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ON THE COVER SPOON COLLECTION A detail shot shows artist Abby Sherrill’s Spoon Collection, a mixed-media installation inspired by her grandmother’s utensils. It’s part of “Materials: Hard & Soft” at the Center for the Visual Arts. (Photo by Al Key) Story on Page 8

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The University of North Texas Opera Theatre presents Stephen Sondheim’s “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.” Hungry customers chow down on meat pies made by Mrs. Lovett (Rachelle Moss, center), with a little help from young Tobias (Clint Turner, center right).

Finger-licking good omposer Stephen Sondheim has never shied away from the shadows, and Sweeney Todd is no exception. University of North Texas Opera Theatre is staging Sondheim’s popular Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. The musical is about Sweeney Todd, who returns to London after having been exiled by a corrupt judge only to discover his wife killed herself and his daughter, Johanna, is being reared by the judge. Life is hardscrabble for the London underclass, but some, like Sweeney Todd, are resourceful. Todd returns to his job as a barber, and when he meets a meat pie maker, the two devise a revolting revenge. The musical is under the direction of Paula Homer, Margot and Bill Winspear Chair in Opera Studies. The UNT Concert Orchestra will be conducted by Stephen Dubberly, who will give lectures for ticketholders 45

UNT Opera digs into macabre ‘Sweeney’

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REACH US EDITORIAL & ART Matt Stump is one of the performers in the title role of UNT Opera Theatre’s “Sweeney Todd,” with performances on Friday, Sunday and next weekend. minutes prior to each performance. Performances are at 8 p.m. Friday and Feb. 28 and 3 p.m. Sunday and March 2.

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EVENTS THURSDAY 9:30 a.m. — Crafters’ Corner at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Work on projects and learn new techniques. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.denton 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. — Story Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Stories, songs, puppets and more for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752. 3:30 p.m. — Pony Express Adventure Club, stories and a craft for ages 5-8, at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free. Call 940349-8752. 4 p.m. — Q&A session with Steve Almond, author of Candyfreak and other books, in Room 230 at Sage Hall, 1167 Union Circle. Part of UNT’s Visiting Writers Series. Free. Visit 4 p.m. — TWU Drama presents Shipwrecked! An Entertainment: The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (As Told by Himself) by Donald Margulies, in the Redbud Theater Complex, on the northwest side of TWU’s Hubbard Hall, northwest of Administration Drive at Bell Avenue. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. Visit or call 940898-2020. 4:30 p.m. — Afternoon Adventure Club, stories and a craft for ages 5-8, at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8752. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. — B.O.Y.S. (Boys Only Yucky Stories) at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Book club for boys in grades 2-5. This month, discuss Big Nate: In a Class by Himself by Lincoln Peirce. Free. Call 940-3498749 or e-mail laura.douglas@cityof 5 to 7 p.m. — Opening reception for “Marking a Course” at the UNT Art Gallery, in the Art Building at 1201 W. Mulberry St. Exhibit includes work by David Ballin, Matt Duffin and Michael O’Keefe and runs through March 29. 5 to 10 p.m. — All-Star Waiter Night at Giuseppe’s Italian Restaurant, 821 N. Locust St., benefiting the Arc of Denton County. All tips and 10 percent of dinner receipts will go to the organization. Visit www.arcof 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. 7:30 p.m. — TWU Guitar Ensemble presents music by Tarrega in the Little Chapel-in-the-Woods, 415 Chapel Drive. Free. Visit 7:30 p.m. — UNT Wind Symphony in Winspear Hall at the Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. Tickets cost $8-$10, free to

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Sweet emotion

Gospel, jazz share roots in human feeling

By Lucinda Breeding Features Editor

Saxophone player and University of North Texas music professor Brad Leali says jazz and gospel music are knitted into his DNA. Both inform the way he plays. “This is how I was raised,” Leali said. “I was raised with gospel music and with jazz. It had always been a dream of mine to show these different factions of music that really inspired me to play the way I do.” Gospel and jazz are American folk music driven by the same thing: human emotion. “Gospel music comes from emotion. It’s basically giving praise to God. Some of the basic harmonies of gospel music are the foundation of jazz,” Leali said. “Sure, jazz is a bit more harmonically challenging. OK. But that’s what I’m trying to connect here. Gospel and jazz have these different qualities. Jazz isn’t as straightforward as gospel, but it should be just as emotional. “It’s easy sometimes in jazz to think of the harmonic aspect of jazz as being more challenging, and the raw emotion does

“I think most people can relate to goodness, to love, right? And I think that’s the basis of gospel music. … It doesn’t matter what religion you are.” — Brad Leali, saxophonist

get lost sometimes. But both their roots are emotion. And it’s important for me to show that.” Sunday’s “Gospel Meets Jazz” concert is the second Leali has put together in Denton. He staged his first “Gospel Meets Jazz” in 2007 in Lubbock. The idea debuted in Denton last year with success — a concert hall packed tight with all ages, from all interests. Leali said he enjoyed the diversity among the audience members and onstage. “There were people there from the church, from the school side of things. We played John Coltrane, and we played Kirk Franklin. We had a lot of stuff going on and it was so cool,” Leali said. Leali said last year’s program was “straight-ahead jazz,

just swinging,” and gospel music. On Sunday, during a free concert, Leali will showcase what he calls a “funkier side of jazz, like stuff from the 1970s.” A Lubbock gospel choir will perform, and the Rev. Cory Powell will speak again about gospel music and its role in propelling worship and expressing raw emotion. Leali expects that some of the gospel fans who attend are probably not church members, or Christian. He notes the universal appeal of gospel music as a sign of its power as an artform. “It’s pure,” he said. “It’s just pure. In gospel music, people aren’t pretending. I think most people can relate to goodness, to love, right? And I think that’s the basis of gospel music: Thank you, Lord. Thank you. “It doesn’t matter what reli-

GOSPEL MEETS JAZZ What: Concert featuring Brad Leali, UNT music professor and saxophone player, with music faculty guests Jennifer Barnes and Rosana Eckert on vocals, Fred Hamilton on guitar and Jose Aponte on percussion, and featured guests Texas Tech Visions of Light Gospel Choir and director Darius Luckey, organist Fred Young and Lubbock pastor Cory Powell. When: 5 p.m. Sunday Where: Voertman Hall in the UNT Music Building, 415 Ave. C Details: Admission is free. On the Web: http://music.unt. edu

gion you are. I think most people can relate to giving thanks. I think most people enjoy love, don’t they?” On Sunday, Leali said he’ll assume his typical musical posture: playing from emotion, in both the language of gospel and the language of jazz. “I’m excited about presenting something different,” he said. “I’m excited about all these talented people who will be onstage with me.”




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UNT students. Call 940-369-7802 or visit 8 p.m. — Reading and book signing with Steve Almond, author of Candyfreak and other books, in Room 80 at the Business Leadership Building, 1307 W. Highland St. Part of UNT’s Visiting Writers Series. Free. Visit http://english.unt. edu. 8:30 p.m. — UNT guest artist master class with jazz saxophonist Tim Green in Lab East at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit

FRIDAY 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. — UNT Equity and Diversity Conference: “Celebrating Diversity, Building Inclusion” at UNT’s Gateway Center, 801 North Texas Blvd. Keynote speakers are actress Vivica Fox and Lee Mun Wah, founder of StirFry Seminars & Consulting. Registration costs $150 for the general public, $50 for UNT faculty, staff and alumni, and free for students. To reigster, visit http://edo. 9:30 a.m. — Mother Goose Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Stories and activities for infants (birth to 18 months) and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752. 11 a.m. — Story Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752. 6:30 p.m. — Music Theatre of Denton presents “Musical Moments: NOT a Gala Affair” at the Center for the Visual Arts, 400 E. Hickory St. Announcement party for MTD’s 2014 season includes heavy hors d’oeuvres, libations, previews of each show and music by Foo McBubba. Tickets cost $25 per person or $40 per couple. For reservations, call 940-381-3562 or e-mail mtd@musictheatreofdenton. com. 7 p.m. — Fillies Follies, the Denton High School dance team’s annual show, in the school auditorium, 1007 Fulton St. This year’s theme is “Rock ’N’ Out.” Tickets cost $10 for adults, $5 for students and children. E-mail or call 940-369-2124. 8 p.m. — UNT Trombone Showcase III in Voertman Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-5652791 or visit 8 p.m. — UNT Opera presents Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street by Stephen Sondheim, in Lyric Theatre at the Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. Tickets cost $15-$35. Conductor Stephen Dubberly presents a free “In the Know” lecture 45 minutes before each performance in the Instrumental Rehearsal Room. Call 940-369-7802 or visit www.the 8 p.m. — TWU Drama presents Shipwrecked! An Entertainment: The Amazing Adventures of Louis de

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SCRAP Denton, a nonprofit organization that promotes the reuse of donated craft materials, will offer a threeday camp during spring break for kids ages 6 to 12.

