Denton Live Issue:
Featured, 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:
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

‘If I could survive that’…

Storm chasing photographer Al Key brings his years of experience to Thin Line Fest More than anything else, photographer Al Key loves shooting lightning. And he would do anything to get a good shot, even if it means being struck by lightning. Back in the early 1980s, around midnight somewhere between Watauga and Haslet, Key […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-Dec 2017

A mix of fall

Denton goes all out for Halloween celebration Coffins careen down Hickory Street, probably the only time they were in a rush to get to their destination. Ghosties, ghoulies and puppets walk the streets with lanterns, accompanied by musicians. And a spookily funny band of misfits share poetry and song, taking you back to a time […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-Dec 2017

From Highways to Hues

Aislynn Mossman has competed in every Chalk Fest since she was 15, but last year, she took a risk. In a race against the clock, she decided to change her design at the last minute. Just a few hours before the competition was supposed to begin, Aislynn stayed up late into the night, sketching a […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-Dec 2017

Where Music Meets Technology

DentonRadio.com DJ Kind Beats creates his tunes with the help of his computer “Hey, want to go to a show with me?” This is what we did when I was a kid. Video games existed, but not like they do now. No YouTube, no Netflix. You had to rent a VHS and if you didn’t […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-Dec 2017

Take a Seat

Chairy Orchard gives new meaning to resting place A manicured green lot cornered between two houses in a friendly, residential neighborhood holds a Denton treasure. Lining the fences of the bordering houses, hanging from the trees and scattered across the yard are dozens of chairs.    It’s not a big lot, but when you put […]

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The Denton Arts & Jazz Festival attracts more than 3,000 musicians every year to the 7 stages that are dotted throughout Quakertown Park. Photo courtesy of the Denton Festival Foundation

Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2017

Art & All That Jazz

A Glimpse into the origins of the Denton Arts & Jazz Festival The year is 1986. A troupe of dancers dressed in Egyptian costumes stand on a concrete stage. There is a crowd of people in front of them, parents eager to watch their children perform and festival-goers who are just interested in what is […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2017

Three rounds with Thin Line

With the help of a few drinks, the minds behind Denton’s only documentary festival take us behind the scenes In front of us sits a photographer, a documentarian, and a seasoned festival booker. In front of them sits various beers and wines from across the world. It’s not often you can convince such different artists […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2017

Live on Air with DentonRadio.com’s Dunashay Thomas

Your alarm didn’t go off, you’re late, and you spilled piping hot coffee in your lap. Or maybe today just isn’t particularly inspiring. But the man on the radio is sending out words of encouragement as he spins songs coming from a treasure trove of local musicians. He gives you food for thought as he […]

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