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“I was the audio-visual geek in high school,” said Walt Martin about his early introduction to photography. He also looked forward to the arrival of the Saturday Evening Post, with its spreads by famous photographers. A friend had taken his … more
“Alan Lomax was a folklorist, ethnomusicologist, archivist, writer, scholar, political activist, oral historian and filmmaker,” wrote his daughter, Anna Lomax Wood. He collected songs in the Mississippi Delta, Appalachia, oil fields, the … more
For the last 20 years of his life, Spanish painter Joan Miro (1893-1983) found a home on the island of Mallorca, where he could unpack and relate to his earlier paintings that had been packed away during World War II and after. He lived through … more
Painter Don Hartman's bio statement begins with a Baltimore childhood memory — the imagination kicked in early. “As a child lying in bed, I would look closely at the floral wallpaper in my room. I would find faces. They would forever change how … more
Each year, the Colorado Watercolor Society holds a competition among its members (the present count is 450), hires a well-known artist as juror and mounts a handsome exhibit of the selected pieces. The 2015 exhibit, the 24th Annual, is at Lone Tree … more
Colorado's literary community gathered on June 21 at the Doer-Hosier Center at Aspen Meadows Resort for the 2015 Colorado Book Awards, organized by Colorado Humanities, which has an office in Greenwood Village. Fourteen winners were chosen by a … more
The Lone Tree Arts Center Guild will feature “An Evening with Pat Craig” in the Mainstage theater at Lone Tree Arts Center from 7 to 9 p.m. April 16. The event is a fundraiser for both The Wild Animal Sanctuary (headed by Craig) and the … more
Writer Bridget Foley says she has “always been a storyteller.” One of several children, she grew up in Littleton — where her parents still live in the same house. She graduated from Littleton High School and attended the prestigious Tisch … more
As she grew up hearing family stories, Colorado writer Hannah Nordhaus became aware of a dramatic history surrounding her great-great-grandmother, Julia Staab. Many readers will be familiar with the classy La Posada hotel (“place of rest”) in … more
Instead of its usual First Friday opening, the Museo de Las Americas in the Santa Fe Arts District staged a “protest” Feb. 12 at its entrance, paying homage to the Brown Berets involved in the 1960s-70s Chicano Movement in Colorado, California, … more
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