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Spiderweb Salon spins together a web of creatives

    Spiderweb Salon spins together a web of creatives

Walking into Dan’s Silver Leaf last Saturday, one would find it packed with performers and audience members, many adorning masks, suits and dresses, bathed in soft, color-changing lights. The event,

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Gatekeeping in the poetry community: The legitimacy of ‘Instapoetry’

    Gatekeeping in the poetry community: The legitimacy of ‘Instapoetry’

Who determines the legitimacy of poetry? Is there a literary Supreme Court? Are there bigwigs gathered in a circle with a perpetual lineup of hopeful poets seeking an audience? Or

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Spoken word poet discusses women empowerment during moving performance

As the topic of women empowerment has taken a spotlight seat in the media recently, students and faculty gathered Tuesday in the Jade Eagle Ballroom to witness a literary expression

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Stand-up acts continue a legacy of performance at open-mic nights

    Stand-up acts continue a legacy of performance at open-mic nights

Kayleigh Bywater | Senior Staff Writer @kayleighbywater The brew house is packed full of people whispering, guitars tuning and papers crinkling. While some people sip on beers, others chug a

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Second annual Black Film Festival comes to Denton community

    Second annual Black Film Festival comes to Denton community

Tyler Hicks | Staff Writer @MightyasaPen A few minutes into a rousing poetry performance, Gabreal Lyrix forgets his words. It’s

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David Lawson brings gift of words to the Square

Anjulie Van Sickle | Staff Writer @anjuliegrace Click clack, click clack, shhhink ding sounds the bubblegum pink typewriter. The corner

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Spotlight: Poetic professor Corey Marks

    Spotlight: Poetic professor Corey Marks

Samantha McDonald / Senior Staff Writer Corey Marks’ future as a poet was already written when he was a child.

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UNT’s Rilke Prize recognizes mid-career poets

    UNT’s Rilke Prize recognizes mid-career poets

Ali West // Staff Writer atie Peterson was in the first grade when she wrote her first poem. “I think

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UNT Poetic Justice gives student performers outlet

    UNT Poetic Justice gives student performers outlet

Amanda Colon // Contributing Writer More than 50 students trickled in and filled up the lecture room.  Some sat on

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English department bringing famed poet to UNT

    English department bringing famed poet to UNT

Olivia Sylvain // Intern Writer Distinguished poet Brigit Pegeen Kelly will be at UNT for a question and answer session

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