#84: Garrett Ammon Ballet Nouveau Colorado's transformation into Wonderbound is nearly complete. The forward-thinking troupe that has been dancing under the direction of visionary choreographer Garrett Ammon since 2007 will make its last appearance as BNC in April with the Colorado Symphony Orchest ... More >>
My experience with poetry slams is almost nonexistent, so someone tell me: Do most poetry slams feature awkward rap battles between goofy white guys named Lando Calrhymian and MC ChewRocka, meditation on Gungan penis, and appearances by a a marching band led by Boba Fett? Because the George Lucas ... More >>
Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim probably didn't have a literary reading in mind when they wrote "Cool" for West Side Story. But I can't help hearing those high-tension lyrics in my head -- Breeze it, buzz it, easy does it. Turn off the juice, boy! -- when I imagine what things will be ... More >>
Verse came to worse last night at the Central Library, where close to a hundred people gathered for last night's Fresh City Life poetry reading inspired by "Mustang," Luis Jimenez's blue horse sculpture out at Denver International Airport. We were in the depths of the basement, but spirits soared as ... More >>
There's an art to drinking wine; discover it from 6-9 p.m. tonight at the Denver Art Museum when the DAM Uncorked Wine Tasting presents over 250 wines from prominent domestic and international vintners. And from 6-10 p.m. on April 18, the DAM follows up with a dinner and auction. Tickets range from ... More >>
Does your pale ale go down better with some Poe, your stout with some Silverstein and your lager with some Longfellow? If so, then you and your favorite iambic pentameters might want to try Liquid Poetry, a special beer that goes on tap today at the Wynkoop Brewing Company in honor of National Poetr ... More >>
The War Rant offers strength in numbers.
Chris Ransick corrals poets to read for the blind and dyslexic.