Entries by Suzanne Yoe

Local Organizations Expand: Dream big or go home!

“Dream BIG or go home” seems to be the mantra of three of the area’s leading cultural organizations. Cleo Parker Robinson Dance, Denver Museum of Nature & Science and Miners Alley Playhouse (now Performing Arts Center) have ambitious plans for expansion. While all three organizations benefit from the citizen approved SCFD — a 0.1% sales […]

From Politics to Play: How 1960s TV Influenced Hairspray

From the 1940s to 1970, American television was comprised of three major networks — ABC, NBC and CBS. It was there that Americans turned for their news and entertainment. In every household across the country, families tuned into their one television set to watch programs together. Then, the next morning, people literally gathered around the […]

A Spy Among Us

From the archives: this article was originally published on March 22, 2023 If you Google “international intelligence agencies,” Wikipedia gives you a list that’s almost too long to count. While the fictitious 007 — Bond, James Bond — works for the non-fictitious MI6, the United Kingdom is far from the only country to have intelligence […]

A Fairy Tale for a New Generation

If you were born before 1990, your bedtime stories were likely straight out of the Grimm Fairy Tales. First published in 1812, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm put forth 200 tales over their literary career including Snow White, Cinderella and Hansel and Gretel. But Shrek was nowhere among them. Fast forward 180 years and along comes […]

DCPA Education Takes the Stage in ThesCon

If you’ve been to downtown Denver in mid-summer, you might have encountered creatures from a different planet…known locally as FAN EXPO but known nationally as Comic Con. That one weekend a year when sci-fi enthusiasts convene to embody their favorite character, meet celebrities and delve into all things comic-sci-fi-horror-anime-gaming. Fast forward six months and you […]

Musical Sounds of the Holidays

Sometimes the sounds of the season are all you need to lift your spirits and look forward with a sense of wonder and anticipation. From chorale groups to ensembles, musical performances abound throughout the metro Denver area. Fill your season with inspiring compositions from these SCFD-funded organizations. ARAPAHOE PHILHARMONIC Holly Jolly Family Concert Dec 16 […]

Make Your Holiday Merry & “Bright”

When the chill fills the air, Colorado becomes a magical place with music, festivals, ice skating and events. Put an extra sparkle into your eye when you add one of the area’s spectacular lighting displays on your “must do” holiday list. BLOSSOMS OF LIGHT Nov 17-Jan 7 from 4:30-9pm 1007 York St., Denver Tickets If […]