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3:16 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

Denver Center Theatre: Animal Crackers

Jim Ferris as Captain Jeffrey T. Spaulding (Groucho)
Credit Jennifer M. Koskinen / www.ColoradoDrama.com

Let's go back to the public stage in the late '20's and early '30's, during the transition between Vaudeville and musical theatre, when a variety of great acts were woven together with a comedic premise, providing evenings of great hilarity, virtuosity, and social commentary.  No one had more fun with this form than the Marx brothers—Groucho, Harpo, Chico, and Zeppo—on stage and then on film.  In the Denver Center Theatre Company's current production of Animal Crackers—a 1928 stage musical and 1930 film—we have the pleasure of experiencing the charm and zaniness that made this bunch of goof

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Arts and Culture
3:00 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

Message of Harmony: chorale's singing overcomes bullying

Harmony: A Colorado Chorale’s spring concerts ("Imagine - Songs of Hope and Change") in Fort Collins and Denver this May offer  a fresh and fun musical perspective on bullying from the all-inclusive choir, offering some hope, especially for LGBTQ youth.

Chorale director Bill Loper visited First Take to tell the story of the chorale and how their singing lifts audiences from the burden of hate.

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Arts and Culture
2:39 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

Denver's new public art campaign: P.S. You Are Here

Denver Arts & Venues has a new project to revitalize neighborhoods through the arts.  It’s called “P.S. You Are Here.” Lisa Gedgaudas tells First Take the City of Denver hopes the pilot initiative will cultivate collaborative, community-driven, outdoor projects in Denver’s public spaces.

The proposal submission deadline is May 30, 2014.

official P.S. You Are Here website

Music on this feature by Plas Johnson with Ray Brown and Herb Ellis, "Parking Lot Blues," from the CD The Blues.

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Pledge Drive
8:30 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Thursday Morning Match!

From 7am till noon today - Thursday, April 24 -  Thursday Morning Match!

Every single pledge to KUVO - at ANY LEVEL - will be matched - Dollar for Dollar.

When you pledge $100, KUVO gets $200! What's better than that?

PLEDGE ONLINE or CALL 800-574-5886.

You may receive station gifts for pledging. And extra gifts for paying with a debit or credit card, or Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)

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Provizer's Jazz Notes
6:44 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Music in the Major Leagues: Provizer's Jazz Notes

Joe Lovano, at Dazzle this weekend with Us Five.

            

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