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Feb 28

2016

Together but not the Same: #DentonBucketList: Horse Country Tours

The scene opens on a pianist, fingers poised above the keys, head bent in concentration. And then he plays. It took a nanosecond at most for my brain to register the scene and develop an expectation about what would happen when the musician’s fingers connected with the instrument’s keys. So it was a shocking attention-getter […]

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Mon

Nov 02

2015

#Dentoning this week

There’s always something happening in Denton! Our town is filled to the brim with creativity, unique stores and restaurants, talented musicians and it grows each and every day! Here’s what’s happening this week in Denton so you can plan your #Dentoning. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2ND ART EXHIBITS Recent Works by Matthew Bourbon + Michael Furrh LIVE […]

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Sun

Oct 11

2015

Time to Come Home

Remember “The Wizard of Oz?”  Dorothy’s black and white everyday life bursts into brilliant technicolor as soon as the cyclone drops the old Kansas farmhouse alongside the yellow brick road in a land among people the likes of which she’d never seen.  I feel today a bit like Dorothy. The sun sets in a misty […]

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Sep 28

2015

#Dentoning this week

There’s always something happening in Denton! Our town is filled to the brim with creativity, unique stores and restaurants, talented musicians and it grows each and every day! Here’s what’s happening this week in Denton so you can plan your #Dentoning. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28TH Cosmic Visions: Works by John Calabrese The HELMET Project | Gary […]

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Sep 14

2015

#Dentoning this week

There’s always something happening in Denton! Our town is filled to the brim with creativity, unique stores and restaurants, talented musicians and it grows each and every day! Here’s what’s happening this week in Denton so you can plan your #Dentoning.   MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14TH Cosmic Visions: Works by John Calabrese The HELMET Project | […]

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Wed

Aug 12

2015

A Rodeo Journey

Amazing and fun things happen in Denton during the summer. It’s sunny, the weather is warm, there’s swimming, and the North Texas Fair and Rodeo (NTFR) takes the city by storm every August.  The NTFR is an annual event that draws a big crowd full of locals, out-of-towners, and competitors. Even though football is known […]

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Fri

May 02

2014

Champions Among Us

When we think of local Olympians, the two at the forefront are Jordan Malone and Johnny Quinn.  We are impressed with their speed and strength and celebrate their achievements because they claim Denton as home.   Did you realize that we have other champions that reside here year round and celebrate the originality of Denton? Just […]

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Wed

Feb 19

2014

Horseback Daredevils Captured Hearts at Thin Line

Sadly Thin Line is over but it did not end without leaving a strong impression.  The festival continually exposed us to worlds we otherwise would never have thought of seeking.  I was especially excited to see a film that told the story of my heritage through a woman’s equestrian team listed in the schedule.  I was even […]

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North Texas Horse Country Tours, Horses,

Tue

Sep 03

2013

North Texas Horse Country: It’s Western Science

North Texas Horse Country may inspire the stereotypical images of cowboys in a rural outback still getting around town on horses.  And while it’s not the image some locals prefer, it is that image that draws visitors from all over the world to pay Horse Country a visit.  When they see it for themselves, however, visitors […]

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Fri

Aug 16

2013

North Texas State Fair- 85 Years of Fun

hink about 85 years.  That’s longer than most of our life spans – even mine! Let’s see…85 years ago, it was 1928.  Here in America: The Great Depression was heavily in the making – the Great Stock Market crash and the horribly infamous Black Tuesday would happen in just over a year. Herbert Hoover was […]

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