RSS

Arts & Culture - News

Forced by his parents to play American football while growing up in Mexico City, musician El Javi (who goes by the single name) bailed on the sport when his family relocated elsewhere in the city and he could no longer play on the team. more

Nov 1, 2017 3:48 PM People of South Denver

Martha Russo uses physical objects (many from nature, including seashells, seeds, pods and various other found objects) to “induce contemplation and reflection about our basic humanness.” Her exhibit Circumvolo runs until Dec. 29 at... more

Nov 1, 2017 3:48 PM South Denver Arts & Entertainment

Amid the international cinema and wide-ranging documentaries at the Denver Film Festival, there is always an assortment of fare with a starring role for music—films where the soundtrack might be just as important as dialogue or camera angles... more

Nov 1, 2017 3:48 PM South Denver Arts & Entertainment

Goodnight Sweet Prince is artist John Van Horn’s vision of visual experimentation through the influential lens of science fiction, comic books and film. For this viewer, it brings to mind the paintings of Vincent Van Gogh sliced, diced and blended... more

Nov 1, 2017 3:48 PM Capitol Arts & Entertainment

These Philadelphia rockers have been on the scene since 2010 but have really captured attention in the last year or so with their high-energy cover of Prince’s “Controversy” which captures the original essence of the song but with a rocking... more

Nov 1, 2017 3:48 PM South Denver Arts & Entertainment

Hailing from Nashville, this six-piece rock and roll band with a drummer and bassist who has “the power of a thousand locomotives" and a four-guitar arsenal "able to unleash a meticulous torrent of expertly crafted hooks, riffs and solos" have... more

Nov 1, 2017 3:48 PM Capitol Arts & Entertainment

It’s clear Gypsy Swing Revue (GSR) lead singer Kristi Stice fronted a big band in another life. Maybe for Duke Ellington or even Cab Calloway? (What pairings those would make.) She certainly has the chops to front one now. more

Oct 17, 2017 12:38 PM South Denver Arts & Entertainment

Australian band The Church has one major tune that they’re known for: 1988’s “Under the Milky Way.” You wouldn’t know it unless you were a fan, but the band has 25 albums to their name and have been around for over 35 years. Their most recent... more

Oct 4, 2017 2:40 PM South Denver Arts & Entertainment

When Marty Seldin accompanied his dad on a gambling junket to Las Vegas in the late 1960s, he had no idea he would one day make a living as an independent casino rep, arranging such trips at a variety of venues for loyal clients... more

Oct 4, 2017 2:40 PM People of South Denver

The struggle between American haves and have-nots is nothing new. It continues to rear its ugly head in the age of Trump and probably will always be a battle we as a society fight. As maybe you learned in your high school history classes... more

Oct 4, 2017 2:40 PM South Denver Arts & Entertainment

When viewing the exhibition Dreamlogic, it’s easy to confuse beauty with madness. The paintings that are on display at the Helikon Gallery & Studios (3675 Wynkoop) until Oct. 2, include visions of drowning merry-go-round horses (“93”), treehouses... more

Oct 4, 2017 2:40 PM Capitol Arts & Entertainment

The annual Coats for Colorado coat drive kicks off on Sunday, Oct. 1 and runs through Thursday, Nov. 30, with multiple drop off locations throughout the metro area, including all Dependable Cleaners locations. On Saturday, Nov. 12, you can also... more

Oct 4, 2017 2:40 PM Neighborhood News and Notes

October’s music schedule is almost too much for one column. It would be a major trick if you could treat yourself to even a third of this scarily chaotic bag of Halloween candy. more

Oct 4, 2017 2:40 PM Capitol Arts & Entertainment

Ty Segall releases records as often as some people buy a new wardrobe. He’s so prolific that by the time you’ve finished listening to the newest release, the next one is already on the horizon. Segall has released a new album every year for... more

Oct 4, 2017 2:40 PM Capitol Arts & Entertainment

Suzanne Kramer’s elephants are juxtaposed against a background of aquamarine blues, greens and yellows, decidedly not the typical colors one would expect to see in an African safari landscape. Inspired by a recent trip, Kramer was compelled to... more

Oct 4, 2017 2:40 PM South Denver Arts & Entertainment

If you were born prior to 1990, you might not know who Dav Pilkey is. I you know of him, you might consider him something of a god. The author behind the Captain Underpants and Dog Man series, in addition to many others, Pilkey will be at... more

Sep 19, 2017 11:27 AM Capitol Arts & Entertainment

Brett Mitchell remembers the day he discovered the genius of Ludwig van Beethoven. It was 1994 while watching the biopic Immortal Beloved with his mother. As actor Gary Oldman pantomimed one of the great piano sonatas, 15-year-old Mitchell grew... more

Sep 6, 2017 1:43 PM Capitol Arts & Entertainment

Stephen Bruner, better known as Thundercat, plays bass guitar, produces and sings. He released his third album, Drunk, this year but is also known for his work with producer Flying Lotus and thrash band Suicidal Tendencies. He also appeared on... more

Sep 6, 2017 1:43 PM Capitol Arts & Entertainment

Southern California songwriter Matt Costa drifted towards pop music at a young age, selling hundreds of thousands of records and touring the world on the strength of his debut, Songs We Sing. In the last few years, Costa has taken stock and... more

Sep 6, 2017 1:43 PM South Denver Arts & Entertainment

The popularity of the annual Gone to the Dogs juried exhibit at the Niza Knoll Gallery, which this year opened Aug. 4 and continues through Sept. 16, continues to increase, perhaps as evidenced by the fact the show has been a regular occurrence... more

Sep 6, 2017 1:43 PM South Denver Arts & Entertainment