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    Now Playing - Capsule reviews of current shows

    Annie. Boulder's Dinner Theatre is at the top of its form; it has to be. How else could the company make Annie anything but a smirking sentimental bore? As everyone knows by now, the story of Annie concerns a little red-haired girl's rough life at a...

    by Juliet Wittman on July 2, 2009
  • Curious Theatre's Conviction has a fascinating premise, but doesn't live up to its promise

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    Curious Theatre's Conviction has a fascinating premise, but doesn't live up to its promise

    Oren Neeman's Conviction tells a fascinating story about the Spanish Inquisition and the 1486 persecution of Andres Gonzalez, a Catholic priest -- a member of a family that had been forced to convert from Judaism -- who finds his way back to his own...

    by Juliet Wittman on July 2, 2009
  • Steve Wilson at Emmanuel Gallery

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    Steve Wilson at Emmanuel Gallery

    The Auraria campus shifts into low gear during the summer, but that doesn't mean the Emmanuel Gallery (Lawrence Street Mall, 303-556-8337, www.emmanuelgallery.org) shuts down. On the contrary, Emmanuel uses the summer to stretch its wings, mounting ...

    on June 25, 2009
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    Capsule reviews of current exhibits

    Damien Hirst. You'd have to be living under a rock -- or have absolutely no interest in contemporary art -- not to know that Damien Hirst is a superstar, and that everything he makes is worth millions of dollars apiece. The tight solo at MCA Denver ...

    by Michael Paglia on June 25, 2009
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    Encore - Capsule reviews of current shows

    Girls Only. The trouble with Girls Only, a two-woman evening of conversation, skits, singing, improvisation and audience participation, is that it's so relentlessly nice. Creator-performers Barbara Gehring and Linda Klein have worked together for ma...

    by Juliet Wittman on June 25, 2009
  • Annie at Boulder's Dinner Theatre makes staging a production look like child's play.

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    Annie at Boulder's Dinner Theatre makes staging a production look like child's play.

    Boulder's Dinner Theatre is at the top of its form. It has to be. How else could the company make Annie -- its mandatory summer family show -- anything but a smirking, sentimental bore? Okay, maybe my personal enjoyment was helped along by the fact ...

    by Juliet Wittman on June 25, 2009
  • MCA Denver gets inked with a print exhibit from Bud Shark

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    MCA Denver gets inked with a print exhibit from Bud Shark

    MCA Denver's building was constructed with six small or mid-sized galleries (two on the first floor and four on the second), a decision that was dictated by the functional program developed by former director Cydney Payton. She laid out this idea of...

    by Michael Paglia on June 18, 2009
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    Now Showing - Capsule reviews of current exhibits

    Barbara Takenaga and Mary Ehrin. These two solos feature contemporary work that's informed by the influence of nature. Barbara Takenaga: Fade Away & Radiate, comprises a nice selection of abstracts by a New York artist who lived for many years in Co...

    by Michael Paglia on June 18, 2009
  • Chazz Palminteri tells his own coming-of-age story in A Bronx Tale

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    Chazz Palminteri tells his own coming-of-age story in A Bronx Tale

    It's funny how all discussion of the Mafia these days references The Sopranos -- that distinctive accent; Carmela's American-Italian cooking with its thick red sauces; the racism and homophobia; the women who were either protected and indulged famil...

    by Juliet Wittman on June 18, 2009
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    Home is where the art is at Germinal Stage

    Two old men are seated at a table talking. They may be on a hotel terrace, in an old-age home, at a hospital. All we know is that the place is by the sea. The men seem sad and beaten down by life; they have odd physical tics and converse in platitud...

    on June 18, 2009
  • Museo de las Americas hires Maruca Salazar

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    Museo de las Americas hires Maruca Salazar

    The board of directors of Denver's Museo de las Amricas (861 Santa Fe Drive, 303-571-4401, www.museo.org) has announced that Maruca Salazar (pictured), a well-known Colorado artist and arts educator, has been named as the institution's new director...

    by Michael Paglia on June 11, 2009
  • Article

    Now Showing - Capsule reviews of current exhibits

    Barbara Takenaga and Mary Ehrin. These two solos feature contemporary work that's informed by the influence of nature. Barbara Takenaga: Fade Away & Radiate, comprises a nice selection of abstracts by a New York artist who lived for many years in Co...

