March 8: Zen Pick Me Up
Does school have you stressing out? Are you in need of some Zen? Karma Yoga is holding FREE mid-day Zen sessions at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center every Wednesday. The classes begin at noon and last about 50 minutes, allowing students can get a quick pick-me-up in between classes. Yoga mats can be borrowed at no cost. Karma Yoga is a Denton-based organization that partners with local businesses to offer unique yoga classes throughout the community. Those interested in this event can keep an eye out for updates on the Karma Yoga Denton Facebook page. For more information on this organization and its extended yoga listings, please visit: http://www.karmayogadenton.com
March 10: One Short Film and Plenty of Other Stuff
Got a taste for the unusual? Short film writer, director and producer Tim Stevens premieres his new short film “The House Beyond The Hill” at The Abbey Underground in Denton. The event will take place on Friday, March 10, with doors opening at 5:00 p.m. A Durian Grey Productions interactive theater will take place throughout the night, as well as a multitude of other performances that will be accessible while waiting for the film scheduled for an 11:45 p.m. showing. Denton Indie Rock band Bone Doggie and the Hickory Street Hellraisers will wrap up the night with a performance at midnight. The ages 21 and up event is free but themed. Attendees are encouraged to dress in Victorian, Gothic and Steampunk dress. For more information and a list of the performance show times, please visit: http://www.dallasobserver.com/event/phantasmagoria-the-films-of-tim-stevens-9103651
March 20: Lip Sync Battle
Go ahead and sing your heart out! The University Program Council will host Live Music: Open Mic Night, as part of their Live Music Series, at the University Union Syndicate on March 20. The event will go from 7-9 p.m. and is free for the UNT community. There are no requirements to perform at the event. Just sign up and sing. For more information on your performance sign-up, you can contact the UPC. Step out from your bathroom mirror and sing your favorite songs in front of an audience or just watch; either way, don’t miss out on the fun!
March 25: Second Annual Denton ISD Color Run
If you enjoy the outdoors and don’t mind getting messy, come support Denton ISD’s FFA chapters by participating in a color fun run on Saturday, March 25. The event is being held at the C.H. Collins Athletic Complex from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. You can walk, jog, and run your way through color splash zones where you’ll be doused in color! All donations and sponsorships received will go directly to the Denton FFA Chapters. Local businesses are welcome to sponsor the event, and everyone in the community is encouraged to join. Tickets are $25 if you register before March 8, and $35 if you register after. Early registration is recommended and includes a free color packet and t-shirt.
March 25: Eli Young Band Concert
If you like free events and music, then you’re in luck! The Eli Young Band will be performing a concert on March 25, free to students. The concert will be held at Apogee Stadium and is open to all UNT students, faculty and alumni. The Eli Young Band was created on the campus of UNT back in 2000, and the group has continued to perform and tour ever since. The band will be attending the Wingspan Gala at 5:30 p.m. and then will begin the concert at 8:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. so get there early and enjoy the Eli Young Band live and for free!
March 29: Ruth Reinhardt Performance
The Dallas Symphony is the premier orchestra in the North Texas area. Founded in 1900 it is a staple in Dallas social life, and its bass and percussion sections are making a visit to UNT, on Sunday, March 29. The performance will be conducted by Ruth Reinhardt and will feature several pieces including “Golliwog’s Cakewalk” from Children’s Corner and “Of Kingdoms And Glory.” Student tickets are $9 each, tickets for senior citizens are $15 each and general admission is $19. The performance will be held at the Murchison Performing Arts Center. For more information visit, http://firstname.lastname@example.org
April 5: Game On
Have you ever wanted to dress-up as your favorite video game character and reenact your most epic boss battle? Ever wanted to try your hand at recreating the most intense character costume? Well, now you absolutely can! It’s part of this month’s gaming event GameOn! The UNT Media Library is hosting a cosplay night on April 5 from 4-9 p.m. inside Chilton Hall. It is free to the entire UNT community. If you have any questions about this event or any future GameOn! Events, contact Jeremy Kincaid at Jeremy.Kincaid@unt.edu