As the brass quintet launched into a sweeping rendition of an old Hollywood score, camera crews captured the historic action. This was one of the Colorado Symphony Orchestra's controversial Classically Cannabis fundraisers, possibly the first-ever symphonic marijuana celebration anywhere -- even if ... More >>
The Colorado Brewers Guild and Imbibe Denver hosted Sesh Fest, the second in their "Lovibond series" of festivals, last Saturday at Sculpture Park in the Denver Performing Arts Complex. The event highlighted "session beers," which are typically 5 percent ABV or less. That meant attendees could drink ... More >>
Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex will be the scene for tonight's Top Taco, a taco- and margarita- tasting competition with trophies to be awarded for the Top Creative, Top Traditional Taco and Best Margarita -- with a people's choice and judges' choice for each category. See al ... More >>
We've finally made it to the unofficial start of another summer. Memorial Day weekend kicks off Denver's hottest season, and we want you to be able to enjoy that extra day off without breaking the bank. To balance out the backyard barbecues and parades, hereare ten festivities that will blow you aw ... More >>
Denver loves The Book of Mormon, and the feeling is really mutual: Though the laugh-out-loud funny, touring Broadway musical from Colorado's own boy geniuses, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, is in the last week of its second run at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Denver Center Attractions announced ... More >>
#49: John Moore There is no greater friend of Denver theater than John Moore, a self-described storyteller given to telling its stories in great -- and loving -- detail. On his CultureWest.org website, the former Denver Post critic has laboriously followed the work of his friends in theater, of whic ... More >>
Many Denver theater-goers remember Jacqueline Antaramian from her roles with the Denver Center Theatre Company. During her ten years there, she starred in Mark Harelik's The Immigrant, Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit and Thornton Wilder's The Skin of Our Teeth, among others, and she was a memorable Mash ... More >>
The Mestizos food truck will be showcasing its street-style fusion cuisine at this year's Dish -- Westword's eighteenth annual food-and-drink festival taking place in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex next Thursday, September 6. Here's what to expect from the truck's unique menu:
Dish, Westword's annual eating orgy, is set for next Thursday evening, September 6 in the Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Like last year's celebration, all of the participating restaurants and trucks will be coming at the express invitation of Cafe Society scribes. One of the ... More >>
Dish: Westword's annual eating orgy is set for next Thursday evening, September 6 in the Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex. And what's a party without pizza? Sexy Pizza has accepted an exclusive invite from Cafe Society scribes to attend.
Want to see The Book of Mormon? The touring show's Denver dates in August are officially sold out, with tickets going for astronomical amounts on the web. At this point, your best bet might be to fly to New York (Jet Blue has a one-day sale today), then get in line outside the Eugene O'Neill Theatre ... More >>
Denver Center Theatre Company Artistic Director Kent Thompson has chosen his 2012-13 lineup. It contains some safe choices, some doubtless designed to appeal to high schoolers, the requisite Christmas show (not A Christmas Carol this time, but White Christmas), two scripts selected from this year's ... More >>
Celebrate the life of beloved restaurateur Noel Cunningham, founder of Strings, a champion of good works and good food, tonight at the Denver Performing Arts Complex. There will be a free public celebration from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Buell Theatre, followed by a VIP reception ($150 and up) in ... More >>
Jumping for joy over The Book of Mormon tickets.People are still comparing notes on how long they tried to log on to buy tickets for The Book of Mormon when they were available for a few brief hours on Sunday, January 22. Those who gave up on technology and simply went to the ticket windows a ... More >>
Deep in the bowels of the Denver Performing Arts Complex lies the mysterious little Jones Theatre, which sits on the backside of the complex like an afterthought. But what goes on in there? For one, there's Cult Following, a monthly improv-based (but not exactly) performance serial with this motto: ... More >>
Create Denver Week, which kicks off on May 12, will celebrate the local creative scene with a series of stylish events, including a pop-up art installation at the Spire, outdoor LED light and video projection showcases at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, food trucks, fashion, music and cra ... More >>
Hey, culture snobs: The next time you think about tossing your ticket stub to the tenth performance of Phantom, think twice. Dixons Downtown Grill, 1610 16th Street, is offering 20 percent off your tab (food only) every time you present a manager with a stub or ticket from the Denver Center ... More >>
The big news at the Henrys on Monday, July 7, was that John Ashton, known for rambling jokes about each winner and routine insults to the critic-voters, wasn’t hosting. Instead, the Buntporters -- Erin Rollman, Erik Edborg and Brian Colonna -- were there to, as they explained, "hip things up," whi ... More >>
The New Play Summit brings in fresh theater.
Fast on the heels of the announcement on Wednesday of this year's National Book Award nominations (my favorite, for the record, is Peter Hessler, for his scrupulous and fascinating Oracle Bones: A Journey Between China's Past and Present) comes our own homegrown author fte: the Colorado Book Awards, ... More >>
The Caulkins family
Swingin' from the rafters at Appaloosa Grill
Donald Seawell doesn't think the ambitious Tantalus is out of Denver's reach.
Colorado Performing Arts Hall of Fame
Why is the old Lowenstein Theater on Colfax sitting empty? Some arts activists want to know.