Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture
2:19 pm
Fri April 17, 2015

Colorado jazz festival season kicks off in Greeley

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Colorado's jazz festival season kicks off this weekend in Greeley.   Dana Landry, area head for Jazz Studies at the University of Colorado visited First Take to preview the 45th annual UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival.

"We are lucky to get what I view as some of the best artists in the world right here in Greeley, Colorado," said Landry.  Headliners include vocalist Deborah Brown, the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra (from the Village Vanguard in NYC), saxophonists Chris Potter and Bobby Watson and others.

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Jazz on Film
9:52 am
Fri April 17, 2015

Jazz on Film: Charles Lloyd's Transcendent Moments

“The best music causes molecular changes in the atmosphere around the players and their audience. Once you hear the music you are never the same. We go out somewhere and we don’t come back the same.”  -- Charles Lloyd

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Arts and Culture
4:45 pm
Tue April 14, 2015

Be There or Be Square | History Colorado 1968 Exhibit

Information and text from History Colorado Center
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Presented by History Colorado Center, The 1968 Exhibit brings the pivotal year in American history to life through photographs, vintage pop culture items and interactive displays.

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Live Performance
2:52 pm
Tue April 14, 2015

Su Teatro Word Fest | April 20-26

Bobby Lefebre
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Su Teatro Performing Arts and Cultural Center is hosting its 1st Ever Word Fest April 20 through 26, featuring words in all their forms!

Offering a wide range of creative performances, guests include nationally acclaimed poet and spoken word artist Bobby Lefebre who will read his first playwright Northside, tackling the topic of Denver gentrification.

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Movie Review, XicanIndie Film Fest XVII
11:40 am
Fri April 10, 2015

XicanIndie Film Fest XVII: Words of Revolution Review

XicanIndie XVII Film Fest Director Daniel Salazar (right) and Su Teatro Artistic Director Anthony J. Garcia (left) introduce Words of Revolution with the help of a friend of the director's (center).
Credit KUVO

On the opening night of XicanIndie Film Fest XVII hosted by Su Teatro Performing and Cultural Arts Center, award-winning film Words of Revolution helped kick-off the festival showcasing the best in Chicano independent films and Latino World Cinema Ap

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