Arts & Culture

"Women of Soul" - Monday on Rocky Mountain PBS

Apr 4, 2014

“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:

"End of the Rainbow" at Arvada Center

Mar 27, 2014

Tune in Friday afternoon at 4:30 when Erik Troe interviews Tari Kelly, the actress portraying Judy Garland in the Arvada Center's current production, "End of the Rainbow." The show runs through April 15.

About the show: It’s December 1968 and Judy Garland - with her signature cocktail of talent, tenacity and razor-sharp wit - is poised to make a triumphant comeback... or maybe not. Featuring many of her most memorable songs, this bio-drama with music will leave audiences with a tragically poignant insight to the star's final days.

  Thursday, 3/20 at 7:30 on Rocky Mountain PBS: tune in for the latest edition of Arts District.

The Contralto and a Tremelo Guitar

Mar 17, 2014

Kot, Greg. I’ll Take You There: Mavis Staples, The Staple Singers, and the March Up Freedom’s Highway. Scribner: New York. 2014.

Broadway actor Michael Milligan is touring the country with his one-man play "Mercy Killers," the saga of "Joe," a blue collar business owner whose uninsured wife is diagnosed with cancer.   This American tale is intense, and the Colorado tour (through March 14th)  is sponsored by the Health Care for All Colorado Foundation.

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