Tag Archive for: Colorado

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 […]

Professional Dance Companies in Colorado

Message In A Bottle arrives at the Buell Theatre in February, featuring the iconic music of Sting and spectacular choreography by Kate Prince. This groundbreaking production may be a new experience for usual theatre-goers, as the story is told through movement rather than words. If you’re intrigued by the exhilarating dance and athleticism, you might […]

Sante Fe, New Mexico at sunrise

Plan Your Albuquerque to Denver Road Trip

In Cebollas, three sisters take a 10-hour road trip from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Denver, Colorado. The why of it can be revealed when you see the show, but if you find yourself with the opportunity to drive from New Mexico’s largest city to Denver’s capitol city, here are some suggestions to make it memorable. […]

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 […]

A brightly lit walkway is seen through the trees at Blossoms of Light

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 […]

A little girl smiles as she looks into a room filled with gifts at Camp Christmas

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 […]

Holiday Shopping Guide at Stanley Marketplace

Stanley Marketplace is packed with over 50 local retailers selling goods you won’t find elsewhere. This makes it a fantastic spot for holiday shopping (especially for those last minute items!). Make a holiday adventure out of what can be a stressful errand and spend a day at Stanley. Begin by checking out our restaurant guide, […]