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IN THE SPOTLIGHT THIS WEEK

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CINCO DE MAYO The tastes of Mexico and TexMex are essential to Denton’s Cinco de Mayo festivities. (Dallas Morning News file photo) Story on Page 9

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DINING Restaurant listings. Page 7

MOVIES Reviews and summaries. Page 8

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Philip Lamb, left, runs woodcut print-style projections from his laptop at a recent dress rehearsal for Music Theatre of Denton’s Fiddler on the Roof. The projections illustrate the buildings and settings of the musical’s scenes, projected from the technical booth in the Campus Theatre. Actors perform behind the screen in silhouette, too.

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usic Theatre of Denton set out to give a familiar musical a fresh feeling. Fiddler on the Roof, a classic American musical and a familiar show for Denton audiences, opens this weekend — and it will look a little different. The company recruited graphic animator Philip Lamb, who created scenic visuals for Carousel several seasons ago for Denton Community Theatre. Director Jim Laney said creating the set with projected computer graphics was a chance to recreate the small Russian Jewish settlement of Anatevka. Lamb projects the streets,

Projections freshen up ‘Fiddler’ the gathering spots and the home and hearth of Tevye on a cyclorama, a special backdrop that measures 36 feet wide by 13 1/2 feet tall. “We wanted to keep things simple,” Laney said. “Other than the projections, we use the same benches and pieces in every scene. I actually thought about using a unit set, but the projections are simple, but do a lot of different things.” A unit set is a minimal set using flats, blocks, risers and ramps — usually painted a neutral color. A two-sided wedge in front

of the cyclorama gives the projections a three-dimensional appearance, with chimneys, walls and doorways projected onto them. Lamb said the projections ended up having an unintended look that compliments the show’s setting — Tsarist Russia in 1905. “It ended up looking like woodcut prints,” Lamb said. “That really suits the show, because woodcut is a very 1900s art form.” Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. this Friday and Saturday and May 11-12, and 2 p.m. Sunday and May 13 at the

Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $18 for senior 62 and older, and $10 for children and students with ID. For reservations, call 940-3821915. The musical stars John Evarts as Tevye, Michelle Markle as Golde, Abi Abel as Tseitel, Tara Linn Hunter as Hodel, Emily Staniszewski as Chava and Carol Howdeshell as Yente. Pat Watson portrays Motel, Bryan Patrick plays Perchik, and Jon Weston Middleton plays the role of Fyedka. Ray Staniszewski is the musical director, and Bradley Speck designed the lighting. — Lucinda Breeding

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THURSDAY 9 to 11 a.m. — Preschool and PreKindergarten Play and Stay Day at Liberty Christian School, 1201 S. U.S. Highway 377 in Argyle. For families with preschoolers and prekindergartners interested in enrolling in the 2012–13 school year. Visit www.libertychristian.com or call 940-294-2000. 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. — “Origami Boxes” class at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Participants will follow steps developed by origami artist Tomoko Fuse. Free. Paper will be provided for practice. Call 940-349-8752 to register. 6 p.m. — Paloma Creek Elementary School’s Cinco de Mayo program in the school’s cafetorium, 1600 Navo Road in the Aubrey area. Call 972-347-7300. 7 p.m. — UNT’s second-year Master of Fine Arts documentary screening features seven short student documentaries in Room 184 in UNT’s Radio, TV, Film and Performing Arts Building, one block west of Welch and Chestnut streets. Free. Call 940-565-2537 or e-mail carolyn.levin@unt.edu. 7 p.m. — “Senior Care Options,” a program by Geri Sams, in the meeting room at Sanger Public Library, 501 Bolivar St. Free. Reservations are requested. Call 940-458-3257, e-mail library@sangertexas.org or visit the library. 7 to 8 p.m. — Death and Dessert Mystery Book Club at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. This month’s theme is “Diverse City.” Explore a new mystery each month and eat a themed dessert. Free. Email terri.gibbs@cityofdenton.com. 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 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — Community blood drive at Stephens Elementary School, 133 Garza in Shady Shores. Walk-ins are welcome. Sign up at www.dentonisd.org/stephenses. For more information, call Stephani Short, school counselor, at 940-369-0804. 2 p.m. — Cinco de Mayo celebration at Dogwood Estates senior retirement community, 2820 Wind River Lane. “Taste of Mexico” event includes refreshments and activities. Free. Call 940-383-8600. 3 to 5 p.m. — Ask Emily: Drop-In Technology Help at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Library staff and volunteers will be on hand to answer questions. Feel free to bring your portable device or flash drive with the document you’re working on. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

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Santawaska Key Lime Pie is a long name for the duo that is University of North Texas art professor Kenneth John Verdugo, right, and Jeffrey Gascon Bello. The upcoming exhibition at UNT on the Square is Verdugo’s visual response to Bello’s compositions.

Dirge of progress Artist reflects on U.S. ambivalence in the digital age “An Industrial American Dirge,” a multimedia installation, opens Friday at the UNT on the Square gallery. The installation opens with a reception at 6 p.m. followed by a live performance at 7:30 p.m. Another live performance is

slated for May 10. Artist Kenneth John Verdugo, a scene design and digital imaging assistant professor at the University of North Texas, said the installation carries messages about technology, American values, the treatment of women, American reliance on oil, reflection of the 9/11 memorial and enjoying life’s pleasures. An aesthetic visual response to music composed by Jeffrey Gascon Bello, the installation is told in four movements, using

digital video, percussion instruments, large-scale acrylic paintings, small digital images, sketches and renderings and found objects. All those elements, which may not have much in common, are collaged to form a narrative, a poetic device known as “the exquisite corpse,” Verdugo said. “It’s sort of a collection of a number of ideas, thoughts that deal with social issues,” he said. The last 10 years Verdugo has been a scene artist.

6 p.m. — “An Industrial American Dirge,” a multimedia installation by Kenneth John Verdugo, opens Friday at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St. Reception starts at 6 p.m., followed by a live performance at 7:30 p.m. Installation will be on display through May 15. Free. Call 940-369-8257. 7 to 9 p.m. — First Friday Denton

at A Creative Art Studio, 227 W. Oak St., Suite 101, includes music by Lisa Markley and Bruce Balmer, a community art project, art demonstrations and more. Visit www.firstfriday denton.com or www.acreativeart studio.com. 7 to 10:30 p.m. — Kids Rock!, a night of supervised activities for chil-

dren in grades 1-5, at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Cost is $9 per child. Call 940-3497275. 7:30 p.m. — Music Theatre of Denton presents Fiddler on the Roof at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $18 for seniors 62 and older

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AN INDUSTRIAL AMERICAN DIRGE When: Opening reception will be at 6 p.m. Friday. Installation will be on display through May 15. Where: UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St. Details: Admission is free. For more information, call 940369-8257.

Previously he was a visual and installation artist. “This show is sort of representative of both those disciplines … in terms of art installation and theater,” he said. “It’s kind of like you’re walking into a stage set.” and $10 for children and students. Call 940-382-1915. 8 p.m. — Sundown Collaborative Theatre presents Pool (No Water), a drama by Mark Ravenhill, at Art Six Coffee House, 424 Bryan St. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $8 for

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undown Collaborative Theatre explores jealousy’s biting edge in Mark Ravenhill’s Pool (No Water), which closes this weekend at Art Six Coffee House, 424 Bryan St. In this drama, a group of artists drown in envy of their friend who has left them for fame and fortune. When she is injured, they enact a horrific art project that will alter all of their lives forever. Sundown’s production includes, from left, Danielle Trudeau, Brittany Willis, Travis Stuebing and Jerome Beck. Performances are at 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $8 for students and senior citizens. Cash or check preferred. Rated R for language and mature themes. — Lucinda Breeding Courtesy photo

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SATURDAY 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Opening day for Denton Community Market, a weekly local artists and farmers market, at Sycamore Street and Carroll Boulevard. Live music by J.R. Byrd, Faces Clouds and Boxcar Bandits. Visit www.dentonmarket.org. 10 a.m. to noon — Online Genealogy class at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Participants can learn about databases and resources available on the Internet for genealogy research. Free. Call 940-349-8752 to register. 10 a.m. to noon — “Attacking Financial Illiteracy, One Dime at a Time,” a program presented by 1$Wiser Consumer Education Inc., at the Krum Library, 803 E. McCart St. Call 940-482-3455. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Cinco de Mayo Celebration at Quakertown Park and the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Free event includes a mariachi band, a parade, community performers, children's activities and more than 50 food and art vendors. Visit www.dentoncinco.org or call 940-349-8733. 11 a.m. to noon — A nature walk on the Vanishing Prairie Trail will be offered at the Johnson Branch Unit of Ray Roberts Lake State Park. Walk begins at kids’ fishing pond. Free with park entrance fee, which is $7 for individuals 12 and older. E-mail

bethany.galster@tpwd.state.tx.us or call 940-637-2636. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Distinguished Writers Forum featuring Dr. Lynn Weiss at the Lake Cities Library, 302 Shady Shores Drive in Lake Dallas. Forum series presented by the Friends of the Lake Cities Library. Call 940-497-3566. Noon to 2 p.m. — Denton County Raiders Select Sports and Cheerleading Association fundraiser at Beth Marie’s OldFashioned Ice Cream, 2900 Wind River Lane. Coaches and board members will serve patrons. A portion of the earnings and all tips during the fundraiser will be donated to the association. Visit www.dcraiders.org. 1 p.m. — “Bats!”, a program at the amphitheater of the Johnson Branch Unit of Ray Roberts Lake State Park. Discussion will cover the benefits of bats, ways to handle bat-human conflicts and safe ways to help bats. Bring sunscreen and water. Free with park entrance fee, which is $7 for individuals 12 and older. E-mail bethany.galster@tpwd.state.tx.us or call 940-637-2636. 2 p.m. — Cinco de Mayo party at Dogwood Estates senior retirement community, 2820 Wind River Lane. Free. For more information, call Dogwood Estates at 940-383-8600. 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. — Renaissance Faire for teens ages 11-17 at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Practice catapulting and jousting and get medieval on crafts. Free. 3 p.m. — A guided hike at the Isle du Bois Unit of Ray Roberts Lake State Park. Participants should meet at the Hawthorn parking area. Free with park entrance fee, which is $7 for individuals 12 and older. E-mail kelly.lauderdale@tpwd.state.tx.us or

