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UNT Theatre to open 'Fabulation' this weekend

University of North Texas Dance and Theatre Arts opens its 2017-2018 season with Lynn Nottage's Fabulation this weekend.

In Fabulation, Undine Barnes Calles returns to the poor, childhood home in Brooklyn she swore off 14 years ago. Things were going well for Calles. She'd gotten a degree from Dartmouth, and started a successful career. Her shiny new life is turned upside down when her husband is caught embezzling and the couple - who is expecting a baby - is bankrupt..

Performances are 7:30 p.m. on Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 12 -Oct. 14, and 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 14...

UNT Police to host training on how to respond to an active shooter

The University of North Texas Police Department plans to host a training session Wednesday on how to respond in an active shooter situation.

The session, which was planned following the mass shooting Oct. 1 in Las Vegas, is set for Wednesday from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Willis Library, room 250H, on the UNT campus. It is free and open to the UNT community, and it will also be streamed on the university's YouTube channel.

The university says the training will focus on the actions and considerations individuals should take during...

Seth Littrell press conference: UTSA game huge for UNT

North Texas coach Seth Littrell held his weekly press conference today in advance of the Mean Green's showdown with Texas-San Antonio on Saturday.

UNT was off last week, when just about everything fell into place perfectly for the Mean Green. UTSA lost to Southern Miss, Louisiana Tech fell to UAB and suddenly, UNT was alone in first place in the C-USA West Division standings at 2-0.

The Mean Green are halfway to becoming bowl eligible at 3-2. UTSA is off to a solid start at 3-1, but is probably in a must-win situation heading into its showdown with UNT after losing its C-USA opener last week.

Littrell pointed...

Press conference notebook: UNT hoping for big turnout

Seth Littrell didn't wait long to make his appeal to North Texas supporters to show up for what will be one of the bigger games in recent program history.

UNT's coach started off his weekly press conference with it Tuesday.

The Mean Green (3-2) enter the week alone atop the Conference USA West Division standings at 2-0 and will host Texas-San Antonio at 6 p.m. Saturday at Apogee Stadium.

The Roadrunners (3-1) lost their conference opener last week at home to Southern Mississippi but beat Baylor this year and are considered one of the other contenders for the division title.

"We have...

UNT jazz studies ensembles to play free concerts in Dallas

The University of North Texas College of Music's flagship program continues its anniversary with a series of outdoor concerts in Dallas.

The Division of Jazz Studies is celebrating its 70th anniversary will present of concerts at Klyde Warren Park in "Jazz on the Green" this month and in November.

The series begins with a concert by the UNT One O'clock Lab Band from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 26. Band leader Alan Baylock directs.

The UNT Jazz Singers, under the direction of Jennifer Barnes, perform from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2. The premiere vocal jazz group will share the bill with Third Street,...

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