Entries by Khaleel Hayes

5 Best TV Sketch Shows

The Second City: Comedian Rhapsody will bring all the laughs and comedic antics to DCPA’s Garner Galleria Theatre from July 17 through August 11. The Second City is a feat of skits and sketches that make audience members snicker. Since 1975, this show has been the number one source of comedy and has fueled the careers of well-known […]

Lehman Brothers: The Rise and Fall of An American Dynasty

The Lehman Trilogy follows three Jewish brothers and the rise and demise of their Lehman Brothers financial conglomerate over 167 years. Let’s explore the Lehman Brothers’ timeline, which spans almost two centuries, from their humble beginnings to their success and fall. 1844-1850s  Henry Lehman arrives in America as a German emigrant. He opens a dry […]

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, […]