An article by Erica Hollander Roxborough Arts Council (or RoxArts Council) was formed in 2007 as a group of local artists and supporters of the arts, mostly living near Roxborough State Park and its breathtaking red rocks. The purpose was to promote and support arts in this community about 30 miles from downtown Denver. Since […]
A preview by Marc Shulgold For many of those who are generations removed from the Holocaust, the pain still lingers: the heartbreak and loss of family members and the unending, unanswerable question, Why? And yet, amidst the horror of that dark time in history there are also uncountable tales of survival among those who faced […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
by Robin McNeil “Empowering youth through creative expression and personal transformation.” “Poetry saves lives. Art from Ashes is run by people who know this, and it serves people who need to know it. This is one of the best uses of poetry that I have ever seen, and it’s right here in our own community. […]
by Theresa Anderson Art Students League Denver From Monday, November 4, through Saturday, November 9 (during Denver Arts Week), the Art Students League of Denver is holding an open house where members and new prospects may sit in on as many classes as they’d like FOR FREE.* Click to see the schedule of classes. […]
By Marc Shulgold The Fourth of July is a joyous day filled with many traditions—it’s become an occasion for family picnics, jaw-dropping fireworks shows, and concerts featuring spirited Sousa marches. In virtually every American city and town, it represents the single biggest day of the year for brass-and-wind ensembles, which offer park concerts for patriotic […]
by Theresa Anderson I met with Very Special Arts (VSA) Colorado Executive Director Damon McLeese at Access Gallery + Studio in Denver to check out work by the artists Aj Kiel and Amie York. He let me poke around and look at the work both in the gallery and their more private work areas. […]
By Robin McNeil “It is a haunting and atmospheric work, with amazing bass clarinet writing, and unique coloristic effects.” WHAT: The Colorado Chamber Players present a free concert WHEN: Sunday, June 9, 2013, 2:00 pm WHERE: Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302 ADMISSION: Free CONCERT PREVIEW: WHEN: Thursday, June 6th, 2013, 7:30 […]
A CD review by Betsy Schwarm Given current events, some may see accidental irony in the title of this delightful new recording of Schubert’s Sonatinas for...
A review by Betsy Schwarm Photo credits: Britt Ripley “The show must go on:” a time-worn mantra that doesn’t allow for global...
A Preview by Betsy Schwarm Spoiler alert: Beethoven was deaf! Of course, anyone reading this article already knew that, and likely also knew that...