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IN THE SPOTLIGHT THIS WEEK
THURSDAY 9 a.m. — Denton ISD spelling bee at the district’s Professional Development Center, 1212 Bolivar St., in Pecan Rooms A and B. The top three students from each of the six middle schools will compete. The Denton ISD winner and runner-up will qualify for the Denton County Spelling Bee, which will be at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 9 in the same location. 9:30 a.m. — Crafters’ Corner at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Work on projects and learn new techniques. Free. Call 940349-8752 or visit www.denton library.com. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Needlepoint 101, taught by Denise deRusha, at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Program size is limited; register at library. Free. Call 940-3498752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com. 7 p.m. — Review of proposed gas well drilling regulations written by the Denton Stakeholder Drilling Advisory Group, hosted by the League of Women Voters of Denton, in Room 178 at the UNT Environmental Education, Science and Technology Building, at West Hickory Street and Avenue C. Speaker is professor Adam Briggle. 7 p.m. — Denton High School Theatre presents Jekyll & Hyde at the Denton High auditorium, 1007 Fulton St. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Call 940-3692002. 7 p.m. — Ryan High School’s theater arts department presents Hairspray at the Ryan High auditorium, 5101 E. McKinney St. All tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the school in advance or at the door. Call 940-369-3000. 7 to 8 p.m. — Conversation Club, for those wishing to practice their English language skills with others, at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. No registration required. Call 940-349-8752.
FRIDAY 2 to 3:30 p.m. — “Introduction to Computers,” for people just starting to learn the computer, at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Class covers terminology and Windows. Must be able to use a mouse. Free. Call 940-349-8752 to register. 7 p.m. — Ryan High School’s theater arts department presents Hairspray at the Ryan High auditorium, 5101 E. McKinney St. All tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the school in advance or at the door. Call 940-369-3000. 7 p.m. — Denton High School Theatre presents Jekyll & Hyde at the Denton High auditorium, 1007 Fulton St. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Call 940-3692002. 7:30 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents Laughter on the 23rd Floor by Neil Simon, at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for students and seniors. Call 940-3821915 or visit www.campustheatre. com.
Denton Community Theatre regulars and newcomers alike star in Laughter on the 23rd Floor by Neil Simon. Courtesy photo/ Joy Estee Pierce
DCT goes behind the scenes Comedy looks at what happens when the cameras are off
hat’s that racket? Denton Community Theatre opens Neil Simon’s Laughter on the 23rd Floor this weekend. The comedy was inspired by Simon’s days as a young TV writer, and the characters are based on some of the most enduring names in comedy —
SATURDAY 10 a.m. to noon — “Beginning Genealogy” class at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Topics include gathering family information, using genealogical forms, accessing vital records, locating census records and using the resources available in the library’s special collections. Free. Call 940-349-8752 to register. 1:30 to 3 p.m. — Quilling workshop taught by Susannah Lindsay McLaughlin at Bayless-Selby House Museum, 317 W. Mulberry St. Cost is $5; supplies included. Call 940-3492865. 2 to 3 p.m. — Make a case for your e-book reader out of an old hardcover book at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. For ages 12 and older. Supplies will be provided. Free. Register by e-mailing email@example.com or calling 940-349-8762. 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. — “Cabin Fever Fiesta” for Diary of a Wimpy Kid fans at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free celebration of Jeff Kinney’s latest book includes games, snacks and activities. Free. Call 940349-8752 to register. 3 to 4 p.m. — “Science Fair FAQs” at South Branch Library, 3228
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Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner and Larry Gelbart chief among them. Like Noises Off, Laughter on the 23rd Floor shows that what happens behind the scenes can be funnier than what’s on the air. Amy Jackson directs familiar faces in the roles of Kenny Franks (Damon Wadyko), Val Slotsky (Pat Watson), Ira Stone (Dennis Welch), Max Prince (Travis Barth), Carol Wyman (Misty Baptiste), Milt Fields (Johnny Bryant) and Bryan Doyle (Bryan Thomas Patrick).
The roles of Lucas Brickman and Helen are played by newcomers Jake Smith and Erin Elliott. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. this Friday and Saturday and Feb. 3-4, with matinee shows at 2 p.m. Sunday and Feb. 5, at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for students and seniors. The play is rated R for strong language. For reservations, call 940-382-1915. — Staff report
ON THE COVER DREAMS RISING Rise and Dream, a documentary in which 13 Filipino teenagers learn to play traditional instruments in time for a community concert, will debut at Denton’s Thin Line Film Fest next month. (Courtesy photo) Story on Page 8
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VALENTINE EVENTS 7 p.m. Feb. 7 — Valentine Story Time at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Kids ages 1-5 can hear heartwarming stories and songs, then make Valentine cards. Free. Call 940-349-8752. 4:30 p.m. Feb. 8 — Make Valentine’s Day cards for parents and loved ones at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. For children and teens of all ages. Free. Call 940-349-8752. 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 9 — My Little Valentine Family Dance at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Boys and girls 12 and younger and their guardians are invited for an evening of dancing with a live DJ and refreshments. $2 photos, $2 roses and $1 glow products will also be available for purchase. Advance tickets for $5 per person are available online and at the Civic Center until 5 p.m. Feb. 9. Tickets will cost $7 at the door. Call 940-349-7275. 10 a.m. Feb. 10 — Valentine Story Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. For ages 1-5. Free. Call 940-349-8752. 4 to 5 p.m. Feb. 10 — “Sweet
Valentine: Chocolate-Making Class,” a hands-on workshop for participants age 6 and older at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-3498718 to register. 7 to 10:30 p.m. Feb. 10 — City of Corinth’s Daddy-Daughter Valentine’s Dance at Oakmont Country Club, 1901 Oakmont Drive. The dance for ages 4-8 is from 7 to 8:30 p.m.; dance for ages 9-12 is from 9 to 10:30 p.m. Semiformal attire. Admission is $15 per person. Tickets must be purchased in advance at the Recreation Office, 3300 Corinth Parkway. Space is limited to 200 per dance. Photography packages will be available for purchase. 10 a.m. Feb. 11 — Valentine Story Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. For ages 1-5. Free. Call 940-349-8752. 7 p.m. Feb. 14 — Anti-Valentine Teen Party at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Youths 12 and older can make black duct-tape roses, decorate broken heart cookies and create black Valentine’s cards. Free. Call 940-349-8752 to register.
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Teasley Lane. Kids 5 and older and their parents can learn what it takes to make a winning science fair project. Free. Call 940-349-8752. 7 p.m. — Ryan High School’s theater arts department presents Hairspray at the Ryan High auditorium, 5101 E. McKinney St. All tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the school in advance or at the door. Call 940-369-3000. 7 p.m. — Denton High School Theatre presents Jekyll & Hyde at the Denton High auditorium, 1007 Fulton St. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Call 940-3692002. 7 to 11 p.m. — Lake Cities Lions Club’s Casino Night fundraiser at Swisher Courts sports complex, 501 E. Swisher Road in Lake Dallas. Tickets are $40 in advance or $45 at the door. Admission includes a buffet meal, one free drink and $1,000 in casino chips. Tickets can be purchased from Lake Cities Lions Club members or at Swisher Courts, First Security Bank in Hickory Creek or North Star Bank in Lake Dallas. Call Larry Gilbert at 940-595-6216. 7 p.m. — Mr. SHS Pageant at the Sanger High School auditorium, 100 Indian Lane. Eighteen seniors compete in four categories: Western wear, swim wear, talent and formal wear. Tickets are $5 for general seating, available at the door, and $10 for reserved seating. Proceeds help support the Sanger High prom. 7:30 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents Laughter on the 23rd Floor by Neil Simon, at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for students and seniors. Call 940-3821915 or visit www.campustheatre. com.
SUNDAY 2 p.m. — Denton Community Theatre presents Laughter on the 23rd Floor by Neil Simon, at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for students and seniors. Call 940-3821915 or visit www.campustheatre. com.
MONDAY 1:30 p.m. — “The Life of a Holocaust Survivor and TheatreFilm Artist,” a free lecture by Jack Garfein, in the Golden Eagle Suite of the UNT Union, 1155 Union Circle. Garfein survived a German concentration camp and became a successful Broadway director. Contact Richard M. Golden at 940-369-8933 or email@example.com, or Nanette Behning at 940-369-8172 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 3 to 4 p.m. — Back to Basics Nutrition for Boomers class at Emily Fowler Public Library, 502 Oakland St. Better Living for Texans, a division of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service, offers a series of free nutrition and healthy living classes. Classes continue Feb. 6, and
Hart makes strings sing pop
aniel Hart isn’t from Denton. But his musical sensibilities could have easily grown out of the local indie scene.
