Art & Culture

Puerto Rican pride brings heat to Civic Center Park

Puerto Rican pride brings heat to Civic Center Park

Between the weather, the music and the dancing the Taste of Puerto Rico festival brought the heat this year. June 11 marked the 12th anniversary of the celebration that draws more people every year. According to festival organizer, Alvin Velazquez, over 10,000 people came out to the Civic Center to celebrate Puerto Rican pride and […]

Surrogate family inspires art at Denver Art Society

Surrogate family inspires art at Denver Art Society

While most people over the weekend got ready to go out with their significant others or recover from the unusual spring weather, others worked hard on their passion. In the Art District on May 19, those that worked on their passion were at the Denver Art Society. Several artists prepared to showcase their work to […]

You can’t stop the beat at Town Hall

When a show is as popular and produced as many times as Hairspray one has a different attitude when seeing it. You know the songs, you know the story and have it seen many times before, therefore you don’t get the same aw and wonder. Town Hall Arts Center latest production of Hairspray immediately wipes away all of those […]

Priscilla drives to the Aurora Fox

Priscilla drives to the Aurora Fox

Acceptance, love and art are all things that the world needs and needs desperately now. Luckily Priscilla is here to save the day. The Aurora Fox’s production of “Priscilla Queen of the Desert” brings audiences a message of acceptance, shows unending love and is a work of art. Priscilla follows the story of two drag […]

A long wait pays off when you are waiting for ‘Godot’

A long wait pays off when you are waiting for ‘Godot’

As the old saying goes, ‘Good things come to those who wait.’ This phrase could not be more appropriately applied to the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities production of “Waiting for Godot.” This classic show by Samuel Beckett was originally produced in French in 1953. At the time the show was meet with […]

Theater Corner: “Disgraced” does not disgrace the Denver Center

Theater Corner: “Disgraced” does not disgrace the Denver Center

The topic of Islam and Muslims has been the center of heated conversations in current events generating discord and conflict. That did not stop the Denver Center for the Performing Arts Theatre Company from facing the topic head on. “Disgraced” by Ayad Akhtar is strong, blunt and honest conversation about Islam in modern America. It […]

Review: In the middle of the gun control conversation

Review: In the middle of the gun control conversation

Art has always been an outlet for society to express themselves. Whether it be the oppressed or the oppressors, art is a vehicle that is used to affect change and affect perception of events. “The Gun Show” is a new work that points the barrel of criticism at gun rights in America and takes a […]

Gooey goodness escapes cheese lovers grasps

Gooey goodness escapes cheese lovers grasps

Grilled cheese, beer and supporting a good cause. It sounds like the recipe for the perfect Denver evening. What could possibly go wrong? Denver’s first Grilled Cheese Festival started smoothly Wednesday evening on April 12 at the McNichols Civic Center Building. Vendors planted themselves evenly throughout the building’s two floors and by 6:30 p.m. the […]

How the Post won the Pulitzer: Aurora theater coverage

How the Post won the Pulitzer: Aurora theater coverage

The Denver Press Club added another accolade to its wall of fame after reporters from the Denver Post presented their Pulitzer to the club on April 13. The Denver Post won the Pulitzer for their print and pioneering digital coverage of the mass shooting that took place in an Aurora theater in 2013. Former and […]

Theater Corner: Brides of the water emerge in Arvada

Theater Corner: Brides of the water emerge in Arvada

The sound of dripping water, a cold lifeless clawfoot bath tub and three worn out wedding dresses lay silent on stage. These eerie, unsettling sights are what audiences are first introduced to at “The Drowning Girls” now playing at the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities. “The Drowning Girls” follows the story of the […]

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