Entries by Khaleel Hayes

Fun Local Holiday Sites for the Whole Family

A Christmas Carol, playing at the Wolf Theatre November 17 through December 24, is the classic Charles Dickens story of how Ebenezer Scrooge earned a newfound love for Christmas after encountering three distinct spirits on Christmas Eve: Christmas Past, Present and Future. There are numerous local markets, light displays and foods to help you get […]

6 Local Black-Owned Salons & Barbershops

Dig Ruth Brown’s hairstyle in Miss Rhythm — The Legend of Ruth Brown, Tina’s changing styles in TINA — The Tina Turner Musical or namesake of the diner in Clyde’s? Check out these local Black and African-American-owned salons and barbershops and turn that on-stage inspiration into your own masterpiece. THE HAIR & IMAGE STUDIO (T.H.I.S.) […]

11 Black-Owned Colorado Businesses You Should Visit

This season like many others, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts offers a rich sampling of productions written by or starring black artists, including Miss Rhythm – The Legend of Ruth Brown, TINA  — The Tina Turner Musical, Clyde’s, Hip Hop Nutcracker and MJ. To celebrate local Black entrepreneurs and creators, here are 11 […]

Firebird and Catch A Fire Bring Cleo Parker Robinson Dance and Tabanka Dance Ensemble Together for an Epic Weekend

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance and Norway-based Tabanka Dance Ensemble bring Firebird and Catch A Fire to the Ellie Caulkins Opera House September 16 and 17. Firebird captures the spirit of the Hawaiian Islands with traditional gods and goddesses, such as Pelé, the Goddess of the Volcano, King Kamehameha, Queen Lili’uokalani, and more. Cleo Parker Robinson, […]

8 Well-Known Superstitions and their Meanings

As a trick in Tim Burton’s Beetlejuice film, you have to say Beetlejuice’s name three times to make him appear. The Beetlejuice musical, playing at the Buell Theatre September 5 through 17, gives this classic film a Broadway makeover with crazy musical numbers, strong language, mature references and other behaviors from the well-known, inappropriately deranged […]