Scrappy campers Center to keep youths creative for spring break SCRAP Denton is hosting “Camp SCRAP Spring Break,” a three-day camp that will teach creative reuse for ages 6 to 12. The camp will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. from March 1113, and those who register by Feb. 28 pay $95. After Feb. 28, registration costs $105. Campers will learn how to

Rougemont (As Told by Himself) by Donald Margulies, in the Redbud Theater Complex, on the northwest side of TWU’s Hubbard Hall, northwest of Administration Drive at Bell Avenue. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. Visit

create something useful out of discarded materials. SCRAP — which stands for the School and Community Reuse Project — has everything from fabric to office and crafting supplies donated for resale, as well as regular workshops and camps. The camp takes place at SCRAP Denton shop and boutique, 215 W. Oak St. Some scholarships are available. To register or for more information, visit — Staff report or call 940898-2020.

SATURDAY 9 a.m. — Color Run 5K run and a 1K walk, benefiting Special Abilities of

Spring break camps are open for registration. Full-day camps will be offered at Denia Recreation Center, the Denton Civic Center and Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center. Half-day engineering camps are offered at North Lakes Recreation Center. Teen adventures are hosted through Denia Recreation Center. For more information, visit www.denton or call 940-349-7275, and register in person at the Civic Center. ■ “Intro to Skateboarding,” a clinic for ages 6 and older, will be offered from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Skate Works Skate Park, adjacent to Water Works Park, 2400 Long Road. Cost is $20 per skater. Register today at or by calling 940-349-7275. ■ Pee Wee Sports, an instructional class for ages 3 1/2 to 4, teaches kids the basics of soccer from 11:40 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. on Saturdays starting this week at North Lakes Park, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. Parents are encouraged to stay and participate. Cost is $35 per child. Register at www. or by calling 940349-7275. ■ Cross’ Lifeline will offer a child care and baby-sitting class for ages 10-17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 1 at North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. Participants will learn CPR and first aid for infants and children, as well as how to feed, burp and care for infants. Cost is $58. Register by Saturday on the website or by calling 940-349-7275 ■ The spring Blastball league is open to 3- and 4-year-olds. Coed teams learn the basics of softball in a fun environment. Games begin March 22, and registration ends Tuesday. Cost is $50. Practice and games are at Denia Softball Complex, 1001 Parvin St. Register online, or call 940-349-7275. ■ Basic dog obedience is offered for dogs 9 weeks old and older. Dogs will

learn to respond to common commands from their handlers (ages 12 and older). Classes are from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 27 through April 3, at Denia Recreation Center, 1001 Parvin St. The first lesson is orientation — leave your dog at home, but bring vaccination records. Cost is $80 per dog. Register today at or by calling 940-206-7156. ■ Girls ages 5-14 can join a softball league at Denia Recreation Center, 1001 Parvin St. Leagues play eight games officiated by umpires, and weekly practice. Ages 5 and 6 play T-ball, ages 7 and 8 play coach pitch, and ages 9 to 14 play fast pitch. Practice starts March 17. Late registration continues through Friday at a cost of $70 for T-ball, $80 for coach pitch and $90 for fast pitch. Visit or call 940349-7275. ■ The parks department’s adult softball league has multiple divisions and game days. All leagues include eight games and single elimination playoffs. Cost is $250 per team and for Coed for Fun, and $380 per team in all other divisions. Games start March 17 at North Lakes Park, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. To register by Friday as an individual or team, call 940-349-7275. ■ Adults can learn intermediate and advanced progressive country dance from 7 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays, next week through April 1, at Denia Recreation Center, 1001 Parvin St. Cost is $25 per dancer, and both classes require a partner. Register at or by calling 940-349-7275. ■ Adult kickball registration is open for teams through Feb. 28. There is a maximum of 12 players per roster. The league includes eight games plus playoffs. Fee is $200 per team. Register online or by calling 940-349-7275.

North Texas, at North Lakes Park, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. Runners and walkers will be splashed with color as they participate. Registration opens at 8 a.m. Registration is $30 for 5K, $15 for 1K; free fun run for youngsters. Register online at http://special For more information, visit the website or call 972-317-1515. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. — SKYWARN severe weather program at TWU’s Hubbard Hall, northwest of Administration Drive at Bell Avenue. National Weather Service presentation covers thunderstorm formation, features associated with severe storms, safety precautions and more. Free. 10 a.m. — Story Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Stories, songs, puppets and more for children ages 1-5 and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Mini A-Kon VII and GeeKon Kickoff at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St., and Emily Fowler Library, 501 Oakland St. Event celebrates all things anime, manga, comics and gaming. Includes industry panels with voice actors and comic artists, gaming, cosplay, the Anime Art Contest Gallery, food trucks and more. Free. Visit 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Mini Health Fair at St. James AME Church, 1107 E. Oak St. Part of the church’s African American History Month Celebration. Event includes free health screenings, speakers, skits, exhibits and music. Visit http://stjamesamechurch.home Noon to 2 p.m. — 19th annual African American History Month

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Bach Society’s ‘Festino’ to burst with flavors

Continued from Page 4 Celebration and Student Art Gallery at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 1300 Wilson St. Call 940-3498575. Noon to 6 p.m. — Dance Marathon at UNT, a fundraiser for Cook Children’s Health Foundation and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, at Pohl Recreation Center, on Chestnut Street at North Texas Boulevard. Registration is $20. Visit http://lead 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. — TWU Drama presents Shipwrecked! An Entertainment: The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (As Told by Himself) by Donald Margulies, in the Redbud Theater Complex, on the northwest side of TWU’s Hubbard Hall, northwest of Administration Drive at Bell Avenue. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. “Pay what you can” option at the 2 p.m. performance, at the box office only. Visit or call 940-898-2020. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. — “Stars on the Prairie” program led by Clyde Camp at Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area. For ages 5 and older. Cost is $10 per person. Front gate is at Jones Street and North Kealy Avenue in Lewisville. Registration is required by calling 972-2193930 or e-mailing 7 p.m. — Fillies Follies, the Denton High School dance team’s annual show, in the school auditorium, 1007 Fulton St. This year’s theme is “Rock ’N’ Out.” Tickets cost $10 for adults, $5 for students and children. Advance tickets can be purchased at the school’s main office. For more information, e-mail kburgess@denton or call 940-369-2124. 7 p.m. — “A Carnival Party: Il Festino,” Denton Bach Society’s presentation of Adriano Banchieri’s Festino nella sera del giovedi grasso avanti cena and Italian food fundraiser, at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 1200 N. Elm St. Food and wine will be sold. Tickets cost $15 for adults and $12 for students and seniors. Visit

Rossana Iodici Cacal’s Italian carnevale goodies will be sold during the Denton Bach Society’s event on Saturday. Food items cost $5 for three, $8 for five or $12 for eight. The menu includes ravioli dolci con marmellata di ceci — sweet ravioli filled with a chickpea and vanilla jam, baked and dusted with powdered sugar. Wine will also be sold.

By Lucinda Breeding Features Editor

he Denton Bach Society often makes you think of serious music, early music by Bach and his contemporaries. Soloists with the Bach choir perform challenging arias, and the choir joins in with equally challenging choruses. But fun is hardly foreign to the society. The group has staged many an Oktoberfestthemed party, and even presented Bach’s “Coffee Cantata” at a downtown coffeehouse. And on Saturday at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, the Denton Bach Society will chalk another hatch in the fun column with Il Festino nella sera del giovedi grasso avanti cena (“Fete for the Evening of Fat Thursday Before Supper”), a feast of delectable pre-Lenten Italian fare and a performance from Festino. “This is the sort of thing that used to be done in Italy — it might still be done — right before Lent,” said Henry Gibbons, the director of the choir. “In its day, this sort of thing would have been done in a large hall, in the home of a wealthy person. But it was of a broader, more popular nature. It wasn’t something for the aristocracy.”


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The music, by Adriano Bancheri, explores the tender, bawdy, amorous and absurd through 21 madrigals. “Some of the songs are even scatological,” Gibbons said. Poop jokes? Performed by devotees of baroque music? Absolutely, said choir member and soloist Heidi Klein. Bach (and many of his contemporaries) were show people, in a sense, and there is a time and place for lowbrow humor. “There are a few pieces — some ‘fa-las,’ as we call them,

and ‘din-dins’ — where the singers make the sounds of musical instruments,” Klein said. In addition to Banchieri’s music, Saturday’s event will feature the homemade delights of Italian-born Denton resident Rossana Iodici Cacal. Cacal is making traditional carnevale foods from several regions of Italy. “We celebrate our holidays in food,” Cacal said. “Every region has their own dishes and families cook for days.” A glimpse of the menu

promises belt-straining fare. Patrons can sample tastings of foods — all of them rich, whether savory or sweet — and sip wine before Festino begins. Tasting plate prices start at $5 for three items. Gibbons said the performance is costumed and “minimally staged.” Saturday’s performance will start at 7 p.m. at St. Barnabas, 1200 N. Elm St. Tickets cost $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and students. Tickets will be sold at the door.

