Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture
3:21 pm
Thu November 13, 2014

Starz Film Festival | Opening Night, "5 to 7"

Subzero temperatures weren’t enough to keep movie lovers from flocking to the opening night VIP reception of the 37th Starz Denver Film Festival at The Curtis hotel.

Film Festival Director Britta Erickson - as well as Executive Director Tom Botelhom and Chairman of the Board Anthony Paul - addressed the eager crowd at the opening night’s VIP Reception, thanking everyone who contributed to the festival’s success.

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Book Review
2:27 pm
Tue November 11, 2014

Pay Any Price: Risen's new book a cringe-worthy must-read

"If you want to read a book that will make you cringe, or even, perhaps, to make your hair stand on end, then Pay Any Price: Greed, Power and Endless War by James Risen is a must read.

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Arts and Culture
3:37 pm
Mon November 10, 2014

37th Starz Denver Film Festival | Nov. 12-23

As a proud event sponsor of the 37th Starz Film Festival, KUVO joins The Denver Film Society in inviting the public to "step into the story" Nov. 12 through the 23. 

The 37th Starz Film Festival will feature more than 200 movies as well as numerous parties, panels, workshops, tributes, and post-screening Q&As. 

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Jazz on Film
2:24 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Jazz on Film: A Brother with Perfect Timing

“If what I grew up with in South Africa is world music, I don’t know what it means. Perhaps it is to identify it as folklore. But what makes it separate? Satchmo said, ‘All music is folk music: I never heard a horse sing.’ The only criterion I have is whether it moves you.”

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Jazz on Film
3:16 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

Taking a Bite Out of Crime Jazz: "Anatomy of a Murder"

Jazz has found its way into Hollywood films since the early days of cinema. Big band and swing arrangements fit perfectly with the popularity of musicals, large productions and glamour that were ever-present in the films of the 1930s and 40s. However, by the time the 1950s rolled around a different kind of jazz was capturing the imagination in the country. The popularity of Bebop and Hard Bop and the birth of Cool and West Coast jazz gave filmmakers a totally different set of musical colors and textures to evoke a sense of cool, of grit, and even at times a sense of menace.

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