Arts and Culture

Arts District
1:08 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Art at 1,500 feet in the air: nature photographer Evan Anderman

Credit evananderman.com

Evan Anderman is the son of a geologist, and growing up he observed the Rocky Mountain landscape with a different understanding than most. Years later, as an aerial photographer he still sees it differently – from thousands of feet in the air. KUVO arts reporter Carrie Saldo took to the skies with Anderman as he searched for a more subjective beauty in Colorado. 

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Jazz on Film
12:57 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

The Jazz Baroness - 2008 documentary by Hannah Rothschild

This film tells the story of the life of Pannonica Rothschild de Koneigswarter, an actual Baroness and heir of the Rothschild family fortune, her love of Thelonious Monk, and her unceasing support of jazz as an essential art form.

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Brazilian Carnaval
10:11 am
Wed March 12, 2014

Brazilian Carnaval at the Mercury Cafe

Saturday, March 15 is the day to celebrate Brazilian Carnaval at the Mercury Cafe. This is an evening full of Brazilian music, dancing and food! The director of the Bateria, Carl Dixon, and the founder of Samba Colorado, Kebrina de Jesus will be hosting several 1 hour drumming and dancing workshop beginning at 1pm.

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Book Review
12:48 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

Dr. Greer's book review: Elmore Leonard's Westerns

The late Elmore Leonard was the real, honest-to-goodness deal, as versatile and as gifted a writer as the twentieth century ever saw.  Leonard wrote westerns and mysteries, thrillers, and to top it off,    high brow literary fiction, it seems, just to prove that a writer doesn't have to be shackled by academe.

Leonard's masterful short story anthology,  (what other name could the collection possibly have), is as good a short story collection as one will find, and a short story devotee's dream. 

(listen to the audio above for the full review)

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Arts Scene
1:49 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

Month of Printmaking in Denver

Picasso woodcut

If that piece hanging on your wall is not the original, it's a print. KUVO's visual arts consultant Hilary DePolo unpacks the detailed process behind getting that nice artwork ready to hang.  Her guest on this monthly edition of "Arts Scene" (which airs on the week before "First Fridays") is Mark Lunning, owner and master printmaker at Open Press, Ltd. in Denver.

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