Denton Live Issue:
Featured, Jan-June 2019

Glitter and gold

TWU gymnastics vying for 12th national title There are many differing opinions of Denton’s “best kept secret.” From food trucks to quaint spots in the park, it seems each denizen of our endlessly exciting city has something different in mind when they bring this up. In reality, our true best kept secret may be no […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Featured, Jan-June 2019

Humble beginnings, handmade goods

Celebrate the Denton Community Market’s 10th anniversary Live music fills the air as people pass by tables of locally-made goods. Handmade jewelry glistens in the sun and fresh produce is arranged in piles on a table. The green lawn on West Mulberry Street is full of Saturday morning activity as vendors exchange smiles and small […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Featured, 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

Let’s Dish

TWU’s Cookbook Collection serves up more than just good food You can learn a lot about a community by studying its relationship to food. Cookbooks and recipes are windows into timely culinary trends, food variety and scarcity, economic class and social mores. Tracking and analyzing that information is one of the goals of the Cookbook […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2019

Twilight Tunes

Thanks to the Denton Main Street Association, you can now experience the music of Denton every Thursday. The Twilight Tunes series invites the best of the best to perform in a free show at the downtown Square every week. Grab your lawn chairs and picnic baskets and enjoy Denton’s brightest musical up-and-comers under the stars. […]

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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

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

Children’s Museum gets rid of ‘Don’t Touch’ rule

Denton has everything. A great music scene, food of every kind, craft beer and not one, but two universities. And soon, Denton will have a children’s museum. Opening Fall of 2018, Explorium Denton Children’s Museum brings learning and fun together. The mission? Disregard the usual ‘don’t touch’ rules and teach kiddos through interaction instead. Located […]

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