DeVoktchKa's Shawn King may not think too highly of didactic protest songs, but he has devoted himself to Dreaming Sin Fronteras: Stories of Immigration and American Identity, a massive theatrical collaboration about "dreamers": undocumented students who have been in the United States since they wer ... More >>
At first, Alejandra Cardona Lamas couldn't have imagined that a single good thing would come out of July 20, 2012. She was among the hundreds of fans gathered for the midnight screening of The Dark Night Rises at the Century 16 multiplex in Aurora. And she was there for the mass shooting that kille ... More >>
Jose Mercado has been a man with a mission when it comes to turning inner-city kids into accomplished thespians for years now, and his ardor for what seems an impossible task never seems to diminish. It's just that he's so good at it. Mercado came from his own barrio roots; his own love of cu ... More >>
Amendment XXI, a brand-new shop at 2548 15th Street, will donate 5 percent of all sales -- fine wines, import beers, eclectic spirits -- on New Year's Eve to the Historic Elitch Theatre Foundation. "Help us return this landmark to its rightful place as a vital cultural venue in Denver," says ... More >>
Before ArtLab takes a shot at High School Musical, take a shot of tequila.
Riverfront neighbors pitch in for PlatteForum.
Any stage director worth his salt knows that it's all in the timing. Without it, the stars won't align onstage or backstage and -- horrors -- the moment will be mediocre. In the world of theater, that's the kiss of death -- a point the accomplished local director José Mercado, known for his work wi ... More >>
Bill Ritter. Politicos across Colorado are brushing up their resumes and trading rumors about who's going to Washington to join the Barack Obama administration -- and some are looking either further afield. This morning, Governor Bill Ritter will announce an economic-development mission to Japan a ... More >>
Tambien should be lively on the Day of the Dead. This weekend's Dia de los Muertos promises to be a lively time at Mezcal and Tambien, the sibling restaurants at 3230 East Colfax Avenue and Steele Street, respectively. They both have Day of the Dead sugar-skull art exhibits (by local schoolkids ... More >>
José Mercado reworks a classic Shakespearean tale.
The Boulder International Fringe Festival offers a world odyssey.
North High stages stark Blood Wedding
A Zooting Success
From the week of April 29, 2004
Heavy hitters roll for North High's show
Home from Hollywood, José Mercado is putting on a show and showing Denver what North kids can do.