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Critter creations fill ‘Stampede’ exhibit at art museum

When it was time to close down the Denver Art Museum’s 50-year-old North (Gio Ponti) Building for an update, curators from all departments were asked to select an assortment of animals, as … more

Planting seeds for opera appreciation

Even opera singers understand that their artform of choice can be easy to make fun of at times, even if the things people assume about opera are wrong. “People think operas are impossible to … more

Check into Denver native’s ‘Apartment 212’

For a long time, I was one of those people who wrote off horror films as cheap scares or excuses to get as gory as possible. But once you study what a good horror film can be, it becomes obvious the … more

'Linking Asia' exhibit nearing end at Denver Art Museum

“Linking Asia,” at the Denver Art Museum only through April 1, starts with the legendary Silk Road, which included land and sea routes, illustrating how ideas, techniques, materials and trade … more

Kirkland Museum’s new home is stylistic standout

When asked about his favorite part of the new Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art he designed, Jim Olson, of Olson Kundig architects in Seattle, said the glass tiles with told backing that … more

‘The Book Handlers’ is quirky extrapolation

Perhaps it’s less common these days, but there was a time when pretentious, well-off folks would have their decorator fill their built-in bookshelves with rows of colorful, shiny new books, or … more

Littleton High School teens exhibit at Depot Art Gallery

Young artists need to not only learn techniques, but presentation and basic steps towards organizing an art exhibit and publicizing it. Littleton High School’s Jennifer Jeanelle has 32 students — … more

DMNS exhibit lets there be lights

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science has played host to countless numbers of traveling exhibits over the years. These exhibits come from all over the world, and from some of the most respected … more

Agatha Christie style is at work in show on Littleton stage

It was a dark and stormy night — 10 strangers are gathered in an isolated English country estate — unable to leave if they wanted to — and the host is dead! Sound familiar? Director Bob Wells … more

Tension and wit play out on Lakewood theater stage

Michael Duran’s delightful blocks/games-like set at the newly located Bench at 40 West Theatre in Lakewood suggest child’s play as lights dim and one tunes into Alex Wheeler (Adrian Egolf), … more

‘Eye of the Camera’ brings superb photography to museum

A large crowd gathered on Feb. 15 at the Littleton Museum to visit the opening reception for the new 2018 “Eye of the Camera” exhibit, an annual event that draws entries from numerous Colorado … more

Degas exhibit is gem at Denver Art Museum

Why a Degas exhibit now? “It’s a celebration of the centenary of Degas’ death in 1917,” said Dr. Timothy Standring, Gates Family Curator of Painting and Sculpture at the Denver Art Museum, as … more

Littleton Museum to stage original play

Littleton's world-class living history museum will soon be even livelier with the premier of “The Blackout,” a one-act play set in World War II-era Littleton. The play is the brainchild of … more

Film gathering aims to inform, inspire in 12th year

There’s no accounting for the twists and turns that bring creative people together, but the first meeting of filmmakers Haley Thompson and Tomas Zuccareno was all too fitting, in light of the work … more

`See What is Unseen’ set to intrigue gallery visitors

In Littleton, Stanton Gallery curators Moira Casey and Karina Elrod have searched for art that is a bit mysterious to coordinate with Town Hall Arts Center’s latest production, the musical … more

Dancers, musicians convey modern mythology

Garrett Ammon, choreographer/director of Wonderbound contemporary dance company, has again collaborated with the Denver psychedelic folk band Chimney Choir (the two companies previously produced the … more

Carlos Fresquez art highlighted in gallery show on Santa Fe Drive

“Sangre Colorado: Carlos Fresquez Mid-Career Survey,” open through March 24 at Metropolitan State University’s Center for Visual Art, (a must-see for those interested in area art) is not only a … more

Renowned Western writers discuss genre with readers

Readers and writers filled the large theater at the Arvada Center on Jan. 27 for “Western Reboot: Authors of the Modern West,” where they listened to a panel of accomplished authors and featured … more

Collaboration theme runs through intriguing exhibit

In 2016, an idea began to take shape in painter Craig Marshall Smith’s creative mind, and on April 15, 2017, a group of invited artists met for lunch at the Museum Outdoor Arts in Englewood and … more

Matthew Sullivan, mystery writer, speaks at library

Michael Sullivan talked about writing “Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore” to a room filled with readers at Littleton’s Bemis Library on Jan. 12. He was a prize-winner for his short … more
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