The challenges of life after the Civil War are explored in 'The Whipping Man,' currently on stage at Curious Theatre Company. Pictured are actors Laurence Curry and Sean Scrutchins.
Credit Michael Ensminger, courtesy of Curious Theatre.
On the heels of the 150th anniversary of the emancipation proclamation, Curious Theatre Company has mounted The Whipping Man, a play that looks at the painful legacy of slavery in post-Civil War Richmond, Va.
A marijuana plant glows purple under grow lights at 3D Cannabis Center in Denver, Colo.
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Colorado made history when it opened up licensed marijuana retail shops. Aside from just legalizing the purchase of smoke-able marijuana, it also means pot brownies have the potential to be big business.
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, Aug. 24, 2011, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
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On Monday, January 20, 1986, people across the country celebrated the first official Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the only federal holiday commemorating an African-American. In Colorado, many will commemorate the life and legacy of the slain civil-rights leader across the Front Range.
A close-up of '(NO)stalgia,' by artist Cannupa Hanska
Credit Janine Trudell, RMPBS
The stereotype that Native American art consists of items dripping with beads and feathers and is stuck in the past is being challenged in Denver. The new exhibit Cross Currents showcases the continuous evolution of work created by contemporary Native American artists.