SUNDAY 2 p.m. — TWU Drama presents Shipwrecked! An Entertainment: The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (As Told by Himself) by Donald Margulies, in the Redbud Theater Complex, on the northwest side of TWU’s Hubbard Hall. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $5 for students

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and seniors. Visit drama or call 940-898-2020. 3 to 5 p.m. — African American History Month Celebration concert at St. James AME Church, 1107 E. Oak St. Program includes choirs, soloists and singing groups from Denton County, and a musical skit by the St. James choirs. Free. Visit 3 p.m. Feb. 23 — UNT Opera presents Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street by Stephen Sondheim, in Lyric Theatre at the Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. Tickets cost $15-$35. Conductor Stephen Dubberly presents a free “In the Know” lecture at 2:15 p.m. in the Instrumental Rehearsal Room. Call 940-369-7802 or visit 5 p.m. — “Gospel Meets Jazz,” a concert featuring Brad Leali and friends, in Voertman Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit

MONDAY 6 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. 8 p.m. — UNT faculty recital featuring William Scharnberg on horn, with soprano Carol Wilson and pianist Steven Harlos, in Voertman Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-5652791 or visit

TUESDAY 9:30 a.m. — Mother Goose Time for infants (birth to 18 months) at

Fair set to inspire aspiring writers Is there a novelist in you? Are you itching to turn your blog into something bigger? The Denton Public Library system is planning a meet-up for emerging writers and dreamers who want to do more than journal. North Branch Library will host nine area writers at the GeeKon Author Faire from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at 3020 N. Locust St. The writers — and some of

South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free. Call 940-349-8752. 9:30 a.m. — Toddler Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752. 10:30 a.m. — Toddler Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free. Call 940-349-8752. 11 a.m. to noon — Preschool Science Play: “Magnets” for ages 3-5 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free, but registration is required. Call 940-349-8752. 4 p.m. — It’s a Girl Thing! book club for girls ages 8-12 and their female relative or friend, at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. This month, discuss Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage. Call 940349-8752. 5 p.m. — UNT One O’clock Lab Band with guest composer Ryan Truesdell, in Voertman Hall at the Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Tickets cost $8-$10, free for UNT students and College of Music faculty and staff. Call 940-5652791 or visit 6 p.m. — UNT Honors College’s

their works — are Jaye Wells, Prospero’s War series; Katrina Hill,; Charles Martin, The Wonderboy series; Kris Kramer, Sanctuary and Tales of the Lore Valley; Chrystal Anne, Hell’s Gate trilogy; Lee Martindale, HarpHaven Publishing and The Ladies of Trade Town; Jennifer August, Keys to Submission; Alex Langley, The Geek Handbook and Geek

Great Conversations dinner, in the clubroom of Apogee Stadium, 1251 S. Bonnie Brae St. Area experts will act as table hosts for groups of eight to discuss a specific topic. Tickets cost $65. Visit great-conversations-2014. 6 to 8:30 p.m. — GeeKon: Author Faire at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Local authors representing various genres will share their work and knowledge of writing. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit 7 to 8:45 p.m. — North Branch Writers’ Critique Group meets at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. 8 p.m. — UNT Baroque Orchestra and Collegium Singers in Winspear Hall at the Murchison

Lust; Kaileigh Dillon, Evigilantem; and Kelsey Macke, Damsel Distressed. The fair is free, and the writers will be available to meet visitors, discuss their writing process and their inspiration. Copies of their books will be available for autographs and for purchase. For more information, call the library at 940-349-8234. — Staff report

Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. Tickets cost $8-$10, free to UNT students. Call 940-369-7802 or visit

WEDNESDAY 9:30 a.m. — Toddler Time at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8752. 11 a.m. — Story Time at Emily Fowler Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8752. 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. — Homeschool Science Club for ages 6-10 at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Hands-on workshop helps students explore the properties of magnets. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit

4 to 5 p.m. — Dr. Seuss Birthday Party for ages 5 and older at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with crafts, games, cake and a performance by Guyer High School speech team. Free. Call 940-349-8752. 7 to 8:30 p.m. — Exploring Philosophy at North Branch Library, 3020 Locust St. Join the ongoing discussions of time-honored philosophical issues with Dr. Eva H. Cadwallader, professor of philosophy. Free. Call 940-349-8752. 7:30 p.m. — UNT Concert Band in Winspear Hall at the Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. Tickets cost $8-$10, free to UNT students. Call 940-369-7802 or visit 9 p.m. — Wednesday Night Jazz with the UNT Zebras and Latin Jazz Lab, in the ballroom at the UNT Gateway Center, 801 North Texas Blvd. Admission is $4. Visit http://

MUSIC The Abbey Inn Restaurant & Pub Each Wed, County Rexford, 7-9pm, free. 101 W. Hickory St. 940-5665483. The Abbey Underground Thurs: Sky Window, Big McLarge Huge. Fri: Like Bridges We Burn. Weekly events: Each Sat, “’80s and ’90s RetroActive Dance Party”; each Sun, open mic hosted by Bone Doggie, signup at 7:30pm; each Mon, karaoke. 100 W. Walnut St. TheAbbeyUnderground.

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OPENING FRIDAY Pompeii In the year 79 A.D., a slave turned unstoppable gladiator races against time to save his true love from a corrupt Roman senator and the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. With Kit Harington, Emily Browning and Carrie-Anne Moss. Directed by Paul W.S. Anderson. Rated PG-13, 105 minutes. — Los Angeles Times

ViVi (Amber Heard) has a deal for veteran CIA agent Ethan (Kevin Costner) in “3 Days to Kill.”

NOW PLAYING About Last Night Two couples navigate the ups and downs of modern love and romance in this remake of the 1986 film of the same name. With Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy, Regina Hall and Joy Bryant. Directed by Steve Pink (Hot Tub Time Machine). Rated R, 100 minutes. — LAT August: Osage County When a family crisis brings them back to the Oklahoma house they grew up in, three sisters confront the dysfunctional woman who raised them. With Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor and Chris Cooper. Written by Tracy Letts. Directed by John Wells. Rated R, 130 minutes. — LAT Endless Love A privileged young woman and a charismatic young man spark an intense but star-crossed love affair in this remake of the 1981 movie of the same name. With Alex Pettyfer, Gabriella Wilde and Robert Patrick. Directed and co-written by Shana Feste (Country Strong). PG-13, 105 minutes. — LAT Frozen (★★★1⁄2) Disney’s new movie, very roughly based on Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Snow Queen,” follows two princesses: rambunctious young Anna (voiced by Kristen Bell) and older sister Elsa (Idina Menzel), who has the secret, magical ability to chill whatever she touches. Also available in a sing-along version. Rated PG, 85 minutes. — Minneapolis Star Tribune Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (★★1⁄2) In this Jack Ryan reboot, Chris Pine takes over as Tom Clancy’s CIA analyst. Inspired by Sept. 11, Ryan joins the Marines and is heroically injured in Afghanistan. He meets his eventual fiancee (Keira Knightley) and is lured to the CIA by a mysterious recruiter (Kevin Costner). Director-actor Kenneth Branagh endows his film with competency but little to distinguish it from superior thrillers that have come before. Rated PG-13, 105 minutes. — The Associated Press

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Action confection Kevin Costner fills ‘3 Days’ with both levity, heft By Roger Moore McClatchy-Tribune News Service

Kevin Costner and director McG are plunged into the madcap mayhem of Monsieur Luc Besson in 3 Days to Kill, a serio-comic thriller about mortality, murder for hire and fatherhood. This being a Besson script and production, it’s also about car chases and epic shootouts, torture played for sadistic laughs, Paris locations and Peugeot product placement. Besson, who morphed into a producer after The Professional and before The Transporter, gives Costner the full Liam Neeson in Taken treatment, cashing in on a career of cool in a movie that moves almost fast enough to keep us from noticing how scruffy, discomfiting and absurdly over-the-top the whole thing is. Costner is Ethan, a veteran CIA agent diagnosed with can-

cer. But his new control agent, a vamp named ViVi and played to the stiletto-heeled hilt by Amber Heard, wants him to finish one last massacre — taking out a nuclear arms dealer and his associates in the City of Light. The carrot? She has an experimental drug that might give Ethan longer to live. And that could mean more time with his estranged wife (Connie Nielsen) and the daughter he barely knows, played by True Grit teen Hailee Steinfeld. They live in Paris. The girl doesn’t know what Dad does for a living, or that he’s dying. She’s a teen. She probably wouldn’t care. McG (Charlie’s Angels, We Are Marshall) stamps his signature on Besson’s Euro-action vision with running gags. “Dad” keeps trying to get his rebellious teen to ride this cool purple bike he brought her. Her ringtone on his phone is “I Love It (I Don’t Care),” which always goes off

just as he’s about the rip a guy’s armpit hair off with duct tape. Everybody’s always trying to high-five Ethan, and the French, Germans and others he runs into keep calling him “Cowboy.” Ethan’s clueless about how to deal with a teen, so he’s always stopping the torture to ask one underworld guy (Marc Andreoni, funny) how to cope, what to do, how “to balance work and family.” Heard — all lipstick and lingerie, long eyelashes and leatherwear — has little to do here, something of a waste. Steinfeld’s Zoey is a bit of a drama queen, but not a caricature of one. She is one transgression after another, which Ethan seems loathe to punish and unable to reign in. Besson co-wrote the script, and he works in shots at absentee parents, lazy French cops and a legal system that allows cute African squatters more

