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Critter creations fill ‘Stampede’ exhibit at art museum

When it was time to close down the Denver Art Museum’s 50-year-old North (Gio Ponti) Building for an update, curators from all departments were asked to select an assortment of animals, as … more

Planting seeds for opera appreciation

Even opera singers understand that their artform of choice can be easy to make fun of at times, even if the things people assume about opera are wrong. “People think operas are impossible to … more

Check into Denver native’s ‘Apartment 212’

For a long time, I was one of those people who wrote off horror films as cheap scares or excuses to get as gory as possible. But once you study what a good horror film can be, it becomes obvious the … more

'Linking Asia' exhibit nearing end at Denver Art Museum

“Linking Asia,” at the Denver Art Museum only through April 1, starts with the legendary Silk Road, which included land and sea routes, illustrating how ideas, techniques, materials and trade … more

Kirkland Museum’s new home is stylistic standout

When asked about his favorite part of the new Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art he designed, Jim Olson, of Olson Kundig architects in Seattle, said the glass tiles with told backing that … more

‘The Book Handlers’ is quirky extrapolation

Perhaps it’s less common these days, but there was a time when pretentious, well-off folks would have their decorator fill their built-in bookshelves with rows of colorful, shiny new books, or … more

DMNS exhibit lets there be lights

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science has played host to countless numbers of traveling exhibits over the years. These exhibits come from all over the world, and from some of the most respected … more

Tension and wit play out on Lakewood theater stage

Michael Duran’s delightful blocks/games-like set at the newly located Bench at 40 West Theatre in Lakewood suggest child’s play as lights dim and one tunes into Alex Wheeler (Adrian Egolf), … more

#Oz4ACause: Legacy drama department gives back

Legacy High School is practicing more than just lines and songs with its upcoming spring musical “The Wizard of Oz.” The school’s drama department is practicing goodwill by teaming up with a … more

Film gathering aims to inform, inspire in 12th year

There’s no accounting for the twists and turns that bring creative people together, but the first meeting of filmmakers Haley Thompson and Tomas Zuccareno was all too fitting, in light of the work … more

Dancers, musicians convey modern mythology

Garrett Ammon, choreographer/director of Wonderbound contemporary dance company, has again collaborated with the Denver psychedelic folk band Chimney Choir (the two companies previously produced the … more

Carlos Fresquez art highlighted in gallery show on Santa Fe Drive

“Sangre Colorado: Carlos Fresquez Mid-Career Survey,” open through March 24 at Metropolitan State University’s Center for Visual Art, (a must-see for those interested in area art) is not only a … more

Renowned Western writers discuss genre with readers

Readers and writers filled the large theater at the Arvada Center on Jan. 27 for “Western Reboot: Authors of the Modern West,” where they listened to a panel of accomplished authors and featured … more

UllrGrass bring music, beer and fun to Golden

Vikings, bluegrass and beer lovers followed Winter to Golden’s Parfet Park this weekend for the fourth annual UllrGrass Music and Beer Festival. The three-day festival celebrated the Norse God of … more

Student art POPs at Foothills Art Center

For John Luna, it started out as childhood scribbles on a piece of paper. “And it grew from there,” he said. “I like being able to imagine something, then see it come to life on paper.” Now, … more

Metro area offers recording options

Working in a recording studio is all about capturing sound in the best and highest quality possible. So, it’s no surprise that the best way for engineers and producers to first get to know from … more

Things to Do

THEATER ‘Snow White” or “Frozen Particles of Ice with No Particular Color”: 7 p.m. Jan. 26, Feb. 2-3, and 2 p.m. Feb. 4 at Colorado ACTS, 11455 W. 1-70 Frontage Road, North, Wheat Ridge. … more

Harmony Chorale tips hat to organizer of March on Washington

Nine out of 10 people on the street don’t know who Bayard Rustin is. But Cincinnati Men’s Chorus Artistic Director Steve Milloy is out to change that. Milloy composed and arranged an original … more

Things to Do

THEATER `Treasure Island’ Auditions: Monday, Jan. 22 at the D.L. Parsons Theatre, 11801 Community Center Drive. Check in from 3-3:45 p.m. For ages 6-18; about 60 roles are available for the … more

Local theater group brings show on the road

When Janine Kehlenbach started her theater company, 11 Minutes, six years ago the goal was to connect people. “The reason I always wanted to do theater was because I think we live in a time where … more
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