call 940-686-2148. 4 to 5 p.m. — “Denton, Then & Now” at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Kim Cupit, Denton County Museums curator, presents images and stories from the new book Denton, Then & Now. Free. Call 940-349-8752. 6 p.m. — Red & White Gala to benefit the Aubrey Education Foundation at Tom McCutcheon Reining Horses arena, 3732 Shepard Road in Aubrey. Event includes silent and live auctions, barbecue dinner and music by Texoma Highway. Tickets are $30. Visit www.aubreyef.org. 6 p.m. — UNT fashion design seniors present ArtWear, a fashion show, in the Silver Eagle Suite in the University Union, one block west of Welch and West Prairie streets. Admission is $25 for the public and $10 with a UNT student ID. Call 940565-3805. 7:30 p.m. — Music Theatre of Denton presents Fiddler on the Roof at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $18 for seniors 62 and older and $10 for children and students. Call 940-382-1915. 7:30 p.m. — A campfire program at the Isle du bois Unit of Ray Roberts Lake State Park. Participants should meet at the Lost Pines Amphitheater. Free with park entrance fee, which is $7 for individuals 12 and older. E-mail kelly.lauder dale@tpwd.state.tx.us or call 940686-2148. 8 p.m. — Sundown Collaborative Theatre presents Pool (No Water), a drama by Mark Ravenhill, at Art Six Coffee House, 424 Bryan St. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $8 for students and senior citizens. Visit www.sundowntheatre.org.

SUNDAY 2 p.m. — Music Theatre of Denton presents Fiddler on the Roof at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $18 for seniors 62 and older and $10 for children and students. Call 940-382-1915. 2 p.m. — Cinco de Mayo Happy Hour at Dogwood Estates senior retirement community, 2820 Wind River Lane. Free. For more information, call Dogwood Estates at 940383-8600. 8 p.m. — Sundown Collaborative Theatre presents Pool (No Water), a drama by Mark Ravenhill, at Art Six Coffee House, 424 Bryan St. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $8 for students and senior citizens. Visit www.sundowntheatre.org.

MONDAY 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 Christian Preschool advisory council/volunteer banquet, featuring an alumni reunion, at 1114 W. University Drive. Anyone who was ever a student, volunteer or staff member at the school is invited. Event includes a potluck supper. Call 940-383-3332.

TUESDAY 11:30 to 1 p.m. — The Salvation Army of Denton annual luncheon at Oakmont Country Club, 1901 Oakmont Drive in Corinth. “Doing the Most Good” is the theme, and Bill

Lively, UNT’s vice chancellor for strategic partnerships, is the keynote speaker. A silent auction begins at 1 p.m. Tickets at the door are $60. For reservations, call 940-566-3800. Noon to 1 p.m. — “Good That Came From Grief,” a talk by community volunteer Colette Yetka, at a hospice family luncheon hosted by Ann’s Haven VNA at the Denton Elks Lodge, 228 E. Oak St. Free, but reservations are requested. Call Molly Harrison, Ann’s Haven VNA bereavement coordinator, at 940-349-5900. 3:30 to 4 p.m. — Mother’s Day Cards and Crafts at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Make a handcrafted card and necklace for Mother’s Day. Free. Call 940-3498752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com. 4:30 to 5 p.m. — Mother’s Day Cards workshop for all ages at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com. 6:30 p.m. — Twilight Toddler Time features stories, songs and activities for toddlers and their caregivers at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.denton library.com. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. — Teen Advisory Board for teens in grades 6-12. Help plan and run library programs, discuss books, movies and music, earn community service hours and more at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call Juli Gonzalez at 940-349-8741 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com. 7 to 8:45 p.m. — North Branch Writers’ Critique Group, for those interested in writing novels, short stories, poetry or journals, at North

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EVENTS Continued from Page 4 Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free.

WEDNESDAY 11 a.m. — Mother’s Day story time and crafts at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Best for ages 1-5. Free. Call 940-349-8752. 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Concert on the Square featuring the Sidemen, on the lawn of the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St. The rainout location is the Denton Civic Center. Free. Call 940-349-8733. 7 to 8 p.m. — Professor’s Corner: A Discussion Group Dedicated to Literary Texts at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.denton library.com. 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 and open to the public. Call 940-3498752.

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The Abbey Inn Restaurant & Pub Wed: County Rexford, 7:30-10pm, free.101 W. Hickory St. 940-5665483. The Abbey Underground Fri: Hipstar Records, 10:45pm. Wed: “Left/Right� with DJs Bastard Mike and 4D, 8pm. 100 W. Walnut St. www.reverbnation.com/venue/1003 284. Andy’s Bar 122 N. Locust St. 940565-5400. www.reverbnation.com/ venue/andysbar. Art Six Coffee House 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: Link Chalon, 6pm. Fri: Classical guitar, 6pm; Mike Luzecky (jazz), 8pm; Acoustic Distortion (Thad Bonduris and Steve Jackson), 10pm. Sat: Tenor Madness (Chris Milyo and Brian Clancy), 6pm; Mockingbyrd Station, 8pm. Each Thurs, open mic at 8pm. 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 3101 Unicorn Lake Blvd. 940-382-7070. www.cafedu luxe.com. Cool Beans 1210 W. Hickory St. 940382-7025. Crazy Horse Saloon 508 S. Elm St. 940-591-0586. Dan’s Silverleaf Fri: Fox & Bird, He’s My Brother She’s My Sister, the Kernal, 10pm, $8-$12. Sat: Joe Pat Hennen, 7pm, $7; Fishboy, the Treelines, the Cozy Hawks, 10pm, $7. Sun: Hares on the Mountain, 5pm, free. Mon: Charlie Shafter, 10pm, free. Tues: Paul Slavens and Friends, 10pm, free. Wed: Dusty Smirl, 8pm, $5. No smoking indoors. 103

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Lisa Markley and Bruce Balmer will give a concert in the intimate space of A Creative Art Studio during First Friday Denton.

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irst Friday Denton will bring singer-songwriters Lisa Markley and Bruce Balmer for a performance at A Creative Art Studio, 227 W. Oak St., Suite 101. Markley has recently returned to the University of North Texas to work on her master’s in jazz studies. Balmer hails from the New York City area, where he’s played guitar in rock, jazz and country bands. He also plays the piano. The couple will perform their acoustic origi-

Industrial St. 940-320-2000. www.danssilverleaf.com. Denton Square Donuts 208 W. Oak St. 940-220-9447. www.denton

nals from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday The free event also includes a community art project for all to work on at the studio, as well as artist trading cards. Robin Jensen, the “five-minute novelist,� will be available to write people’s life stories in less than five minutes, and studio artists will give demonstrations. For more information, visit www.firstfridaydenton. com or www.acreativeart studio.com. — Bj Lewis

squaredonuts.com. Fry Street Public House Each Tues, karaoke, 9pm, free. 125 Ave. A. 940323-9800. www.publichousedenton.

com. Fry Street Tavern Fri: A Formal Affair. Sat: Cinco de Mayo crawfish boil. 121 Ave. A. 940-383-2337. www.thefrystreettavern.com. The Garage Thurs: DJ TimeWarp. Fri: Chris Mills. Sat: Cinco de Mayo. Wed: Jess Spires. 113 Ave. A. 940383-0045. www.thedentongarage. com. The Greenhouse Live jazz each Mon at 10pm, free. 600 N. Locust St. 940-484-1349. www.greenhouse restaurantdenton.com. Hailey’s Club Thurs: DJ Jay Clipp, 10pm, $5-$7. Fri: Renzo, X, June, Smitty and J-Whoa of Dream Team and more, 9pm, $6-$11. Sat: “2 Bands, 2 Comics� with Mary Walker, Ms Music, Jeffrey Jay and Chris Mack, 9pm, $5-$7. 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 Sat: Brian “Beerman� Houser, 9pm. 218 W. Oak St. 940293-4240. www.thelabbdenton.com. La Milpa Mexican Restaurant Each Fri, Mariachi Quetzal, 8pm. 820 S. I-35E, Suite 101. 940-382-8470. Love Shack Thurs: John Housewright, 6pm. Sat: Jack Doyle, noon. Sun: Luke Wade, noon; Molotov Dogs, 6pm. Wed: Open mic, 6pm. 115 E. Hickory St. 940-442-6834. 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. University Drive, Suite 107. 940-5669910. Mad World Records 115 W. Hickory St. 940-591-3001. Oak Street Drafthouse 308 E. Oak St. 940-395-1950. Rockin’ Rodeo Thurs: Dirty River Boys, Rodney Parker & 50 Peso Reward, 8pm, free-$5. 1009 Ave. C. 940-565-6611. www.rockinrodeo denton.com. Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios Thurs: Tragedy, Wild Tribe, Garuda, 9pm, $10-$12. Sat: Cinco de Mayo party with Mary Walker, Maricopa County, Nick Foreman, 9pm, free. Tues: Racebannon, Vaults of Zin, Akkolyte, Bludded Head, 9pm, $5-$7. 411 E. Sycamore St. 940-387-7781. www.rubberglovesdentontx.com. Sweetwater Grill and Tavern Sun: The N’Awlins Gumbo Kings. Tues: Sweetwater Jazz Quartet. 115 S. Elm St. 940-484-2888. www.sweet watergrillandtavern.com. Trail Dust Steak House 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 Through Sunday — Flower Mound Performing Arts Theatre presents Seussical the musical at the Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Black Box Theatre, 100 N. Charles St. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. today through Saturday.

Matinee shows at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $15, $20 or $25, with discounts available for seniors, students, children and groups of 10 or more. Visit www.fmpat.org or call 972-724-2147.

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9 a.m. May 19 — Mud Volleyball Tournament at North Lakes Park, 2001 W. Windsor Drive. Six-on-six, double-elimination battle on three courts. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. Coed teams may have a maximum of 10 players per roster, but a minimum of two female players must be on the court at all times. Participants must be at least 16 years old. Team captains’ meeting will be at 7 p.m. May 18 at North Lakes Recreation Center. Register by May 12 for $130 per team. Register by noon May 18 for $150 per team. Entry fee includes a T-shirt. Call 940-349-8287.