3 Days to Kill Rated PG-13, 113 minutes. Opens Friday.

rights to Ethan’s apartment than he has. But that turns out to be a warm and fuzzy cul de sac, one of many in this movie, which veers from shocking shootouts to rank sentiment. Ethan’s illness is forgotten for long stretches, but Costner, a hacking, weathered study in wrinkles and violence, never lets on that the whole affair is more of a lark than Taken ever was. A canny touch is the old-fashioned split-screen opening credits, scored to the old R&B tune “Old Man Trouble.” It fits. Daft and sloppy as it is, 3 Days rarely fails to entertain. From the bike-riding lessons on Montmartre to dopey interrogation of the Italian “Accountant,” interrupted for a marinara sauce recipe, it’s all part and parcel of the madness of Besson, From Paris, With Love — filtered through McG and slapping a new stamp of “cool” on aging Oscar winner Costner.


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Abby Sherrill’s ‘Spoon Collecti assembles curious handmade cu By Lucinda Breeding Courtesy photo/Bill Cooper

allet buffs can see the Royal Ballet perform Swan Lake without airfare, and for the price of a few movie tickets. At 7 p.m. today, Fathom Events, Anthony Dowell, Arts Alliance Media and the Royal Opera House will broadcast Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s first score of the legendary ballet, which remains one of the most popular ballets of all time. And for the first time ever, American dancer Nehemiah Kish will dance the role of Prince Siegfried, with Zenaida Yanowsky as Odette/Odile. The ballet screens at the Denton Cinemark 14, 2825 Wind River Lane. Swan Lake is part of the 2014 Royal Ballet Cinema Season. For tickets, visit


MOVIES Continued from Page 7 The Lego Movie (★★★★) There are so many things to like about The Lego Movie: a great voice cast, clever dialogue and a handsome blend of stop-motion and CGI animation that feels lovingly retro, while still looking sharp in 21st-century 3-D. Set in a world built entirely of Legos, the story revolves around construction worker Emmet Brickowski (voice of Chris Pratt), who must join forces with a group of rebels to stop the evil Lord Business (Will Ferrell). With the voices of Morgan Freeman, Elizabeth Banks and Will Arnett. Rated PG, 94 minutes. — The Washington Post Lone Survivor (★★1⁄2) Mark Wahlberg stars in this true story of four Navy SEALS in Afghanistan in 2005 on a mission to find and eliminate a Taliban leader. When the squad is reduced to one (hence the title), he finds refuge in an unlikely place. The standard action flick accentuates the bravery of the squad, but co-writer and director Peter Berg never raises his film beyond routine adventure material. With Eric Bana, Emile Hirsch, Ben Foster and Taylor Kitsch. Rated R, 121 minutes. — Boo Allen The Monuments Men (★★) George Clooney stars in this World War II drama that he also directed

and co-wrote, with Grant Heslov, from Robert Edsel and Bret Witter’s nonfiction book. Clooney heads a team of aging art experts who identify and then attempt to recover art treasures stolen by the Nazis. Segmented film never gathers momentum but plods along with little building dramatic engagement. The fine cast includes Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman, Jean Dujardin and Hugh Bonneville. Rated PG-13, 118 minutes. — B.A. Ride Along (★★) A little Kevin Hart goes a long way in this dull buddy picture. Ice Cube is cranky cop James, whose pursuit of a mysterious villain is interrupted by his sister’s fiance, Ben (Hart), a video game-addicted school security guard who longs to bring his wise-cracking, voice-cracking banter to the Atlanta P.D. Directed by Tim Story (Barbershop). Rated PG-13, 100 minutes. — McClatchyTribune News Service RoboCop (★★1⁄2) Director Jose Padilha’s remake of the 1987 film of the same name delivers plenty of mayhem and action. Joel Kinnaman stars as a Detroit detective blown up by a car bomb only to be reincarnated as the titular crime-fighting robotic cop. Abbie Cornish plays his wife, and Michael Keaton goes over-the-top as a corporate villain. With Gary Oldman, Samuel L. Jackson and Marianne Jean-Baptiste. Rated PG-13, 118 minutes. — B.A.

That Awkward Moment (★★1⁄2) This chatty romantic comedy in the modern mode — rude, nude and crude — has some funny, writerly riffs on relationships and how to avoid them. But the movie, like star Zac Efron and writer-director Tom Gormican, never lets us forget that it’s trying too hard. Efron, Miles Teller (The Spectacular Now) and Michael B. Jordan (Fruitvale Station) play three New York pals who vow, when one is dumped by his wife, to stay single and enjoy the mingling. Which all of them ignore. Rated R, 94 minutes. — MCT 12 Years a Slave (★★★★) British director Steven McQueen directs Chiwetel Ejiofor as Solomon Northup, a free man in 1841 New York who is abducted and sold into slavery in the South. He experiences torture and humiliations from his various owners, particularly one (Michael Fassbender). Provocative yet well-made film touches many buttons while delivering a compelling experience. Rated R, 133 minutes. — B.A. Winter’s Tale A tale spanning a century in a mythical New York City, about a thief who falls for a dying woman and tangles with a ruthless gangster, based on the novel by Mark Helprin. With Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Jennifer Connelly and William Hurt. Written and directed by Akiva Goldsman. Rated PG-13, 118 minutes. — LAT

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fter she clicked on the “submit” button for “Materials: Hard & Soft,” University of North Texas graduate student and artist Abby Sherrill said she went on about her schoolwork. She didn’t expect her piece, Spoon Collection, to be selected to the wellknown contemporary American Craft competition and exhibition in Denton. Sherrill also said she didn’t expect to win a juror’s award. It turns out that Spoon Collection, a mixed-media installation made up of handcrafted spoons, charmed juror Judy Gordon and earned an award. “Each of these objects is impeccably made,” Gordon said weeks ago, when she came to Denton to select award winners. “They’re curious, aren’t they? The material the artist has used is ordinary, but the detail is really magnificent. This is something


I’d be happy to have on m home.” Spoon Collection grew ist’s block and an observa “I was stuck,” Sherrill s couldn’t think of anything was thinking about what up there that would mean thing, and mean somethin a lot of memory. My gran had a pretty extensive spo tion hanging on her wall.” Spoons rang a bell for While studying fiber arts Sherrill began working in dimensional concepts, me sculpture and fiber. Sherr searched spoons and disc small, handheld tool is m across cultures — as a ute a collectible. Sherrill said she started of paper and cardboard li studio and forming them jects, and eventually spoo That process turned in See SPOONS on 10

THE HUMBLE SPOON ■ The tradition of the Welsh love spoon has roots in the 17th century. Sailors would pass time at sea carving intricate wooden spoons to be given as gifts for their intended brides. ■ Spoons were and are used as percussion instruments in American, British, Canadian, Greek, Russian and Turkish folk music. ■ There are more than 65,000 entries for spoons on, representing jewelry, cooking and decorative objects. ■ The spork: Largely recognized as a spoon with short, fork-like prongs. Wikipedia says that, in the United States, a combined spoon, fork and knife most closely resembling the modern spork was invented — patent and all — in 1874. — Lucinda Breeding


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Spoons award-winning installation. Sherrill used found objects, paper and cardboard, and bits of wire to approximate spoons arranged in a rectangle of similar objects, all of them measuring about 8 inches. They all look humble, simple. But each object is lovingly made and technically precise. “It came from an interest in collections, and how collections can create meaning beyond the object,” Sherrill said. “The materials I used was, I think, more of an investigation of meaning in what would be trash around my studio.” Using paper, cardboard and the like was intentional for Sherrill. “One of the biggest challenges was finding different materials and using found objects, and the materials I used and the found objects changed the foundation of the collection in a way I’m OK with,” she said. As she studied spoons and collections, Sherrill realized that she was indeed working in the craft form — rendering a functional object decorative. “I was working intuitively, asking questions like ‘How would someone hold this, and what would it hold?’ I was thinking about just the shape,” she said. Ultimately, it was the softness of the paper and cardboard in the form of something typically hard — flatware — and Sherrill’s careful construction that sold Judy Gordon on the piece. Yes, she was looking at a spoon collection. Each of the objects suggested an intimacy and meaning. “It plays with those ideas in a way that’s clever and fun,” Gordon said. Sherrill said paper and cardboard have a sort of dual identity. “Yes, it’s a worthless material that used to have a function, but it also has aesthetics,” Sherrill said. “I think the material can easily be shaped into something else. And then there’s the preciousness of the handmade. Really, I could spend three hours working on something made out of cardboard, something impressive, but it’s still cardboard.”

