Running two nights only -- tonight and tomorrow at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts -- A Journey of the Human Spirit is an incredible three-part look at life before, during and after the Holocaust. Based on composer Viktor Ullmann and librettist Peter Kien's fifty-minute opera The Emperor o ... More >>
Denver attorney Norm Brownstein -- of Brownstein, Hyatt, Farber and Schreck -- is often referred to a political power broker. But it's his sons who've been doing the brokering of late, and unfortunately "power" isn't one of the commodities they've been trading. On Thursday, Chad Brownstein was force ... More >>
Mary Lou plays March 4.The Mizel Arts and Culture Center will launch the sixteenth annual Jewish Film Festival today. "This is our most far-reaching event," says Lisa Korsen, marketing director for MACC. "It's where we get our most diverse audience, patrons who may not be Jewish but are inter ... More >>
An important piece of Denver's cultural foundation will be revealed tomorrow night when West Side Stories, a film documenting the city's deep Jewish history, is shown at the Denver FilmCenter as part of the ongoing DocNight series. The hour-long documentary tells the story of the Eastern European tr ... More >>
Thursday, November 3, Casselman's, 720-242-8923.
I tried to figure out how old my LeBron James tree is, but I cut it open and it didn't have any rings!! I'll take my stand-up special on Comedy Central now please.If you're not basking in the glory of the Miami Heat's loss in the NBA Finals, I don't know what to tell you. The superstar-laden ... More >>
Trey ParkerTrey Parker and Matt Stone, the Colorado boys who made the big time with South Park, are used to pushing the envelope and making people mad. But they managed to make one hthalljr so angry by winning nine Tony awards, including Best Musical, for The Book of Mormon that he forgot ho ... More >>
People who grew up in a certain time can almost plot their pasts in terms of the pictures in Henry Luce's LIFE Magazine: Long before there was an internet, with its constant bombardment of instantaneous imagery, the photojournalism tableau that was LIFE was packed with the stuff of memories ... More >>
This doctored stop sign is remarkable partly in that it's persevered, untouched, for quite a long time -- most suitably, in a neighborhood where people of every faith and stripe live side by side: Africans from across the Dark Continent, South Asians, Russians, retirees, young singles, Musli ... More >>
Falling Rock Taphouse.Things are swinging in the Mile High City as just about every plane that touches down at Denver International Airport today will carry a brewer, a beer blogger or a beer lover on their way to the Great American Beer Festival, which begins tomorrow. And Denver is ready f ... More >>
Celebrate Denver Arts Week by giving in to the printed word tonight, when author and journalist Arial Sabar speaks and signs his National Book Award-winner, My Father's Paradise: A Son's Search for His Jewish Past in Kurdish Iraq, at the Mizel Center for Arts and Culture, 350 South Dahlia Str ... More >>
Like a good Jew-in-training, I've adopted a ritual of taking down a massive bowl of vermicelli noodles covered in pork before heading to my Intro to Judaism class. The eternal question, the one no rabbi can answer, is this: Who's serving up the noodles?
Theres a lot to love about Tu BAv.
Caroline Cohen. There are plenty of reasons to enjoy tonight's Jewish Women in Harmony: A Musical Evening for Women at the Shwayder Theater (350 S. Dahlia Street in the Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center). One would be the marvelous lineup of talented local songstresses. Another would be the ge ... More >>
It's that time of year again, when Jewish people everywhere stuff themselves with General Tso's and buy overpriced tickets to the latest Reese Witherspoon flick, desperate to stave off the boredom of another neon-tinted, Christ-loving holiday. But Denverites refuse to settle for such misery. Instea ... More >>
The Leah Cohen Festival of Jewish Books and Authors gets a new look.
An image from The Mother's Bones. Before all the political theater comes to town, we have some real theater. At the Boulder International Fringe Festival, now under way at several Boulder venues, at any moment you might find yourself trapped watching a miserably amateurish performance -- or stun ... More >>
Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea
This reggae ambassador's faith is all over the map.
The Yiddish Are Coming is dead on arrival.
From the week of October 6, 2005
Get out of the doghouse at macymacy.
McCormick's Fish House & Bar
No obvious joke goes untouched in this so-so remake.
Reverend Leon's Revival
The Morrison Theatre Company takes its cuts at three one-acts.
East Side Kosher Deli got bigger. But that's not necessarily better.
Ballyhoo embraces a clan's Jewishness but stops short of fully exploring bigotry.
The Artisan Center
An architectural tragedy continues south of Denver, while the Singer salutes Central and South American art.
Her great-grandparents died in the Holocaust. But Sara Salzman knows that anti-Semitism lives on -- on the Web.
John DeAndrea, Fragments
September 10 - 16, 1998