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Nature gets a slick, high-tech treatment at the Denver Art Museum - It is an interactive affair, and about as far away from a traditional display of pretty pictures hanging on a gallery wall as you can
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Why are there so many bronze statues in Golden? - It’s not because Golden’s name is
Where did Latinos sit on the bus during segregation? A Colorado history professor weighs in on that question asked in a poignant one-person play - Colorado Matters sat down with retired professor Ramon Del Castillo to gain more insight into the question and the role Latinos have played - and continue to play - in social justice
These historic buildings in Golden are getting a new life as an arts hub for the city - Over $15 million has been invested in renovating three historic downtown buildings in the last six months, repurposing them as new arts
Colorado Arts Spotlight: Things to Know and Do Around the state May 24 – 26 - Your weekly list of arts, culture, music, theater, film and other things to do this
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Denver will be poorer with fewer art museums, but recent merger still makes sense - Exhibition-making is DAM’s superpower, and this is where the merger should pay
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Ed Dwight, America’s first Black astronaut candidate, finally goes to space 60 years later - Dwight, who's based in Denver, is a prolific sculptor of monuments and art celebrating African American
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Colorado student artists will see their works, and identities, on display in the U.S. Capitol - The annual Congressional Art Contest recognizes the outstanding work of students across the
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Colorado Arts Spotlight: Things to Know and Do Around the State May 17-19 - Your weekly list of arts, culture, music, theater, film and other things to do this
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“The Dog Show” is art for the heart of Denver dog lovers - Even a short while ago, an effort like this would have seemed too sentimental and self-indulgent, and probably too low-art, for me to appreciate
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Your complete guide to summer music festivals in Colorado - From underground music in Denver to under-the-stars performances in Durango, this summer offers a bit of
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In a secret Aurora gallery, simple stories told in textiles - Although it has been open for a dozen years now, and producing ponder-worthy exhibitions all along, the Fulginiti Gallery on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora remains something of a mystery to many people in this
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Inaugural KlezKolorado festival celebrates Jewish culture and music amidst challenging times - Organizers wanted to build on Denver’s thriving klezmer scene with a multi-day
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As many Colorado theaters struggle, this group in Evergreen is starting a new theater company - While many theater companies face uncertain futures and potential closures, a daring group of Colorado theater-makers is taking a gamble by launching an entirely new company.  The Third Side Theatre
Vail cancels residency for Native American artist Danielle SeeWalker over painting commenting on the war in Gaza - Danielle SeeWalker says Vail canceled her residency after a resident complained about a painting she made commenting on the war in
Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art merging with Denver Art Museum - The Kirkland Museum will be renamed the Kirkland Institute of Fine & Decorative Art at the Denver Art
Colorado Arts Spotlight: Things to know and do around the state May 10-12 - Your weekly list of arts, culture, music, theater, film and other things to do this
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CPR Classical Presents: The Spirituals Project Choir in concert May 18 - “It was the spiritual song – or Negro Spiritual – that gave hope to American slaves as they cried out to God, asking him to send a “Moses” to lead
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Balance, not betrayal - By Nicole Speer and Mark Wallach Last month, the Boulder Weekly published a lengthy recitation of grievances and claims of betrayal by the city from some in Boulder’s arts community (“Compromise and consequence,” April 25).  At the heart of that
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Cleo Parker Robinson continues to redefine what “legacy” means - Robinson is always talking the talk, walking the walk -- and, yes, dancing the
“Espiritu Hermosx” at the Museo de las Americas explores LGBTQ+ identity through the eyes of Latinx artists - See the exhibition "Espiritu Hermosx” -- in English, “Beautiful Spirit” — play out at the Museo de las Americas in Denver’s Santa Fe art
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10 of the most beautiful things to see this spring and summer around Denver - What is beautiful? Is it a captivating piece of art? A perfectly framed scene of nature? A building or a green space that challenges, and opens up, our aesthetic senses? No doubt, the answer is up to you, dear
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Colorado Arts Spotlight: Things to know and do around the state May 3-5 - Your weekly list of arts, culture, music, theater, film and other things to do this
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New Colorado play confronts idea: How can white artists be allies to a Black movement? - The Black Lives Matter movement and the nation’s racial reckoning brought a special challenge: How are – or even should – white artists be allies in the
Workers say Meow Wolf layoffs betray values, allege corporate disarray - But the Santa Fe-based entertainment company said it's simply responding to changing
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Want to know what young artists are thinking? Just look at the objects they make. - There is something invigorating about seeing the exhibitions of student work that college art galleries present at this time of
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Here’s your 20% discount code to see guitarist MILOŠ with Les Violons du Roy - Guitarist Miloš Karadaglić became a worldwide sensation in 2011 with his debut release,
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Opinion: “THE TORTURED POETS DEPARTMENT REVIEW:” How Taylor’s lyrical mastery is hindered by torturous production - Taylor Swift’s eleventh studio album, “THE TORTURED POETS DEPARTMENT” is her most honest and gut-punching record… The post Opinion: “THE TORTURED POETS DEPARTMENT REVIEW:” How Taylor’s lyrical mastery is hindered by torturous production
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Uvalde Mariachi Band and Boulder Concert Chorale collaborate to spread healing through music - Los Coyotes, Uvalde High School’s award winning band, has been a point of pride for a community hit hard by
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6 eye-popping public art pieces debuting in Denver this year - "This year is looking above average with some large, signature pieces set to be
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Colorado Arts Spotlight: Things to know and do around the state April 26-28 - Your weekly list of arts, culture, music, theater, film and other things to do this
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‘Where creatives come to die’ - By Toni Tresca and Shay Castle When voters decided to give more money to the arts in Boulder, they did so enthusiastically: 75% approved 2023’s Ballot Issue 2A, surrendering half of a general sales tax and greatly increasing funding for arts and culture
A prison art exhibit at the state capitol captures the transformative power of creativity behind bars - Works by current and formerly incarcerated people will hang in the halls of power through this
Jane Austen’s rom-com ‘Emma’ is playing at DCPA: Here’s what you need to know about the music Jane Austen loved - Jane Austen’s witty novels of everyday life for the privileged in 18th century England have captivated readers for over two centuries. But what you might not know is Austen’s inextricable link to
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New documentary explores agricultural life and challenges through the lens of a Pueblo farming community - "Mirasol: Looking at the Sun" explores how challenges brought by growth and climate change are affecting Italian and Hispanic family
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New public-art piece from Mission Ballroom’s disco-ball designer will make you say “Whee” - “Whee” is fully interactive; just grab the metal bar at the base, give it a good spin, and the work’s organic energy begins to
‘Clarence was always an artist’ Honoring the life of a painter, sculptor, and Tuskegee Airman - Some of the highlights of his lifetime of work are on display at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center in an exhibit entitled “Clarence Shivers: Experimenting With
Meow Wolf lays off 50 Denver employees as the company reduces expenses and overall workforce - The immersive art and entertainment company announced it would eliminate 165 positions earlier this
Colorado Arts Spotlight: Things to know and do around the state April 19-21 - Your weekly list of arts, culture, music, theater, film and other things to do this
How documentary filmmaker Susan Polis Schutz found hope in a divided world - From music to basketball to conversation, she went looking for groups that bring people
Meow Wolf lays off 165, including employees at Denver’s Convergence Station - The art and entertainment company's cuts come four years after 200 employees were laid
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Record Store Day 2024 comes with events across Colorado - Vinyl enthusiasts have lots of options to catch in-store performances and maybe score some free
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Historic former elementary school now home to 50 artist studios - It's a distinct opportunity to encounter some of Denver’s more interesting creatives in a relaxed
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