Arts and Culture

Book Review
1:24 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

Dick Cavett's new book Brief Encounters

Dick Cavett's fourth book in 40 years left plenty to talk about.  KUVO book reviewer Dr. Robert Greer called Cavett "a mover and shaker with a sharp and sometimes biting wit."  Greer take on Cavett's new book,  Brief Encounters: Conversations, Magic Moments and Assorted Hijinks: "a first rate bookend to his 1970 memoir."

Cavett's interviews with Groucho Marx, Johnny Carson, Muhammed Ali, Steve Jobs and many others are recounted in the book's 288 pages.  "Cavett was a master at controlling the conversations he had, be they musicians, writers, artists, or public figures.

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Arts and Culture
2:41 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

The making of Sand Creek Massacre documentary

One hundred fifty years ago this November 29, the Sand Creek Massacre occurred in the southeast corner of the Colorado Territory.  At first, settlers in Denver cheered the returning Colorado Volunteers.  Then details of the slain women, children and elderly men emerged.  The infamy of the events that day reverberate to this day.  Rocky Mountain PBS producer Mariel Rodriguez-McGill visited "First Take with Lando and Chavis" to describe a new one-hour television documentary, airing Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

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Arts and Culture
10:00 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Like Sunday, Like Rain | Movie Review

Starz Denver Film Festival feature "Like Sunday, Like Rain" is a touching portrayal of how music lays the framework for an unlikely friendship between an adolescent musical prodigy and struggling young woman.

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Jazz on Film
4:03 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

"Keep On Keepin' On:" Clark Terry and Justin Kauflin

The jazz documentary about trumpeter Clark Terry and his piano protege Justin Kauflin has been getting rave reviews at film and music festivals in Colorado (Boulder this spring and the Vail Jazz Party) and around the nation.  "Keep On Keepin' On" is featured as the Red Carpet Matinee this Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.  as part of the Starz Denver International Film Festival.  Kauflin will perform live after the screening at Buell Theatre.

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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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