TURN IT UP Best bets for music this weekend
The Dallas musician has a date at Dan’s Silverleaf on Sunday night with Roy Robertson and Jacob Metcalf, and judging by his album, The Orientalist, Hart writes lyrics with a crooked grin and a polite, Midwestern posture. (He’s ultimately a Kansas boy, so that makes good sense.) Hart plays violin and sings — an idea that might seem easy to dismiss if the musician didn’t have that quality most associated with Rufus Wainwright — matching dark, slightly funny ideas with up-tempo music that sounds like candy to the ear but weighs on the gut like a good cut of meat. Hart is able to suspend his gentlemanly ways on songs like “Black Licorice,” which borrows the Police’s “de doodoo-doo-de-da-da-da” chorus and laces it into shrill, scratchy guitar, pummeling drumbeats and raspy vocals.
those who complete the classes will receive a certificate, recipes and other health-related incentives. To register or for more information, call 349-8752 or e-mail laura.douglas@ cityofdenton.com. 6 to 8:45 p.m. — Chess Night at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Players of all ages and skill levels welcome. Free. Call 940-349-8752. 6:30 p.m. — Denton Bach Choir auditions with rehearsal following in Flinn Hall at First United Methodist Church, 201 S. Locust St. Visit www.dentonbach.com or call Henry Gibbons at 940-382-3636. 8 p.m. — Guest artist recital featuring Anthony Taylor on clarinet in Voertman Hall at the UNT Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu.
TUESDAY 9 to 10:30 a.m. — “Good Grief,” a free one-day grief recovery workshop for adults, at the Ann’s Haven VNA office, 325 W. McKinney St.,
Dallas singer-violinist Daniel Hart marries symphonic sounds and shoe-gazing pop. He plays Dan’s Silverleaf on Sunday. The sound injects a sexy sort of danger in a song about wanting nothing more than to stand back and eat black licorice. In “God of Small Things,” Hart channels filmmaker Zhang Yimou’s soundscapes, warping his violin around rests and setting the scene for the song’s reverb-filled remains. He explores the details that make for ecstatic discovery but that are buried by familiarity: “But with you/I would wish for you something different/A quiet place down by the river/a gentle breeze to calm the air
Suite 101. Free, but reservations are required by calling bereavement coordinator Molly Harrison at 940349-5900. 5 to 8 p.m. — Free income tax assistance at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Offered by Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) courtesy of United Way of Denton County, the IRS and the Denton Public Library. Total income per return cannot exceed $50,000 for taxpayer year 2011. No appointment necessary. Call 940-566-2688. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. — Kindergarten preview at Selwyn College Preparatory School, 3333 W. University Drive. Parents of prospective kindergartners can receive information from teachers and administrators. Call admissions director Talitha Ledet at 940-382-6771 or visit www.selwynschool.com. 7 to 8:45 p.m. — North Branch Writers’ Critique Group, for those interested in writing novels, short stories, poetry or journals, meets at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752. 8 p.m. — Faculty recital featuring
… Let’s stick to the small things/and never let go.” In the end, “God of Small Things” winds East and West together in a slight but satisfying symphony that reveals Hart’s spot-on sensibilities and his intuitive musicianship. Sounds like: The Angelus’ Emil Rapstine lightened up and gave pop a try, or Morrissey found something to feel hopeful for. Details: The show starts at 9 p.m. Sunday. Doors open at 8 p.m. Cover is $5. Dan’s is at 103 Industrial St. — Lucinda Breeding
the UNT College of Music Collaborative Music Celebration in Voertman Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music. unt.edu.
WEDNESDAY 7 to 8:30 p.m. — Exploring Philosophy at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Chat about philosophical questions with Eva H. Cadwallader, professor emerita. Free. Call 940-349-8752 to register.
MUSIC The Abbey Inn Restaurant & Pub Wed: County Rexford, 7:30pm, free. 101 W. Hickory St. 940-566-5483. The Abbey Underground Fri: Kerry Davis Jr. Band, 7pm. 100 W. Walnut St. 940-565-5478. Andy’s Bar Thurs: Fantasma, 8pm. Sat: Bloodwitch, Blurry Vision, 8pm. 122 N. Locust St. 940-565-5400. www.andysbar.webs.com. Art Six Coffee House Thurs: EIBE,
9pm. Fri: T Heislen, 9pm. Sat: Darrin Kobetich, 9pm. Mon: Victor Villareal, Young & Brave, Merryl, 9pm. Music, plays and gallery shows in a house converted into an arts space. No cover. No smoking inside. 424 Bryan St. 940-484-2786. www.facebook. com/artsixcoffeehouse. Banter Thurs: It Is What It Is (hand drumming), 6pm. Fri: Classical guitar, 6pm; jazz, 8pm; Billy Ratcliff, Kim Nall, Jesse Thompson, 10pm. Sat: Mockingbyrd Station, 8pm; Backwater Opera, 10pm. Live local jazz at 8pm each Fri and 6pm each Sat. Each Wed, Denton Stitch & Bitch knitting and crochet, 7pm. 219 W. Oak St. 940-565-1638. www.denton banter.com. Cafe Du Luxe No cover. 3101 Unicorn Lake Blvd. 940-382-7070. www.cafeduluxe.com. Cool Beans 1210 W. Hickory St. 940382-7025. Crazy Horse Saloon Each Thurs, “Blues Power Happy Hour” featuring Three Time Fool, 5:30-8:30pm, free. 508 S. Elm St. 940-591-0586. Dan’s Silverleaf Thurs: Mando Saenz, 8pm. Fri: Seryn, 10pm, $10$13. Sat: This Will Destroy You, Amen Dunes, 10pm, $12-$15. Sun: Daniel Hart, Roy Robertson, Jacob Metcalf, 8pm, $5. Tues: A Lull, Deleted Scenes, Botany, 9pm, $7-$10. Wed: Split Lip Rayfield, AM Ramblers, 9pm, $12-$15. Each Sun, Hares on the Mountain, 5pm, free. Each Mon, Boxcar Bandits, 10pm, free. No smoking indoors. 103 Industrial St. 940320-2000. www.danssilverleaf.com. Fry Street Public House 125 Ave. A. 940-323-9800. www.publichouse denton.com. Fry Street Tavern Fri: BC. 121 Ave. A. 940-383-2337. thefrystreet tavern.com. The Garage Thurs: Manny Trevin. Fri: Neff. Sat: Droo D’Anna. Mon: Open mic. Wed: Brian Scott. Each Mon, open mic, 11:30pm, $1-$5. 113 Ave. A. 940-383-0045. www.the dentongarage.com. The Greenhouse Mon: Wicked Messengers. Live jazz each Mon at 10pm, free. 600 N. Locust St. 940484-1349. www.greenhouse restaurantdenton.com. Hailey’s Club Thurs: “A Knight’s Tale Back 2 School Party” with the Alpha Chi Chapter of Omega Delta Phi, 10pm. Fri: Renzo, 9pm, $6-$10. Sat: The Flametrick Subs, Funeral Drive, Beergnomes, 9pm, $7-$9. Each Thurs, ’80s music, free-$5; each Tues, ’90s music, free-$5. 122 W. Mulberry St. 940-323-1160. www. haileysclub.com. J&J’s Pizza 118 W. Oak St. 940-3827769. www.jandjpizzadenton.com. The LABB 218 W. Oak St. 940-2934240. www.thelabbdenton.com. La Milpa Mexican Restaurant Each Fri, Mariachi Quetzal, 8pm. 820 S. I-35E, Suite 101. 940-382-8470. Love Shack 115 E. Hickory St. 940442-6834. www.loveburgershack. com. Lowbrows Beer and Wine Garden Each Thurs, Fri and Sat, open-mic night. Free. 200 S. Washington St., Pilot Point. 940-686-3801. www. lowbrows.us. Mable Peabody’s Beauty Parlor and Chainsaw Repair 1125 E.
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever is the latest installment in Jeff Kinney’s popular series, published by Amulet Books.
Continued from Page 3 University Drive, Suite 107. 940-5669910. Mad World Records 115 W. Hickory St. 940-591-3001. Rockin’ Rodeo 1009 Ave. C. 940565-6611. www.rockinrodeodenton. com. Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios Thurs: Bobby Jealousy, Pharaohs, Bad Lovers, 9pm, $5-$7. Fri: Achtone, Pastures, Curvette, 9pm, $3-$5. Sat: Meme Gallery presents the work of Christian Millet, music by Peopleodian, Curvette, Dead Mockingbirds, 9pm, $1-$3. Mon: Traxx, Alienata, Convextion, $9, 9pm, $5-$7. Wed: Murder by Death, Hares on the Mountain, 8pm, $12-$14. Each Tues, “Singles Going Steady,” 10pm, free$5. 411 E. Sycamore St. 940-387-7781. www.rubberglovesdentontx.com. Simone Lounge 222 W. Hickory St., Suite 104. 940-387-7240. www. facebook.com/simonelounge. Sweetwater Grill and Tavern Sun: Foo McBubba Big Band. Tues: Jimi Tunnell Group with Pete Gallio. Jazz shows on the patio, 7-9pm, free. 115 S. Elm St. 940-484-2888. Trail Dust Steak House Fri & Sat: Cypress Creek Band. 26501 U.S. 380 East in Aubrey. 940-365-4440. www.trailduststeaks.net. VFW Post 2205 Free karaoke at 8pm each Thurs, Fri and Sat. 909 Sunset St.
