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My former Denver Post colleague Mike McPhee has immortalized Dana Crawford, one of Denver's true visionaries, in his just-released book "Dana Crawford - 50 Years Saving the Soul of a City." Crawford … more
Walking into the Aurora Fox, one knows something festive is about to happen because the curtain on the stage is shimmery silver and looks like it's ready to dance. “La Cage aux Folles” is a musical based on a French film, a musical film and a … more
Many years ago, Denver business owners invented the Festival of Mountain and Plain, with a focus on local history, to lure folks to the downtown area. It has been revived for today's outdoor-loving, food- and entertainment-loving Coloradans as the … more
In 1965, Helen Burns called friends together and founded what is now known as the Denver Lyric Opera Guild. (There was at that time a Denver Lyric Opera.) The objective from the start was “to support aspiring young opera singers and to further the … more
The idea of the high-tech, emotionless super-soldier is so popular in movies, it's practically a convention. The “Terminator” and “Bourne” franchises, and even last year's animated “Big Hero 6,” imagine characters programmed to kill and … more
There were no signs of disappointment as the capacity crowd filed out of Fiddler's Green Amphitheater following a two-night stand by the Foo Fighters. Nearly 36,000 fans packed into the venue for each of a pair of high-energy shows Aug. 16 and … more
“In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, traveling bands were the equivalent of today's pop radio,” writes Castle Rock Town Band publicist Sean Keefe. And the true star of them all was Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show Cowboy Band, which … more
When Denver Art Museum's Gates Foundation curator of painting and sculpture, Timothy Standring, was a graduate student, he became fascinated with Italian painter/draftsman Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione — an interest that led to his doctoral … more
The Affordable Arts Festival will be held for a fourth year on the West Lawn at Arapahoe Community College in Littleton, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Aug. 30. More than 140 artists from 18 different states will display and sell their works: … more
It's not until the climax of “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.,” a colorful, Cold War-era spy thriller, that its main failing becomes clear: The plot doesn't matter. The characters don't care. The script doesn't care. And, the audience shouldn't care … more
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