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The Joie de Vivre of the Alliance Française de Denver

A preview by Barbara Hamilton Walking into the Alliance Française de Denver is a perfect way to lift your spirits.  One of 107 centers for French language and culture in the United States, the Alliance is located in a lovely historic building on 6th Avenue and Galapago Street in Denver. From the comfortable chairs in […]

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Out and About with Teens in December

A preview by Josh Primus This holiday season, many parents are wondering about finding cool events for their picky teenagers. This overview of the December holiday arts scene should answer that question. Many events are surprisingly affordable, and should get your teen in the holiday spirit! Shrek the Musical,  performed at the Town Hall Arts […]

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European Book Club at Alliance Française de Denver

By Barbara Hamilton On a cozy December evening, I attended the European Book Club (EBC) at one of Denver’s great Tier III cultural treasures, Alliance Française de Denver, 571 Galapago Street. The Alliance hosts the European Book Club once each month, on the last Tuesday of each month, 6:30 p.m., and has previously discussed such […]

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A Chorale in Search of a Home

A Preview by Marc Shulgold As he prepares for the Arvada Chorale’s annual Christmas concert, artistic director Steven Burchard can sort of relate to Joseph and Mary seeking a room for the night. “We’ve been wandering,” the conductor said with a little sigh. “We tried a lot of venues last year, and we’re still looking […]

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‘Miss Saigon’ Touches Down at the Vintage Theatre

A Preview, by Marc Shulgold So, how do you squeeze a giant Broadway hit show into an itty-bitty theater in Aurora? Simple – just make some cuts in the ceiling. That’s what Vintage Theatre’s production team had to do, in order to accommodate the iconic helicopter for their upcoming staging of Miss Saigon. “We had […]

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Fall and Winter 2014: Can’t-Miss Museum, Science, and Cultural Events around Denver and Boulder

A Fall Preview by Gwen Gray We’ve bid adieu to summer, but fear not: fall and winter have so many creative, inspiring and invigorating cultural events coming our way that we’ll hardly give summer a parting glance. Here are eight organizations bringing us can’t-miss museum, science, and cultural events around Denver and Boulder this fall […]

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Denver Fall Arts Preview: From Robots to Queertooning

Denver Fall Arts Preview by Theresa Anderson Metro Denver is bursting at the seams right now with high value programming from a variety of arts organizations that connect some of the best artists with the public in the form of exhibitions, education and community. From robots to queertooning- it’s hard to know where to focus […]

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5 Things to Know About the Boulder History Museum

An article by Gwen Gray Tucked away between the highly trafficked Flatirons hiking trails and the buzz of the University of Colorado campus is an old, imposing, stone house that the Boulder History Museum has called home for 27 years. Inside are carefully curated relics from the museum’s collection of 45,000 artifacts, as well as rotating exhibits […]

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Saluting All Things French – in Colorado!

An article by Marc Shulgold French in Denver Par-lay Voo?? If you can’t speak French, it’s probably because you haven’t been taking lessons at the Alliance Française de Denver. More than 700 students, ranging from school kids to octogenarians, have been learning or brushing up on the language at this century-old center of French culture […]

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Get to Know the Tesoro Cultural Center

By Robin McNeil The Tesoro Cultural Center is many things. Primarily, it is one of the best organizations that I have seen devoted to preserving not only Colorado’s history, but the history of the Southwest, Spanish, early American pioneers, Mexican, Native American, African American, and early European cultures. They accomplish this with their Historic Lecture […]

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