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While the art of collage can be traced back to ancient civilizations, it has been associated most strongly with 20th-century modernists, such as Braque and Picasso, and continues to interest today's artists nationally and internationally. The … more
The touching tale of a poor shepherd boy, Amahl, who likes to spin stories for his mother was first commissioned by NBC for a television broadcast on Dec. 24, 1951, and became an annual tradition. Central City Opera has teamed up with James … more
The Colorado Symphony is increasingly inventive as it reaches out to connect with new audiences. In partnership with Imbibe Denver, which develops events for craft brewers in the area, “Beethoven and Brews” was created. An ensemble of … more
“I like artists with an iconoclastic approach to their work — I'm drawn to the artist whose work I find unusual,” Bud Shark said in answer to an audience question as he ended a session in the Denver Art Museum's Logan Lecture series. He said … more
New holiday fare offers a pleasing alternative to “A Christmas Carol” and “Miracle on 34th St.” this season. “Red Ranger Came Calling” plays Nov. 28 to Dec. 20 at the Aurora Fox — a musical story for kids and grown-ups alike. This … more
Latvian native Henri Grusin and his wife, Roseanne, started their first jewelry store in their modest Littleton home at the west end of Main Street in 1934 (next to the Melting Pot). It went well enough that in 1942, he moved the store to what is … more
Who knew there was a gold necklace shaped like the articulated bodies of a pair of crocodiles? It was created by Cartier for Mexican film star Maria Felix, meticulously crafted in gold with diamonds, emeralds and rubies. It sometimes was worn and, … more
Littleton artist Shelly de Chantal gives of her time and expertise to help fellow artisans across the world by publicizing the annual World Gift Market, held simultaneously at the First Unitarian Universalist Church and First Plymouth Congregational … more
“Rims to Ruins,” which opened with a reception on Nov. 5 at The Wildlife Experience, is the result of a paint-out for 31 invited Western artists last May at Mesa Verde National Park — a location where every ruin, wall, tree and vista looks … more
“The Playground” runs through Nov. 22 at Work|Space at the Laundry on Lawrence in Denver's Five Points neighborhood. It's a new work by five area women. The setting is an urban playground, Susan Lyles said — with two swings, a bench, a … more
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