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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. G Story Time for kids ages 1-5 and their caregivers, 11 a.m. Wednesday G Afternoon Adventure Club, a hands-on workshop for kids in grades K-3, 4 p.m. Thursday G 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. G Story Time for kids ages 1-5 and their caregivers, 11 a.m. Friday G Afternoon Adventure Club, a

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EVENTS Continued from Page 5 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.  Computer classes Call 940-3498752.  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. 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. Tuesday  Toddler Time for kids 12-36 months and their caregivers, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday

POINTS OF INTEREST The Bayless-Selby House Museum Restored Victorian-style home built in 1898. 317 W. Mulberry St. Tues-Sat 10am-noon and 1-3pm. Free. Handicapped accessible. Regular special events and workshops. 940-349-2865. www. dentoncounty.com/bsh. Denton County African American Museum Exhibits of historic black families in the county, including artwork and quilting, and personal items of the lady of the house. 317 W. Mulberry St., next to the BaylessSelby House Museum. Tues-Sat 10am-noon and 1-3pm. Free. www.dentoncounty.com/dcaam. Bethlehem in Denton County Small gallery in Sanger displaying a personal collection of 2,900 nativities. Open evenings and weekends, by appointment only. Free. Small groups and children welcome. To schedule your visit, call 940-2314520 or e-mail jkmk@advantexmail. com. www.bethlehemindentonco. com. Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum Exhibits include photos of Denton communities, historic Hispanic and black families, farm and ranching artifacts, and special collections including Southwest American Indian and Denton County pottery, pressed glass and weaponry. Research materials, county cemetery records, genealogical info, photographs. 110 W. Hickory St. 10-4:30 Mon-Fri and 11-3 Sat, closed holidays. Free. Special monthly exhibits and lectures. Call 940-349-2850 or visit www.dentoncounty.com/chos. Denton Firefighters Museum Collection at Central Fire Station, 332 E. Hickory St., displays firefighting

Denton’s Renzo means to master the game T he showcase scheduled for Friday night at Hailey’s is about more than the music. Lorenzo Cheadle, better known as Renzo, the Denton emcee and kingpin of local

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label Street Hop, said the Street Hop showcase is about the ethos behind Denton hiphop. Street Hop was established in June 2007 under the business name Street Hop International. Since then, the label and production company has been the machine representing Renzo and his music. And then it grew. “I planned it out,” Renzo said, talking rapid-fire over the phone. “I was into music since I was a kid. I’m very stubborn, very hard-headed. I didn’t have a father or father figure, and I’m the youngest of four kids. I was hard-headed, I decided I wanted to make my own music. “If you want things done, you gotta do ’em yourself. You don’t have to be with me if you don’t want. I didn’t want anyone to have control over me. I decided I didn’t care how much it takes. I started doing my thing, my first mix tape, and it got immediate response.” Renzo said he meant for Street Hop to be a solo gig, a business that managed his music and his marketing. The emcee said rising musicians making hip-hop in Denton aren’t going to let him keep Street Hop to himself. “I didn’t plan to work with other artists, but if I do, it’s

Mon-Sat 8am-3 pm. 1945 Matt Wright Lane. Free. 940-565-1945. Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area Three hiking trails; camping, fishing and more on the Elm Fork of the Trinity River; restored 1870 log home. Winter hours: Fri-Sun 7am-5pm. Admission is $5 per person, free for children 5 and younger. Front gate is at Jones Street and North Kealy Avenue in Lewisville. Call 972-219-3930 for directions. www. ias.unt.edu/llela. Little Chapel-in-the-Woods Built in 1939, one of 20 outstanding architectural achievements in Texas. Daily 8am-5pm, except on university holidays or when booked for weddings, weekends by appointment only, TWU campus. 940-898-3644. UNT Sky Theater Planetarium in UNT’s Environmental Education, Science and Technology Building, 1704 W. Mulberry St. 940-369-8213. http://skytheater.unt.edu.

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J-Whoa and Smitty (a.k.a. lil Ben) will spit verse Friday night at “Street Hop Presents The Show.” Though JWhoa and Smitty aren’t on the Street Hop label, they’re longtime friends of founder Renzo, who designed the show to serve up a taste of Denton’s hip-hop scene. because I’ve got love for you and what you do,” he said. Saturday night’s Street Hop showcase features three label members — Renzo, X and June. Artists Smitty (a.k.a. lil Ben) and J-Whoa from Dream Team will perform along with other friends. Marcus Washington, who works with Street Hop, said the showcase features only local talent. “Denton hip-hop has been around for years,” Washington said. “It’s just getting noticed now.” Both Washington and Renzo said the attention is the result of hard hustling from the artists themselves. Since Street Hop was created, it’s dropped a lot of music. These days, Renzo said, Street Hop releases new music every month and a half. Like most Denton hiphop, the music is free — and it’s bait. “It’s not just rapping. If you think you’re going to

make money because you can rap, you’re wrong,” the artist said. “Why are you so different from the next rapper? I took that motto from the big game and put it on my own. “Music leads to a buzz. Buzz leads to a CD, which leads to a T-shirt, which leads to a show. I’m a student of the game, and I’m here to tell you we don’t need to take this to another city,” he said. “We can do it here.” The showcase has a flavor for just about every taste. There’s hip-hop for hard-core party people, chilled-out music for people who prefer their music to be made of milder energy. There’s a little something for people who like a little danger in their hip-hop, too. Details: Doors open at 9 p.m. Friday at Hailey’s Club, 122 W. Mulberry St. Cover is $6 for everyone old enough to drink, $11 for patrons ages 20 and younger. — Lucinda Breeding

American Legion Hall Senior Center 629 Lakey Drive in Fred Moore Park. 10am-3pm Mon-Fri, 69pm Thurs. 940-349-8298. Denton Senior Center Offers daily lunches, classes, travel, health services and numerous drop-in activities. 8am-9pm Mon-Fri. 509 N. Bell Ave. 940-349-8280. www.dentonsenior center.com. Ongoing activities:  Athena’s Craft Store, open 9am1pm Mon-Fri; 9am-1pm Sat; first and third Fri, 6-9pm. Call 940-349-8720.  Dancing and potluck, live big band and country music every second and fourth Friday, 7-9:30pm, $5.  Movies 6pm each Wed. Free for Denton seniors. $1 for popcorn and soda.  SPAN noon meal each Mon-Fri. $1.50 for seniors age 60 and older, $3.50 for those younger than 60.  Chime Choir 9:30am Mon  Pinochle 10:30am-1:30pm Mon  Young at Heart band practice, 9am Tues, 10am Thurs  Card workshop 9am first Tues  Needlework group 9am Tues  Red Hat Society 11am first Wed  Tap dance classes, for beginners, intermediate/advanced, Wed nights or Fri mornings.  Bridge Party bridge, 12:30pm Thurs; duplicate bridge, 1pm Wed  Benefits counseling 1:30-4pm third Thurs  Bingo 12:45pm first and third Fri  Fridays With Friends 9-11am Fri. Volunteers create items to donate to Denton Regional Medical Center patients. Call Jeff or Jane at 940349-8720.  Square dancing 7-10pm first and third Fri, $6  Ed Bonk Woodshop 9am-noon Mon-Thurs; 9am-noon Sat. $6 annual membership or $1 per visit. RSVP Referral and placement service for volunteers age 55 and older. 1400 Crescent St. 940-383-1508.

ACTIVITIES memorabilia from the 1800s to the present. 8am-5pm Mon-Fri. Closed on city holidays. Free and handicapped accessible. Gowns of the First Ladies of

Texas Created in 1940, exhibit features garments worn by wives of governors of Texas. 8am-5pm MonFri. Administration Conference Tower, TWU campus. Free, reservations

required. 940-898-3644. Hangar Ten Flying Museum WWII aircraft on display including Lockheed 10A, Beech Aircraft Stagger Wing, PT22 and Piper L-4.

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EVENTS Continued from Page 6 third Saturday of each month in the community room at Denton Village Good Samaritan, 2500 Hinkle Drive. Dues are $3 per month. Participants may bring a sack lunch. Call 940565-9331 or e-mail donnasgregory@ gmail.com. Friday night community dances at Denton Senior Center from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Friday of each month. Dances are open to all adults and include live music and refreshments. Dance hosts will be present to dance with unaccompanied ladies. Admission is $5. The Senior Center is at 509 N. Bell Ave. Call 940-349-8720. Green Space Arts Collective Ballet, tap, modern, and hip-hop dance classes for children and adults. 529 Malone St. 940-387-2722. www.greenspacearts.com. Harps Over Texas Autoharp Club Jamming as well as help for new and experienced players. All acoustic instruments welcome. 7 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month at Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1424 Stuart Road. 940-382-3248. The Triangle Squares Local square dancing group meets at 7:30 p.m. on the first and third Fridays each month at Denton Senior Center, 509 N. Bell Ave. Starts with early rounds and workshops. Grand march starts at 8pm. Non-members pay $6 per person, members get in free. Call 940-323-8999.  Mainstream dance lessons at 7pm each Tues at 1424 Stuart Road.

VISUAL ARTS Art Six Coffee House 424 Bryan St. Mon-Sat 9am-midnight. 940-4842786. Banter 219 W. Oak St. 940-565-

DENTON PARKS AND RECREATION Kids in first through fifth grades can enjoy a safe night of fun for less than the price of a sitter at Kids Rock, from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Friday at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Cost is $9 per child. Event features a DJ, a bounce house, Wii and Rock Band on the giant screen, dance contests, sports tournaments and more. Glow products and concessions will be available for purchase. For more information, call 940-3497275.  It’s the last chance to register for the following sports instruction programs:  Rock the Wall climbing instruction for ages 7 to 15, from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, May 8-29, at Denia Recreation Center, 1001 Parvin St.  Youth and adult tennis instruction beginning the week of May 7 at Goldfield Tennis Center, 2005 W. Windsor Drive.

