Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2019

Commencement Celebration Checklist

Whether you’re a Texas Woman’s Pioneer or one of North Texas’ Mean Green, graduation season will be here before you know it. Restaurants and hotels fill up fast! In a two-university town, it’s never too early to start prepping for the occasion. But we’ve got you covered with a handy-dandy graduation checklist, chock full of […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Featured, Jan-June 2019

Keeping Denton Musical

A lawn of double basses, ukulele classes, Twilight Tunes and more mark first Denton Make Music Day No matter the time of day, you can catch buskers playing solo on the sidewalk (toss a dollar or three into their instrument cases), join the jam session on Saturday mornings on the Square; or have a glass […]

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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:
Jan-June 2019

Cue Music

Arts & Jazz Gives the People What they Want for 39th Year Grab your friends, your hippest clothes and your coziest dancing shoes for the jazziest fest around. The 39th-annual Denton Arts & Jazz Festival will take place Friday, April 26 to Sunday, April 28 at Quakertown Park. The entertainment includes 3,000 musicians, artists and […]

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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:
July-Dec 2018

North Texas Fair & Rodeo cowboys up for the 90th time this August

The North Texas Fair & Rodeo will celebrate its 90th year in 2018. Many things have changed, but one thing has not: hats. A sea of cowboy hats will be visible everywhere. Some will wear one from their collection at home, while others will purchase one from a vendor at the fair. George Stetson manufactured […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2018

The Short List

“Sometimes, I just sit and watch people enjoying the festival.” Carol Short walks around the brightly lit office of the Denton Festival Foundation, recalling her favorite musical acts from the annual Denton Arts and Jazz Festival by peering at the patchwork of colorful posters that adorn the walls, jogging her memory of 38 years of […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2018

Plan your perfect ‘I do’ at the Denton Bridal Show

So your significant other just popped the question, and now you’re stressing about making your overflowing Pinterest wedding board come to life. Where to go and what to do? Come January, buy your ticket to the Denton Bridal Show, your big one-stop shop for any and all brides-to-be. Ninety vendors will be there, helping you […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2018

A safe haven

Opening night was brisk, somewhere in the mid-40s, but if the chilly weather scared anyone away from showing up, you wouldn’t know it from the line that formed outside the Campus Theatre. The queue of people stretched down Hickory, turned on to Elm and came to an end near First People’s Jewelers. And that was […]

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