What a difference a week makes. Take some deep breaths and manage your self-care. Get off social media and put your emotional energy into things that matter, because you know what? There is a whole world out there that's going to happen with or without you and the future of our city rests in the hands of those who will build it. Take pics and throw a #WDDI on the good ones and we might just feature you in our Monday's post, What We Did.

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Wednesday, January 25th

Denton Black Film Festival 2017 | Campus Theatre | Jan 25 – Jan 29
This is easily one of our favorite downtown events. Buy tickets here and check out our top 5 things not to miss.

Thursday, January 26th

Unicorn Lake Ale Fest | Drunken Donkey Denton | 6 PM – 9 PM
South of the 288 Loop there's some action for those who enjoy supporting our craft beer scene. 

Young & Brave Album Release / Mother Tongues / Wesley Jensen | Dan’s Silver Leaf | 8 PM
It may be trumps America, but people still put out rock-solid records and Young & Brave likely will put on a fantastic set.  

Friday, January 27th

Comedy Continuum 2 | The Bearded Monk | 7:30 PM
Denton's stand-up comedy scene is a'jumpin so go get your giggles on if'n you need a laugh. 

Saturday, January 28th

2nd Annual Stout & Shout | The Bearded Monk | 6PM

2nd Annual Chili Cook Off | Audacity Brew House | 1:30 PM – 7 PM
Oh lerdy lerd do we love a chili cook-off, and Audacity is hosting the shenanigans so everybody wins.

Stand-Up Comedy | Backyard on Bell | 8:30 PM – 10 PM
Those E Third jokers are bringing their comedy line-up for free fun on the patio

Will Johnson | Dan’s Silver Leaf | 9 PM
Hometown hero, Will Johnson, lands on the stage at Dan’s for what will most likely be an unforgettable set of deep diving humanity confronting tunes. 

Sunday, January 29th

Ramen-Off | Komodo Loco | 3 PM – 6 PM
Had no idea there was such a thing as competitive ramen eating, but its for a great cause and could be a hoot to watch.

Old Fashioned Showdown | 940’s Kitchen & Cocktails | 5 PM
Looks like the gauntlet has been thrown on who makes the best Old Fashioned cocktail! Several categories, and also for a charity that is interestingly obscure.

January Potluck | The Bearded Monk | 12 PM
A vegan potluck and recipe swap for those looking to boost their culinary game.