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    Nuevo and Improved - Chicano artists go beyond their identities in an important show at the CVA.

    The Center for Visual Art in LoDo is currently taking on the interesting -- and risky -- topic of "post-Chicano" art in the group exhibit Leaving Aztln: Rethinking Contemporary Latino and Chicano Art. It's interesting because many of the pieces in t...

    by Michael Paglia on April 14, 2005
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    Taking Their Lumps - Fire on the Mountain evokes the musical soul of Appalachian miners.

    Fire on the Mountain is an evocation of the lives of Appalachian coal miners in the first few decades of the twentieth century. Created for the Denver Center by Dan Wheetman and Randal Myler, who also directs, it is told primarily through song, with ...

    by Juliet Wittman on April 14, 2005
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    Cats. This company does as good a job with Cats as one can imagine. The dancing, choreographed by Stephen Bertles, who also directed, is seamless. The cast is lithe and graceful. They slither like snakes. They leap high and land without a sound. The...

    on April 14, 2005
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    Darkness Personified - Denver Rep's Edmond conjures up a loathsome, racist portrait.

    Edmond, currently being staged by the Denver Repertory Theatre Company, is about as nasty a play as I can imagine. When I see something that angers me this much, I usually try to figure out some interpretation I may be missing, something that justifi...

    by Juliet Wittman on April 14, 2005
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    Encore

    Cats. This company does as good a job with Cats as one can imagine. The dancing, choreographed by Stephen Bertles, who also directed, is seamless. The cast is lithe and graceful. They slither like snakes. They leap high and land without a sound. The...

    on April 7, 2005
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    Artbeat - Brief sketches of what's happening in the Denver art scene.

    Time flies, as the saying goes, but it's still hard to believe that Space Gallery (765 Santa Fe Drive, 720-904-1088) is already celebrating five years in business. Apparently, though, it's true: The current exhibit, Untold Riches, is being billed as ...

    by Michael Paglia on April 7, 2005
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    Dangerous Liaisons - A neo-feminist view of bad boys is the MCA's latest high-concept effort.

    Cydney Payton, director of Denver's Museum of Contemporary Art, has often said that one of the most important things an art show can do is to create controversy. The exhibit that's there now, Will Boys Be Boys?, is not really controversial, but it do...

    by Michael Paglia on April 7, 2005
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    Balance. Rarely has Walker Fine Art come up with an exhibit as successful as Balance, which pairs recent abstract paintings by Denver artist Don Quade with abstract sculptures by Colorado Springs-based Bill Burgess. Quade was formerly at Fresh Art G...

    on April 7, 2005
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    Modern Times - The Madwoman soars as an updated classic about greed.

    The Denver Center Theatre Company is presenting a version of The Madwoman of Chaillot, updated as simply The Madwoman and set in contemporary New York rather than Paris. The play was written by an ailing Jean Giraudoux during World War II and was fir...

    by Juliet Wittman on April 7, 2005
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    Cats. This company does as good a job with Cats as one can imagine. The dancing, choreographed by Stephen Bertles, who also directed, is seamless. The cast is lithe and graceful. They slither like snakes. They leap high and land without a sound. The...

    on March 31, 2005
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    The Vision Thing - Landscape paintings and photos are at Robischon, while art and architecture make the news.

    The landscape and the natural environment have long preoccupied artists. In a contemporary context, though, artists can't simply record the scenery; they need to comment on it, transform it. Robischon Gallery is currently presenting a pair of solos f...

    by Michael Paglia on March 31, 2005
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    Artbeat - Brief sketches of what's happening in the Denver art scene.

    Two contemporary abstraction artists, McKay Otto and Ethan Jantzer, have been given separate solos at + Gallery (2350 Lawrence Street, 303-296-0927). The two shows, Otto's Every Place and Jantzer's Bound, are very compatible, with both artists doing ...

    by Michael Paglia on March 31, 2005
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    Now Showing

    Balance. Rarely has Walker Fine Art come up with an exhibit as successful as Balance, which pairs recent abstract paintings by Denver artist Don Quade with abstract sculptures by Colorado Springs-based Bill Burgess. Quade was formerly at Fresh Art Ga...

    on March 31, 2005
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    People's Choice - El Conquistador! takes us into the brave new world of Thaddeus Phillips.

    Polonio Castro, the protagonist of Thaddeus Phillips's El Conquistador!, is a Colombian peasant living out a fantasy. Although there are similar Everyman characters in many cultures, Polonio reminds me of the humorous little men who populate Czech f...

    by Juliet Wittman on March 31, 2005
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    Speer Carriers - Paris on the Platte has more than just froth to offer.

    Paris on the Platte is a comic romp through early-nineteenth-century Denver history, focusing on Mayor Robert Speer and his dreams of "The City Beautiful." The opening -- a spoof on old-time melodrama -- doesn't quite work: It's hard to tell exactly ...

    by Juliet Wittman on March 31, 2005
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    Conversations in Clay. The ceramics exhibit at the Lakewood Cultural Center has been causing a lot of commotion ever since Lakewood City Manager Mike Rock ordered that part of a piece be removed for being "anti-American." The piece that Rock and mem...

    on March 24, 2005
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    Encore

    Always...Patsy Cline. Always ...Patsy Cline is a light, mildly entertaining evening. You get an efficiently evocative set that's divided into three parts: a down-home apartment; an old-fashioned country bar, complete with jukebox; and, in the center,...

    on March 24, 2005
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    Cut-Ups - Mel Strawn and Jeff Wenzel use fragmented imagery in separate solos on Santa Fe.

    The art world is constantly searching out fresh material, which is why there's always interest in talented artists in their twenties. But another way to come across stuff that's new is to rediscover artists who've been out of sight for a long time --...

    by Michael Paglia on March 17, 2005
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    Artbeat - Brief sketches of what's happening in the Denver art scene.

    In the center spaces of the Sandy Carson Gallery (760 Santa Fe Drive, 303-573-8585), director William Biety has installed Susan Stinsmuehlen-Amend: Mixed Media, a display of oddball, multi-part pieces made of offbeat materials. The show doesn't reall...

    by Michael Paglia on March 17, 2005
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    BOCTOK. Steve Antonio is not a former Soviet artist, although his large paintings at Capsule, the gallery part of Pod, might make you think he is one, since these neo-pop compositions depict the first generation of Soviet cosmonauts. The little room...

    on March 17, 2005
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