Entries by Linnea Covington

Much Ado About Mediterranean Food

Dinner only needs to embrace the clever use of herbs and spices rather than words, unlike a play by William Shakespeare. You can get those by seeing the Bard’s famous play Much Ado About Nothing, a comedic act of love, lies and pride that the DCPA Theatre Company sets in Messina, Sicily. Celebrate this whimsical […]

Shop Local Makers’ Markets

At the DCPA, we know a little something about “makers.” After all, our entire Theatre Company Production Team designs, paints, builds, lights and stitches unique sets, costumes, wigs, and props all season long. So we wanted to celebrate makers — those local creators who share their passion for art. Unlike a farmers’ market, a makers’ […]

Find a Funky Place for Fitness

Get out and get moving in a place that may surprise you. Denver, and surrounding areas, offer a host of fun and funky classes in unique settings all around town, including some of our favorite cultural attractions. We’re talking yoga with butterflies in Westminster, sunrise vinyasa outside in a beautiful Denver garden, stretching inside a […]

When it has to be clean, use…vodka?

Stellar Tips For Cleaning From Theater Experts While the outfits actors and actresses wear on stage may look pristine, a lot can happen before, during, and after a show that makes them anything but. Take those little incidents and odors you deal with at home and amplify them with sweat produced from hot stage lights, […]

Dance For Your Health

While dance is something we can both do and watch for pleasure, the movement goes beyond entertainment. It’s actually good for your body and mind. “Dancing is excellent for your health, and it’s a wonderful example of an activity where art and sport meet,” said Dr. Joshua A. Metzl, MD, the head orthopedic physician for […]

Scene: An Improv Class For Teens

“Bee, beeeee!” screamed Sam Charney as they ran across the stage of the Randy Weeks Conservatory Theatre during one of the many games the improv class was doing. They ducked behind the other character on stage as Teaching Artist Heather Curran gasped, “Is there really a bee here?” “No,” said Sam, pausing the action. “I’m […]