IN THE REGION 7:30 p.m. Friday — Dave Walser of the group Beatlegras performs a solo concert on the main stage of the First State Bank Center for the Performing Arts on North Central Texas College’s Gainesville campus. Tickets are $15. For reservations, call 940-668-3355. 6 p.m. Saturday — Winter Chili Challenge & Hootenanny at Mountain Springs Community Center, 173 Mountain Springs Lane in Valley View. The Mountain Springs Jammers will perform bluegrass music. Cost of a bowl of chili will be $2 for adults and $1 for children younger than 12. Admission includes sampling cups. Call 817-999-9551 or visit www.mtspringscc.org.
FUTURE BOOKINGS 8 p.m. March 3 — “The Long March,” a talk by Henry Rollins, at UNT’s Murchison Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $20 for the public; $10 for UNT faculty, staff and Alumni Association members; and free for UNT students with ID. Call 940-369-7802 or visit www.the mpac.com.
LITERARY EVENTS Emily Fowler Central Library 502 Oakland St. 9am-6pm Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat; 9am-9pm Tues & Thurs; 1-5pm Sun. 940-349-8712. Story Time for kids ages 1-5 and their caregivers, 11 a.m. Wednesday Afternoon Adventure Club, a hands-on workshop for kids in
‘Cabin Fever’ a thing to celebrate Denton’s North Branch Library is planning the “Cabin Fever Fiesta” from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Saturday to celebrate Jeff Kinney’s latest book, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever. The event is open to thirdthrough sixth-graders and will include games, snacks, activities and opportunities to win prizes.
grades K-3, 4 p.m. Thursday Toddler Time for kids 12-36 months and their caregivers, 9:30 a.m. Wednesday North Branch Library 3020 N. Locust St. 9am-9pm Mon-Wed, 9am6pm Thurs-Sat, 1-5pm Sun. 940-3498756. Story Time for kids ages 1-5 and their caregivers, 11 a.m. Friday Afternoon Adventure Club, a hands-on workshop for kids in grades K-3, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday Mother Goose Time for infants up to 18 months and their caregivers, 9:30 a.m. Friday Chess Night Casual, non-tournament play, 6-8:45pm Mondays. Secondhand Prose Friends of the Denton Public Libraries’ fundraising bookstore is open 9am-3pm & 5:308:30pm Mon & 9am-3pm Sat. North Branch Writers’ Critique Group Writing novels, short stories, poetry or journals, 7pm Tuesdays. South Branch Library 3228 Teasley Lane. Noon-9pm Mon, 9am-6pm Tues & Thurs-Sat, 9am-9pm Wed, 15pm Sun. 940-349-8251. Story Time for kids ages 1-5 and their caregivers, 10 and 11 a.m.
The program is free, but space is limited. Registration is required and will remain open until the program reaches capacity. To check on space availability, call 940-349-8741 or e-mail juli.gonzalez@cityof denton.com. North Branch Library is at 3020 N. Locust St. — Staff report
Thursday, 10 a.m. Saturday Afternoon Adventure Club, a
hands-on workshop for kids in grades K-3, 3:30 p.m. Thursday Mother Goose Time for infants up to 18 months and their caregivers, 9:30 a.m. Friday Toddler Time, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday
VISUAL ARTS Art Six Coffee House 424 Bryan St. Mon-Sat 9am-midnight. 940-4842786. Banter 219 W. Oak St. 940-565-1638. Oxide @ Banter group show runs through March 13. Cafe Du Luxe 3101 Unicorn Lake Blvd. 940-382-7070. www.cafe duluxe.com. Center for the Visual Arts 400 E. Hickory St. Free. Tues-Sun 1-5pm. 940-382-2787. www.dentonarts.com. The Chestnut Tree 107 W. Hickory St. Mon-Fri 9am-3pm, Sat 9am2:30pm, Sun 11am-2pm. 940-5919475. www.chestnuttearoom.com. A Creative Art Studio 227 W. Oak St., Suite 101. Mon-Sat 12-6pm, Sun by appointment only. 940-442-1251. www.acreativeartstudio.com
DENTON PARKS AND RECREATION It’s your last chance to register for several sports leagues: NFL flag football for ages 5-12, adult flag football, adult basketball and adult volleyball. Registration ends Friday. For league details and to register, visit www. dentonparks.com or call 940-3497275. Register now for an eight-week intermediate foil fencing course from 8 to 9:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, Feb. 1 through March 28, at North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. The class includes instruction to improve skills and bout, as well as electronic equipment. For more information and to register, visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-349-7275. New sessions of the following adult dance classes begin next week: “Basic Progressive Country” from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Jan. 31 through March 6, at Denia Recreation Center, 1001 Parvin St.; “Beginning Two-Step and Waltz” from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Jan. 31 through March 6 at Denia Recreation Center; and “Hip Hop” from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, Feb. 1-29, at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 1300 Wilson St. For details, registration and a complete listing of dance classes, visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940349-7275. Youths ages 10 to 17 can learn neces-
For more information about Parks and Recreation programs, call 940349-PARK (7275), visit www. dentonparks.com or e-mail email@example.com.
Cupboard Natural Foods and Cafe 200 W. Congress St. 940-387-5386. Farmer’s & Merchant’s Gallery Early and contemporary Texas art. 100 N. Washington St., Pilot Point. Fri-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 1-5pm. 940686-2396. www.farmersand merchantsgallery.com. Gallery 010 in the TWU student union, at the corner of Bell Avenue and Administration Drive. Mon-Thurs 8-9; Fri 8-5; Sun 1-9. Free. Green Space Arts Collective Gallery hours are Mon 5-6:30pm, TuesWed 4-7pm, and by appointment by calling 940-387-2722. 529 Malone St. Impressions by DSSLC Store selling ceramics by residents of Denton State Supported Living Center. 105 1/2 W. Hickory St. 940-382-3399. Jupiter House 114 N. Locust St. 940-387-7100. La Meme Gallery At Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios, 411 E. Sycamore St. www.lamemegallery.com. Oxide Gallery Commercial gallery in Linwood-Alford Florist. 501 W. Hickory St. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-1pm. 940-483-8900. www. oxidegallery.com. SCRAP Denton Nonprofit store selling reused materials for arts and crafts. 215 W. Oak St. 940-391-7499. www.scrapdenton.org. TWU Blagg-Huey Library MonThurs 7:30am-midnight, Fri 7:30am10pm, Sat 9am-6pm, Sun 2pm-midnight. 1322 Oakland St. 940-8983701. www.twu.edu/library.
TWU East and West galleries in the TWU Fine Arts Building, at Oakland Street and Pioneer Circle. Free. Mon-Fri 9-4, weekends by appointment. 940-898-2530. www.twu.edu/visual-arts. UNT Art Gallery in the UNT Art Building, 1201 W. Mulberry St. at Welch. Tues noon-5pm, Wed-Thurs 9:30am-8pm, Fri-Sat noon-5pm. Free. 940-565-4316. www.art.unt.edu. “Collections, Cultures, and Collaborations: Selections from the Permanent Collection at the College of Visual Arts and Design” runs through Feb. 11. UNT Cora Stafford Gallery In UNT’s Oak Street Hall, 1120 W. Oak St. TuesFri 10am-2pm or by appointment. 940-565-4005. UNT on the Square 109 N. Elm St. Free. Mon-Fri 9am-noon & 1-5pm, with extended hours Thurs until 8pm; Sat 11am-3pm. 940-369-8257. http://untonthesquare.unt.edu. UNT Union Gallery Level 3, UNT Union, 400 Ave A. Mon-Sat 8am10pm. 940-565-3829. www.unt. edu/union/gallery.htm. Visual Arts Society of Texas Member organization of the Greater Denton Arts Council offers community and continuing education for local visual artists, professional and amateur. Meetings are at the Center for the Visual Arts, 400 E. Hickory St. Visit www.vastarts.org or call Executive Director Lynne Cage Cox at 972-VAST-ORG.
sary skills to care for infants and children in the Cross Lifeline Child Care and Babysitting Course from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 4 at North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. The $54 fee includes a workbook, a completion card, and instruction in diapering, feeding, CPR and first aid. For more information and registration, visit www.dentonparks. com or call 940-349-8287. Register now for new sessions of sports instruction classes at Denia Recreation Center: Soccer Sparks Skills Academy on Wednesdays and Fridays, Feb. 1-29, from 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. for ages 4 to 5; and from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. for ages 6 to 8; Texas Isshinryu Karate Kai for all ages from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Feb. 2-28; “Rock the Wall” Rock Climbing Instruction for ages 7 to 15 from 7 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays, Feb. 7-28. For details and to register, visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940349-8285. Show off your table tennis skills in Denia Recreation Center’s pingpong tournament at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Entry costs $5 per player. For more information, call 940-349-8285.
