Tag Archive for: Colorado

An Incredible Team Envisions Impossible Things

Finally, after years of school, school and, yep, more school, Alex is graduating. There’s just one little problem…Alex doesn’t have a clue what’s next. But not knowing what your future holds is no reason not to celebrate. Instead, audiences are invited to join Alex for a graduation party when The Catamounts, in collaboration with Hanzon […]

Food for Thought: Local Immigrants Dish Up More than Food

“Those people.” You’ve heard that phrase uttered by individuals and you instantly know what is implied. Well, let’s chat about “those people.” Apart from indigenous peoples who were the original stewards of the soil beneath our feet, the remaining individuals who embody America are immigrants or ancestors of immigrants or ancestors of ancestors of immigrants. […]

Local Organizations Announce 2024/25 Seasons

The DCPA is just one of the many arts organizations announcing its 2024/25 season, or productions throughout 2024. By no means an exhaustive list, check out the organizations below. Or, to find more cultural organizations near you, visit scfd.org/organization. Seasons will continue to be announced throughout this spring! Arvada Center 2024/25 Season Announcement The Arvada […]

Today’s “Ladies Who Lunch”

It’s the pinnacle of the day – lunchtime. Some sip a smoothie en route to the office after a workout. Some eat at their desks, lest they lose a single moment of productivity. Some see lunch as social time, catching up on the latest with friends and frenemies. But many others use the mid-day break […]

Date Night in Downtown Denver

Clueless’s Cher meets Bridgerton’s Daphne meets…Emma at the DCPA. Jane Austen’s romantic and sharp comedy takes the stage in an irreverent, modern take on matchmaking, mischief, and marriage. Now this is date night material. While there is a plethora of restaurants in the downtown area near the Arts Complex, which ones are best suited for […]

Denver’s Best Juke Joints

The term “juke joint” emerged from the African-American culture in the South, think a ramshackle blues bar in Mississippi in the 1940s. These were also called “barrelhouses” or “shotgun shacks” and they were places where you could listen and dance to music, drink, and maybe even gamble. Although it was all about live music back […]

Beyond Cookies: Girl Scouts of Colorado Builds Courage, Confidence & Character through Theatre

Every winter, beaming girls bedecked with green sashes dutifully set up tables stacked with brightly colored boxes. Those boxes are instantly identifiable — purple for Samoas, red for Tagalongs, blue for Trefoils and, last but absolutely not least, green for Thin Mints. “The way the public sees Girl Scouts is through cookie sales,” said Katy Herstein, […]

Maggie Bofill holds one hand on her hip and a microphone in the other while standing in the middle of a colorful courtyard. There is an elaborate spread of food on a table behind her, and Stephanie Machado, Danielle Alonzo, and Luis Vega sit watching her.

Local Theatres Producing New Work

Denver residents are lucky to be immersed in art, living in the cultural hub of the Rocky Mountain West. Walking downtown, you pass performing arts stages, music venues, art museums, historical sites, cultural organizations, and so much more. A rarity in cities in recent years is the growth and support of small, local theatres. However, […]

Playwriting Lab

Colorado Companies Foster New Voices in Theatre

Theater, by its very nature, is a collaborative enterprise. But creating the raw material – the scripts themselves – can be a lonely one. Without hearing the words spoken by actors, the playwrights are left with the voices in their heads. That access to a full company of theater specialists makes the DCPA’s Colorado New […]

A line of soldiers snowshoe down a mountain in Camp Hale

Skis, Slopes and Spies: Colorado’s Camp Hale

From the archives: this article was originally published on April 13, 2023 America’s newest national monument has an intriguing history. On August 22, 2022, President Joe Biden designated 53,804 acres of National Forest Service lands in Eagle County as the  Camp Hale – Continental Divide National Monument. Much is written about the site’s history as […]