Arts and Culture

The arts in Denver: Ten people to watch in 2013

The Denver Art Museum was on a roll in 2012 and it isn't slowing down in the new year, with exhibits showcasing Georgia O'Keeffe and Nick Cave's Soundsuits on their way. At MCA Denver, the Ladies Fancywork Society will soon have its day in the sun its own exhibition. The folks at the Denver County Fair will be hoping that the third time's the charm. The Month of Photography is gearing up for another run, and the Biennial of the Americas will be back this year, too. As usual, creative people are taking advantage of D-Town's nooks and crannies, its delicious blend of high- and lowbrow concerns, and will be making new, exciting artistic statements in the new year.

All this got us thinking about where Denver's cultural scene will lead us in 2013 -- and who will be at the lead. In the story that follows are ten people -- in no particular order -- who we see leading the way this year. Who do you think will change the way we look at our town in 2013? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

See also: - Twelve Denver arts flashbacks from 2012 - Fifteen best Denver ART moments in 2011 - Five choice moments from Denver's standup comedy scene in 2012

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Susan Froyd started writing for Westword as the "Thrills" editor in 1992 and never quite left the fold. These days she still freelances for the paper in addition to walking her dogs, enjoying cheap ethnic food and reading voraciously. Sometimes she writes poetry.
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