DINING RESTAURANTS AMERICAN CUISINE Central Grill 1005 Ave. C. 940-3239464. Dusty’s Bar and Grill Laid-back bar just off the Square serves a beltbusting burger and fries, a kitchen homily for meat and cheese lovers. Seven plasma TVs for fans to track the game, or patrons can take part in interactive trivia and poker. 119 S. Elm St. Daily noon-2am. $-$$. 940243-7300. The LABB 218 W. Oak St. 940-2934240. www.thelabbdenton.com. The Loophole Square staple has charming menu with cleverly named items, like Misdemeanor and Felony nachos. Decent range of burgers. 119 W. Hickory St. Daily 11am-2am; food served until midnight. Full bar. $-$$. 940-565-0770. www.loopholepub. com. Pourhouse Sports Grill Classy sports bar and restaurant boasts large TVs and a theater-style media room and serves burgers, pizza, salads and generous main courses. Full bar. Smoking on patio only. 3350 Unicorn Lake Blvd. Sun-Thurs 11-10, Fri-Sat 11-12. $-$$. 940-484-7455. Rocky’s Sports Bar Big games on big screens plus some pretty big tastes, too. Now open for lunch. For finger food, roll chicken chipotle and battered jalapeno and onion strips are standouts. Homestyle burgers; savory Caesar salad with chicken. Full bar. 2000 W. University Drive. Daily 11am-2am. $. 940-382-6090. Rooster’s Roadhouse “We Ain’t Chicken” is what the eatery claims, though the menu kindly includes it on a sandwich and in a wing basket — plus barbecue, burgers and hangout appetizers. Beer. 113 Industrial St. Sun-Wed 11-10; Thurs-Sat 11-midnight. $. 940-382-4227. www. roosters-roadhouse.com.
RT’s Neighborhood Bar 1100 Dallas Drive, Suite 124. 940-381-2277. Sweetwater Grill & Tavern It may claim a place among the world’s other memorable pubs, rathskellers, hangouts and haunts where the food satisfies as much as the libations that wash them down. 115 S. Elm St. Tues-Sat 11-2am, Sun-Mon 11-midnight. $-$$. 940-484-2888. II Charlies Bar & Grill 809 Sunset St. 940-891-1100.
Sun 6am-2pm. 940-591-9105. NV Cupcakes Gourmet cupcakes and other sweets. 4251 FM2181, Suite 216, Corinth. Tues-Sat 11am6pm or until sellout. 817-996-2852. www.nvcupcakes.com. Ravelin Bakery Gourmet bakery offers fresh-baked bread, mouthwatering sweets and a fine cup of coffee. 416 S. Elm St. Tues-Sat 6:30am-5:30pm, Sun 8am-5:30pm. 940-382-8561.
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Little Asia 7650 S. I-35E, Corinth. 940-269-1110. Mr. Chopsticks This pan-Asian eatery does a little Chinese, Japanese, Thai and even Indian food. Offers a plethora of tasty appetizers and entrees. Many vegetarian dishes. Beer and wine. 1633 Scripture St. Mon-Sat 11-10, Sun 11:30-9. $-$$. 940-382-5437. Ramen Republic Offers build-yourown Asian-inspired noodle bowls, teppanyaki stir-fry and salads. Exhibitions feature local artists. Beer, wine, sake. 210 E. Hickory St. SunThurs 11-9:30, Fri-Sat 11-10. $. 940387-3757. Royal East Hefty Japanese offering (including sushi bar) plus Korean and Chinese dishes. Pleasing Fire Mountain Roll. Mochi ice cream is a dessert unlike anything else. Beer, wine and sake. No smoking. 1622A W. University Drive. Mon-Sat 11-10. $$$. 940-383-7633.
Banter Gourmet sandwiches and salads, breakfast items, coffee and espresso, plus traditional Spanish tapas by reservation only. Beer and wine. No smoking inside. 219 W. Oak St. Daily 10am-midnight. $. 940-5651638. Bochy’s Bistro Fusion menu grabs elements of European cuisines with many salad and sandwich selections. Winning Greek chicken lisi panini. Artful desserts: tuxedo cake, cream cheese brownie. No smoking. 2430 I35E, Suite 136. Mon-Thurs 8-3, Fri-Sat 8-8, Sun brunch 8-2. $$. 940-3873354. Cafe Du Luxe Upscale casual spot for conversation and a cup of coffee, a light meal, dessert or a glass of fine wine. Specialty coffee beans are freshly roasted; wine list includes
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BAKERIES Davis Purity Bakery Denton’s oldest bakery has sculpted but simple and flavorful cakes, soft egg bread, cookies and more. 520 S. Locust St. MonSat 5am-5:30pm. 940-387-6712. Ester’s Tortilleria & Bakery Mexican bakery offers panoply of scents: cakes, pastries and sweets, lunch-able entrees, and tortillas in bulk. 710 Elm St. Mon-Sat 6am-9pm,
vintages both familiar and relatively unknown. Beer & wine. 3101 Unicorn Lake Blvd. Mon-Thurs 5:30am-10pm, Fri 5:30am-11pm, Sat 6am-11pm, Sun 7am-9pm. $. 940-382-7070. The Chestnut Tree Salads, sandwiches, soups and other lunch options served in back of small shop on the Square. Chicken pot pie is stellar. Tasty quiche. Decadent fudge lava cake and rich carrot cake. No smoking. 107 W. Hickory St. Mon-Fri 9am-3pm, Sat 9am-2:30pm, Sun 11am-2pm. $-$$. 940-591-9475. Cups and Crepes Eatery serves up both traditional American and European breakfasts and lunch. Get biscuits and gravy or test a crepe filled with rich hazelnut spread. Specialty coffees. Smoking on patio only. 309 Fry St. Thurs-Sun 8am3pm. $. 940-387-1696.
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GREEK Michael’s Kitchen Family-owned restaurant offers a Greek/Lebanese menu, plus American food, for all three meals. Breakfast buffet weekdays. BYOB. 706 Fort Worth Drive. Daily 5:30am-10pm. $. 940-3823663. www.michaelskitchengreek. com. Yummy’s Greek Restaurant Small eatery with wonderful food. Tasty salads, hummus, falafel, dolmas and kebabs. Good veggie plate and gyros. Yummy cheesecake and baklava. BYOB. 210 W. University Drive. MonThurs 11-9, Fri-Sat 11-10, Sun noon-9. $-$$. 940-383-2441.
Restaurant profiles and listings are compiled by the Denton Record-Chronicle and The Dallas Morning News. A comprehensive list of Dallas-Fort Worth area restaurants is available at www.guidelive.com. Denton Time publishes restaurant profiles and a guide of restaurants that have been featured in the weekly dining section and online at DentonRC.com. Profiles and listings are not related to advertising and are published as space is available. Denton Time does not publish reviews. Incorrect information can be reported by e-mail to drc@denton rc.com, by phone to 940-566-
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HAMBURGERS Burger Time Machine 301 W. University Drive. 940-384-1133. Cool Beans Funky atmosphere in old building. Menu offers foodstuffs that go well with a cold beer — fried things, nachos, hamburgers, etc. Veggie burger too dependent on salt, but good fries are crispy with skin still attached. Full bar. 1210 W. Hickory St. Daily 11am-2am. $. 940382-7025. Denton County Independent Hamburger Co. Custom-built burgers with a juicy, generous patty, fresh fixings on a worthy bun. 113 W. Hickory St. Mon-Sat 11-3. 940-3831022. 2nd location: 715 Sunset St. Mon-Sat 11-8. 940-382-3037. $. No credit cards. Beer at 2nd location. Love Shack Chef Tim Love’s third gourmet hamburger establishment, with patties made from half prime brisket, half tenderloin. Plus fries, chicken, fish, hot dogs, soups, salads and the milkshake of the day. Full bar. 115 E. Hickory St. 11am-midnight SunThurs; 11-2am Fri-Sat. 940-442-6834. www.loveburgershack.com. Katz’s Hamburgers 901-A Ave. C. 940-442-6200. Mr. Frosty Old-timey joint has all your fast-food faves but with homemade quality, including its own root beer. Atmosphere and jukebox take you back to the ’50s. 1002 Fort Worth Drive. Tues-Sun 11am-11pm. $. 940-387-5449. RG Burgers & Grill 2430 S. I-35E, Suite 172. 940-383-2431.
