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Madeleine Albright at the Denver Art Museum

Photo via the Denver Art Museum

You might be asking yourself, “How is an art exhibit related to the the former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright?” The answer? She is the exhibit – or, at least, her vast collection of decorative pins is. Over the years, Albright collected an odd assortment of jewelry with rich personal and symbolic meanings. She would communicate her moods or messages to fellow diplomats …more…

Christo Over the River

Christo’s Massive Outdoor Installation One Step Closer To Approval

Image from The Denver Post

Christo’s controversial “Over the River” project, which would suspend fabric panels across a 42-mile stretch of the Arkansas River, has been approved by Fremont County. The project still needs to get the go-ahead from Chaffee County, the Colorado State Department of Transportation, and the State Patrol.

“Over the River” has already been approved by the US Bureau of Land Management, which has determined that the project …more…

Daniel Luna at work, image from the Denver Post

Daniel Luna at Museo De Las Americas

The prolific Dan Luna, a local Denver artist, is the feature of a retrospective exhibit now showing at the Museo De Las Americas in the Santa Fe Arts district. Despite being burdened with a rare eye disease, this talented artist has managed to become a Denver fixture, known for his colorful, often humorous, paintings. His art adorns many local restaurants and coffee shops in the city, and hundreds of people’s personal collections. ...more...

Coronado Cast

Firehouse Theatre Company Opens Denver Premiere of ‘Coronado’ by Dennis Lehane

Tonight, at 7:30 PM, the Firehouse Theater Company will open the Denver premiere of the thriller Coronado at the John Hand Theatre. This modern-day Greek tragedy, written by Dennis Lehane, author of classics such as Mystic River and Gone Baby Gone, is a dark and twisted tale of love, money, and what people are willing to sacrifice to get just that.

The director, Luke Allen Terry, is no stranger to the …more…

book-of-mormon

‘Book of Mormon’ Crashes Denver Center Website

On Sunday morning January 22, tickets for the hit-musical “The Book of Mormon” went on sale on the Denver Center website. By 11:00 AM, the site was experiencing server issues with the huge influx of volume, and by 2:00 PM that day, tickets were completely sold out.

“The Book of Mormon,” written by Colorado natives Matt Stone and Trey Parker, the creators of South Park, is a gutsy, provocative musical that …more…

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Woman Damages Painting Worth Over $30 Million at Clyfford Still Museum

On December 29th, 2011, an intoxicated 36-year-old Denver woman allegedly attacked and damaged a painting worth between $30-40 million at the newly-opened Clyfford Still Museum. According to the Denver Post, at 3:30pm, Carmen Lucette Tisch leaned against the painting, repeatedly struck the canvas with her fist, slid down the face of the painting, and then urinated on herself. ...more...

Drummer

Jazz at Jacks Brings Soul to the Heart of Downtown Denver

Whether you are a visiting tourist or a Denver native, you’d be hard pressed to find a more accessible jazz venue than ‘Jazz @ Jacks,’ conveniently located in the center of Downtown Denver, in the Denver Pavilions on the bustling 16th Street Mall. ...more...

Vintage Theatre

A Happy New Year for Vintage Theatre?

Vintage Theatre Productions has called 2119 E. 17th Ave Denver, CO, its home for almost four years. But in April of 2012, this theatre company will have to move, begrudgingly, from the very grounds upon which it was built. ...more...

Ellie Caulkins Opera House

Opera Colorado Brings Mozart to the Mile High City in 2012

Opera Colorado’s upcoming 2012 season is scheduled to kick off with an Italian opera, composed by an Austrian legend; Mozart’s inimitable The Marriage of Figaro. It has been seven years since the company’s last performance of the well known classic. The four scheduled performance are to span two weeks this February. ...more...