For kids, that is.
One has to be pretty sophisticated to even be willing to enter into the kind of dialogue that contemporary art sets up, she explains. And when you do something about fatherhood, to me it doesnt work to leave the kids out. So we wanted to include the families and the children in this event in some way.
Luckily, Doyle-Maiers husband, Christopher Maier, is a veteran Denver storyteller with loads of kid experience. So tonights Stories About Dads and Their Kids will feature contemporary folk tales, traditional African stories and selections from Maiers original The Joseph Diaries, about the biblical underdog.
Stories, because theyre narrative and interactive and told for the audience that is specifically there, theres an accessibility to that, Doyle-Maier notes. The program, which is free, starts at 7 p.m. at Edge, 3658 Navajo Street; the exhibit runs through December 19. Find more information at http://edgeart.org or by calling 303-477-7173.
Fri., Dec. 17, 7 p.m., 2010