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Singularity

The “Technological Singularity” describes an imminent explosion of Artificial Intelligence (AI) that surpasses human capacity at an exponential rate. Award-winning choreographer Katie Elliott co-directs this evening with critically-acclaimed composer Paul Fowler, exploring the positive and negative effects of AI on human civilization. Some of the movement was created using the dancers’ personal data (gender, race, medical history, […]

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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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Hannah Kahn and the Art of Collaboration

A preview by Marc Shulgold Unless we’re talking about Trisha Brown and that pioneering choreographer’s love of moving to silence, dance is — and always has been — about our response to musical inspiration. In these days of tight budgets and skyrocketing costs, most dance troupes (even major ballet companies) must often settle for recorded […]

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Ballet Ariel’s Avoca: A Tale of Molly Brown

A review by Gwen Gray As dance companies look for innovative ways to reach new audiences, two approaches seem to be gaining traction in today’s dance landscape: collaboration and relevant storytelling. Ballet Ariel’s Sunday evening production at the Lakewood Cultural Center fell smartly in line with these strategies during the program’s two original ballets: Ilena […]

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Lindy on the Rocks: Get in the Swing of Things (for a Good Cause)

By Gwen Gray Remember back in the ’90s when the swing revival hit Denver, and (eh-hem) some of us went around quoting the movie “Swingers?” We dragged our husbands to vintage-y nightclubs to learn how to “pretzel,” and hummed Brian Setzer Orchestra songs. I doubt many of us spent much time pondering the true historical […]

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