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The Cherry Cricket Looks Back on Seventy Years

1 year ago by Mark Antonation
Cherry Cricket general manager Kathy Huddleston and bar manager Clifton Bell have 25 combined years of experience serving customers at the venerable Cherry Creek burger joint, but that's still only a fraction of the bar's long life on East Second Avenue. The Cherry Cricket will celebrate its seventieth anniversary on...
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Another 100 Colorado Creatives: Bree Davies

11 months ago by Susan Froyd
#7: Bree Davies Give longtime Westword contributor Bree Davies a soapbox to stand on, and she’ll have something to say. We love her here because she is fearless about speaking up for Denver DIYers, neighborhoods enbattled by unwelcome change, modern feminist values, bad human behavior and other hot-button issues, no matter what...
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Titwrench Is Setting a Higher Standard for Music Festivals

12 months ago by Tom Murphy
The seventh edition of the Titwrench festival worked well in its new single day, single venue format. In fact, one of Denver's most thoughtful festivals set a strong logistical example in many ways. The entrance at Dryer Plug Studios made it easier for people coming in and out and for...
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Krewella "Unplugged" and EDM's Sexism Problem

2 years ago by Mary Willson
Over the weekend, drama prone DJ Joel Thomas Zimmerman, also-known-as Deadmau5, asked an Ultra related question that has Twitter buzzing: Did Krewella, the electronic music producing female sister-duo, fake their set? This all started when Deadmau5 tweeted "Aw man. Krewellas got them new completely wireless DJMs??? I'm jealous." During their set at...
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The Metropolitan Opera: Rusalka

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Playwright Mary Zimmerman incorporated large segments of poetry into Metamorphoses, including passages from Ovid and Rilke's extraordinary "Orpheus. Eurydice. Hermes." The poems lend the script much of its power, but they can also be a mouthful. Elocution isn't taught much these days, and many actors scorn verbal precision and fluidity...
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The Metropolitan Opera: Rusalka ENCORE

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3 years ago by Juliet Wittman
Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo. There are so many levels to Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo and such a mix of clarity and evocative ambiguity in the way these levels are presented. The play talks about the ugliness and irrationality of war and the dividing lines between cultures...
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Metamorphoses's retelling of nine myths adds up to one major hit

3 years ago by Juliet Wittman
Full fathom five thy father lies. Of his bones are coral made, These are pearls that were his eyes. Nothing of him that doth change But doth suffer a sea change Into something rich and strange. — Shakespeare, The Tempest This summer, Geoffrey Kent directed one of the best Colorado...
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3 years ago by Juliet Wittman
50 Shades of Loud. Heritage Square Music Hall will close down at the end of the year after more than two decades of hilarity in its Golden home, where a unique small company evolved an equally unique performing style. The shows are simultaneously bumbling and brilliantly staged, professional and apparently...

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