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by Rhiannon Saegert
As 35 Denton expands, the festival’s talent buyers Charlie Hunter and Dallas Guill have expanded their horizons as well, bringing on a new booking person whose musical background is different, but equally tied to Denton.
With roughly 30 paid bands and about 130 other acts, they turned to Christopher Walker, a University of North Texas music composition graduate who works at the school’s composition studies and music education divisions as an administrative assistant, as well as at local venue Andy’s Bar as a talent buyer.
“We started off, just Dallas and I, hammering away at it. And when...
by Kay Jonson
The trombone quartet Maniacal 4 will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, at the Glencoe City Center, 1107 11th St. E. The concert is free for those who have a Hutchinson Concert Association membership or a Glencoe Concert Association Series membership.
Don’t have a membership? No problem. Tickets are available at the door for $20.
Memberships for the 2016-17 Glencoe Concert Association Series will be available for purchase at this concert. If you are a first-time member purchasing a season ticket, you may also attend this concert at no charge.
What makes M4 special? The four musicians...
By Britney Tabor
As a child, Terresa Hardaway equated beauty with long, straight, silky, chemically processed hair.
At age 5, she wore her hair in braids and cornrows. By second grade, she began recognizing physical differences between her hair and her classmates’. Hardaway wanted relaxed hair, a perm, like her older sister Nicole. A perm removes the kink or curl from a black person’s hair texture, creating a bone-straight or relaxed look.
Hardaway’s mother wouldn’t allow it. She was too young to perm her hair. Young Terresa became jealous that her oldest sister was allowed to get perms while she and her...
DentonRadio.com connects links
As I sit writing at my desk, local singer-songwriter Joel Cross’ “Can’t See” is playing softly through my computer speakers, perfect background music for today’s topic.
Ah, now Madi Davis is crooning her tune “Sleeves.” I’m tuned in to the all-new DentonRadio.com.
Now, while J.R. Byrd sings “Planted,” let me take you back in time five years ago to the birth of DentonRadio.com. It’s the story of a music lover’s dream that stumbled into a crossroads at exactly the right moment, colliding with a destination’s quest to find an outlet for its voice.
It was the spring of 2011. Jake Laughlin was fresh out of the...