HOME COOKING Babe’s Chicken Dinner House 204 N. Fourth St., Sanger. Tues-Fri 4:309pm, Sat 11-9 and Sun 11-3. $-$$. 940-458-0000. Betty’s Cafe Diners get buffet selections of homestyle standards: catfish, fried chicken, meatloaf and barbecue ribs. Homemade rolls and pie are available to go. Breakfast buffets made to fill you up, and kids ages 1-5 eat for $2. 710 S. U.S. Highway 377 in Aubrey. Mon-Sun 6am-2:30pm, WedFri 5-8pm. $. 940-365-9881. Bonnie’s Kitchen 6420 N. I-35. 940-383-1455. Jay’s Cafe 110 W. Main St., Pilot Point. 940-686-0158. Krum Diner Offers homestyle cuisine, seafood and Italian food, along with Greek and assorted desserts, and sandwiches, burgers, dinner
plates and more. 145 W. McCart St., Krum, Mon-Sat 7am-8pm, Sun 9am2pm. $. 940-482-7080. OldWest Cafe As winner of the Best Breakfast and Best Homestyle Cooking titles in Best of Denton 2009 through 2011, this eatery offers a wide selection of homemade meals. Denton location: 1020 Dallas Drive. Mon-Sat 6am-2pm, Sun 7am2pm. $. 940-382-8220. Sanger location: 711 N. Fifth St. Daily 7am-2pm. 940-458-7358. 817-442-9378. Prairie House Restaurant Open since 1989, this Texas eatery serves up mesquite-grilled steaks, babyback ribs, buffalo burgers, chickenfried rib-eyes and other assorted dishes. 10001 U.S. Highway 380, Cross Roads. Daily 11am-10pm. $-$$. 940-440-9760.
11. $-$$. Genti’s Pizza and Pasta 4451 FM2181, Suite 125, Corinth. Mon-Sat 11-10, Sun noon-9. $-$$. 940-4975400. Giuseppe’s Italian Restaurant Romantic spot in bed and breakfast serves Northern Italian and Southern French cuisine. Beer and wine. 821 N. Locust St. Mon-Thurs, 11-2, 5-9, Fri 112 & 5-10, Sat 5-10. Sun 10:30-2. $-$$. 940-381-2712. Luigi’s Pizza Italian Restaurant Family-run spot does much more than pizza, and how. Great New Yorkstyle pies plus delicious southern Italian dishes, from $3.95 pasta lunch special to pricier meals. Beer and wine. 2317 W. University Drive. Sun & Tues-Thurs 11-10, Fri-Sat 11-11. $-$$. 940-591-1988.
Beth Marie’s Old-Fashioned Ice Cream and Soda Fountain Parlor with lots of yummy treats, including more than 40 ice creams made on premises. 117 W. Hickory St. and 2900 Wind River Lane. Mon-Thurs 1110, Fri-Sat 11-11 (Wind River shop open until 11:15pm), Sun noon-10 (lunch daily 11-4). $. 940-384-1818.
Avocado Sushi Restaurant 2430 S. I-35E, Suite 126. 940-383-9812. I Love Sushi Sushi joint features the tempting Denton Roll (tuna, avocado and cream cheese). 917 Sunset St. Mon-Thurs 11am-3pm & 5-10pm, Fri 11am-3pm & 5-10:30pm; Sat noon10:30pm; Sun 12:30-9pm. $$. 940891-6060. Keiichi Sushi chef Keiichi Nagano turns eel, fluke, squid, salmon, yellowtail and tuna into sashimi. Daily fish specials and pasta dishes served with an Asian flair. Homemade tiramisu and fruit sorbets. Wine and beer. 500 N. Elm St. Tues-Sat 5-11. $$-$$$. 940-382-7505. Shogun Steakhouse & Sushi Bar 3606 S. I-35E, Suite 100. 940-3827800. Sushi Cafe 1401 W. Oak St. 940380-1030.
INDIAN Rasoi, The Indian Kitchen Housed in a converted gas station, this Indian dining spot offers a small but carefully prepared buffet menu of curries, beans, basmati rice and samosas. No smoking. 1002 Ave. C. Daily 11am9:30pm. $. 940-566-6125. www. dentonindianfood.com.
ITALIAN Bagheri’s 1125 E University Drive, Suite A. 940-382-4442. Don Camillo Garlic gets served straight up at family-owned restaurant that freely adapts rustic Italian dishes with plenty of American imagination. 1400 N. Corinth St., Suite 103, Corinth. Mon-Wed 11-2:30, 5-9; Thurs-Sat 11-2:30, 5-10. 940-3211100. Fera’s Excellent entrees served bubbling hot. Rich sauces, firm pastas and billowing garlic rolls. Desserts don’t disappoint. Beer and wine. No credit cards. 1407 W. Oak St. 940382-9577. Mon-Thurs 11-10, Fri-Sat 11-
MEXICAN/TEX-MEX Cafe Garibaldi A place with an Italian name, run by a Peruvian, serves good authentic Tex-Mex and Peruvian meals. 1813 N. Elm St. MonSat 11-3 and 5-9. $. 940-591-1131. Casa Galaviz Comfortable, homey atmosphere at small, diner-style restaurant that caters to the morning and noon crowd. Known for homemade flour tortillas and authentic Mexican dishes from barbacoa to menudo. No credit cards. BYOB. 508 S. Elm St. Mon-Fri 7-7; Sat-Sun 7-5. $.
940-387-2675. Chilitos Delicious guacamole; albondigas soup rich with chunky vegetables and big, tender meatballs. Standout: savory pork carnitas. Attentive, friendly staff. Menudo on weekends, breakfast anytime. Full bar. No smoking. 619 S. Denton Drive, Lake Dallas. Mon-Fri 11-9, Sat 10-9. $$$. 940-321-5522. El Chaparral Grille Restaurant serves a duo of American and Mexican-style dishes for breakfast, lunch, some dinners and catering events. Beer, wine & margaritas. 324 E. McKinney St., Suite 102. Mon-Fri 7am-2pm; Fri-Sat 5-9pm; Sun 8am2pm. $. 940-243-1313. El Guapo’s Huge menu encompasses Tex-Mex and Mexican standards as well as ribs, brisket and twists like Santana’s Supernatural Quesadillas (fajita chicken and bacon) and jalapeno-stuffed shrimp. Enchiladas are very good. Full bar. 419 S. Elm St. Mon-Fri 11-10, Sat-Sun 11-11. $$. 940566-5575. El Pariente Roadside grocery and music store serves exemplary Mexican fare. High scores for authenticity and freshness of ingredients. Fajita asada burritos and shrimp cocktails aren’t appetizers but do the trick. 2532 Louise St. Daily 9-8. $. 940-380-1208. Fuzzy’s Taco Shop Eatery stakes claim of wide variety in local taco territory. Breakfast burritos too. Beer, wine and margaritas. 115 Industrial St. Mon-Wed 6:30am-10pm, Thurs 6:30am-midnight, Fri 6:30am-2am, Sat 8am-2am, Sun 8am-10pm. $. 940-380-8226. Hooya! Fun spot makes its point with huge California-style burritos. Delightful quesadillas and tacos, too. Collegiate atmosphere; friendly service. Beer. 1007 Ave. C. Daily 11-9. $$$. 940-381-0272. La Mexicana Strictly authentic Mexican with enough Tex-Mex to keep locals happy. Chili relleno is a winner, with earthy beans and rice. Chicken enchiladas are complex, savory. Swift service with plenty of smiles. Beer. 619 S. Locust St. Daily 9-10. $. 940-483-8019. La Milpa Mexican Restaurant 820 S. I-35E, Suite 101. 940-382-8470. Los Toreros 2900 Wind River Lane, Suite 134. Sun-Thurs 11am-9:30pm; Fri-Sat 11am-midnight. 940-3907693. Mazatlan Mexican Restaurant Authentic Mexican dining includes worthy chicken enchiladas and flautas. Fine standard combo choices and b’fast items with reasonable prices. Quick service. Beer and wine. 1928 N. Ruddell St. Tues-Fri 11-9:30, Sat 8am-9:30pm, Sun 8-4. $. 940566-1718. Mi Casita Mexican Food Fresh, tasty, no-frills Tex-Mex at good prices. Tacos, fajitas, quesadillas, chalupas and more plus daily specials and b’fast offerings. Fast and friendly service. Beer and wine. 110 N. Carroll Blvd. Mon-Sat 7am-9pm. $. 940-891-1932. Mi Casita Express: 905 W. University Drive, Mon-Sat 7am-3pm, 940-891-1938. Miguelito’s Mexican Restaurant The basics: brisk service, family atmosphere and essential selections at a reasonable price. Sopapillas and flan are winners. Beer and margaritas. 1412 N. Stemmons St., Sanger.
