Posts Tagged ‘denton’
Isabel Cano’s “Pirouette in Fuchsia”

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Fort Worth Weekly
The school year will be upon us before you know it, but before that happens, UNT on the Square is showing its first-ever exhibit devoted to the members of VAST. Some 60 artists will have their works on display for only 10 days,...


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Civil Disobedience in Denton

Static
As a philosophy professor, Adam Briggle spent years wrapping his brain around the weighty thoughts of great thinkers. He’s shared his knowledge with students and his two young children. But, until this week, he did more think...



Is Gov. Abbott signing away our environmental protections? Courtesy of Austin-American Statesman

HB40 Switcheroo

Even before the ink has dried on a new law, Denton is already under assault from drillers.
Peter Gorman
On Monday, May 18, Governor Greg Abbott signed into law a bill that eliminates many local restrictions on gas drilling and fracking in the state. Called the Denton Fracking Law by many of its critics, HB40 says that if an ordin...


Ken Weaver’s “Wawona”

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Fort Worth Weekly
Many artists have incorporated text into their art, but VAST’s Merging Visions has taken the practice to an unusual end by pairing works of art with works of verse composed by local poets. This show for National Poetry Month ...



Brenna Schraufnagel’s “Mint Couch”

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Fort Worth Weekly
While Fort Worth is sweeping up after Spring Gallery Night last week, Denton is holding its First Friday art walk, which includes a juried show at UNT on the Square of works done by graduate and undergraduate students. The open...


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Do 35 Denton

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Not only because it’s part of my job but because, y’know, I kinda like music, I listen to a lot of college radio: Pitchfork Radio, Spotify, Pandora, Slacker, KXT (in the car). And while I can’t go to as many shows (tourin...



Fort Worth Museum of Science and History plays Humpback Whales in its IMAX theater.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 11 - Old warhorses and new music alike will be spotlighted at UNT’s Concerto Concert, featuring the music department’s brightest soloists. They’ll be performing arias by Stravinsky and Donizetti, as well as works by P...


Valerie Arnett of Junker Val's

Repubs to the Rescue

Static
Poor gas drillers. All they want to do is drill miles underground to extract natural gas, inject a little dirty wastewater into the ground, smear chemical-laden drilling mud all over the landscape, destroy roads, emit a few lou...



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Believe What We Tell You, Not What You See

STATIC
Static was pretty impressed when Denton decided to ban hydraulic gas fracking within its city limits in early November. Naturally, the gas industry is all verklempt and fighting the ban. Two lawsuits have been filed thus far, o...


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Denton Voters Do What Mike Moncrief Said Couldn’t Be Done

Jeff Prince
Former Mayor Mike Moncrief told Fort Worth residents a decade ago that natural gas drillers would sue any city attempting to ban the hydraulic fracturing process. Moncrief’s near manic support of gas drilling seemed weird...