Arts & Culture

The 4th EVER Word Fest - Artists of Color Summit

Apr 17, 2018
suteatro.org

Performing & Creative Artists gather at Su Teatro. Meet fellow artists from different discipline! Share your stories and your work! Eat-break bread at receptions! See outstanding performances! And most importantly grow to make your community stronger!

ODC Dance: The Velveteen Rabbit

Apr 15, 2018
newmancenterpresents.com

The Velveteen Rabbit captivates both children and adults with its celebration of the enduring power of love. Known for their athleticism and passion, the ODC dancers seamlessly navigate the many roles that bring the story to life.

The story depicts the enduring relationship between a boy and his stuffed rabbit. Told from the perspective of the rabbit who yearns to become real, the focus is the deep bond that the boy and rabbit develop over time. Despite the rabbit’s increasing shabbiness, the boy continues to love him – and their relationship perseveres and deepens.

Arvada Center presents: The Electric Baby

Apr 14, 2018
arvadacenter.org

A folktale for adults, The Electric Baby combines magic, myth, and humor to explore devastating loss and hopeful healing. Six strangers’ lives collide after a tragic car accident, forcing them to confront the secrets, hopes, and fears that haunt their lives.

At the play’s center is a mysterious baby that glows like the moon and draws the characters together as they open their hearts and rediscover that human connection, laughter and stories shared can redeem sorrow.

August Wilson's "Fences" at Lone Tree Arts Center

Apr 8, 2018
http://www.lonetreeartscenter.org

August Wilson, winner of two Pulitzer Prizes and a Tony Award, is widely regarded as one of the finest playwrights ever to write for the American stage. His American Century Cycle, which traces the African-American experience through ten plays, each set in a different decade, stands as a staggering achievement. Fences, the sixth play in the Cycle, revolves around the life of garbage collector Troy Maxson. When his rise through the Negro baseball leagues hit the ceiling of racial prejudice, Maxson turned away from a world of unfulfilled promises and denied opportunities.

Tijuana Taxi Confessions | Apr 12

Apr 5, 2018
museo.org

At one time in Southern California, Mexican taxis were a common sight as they were free to cross the border taking customers both to and from Mexico. Like other youth of their time pachucos appreciated owning their own car. Just as the taxi owners strove to customize theirs to set it apart from all of the other taxis, so did the pachucos modify theirs to project their unique style.

Contributing artist of Pachucos y Sirenas, Alfredo Cardenas, will takes us on a tour of his artist made Tijuana Taxi.

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