1638.  Oxide @ Banter group show runs through May 15. Bolivar Street Gallery 212 Bolivar St., Suite 100 in Sanger. Fri-Sun 11am5:30pm. 940-390-4559.  Work of Texas artists Vincent Villafranca and Scott Winterrowd runs through May 11. Cafe Du Luxe 3101 Unicorn Lake Blvd. Mon-Thurs 5:30am-10pm, Fri 5:30am-11pm, Sat 6am-11pm, Sun 7am-9pm. 940-382-7070. www. cafeduluxe.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

 Kids’ golf instruction from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, May 8-29, at Robson Ranch Golf Course, 9400 Ed Robson Blvd., Suite A. For more information and to register, visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-349-7275.  Register now for the indoor coed soccer league for ages 4 to 11 at McMath Middle School, 1900 Jason Drive. Practice begins the week of May 29, and games are played on Saturdays beginning June 2. The $70 fee includes instruction, a jersey and an individual award. Register by May 8. Late registration, May 9-11, costs $85. For more information and to register, visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940-349-7275.  Participate in a six-on-six, doubleelimination mud volleyball tournament on Saturday, May 19, at North Lakes Park, 2001 W. Windsor

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 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. Appointments encouraged. 940-6862396. www.farmersandmerchants gallery.com. Gallery 010 in the TWU student union, at the corner of Bell Avenue

Drive. Check-in starts at 8 a.m., and games will begin at 9 a.m. Entry costs $130 per team if registered by May 12; Late registration, May 13-18, costs $150 per team. For details and to register, visit www.dentonparks.com or call 940349-8287.  Enter the Denton parks department’s video contest for a chance to win a family season pass to Water Works Park. To enter, visit our Facebook page to upload a short video of your kids’ excitement for this summer’s water park opening. Then, share the video with your friends to gain the most votes by May 31. For contest details and to enter, visit the contest link at www.dentonparks.com. For more information about Parks and Recreation programs, call 940349-PARK (7275), visit www. dentonparks.com or e-mail parksnrec@cityofdenton.com.

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, Tues-Wed 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. UNT Cora Stafford Gallery In UNT’s Oak Street Hall, 1120 W. Oak St. Tues-Fri 10am-2pm or by appointment. 940-565-4005. UNT Fashion on Main 1901 Main St. in downtown Dallas. Free. Thurs-Fri noon to 5 p.m. 940-565-2732 or 214752-8151. 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. Monthly meetings include minishows and demonstrations by visiting artists. Two annual juried exhibits. Visit www.vastarts.org or call Executive Director Lynne Cage Cox at 972-VAST-ORG.

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. 119 S. Elm St. Daily noon2am. $-$$. 940-243-7300. The LABB 218 W. Oak St. 940-2934240. www.thelabbdenton.com. The Loophole Square staple has charming menu with cleverly named items, like Misdemeanor and Felony nachos. Decent range of burgers. 119 W. Hickory St. Daily 11am-2am; food served until midnight. Full bar. $-$$. 940-565-0770. 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. 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.

ASIAN 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 (some with egg). 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. Fish tastes very fresh and firm. 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.

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. Mon-Sat 5am-5:30pm. 940-3876712. 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, 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, mouth-

watering sweets and a fine cup of coffee. 416 S. Elm St. Tues-Sat 6:30am-5:30pm, Sun 8am-5:30pm. 940-382-8561.

BARBECUE Metzler’s Bar-B-Q Much more than a barbecue joint, with wine and beer shop, deli with German foods and more. Smoked turkey is lean yet juicy; generous doses of delightful barbecue sauce. Beer and wine. 628 Londonderry Lane. Daily 10:30am10pm. $. 940-591-1652. The Smokehouse Denton barbecue joint serves up surprisingly tender and juicy beef, pork, chicken and catfish. Good sauces, bulky sandwiches and mashed potatoes near perfection. Good pies and cobblers. Beer and wine. 1123 Fort Worth Drive. SunThurs 11-9, Fri-Sat 11-10. $-$$. 940566-3073. Sweet Y Cafe 511 Robertson St. 940-323-2301.

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MOVIES THEATERS CINEMARK DENTON 2825 Wind River Lane off I-35E. 940535-2654. www.cinemark.com.

MOVIE TAVERN 916 W. University Drive. 940-566FILM (3456). www.movietavern.com.

RAVE MOTION PICTURES 8380 S. I-35E, Hickory Creek. 940321-2788. www.movietickets.com.

SILVER CINEMAS Inside Golden Triangle Mall, 2201 S. I35E. 940-387-1957.

OPENING FRIDAY The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye (##1/2) This quirky documentary offers a brisk and breezy look at Genesis Breyer P-Orridge and his wife and collaborator, Lady Jaye, painting a picture of the pair both before and after their sexual transformations for their Pandrogyne project. The erratically engaging pair make for compelling viewing. Not rated, 65 minutes. At the Angelika Dallas. — Boo Allen Bernie (##1/2) Jack Black is the picture of silliness in this whimsical, fact-based film set in Carthage. He plays a good-natured, well-loved funeral home employee who befriends a local widow (Shirley MacLaine) known for her meanness and stinginess. But with Bernie, she blossoms, taking him on trips and spending money freely. That is, until she turns up dead. Matthew McConaughey plays the eventual prosecutor. Directed by Richard Linklater. Rated PG-13, 104 minutes. At the Magnolia in Dallas. — B.A. Sound of My Voice (##) Smallscale film about a pair of twentysomething documentary filmmakers going undercover to expose the leader of a cult (Brit Marling) who claims to be from the future. Plot turns on the male (Christopher Denham) beginning to believe the futuristic claims. This slow-moving hunk of hokum is filled with irritating characters, stilted dialogue and New Age nonsense. Rated R, 85 minutes. At the Angelika Dallas. — B.A.

NOW PLAYING The Cabin in the Woods (###) Five friends follow a horror film formula by gathering for a weekend at a cabin in the woods. Carnage is expected, and is delivered, but not before co-writers Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard, who also directs, turn the tables with several unexpected twists. With Bradley Whitford and Richard Jenkins. Rated R, 95 minutes. — B.A. Chimpanzee This nature documentary follows a baby chimpanzee and his family as they survive in the African forest. Directed by Alastair Fothergill and Mark Linfield. Rated G, 78 minutes. — Los Angeles Times

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Comic book hero smorgasbord serves up something to marvel at

By Boo Allen Film Critic

The summer silly season kicks off with The Avengers, the new computer-effects driven adventure based on Marvel Comics’ superheroes. The convoluted saga brings together under one title many, if not all, of Marvel’s cartoonish creations. Think of it as the Hollywood equivalent of the NBA All-Star Game. Joss Whedon, the inspired creator of such semi-earthly TV fare as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Firefly and Angel, wrote the Avengers screenplay and directed, showing a steady hand when dealing with otherworldly beings but a somewhat shakier one when streamlining his own narrative. The sprawling story by Whedon and Zak Penn is captive to the needs of Marvel’s exalted world. The writers’ task was to assemble various heroes into a coherent story while still doling out enough screen time to individual superheroes of the Marvel stable, many of whom have their own movie franchises. They succeed, but the results vary. A supervillain is demanded for anyone facing this group of supercharged figures. The bad guy, as Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) says, “is not from around here.” Loki (Tom Hiddleston) hails from another planet, one where he was a god and was brother to Thor (Chris Hemsworth). And he’s a hard man to put down. Loki has come to Earth to conquer it, of course, but also to steal the movie’s MacGuffin, a shiny object capable of being a perpetual energy source. Or something. It doesn’t really matter, because what it mainly does is allow Commander Fury to bring together Captain America (Chris Evans), Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) and Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson),

Disney

Thor (Chris Hemsworth, left) and Captain America (Chris Evans) are some of many, many Marvel Comics superheroes brought together in The Avengers.

The Avengers Rated PG-13, 142 minutes. Opens Friday.

who seems to have no superpowers beyond her good looks. Whedon bogs down the film’s early parts with lengthy

and unnecessary stretches of pseudo-scientific jargon. Footage of Tony Stark (aka Iron Man) trading quips with everyone becomes tedious in a neartwo-and-a-half-hour opus. When the film finally shifts into action mode, it becomes impressive, with a series of gargantuan set pieces, such as flying submarines for the good guys and a series of attacking machine-like monsters for the

bad guys. The in-between filler varies, with Loki’s garish costumes looking inspired more from comic books than Marc Jacobs. And some of the outerplanetary settings look drab and downright chintzy. But these are mostly minor quibbles in a huge production that seems to want to offer something for everyone and, for the most part, achieves that goal.


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Paletas — frozen treats on a stick — will help cool down revelers at Denton Cinco de Mayo this Saturday at Quakertown Park.

Where Tex meets Mex Authentic flavors permeate Denton’s Cinco de Mayo

PARADE

By Lucinda Breeding Features Editor

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hen it comes to festival food, the best of Denton is yet to

come. If you plan to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Denton, we recommend you attend with an empty stomach and a taste for the real deal. Check out our guide to eating your way around the city’s celebration on Saturday. The tasty treats are made by commercial and nonprofit vendors. Oh, and plan for abundance. Denton Cinco de Mayo doesn’t allow more than two vendors to

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A pair dons lucha libre masks in last year’s Cinco de Mayo parade. serve the same food. And for the Cinco de Mayo scrooges among us, there are non-Tex-Mex

selections. But when you’re honoring the fighting mettle of Mexicans who defeated the

Denton’s Cinco de Mayo celebration begins with a parade at 10 a.m. Saturday on the downtown Square. Local lowrider clubs show off their cars, students show their pride in their heritage, and La Reina, the queen of the fest, and her court will pass by with a wave and a smile. Families with children should bring a bag, because parade participants throw lots of candy.

French in the Battle of Puebla in 1862, it seems right to break bread in the Tex-Mex style.

Tacos to die for Do you like your Tex-Mex served up in handy little packages? Make a circuit of Quakertown Park on Saturday and you’ll be able to select tacos made with carnitas (braised, roasted pork pulled from the bone by hand — oh, yeah), cabrito (meat from milk-fed goats), fajita steak and chicken. Top ’em with pico de gallo, cilantro and minced onion. Shredded cheese and sour cream tends to be scarcer at this festival. But expect fantastic, rich and whipped guacamole. Now, let’s talk tortilla. At Denton Cinco de Mayo, patrons can watch music while noshing on soft flour tortillas, crunching on hardened corn See CINCO on 10


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taco shells — some of which are soft yellow corn tortillas dipped into a deep fryer over a wooden spoon while you wait — or the small, white corn tortillas that are doubled up.