940-458-0073. Mi Ranchito Small, family-operated, authentic Tex-Mex spot with $5.50 lunch specials Tues-Fri. Beer. 122 Fort Worth Drive. Tues-Thurs 11am-3pm, 5-9:30pm; Fri-Sun 11-10. $. 940-3811167. Papi’s Tex Mex Grill 421 S. U.S. Highway 377, Argyle. 940-240-1600. Raphael’s Restaurante Mexicano Not your standard Tex-Mex — worth the drive. Sampler appetizer comes with crunchy chicken flautas, fresh guacamole. Pechuga (grilled chicken breast) in creme good to the last bite, and beef fajitas are juicy and flavorful. Full bar. 26615 U.S. 380 East, Aubrey. Tues-Sat 11-10, Sun 11-9. $$$. 940-440-9483. Tortilleria La Sabrocita 201 Dallas Drive. 940-382-0720. Veronica’s Cafe 803 E. McKinney St. 940-565-9809. Villa Grande Mexican Restaurant 12000 E. U.S. Highway 380, Cross Roads. 940-365-1700.
MIDDLE EASTERN Green Zatar Family-owned restaurant/market does it all from scratch, and with speed. Meats like gyros and succulent Sultani Kebab, plus veggie combo and crunchy falafel. Superb saffron rice and sauteed vegetables; impressive baklava. BYOB. No smoking. 609 Sunset St. Daily 11-10. $-$$. 940-383-2051.
NATURAL/VEGETARIAN Cupboard Natural Foods and Cafe Cozy cafe inside food store serves things the natural way. Winning salads; also good soups, smoothies and sandwiches, both with and without meat. Wonderful breakfast including tacos, quiche, muffins and more. No smoking. 200 W. Congress St. MonSat 8-8, Sun 10-7. $. 940-387-5386.
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scenes, Carnahan creates an ominous atmosphere with a flurry of brief images, a polished proficiency unseen in his earlier films. Ottway joins a group of other oil field workers on an air flight. It malfunctions and crashes in the middle of nowhere, leaving only a small group alive to fight the brutal winds and subzero cold. They quickly discover they have also landed in the middle of an area heavily populated with wolves. The group of seven follows a predicted path laid down by survivalist films. The formula calls for the arrogant one, the nerdy one and so on, but all led by wolf expert Ottway, who generates resentment before becoming the de facto leader. The consistent drama comes
to an unknown starlet (Berenice Bejo) who then helps him recover his life and career. Charming mix of comedy and pathos makes this one of the year's joys. And with the best ending of any film this year. Rated PG-13, 100 minutes. — B.A. Beauty and the Beast 3-D A 3-D version of the classic animated tale
about a princess taken captive by a monster who may be more than meets the eye. With the voices of Paige O’Hara, Robby Benson, Richard White, Angela Lansbury and Jerry Orbach. Rated G, 84 minutes. — LAT Contraband (##1/2) Standard action-thriller with a heavy emphasis on the action. Mark Wahlberg plays a
so-called retired smuggler forced into the requisite “last job” to save a relative. He travels to Panama to bring back some illicit booty and becomes involved with an armored car holdup. Naturally, things go awry as do several other of the film’s copious plots. With Kate Beckinsale, Ben Foster and Diego Luna. Rated R, 110
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in the perils the men face and how the men overcome them — or don’t. Some of the special effects, including variable quality green screen projections, animal animatronics, and even some puppetry, come from respected effects supervisor Greg Nicotero and his team. One of the most chilling moments of the film, or any film, comes in a scene in which a large pack of wolves descends on the men at night. Their growls can be heard but all that can be seen are the illuminated sets of eyes peering in on them, seemingly ready to pounce. It’s chilling, much like the rest of this unnerving work.
minutes. — B.A. A Dangerous Method (###) Viggo Mortenson plays Sigmund Freud and Michael Fassbender is Carl Jung in director David Cronenberg's compelling film based on Christopher Hampton's stage play based on John
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he musician-teachers of Rise and Dream had just a week in November 2007 to light a fuse that could turn sound and fury into a new life for 13 Filipino teenagers. They gave it their all, and so did the young musicians — in spite of the innumerable odds brought about by abject poverty and hardscrabble, random violence that are their companions from birth. The Christian Foundation for Children and Aging, a lay Catholic organization that teams up with citizens who live in extreme poverty both through direct mission work and through donor sponsorship, decided to extend its work with the Filipino youths and, over the following years, create a film about the concert that grew out of that weeklong workshop. Denton’s Thin Line Film Fest will screen the world premiere of the documentary next month on the second day of the 10-day festival in downtown Denton.
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Director Judy-Anne Goldman said the film began as a foundation project several years ago. “Anywhere we go to do project work, we take John [Nosack, foundation cinematographer],” Goldman said. “We went to Zamboanga [a city in the southern Philippines]. We were there with our composer, Barclay Martin, to do a one-week workshop to teach Filipino youth to play traditional Filipino music. In all, there ended up being 50 kids from Zamboanga who came. Some of them really engaged, and some not so much. There ended up being 13 kids who agreed to work with us to do a concert.” Goldman said that most of the story on film took place after the one-week workshop. The 13 young men and women volunteered to help the foundation put on a concert for their community. Rehearsals and preparation for the concert took place after the workshop and lasted about two months from November ’07 to January 2008. Accomplished Filipino musicians joined Martin and Paul Pearce, the film’s producer and a reliable guitarist, in rehearsals. The film builds to the concert, but the breakout stars of the documentary are the plucky young Filipinos who surprise themselves with their potential and ability, and who surprise the viewer with their indomitable hope, a spirit that wiggles from under the thumb of the twin oppressions of terrorism and
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poverty. Goldman said it wasn’t difficult to grow fond of the children, a sentiment Pearce confirms in his biography posted on the film’s website. Smiles are mostly big and ready — save one young man who said he “didn’t know how to smile” before joining the little ensemble. The group learns to play kulintangan, a set of bowl-like gongs lined along a rack and hit with bamboo beating sticks; a split bamboo drum called the agong; the kubing, a bamboo reed that hums when the musician blows through it; and the bandurria, a stringed instrument that sounds much like the mandolin. The concert drew 10,000 people, and the young musicians also performed the tinikling, a Filipino dance in which two performers rap two large bamboo poles together and on the ground as dancers step over and between them. The music is one of the rare activities the youths do for themselves. In Zamboanga, impoverished children often pick through heaps of trash for useful or valuable materials and objects. They sell snacks and trinkets on street corners to help their families keep the electricity running in their oftramshackle homes. “It’s not just children who’ve gone through puberty who work,” Goldman said. “It’s children younger than that. These children live in homes where the father might go out and ride a pedicab, and he’ll bring home maybe $5 a day. And the mother might take in laundry or stay at home to take care of the children. These families are sometimes living on less than $10 a day.” In one vignette, a young Filipino man in the ensemble takes the film crew on a tour through his small, clean house. “This is where we all sleep, all five of us,” the boy says, motioning at a spotless floor that looks about the size of a horse stall. What look like woven mats are strung together to make screens — or walls. “Big, isn’t it?” he says. Goldman said the music is traditional, but the musicians
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An ensemble made up of young Filipino men and women performs during the making of Rise and Dream.
RISE AND DREAM What: world premiere documentary When: 1 p.m. Feb. 11 during Thin Line Film Fest. The festival runs Feb. 10-20. Where: the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Details: For passes and single show tickets, visit www.thinline filmfest.com. On the Web: www.cfcausa.org
ABOUT THE NONPROFIT BEHIND THE MOVIE The Christian Foundation for Children and Aging is a lay Catholic organization that has been fighting poverty in 22 countries over the last 30 years. The organization helps children and teens in impoverished regions enter and stay in school through donated financial sponsorships. The organization helps the elderly in impoverished regions maintain their health and independence through sponsorships, too. The group sends volunteers to areas for specific projects that help children, teens and the elderly develop and keep skills that ease or erase the most devastating effects of poverty and violence. The projects are about personal and economic growth, rather than distributing goods.
are living in multicultural region where residents are Muslim, Catholic and indigenous in terms of religious identity. “They are really at a crossroads of culture,” Goldman said. “A lot of cultures have contributed to life in the Philippines. There are some great Filipino musicians who love this program, and some of them took on teaching these traditional instruments and music, and actually became the opening act at the concert.” The documentary also
reflects a more contemporary form of Catholic mission work. Historically, Catholicism has been criticized for forced conversions of the people colonized by missionaries — and for forcing cultural practices and art into obsolescence. The foundation seeks neither conformity nor conversion when volunteers travel to do projects or bring aid after disasters. “We believe that we’ve been called to serve the poor,” Goldman said. “We have nothing but respect for the people we serve, and we feel blessed by
Bamboo drumsticks are set atop a kulintangan, or a set of bowllike gongs lined up along a rack, during the filming of Rise and Dream. their abilities and their unique knowledge — which they a lot of times share very freely with us. We never seek to oppress or convert. We only work to serve the poor.” The documentary has been submitted to a number of film festivals, and Goldman said the foundation expects to hear from festival organizers in the coming weeks.