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“Spoon Collection” by Abby Sherrill uses found objects, wire and bits of paper and cardboard.

“And then there’s the preciousness of the handmade. Really, I could spend three hours working on something made out of cardboard, something impressive, but it’s still cardboard.” — Abby Sherrill

She labored over the pieces that make up Spoon Collection in varying intensity. Some were made in a matter of minutes, crafted almost automatically. Others needed more planning and attention. The point of the piece was to make objects that could actually perform a function, thanks to technical execution. But the goal? That was to suggest the meaningful objects in our lives or the lives of others — whether the rectangular shape evokes posters, stamps or boxes, or

MATERIALS: HARD & SOFT What: Greater Denton Arts Council’s annual contemporary American Craft competition exhibition When: The exhibit runs through April 4. Gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Where: In the Meadows Gallery at the Center for the Visual Arts, 400 E. Hickory St. Details: Admission is free. For docent tours, call 940-382-2787. On the Web: www.dentonarts. com

whether the objects remind viewers of carefully preserved knickknacks. It’s Sherrill’s first time to submit to “Materials: Hard & Soft” and her first time to make it into the show. “I’m humbled,” she said. “I know it’s an important show, and important locally. I think it’s kind of cool that it’s local. It was really nice to be able to drive to the gallery, hang the piece and go back home the same day.” LUCINDA BREEDING can be reached at 940-566-6877.

ECLECTIC Bears Den Food Safari Dine with two rescued bears at Sharkarosa Wildlife Ranch’s restaurant, specializing in brick oven pizza. Full bar. 11670 Massey Road, Pilot Point. Tues-Fri 5-9pm, Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 11am-4pm. $-$$. 940-686-5600. www.bears The Club at Gateway Center Three-course meal for $7.50 at restaurant run by hospitality management students. Spring season runs through April 25. Reservations recommended. For schedule and menu, visit In UNT’s Gateway Center across from Fouts Field. Mon-Fri, with seating 11am-12:15pm. $. 940-565-4144. All About Mac This “macaroni and cheese emporium” near UNT offers more than two dozen flavors. 1206 W. Hickory St. Sun-Thurs 11-10, Fri-Sat 11am-3am. 940-808-1003. www.all

FINE DINING The Great American Grill at Hilton Garden Inn, 3110 Colorado Blvd. Dinner: Daily 5-10pm. 940-891-4700. The Greenhouse Restaurant Casual dining atmosphere complements fresh seafood, beef and chicken from the grill. Even vegetarian selections get a flavor boost from the woodpile. Starters are rich: spinachartichoke dip, asiago olives. Refined cocktails and rich desserts. Patio dining available. 600 N. Locust St. Mon-Thurs 11-10, Fri 11-11, Sat 12-11, Sun noon-9 (bar stays open later). $-$$. 940-484-1349. www.greenhouse Hannah’s Off the Square Executive chef Sheena Croft’s “upscale comfort food” puts the focus on local,

seasonal ingredients. Steaks get A-plus. Tempting desserts. Full bar. No checks. 111 W. Mulberry St. Lunch: Mon-Sat 11-3. Brunch: Sun 10:30am-3pm. Dinner: Sun-Mon 4:30-9; Tues-Thurs 4:30-10; Fri-Sat 4:30-11. $$-$$$. 940-566-1110. Queenie’s Steakhouse Chef Tim Love’s steakhouse just off the downtown Square. Live jazz nightly. Full bar. 115 E. Hickory St. Lunch: Fri 11:30-2:30. Dinner: Wed-Thurs 4:3010pm, Fri-Sat 4:30-11pm. $$-$$$. 940-442-6834. www.queeniessteak The Wildwood Inn Elegant dining room tucked away in a bed and breakfast. Excellent food like hearty soups, Angus rib-eye, meal-size salads and daily specials. Beer and wine. 2602 Lillian Miller Parkway. Thurs-Sat 6-10pm. $$$. 940-2434919.

JAPANESE Haru Sushi & Grill 2430 S. I-35E, Suite 126. 940-383-3288. I Love Sushi 917 Sunset St. $$. 940-891-6060. J Sushi 1400 S. Loop 288, Suite 100. 940-387-8833. Keiichi Sushi chef Keiichi Nagano turns eel, fluke, squid, salmon, yellowtail and tuna into sashimi. Daily fish specials and pasta dishes served with an Asian flair. Homemade tiramisu and fruit sorbets. Reservations recommended. Wine and beer. 500 N. Elm St. Tues-Sat 5-11. $$-$$$. 940382-7505. Shogun Steakhouse & Sushi Bar 3606 S. I-35E, Suite 100. 940-3827800. Sushi Cafe 1401 W. Oak St. 940380-1030.

NATURAL/VEGETARIAN The Bowllery Rice, noodle and veggie bowls featuring sauces and dressings made from scratch, with teriyaki and other meats as well as vegan and gluten-free options. Fresh juices and smoothies. 901 Ave. C, Suite 101. Tues-Sun 11am-9pm. $-$$. 940-383-2695. http://thebowllery. com. 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. 200 W. Congress St. Mon-Sat 8-8, Sun 10-7. $. 940-387-5386.

SEAFOOD Dani Rae’s Gulf Coast Kitchen 2303 S. I-35E. Sun-Thurs 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm. 940-898-1404. Frilly’s Seafood Bayou Kitchen Plenty of Cajun standards and Texas fusion plates. Everything gets plenty of spice — sometimes too much. Sides like jalapeno cornbread, red beans and rice are extra. Beer and wine. 1925 Denison St. Sun-Thurs 11-9, Fri-Sat 11-9:30. $$. 940-243-2126. Hoochie’s Oyster House 207 S. Bell Ave. Sun-Thurs 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm. 940-383-0104. http://

EVENTS Continued from Page 6 American Legion Post 550 Each Fri, free karaoke at 9pm; each Tues, free pool. Live band on the last Sat of the month, free. 905 Foundation St., Pilot Point. 940-686-9901. Andy’s Bar Fri: Tucker Jameson. Sat: Vinyl, Brunettes Not Fighter Jets, Gentlemen Rogues, 8pm, $7. Each Wed, karaoke at 10pm. 122 N. Locust St. 940-565-5400. Banter Bistro Thurs: “Speak Out: A Sneak Peek of The Vagina Monologues,” 7pm. Fri: Oui Bis, 6pm; “Song & Story,” hosted by Richard Gilbert, 8pm; “Bob Marley: A Tribute,” hosted by Mathew Grigsby, 10pm. Sat: Irish Session, 3pm; Gregory Santa Croce Trio (jazz), 6pm; the Lightning Crispies, 8pm; Vega Star, 10pm. Each Thurs, open mic at 8pm; each Sat, live local jazz at 6pm. 219 W. Oak St. 940-565-1638. www. Crossroads Bar Thurs: Richard Underwood. Fri: Daniel Foster. 1803 Elm St. 940-808-1177. http://cross Dan’s Silverleaf Thurs: Danny Barnes with Billy Bright, 9pm, $10. Fri: Naked Lunch, 10pm, $10. Sat: Boxcar Bandits, Hares on the Mountain, AM Ramblers, 9pm, $5. Sun: Sarah Jaffe, 5pm, $15. Mon: Paul Slavens, 10pm, free. Tues: A Taste of Herb, 5pm, free. Wed: Country Nightmares, 10pm, free. No smoking indoors. 103

Industrial St. 940-320-2000. The Garage Fri: Molotov Dogs. Sat: Evan Sheldon. Wed: DJ Entropy. 113 Ave. A. 940-383-0045. www.the The Greenhouse Mon: Conundrum. Each Mon, live jazz at 10pm, free. 600 N. Locust St. 940-484-1349. Hailey’s Club Sat: “Women That Rock” with Silver Loves Mercury, Idler, Pushed, Lovesick Mary, 9pm, $10. Weekly events, 9pm, free-$10: Each Fri, DJ Spinn Mo and AV the Great; each Tues, “’90s Night” with DJ Questionmark; every other Thurs, “Y2K” with Yeahdef. 122 W. Mulberry St. 940-323-1160. www.haileysclub. com. Mable Peabody’s Beauty Parlor and Chainsaw Repair Each Fri, karaoke at 9:30pm; each Tues, open mic at 9pm. 1125 E. University Drive, Suite 107. 940-566-9910. Rockin’ Rodeo Thurs: Chris Knight, Thieving Birds, 8pm, $15-$18. Sat: DJ Panic. 1009 Ave. C. 940-565-6611. Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios Fri: Violent Squid (CD release), Nervous Curtains, Dome Dwellers, 9pm, $5-$7. Sat: Renzo, Buk Baby, Kick Door, DJ Dawodu Inc., Milla the Mayor, AV the Great, 9pm, $5-$7. No smoking indoors. 411 E. Sycamore St. 940-387-7781. www.rubbergloves Sweetwater Grill & Tavern Sat: Kristy Kruger Project, 9pm. Sun:

Mario Cruz & Friends, 7pm. Tues: Drew Phelps, 7pm. Shows on the patio, 7-9pm, free. 115 S. Elm St. 940-484-2888. www.sweetwater Trail Dust Steak House Fri & Sat: Haywire, 7-11pm. 26501 E. U.S. 380 in Aubrey. 940-365-4440. www.trail VFW Post 2205 Free karaoke at 8pm each Thurs, Fri and Sat. 909 Sunset St. The Whitehouse Espresso Bar and Beer Garden Each Thurs, open mic at 7:30pm, sign-up at 7pm. 424 Bryan St. 940-484-2786.

