Recuperatio|12 takes another step in a cultural countdown to the Biennial of the Americas

Last month's DIY Blacktop Festival in the Denver Theatre District was no fluke -- it marked the first step of Recuperatio|12: A series of twelve interdisciplinary events organized by the School of Critical Engagement. The twelve-month program will eventually align with next year's Biennial of the Americas, exploring modes of economic development for arts entrepreneurs along the way.

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Step Two will throw some deserved light on Prism Glass Works, a building full of work spaces and studios, with an evening of music, dance and performance that fires up at 7 p.m. Saturday, October 27, with a short lecture and discussion on the goals of SCE's project, followed by the fun, both serious and not-so-serious.

Along with the culture -- including performances inside and outside by the experimental dance group Control Group Productions, the music of Samarai Buck and Gemini Trajectory, and more -- there will be food trucks, and costumes and kids are both encouraged. For more information, visit the Facebook event page; tickets, $5 to $10, will be for sale at the door or visit recuperatio|12 online.

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