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Vail Film Festival kicks off with a celebration of women filmmakers

Growing up, film festivals never seemed like something one attended. They were something you only heard about on television, when insiders were discussing what the new films were that everyone … more

Irish band delivers unique blend of music

St. Patrick’s Day weekend was a busy one for Adam Goldstein, CL Morden and Kenny Martinez. But that’s not much of a surprise when you’re in an Irish band. Which makes the trio — better known … more

A once-in-a-lifetime reading assignment

At just a cursory glance, one could almost be forgiven for being unimpressed by the Dead Sea Scrolls. After all, they appear as indecipherable writing — unless one speaks Hebrew, Aramaic and Greek … more

Sharing the stories of women

The State of Colorado was the first state in the union to enfranchise women by popular vote, and in 1894, Colorado became the first state to elect women to the state Legislature. In other words, … more

Arvada Center showcases Miller’s troubled American family

Lynne Collins, director of Arvada Center’s Arthur Miller production “All My Sons,” writes that she considers “All My Sons” to be “his most American, most honest and most perfect play.” … more

‘Fences’ is iconic American play on Lone Tree stage

“What’s really important 31 years later,” said director Wren Brown, “is that this is one of those timeless American classics. The issues are all here — nuances of race … not every … more

Hitchcock hilarity at Miners Alley

Alfred Hitchcock is one of the most important names in cinematic history, and is responsible for some of Hollywood’s most iconic films — titles like “Psycho,” “Rear Window,” “Vertigo” … more

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

Agatha Christie style is at work in show on Littleton stage

It was a dark and stormy night — 10 strangers are gathered in an isolated English country estate — unable to leave if they wanted to — and the host is dead! Sound familiar? Director Bob Wells … 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

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

`See What is Unseen’ set to intrigue gallery visitors

In Littleton, Stanton Gallery curators Moira Casey and Karina Elrod have searched for art that is a bit mysterious to coordinate with Town Hall Arts Center’s latest production, the musical … 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
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