Arts District

5:00am

Mon May 6, 2013
Arts District

Defunct Relocation Policy Still Impacts American Indians

Moses Brings Plenty, host of the documentary Urban Rez
Rocky Mountain PBS

The Voluntary Relocation act of 1952 was designed to decrease government spending on reservation services by transitioning Native people to urban living in cities like Dallas, Salt Lake City, Los Angeles – and Denver.

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5:00am

Wed May 1, 2013
Arts District

Is Spray Paint Spawning Social Change In Denver?

Credit Carrie Saldo / Arts District

7:09pm

Mon April 22, 2013
Arts District

Student 'Slambassadors' Hit The Mic

Student Mohammed York shaved "Slam" into his hair in honor of the Denver Public Schools Poetry Slam.
Carrie Saldo Arts District

Slam poetry was created in the mid 1980s by a Chicago construction worker and poet. The idea was to shake up the open mic poetry readings of the day and infuse it with some friendly competition.

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6:00am

Thu April 11, 2013
Arts District

Light Shed on Dark Period of Colorado History

Screen grab from the RMPBS documentary series Colorado Experience.
Rocky Mountain PBS

The National Park Service recently awarded a $29,060 grant to Colorado Preservation Inc. to help preserve a World War II Japanese American confinement site in southeastern Colorado.

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