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An artistic ‘Fever Dream’ at the Benchmark

One of the best things about being a smaller theater is it provides more opportunities for inspiration and experimentation. That commitment to elevating new talents and taking creative risks has been … more

Meet the CMHOF class of 2019

In its 40 years in existence, Swallow Hill music has given outlet to thousands’ musical ambitions, education and fandom through its classes, concerts and community outreach work. When one considers … more

DU theater program gives inmates tools for creative expression

As cast members from the Sterling Correctional Facility got ready for their final performance of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” play director Ashley Hamilton lead them through exercises to … more

The power of creative expression

As a former high school drama kid, and devoted lover of the arts, I often see the impact of theater firsthand. In college, I worked at Colorado Ballet in a variety of roles. Seeing joy on a child’s … more

Love awaits in the Plaza Suite

William Shakespeare once wisely observed that the course of true love never did run smooth, but legendary playwright Neil Simon knew that didn’t mean the bumpy road couldn’t be filled with … more

Theatrical season gets underway with bright start

Over the years, Broadway shows have come to embrace all kinds of musical styles, but there are some that show up far less frequently than others. And among the rarest to make an appearance has to be … more

D’art Gallery will focus on local contemporary artists

After a quick turnaround, one gallery space has turned into another as 17 local artists banded together to create D’art Gallery. When the CORE gallery closed earlier this year to move to the new 40 … more

Holiday weekend rich in ways to bid summer farewell

No matter what any of us do, summer never seems to last any longer, does it? Children are back in school, you can feel faint traces of autumn’s coolness once the sun sets, and Labor Day Weekend is … more

Sharing stories at Vail Film Festival

There’s something counterintuitive about being in a place as gorgeous as Vail in the late summer and spending most of it inside dark rooms. But the films I watched over the weekend of Aug. 15-18 as … more

National Thrift Store Day — save the date (and money)

Thrift stores are one of those great resources that many people don’t take advantage of. Not only do they provide an option to donate the many items cluttering up our homes to people who could … more

Preparing for a fall and winter on the stage

Summer winding down means a lot of things, including the starting of schools for children and faint glints of autumn starting to spring up. And for stages all over the metro area, it means it’s … more

Going beyond form and function

When many people think of art, they might picture something that just hangs on a wall or sits in a display case. But as Collin Parson, the Arvada Center’s exhibition manager and curator, sees it - … more

Seeking the unique in exciting eateries around Denver

The dining scene in Denver is in a constant state of exciting evolution, as new chefs and restaurants find unique ways to cater to the city’s burgeoning population. And while that statement is … more

Meet your neighbor: The Elitch Theatre

Years before Michael Bliss started working at the Historic Elitch Theatre, he somehow had a feeling he would end up there. The first time he realized that, he was taking a walk through the Elitch … more

Symphony looks to stay in Denver for new home

During the spring and summer months, the Colorado Symphony is as likely to be rehearsing a Brahms concert as it is to be working on the score to a Harry Potter film or boning up on some Tenacious D … more

Denver does Derby Day in a big way

The Kentucky Derby is an American tradition that goes all the way back to 1875 and has become an event that not only celebrates horse racing, but spring style and quality libations. And though Denver … more
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