Denver Arts Week: What we love about art and culture in Denver

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By the terms of my profession, I'm privy to just about everything happening culturally in this town. But I do sometimes long for a bigger city: to walk Manhattan from end to end to end, climb the hills of San Francisco, cruise Sunset Boulevard and kneel to Chicago, the hog butcher of the world. I was born here and lived most of my life here, seen changes and things come and go. I know a whole history of things and places that disappeared and others that rose to replace them.

But as much as I loved the things that are gone -- Chappell House, Landmark's Flick Theater in Larimer Square, the Bonfils Theatre, to name a few -- I also love what Denver's become: a town full of thriving arts districts and communities, theater companies, independent designers and more. What about you? What do you love about the arts and culture in Denver? For some of OUR favorites, follow this week's Denver Arts Week coverage on Show and Tell.

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