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If you like something a little less nutritious for dessert, don’t fret. Virtually every Denton Cinco de Mayo we’ve attended has attracted the men who push around carts brimming with paletas, bells jingling. Our favorite is the paleta de coco, or the coconut ice pop. It’s cool, it’s sweet and reminiscent of a piña colada. And there are bits of coconut frozen into the treat. If you loathe coconut, go for the berry-flavored pops.

When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday Where: Quakertown Park, 321 E. McKinney St. Details: The event begins with a parade on the Square. Free. On the Web: www.denton cinco.org

Borracho beans Some of the best Mexican pinto beans we’ve ever tasted were ladled up at Denton Cinco de Mayo. Borracho beans are pinto beans cooked slowly with salt pork or bacon, onion, garlic and sometimes tomato, ham or sausages, chiles and cilantro. Served as a soup, borracho beans will keep you warm, and in a cup they are handy to tote around from booth to booth. Note: This dish is also sometimes called frijoles charro.

Fajitas, fajitas, fajitas Denton Cinco de Mayo brings back memories of flimsy paper plates made soggy from the seasoned and sizzling mix of chicken or steak with onions and slivers of bell peppers. The festival promises all the required toppers, too — pico, cilantro, green chile sauce and

MOVIES Continued from Page 8 The Five-Year Engagement (##1/2) The problem that plagues so many Judd Apatow productions — the one that keeps good comedies from being great ones — unfortunately exists here. The Five-Year Engagement is so scattered and overlong, it really feels like it lasts five years, despite the inherent likability of stars Jason Segel and Emily Blunt. Rated R, 124 minutes. — The Associated Press The Hunger Games (###) Entertaining and suspenseful yet sometimes overwrought rendition of Suzanne Collins’ popular futuristic novel about a young woman, Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence), and a young man, Peeta (Josh Hutcherson), chosen to represent their district in the annual Hunger Games, a survival competition to the death among 24 young people. Rated PG-13, 142 minutes. — B.A. Mirror Mirror An exiled princess (Lily Collins) enlists the help of a group of diminutive bandits to take back her usurped throne from an evil queen (Julia Roberts) in this retelling of the Snow White fairy tale. Rated PG, 106 minutes. — LAT The Pirates! Band of Misfits The enthusiastic captain of a pirate ship seeks to best his rivals and win the

guacamole. As is the ritual, diners can cut some of the heat and the spice with a squeeze of a lime wedge. The festival usually finds fajitas wrapped in flour tortillas bought in bulk. Nothing special, but just the texture you need to even out the moisture and marinade from the meat. We’re serious about the flimsy plates. Either embrace the mess or eat fast.

Mango wedges with chile powder We first saw this Mexican curiosity at Denton Cinco de Mayo. We asked a fellow attendee where we could find a sweet finish to our feasting, and we were pointed to the vendor who was slicing melons and mangos and stuffing them into

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Denton Cinco de Mayo vendors serve up portable fare like tacos — and even fajitas — for hungry festivalgoers. a plastic cup. The fruit slices were dusted with a rust-colored powder. We figured it for cinnamon, but no. Chile powder. Sound gross? Hold that thought. You know how salt can bring out the brighter notes of a sweet foodstuff? Like chocolate-covered pretzels or

yogurt-dipped nuts? Well, the chile powder makes the refreshing, clean taste of the fruit leap up. You can get the fruit slices without the powder, and we noticed some folks salting their fruit — same principle as the chile powder.

Can you call it Cinco de Mayo without a cold Mexican beer served with your choice of a dash of salt and a lime wedge for chaser (or additive)? We think not. Sure, there is always domestic beer at the festival, but you can also find Mexican brews on the park grounds. We just ask one thing: Should you choose to partake, agree on a designated driver. Sunshine and a day’s worth of beer — domestic or imported — are a recipe for disaster. LUCINDA BREEDING can be reached at 940-5666877. Her e-mail address is cbreeding@dentonrc.com.

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eborah Voigt rehearses as Brunnhilde in Wagner’s Gotterdammerung at the Metropolitan Opera in January. The Met is presenting worldwide movie theater screenings of Robert Lepage’s new production of Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen, as well as Wagner’s Dream, filmmaker Susan Froemke’s documentary chronicling the creation of this ambitious new staging. The series will begin Monday with the documentary, screening locally at Denton’s Cinemark Theater, 2825 Wind River Lane. The series will continue Wednesday with Das Rheingold, the first opera in the cycle. To order tickets or get more information on screening times and locations, visit www. metopera.org/liveinhd. — Bj Lewis Courtesy photo/Metropolitan Opera, Ken Howard

coveted Pirate of the Year award in this animated tale. With the voices of Hugh Grant, David Tennant, Imelda Staunton and Martin Freeman. In 3-D. Rated PG, 89 minutes. — LAT The Raven In 19th-century Baltimore, a young detective teams with the struggling writer Edgar Allan Poe to solve a series of murders

inspired by his stories. With John Cusack, Luke Evans, Alice Eve and Brendan Gleeson. Rated R, 103 minutes. — LAT Safe A washed-up cage fighter whose family was murdered by gangsters impulsively rescues a 12year-old girl with a priceless secret from the very same killers. With

Jason Statham, Robert John Burke, Chris Sarandon and Anson Mount. Rated R, 95 minutes. — LAT Think Like a Man Four men have their love lives shaken up when the women they are pursuing read a relationship-advice book and take its lessons to heart. Rated PG-13, 119 minutes. — LAT

The Three Stooges Three infants left on a nun’s doorstep grow up to be knuckleheads who get embroiled in a strange murder plot and also stumble into a reality TV show. With Sean Hayes, Will Sasso, Chris Diamantopoulos and Jane Lynch. Directed by Bobby Farrelly and Peter Farrelly. Rated PG, 92 minutes. — LAT


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BISTROS AND CAFES Banter Gourmet sandwiches and salads, breakfast items, coffee and espresso, plus traditional Spanish tapas (small savory dishes) by reservation only. Beer and wine. No smoking inside. 219 W. Oak St. Daily 10ammidnight. $. 940-565-1638. Bochy’s Bistro Fusion menu grabs elements of European cuisines with many salad and sandwich selections. 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. $$. 940-3873354. Cafe Du Luxe Upscale casual spot for conversation and a cup of coffee, a light meal, dessert or a glass of fine wine. Specialty coffee beans are freshly roasted; wine list includes vintages both familiar and relatively unknown. Beer & wine. 3101 Unicorn Lake Blvd. Mon-Thurs 5:30am-10pm, Fri 5:30am-11pm, Sat 6am-11pm, Sun 7am-9pm. $. 940-382-7070. The Chestnut Tree Salads, sandwiches, soups and other lunch options served in back of small shop on the Square. Tasty quiche. Decadent fudge lava cake and rich carrot cake. No smoking. 107 W. Hickory St. Mon-Fri 9am-3pm, Sat 9am-2:30pm, Sun 11am-2pm. $-$$. 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.

BRITISH The Abbey Inn Restaurant & Pub Full bar. 101 W. Hickory St. Sun-Wed 11-10, Thurs-Sat 11-midnight. $-$$. 940-566-5483.

BRUNCH Loco Cafe Casual breakfast/lunch cafe. Signature plate is the Loco Moco: stacked hash browns topped with eggs, cheese, salsa or gravy with a fresh biscuit. No smoking. 603 N. Locust St. Mon-Fri 6am-2pm; SatSun 7am-3pm. $-$$. 940-387-1413.

CAJUN Frilly’s Seafood Bayou Kitchen Plenty of Cajun standards and Texas fusion plates. Everything gets plenty of spice — sometimes too much. Beer and wine. 1925 Denison St. SunThurs 11-9, Fri-Sat 11-9:30. $$. 940243-2126. Second location: Frilly’s South Cajun Kitchen, 2303 I-35E, 940-898-1404.

CHINESE Buffet King Dining spot serves more than 200 items of Chinese cuisine, Mongolian grill and sushi. No smoking. 2251 S. Loop 288. Mon-Thurs 119:30, Fri-Sat 11-10, Sun 11-9. $-$$ 940-387-0888. Cafe China 2900 Wind River Lane. 940-320-8888. Chinatown Cafe Bountiful buffet guarantees no visit need taste like another. Good selections include

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-

cucumber salad, spring rolls, orange chicken, crispy pan-fried noodles, beef with asparagus, steamed mussels. Beer and wine. 2317 W. University Drive. Mon-Thurs 11-9, Fri 11-10, Sat 11:30-10, Sun 11:30-10. $. 940-382-8797. Golden China Small restaurant boasts quick and friendly service. Beer and wine. 717 I-35E, Suite 100. Daily 11-10. $. 940-566-5588. 299 Oriental Express 1000 Ave. C. 940-383-2098.

ECLECTIC Denton Square Donuts 208 W Oak St. 940-220-9447. dentonsquare donuts.com. 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. Refined cocktails and rich desserts. 600 N. Locust St. MonThurs 11-10, Fri-Sat 11-11, Sun noon-9 (bar stays open later). $-$$. 940484-1349. Hannah’s Off the Square More room, more mid-price items and more casual atmosphere. Steaks get A-plus. Tempting desserts. Full bar. Smoking on terrace only. No checks. 111 W. Mulberry St. Sun-Mon 11-9 (brunch until 2pm), Tues-Thurs 11-10; Fri-Sat 11-11. $$-$$$. 940-566-1110. The Wildwood Inn Elegant dining room tucked away in a bed and breakfast. Excellent food like hearty soups, Angus rib-eye, meal-size salads and daily specials. Beer and wine. No smoking inside. 2602 Lillian Miller Parkway. Thurs-Sat 6-10pm. $$$. 940-243-4919.

GREEK Michael’s Kitchen Family-owned restaurant offers a Greek/Lebanese menu — hummus, gyros, dolmas and kafta — plus American food, for all three meals. Breakfast buffet weekdays. BYOB. 706 Fort Worth Drive. Daily 5:30am-10pm. $. 940-382-3663. 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. Mon-

6860 or by fax to 940-566-6888. To be considered for a profile, send the restaurant name, address, phone number, days and hours of operation and a copy of the menu to: Denton Time Editor, P.O. Box 369, Denton, TX 76202. Please indicate whether the restaurant is new or has changed ownership, chefs or menus.

