Arts and Culture

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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Arts and Culture
2:30 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

Slideshow: Larry Coryell at Dazzle Jazz

KUVO's spring news and production intern Bryan Luchene brings is this very cool slide show movie from the recent Larry Coryell show at Dazzle Jazz, featuring Joe Anderies on reeds, Chuck Lamb on keys, Bijoux Barbosa on bass, and Paul Romaine on drums.

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Arts and Culture
3:21 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Andrews Sisters revival to Normandy's 70th anniversary

A trio of Andrews Sisters-style singers has just three days left on their Kickstarter campaign to fund their trip to northern France for the 70th commemoration of the invasion of Normandy.  The group "Reveille 3" (Marnie Ward, Christine Herivel and Amy Siebert) has been together for five years, doing their WWII-era show for veterans groups and contemporary swing shows.  Ward visited "First Take with Lando and Chavis" to share the story and the music.

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Arts and Culture
3:05 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

CSO and Boettcher - it's complicated

Credit www.denverpost.com, Jamie Cotten

Maybe it's like that Facebook relationships status option, "it's complicated."  But when the Colorado Symphony Orchestra has to vacate Boettcher Concert Hall for badly-needed renovations, the long-term home of the Denver's music flagship is very much in question.  So writes Denver Post fine arts critic Ray Mark Rinaldi, who joined "First Take with Lando and Chavis" to elaborate.

Read Rinaldi's article on the CSO and Boettcher here.

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Arts and Culture
4:43 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

The New Black Takes Viewers into the Pews...

A film by Yoruba Richen

  Centering on the historic fight to win marriage equality in Maryland. The New Black takes viewers into the pews, onto the streets, and provides a seat at the kitchen table as it looks at how the African American community grapples with the divisive gay rights issues. RSVP at Rocky Mountain PBS's website to attend the Community Cinema. RMPBS/cinema.

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