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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
A preview by Marc Shulgold The Grand Duke of Tuscany, Ferdinand I de’ Medici, and Christina of Lorraine were married in Florence in May, 1589, and...
A preview by Betsy Schwarm “Liebe macht das Lied unsterblich!” = “Love makes the song (or melody) immortal!” The exclamation point is on the...