Tag Archive for: Community

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Headquarters as seen from the street

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance receives $4M Community Revitalization Grant

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance (CPRD), Denver’s own venerable and internally renown dance company and school, is the proud recipient of a $4 million Community Revitalization grant from Colorado Creative Industries, a division of The State of Colorado’s Office of Economic Development and International Trade. CPRD is one of eight recipients in this funding cycle, which […]

an actor dressed as a black spotted cat in the Broadway National Tour of Cats

Community: Seven Shows To Engage Kids When It’s Cold

By: Linnea Covington Even if you’re from Colorado that doesn’t mean the family wants to be outside all winter long. It gets cold and wet out there. Luckily, there are plenty of great ways to enjoy the great indoors this season, especially when it comes to exciting shows to bring your little ones to. From […]

CPRD Ensemble dancers leap in front of a blue background wearing black and red costumes

Support Black History Month in Denver

Since 1976, every United States president has designated the month of February as Black History Month. This month is meant to celebrate the achievements of African Americans and to recognize their central role in U.S. history. In Denver, there are many local activities and programs to support Black History Month.   Discover Black Artists  Denver Botanic […]

2022 Student Playwriting Competition Finalists and Winners

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is proud to announce the winning plays as part of its annual High School and Middle School Playwriting Competition, which has impacted more than 25,000 students since its inception in 2013. The DCPA’s Education & Community Engagement Department launched the playwriting program to spark interest in the […]

Celebratory Cocktails and Drinks from Our Caterers

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts has asked our catering partners to share how they rang in 2022 with a celebratory drink. Whether you’re participating in Dry January, want to experience something new, or are preparing something special for Valentine’s Day next month, they have something for you. From Serendipity Catering: Serendipity Shirley Temple […]

How to Make the Most of Your Denver Vacation

By: Katlyn Eriksen After what can only be described as a chaotic year and a half with national and international travel coming to a halt, Americans are once again exploring everything the USA, and beyond, has to offer. If you are planning your first vacation in a while, Denver is definitely a destination worth considering. Regardless […]

Out of the Box Virtual Show

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance and Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities present Out of the Box: A Virtual Celebration of Dance, streaming August 22 through 28

Fifty years ago, two young women of color put it all on the line to create a dance company in Denver, Colorado. Cleo Parker Robinson, Founder, and Schyleen Qualls Brown, new Poet-In-Residence and founding member, sought to convene community, art and dance.