The Summer is set on cruise control after Fourth of July Weekend. If the photos tagged and featured from on our Monday’s What We Did Post are any indication, it was one for the record books. This weeks events are a hodgepodge of civic, soccer and music-related ones. Pretty much the stuff we do best. Check 'em all out below.
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Wednesday, July 9th
World Cup Party | Dan’s Silverleaf | 3PM
The Netherlands face Argentina in today’s semi-final World Cup match. These get-togethers at Dan’s have been so epic, they’ve even made the national news.
A Denton Neighborhood Alliance Discussion: The Convention Center | Denton County Historic Courthouse | 7:30
Are you still in the “gathering information” stage of deciding how you feel about the proposed convention center? Come out tonight to listen and join in on the discussion of what it is, how the UNT / city partnership is structured and how it’s getting paid for. If you need a primer on the subject, go read Kevin Roden’s post On Process and Economics: How To Think About The Proposed Convention Center.
Thursday, July 10th
Rodney Parker $ The 50 Peso Reward / Dolly Shine / Grady Spencer & The Work | Rockin’ Rodeo | 10PM
Wedding Jewelry: Around The World | Patterson - Appleton Center for Visual Arts | 12PM
This is the first lecture of the American Brides Lecture Series given by Tamar Navama from the UNT College of Visual Arts + Design. RSVP at the center or by phone: 940.382.2787.
After-Hours Swim-tacular | Denton Civic Center Pool | 7:30-9:30pm | $5 donation
Another fundraiser for the Splash-Park! Instead of sneaking into an apartment pool, just head over to the Civic Center and a $5 suggested donation will get you in and entertained for the evening.
SUIT & TIE Presented by DJ Question Mark | Hailey’s | 9PM
Dress up dance nights at Hailey’s have been happening for 11 years now and it’s good to see the tradition continue. What is it with this room?
Friday, July 11th
Pleasant Grove / Daniel Markham / The Calmative | Dan’s Silverleaf | 10PM | $10
Holy sweet mother of all rock shows this is a fantastic lineup.
Leoncarlo | Banter | 10PM | FREE
This might be the perfect musician to take over the underrated Banter. Leoncarlo and his talent will be sharing music inspired by poetry, people, travels and experiences.
Pinebox Serenade / Biographies / Kody Jackson | Dan’s Silverleaf | 10PM | $8