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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 […]

Humanizing the face of Islam; The Colorado Muslim Society welcomes the community

Humanizing the face of Islam; The Colorado Muslim Society welcomes the community

On March 12, the Colorado Muslim Society hosted an open house, welcoming anyone from the community or elsewhere to come and join in on civil conversations regarding the Muslim faith. The first speaker, Nabeeh A. Hasan, was a certified representative for the Colorado Muslim Speakers Bureau. “You are our advocates in giving voices to the […]

Progressives defiant over Trump Orders

Progressives defiant over Trump Orders

Community leaders outlined their plans to protect immigrants by turning Denver into a sanctuary city at a forum held at North High School Feb. 2. Hosted by the Colorado Latino Forum, the event brought Democratic lawmakers, city attorneys and law enforcement officials together to discuss how Denver would handle immigration policy in light of President […]

Denver rallies around Islamic community

Denver rallies around Islamic community

Denverites answered a Facebook call to protest President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries at Civic Center Park Feb. 4. Brandishing handmade signs written in Arabic and English and waving American flags, protesters stood in solidarity with their Muslim neighbors. Kristen Andersen stood beneath the greek pillars in the amphitheater wearing pink […]

Eat, pray, learn

Students filing in eyed the food longingly but went instead to round tables with chairs dotting the hall. These were set with paper plates loaded with dates, but nobody touched these, either. The aromas wafting from the buffet seemed all the more tantalizing because nobody at the tables had eaten that day.