Denton Live Issue:
Featured, July-Dec 2019

Showtime

Celebrating 50 years of Denton’s Longest-Running Theatre Company Stepping into the historic Campus Theater can feel a bit like walking into a different time and place. From the retro neon marquee to the freestanding box office, it’s easy to picture patrons from the 50s, hustling and bustling through downtown Denton on their way to a […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Featured, July-Dec 2019

Welcome to the Home of Happiness

“Great Scott!” Rolls of toilet paper sail through the air. But this is no Halloween prank — this chaotic scene is standard at Alamo Drafthouse’s monthly showing of the cult classic “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”. A famous sign at the beginning of the film reads “Denton: The Home of Happiness.” That sign is just […]

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2017 Arts & Autos courtesy of Denton CVB by Sydney Cooper (Denton Live)

Denton Live Issue:
Featured, July-Dec 2019

Take a Ride

Arts & Autos celebrates its 20th year of nostalgia If there’s one thing Denton does well (I know, it’s hard to pick just one, but hear me out), it’s nostalgia. The four corners of the downtown Square act as a sort of force field, and upon entering the threshold, visitors are transported to a time […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2019

‘How far we’ve come’

Courthouse museum reopens one year after fire Almost a year after a fire on the Downtown Denton Square, the Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum’s main exhibit is set to rise from the ashes January 1. The fire took a major toll on the museum and the surrounding areas, originating in the Downtown Mini Mall across the […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2019

Thin Line Fest

If you’re looking for a brilliant, diverse, multi-platform fest, you no longer have to trek down 35 — or break the bank. Thin Line Festival comes courtesy of a handful of talented Dentonites and UNT alums, and it’s completely free. Dates: April 10-14, 2019 Place: Downtown Denton Tickets: Free general admission VIP packages available Features: […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2019

Denton Black Film Festival

In just a few years, the Denton Black Film Festival has become a staple for Dentonites and DFW denizens at large. The fest has grown past showcasing black stories through film to include poets, spoken word performers, comedians and more. This five-day fest of art and events is all about highlighting underrepresented voices. Dates: January […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-Dec 2018

Take Home or Make Your Own Piece of Denton

The walls are filled with bright and colorful artwork. Each piece is a physical representation of the talent many Dentonites possess. Owner Robin Huttash opened A Creative Art Studio to inspire support for local art and in turn, the artistic hub brought Denton’s creativity to life. The gallery features affordable artwork from 45 local artists. […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-Dec 2018

A Very Merry #Dentoning

Think Norman Rockwell Christmas calendar or 1940s-era Saturday Evening Post cover. That’s downtown Denton during the holiday season. Denton’s 2018 holiday season opens Nov. 10-11 with Denton Main Street Association’s Holiday Open House. This is a chance to stay ahead of the crowds and shop downtown Denton for totally unique holiday décor and one-of-a kind […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2018

A DIME a dozen

Locally-sourced store shows best of Denton’s character Every day, they welcome people into their home, a small stone building on Locust Street with teal trim along the roof. The outside though, doesn’t compare in the slightest to what’s inside. The front door creaks as you enter. As soon as it swings open a soothing aroma […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2018

‘Everyone has a story to tell’

Denton’s Thin Line Festival partners with Texas Highways magazine to tell the stories of the Lone Star State He would fearlessly throw his soft pink body into the water, then furiously paddle across the blue-green expanse to get to the other side. And people would come from all over Texas and beyond just to watch […]

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