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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 […]

The dance of a baby in Cherry Creek

The dance of a baby in Cherry Creek

Life has often been described as a dance. Each of us are simply trying to figure out how to step next to navigate our lives. “The Baby Dance” at Cherry Creek Theatre tells the tale of two couples, dance together as they decide the fate of an unborn child. This emotional and powerful drama has […]

A Sanctuary in Burning Man

A Sanctuary in Burning Man

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Bright colors, sweltering heat, a euphoric atmosphere. This is the climate of Burning Man. The festival, held in Black Rock City, Nevada, is designed as a social experiment for the community. Participants create a faux utopia and practice such virtues as self-reliance and preservation, all while producing art. California may seem like […]

“Disenchanted” Princesses in Boulder

It is amazing how art is able to take something traditional, like a Disney princess, open it up, look inside, expose its insecurities and create something out of it that is breathtaking . “DISENCHANTED!” at the BDT Stage does just that.   “DISENCHANTED!” features the grown up versions of Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and […]

‘The Nance’ at the Edge

‘The Nance’ at the Edge

  There are only a small handful of pieces of art and literature that are able to impact someone on such an emotional and profound level. That is why when those pieces are discovered you must cherish and hold onto them. ‘The Nance’ is certainly one of those pieces.   This Tony award winning play […]

Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place exhibit opens at the Denver Art Museum

Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place exhibit opens at the Denver Art Museum

The Denver Art Museum opened their new exhibit, Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place, last week. The site-specific commission showcases Hispanic and Latino artist from the American Southwest and their interpretation of place. Place was defined in many different ways. Artists expressed place in terms such as: home, location, country and border. The exhibit consists […]

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 […]

At Helikon art is anything but exclusive

At Helikon art is anything but exclusive

At the Helikon art gallery, art is something everyone can enjoy and support. Sitting in the middle of downtown Denver, Helikon isn’t like most other galleries around it. Commissioning local artists, it displays pieces related to science fiction, fantasy and other pop culture topics, drawing in a wide array of people that usually wouldn’t be […]

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