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Oaktopia hits minor bumps but still rocks the crowds

For those of you who may have attended Oaktopia Fest this year, it was an adventure to say the least. Between all the new events going on simultaneously to the concerts, minor weather hemorrhages, scheduling hiccups and, well, your typical injuries—Oaktopia managed to slam the scales as the biggest event

Oaktopia 2016

Note: Click to the left and right of photos to navigate the gallery Thursday, Sept. 22 Gallery credit: Tabitha Gray Gallery credit: Emily Nickles Friday, Sept. 23 Gallery credit: Tabitha Gray Gallery credit: Emily Nickles Saturday, Sept.23 Gallery credit: Emily Nickles  

Recapping “The Root”

  Last Friday night, the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center in downtown Denton was transformed into an eclectic manifestation of fashion statements, projection art, performances and installations. The PAAC housed “The Root: Alternative Fashion Showcase,” the first fashion show in the history of Oaktopia Music Festival.   Experience Director Ashley Whitby brought the festival’s narrative

Utopia on Oak St. when artists come together

According to the rest of us, you could say Matt Battaglia’s life started at age 23. While age doesn’t really matter, it does when it comes to extraordinary things, such as founding one of Denton’s most popular music festivals. Born and raised in Denton, Battaglia spent his time, “doing what Denton

Pretopia brings Mercury Rev to Denton

Concert offers Dentonites a taste of what Oaktopia will be like come fall Matt Olson, Copy Editor Sunday, March 20, Dan’s Silver Leaf will host the 2016 Pretopia concert event featuring a live performance by indie rock artists Mercury Rev. Pretopia is related to Denton’s Oaktopia, a music festival that takes place during