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FUTURE BOOKINGS 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 1 — Junior dance clinic presented by the Guyer High School Silverados

dance team, in the Guyer dance studio and Wildcat Gymnasium at 7501 Teasley Lane. For girls in kindergarten to eighth grade. Cost is $30, includes a shirt and snacks. Onsite registration starts at 8:30 a.m. Registration forms are available at E-mail

IN THE AREA 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday — Greater Lewisville Community Theatre presents Superior Donuts by Tracy Letts at 160 W. Main St. in Old Town Lewisville. Tickets cost $17 for adults, $15 for seniors and students. For reservations, call 972-221-7469. Visit 8 p.m. Saturday — Texas Tunes concert series presents 2-Bit Palomino at Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St. Tickets cost $15 for adults, $10 for ages 60 and older or 12 and younger. Visit or call 972-219-8446. Noon Wednesday — Deadline to enter the NCTC Creative Writing Contest, open to middle school students through adults, with subdivisions for poetry, short stories and A4


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2007 HARLEY Sportster 1200 cc Custom, Black, fuel injected, 11,000 miles, too many extras to list. Runs Excellent. $5600 Cash. Mike 940-902-1138 in Pilot Point

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1 Leasing Agent & 1 Make Ready/Maintenance Position ***NOW HIRING*** P/T HELP Positions may require reliable transportation & own tools Travel is within Denton city limits Email resume to:


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• All Vehicles Are Inspected & Approved by a Certified Technician

AVAILABLE NOW: *MIG Welders *Production *Assembly *Forklift *Picker/Packers *Woodwork Production (940) 442-6550

Full-time and Part-time HOUSEKEEPERS needed. Must be able to work any shift. Please apply in person at Denton Travel Center 6420 N I-35 exit 471 ask for Allie. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!

Local delivery only. Direct Hire! 1st or 2nd shift and Great benefits. Apply at: 310 Audra Lane Denton, TX 76209


CLERICAL JOBS Please visit our website At For all clerical job postings. Competitive? Ambitious? If so, your new job is knocking on your door! Come join our team and EMBARK on your NEW Road to Success! Guaranteed Hourly Rate + Bonuses + Incentives, Paid Weekly! Call 940/323-2694 to apply

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CUSTOMER SERVICE/CLAIMS Growing, fast paced company seeks a professional customer service oriented person to adjust household goods claims. Please email resumes to Terri at or call 940/270-3200, ext. 3223.



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A major regional distribution company seeking 3rd shift Supervisor/Dispatcher in the Denton area. Basic computer skills needed. Also, a CDL class “A” license. Full benefits provided company paid. Contact Terminal Manager John Durbin: 940-483-1347

CARE GIVERS Needed. 24 Hour Live-in Senior Care Phone answered Tues-Sat. 8 am - 6:30 pm Call 940-783-4240

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Electrical Helpers and Cable Pullers for Temperature Control. 3-5 yr. Minimum Experience. Some Travel Required. 469-203-7944.

We offer an excellent benefit package, including medical, dental, 401K with company match, paid holidays and vacation after 6 months.

2001 MONTERO- 4 Wheel Drive 1 Owner. Seats 7. 117 k. Due for Timing Belt. Cash Only. 940-387-4110.

Beautiful Red 2006 Cadillac DTS. Looks and Runs Great. SiriusXM, OnStar. $4,900. See in Lewisville. 214-543-6256.

DRIVERS needed, local only Class A CDL required. Apply online at at 3020 Ft Worth Dr, Denton or Contact 940-382-2581 EOE

The successful candidates must have: --Accounts payable experience --Strong attention to detail --Organizational skills and ability to multi-task --Advanced office computer experience

• Times vary depending on Route Assignment and Trip Availability • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check • Possess acceptable driving record for driver positions Apply • online at • call 940-369-0371

Drivers needed Class A CDL, with Tanker endorsement preferred. Call Mon thru Fri 8am-5pm only 940-736-0758.

Accounts Payable Opening A fast growing company in the Sanger area is searching for an Accounts Payable Clerk. You will be responsible for processing accounts payable, including auditing sales tax, maintaining purchase orders, preparing accruals, and other related activities.

DENTON COUNTY INDEPENDENT HAMBURGER needs Food Prep & Bus Person 3pm-9pm Mon. thru Sat. Apply in Person 715 Sunset in Denton

Front end loaders Kiln tech Kiln car repair Machine operator Maintenance with Welding Packagers All shifts, must be flexible. 940-312-7347

Giving Hope Inc. has an Immediate Opening for a Transitional Housing Program Manager. Ideal candidate must have a degree, enjoy working with the homeless and those in need, and have knowledge of employment resources in the area. The position will close February 21st. Please send resumes to Dr. Alonzo Peterson at alonzo.peterson@ HAUL TRUCK DRIVER Needed for Local DFW Area. CDL Required. Will Train. Call 940-382-6020.

Henkels & McCoy is seeking experienced DIRECTIONAL BORE OPERATORS (must be familiar with Digitrak equipment, CDL preferable) BACKHOE OPERATORS, LABORERS, FIELD MECHANICS and AERIAL LINE PERSONS. CDL not necessary at time of employment, but will be job requirement to gain after hire (company will assist with process). Main office located in Lewisville, Texas with possibility of travel to jobsites in TX, OK, LA, & AR. Please fill out application at 515 Huffines Boulevard. (972) 512-2900 EEO Hiring, HVAC Service/ Start-up/Replacement/Install Techs. Longtime Area Company. 940-458-3866.


Immediate Opening for Registered Health Information Tech/ Registered Health Information Administrator . Prefer 2 yrs Exp. Come in to fill out application. Select Rehabilitation Hospital. 2620 Scripture St Denton, TX 940-297-6500.

Lawn Care Crew Leader & Worker Wanted. PT.Experience Seeking FT person to work Required. Must have Current with our Housekeeping Team. Driver’s License. Experience in a Long-term care Call 940-736-1286 environment is a plus. Must be able to read, write and speak English. Must have excellent Looking for Lead Maintenance, work history and be able to get Maint. Tech, Make Ready along with other staff. People. Must be HVAC Certified. Must have knowledge of Industry All qualified applicants will receive Computer Programs. Great Hours consideration without regard to & Benefits. Well Maintained race, color, religion, sex, national Property. Please Apply to: origin, disability or protected , eran status. click on Join our team, careers, search, selected state and city, All applications choose your position. are online only at Immediate Opening for FT OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST. Benefits and 401K. Come in to fill out application. Select Rehabilitation Hospital. 2620 Scripture St Denton, TX 940-297-6500.

* LVN 10pm-6am * RN weekdays 2p-10p * CNAs 10p-6a & 2p-10p Apply online at or in person 205 N. Bonnie Brae, Denton AA/EEO/M/F/D/V

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Make $16-$18/hr, M-F, Cleaning Houses! Own Transportation. Please Call 214-855-7189.

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MEDICAL Front Office Full Time position Excellent communication & computer skills required. Monday thru Friday hours and rotating Saturdays. Apply within The Family Doctors 1512 Teasley Lane Denton, Texas 76205 Need FT Receptionist for Keller, Tx area for busy medical off. Exp pref’d. Email resume to or fax 972-724-2495.

Need PRN Medical Receptionist for multiple locations in DFW area. Will need to be available as needed. Email resume to Safety Inspector or Looking for a hands-on Safety fax (972) 724-2495. Inspector to perform truck inspections, road and skill-testing of drivNeed PT RECEPTIONIST ers on Class 8 trucks, training of for busy medical off in Coppell. new drivers, and communicating Hrs Mon thru Fri 2pm to 7pm. with orientation and shop personEmail resume to nel regarding drivers and trucks in our new Denton, TX facility. Must or fax to (972) 724-2495 be a good communicator, have computer experience, have familiarity with Microsoft Excel, understand DOT hours of service, and have a current CDL-A. Please send resume to: Hirschbach Motor Lines, Dept. Safety Inspector, 18355 U.S. Hwy 20, East Dubuque, IL 61025, or email to

Opportunities Available!

