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Art Hounds: John Denver and molten iron
Vocalist Jennifer Eckes went to check out Dennis Curley's show "Country Roads: The Music of John Denver" at Plymouth Playhouse, and says it was a treat. She was impressed by the intimate atmosphere, and how audience members were encouraged to …
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Boulder artist brings seaweed trend to plates, spas and restaurants
Jill Powers, an environmental artist known for her use of natural materials, has a multi-sensory exhibition that explores the beauty, anatomy and role of seaweeds in the web of ocean life. She's so passionate about seaweed that she has organized a …
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The Beginning
It was an eight-man tournament, all taking place on the same night in Denver. Last man standing wins. At first I thought it was a pro wrestling thing. This couldn't be for real, right? Then I looked closer and saw that it was something called “mixed …
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Colorado Theater Openings, Feb. 19-25, 2016
Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center, 721 Santa Fe Drive, Denver; 303-494-0523 or storiesonstage.org. Town Hall Arts Center's "The Man Who Came to Dinner". Feb. 19-March 20: A celebrated and acerbic theatre critic makes himself at home in an …
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'Rolling Papers' documentary gives the straight dope on Denver Post's
One enterprise that unexpectedly benefited from its location in the first of two states in the nation (Washington was the other) to make it legal was The Denver Post, Colorado's biggest newspaper, and, like this newspaper, a Digital First Media property.
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Modest Arts a New Game in Town for Youth Theater

Modest Arts a New Game in Town for Youth Theater
RINO — The Denver Metro area has a new option for youth theater, and judging by the recent production of Romeo and Juliet in a North Denver warehouse, it is high quality, edgy, innovative, and drawing committed and talented teens. Modest Arts is the …
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Biker clubs claim self-defense in deadly Denver brawl
On Friday, Denver Police and the National Western Stock Show will meet to discuss security concerns at the Colorado Motorcycle Expo. The Denver Department of Safety said debriefings like this happen after every event where the police department is used …
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Broncos' Vernon Davis combining art, wine passion with Hill Family
Davis, a 10-year NFL veteran and San Francisco 49er now with the Denver Broncos, developed a love for art at an early age. And, as much as he tried to keep it a secret, that passion spilled out in small bursts. Like most kids, he doodled whenever class …
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Colorado Performing Arts Jamboree
Everything from brand new talent to some of Colorado's best-established performers are at the annual Colorado Performing Arts Jamboree. It's a one-day … Sign up for our weekly guide to events in Denver, and never be bored again. With suggestions for …
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Artist-in-Residence: Duncan Parks
Duncan Parks uses the voluminous data of the Denver Library to create intricate drawings, and they'll be unveiled for the first time this week at the Ross-Broadway Library. Get the Things to Do Newsletter. Sign up for our weekly guide to events in …
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Mixed Martial Arts Fighter Claims He Was Paralyzed By Police During Arrest
LA JUNTA, Colo. (CBS4) – The Colorado Bureau of Investigation has launched an investigation into the La Junta Police Department following an arrest that left a 24-year-old man paralyzed. On Dec. 7 officers responded to the 400 block of Lewis Ave and …
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Critics rail as lawmakers take up Denver-metro culture funding
Sen. Pat Steadman hopes a proposal to renew arts and culture funding in the Denver metro area will be a smooth way to begin what all hope will be a calm legislative session. But a group of cultural leaders say Steadman's proposal fails to address …
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Guest Commentary: A better picture of arts education
Maria Segura is the art teacher at Denver Center for International Studies at Ford Elementary School in Denver. She worked with her 4th graders on an art history and oil pastel project on April 15, 2013. (Photo By Cyrus McCrimmon, The Denver Post).
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Groundbreaking Denver artist Jonathan "J.P." Parker dies at 87
Jonathan "J.P." Parker broke much new ground and paved many new paths during his more than six decades as a fixture in Denver's arts scene. He was one of the first African-American actors in the city, he married outside his race when that was …
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Colorado music, stage, art events and festivals starting Dec. 25, 2015
Saturday and Sunday: "A Weekend of Star Wars" – Colorado Symphony, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m. Sunday, Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver, $ 29 and up; colorado symphony.org. Wednesday: Yonder Mountain String Band – 9 p.m., Boulder Theater, Boulder, …
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