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2014 Stories by Robin Edwards

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  • Toil and Trouble

    published June 5, 2014

    Shakespeare's famously bloody play Macbeth will get a shot of estrogen starting tonight in the Betsy Stage's original new adaptation.... More >>

  • Play Right

    published May 29, 2014

    From the pen of one of the most prolific and revered living American playwrights comes the Bug Theatre’s new show, A Lie of the... More >>

  • Starry Night

    published May 22, 2014

    Space is the place for the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra’s interactive season finale, New Frontiers, which will explore the final... More >>

  • Worn Out

    published May 22, 2014

    Historian Linda Przybyszewski’s interest in mid-century women’s fashion was piqued after she happened upon a home-economics text-book... More >>

  • Belly Up

    published May 15, 2014

    “A lot of people put belly dancers in the same category as strippers,” says Melissa Brandhorst of Shimmy Mob, a national organization... More >>

  • Silent Nights

    published May 15, 2014

    The annual Chautauqua Summer Silent Film Series begins tonight with an unlikely choice: Duck Soup. And fans of the 1933 Marx... More >>

  • Baby’s on Fire

    published May 8, 2014

    The female-scream decibel level is sure to reach epic proportions tonight at the Colorado Firefighter Calendar Tryouts. “It is a... More >>

  • No Wire Hangers

    published May 8, 2014

    Although Mommie Dearest has become a cult favorite, its star wants nothing to do with the 1981 film. Faye Dunaway, who plays a raving,... More >>

  • Trial and Error

    published May 8, 2014

    Failure isn’t necessarily a bad thing, says Laura Ann Samuelson, dancer and artistic director of Hoarded Stuff Performance. “I find... More >>

  • Shaping Up

    published May 1, 2014

    For his newest installation, Hooty Hoo, artist Matt Scobey turned to a medium we see every day while walking down the street:... More >>

  • Winning at Life

    published April 24, 2014

    When author Preethi Burkholder was at a low point in her life, she turned to the library for comfort — and she found it. “I started... More >>

  • Big Change, Small House

    published April 24, 2014

    “Leaving a pair of pants out can be a tripping hazard; shoes could cause you to fall and chip a tooth,” says Dee Williams.... More >>

  • Rail Roaded

    published April 17, 2014

    The idea for Kevin Pharris's book came to him as he was leading bus tours for senior citizens, hearing them say, "When I was a child...." Pharris... More >>

  • Treasured Maps

    published April 17, 2014

    Prior to the advent of the Cartesian coordinate system for mapping, Flemish mapmaker Gerardus Mercator created maps of the world drawn not from... More >>

  • Green Day

    published March 13, 2014

    Rather than celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by downing sickly green beer at a pub this year, why not dress in your finest green duds and head to... More >>

  • The Right Light

    published March 13, 2014

    Artist and Arvada Center curator Collin Parson has always been fascinated by light. “There’s something magical about light,” he... More >>

  • Her Story

    published February 27, 2014

    “In a time when women are breaking the glass ceiling, we need to really ascend to true equality,” says Nancy Hart, explaining the... More >>

  • Mind Games

    published February 27, 2014

    Throughout his extensive career, theoretical physicist and New York Times best-selling author Michio Kaku has brought physics into the mainstream.... More >>

  • Anatomy Lessons

    published February 27, 2014

    Jessica McWhirt first encountered Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues not in a theater production or on HBO, but in a... More >>

  • Trying and True

    published February 20, 2014

    Since it premiered seventy years ago, Tennessee Williams’s The Glass Menagerie has been performed in countless incarnations... More >>

  • Highbrow Art

    published February 20, 2014

    Sixty years after her death, Mexican painter Frida Kahlo continues to capture the attention of modern audiences; she's commemorated in everything... More >>

  • More Than a Medium

    published February 20, 2014

    In the 1970s, second-wave feminists began fighting for gender equality all over the country, including Colorado. As part of that current of... More >>

  • Let's Talk About Sex

    published February 13, 2014

    Dirty mouths are encouraged tonight at Mile High Erotic Spoken Word 2: Vday Edition, the latest part of a series that welcomes people of... More >>

  • The Next Act

    published February 13, 2014

    When it began in 2005, the Boulder International Film Festival attracted 5,000 film lovers. Nearly a decade later, the four-day fest has... More >>

  • Petal Power

    published February 13, 2014

    Once, when artist Kristen Hatgi Sink was photographing a friend, she was struck by the idea of putting flowers on her model’s face. But she... More >>

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