Credit and Collections Manager for Oilfield Service Company

Supervisor positions Cable Order Entry Call Center.

APPLY ONLINE AT Human Resources 1000 Highland Village Rd Highland Village TX 75077 Phone: 972-899-5087 EOE

Responsibilities and Abilities to Include:

Painter’s Helper $10-$12 per hr,doe, drug free, dependable transporation. Leave message. 972-346-9420

• Manage all credit and collection functions of A/R Dept. including cash application • Analysis, collection, and reconciliation of a portfolio of accounts • Obtain and review necessary information to recommend credit limits for customers • Moderate monthly A/R meetings • NACM Certification or related Professional Certification preferred • Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field preferred • 8+ years of experience in A/R, Credit, Collections and Financial Statement review and analysis preferred • Working knowledge of all local, state, and federal laws and regulations • Supervision of 2+ staff and effectively collaborate with other functional areas. • Strong skills in ERP Accounting Systems and various other software programs • Strong attention to detail and ability to maintain detailed documentation

PT Cable, Phone & internet Order Entry Day shift available. Bilinguals also. No selling. Earn up to $9.50/hr. Integrated Alliance, 5800 N. I35, Ste. 200B, Denton, Tx. Application hours start at 10am

1 yr management experience. Multi tasking. Proficient in written communication skills. Excellent customer service care. Good listener. Micro managing target service factors.

INTEGRATED ALLIANCE 5800 N. I35, Ste. 200B, Part Time RECEPTIONIST Denton, Tx. Application hours Mon-Fri, 12:00p-5:00p. Apply in start at 10am or email: person at: 2928 Metro St., Suite 102, Denton, TX. 940-898-9900 Travel Centers of America @ Precision Metal Fab Shop in 6420 N I-35 Denton, Tx exit 471 Sanger needing Welder, Press is seeking Full Time GROUNDS Brake Operator, CNC Machine MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL. Operator. Minimum 5 yrs exp. Please apply in person and ask for Allie. NO PHONE CALLS Must be able to read blue prints, PLEASE. do set ups & inspect parts. Contact Mark at 940-458-3697 or VRC in Argyle has Openings for a FT ADMIN. ASSISTANT, DESKTOP INVESTIGATOR & Place a FREE ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT. computer skills, ability to Classified ad Online. Good multi task & problem solve. Clean criminal record & valid drivers license a must. $10/hour. Send Resume to It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3.

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Wholesale housewares company in Gainesville, TX needs TRADE SHOW COORDINATOR Good computer skills, organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to occasionally work in warehouse environment, lift up to 40 lbs, & travel to trade shows. Experience in gift industry a plus.

WINTER CLEARANCE SALE ! 10% OFF Most All Merchandise through February (some exceptions) GLEN’S PAWN SHOP & MUSIC STORE, 1801 W. University Dr. Denton, 940-383-1713

Send resume & salary FOR SALE PORTABLE requirements to CLASSROOM BUILDINGS for churches, businesses or or apply in person at day care. $12,000 each. Move 1304 Corporate Drive, to your lot locally. 940-241-2095 Gainesville, TX 76240.

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Your Key to Downtown Living Call 940-382-3009 321 Withers in Denton CUTE 1 Bdrm 1 Bath, walk to TWU. $510/mo. + residents pay electric & gas. 940-382-3100

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All metroplex buyers & sellers welcome. Located 1 mile E. of Loop 288 on Hwy. 380, in Denton. (940) 391-6202 (940) 383-1064 (h) • (940) 390-5900 (c) BA

3/2 $900 Large Enclosed Patios Greenway Patio Townhomes 2912 Augusta @ Greenway 940-387-8741, 940-368-1814 Largest Units in Denton! A Block from the Historic Square. 1 bedroom /1 bath. All Appliances. 225 W. Oak. 940-387-5123.

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Denton, 1212 Brightwood Terrace at home of Dr Mary Evans & her 3 unmarried sisters bequeathed to 1st Methodist Church. 4000 sf of good livestock supplies 412 old things--all top quality, from 1895-1995, NM clothes, We buy, sell, trade & repair Bernina, Pfaff, Ethan Allen, western saddles & tack. Roseville (10 pcs), Stiffel, Weldon’s Saddle Shop, Rembrandt lamps, Rose Point, Bell & E. Hickory, Denton, Heisey, Dansk, Limoges, pock940-382-1921 et watches, Knives, old AM dolls, 100’s flower pots, patio sets, 20 quilts, loads of fabric, great vintage clothes, lots of medical, 1000+ books. House, garage & pool house packed. And 1990 Lincoln Town Car 28th Annual North Texas Farm Gold Ed 39k mi. Toy Show Gainesville, TX Civic FRI-SAT 9-6, SUN 11-5 (Half Center. Feb 22, 2014: 9am-3pm. price) Pics & lists at Farm toys, custom trucks, misc. toys. See, buy, sell or trade. Call 940-759-2876 Double Oak, 120 RIDGEBRIAR LANE-- Fri-Sat Feb 21-22, 9am3pm. Moving Sale. Livng room Alfalfa & Alfalfa/Orchard set, furniture, tools, lawn & Small & Large Square. Round garden items, chimenea, dome Bales & Bermuda Sm Sq. tent, exercise bike, treadmill. 217-737-7737, Aubrey New Green Fertilized Square Bales $8. 1st cut rolls $70. Daryl Anderson 940-391-6875 or Carlos 940-210-4071 Ponder Pastures Fertilized, Weeds Sprayed, Aerating, Plowing, Mowing. Tommy 940-482-6578

PUBLISHER’S NOTICE All real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitaBooze Appliance tion, or discrimination because of Reconditioned & Guaranteed race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national Washers , Dryers, origin, or intention to make any Stoves & Refrigerators 3511 E. University Dr, Denton such preference, limitation, or discrimination." We will not knowing940-382-4333 We Buy ly accept advertising for real esBUY SELL REPAIR tate which is in violation of the Refrigerators, Washers, Dryers law. All persons are hereby in377 APPLIANCE formerly formed that all dwellings adver380 Appliance, 1010 Ft Worth tised are available on an equal Dr 940-382-8531 opportunity basis Denton Publishing will not knowingly publish any ad for sale of weapons that does not meet our standards of acceptance.

2 Bedroom Starting at $1225 1 Bedroom Starting at $825 Efficiencies Starting at $729 Call for Move In Specials

** AMAZING COMMUNITY ** Available now! Cute floor plans! Lease Today and receive a $100 gift card New Construction Special!! Call 940-566-0033 525 S. Carroll Blvd, #100, Denton Tx. 76201 CALL US FOR 1, 2, & 3 Bdrms HOLLYHILLS Apts940-382-6774 900 Londonderry Ln. Open MonFri 8:30a-5:30p, Sat appt only

CAMPUS SQUARE APTS Call 940-387-5565

All Bills Paid Walk to UNT -- Efficiency, 1 & 2 BR starting at $450 & up FREE CABLE & WATER Low elec. bills. 6/9/12 mo. lease. 2/1 $705/mo; 2/2 $730/mo 1/1 $600-$615. Walk to UNT. Call our friendly staff at 940-382-3100. JUSTIN 2 Bdrm 1 Bath Studio $610/mo $200 deposit, $50 application fee, 1 yr lease term only. Call 940-382-3100

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1 & 2 BEDROOM APTS with Rental Assistance for Qualified Applicants in Valley View 940-665-0501or 940-726-3798

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SELL IT FAST IN THE CLASSIFIEDS Selling your stuff is simple with a little help from the Denton Record-Chronicle Classifieds. To place an ad, visit or call 940-387-7755.

WALK TO TWU! Efficiency- 1511 N. Elm St. ($525/mo-some bills paid) wood floors, onsite laundry, permitted parking, great floor plans, pets ok. 940-591-1000

3/2.5/1 Evers/ TWU Townhome fp, fncd, fans, appls, bar, ch/a, 1,633 sf, laundry, roommates, Sec8, pets ok $995. 940-383-1940

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$0 rent for 2 weeks $ 425 - $ 2000 Houses, Duplexes & Apartments Open Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:30pm Saturday by Appt.

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WESTWIND APARTMENTS Feb & March Move-In. Large Floor Plans. 1710 Sam Bass 940-382-1535.

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unfurnished 3/2, country living, clean condition, laminate flooring,unique, w/t fur. $725/mo. + $600 deposit Ponder TX. 229-314-2646.

1724 Post Oak Ct. Denton 76209 New 3/2/2, Good locaction. $1250/mo + deposit. Call 940-565-1399 Lvg Msg.

Country View MHP Special! 2 & 3 bdrms. $695 a month. 2800 Fort Worth Dr. 940-380-1200

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1901 Jasmine, 2/2 with Study. 3 Bdrm 2 Bath Single & Double Carport, Minutes to UNT. Close to wide starting at $710. 35E and 35W. Screened In Front In mobile home community. Porch and Patio. Appliances 940-387-9914 Including Washer & Dryer. $1075/mo + Deposit. LOTS from Call 940-594-4125.

