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TWU to host Grammy-nominated performer

“Experience Culture” at the sixth annual Denton Black Film Festival Wednesday, Jan. 22 through Sunday, Jan. 26, with events held throughout the city. See the festival schedule.

Texas Woman’s will host the performance of Grammy-nominated vocalist Jazzmeia Horn, with Shelley Carrol/Roger Boykin Quartet, 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 23, in the Margo Jones Performance Hall.

The university also will host two film blocks at the Alamo Drafthouse:

  • Two animated shorts followed by a feature documentary, The SixTripleEight, 3:45 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 25. Filmmaker James Theres will be in attendance.
  • A web series, Gentrified, block and a short documentary, Where My Girls, 6:50 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 25.

Festivalgoers may purchase VIP passes or individual tickets. Some events are free, though registration is required.

Free rides from DCTA for festival

You can skip the hassles of traffic and parking by taking a free ride with the Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA). Just say “DBFF20” when boarding the agency’s A-Train and Denton and Lewisville Connect buses Wednesday, Jan. 22 through Saturday, Jan. 25. DCTA will not operate Sunday, Jan. 26, the final day of the festival.

Learn more about the DCTA’s free ride promotion.