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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Nominate “Denver’s Worst Person” for a one-way ticket out of town by John Wenzel

Uncalled Four, a Denver comedy game show inspired by the profane Cards Against Humanity party game, announced a contest to nominate "Denver's Worst Person" for a one-way ticket out of the ci…

SOURCE: Denver Post at 02:18PM
Thursday, October 27, 2016

Su Teatro welcomes season with “The Sun” by John Wenzel

The show opens Su Teatro’s 2016-2017 season.

SOURCE: Denver Post at 07:42PM
Monday, October 24, 2016

Ballot issue 4B would renew funding for culture, arts with sales tax by John Wenzel

Ballot issue 4B would reauthorize the seven-county metro area's 28-year-old Scientific and Cultural Facilities District, which funds cultural and arts institutions with a 0.1 percent sales t…

SOURCE: Denver Post at 04:48PM
Thursday, October 20, 2016

“Sleepy Hollow” finishes run at Miners Alley Children’s Theatre this weekend by John Wenzel

See Ichabod Crane in all his freaked-out glory at Miner’s Alley Playhouse, 1224 Washington Ave. in Golden.

SOURCE: Denver Post at 07:43PM
Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Emma Stone, director Damien Chazelle to attend Denver Film Fest’s “La La Land” by John Wenzel

Emma Stone co-stars in the Hollywood-set musical extravaganza alongside heartthrob Ryan Gosling in the film.

SOURCE: Denver Post at 04:30PM
Wednesday, October 12, 2016

“Breaking Bad” star Bryan Cranston on his funny, scary, heartbreaking new book ahead of Alamo visit by John Wenzel

Cranston's reputation as a humble, if intensely focused, actor seems justified in his new memoir "A Life in Parts."

SOURCE: Denver Post at 03:32PM
Friday, September 23, 2016

Denver icon Lannie Garrett steps down as head of Lannie’s Clocktower Cabaret by John Wenzel

Denver icon and entertainer Lannie Garrett, whose downtown club Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret has served as the old-school, variety-show heart of the city for the past decade, has stepped dow…

SOURCE: Denver Post at 01:42PM
Thursday, September 15, 2016

Boulder’s Lemon Sponge Cake Ballet takes on gun violence by John Wenzel

Following Denver’s first-ever public art dance piece “White Mirror” last year, Boulder’s Lemon Sponge Cake Contemporary Ballet will premiere its 55-minute new work “White Fields”…

SOURCE: Denver Post at 11:39PM
Monday, September 12, 2016

At historic moment, Denver Center for the Performing Arts looks to future by John Wenzel

As Janice Sinden begins her tenure as president and CEO of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts on Monday, she faces unprecedented challenges amid record revenue and attendance gains at…

SOURCE: Denver Post at 10:26AM
Friday, September 9, 2016

Don’t miss this: Arvada Center marks 40 years by John Wenzel

As one of the metro area’s most consistently visible, intelligently booked cultural venues, the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities has a lot to be proud of over its four-decade hist…

SOURCE: Denver Post at 12:39AM
Tuesday, September 6, 2016

“Breaking Bad” star Bryan Cranston to visit Alamo Drafthouse Littleton by John Wenzel

Emmy-winning actor and "Breaking Bad" star Bryan Cranston will visit the Alamo Drafthouse in Littleton on Oct. 17 to promote his new memoir, "A Life in Parts," the Drafthouse announced today.

SOURCE: Denver Post at 01:45PM
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Colorado takes top spots in new NEA arts-engagement study by John Wenzel

Coloradans watch movies, visit art galleries, see plays and read books more than almost any other state in the U.S., according to a wide-ranging study released today from the National Endo…

SOURCE: Denver Post at 02:46AM
Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Janice Sinden joins Denver Center for the Performing Arts as president and CEO by John Wenzel

Janice Sinden, a fourth-generation Coloradan with robust political and business connections, has been chosen as the new leader of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, the nation's larg…

SOURCE: Denver Post at 03:00AM
Thursday, July 28, 2016

More than $800,000 up for grabs with new Arts in Society grants by John Wenzel

Denver arts nonprofits can apply for individual grants of up $50,000 under a pilot program called Arts in Society starting in September.

SOURCE: Denver Post at 09:28PM
Friday, May 27, 2016

Jerry Seinfeld announces rare Colorado Springs date for July by John Wenzel

Jerry Seinfeld announces rare Colorado Springs date for July

SOURCE: Denver Post at 02:24PM

Comedy’s go-to character Lauren Lapkus on breaking in, out in showbiz by John Wenzel

Most people may not know her name, but it's increasingly hard to miss Lapkus' elastic expressions and stick-figure frame in shows like "Orange Is the New Black" and "House of Lies."

SOURCE: Denver Post at 02:24PM
Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Don't miss this: Sardonic mom-com at Pump and Dump by John Wenzel

Mother's Day: The Pump and Dump's comedy therapySaturday. Denver's nationally touring Pump and Dump show has built its success on a refreshing brand of mom-comedy that avoids bland,

SOURCE: Denver Post at 06:02PM
Thursday, March 28, 2013

"Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody" turns bestseller into musical comedy by John Wenzel

The "Fifty Shades of Grey" phenomenon sprung to life with a speed and passion that would make its main characters proud. But E.L. James' erotic fiction, which has sold more than 70 million …

SOURCE: Denver Post at 10:10PM

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