Did you know that Denton is listed in the Random House Dictionary? More importantly, the friendly folks at Spiderweb Salon are now taking submissions for their next zine, which will be a special one dedicated to Denton’s beloved Nick Thrasher. You can submit stories, photos, poems, letters and more. Submissions are due by February 1. Besides that bit of cool soon-to-be-print info, we have 10 solid events for you to check out this week.
If know about cool stuff going on, you really ought to share. I don’t bite. (email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Wednesday, January 6th
Father Mountain, PurlSnapShirts, Jared Caraway, Animal Bar | Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios | 9 p.m.
Another $1 show - aka, our favorite night of the week. Catch great local acts for less than the cost of most things you’re material heart desires.
Thursday, January 7th
Will Johnson | Dan’s Silverleaf | 9 p.m.
Centro-matic’s frontman, Will Johnson doesn’t perform solo too often, but when he does, you’ll want to be there. Especially when he’s at Dan’s Silverleaf.
Karma Yoga & Craft Beer | Bearded Monk | 4:30 p.m.
Namaste, yogis! I can personally attest to the fact that beer and yoga are a great partnership, like peanut butter & jelly, bacon & eggs, or great councilmen (read: Joey Hawkins, Kevin Roden..) & Denton. Great stuff here, you guys.
Trivia Night | Mulberry St. Cantina | 7:30 - 10:00 p.m.
The theme of this week's trivia night is “2015” - so, come prepared with all your best memories and factoids of the year prior and win bar money!
Friday, January 8th
Ghosts of Denton Tour | Jupiter House | 7:45 p.m.
In the mood to brush up on your Denton history? Join legendary storyteller, Shelly Tucker as she leads one of her (mostly) weekly ghost tours. We bet you’ll have a great time and learn a few things!
Play Fast, Hit Hard: A Benefit Show For North Texas Roller Derby | Abbey Underground | 10:00 p.m.
Come out and support your North Texas Roller Derby girls at Abbey Underground this Friday night. There will be live music from the Lash Outs, Pink Smoke, & How’s My Driving - said to be good dance music, given the crowd it’s almost guaranteed to be a great time.
Saturday, January 9th
Monk's Monthly Market | Bearded Monk | 1 - 6 p.m.
After a successful market in December, the Bearded Monk is holding their second market, and it seems like it will be a monthly thing. As if a great beer selection was not reason enough to stop in, local makers will be set up, ready for sale.
Sunday, January 10th
Radio Live Transmission Battle! | 1670 AM | 5 - 7 p.m.
As of last September, Radio Live Transmission is hosted by two Dentonites who absolutely love music. More specifically, Katey Margolis and Richard Ian Oram DJing post-punk delights live on air, on 1670 AM. You can also tune via internets.
Annual Membership Meeting | EESAT Building at UNT | 2 p.m.
Having been established for right under a year, Denton Area Running Club has quickly become a popular staple in town. Hosting weekly runs, usually beginning and ending at Oak St. Draft House, the club unites runners and beer drinkers alike! Hallelujah! Come to their first annual membership meeting!
Monday, January 11th
Paul Slavens and Friends | Dan’s Silverleaf | 9 p.m.
A Denton tradition, Paul Slavens and friends take to the stage of Dan’s Silverleaf most Monday evenings to provide improv-created songs as chosen by you, the crowd. If you’ve never bear witness the glory that is Paul Slavens, you can get a preview here.