city’s local businesses, shops, and deep-seated history, because it is here that self-discovery and inspiration permeate the city’s sense of […]

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Thu

Jan 15

2015

Come on, Get Happy!

Story by Megan Wardlaw Photo of Firefighters’ Museum by Mike Mezeul. Photos of Beth Marie’s and Minifigs by Ranjani Groth. Denton Live Spring-Summer 2015 Denton is well-known for its music scene and creative culture. What some may not know is that the city is also rich in kids’ stuff for your little hipster-in-training: fun to-dos, […]

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Fri

Sep 12

2014

Saturdays in the UNT Galleries Programs are Back!

It’s that time again!  Kids and caregivers can plan to learn about a variety of art at the Saturdays in the UNT Galleries series. The first program of the season will be Saturday, September 20 from 1-3 p.m.  Children and their caregivers will experience the exhibit Discoveries of the FotoFest Houston Meeting Place, which shows photographs by international emerging […]

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Tue

Jan 14

2014

Saturdays Series Events: Art for Children at UNT

Are you looking to add some art to your child’s life?  Art educators in the UNT College of Visual Arts and Design student chapter of the National Art Education Association have three events scheduled this spring to inspire creativity in younger artists.  These programs are for kids in kindergarten through grade 12 and their caregivers. “This […]

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Mon

Oct 14

2013

Blogging is for Kids

I wonder if any kids out there ever read the news?  My children range in age from 32 down to 21.  They tell me if it’s not announced in some social media forum where they hang out, they won’t know news until someone literally tells them about it.  I’ve been thrilled to discover, however, that […]

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Mon

Oct 07

2013

Fun at the Firefighters Museum

By Erika P. Age 11 From Denton Have you been to the Denton Firefighters Museum? Because if you have not you don’t know what you are missing. The Firefighters Museum is full of things from firefighter missions, like firefighter hats. Some of the hats are burned and melted from the missions they’ve gone thru, it’s […]

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