PRICE KEY Average complete dinner per person, including appetizer, entree and dessert. $ Less than $10 $$ $10–$25 $$$ $25–$50 $$$$ More than $50

Thurs 11-9, Fri-Sat 11-10, Sun noon-9. $-$$. 940-383-2441.

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. Full bar. 1210 W. Hickory St. Daily 11am2am. $. 940-382-7025. 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. Sun & Tues-Thurs 11am-10pm; Fri-Sat 11am-midnight. 940-442-6834. 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.

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 1111. $-$$.

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.

JAPANESE Avocado Sushi Restaurant 2430 S. I-35E, Suite 126. 940-383-9812. I Love Sushi 917 Sunset St. MonThurs 11am-3pm & 5-10pm, Fri 11am3pm & 5-10:30pm; Sat noon10:30pm; Sun 12:30-9pm. $$. 940891-6060. Keiichi Sushi chef Keiichi Nagano turns eel, fluke, squid, salmon, yellowtail and tuna into sashimi. Daily fish specials and pasta dishes served with an Asian flair. Homemade tiramisu and fruit sorbets. Reservations recommended. Wine and beer. 500 N. Elm St. Tues-Sat 5-11. $$-$$$. 940-382-7505. Shogun Steakhouse & Sushi Bar 3606 S. I-35E, Suite 100. 940-3827800. Sushi Cafe 1401 W. Oak St. 940380-1030.

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. Full bar. No smoking. 619 S. Denton Drive, Lake Dallas. Mon-Fri 11-9, Sat 10-9. $$$. 940-321-5522. El Chaparral Grille Restaurant serves a duo of American and Mexican-style dishes for breakfast, lunch, some dinners and catering events. Beer, wine & margaritas. 324 E. McKinney St., Suite 102. Mon-Fri 7am-2pm; Fri-Sat 5-9pm; Sun 8am2pm. $. 940-243-1313. El Guapo’s Huge menu encompasses Tex-Mex and Mexican standards as well as ribs, brisket and twists like Santana’s Supernatural Quesadillas (fajita chicken and bacon) and jalapeno-stuffed shrimp. Full bar. 419 S. Elm St. Mon-Fri 11-10, Sat-Sun 11-11. $$. 940-566-5575. El Pariente Roadside grocery and music store serves exemplary Mexican fare. High scores for authenticity and freshness of ingredients. 2532 Louise St. Daily 9-8. $. 940-

380-1208. Fuzzy’s Taco Shop Eatery stakes claim of wide variety in local taco territory. Beer, wine and margaritas. 115 Industrial St. Mon-Wed 6:30am10pm, Thurs 6:30am-midnight, Fri 6:30am-2am, Sat 8am-2am, Sun 8am-10pm. $. 940-380-8226. La Mexicana Strictly authentic Mexican with enough Tex-Mex to keep locals happy. Chili relleno is a winner, with earthy beans and rice. 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. Beer and wine. 1928 N. Ruddell St. Tues-Fri 11-9:30, Sat 8am-9:30pm, Sun 8-4. $. 940-566-1718. Mi Casita Mexican Food Fresh, tasty, no-frills Tex-Mex at good prices. Beer and wine. 110 N. Carroll Blvd. Mon-Sat 7am-9pm. $. 940-8911932. 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. 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. Pechuga (grilled chicken breast) in creme good to the last bite. 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. 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. Wonderful breakfast. No smoking. 200 W. Congress St. MonSat 8-8, Sun 10-7. $. 940-387-5386.

STEAK Ranchman’s Cafe Legendary cafe sticks to old-fashioned steaks and tradition. Oversized steaks and delicious chicken-fried steak. BYOB. 110 W. Bailey St., Ponder. Sun-Thurs 11-9, Fri-Sat 11-10. $-$$$. 940-479-2221.

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Experienced Heavy Equip. Diesel Mechanic needed. Contact 940-382-2581 or employment@jagoepublic.com 3020 Ft Worth Dr Denton EOE Female Care Givers Needed. 24 Hour Live-in Senior Care Phone answered Tues-Sat. 8 am - 6:30 pm Call 940-206-0276 Five Star Orthodontic Lab needs ENTRY LEVEL LAB TECHNICIAN Will train. Call 940-898-9900. Full Time Cook 5:30am - 12:30pm M-F, Must have experience. 940-383-3003

United Copper Industries, Inc., a leader in the manufacturing of wire and cable, has an excellent opportunity for the following positions. Industrial Electronics Technician, Industrial Mechanic, Industrial Maintenance Electrician and Machinist We are looking for candidates that meet the following qualifications

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NOW HIRING!!! Forklift Operators Machine Operators Order Pullers Data Entry Receptionist Administrative Assistant 940-312-7347 NUTRITIONAL SALES & WELLNESS COACHES part time, fast advancement & paid weekly. 1-877-709-0171

P.A. Clinic in Justin needs a fulltime medical assistant. Ceritification is preferred. 6 mos to 1 year clinic exp required. Work week is four 10hr days. No weekends. Please send resume by email to skcrawford1@verizon.net or by fax to 940-648-1601.

NEW CAREER FOR YOU ∂ Forklift Operator ∂ Machine Operator Part Time Leasing Agent ∂ Mfg/Assembly needed ASAP. Must have own ∂ Order Selectors vehicle. Dress code professional Janitorial person Aubrey & ∂ Wood Fabrication casual . 1:30pm--5:30pm Mon-Fri. Denton 5 mornings per week, ∂ Inbound Call Center PT, Exp required. Positions available in Denton, Every Sat. 10am-2pm required. Pay starts at $8/hour. Call 1-800-728-1961 Lewisville, Decatur, Gainesville Apply in person 201 Coronado 310 Audra Lane Drive, Denton 940-566-0308 Denton, TX 76209 Licensed Non-Commissioned (940)442-6550 Security Officers Part Time Night Hard Surface Needed in Richardson & Irving Restoration Technician. Area for 2nd & 3rd Shifts Has mechanical aptitude to Call: 972-753-6561 clean outdoor hard surfaces w/ Fax resume: 972-756-9113 power/ pressure equip. Lifts up Or Apply online at to 50 lbs. Valid driver’s license. info@paladinsecurity.net Clean driving record. Sun-Thur 8pm start time. Licensed Non-Commissioned 940-565-8388 (1-6pm) Security Rovers NORTHSTAR BANK Needed in Irving/Las Colinas Area Must be available for all Part time sewer UNDERWRITER/PORTFOLIO shifts On call schedule 40 hrs Must have experience MANAGER per week guaranteed 20hrs per week in Denton Previous bank underwriting Call 972-753-6561 940-381-2741 Lv Msg. experience in real estate/ Fax resume 972-756-9113 commercial lending. Or apply online at TELLER Colleyville info@paladinsecurity.net 8:30-5:00 Monday-Thursday, 8:30-6:00 Friday Little Guys Movers is now hiring Teller experience is preferred, heavy cash handling experience responsible individuals who is required. Must provide possess strong communication - PRN (as needed) Bus/Van exceptional customer service. skills, a positive attitude, and a valid driver’s license. Background Driver. Must have CDL. EOE. For details go to checks. Apply in person, Check our current openings at: www.nstarbank.com "Careers". www.good-sam.com 520 S. Elm St, Denton. Resume to Jobs@nstarbank.com AAE, EOE, MFHV Starts at $8.50/hr.


PT/FT Cable TV ORDER ENTRY Bilinguals also. No selling. Earn up to $9.50 per hour. Integrated Alliance 5800 N.I35, Ste. 200B, Denton, TX.

WANT TO BE A FIREFIGHTER? in Less Than 6 Months? Texas Commission on Fire Protection and EMT cert. V.A. approved. Enroll now for classes! Write: Haz-Co, PO Box 3063, Sherman, TX 75091 or call 903-564-3862

Bonduris Music • Lessons now on all inst’s & all styles of guitar. Student bands. All North Texas trained teachers. 940-320-6023

P/T KENNEL ASSISTANT Argyle area. Busy boarding kennel requires an independent self starter that can pay atten- Love to Sing? Find Your Voice! tion to detail. Must love dogs & All Styles • 21 years experience cats and WANT to be responsi- www.dentonvocalstudio.com Call Larry 383-1378, 391-4838 ble for their welfare. Must be trustworthy & dependable. Duties include feeding, medicating, exercising & clean406 ing for animals. Only those that livestock for can work a 7am & 6pm shifts, sale or trade weekends & holidays need apBlack Angus Bulls, Pure Bred ply. 940-241-2400 Virgin, 22 to 24 mos old. Low Ranch Maintenance & birth weight, outstanding Horse Care person. EPDs, guaranteed sound & Home and small salary. gentle. $2250 - $2750 Call 903-487-1399 940-894-2040 SECRETARY Entry Level Fax 940-458-2079 AKC Black & Yellow or call 940-458-3866 Labrador Retriever Puppies for sale. Call 940-321-5508

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Class B CDL; Hazmat & Tank Endorsement; 1 year experience; professional, hard work, long hours; excellent wages and benefits. Apply at 661 Shahan Prairie Road; Little Elm, Texas 75068 or send resume to akeener@haywardbaker.com 972-294-5000. EEO. TRUCK DRIVERS Class A CDL, 300 mile radius of Denton TX, home weekends, hopper bottom grain trailers, clean MVR, please call Belcher Trucking, Sanger, Tx 800-334-4003

TRUCKING MANAGER w/ 5+ years exp. & CDL req’d. Contact 940-382-2581 or employment@jagoepublic.com 3020 Ft Worth Dr, Denton EOE Wanted: Experienced full or part time groomer. Call 940-648-0328 or fax resume to 940-648-8050.

