Arts District

5:00am

Fri November 1, 2013
Arts District

Denver Arts Week Is Here To Feed The Art Malnourished

The seventh annual Denver Arts Week begins Friday night. First Friday Arts Walks, pictured here, kicks-off the event.
Denver.org

If you view arts and culture as the dreaded Brussels sprouts on the dinner plate of your youth, then Denver Arts Week is your mom saying: ‘ Try it, you might like it.’

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5:00am

Fri October 25, 2013
Arts District

Cashing In On A Good Time For A Good Cause

Artists create work on Loveland sidewalks unrelated to the topic of domestic violence, even though the event Pastels on 5th raises money for increased awareness of prevention and support for victims.
Carrie Saldo Arts District

Whether it’s invitations to gala dinners or silent auctions, fundraising and arts and culture are as synonymous as actors and the stage. Recognizing the power of the form, some event organizers are leveraging the arts to net cash for their cause.

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8:41am

Thu October 17, 2013
Arts District

Wonderbound's Latest, A Banjo Ballet Of Illusion

Dawn Fay, Associate Artistic Director of Wonderbound, teaches class to its 11 member company.
Carrie Saldo

The twang and pluck of a banjo and the swirling hands of an illusionist are not typical to ballet. But as the former Ballet Nouveau Colorado continues its transformation into Wonderbound, the atypical deepens their commitment to collaboration – both on and off the dance floor.

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6:37am

Thu October 10, 2013
Arts District

Treasonous Or Heroic? Act Of Civil War Era Slave Inspires New Book

Author Dr. My Haley with Dr. Frank Smith, director of the African American Civil War Memorial & Museum in Washington, D.C. The exhibit behind them explores the life of Mary Louvestre, whom Haley based her book on.
Courtesy of Marianne Pestana

Surrender is an act that would seem foreign to Mary Louvestre, the protagonist in author My Haley’s new historical fiction novel. The book is loosely based on a real-life act of bravery during the Civil War.

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12:04pm

Thu October 3, 2013
Arts District

Indigenous Film And Art Fest Tackles Multiculturalism Head On

Radmilla Cody, the subject of 'Hearing Radmilla,' which is being screened at the Indigenous Film and Arts Festival.
courtesy of the artist

As technology flattens the world, are distinct cultures being pressed out as well? Not if the Denver Indigenous Film and Arts Festival has anything to say about it.

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