Arts and Culture

Marcus; or The Secret of Sweet  follows a the journey of a 15-year-old experiencing mysterious dreams and gender confusion.

One of The Brother/Sister Plays, a three-part series, this play stands on its own as a seductive coming of age tale.

Learn more and purchase tickets here.

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The First Take crew investigates one of the most traditional Thanksgiving sides - green bean casserole - with help from an  NPR special.

This Midwestern-rooted dish - infamous for how people either tend to love or hate it - turns 60 this year.

Hear the full story above.

There are so many components to the Thanksgiving meal that the best strategy is to choose wines that are versatile enough to go with a myriad of dishes. 

The Mas de Daumas Gassac Frizante is a perfect example - it paired amazingly well with all the different Haystack Mountain Cheese featured on our food and wine pairing segment.  Some of the cheese was aged, some fresh and young and another, very smokey and bacon like.  The wine was a delight with them all.

Join the First Take crew each Thursday at 8:35 AM as they talk about Colorado’s cultural scene with Arts District host Carrie Saldo. Below is the summary from November 19, 2015.

The 38th annual Denver Film Festival - featuring more than 250 films and representing 39 countries - had a theme of "come sit and be swept away."

One of the festival's last screenings was "Colorado Short Documentaries: Damaged," a compilation of six shorts depicting people living on the fringes of society.