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Mon

Apr 17

2017

#Dentoning this week – April 17, 2017

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, APRIL 17TH DISCOVER DENTON WELCOME CENTER Denton Radio in the Morning LIVE with […]

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Wed

Feb 24

2016

THIN LINE: Tacos, Tunes and Two Left Feet

When you think of a festival, the mind really only goes in two directions. You’re either picturing some artsy-fartsy films you’ve never heard of, or antiques and taco trucks. And, while yes, both of those situations can hold equally delicious and infuriating results, they are also only a small part of what the word really […]

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Mon

Feb 15

2016

#Dentoning this week – February 15, 2016

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, FEBRUARY 15TH ART EXHIBITS Behold the People: R.C. Hickman’s Photographs of Black Dallas […]

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Sun

Feb 14

2016

#dentonbucketlist: Thin Line Fest

A couple of weeks ago, this column talked about the Denton Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) effort to build a Denton Bucket List.  Thanks to the many of you who have submitted ideas.  Here are some of your additions: Go to the Denton Arts & Jazz Festival. Participate in the Sunset Toast at LSA Burger. […]

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Thu

Feb 11

2016

Thin Line: One Million Steps presents Turkish anguish through tap dance

Maybe you’re out, just a good night out on the town. Maybe you’re with someone, someone special. Maybe y’all go get a drink, a bite to eat, or catch a movie. Or, maybe you find a quiet place, an old skating rink’s parking lot or a hilltop overlooking the city. The stars and the moon […]

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Thu

Feb 11

2016

Thin Line: Ave Rats Lost Downtown demonstrates navigating life in tough times

Ave Rats Lost Downtown, is a short documentary by Christopher Schlumpf, exhibits the homeless youth of Seattle, Washington. It follows a couple of people, and their struggles with homelessness, and particularly speaking, these people live on 4th Ave. The scenes of the film show the contrast of the richer parts of Seattle to its slums. […]

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Wed

Feb 10

2016

Thin Line: Radio Orson

I’m reminded of Little Orphan Annie. Not literally, because I wasn’t alive when it was one of most popular radio programs for kids. In fact, I don’t really even have a reference to it other than Ralphie from “A Christmas Story.” Old Ralphie is remembering his childhood, around 1940, when he would sit by the […]

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Wed

Feb 10

2016

Thin Line: The Man with Four Legs illustrates a surreal tragedy

If you’re into plot-twisting thrillers, I highly recommend The Man with Four Legs, directed and written by Ed Christmas. It trails three young documentarists who are trying to closely follow a schizophrenic man who calls himself James Davis. He has a mysterious gash in his head, and claims to know a woman who does not […]

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Tue

Feb 09

2016

Thin Line: Time Simply Passes looks at justice for a hopeful man

When wrongfully convicted of killing his own seven children, James Richardson faces the death penalty. However, he is released a whopping 21 years later after he is finally proven innocent. Time Simply Passes is a compelling documentary that unveils Richardson’s story of receiving justice, through a 47-year process. James is a small town migrant accused of poisoning […]

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Tue

Feb 09

2016

Thin Line: Life on Bitcoin

It’s no secret that we live in a digital world. We can watch TV on our phones whenever we want, or keep track of far we’ve walked throughout the day on our watches. Mailing physical letters has been outdated for a while now, but the ease and quickness at which emails can be shared now […]

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