3/2/2. Hardwood & Tile Throughout, Large Kitchen & Utility Room. Near Schools & Parks. $1300/mo. Ready to Move-In Now. 940-368-3162. 3 Bedroom House( newly painted w/ ceiling fans), 2 full baths, hardwood floors, living room, kitchen/dining room with stove & refrigerator, washer/dryer connections/room, central heat & A/C and large fenced-in back yard located at 523 Ruth St;Denton,TX 76205. Rent/ Lease is $900 per mo. + $500 Deposit; Section 8 acceptable. Call Agent @ 940382-2873or 817-821-8525 (cell). 3 yr old House. 3/2/2 . 601 Countryside in Aubrey. Tile Floors, Walk-in Closet, Fenced Yd. $1000/ mo + dep. 940-390-4391.

Model Address: 5505 Dolores Place Denton, Texas 76208

A GREAT HOUSE! 2/1. W/d connections, hardwoods, large fenced yard, central heat and air, pets ok, $975/mo, 2623 N. Elm St., 940-591-1000 Krugerville/ Aubrey 509 Brumley, 3/2, 2 car garage, Brick, 576 sq ft Storage Building, 2/3 acre. $1300/mo. 940-704-5419.

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Krum- Older 2 bdrm 1 bath. û No Pets û Appliances, W/D Connection, Space Heaters, Window Units. Must have been Employed 1 yr. Very Private. $500 /dep, $635/ mo. 940-387-2545.

LEGENDARY LANDSCAPES & Denton Publishing assumes no TURF MANAGEMENT responsibility for advertising conFertilizer & weed control, sod tent. Be aware of licenses/ insurances needed or required by & landscape installation. Fully licensed & insured. Senior & law to perform certain services or before purchasing certain services military discounts. 14 yrs in business. Call 214-542-8221

MONTY’S BOBCAT SERVICE Investor Package 904 Bluebon- Dirt Leveling, Lot Clearing, Trash Clean-Up and Haul -Off, Gravel net, 1229 Amherst. $220,000. Driveways. 972-829-1908. Each has rented at $1200.Sargent Real Estate 940-565-9574.

ARTISTIC SERVICES Murals, custom artwork, faux finish, paint effects, signage & more. UNT Grad 940-368-1529

ADVANCE-FEE LOANS All American Painting & /CREDIT OFFERS It’s illegal for companies doing Remodeling Int. Ext., Stain, Faux business by phone to promise you Patch & Repairs. 17+ yrs Exp. a loan & ask you to pay for it be- Free Estimates. 940-442-4545. fore they deliver. For info., call toll-free 1-877-FTC HELP $330-$365/Month Public service msg from Denton with Carport and/or Shed Publishing Co& Fed Trade Comm. Denton Publishing assumes no Up to $2000 Move In Incentive! responsibility for advertising conCentrally located 940-387-9914 mobile/ 760 tent. Be aware of licenses/ insurances needed or required by manufactured homes Denton Publishing assumes no law to perform certain services or 1984 Schult. 28ft x 48ft. responsibility for advertising before purchasing certain services 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath plus Office in content. Please be aware of Great Condition. Cash Only Close to Downtown Denton firewood measurements: $15,900. 214-403-9787. 2 LUXURY OFFICE SUITES Cord of firewood = 128 cu.ft. 1,128 & 564 Sq. Ft Nice 2+2+2 MH, 1 Acre, 2 decks (8 ft long X 4 ft wide X 4 ft high) Call 940-387-7467 for more info. $5000 down $500/mo. $29K total. 1/2 cord of firewood = 64 cu.ft. Steel roof, wood floors, Vinyl JOIN THE BOOM! Come be a siding. Nocona TX 940-372-3577 part of Denton’s exciting new Joe The Garage Door Man downtown! 540 SF, walking dis- OWNER FINANCED. 1995 Palm Doors & Openers Repaired CRC tance to A-Train, ample parking. Harbor. 28 ft x 64 ft. 3 bedroom, New Installs 2 bath, 2 Living Areas, Fireplace, Eric 940-382-6611 Carpentry--Decks-940-367-5123 New Flooring and Paint. Just Windows--Slate Flooring $34,900. Set Up in Lewisville int/ext, remodel/ repair Community. 214-403-9787. Guttering--Metal Roofs-Available Now! Room for rent for Skylights--Chimney Caps TOP CASH PRICES Denton Publishing assumes no male, min. to UNT, share kitchen, Solar Vents--Any Type Roof PAID FOR USED responsibility for advertising conliving & bath, pool. $350/mo most Repaired or Replaced MOBILE HOMES. tent. Be aware of licenses/ bills paid. 940-594-4125 35 yrs in business. A+ BBB, Call 817-395-2990 insurances needed or required by Angies List, References. law to perform certain services or Call 940-383-0338 before purchasing certain services

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63W Hidden Valley, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. Rare Opportunity. Spacious 2,400 sq ft home with detached 3 car garage on oversized lot in exclusive gated community. All electric central heat and A/C with fireplace, vaulted ceilings, and new flooring throughout. $2200. 972-768-0594


10 Acres, 2 Great 2-story Homes, Very Modern 2500 ft 4/2.5/2 + office. Nice 1200 ft 2/1/2, storm cellar, barn. $239K owner finance. Saint Jo TX. Call Jim 940-372-3577

New Construction 3-4 bedroom luxury town homes from $1395 monthly Open Mon-Fri from 11 am-2 pm Saturday and Sunday from 1 pm-4 pm Please Call Agent for Appointment (214)727-8010 Infinity PM

1 ACRE LOTS FOR SALE OR LEASE FOR DOUBLE WIDES in the Ponder/Justin area. Ponder ISD. Moving Assistance Available to Qualified Home Owners. Contact Jeff 940-648-5263

Denton Publishing assumes no responsibility for advertising content. Be aware of licenses/ LANGSTON’S Handyman insurances needed or required by I do tile, wood floors, minor law to perform certain services or before purchasing certain services electric. Build fences, decks, tape and bed & paint 940-390-9989 Denton Publishing assumes no responsibility for ad content. State Law requires child care providers to obtain permit from DFPS HOME REPAIR - HANDY MAN Int/Ext Painting, Roof, Fences, (Tx Dept of Family & Protective Svcs) to provide child care outside Tile, Ceiling Fans, General Maint. of a child’s home. Daycare provid- Free Estimates. 940-442-8380 ers must comply with applicable Lite House Repair & state & local licensing laws before Handyman Services placing ad. Consumers & daycare Inside & Outside providers may learn more about Free Estimate 940-395-0549 licensing, regulation & permits required to operate child care in TX at / LaMonica Cleanup Service Brush, Junk, Clutter. Serving Denton Co. since 1990. OFFICE CLEANING - $45/HR We Recycle! 940-595-9162 *Offices *Banks *Medical/ Optical Mike’s Clean Up Services. Clinics *Car Dealerships Trash, brush & junk hauled off. Rigo: 940-597-4629. Friendly & dependable service. Call 940-453-2776

PUBLISHER’S NOTICE All real estate advertised herein DANIELSON is subject to the Federal Fair Celia’s House Cleaning Housing Act, which makes it ilCONCRETE Quality service you can legal to advertise "any prefercount on! Wk/biwkly/mo. All Types of Concrete & ence, limitation, or discriminaLOOKING TO RENT? 13 years exp. Refs avail. Ins & tion because of race, color, reli- Asphalt Work! Slabs, Drives, Call CAMI today bonded. $15 off 1st service! Patios & Excavation. gion, sex, handicap, familial to set up a search! Superior Housekeeping Serv. Commercial & Residential Free status, or national origin, or inCall 940-391-1614. 940-594-8035 or 940-206-3889 tention to make any such pref- Estimates! Visa & Mastercard Accepted. 940-391-3830. erence, limitation, or discrimination." We will not knowingly accept advertising for real es0 Credit Check 2, 3 & 4 Bdrm tate which is in violation of the homes $550/mo to $1500/mo. law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings adverFor Rent or Sale GILL’S LAWN SERVICE Owner financing on land/home tised are available on an equal opportunity basis. Cut trees, fence repair/bldg, mow, pkgs , 1/2 acre to 4 acres, edge, weedeat, flower beds, trim Ponder ISD, kid/pet ok, bushes, rake leaves, free estimate Call 940-648-5263 15% Sr discount 3BR, LR 1 1/2, nice kitchen-den, 940-442-1440 or 940-442-1252 2 & 3 BR Mobile Homes - J & A large hobby room on back, large covered deck. By lake, Nocona Mobile Home Park, Ponder. TX $7700 down $600/mo. 10 yrs Starting@$570/mo. Also lots for rent. 940-465-9022, lv msg. with tax & ins. 940-372-3577 BA

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