Arts & Culture

News
10:05 am
Thu May 29, 2014

Cleo Parker Robinson reflects on her friendship with Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou

Joanne Davidson of the Denver Post spoke to Cleo Parker Robinson about her first meeting with Maya Angelou, and the friendship that blossomed after working together on "Lush Life."  Read the column here.

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News
12:22 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Help Clare Church Play the Sax Again!

Clare Church
Credit Marc Sabatella

Colorado-based saxophonist Clare Church has a condition called dystonia that affects her ability to play reed instruments, but there’s a specialist and a treatment in Spain that can help, so local musicians are “Jamming for Clare.”  Jazz jam musicians are invited to play at the benefit, and jazz fans are invited to listen. This Sunday, May 4, from 4 to 7 p.m.

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Rocky Mountain PBS Shows
1:26 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

Centenarian’s Work Serves As A Gallery Of Memory

Artist Marian Busey discusses her work inside her studio..
Paul Cywilko, Arts District

Originally published on Thu April 3, 2014 5:01 am

Photographs hold time still. At 102 years-old, Marian Busey could have walls clad with copious snapshots. Instead, the artists’ memorable moments were captured by her own hand with paint and paper.

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Community Cinema
12:03 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Medora: Community Cinema from Rocky Mountain PBS

In Indiana, where life revolves around high school basketball, what happens to a community when their beloved team can no longer win a single game? Medora follows the down-but-not-out Medora Hornets varsity basketball team over the course of the 2011 season, capturing their stories both on and off the court. Riding a brutal losing streak when the film begins, the team’s struggle to compete bears eerie resemblance to the town’s fight for survival.

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Women of Soul
10:15 am
Fri April 4, 2014

"Women of Soul" - Monday on Rocky Mountain PBS

“Women of Soul: In Performance at the White House” will premiere Monday, April 7 at 9 p.m.  on Rocky Mountain PBS. This is a celebration of American women artists whose work has left an indelible and profound impact on our national musical culture, across Blues, Jazz, Soul, Rhythm and Blues and Rock and Roll. The President and Mrs. Obama welcome Aretha Franklin, Janelle Monae, Jill Scott and others to perform the songs made famous by women who overcame adversity through the power of their music. 

Here's a preview from Monday's broadcast:

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