Here's some news that ought to brighten your day -- assuming of course that you're suffering from a case of the Mondays like the rest of us and it needs brightening: A new date has been announced for Morrissey, whose previous date at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House at the beginning of November was po ... More >>
Again this year, Starz Denver Film Festival artistic director Brit Withey is offering his must-see picks for each day of the fest -- including many flicks that movie lovers might otherwise miss amid the flood of silver-screen goodies. Here, he shares his take on this evening's Opening Night film, A ... More >>
Bad news for Morrissey fans: As you've undoubtedly deduced from the headline above, the estimable crooner, who was originally slated to appear this Saturday, November 3 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House, will not be in the Mile High City this weekend. The reason: He's postponed all of the remaining ... More >>
There's a whole new batch of shows to let you know about, some of which are going on sale this week, including a new date from Breathe Carolina, as well as a rescheduled date for Mouse On Mars at Summit Music Hall, plus 3 Doors Down and Daughtry, who are co-headling the 1STBANK Center in December, a ... More >>
Well before it was a Disney cartoon, the story of a beautiful princess cursed by an evil witch to sleep for a hundred years, then awakened by the kiss of a handsome prince, was told through dance: The Sleeping Beauty was first performed as a ballet in 1890. And dancers have been charming audiences e ... More >>
"I'm really interested in finding the ways that past and present can naturally collide," says Ballet Nouveau Colorado choreographer Garrett Ammon of his new production, Carry On. "And this relationship with Paper Bird has worked so well because their music is incredibly respectful and reverent of th ... More >>
The Book of Mormon is so good that we posted Juliet Wittman's review of the August 19 opening night performance at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House the next day, rather than save it a few days for the print edition. Although tickets sold out within hours of going on sale back in January, the produce ... More >>
It's been a tough few months for Colorado, and homestate heroes Matt Stone and Trey Parker know it. On Tuesday, the South Park creators talked to press at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House about their latest success, the hugely popular and distinctly brazen comic musical The Book of Mormon, which opens ... More >>
It's the hottest ticket in town. The Tony award-winning The Book of Mormon opens its national tour at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House next Tuesday -- creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone are hometown heroes, after all -- and all the seats were sold out the first day tickets went on sale in January. ... More >>
Schmoozing and boozing -- that was the scene at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House last Friday just before the ten finalists of Galvanize's [i4c] campaign, a city-specific initiative to grow socially and environmentally impactful startups through capital, community and curriculum, would be judged Shark ... More >>
"Better cities, better entrepreneurs...and vice versa," proclaims [i4c], which is running a contest to make things better for three entrepreneurial ventures. The prime mover behind [i4c] is Galvanize, an organization founded last October that's dedicated to "growing start-ups through capital, commun ... More >>
Creating a great cocktail is a true art. And so the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver will be raising awareness of what makes a good drink -- and raising the roof in general -- at its rooftop bar all summer. But tonight kicks off a particularly important show: the Bartender in Residence program, in ... More >>
Prepare to be amazed. Prepare to be inspired. Prepare, perhaps, to reflect less favorably on your own accomplishments. It's time for TEDxMileHigh, two days of performances and events that start with the first-ever TEDxYouth@MileHigh today from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. The main event runs from 1 to 6 p.m ... More >>
This is National Small Business Week, but local entrepreneurs should think big. "Better cities, better entrepreneurs...and vice versa," proclaims [i4c], and the venture is putting its money where its mouth is, with a contest that will give three ventures not just investment money, but support that w ... More >>
DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE @ ELLIE CAULKINS OPERA HOUSE | 4.10.12 Is there a science to picking a day to start a tour, or is it all some big random coincidence? Last night's Death Cab for Cutie show at the Ellie Caulkins was sold out, and it had been for a while, actually. This was the opening night of th ... More >>
