Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture
2:37 pm
Fri August 16, 2013

Soul Food Scholar reviews 'The Butler:' aspirations

Lee Daniels' fourth directing effort depicts the true story of Eugene Allen, a butler in the White House through eight presidents.  The film stars Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey portrays his wife in this passage of time story. It's a breathless race through America's civil rights history, with some Forrest Gump-like historical meet-ups.

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Arts and Culture
3:49 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

Alfre Woodard in Denver: Turnaround Arts schools

Noel Community Arts School (NCAS) at the Montbello High School campus is one of eight pilot schools for the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities "Turnaround: Arts" initiative. It's an effort to demonstrate the role of the arts in America's educational reform movement.  Actress Alfre Woodard visited Denver to be at the first day of class last week at NCAS.   Woodard sat down with KUVO to talk about their effort.

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Arts and Culture
2:49 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

80 years of "The Pec" with Anna Krantz and Carlos Lando

Anna Krantz virtually grew up at her father Jerry Krantz's lower downtown cantina and jazz establishment, El Chapultepec, which marks its 80th anniversary with events Sunday Aug. 4 through Saturday Aug. 10.

Here is the long-form interview between KUVO program director Carlos Lando and Anna Krantz, which includes recollections of old Denver, BB King, the Marsalis Family, the night U2 was turned away, and the future of "The Pec."

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