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AKC Yorkie Puppies For Sale Mommy says it’s time to go. 9 wks old, first shots. 940-367-9327

Blue Merle Sheltie, female asking $275 or best offer Call 940-595-2173

Fresh, Green, Fert Hay Rolls, 1st cutting Coastal $75 Daryl Anderson 940-391-6875 or Carlos 940-231-7745 Ponder

Denton, 1917 Redwood, Sat. May 5, Lots of ladies sz 22 capris, decorative accessories, king headboard & frame, light globes for ceiling fans, ceiling fan, stove, electric handicap scooter, & more! All Clean!

Booze Appliance Reconditioned & Guaranteed Washers , Dryers, Stoves & Refrigerators 3511 E. University Dr, Denton 940-382-4333 We Buy

Buy Sell Repair Refrigerators, Washers, Dryers 377 Appliance formerly 380 Appliance, 1010 Ft Worth Dr 940-382-8531

Desktop, Laptop, New & Used Bought, Sold, Repaired, Specials, Del desktop complete: Windows XP, Vista, 7 for $279 940-482-7906, 940-391-1829,

Denton 2401 Timber Trail (Audra to Oak Tree then Oak Park) Saturday, May 5th 8am-4pm Home decor & much more

Denton 2501 N. Bell Ave & 300 Coronado Dr. Fri & Sat 5/4-5/5 8am-? Property Wide Yard Sale

Denton 2504 Whispering Oaks Thurs 5/3 & Fri 5/4 8am - 3pm Denton Publishing Company Shop Smith, Tools, Polaris ATV will not knowingly publish any w/trailer, fishing gear, weights, ad for the sale of weapons that antique sander & more does not meet our standards of acceptance. Reloadable Brass - Cleaned, sorted and unsorted. For information and prices call Magnum Denton, 301 Coronado Dr Sports Center. 940-390-2208 (behind Strickland Middle School) HUGE COMMUNITY TREASURE SALE! Residents of Coronado North will be holding a Treasure Sale on Sat May 5, 8am--1pm, Open every Sat. & Sun. See You There! All metroplex buyers & sellers welcome. Located 1 mile E. of Loop 288 on Hwy. 380, in Denton.

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Denton 901 Dudley Fri & Sat 8am Furn, dishes, bikes, go-cart, clothes, books, household items, lots of misc. Denton, 904 Glenngary Way Fri-Sat May 4-5, 9am-3pm, 2 family sale. furniture, TV, clothes, shoes, a little of everything!

Krum, 318 Chisholm Trail Fri-Sat May 4-5, 7am-6pm, Sun May 6, 8am-2pm bunk beds, dresser, table & chairs, lawnmower, antiques, toys, more Sanger 401 Ridgecrest Pl Saturday 5/5 8am-? Lots of twin baby boy stuff, furniture, kitchen items & much more.

PUBLISHER’S NOTICE All real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make any such preference, limitation, or discrimination." We will not knowingly accept advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis

Denton, 433 Fulton, Fri & Sat May 4-5, 8:30am-5pm furn, appl, tools, garden, art, lg sz ladies & men’s, lift chair, poker tables, 1102 N. Bell: 2/2 with washer & Bowtec bow, Great Sale! dryer, $800+ 940-566-5717 KILLIAN PROPERTY MGT

Bartonville 408 Country Ct Fri - Sun, 5/4-5/6 7am-? Huge Garage Sale: Everything 8 N Ford Tractor, 12volt electri- from A-Z including a 1-owner cal system, new battery, 5ft box 1964 Buick Skylark blade, $2250.00 940-365-2854 Tractor, Trailer, Repair, Painting and Welding* All Makes and Models. Pickup available. Brad Harkins 940-368-9494

Corinth, 1714 Wildwood ATTENTION May 4 & 5, 9am-3pm. Children’s Denton Publishing assumes no clothing, furniture, girl’s bike, responsibility for ad content. child’s desk, dresser, rugs Consideration should be given Alfalfa & Alfalfa/Orchard before making a financial small & large square. Round Bales Denton, 1005 Hopkins Drive MOVING SALE! committment. Please be aware & Bermuda Sm. Sq. Variety of Items! of long distance charges, appli217-737-7737, Aubrey Friday-Saturday May 4-5, 9am. cation fees, & credit card info Alfalfa & Alfalfa/Orchard you provide. Books/lists of jobs do not guarantee employ- small & large square. Round Bales & Bermuda Sm. Sq. ment or that applicants will be 217-737-7737, Aubrey qualified for jobs listed. Denton, 1105, 1202 Panhandle. 900, 910, 1016, 1018, 1118 & 1613 Egan 1004, 1005 Congress, 718 Alice, 1205 Broadway, A 36-year-old company is expanding rapidly in this area. Saturday May 5, 8am-12noon We will select people for the following positions:

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Denton, 4937 Stuart Road. HUGE Community Yard Sale Fri. Sat. & Sun. 8am - 3pm

8 SALES REPRESENTATIVES New - $30,000 plus Experienced - $37,500 plus

2 SALES MANAGERS $40,500-$55,000 & UP Rapid Advancement/Excellent 10-Year Retirement/ Professional Training/Unlimited Income/Incentives If you want to get paid what you are worth, and have a sincere desire to succeed, we want to talk to you. Call Mr. Freedman at 1-800-527-0996 DZ (Mon & Tues 9:00am - 5:00pm).

Denton 1112 N. Bell Apt 8 Fri - Sun, May 4th-6th 9a-6p Womens clothes 5x & smaller, Mens clothes 3x & smaller, books & misc. Denton, 1609 Churchill Dr Friday 9am-4pm Saturday 8am-2pm, May 4 & 5, Unique Antique Oak Furniture, Patio Table & Chairs, lots of misc.

1/1, 2/1, 2/2, $530--$825 Large Enclosed Patios Greenway Patio Townhomes 2912 Augusta @ Greenway 940-387-8741, 940-368-1814 Largest Units in Denton! 1 & 2 Bdrm Apts. Clean & Quiet Neighborhood, 1 block to UNT. 1 bdrm $525, 2 bdrm $625-$650. All Bills Paid. 214-315-9439 1 Bdrm 1 Bath Starting at $579 2 Bdrm 1 Bath Starting at $669 Windsor Village 940-382-9556 www.jackbellproperties.com

Denton 812 Mockingbird Ln off E. McKinney Thurs - Sat, 5/3-5/5 8am Huge Multifamily Yard Sale

Denton-819 E. McKinney Fri & Sat May 4-5, 8a-5p Huge church yard sale, something for everyone, baby cribs, desks, TV, furniture, infant to adult sz clothing, shoes most sizes, VCR tapes, books, kitchen utensils, glassware, sheets & bed covers, toys, so many more items too numerous to mention. Don’t miss this one!

Cabernet Apts 433 Fulton St . CALL ABOUT OUR SPECIALS! Lovely Spacious 2/1.5 All amenities, pool, walk to UNT, water & cable TV paid, $700-$775 940-783-7489 or 940-783-7488 CALL US FOR 1, 2, & 3 Bdrms HOLLYHILLS Apts940-382-6774 Apply at office 900 Londonderry Open Mon-Fri 8:30a-5:30p & Sat 10:00a-2:00p CAMPUS SQUARE APTS Call 940-387-5565

All Bills Paid Walk to UNT -- Efficiency, 1 & 2 BR starting at $415 & up

4/2/2, 1509 sq ft, 1217 & 1221 Cordell, $1240/mo. $930 deposit. Call 940-382-9556

Available now small retail space on high traffic Dallas Dr location from $475/mo. All bills paid including free high speed Fios internet. Call 940-387-7524 or mccullar2@verizon.net For Sale Or Lease, Prime Location, Denton Commercial Building, 12800 Sq Ft Warehouse, 700 Sq ft Office, Contact 940-367-4704 THE MARTINO GROUP 940-382-5000 5276 Hwy 377, Krugerville, 2000 sf building with fenced materials yard, suitable for nursery or builder, great location in high traffic area, $2000.

C BAR T Properties, Effs, 1, 2 & 818 Hercules Lane, Denton TX. 3 BR Apts, Homes & Duplexes, 3/2, Carport, pets OK. 940-383-2141 UNT/TWU/OTHER $995/month. Fenced yard. www.cbartproperties.com 940-748-9961; 817-291-2376.

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1 Bedroom 1 Bath, Near UNT 600 sq ft, $535/mo. No Pets www.tntprop.com or call for more details 940-381-6675 1 Bedroom starting at $610 2 Bedroom starting at $649 CRYSTALWOOD Apartments 940-591-0121 1 MONTH FREE!! UTIL ITIES PAID!! 1 & 2 Bedrooms, $595-$695. BLKS from UNT 305 Ave G. 940-484-9000

Coronado Oaks, 201 Coronado in Denton, 1 Bedroom starts at $549. Newly renovated property. Ask about Special 940-566-0308 FREE CABLE & WATER Low elec. bills. 6/9/12 mo. lease. 2/1 $695/mo; 2/2 $710/mo 1/1 $580-$595. Walk to UNT. Call our friendly staff at 940-382-3100. GRANDVIEW GARDENS Call About FREE RENT 2 Bedrooms Available Walk to TWU. 940-442-6919 LAKE DALLAS $625/mo. 2/1 in brick 8-plex, water/sewer trash paid, appl. $500dep, 110 W. Hundley. 1-940-736-1966

Now Leasing Houses, Duplexes, Apts & Condos. Ask About Our Specials!!! AMSI 940-565-8484 www.assetdenton.com One month free new 3/2 apartment, Krum ISD, country living, minutes from I-35 Denton $845 469-576-4880

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940-243-RENT (7368) Ashley Lail 817-240-3775 Katya Muller 817-781-3542 www.rentdenton.net 1400 DALLAS DR DENTON, TX 76205

513 Rockhill Rd. Aubrey 1 bedroom 1 bath on 8.5 acres, Horses, livestock allowed $700/mo 940-704-5419

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Kathy Orr, Broker propertysearchassociates.com House for lease or sale 2bed/1bath, newly remodeled, stove, fridge, near Elementary School. 623 S. Ruddell, Denton $600/mo 972-242-0933 LOOKING TO RENT? CAMI Can Help You Find Your Next Rental! Call 940-391-1614

Near UNT/TWU, Largely furnished 3 bdrms, 2 bathrooms, garage, sunroom, 2 exits, extra driveway, big yard, $995/mo. No Pets. 940-391-4036 PRAIRIE RIDGE 462sf efficiency,$400/$300dep 3315/3317 GARDENVIEW CIRCLE $850 Mo/$850 Dep 2/2 Duplex 506 Texas Street Denton, TX Room Share near TWU Campus $425/$425 Dep Tom Fouts, REALTORS, Inc. 1200 S. Woodrow Lane, Ste 100 (940) 382-1541 www.dentontx.com

HORSES OK! Guesthouse in ranch community 1/1, FP, Tile Floors, Patio, free laundry. Includes Stall/ turnout/paddock for 1 horse. Onsite arena, close to lake Lewis & trails. EZ access I-35E. Avail now. Lease req’d. Pets neg. $700/mo. 940.497.6236.

