Carrie Saldo

Arts District
12:04 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

"The Roosevelts:" Watch a little, or watch a lot

Credit Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library

They were a family that dominated early 20th century politics, occupying the halls of power in New York, the Navy and ultimately the White House – more than once. The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, could very well be the (latest) reason you drag yourself into work bleary-eyed.  In the audio on this post  Carrie   Saldo   speaks with First Take with Lando and Chavis (and Arturo Gomez) and shares a portion of her interview with Ken Burns about 'The   Roosevelts : An Intimate History.'

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Arts District
11:12 am
Thu August 21, 2014

Arts District: Oscar winner Steve McQueen on 'Truth' in Art

Director Steve McQueen at Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass
Credit Emily Chaplin / C2 Photography

  More than the sum of his film work – most notably the critically acclaimed Hunger, Shame, and 12 Years A Slave – the British-born Steve McQueen is also a distinguished visual artist. His works include sculpture, photography and video art.

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Arts District
12:19 pm
Wed August 6, 2014

Culturally curious? Meet Cross-Cultured

A member holds up their Cross Cultured pass en route to an event at the Denver Art Museum.
Credit Go Play Denver, via Twitter

Like many 20-somethings, Cory Montrevil is reluctant to commit to a long-term relationship.

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Arts District
3:03 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

Who's welcome at the NCIPA Pow-wow? You are

Credit Nikki Hartman, NCIPA volunteer

The notion that Pow-wows are only for Native Americans would be like saying rodeos are just for cowboys.  For more than two decades the Northern Colorado Intertribal Pow-wow Association has struggled to overcome a number of misconceptions about this celebratory and reverent event. Joie Dennis’ Fort Collins living room is lined with Native American artwork and artifacts.

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Arts District
12:30 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Over A Lifetime, Art Is Where You Make It. Even A Hotel Lobby

Credit Carrie Saldo

Longtime Denver artist Jess DuBois has created an ad-hoc studio in the lobby of the Ramada Inn on East Colfax in Denver.  A charcoal pencil, an easel, and few clip lights. DuBois is in that lobby thanks to a burst water pipe. That and a subsequent mold problem pushed him out of his longtime studio in Denver’s historic Five Points neighborhood.

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