“We’re proud to have our world premiere with Thin Line, and we’re excited to share the film with audiences,” she said. Members of the film crew and the foundation will attend the Feb. 11 screening. LUCINDA BREEDING can be reached at 940-5666877. Her e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Kerr's book. Keira Knightley plays one of Jung's first patients and eventually his lover. Overly talky at times but still with a connecting human factor. Rated R, 99 minutes. — B.A. The Descendants (####) George Clooney stars in director Alexander Payne’s film about a rich Hawaiian whose wife lies in a coma while he must deal with dispersing huge land holdings for his extended family. His two young daughters resent him, causing greater obstacles as he tries to hold the family together. Payne deftly portrays a man under fire trying to act gracefully. Rated R, 115 minutes. — B.A. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (##) A child (Thomas Horn) loses his father (Tom Hanks) in the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on New York City. He takes more than a year to come out of his withdrawal as he traipses through the city’s five boroughs on a chaotic quest. Clumsy, mawkish film manipulates the audience for its cheap effects. Rated PG13, 129 minutes. — B.A. Haywire (##1/2) Mixed martial arts star and impressive newcomer Gina Carano plays Mallory, a rogue governmental agent who travels the globe to demolish a series of adversaries (including Channing Tatum, Ewan McGregor and Michael Fassbender) in order to find out who double- and triple-crossed her. Director Steven Soderbergh keeps things fast and brainless. Rated R, 93 minutes. — B.A. Joyful Noise (##) If some incarnation of Glee were to be developed for the Christian Broadcasting Network, it would probably look a lot like this. It’s not really effective as entertainment, especially during the musical numbers — which theoretically should serve as the most rousing source of emotion, since the film is about a gospel choir — when instead there’s a weird disconnect, a sense that the songs are simultaneously overproduced and hollow, and repeated cutaways to reaction shots of singers nodding and smiling further undermine their cohesion. Queen Latifah and Dolly Parton costar as longtime enemies battling for control over a small-town Georgia church choir. Keke Palmer and Jeremy Jordan play teens sharing a forbidden love ... through song. Rated PG-13, 118 minutes. — AP The Devil Inside Twenty years after her mother confessed to three brutal murders, a woman travels to Italy and recruits two young exorcists to find out what really happened and set things right. With Fernanda Andrade, Simon Quarterman and Evan Helmuth. Rated R, 87 minutes. — LAT The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (####) Disgraced journalist Mikael Blomkvist (Daniel Craig) forges an unlikely bond with anti-social hacker Lisbeth Salander (Rooney Mara) in this adaptation of the bestselling novel by Stieg Larsson. The pair hunt down the person or parties responsible for the disappearance of Harriet Vanger — a young woman presumed murdered 40 years ago. Harriet’s dot-
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CM Fathom Events and Sony Masterworks will present the live broadcast of the Goat Rodeo Sessions at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Cinemark Denton, 2825 Unicorn Lake Blvd. This onenight event will broadcast live from the House of Blues in Boston and brings together four string virtuosos: cellist Yo-Yo Ma (right), legendary bluegrass fiddler Stuart Duncan, acclaimed bassist Edgar Meyer, mandolin wizard Chris Thile (above) and guest vocalist Aoife O’Donovan. While each artist is a prominent figure in his or her music sphere, they have come together as an ensemble on this cross-genre project. Tickets cost $14 for general admission, $12 for students and seniors, and $12 for children, and can be purchased at the box office or at http://tinyurl.com/ 894jph2. ing uncle, Henrik Vanger (Christopher Plummer), is compelled to find the evil maniac sending him anonymous reminders of his beloved niece. Stomach-churning violence ensues. Rated R, 158 minutes. — Lucinda Breeding Hugo (####) Martin Scorsese uncharacteristically directs an elegiac, moving 3-D film about Hugo (Asa Butterfield), a boy hiding and
Courtesy photos living in a Paris train station around 1930. He befriends a toy store owner (Ben Kingsley) who turns out to be George Melies, a forgotten silent film pioneer. Various other subplots from Brian Selznick’s novel play out with an excellent cast, and are complimented by stunning special effects in which 3-D is, for once, appropriate and put to positive use. Rated PG, 126 minutes. — B.A.
Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (###1/2) The Impossible Mission Force (Tom Cruise, Paula Patton, Jeremy Renner and Simon Pegg) finds itself abandoned just as they need to break into the Kremlin and, later, to scale the world’s tallest building in Dubai. This latest Impossible entry delivers on constant action and white-knuckle sequences, all ably rendered by animation direc-
tor Brad Bird (The Incredibles), who makes an impressive first effort with humans. See it in Imax for maximum effect. Rated PG-13, 133 minutes. — B.A. Red Tails This World War II historical drama tells the story of the black fighter pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen. With Nate Parker, David Oyelowo, Ne-Yo and Terrence Howard. Written by John Ridley and Aaron McGruder. Directed by Anthony Hemingway. Rated PG-13, 125 minutes. — LAT Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (##) Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law bicker and banter and bob and weave with diminishing returns in this sequel to the 2009 smash hit Sherlock Holmes. Director Guy Ritchie once again applies his revisionist approach to Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic literary character, infusing the film with his trademark, hyperkinetic aesthetic and turning the renowned detective into a wisecracking butt-kicker. Here, Downey’s Holmes faces off against brilliant supervillain Professor Moriarty (Jared Harris), who’s cooked up a scheme to pit European nations against each other in hopes of benefiting from the demand for arms. Noomi Rapace tags along for some reason as a gypsy fortuneteller looking for her missing brother. Rated PG-13, 129 minutes. — AP Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (###) Gary Oldman stars as spy novelist John le Carre’s British secret operative George Smiley. In the 1970s, someone seems to be a double agent for Russia and Smiley returns from recent retirement to find him out. Slow but methodical. Frequent jumps in time, scene and character make this a challenging yet rewarding experience. Rated R, 127 minutes. — B.A. Underworld: Awakening After 12 years in captivity, the vampire warrior Selene escapes and enters a new world in which humans are waging war on her kind and werewolves. With Kate Beckinsale, Stephen Rea and Michael Ealy. Written by Len Wiseman, John Hlavin, J. Michael Straczynski and Allison Burnett. Directed by Mans Marlind and Bjorn Stein. In 3-D. Rated R, 88 minutes. — LAT War Horse (##) Steven Spielberg’s glossy rendition of a London play about a magnificent horse bought by a poor English farmer (Peter Mullan). The horse is raised lovingly by his son Albert (Jeremy Irvine) before they are both recruited for duty in World War I. The story travels through consecutive episodes with different owners and protectors of the horse, all the while being tracked by Albert. Overly maudlin yet handsome film never rises above the mundane. Rated PG-13, 146 minutes. — B.A. We Bought a Zoo (##) The father (Matt Damon) of a troubled family buys a troubled Los Angeles zoo. Together the zoo and family formulaically recover. And, of course, dad has a romance with one of the zoo workers (Scarlett Johansson). Sappy, imminently forgettable yet familyfriendly film from underachieving director Cameron Crowe. Well photographed by Rodrigo Prieto. Rated PG, 124 minutes. — B.A.
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Texoma Community Center is looking for: Quality/Utilization Management Specialist Central Administration, Sherman. High school diploma with at least five years direct, full-time experience in supporting services to persons with mental or developmental disabilities. To Apply: All applicants must complete an application and take any required testing resumes alone are not accepted. Applications are available at 315 W. McLain Street, Sherman, Texas, 75092. Applicants must specify which position(s) they are applying for on their applications. Applications which state "any" will not be forwarded to interviewing supervisors. Applications are kept on file for 6 months, so please do not duplicate applications within this time period. If there are additional position(s) you would like to apply for and your application is still on file, please contact HR at (903) 957-4870, and ask that your application be submitted for the additional position(s). There are also more specific job descriptions for each job posting at our main office on McLain Street in Sherman for available positions in Cooke, Grayson, and Fannin counties. Our Center suggests that applicants who are interested visit our main office for details. Due to the high volume of applicants, not everyone will be selected for an interview and only those selected for an interview will receive a call from the interviewing supervisor. Only the jobs posted on the current ad are available. If the job you are inquiring about is not posted on the attached ad, that position has been filled. The Human Resource Department is not authorized to perform any hiring nor does the Human Resource Department conduct any interviewing. The Human Resource Department is only a part of the intake of applications process. When the Human Resource Department receives your application, we make copies, depending on which position (s) you have applied for, and send those copies to the interviewing supervisor. Please do not contact the Human Resource Department and ask the status of your application because if you are selected for an interview, the interviewing supervisor will contact you. Thank you for your interest in our Center!