    by Michael Paglia on June 11, 2009
  • Article

    Capsule reviews of current shows

    Girls Only. The trouble with Girls Only, a two-woman evening of conversation, skits, singing, improvisation and audience participation, is that it's so relentlessly nice. Creator-performers Barbara Gehring and Linda Klein have worked together for ma...

    on June 11, 2009
  • The verdict is in: The Trial inspires a worthy play in Joseph K

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    The verdict is in: The Trial inspires a worthy play in Joseph K

    Franz Kafka's novel The Trial, in which a man is accused of an unnamed crime and, having faced all kinds of baffling and inexplicable encounters as well as a wall of bureaucratic obstruction, is eventually executed, was published in 1925. In its evo...

    by Juliet Wittman on June 11, 2009
  • There's natural beauty in the abstract work of these four artists

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    There's natural beauty in the abstract work of these four artists

    The idea of basing art on things found in nature has had many adherents over the centuries and today manifests itself in a wide array of approaches, from straight-up depictions of the landscape to abstracts made up of organically inspired shapes. ...

    by Michael Paglia on June 4, 2009
  • Go for the Gold!

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    Go for the Gold!

    The discovery of gold in Colorado inspired the Rush to the Rockies exactly 150 years ago. Although many fortune-hunters who set off on the arduous journey across the plains to Pikes Peak territory never arrived, and still more gave up on ever striki...

    by Chris Castellano on June 4, 2009
  • Article

    Now Showing - Capsule reviews of current exhibits

    Damien Hirst. You'd have to be living under a rock -- or have absolutely no interest in contemporary art -- not to know that Damien Hirst is a superstar, and that everything he makes is worth millions of dollars apiece. The tight solo at MCA Denver ...

    by Juliet Wittman on June 4, 2009
  • Quilters sews together pioneer women's stories into a satisfying whole

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    Quilters sews together pioneer women's stories into a satisfying whole

    Quilters has a strong local history. Based on the journals and remembrances of pioneer women, it was co-written by Molly Newman and Barbara Damashek in the early 1980s at the request of the Denver Center Theatre Company -- where it has now returned....

    by Juliet Wittman on June 4, 2009
  • American Muscle revs up at Pirate

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    American Muscle revs up at Pirate

    In the 1960s, the two biggest contemporary art movements, pop art and minimalism, were ideological opposites -- well, except in certain works from Andy Warhol's "Elvis" series. Pop was content-driven, riffing off everyday subject matter, while minim...

    by Michael Paglia on May 28, 2009
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    Now Showing - Capsule reviews of current exhibits

    Curiouser. Singer Gallery director Simon Zalkind is one of the top curators in town, and one of the secrets to his success is presenting artists whose efforts are worthwhile but who for some reason rarely exhibit their work. That's what's happening ...

    by Michael Paglia on May 28, 2009
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"Sometimes we itch all over. We think it's because of the gas leak," says Timmy Moen, a lanky 27-year-old with bloodshot eyes glued to League of Legends, a multiplayer video… More >>

Chuck Forsman goes solo at the DAM and Robischon Chuck Forsman goes solo at the DAM and Robischon

Although it gets plenty of attention for blockbusters like Modern Masters, the Denver Art Museum always has a raft of smaller shows on display as well. Right now there are… More >>

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Spamalot is a terrific musical, a hilarious romp through English myth and history — and a fine Aurora Fox production underlines its strengths. The fabled King Arthur sets forth accompanied… More >>

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Animal Crackers. Animal Crackers is a romp, a trifle — full of puns, malapropisms and visual jokes, and utterly, unabashedly silly. The plot is just an excuse for the crazy… More >>

Animal Crackers is a crack-up at the Denver Center

The musical Animal Crackers, starring the Marx Brothers, debuted on Broadway in 1928 and was filmed a couple of years later. It's a romp, a trifle — full of puns,… More >>

Lauri Lynnxe Murphy returns with Nest/Shed at Mai Wyn Fine Art

Lauri Lynnxe Murphy is well known here, having established her name as both an artist and an art advocate over the past two decades. But she fell off the radar… More >>

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1959. Dean Sobel, director of the Clyfford Still Museum, is the host curator for Modern Masters at the Denver Art Museum, and he's done a companion exhibit at his own… More >>

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And the Sun Stood Still. The shining strength of Dava Sobel's And the Sun Stood Still is that, at a time when the sciences have been so muddied by sloppy… More >>

Modern Masters at the DAM shines with star power

Denver Art Museum director Christoph Heinrich has a gift for understanding how to attract an audience. His secret is presenting exhibits that appeal not only to the art crowd, but… More >>

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