For more than a decade, the trains ran on time at Denver International Airport with no more than a few bossy reminders from Pete Smythe and Reynelda Muse that "you are delaying the departure of this train." After those two personalities exited Denver (Smythe to his final reward, Muse to work out of ... More >>
There are secrets behind the public art pieces at Denver International Airport -- and it's not what conspiracy theorists would have you believe. We checked in with DIA Exhibitions Coordinator Tim Vacca and Public Art Program Coordinator Mandy Renaud, and discovered there's a method to all the madnes ... More >>
Denver is celebrating 25 years of the city's public art program with Beyond Blue, an exhibition running through December 22 in the lobbies of the Buell Theatre and the McNichols Civic Center Building, where it held an opening reception on October 17. Many of the 46 artists who created the 75 artwork ... More >>
The public art that RTD has been commissioning for light-rail stations -- and we've been profiling this summer -- is just the latest wave of transportion related work. Stephen Batura's painting "Winter Crossing" originally hung in Union Station -- but with all the construction going on there, this p ... More >>
Mayor Michael Hancock didn't record just one new message for the DIA train -- he recorded six, which are now in rotation. Sadly, none of them are the rap version he tried the first time out, nor do any pay tribute to DIA's most famous feature: conspiracy theories.
While First Lady Mary Louise Lee was touting culture yesterday, announcing the new Bringing Back the Arts program, Mayor Michael Hancock was urging visitors to the city to catch one of Denver's seven professional sports teams in a new recording of his welcome that plays on the Denver International A ... More >>
All aboard for Denver.You know you're back in Denver when you hear that bossy voice admonish you for "delaying the departure of this train" at DIA. It belongs to 9News' Adele Arakawa, who replaced original admonisher Reynelda Muse. Likewise, the cheery "hold on" now comes from Alan Roach rath ... More >>
Full-sized photo below.The study of neighbors through lawn decoration... Now you don't have to drive all the way out to DIA to look at loopy public art. A quick trip to the Fastracks construction zone behind Union Station will have you slapping your head and screaming, "Knot again!" Behold t ... More >>
One day, in the future, robots will do our farting for us. At least, that's the impression left by this Whoopie Cushion sound sculpture at the Denver Museum of Contemporary Art, by local genius Jim Green. It runs through August 30.
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When's the last time you had a laugh-out-loud good time in an art museum? Like, never? That will all change when a show that brings out the Three Stooges in all of us opens tonight in the Project Gallery of the Museum of Contemporary Art/Denver. Denver artist Jim Green's sound-art installation, Un ... More >>
Denver's mayor tells us where to get off.
Yes, on the DIA train that’s now the voice of Denver mayor John Hickenlooper welcoming you to Denver. Pete Smythe and Reynelda Muse have also left the station, replaced by Alan Roach and Adele Arakawa. And sound artist Jim Green, who installed the original recordings fifteen years ago, didn’t st ... More >>
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