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job lists The City of Aubrey Fire Department will be testing for Full Time Fire Fighter Paramedic. Beginning salary range - $29,188 - $33,566. Written testing will be at the Aubrey High School, 510 Springhill Road on February 18th, 2012 at 8:00 A.M. with Physical Agility testing following the written test. Applications are available at City Hall 107 South Main Aubrey, Texas or Online at www.ci.aubrey.tx.us under Employment opportunities. Completed applications, with cop ies of all certifications, birth certificate, high school transcript and a color copy of current Drivers License must be submitted to Human Resource, City of Aubrey, 107 South Main, Aubrey, Texas 76227 no later than February 10th, 2012 at 4:00 P.M. The City of Aubrey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 940-440-9343.
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UTILITIES MAINTENANCE WORKER $12.22 per hour FOR MORE INFO Visit our Website at www.cityofcorinth.com 3300 CORINTH PKWY CORINTH TX 76208 EOE--Phone 940-498-3223 Toter/Skid Truck Driver Decatur, TX Location Competitive pay based on experience Full Benefits Call 940-626-2274 TWO MAINTENANCE POSITIONS AVAILABLE ∂ Lead maintenance, HVAC certification & experience re quired. Multiple properties. ∂ Make-ready person, experi ence required. Multiple properties. Email resume to email@example.com VAST, Inc. is seeking CDL Drivers for both OTR and local runs. CDL drivers based out of our Sanger facility. Base pay for OTR drivers starts at .31 cents a mile with potential for up to .54 cents a mile in the first year. Local driver base pay starts at $8.00 an hour with potential for up to $13.63 an hour in the first year. OTR drivers home every week! Must have a minimum of 2 yrs verifiable CDL driving experience & a clean driving record. Apply in person only 4122 Cowling Rd, Sanger TX 76266 Wholesale Greenhouse is seeking Seasonal General Greenhouse Laborers. Duties include, but are not limited to, planting, watering, loading, un loading, and construction. Please apply in person at 4122 Cowling Rd, Sanger, TX 76266. No phone calls please.
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Call 2 Bdrm Duplex on Bolivar, fncd 700 Sq ft Office, $1000 deposit. 940-390-1165 our friendly staff at 940-382-3100. yard, carport, outside storage, Contact 940-367-4704 open liv/kitch, W/D conn, Denton Great 4/2 Townhome, 2 car carGRANDVIEW GARDENS READY TO GO SALON SUITE Premier Properties 940-484port, UNT bus route, fenced back Ask about Specials with 6 work stations & yard, patio, $1050/mo. Floyd 9000k 2 Bedrooms Available 3 shampoo bowls. Right off Property Mgmt 214-850-0378 Walk to TWU. 940-442-6919 Denton’s main square. 2 Bdrm on Locust, fenced yard, Home for rent near UNT, Call Eric 940-382-6611 W/D conn, New floors & paint, 2006 Leslie St in Denton. split BR, jack & jill bath. Denton Call Jeremy Premier Properties 940-484-9000 940-594-6754 2 Bdr/2 Ba, washer/dryer, ceil 3 Bdrms, 2 Baths, 1852 Lariat Pilot Point, 3 Bedrooms, ing fans, great neighborhood Dr, in Harriet Creek subdivision 2 Baths, 2-car Garage, fenced Strata St., Denton $775/M, in Justin Tx. Appliances incl, backyard, near schools, newly $300 dep. Call 940-595-2020. $1000/mo. 817-863-1915 remodeled. $1200/mo. Call 940-365-9203 or 214-502-7286 3bed 2bath 3200sf on 1.5 acre lot, just east of Denton off Great Location 1717 N. Locust Mingo, fenced yard & furnished 524 Strata, 3/2, $800+/mo 2 Bdrm 1 Bath recently updated appliances, $1200/mo, ref & Call 940-566-5717 $800 All Bills paid 940-566-5717 dep required, avail Jan. 1st, 0 Credit Check 2, 3 & 4 Bdrm KILLIAN PROPERTY MGT Denton 409 Gabe Ct. contact 940-383-3939 or homes $550/mo to $1500/mo. 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, new car firstname.lastname@example.org For Rent or Sale LAKE DALLAS $520/mo. 1/1 in pet, new paint, all appliances Owner financing on land/home brick 8-plex, water/sewer trash 518 Lovell St, small 2 Bdrm $850/month, $750 deposit pkgs , 1/2 acre to 4 acres, pd, appl. $500dep, 110 W. walk to UNT, in quiet area, 817-431-2555 Ponder ISD, kid/pet ok, Hundley. 1-940-736-1966 $625/mo $500 deposit. 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A choice of offices, best location in town. Single, double, or multiple offices. Dr. office ready, move in all bills paid. 502 W. Oak Call 940-383-4759, 940-367-3424 Alternative healthcare business opportunity at a well establish ed profitable Dallas Drive loca tion now available for lease. Lots of traffic including walks ins. Ideal for individual practi tioner or a growing group. Call for addl info 940-387-7524 DON’T MISS THE TRAIN! Prime office space near Denton’s main square and the "A-Train". Sizes range from 500--1250 sq ft. Call Eric 940-382-6611 Office Space available Great location close to Downtown & Arts District Call for details 940-381-6675
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RV & BOAT STORAGE Competitive rates. Enclosed Units, Covered Units & Outdoor Units. Krum, TX. 940-390-9574
2 MOBILE HOME L OTS IN OAKPOINT. BOTH LOTS FOR $19,000 Call 940-391-5050
mobile/ 760 manufactured homes I BUY MOBILE HOMES GOOD, BAD & UGLY Quick Close. 817-395-2990 Mobile Home Repos and Foreclosures Wholesale to the public. Call Kathy 817-884-7152 R 36365 Owner Finance, 4 Bed 2 Bath, with Deck, Shed, and Fenced Yard. Just $349/mo. Call 940-321-5535
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LANGSTON’S Handyman I do tile, wood floors, minor elec tric. Build fences, decks, tape and bed and paint. I can do mostly anything! I have lived here for 42 years. I have done this for 20 years! Contractor ID 18340 940-390-9989 EPA certified per law passed 4-22-10 / Insured Denton Publishing assumes no responsibility for advertising content. Be aware of licenses/insurances needed or required by law to perform certain services or before purchasing certain services. HOME REPAIR - Int/Ext Painting, Roof, Fences, Tile, Small Electri cal, General Maint. Small Jobs Free Estimates 940-442-8380
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RESTAURANT For Sale or lease 6000 sq ft, heat/AC, fully furnished with equipment on 1.3 acres, located on busy in tersection in Sanger, exit 477, sale price $785,000, lease $6500/mo 940-367-4704 for info
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Celia’s House Cleaning Quality service you can count on! Wk/biwkly/mo. 8 years exp. Refs avail. Ins & bonded. $15 off 1st service! Superior Housekeeping Serv. 940-594-8035 or 940-206-3889
QUALITY CLEANING Experienced with references 50 ft x 12 ft on concrete Dirt Work & Hauling, New Const. Reasonable Rates. 940-458-5584 totally enclosed, locks, 30 amp, "Fixer Upper" home for sale by Including - Clean-up, Manure, owner: 5 bedroom, 2 bath, water, dump, 24 hour, $200/mo. Yudith House Cleaning Trash, Debris, Pick-up & Haul Off. 2 living areas with large 3 miles north of Justin TX at Blanca Hernandez WE CAN DO ANYTHING! kitchen. Dining room, home Clark Airport 940-648-2264 940-442-9511, 940-442-8380 Call Andrew at 940-367-0742 office, 2 acres with catfish References available pond. West of Krum, $130K (flexible). Call for appointment 940-391-1986 ADVANCE-FEE LOANS Adorable 2/2.5/1 GDO, fence, /CREDIT OFFERS I WILL BUY YOUR HOUSE. I $895/mo $900 dep.109 Manco in WILL MAKE YOUR PAYMENTS. It’s illegal for companies doing business by phone to promise Lewisville. Bill Clark Mgmt Local Investors. Call 940-368-6652 or 940-390-3539 you a loan & ask you to pay for it 972-355-0970, 972-795-2211 before they deliver. For info., call toll-free 1-877-FTC HELP Public service msg from Denton Publishing Co. Fed. Trade Commission
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Triplex on Austin St near down town Denton, 1 & 2 Bdrm Units. W/d conn, galley kitch, storage, covered parking. 940-484-9000
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