In January, the Denver branch of the national TED think tank staged its first-ever salon (and second-ever event). The evening's three hours of discussions and performances featured seven area personalities sharing their Ideas Worth Spreading -- with a couple even marking return performances with pro ... More >>
Update 1/25/12: Low, which played in Denver at the Bluebird Theater last fall, has been added to the bill. Death Cab for Cutie is kicking off its upcoming North American tour in Denver on Tuesday, April 10, at Ellie Caulkins Opera House. The band will return to the Mile High City following its dat ... More >>
Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: On the concert front, shows from Red Hot Chili Peppers and Icelantic's Winter on the Rocks featuring Atmosphere, Common, Greives Budo and Get Cryphy were announced; the Swayback, Fierce Bad Rabbit, Monroe Monroe and Juno What ... More >>
"The Artist."The Ellie Caulkins Opera House was south of capacity for the Starz Denver Film Festival's closing night, which made some degree of sense, because the flick being showcased was The Artist, which is both black-and-white and silent. Yet the film, by French director Michel Hazanavici ... More >>
"Like Crazy."The 2011 Starz Denver Film Festival's first red carpet took place last night at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House -- or, as Like Crazy director Drake Doremus called it in a Q&A that followed the screening of his casually arty, immensely likable flick, the "Macaulay Culkin Opera Hous ... More >>
The Colorado Ballet's promotional ad for Swan Lake, over Natalie Portman's face, in this crop of the Black Swan movie poster.The Colorado Ballet is going for grandeur and maybe a little Hollywood flash this season with Swan Lake, the opening production of the 2011-2012 season. Most apparent i ... More >>
Mark Gallup/Red BullThe most-hyped snowboard film of the season gets its Colorado premiere with a sold-out show at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House tonight at 8 p.m., when snowboarder Travis Rice and Brain Farm Digital Cinema director Curt Morgan bring The Art of Flight to town (there are still ... More >>
Despite their nearly two decades of golden success, Trey Parker and Matt Stone have always put on for Colorado -- magnum opus South Park, for example, is basically a fifteen-year-long-and-counting tribute to the home state -- and given that track record, we weren't surprised at all when they ... More >>
Red Bull Media House, Brain Farm Digital Cinema and Quiksilver have announced world tour dates for director Curt Morgan's latest snowboard film extravaganza The Art of Flight after unveiling a high-profile ad campaign promoting the film during X Games 17. The high-definition film (check out t ... More >>
Here's some nerdtastic news to help hype up your humpday: "Weird Al" Yankovic, the crown prince of parody, is coming back to Denver. While that's swell in itself, wait a minute -- it gets better. Guess where he's playing? Ready? Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Uh-huh. How about them apples? Send ... More >>
It was a lovely, cool evening on Friday night, as the sun went down and people began to gather in the shadow of the Spire at 14th and Champa streets in the Denver Theatre District. The second night of Create Denver Week 2011 held the promise of what would perhaps be its most ambitious display ... More >>
Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: On the concert front, we've received word that Kings of Leon is slated for a two-night stand at Red Rocks with Band of Horses, Tony Bennett is due at Ellie Caulkins and Symphony on the Rocks will feature Sarah McLachlan, among others. Meanwhile, ... More >>
Have you seen this eye-catching billboard on Champa Street just south of 14th Street? It's been dubbed the Faces of Colorado Art billboard, a collaborative effort curated by the Denver Theatre District's Art Salon. But who are the artists behind the billboard?
Neko Case (pictured) and Judy Collins headline Swallow Hill's RootsFestThis just in: Judy Collins and Neko Case will be headlining Swallow Hill's fourth annual RootsFest on Saturday, March 6 at Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Local favorites Paper Bird and Trace Bundy are also slated to perform at th ... More >>
Ken HamelArts Week plows forward tonight: Opera Colorado's special $52.80 Arts Week ticket offer is still on the table for 7:30 performances of Tales of Hoffman at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House tonight and Friday, for instance (get tickets online at Ticketmaster, using the promotional code A ... More >>
Ray LaMontangne fans who didn't score tix his sold-out solo acoustic show (the opening East Coast dates feature LaMontagne with an orchestra) on Tuesday, November 17, at Ellie Caulkins Opera House will get another shot to see the singer-songwriter on Wednesday, November 18. Tickets, which run $30 ... More >>
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The Savages kicks off the thirtieth Starz Denver Film Festival.
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