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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

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

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

Tongue-in-cheek play provides theater magic

As the audience is seated, they find the suggestion of the ornate, carved, gilded frame around the stage, such as one finds in a turn-of-the-century opera house or theater. A closer look finds an … more

Metro area offers recording options

Working in a recording studio is all about capturing sound in the best and highest quality possible. So, it’s no surprise that the best way for engineers and producers to first get to know from … more

Colorado Dulcimer Festival to bring sweet sounds to Littleton venue

Two 7 p.m. evening concerts on Feb. 2 and 3 will offer the sweet music of mountain and hammered dulcimers, combined with additional instruments: fiddle, guitar, banjo and mandolin. Nationally … more

Harmony Chorale tips hat to organizer of March on Washington

Nine out of 10 people on the street don’t know who Bayard Rustin is. But Cincinnati Men’s Chorus Artistic Director Steve Milloy is out to change that. Milloy composed and arranged an original … more

ThunderRidge troupe stages winter play

Nine short plays focus on love and loss; nine couples show up for a scene each; and there are seven advanced theater students who serve as directors. Each play has a separate director. It's … more

‘Under Five Flags’ stretches from Korea to America

In “Under Five Flags” by Hackchan Rhee and Marta L. Tullis: From a small farm town in what is now North Korea, an ambitious 13-year-old boy named Sungchun started out in winter to walk “through … more
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