1/1 small lake side Mobile home, 5288 Shaw Ln, in Denton $375/mo. $375 deposit. Call 940-368-5555 305 WEST HIGHLAND Cute 1 BR, very clean, CH/A, washer/dryer, wood floors $600/mo $400 deposit. 940-381-0366 3/2 Home in Sanger, CH/A, $875/mo. $800 deposit. Outside pets ok. Call 805-377-7564 leave message. 3501 Sunnydale, 3/1.5, recently remodeled, new appliances, fenced backyard. $995/mo $800 dep. 940-391-4415

Immaculate Custom home 3/2.5/2, 2500 sq ft, game/extra room, office, avail 5/1/12, $1800/mo. $10K rent towards closing. Exclusive Indian Springs Estates, Sanger. By appointment only 940-206-2209

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Shadowwood Apts Denton! 2BR, Open Thur-Sat 10-5. 940-387-0452. * 2B/2.5B, Lake Dallas, 940-321-3231.

3000sq. ft Shop Bldg. -- For Sale or Lease -- 2 miles from Intersection of HWY 380 & I-35 972-839-3924, 214-215-3830

4000 Sq Ft Warehouse/Building in Pilot Point with Office with central heat & air, restrooms, 2/1.5 2-car carport, in brick 4-plex, FP, water paid, $765/mo. overhead doors front & back, $700 deposit 914 Kilkenny Ct, in and highway frontage, Denton 940-736-1966 $1200/mo. Call 817-229-4111

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Brand new 3 BDRM Washer/Dryer Connections. 1/2 OFF Deposit & 1st Month’s Rent! Pets OK Call 940-380-1200 TODAY! 2800 Ft. Worth Dr, Denton TX

LOTS from $305-$325/Mo. with Carport and/or Shed Up to $2000 Move In Incentive! Centrally located 940-387-9914

1410 N. Elm, 1000 Sq Ft Office Space, Excellent Location. 2 Rooms + Bathroom & Kitchen. $900/mo and $900 deposit. 940-566-1246 3.2.1....DON’T MISS OUT! Brand new building 500-1400 Sq Ft Prime Office Space near Denton’s Main Square and the "A-TRAIN". Call Eric 940-382-6611 564Sq Ft Luxury Office Space close to Denton Square, Available Immediately! Contact 940-387-7467 for info

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$360/mo all bills pd Washer/Dryer, kitchen privileges TV and Internet access. Call 940-594-4750

Offices/Warehouses for lease. 1400-5600 sf in Krum, TX. $695$825/mo. Dep. same as monthly rent. Call 940-390-9574.

100+ Acres Will Divide on CR 2825 in Wise County, Slidell ISD. Good bldg site. Restricted. Call 940-390-1494

Beautiful 80 acres 45 minutes North of Denton 3 miles from I35 & Marietta OK. Peaceful & convenient location. $3100/acre. 580-277-9286

4-PLEX -- each unit has 2/1.5/1, fireplace, 1000 sq ft, 2-story, $240,000. Call 972-989-7297

mobile/ 760 manufactured homes I BUY MOBILE HOMES GOOD, BAD & UGLY Quick Close. 817-395-2990

ADVANCE-FEE LOANS /CREDIT OFFERS It’s illegal for companies doing business by phone to promise you a loan & ask you to pay for it before they deliver. For info., call Denton Publishing assumes no toll-free responsibility for advertising 1-877-FTC HELP content. Be aware of Public service msg from licenses/insurances needed or Denton Publishing Co. required by law to perform cerFed. Trade Commission tain services or before purchasing certain services.

building services/1075 contractors "A" Perrfect Construction, complete remodel, free estimates. 940-595-4251

PUBLISHER’S NOTICE All real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise "any prefer"A" Perrfect Countertops, ence, limitation, or discriminaall kinds, Cabinets & Repair, tion because of race, color, relifree estimates. gion, sex, handicap, familial Call 940-595-4251 status, or national origin, or intention to make any such prefCountertops: Granite, Lamierence, limitation, or discrimination." We will not knowingly nate, Tile or Quartz. Cabinets & Repair. Call anytime. Free Est. accept advertising for real es940-320-6085 or 940-735-0853 tate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis. Carpets, Vinyl & Vinyl Plank Flooring. Hardwood & Laminate Flooring. Sales & Service. Call anytime. Free Est. 940-320-6085 or 940-735-0853 RESTAURANT For Sale or lease 6000 sq ft, heat/AC, fully furnished with equipment on 1.3 acres, located on busy intersection in Sanger, exit 477, "A" - Perrfect Cleaning Service Home or Office/Business, sale price $785,000, lease free estimates. $6500/mo 940-367-4704 for info Call Lara 940-595-4251

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Dirt Work, Minor Demolition, Trash Removal, Concrete & Hauling, New Const. Pick-up & Haul Off. WE CAN DO ANYTHING! Call Andrew at 940-367-0742

Joe The Garage Door Man Doors & Openers Repaired New Installs 940-367-5123

LANGSTON’S Handyman I do tile, wood floors, minor electric. 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

Above Board Construction Kitchens, Baths, Decks, Patio Covers, Drywall, Painting Custom Woodwork, No Job Too Small. Free Estimates. 940-206-4203 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.

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 A-1 Services: Home or Office Complete Cleaning. Free Estimates. Bonded & Insured. 940-320-6085 or 940-735-0853 Call Anytime. Yudith House Cleaning Blanca Hernandez 940-442-9511, 940-442-8380 References available

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GILL’S LAWN SERVICE Cut Trees, Fence Repair/Bldg , mow, edge, weedeat, flower beds, trim bushes, gutters, res/ comm, free est.15% Sr discount 940-300-5506, 940-597-4787

Lawn Mower Repair, Riding & Push Mowers. Pickup & Delivery. Mon-Fri 9-5pm. 940-206-1951

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I mow large yards, lots & acreage; discing, driveways graveled; all types of tractor work. Visa/MC accepted. Call 940-735-1446 ACREAGE SERVICES Tractor Mowing $20/acre, Plowing, Seeding, Fertilizing, Spraying, Aerating 940-482-6578

PROFESSIONAL PAINTERS Int $80rm, ext $825; remodel projects, texture, faux glazing; 15 yrs exp, guaranteed jobs! Free estimate 940-300-6860 A-1 Painting Service: Interior or Exterior, Residential or Commercial. Free Est., Call anytime. Roll & Brush or Airless. 940-320-6085 or 940-735-0853

Pasture Mowing, Clean up work. Free Estimates. Semper Fi! Call Sam 940-391-5702.

ARTISTIC SERVICES Murals, custom artwork, faux finish, paint effects, signage & more. UNT Grad 940-368-1529 www.jameshineman.com All American Painting & Remodeling Int. Ext., Stain, Faux patch & repairs. 17+ yrs exp. Free estimates 940-442-4545

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Most lawns $20-$25 (front, back, sides) 1 FREE Mowing after 4th mowing. Weeds sprayed & pulled, fertilization, shrub trimming, 10 yrs exp. Free Estimate. Lance 940-390-3286

Nick’s Computer Services LA Lawn & Landscaping Repair, Backups, Tuneups, Virus Removal, Training 940-465-9150 $20-$25/Lawn ComputerRepairDentonTX.com Maintenance, House Repairs & mow, edge, weed eat, blow Mobile Home Repairs. We Do It All. No Job too Big or (front, back, sides) Trim shrubs too Small. Ben 940-387-5750 & perennials. Fertilizing. Weeds 3605 Paint in Denton $149,700 pulled. Lance 940-390-3286 3/2 Beautiful Home on nice lot HOME REPAIR - Int/Ext Painting, DANIELSON MENDOZA LAWN SERVICE in Sundown Ranch. Great Roof, Fences, Tile, Ceiling Fans, MOW, EDGE, FLOWER BEDS, Community with swimming General Maint. Decks CONCRETE CLEAN UP, TRIMMING, pool, Fishing, Basketball Free Estimates 940-442-8380 All types of Concrete & ALL TREE SERVICES, Courts, Children’s Playground. Asphalt Work! Slabs, Drives, REPAIR FENCES. Morelle Miller Real Estate Lite House Repair & Patios & Excavation. Free Estimates 940-735-4845 Call Josh White 940-390-9518 Handyman Services Commercial & Residential Inside & Outside Free Estimates! 4/3/2 Brick, 5 Acres, Free Estimate 940-395-0549 940-391-3830 corrals, barns, tank, east side of Lake Kiowa, possible û NORTH TEXAS û financing/lease, 940-367-8159 û CONCRETE & STONE û after 11am HAULING & CLEAN UP 20+ years experience No job to big or small. Mobile Doublewide in Sanger, 1 acre, Foundations, driveways, patios, home disposal, satisfaction guarwalkways, flagstone, barns, Complete Lawn Services 3 bdrm 2 bath, owner finance anteed. 940-442-6369 or tractor work & more. Free Esti$ave $$ Residential/Commercial $4000 down $885/mo $65,000. 214-566-9734 mates Charles 817-253-9597 Tree & Gardening Services. 940-453-0152 leave message 940-390-2178 or 817-696-6071 Mike’s Clean Up Services. Jose’s Concrete Work--patios, Trash, brush & junk hauled off. Southwind Complete Tree Svc sidewalks, barns, curbs, slabs, Friendly & dependable service. Insured professionals driveways, retaining walls. Call 940-453-2776 15+yrs exp.Call us at 940-595-6908 Free Estimate 940-566-0027 to "Add Value or Eliminate Risk"

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