Entertainment

Dance and conflict collide in ‘Billy Elliot’

Dance and conflict collide in ‘Billy Elliot’

  Reviewing theatre can be an interesting job. Of course there are always the hits and amazing productions from the big guys like the DCPA. Also the long standing and reliable theatres such as the BDT Stage. Smaller theatres are where things can become interesting. You have some of the saddest productions or some of […]

Love is a drag with an entertaining show

Love is a drag with an entertaining show

Ever feel like Valentine’s Day is nothing more than a drag? Well, for the folks at the LGBTQ Student Resource Center on the Auraria campus, Drag is just a way of life. This year’s Valentine’s Day marked the seventh annual drag show, Love is a Drag, in the Tivoli Turnhall. The event was created around […]

The land of love fires up a cool festival

The land of love fires up a cool festival

The sweetheart city of Loveland, brings the surrounding businesses and residents the Fire and Ice Festival every Valentine’s Day season, which gives the downtown center of Loveland an opportunity to share locally owned beer, food and inviting music from its own born and raised. Festival curators, Heidi and Nate Webb, are natives of Loveland and […]

Daytime Duo 2/9/2017

This week’s guests are Leah Marvin-Riley, Matt Rouch and Nick Thomas, plus Avery and Deanna dish on the Lady Gaga, the Santa Clarita Diet, the NOH8 campaign comes to Denver and more.

Dungeons and Dragons, Comics and Comedy

Dungeons and Dragons, Comics and Comedy

Whether in a book, a song, a poem or any other form, fantasy is always a tale. With fantasy, anything is possible. The only limits are the boundaries of an individual’s imagination. In most cases, there is planning involved and a set path for the formulated plot. In rare cases, the story comes spontaneously. The […]

Cosplay culture a growing attraction

Cosplay culture a growing attraction

Cosplay is an underground culture dedicated to bringing the worlds of fantasy and role-play to life. Various genres of sci-fi, superheroes, anime characters and gamers join together to celebrate their common interests. Conventions such as “Comic-Con” and “Zombie Crawls” have become mainstream in recent years, so much so that some feel it has lost touch […]

Playing with Perspective: Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII

Playing with Perspective: Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII

Final Fantasy VII is one of the greatest games of all time, but its prequel helped its story and characters to reach even greater heights. Released 10 years after VII on the Sony Playstation Portable, Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII follows the story of Zac Fair, a support character from the original game. The player guides […]

Photo exhibit explores Middle East culture

Photo exhibit explores Middle East culture

Editor’s note: An article published in The Metropolitan on Feb. 8 misinterpreted the Presence: Reflections on the Middle East exhibition at the Center for Visual Art. Through photography, the exhibition explores the presence and absence of people, the influence of culture, the repetition of pattern and the idea of trace in photography – the idea […]

Sante Fe sculptor works to widen sidewalks with art

Sante Fe sculptor works to widen sidewalks with art

Artist Georgia Amar showcases new concepts behind her most current work to propose an artistic collaboration with the city of Denver. Multimedia artist, Georgia Amar, showcased her conceptual work featuring structures for the city of Denver at the Habitat Gallery and Studio on Sante Fe Drive for the First Friday Art Walk Feb. 3. Amar […]