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A Special Thank You to DCPA Chairman Martin Semple

Five years ago on July 1, 2017, Martin Semple became only the third Chairman of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. Yet he was anything but new to the organization. In fact, Semple, a partner in the Denver law firm of Semple, Farrington & Everall, has been the DCPA’s legal representative since before the […]

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Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month at the DCPA

The month of May is Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month! Originally, it was only a weeklong commemoration to mark the completion of the transcontinental railroad (the majority of which was laid by Chinese immigrants) and the first Japanese immigration to the United States. By the early 1990s, the month of May was officially […]

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Bon Appetit, Bohemians! French restaurants to go with your Moulin Rouge! The Musical tickets

The spectacular engagement of Moulin Rouge! The Musical coming to The Buell June 9-26 has us in the mood for the full Parisian experience, and you cannot have that without French food. Here are a few dining experiences near the theatre to check out. French75 717 17th Street A casual French bistro with a show-stopping […]

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Denver’s Own Chicano, Latiné and Mexican Heroes

By Rowena Alegría, Chief Storyteller for the City and County of Denver Don Quixote is known for tilting at windmills, battling imaginary enemies or, if you will, taking on giants. From Denver’s earliest years – when the land that would become the Mile High City was better known as a gathering place for Ute, Cheyenne, […]

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Colorado Governor Jared Polis and the Colorado Department of Human Services kicked off “Mental Health Awareness Month” on May 2. The state joins a national movement to raise awareness about mental health, fight stigma and support the estimated 1 million Coloradans with mental health conditions and their families. As audiences witnessed in DCPA Theatre Company’s […]

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¡Comunidad, Cultura y Fiesta! A Quixote Nuevo Community Celebration

Celebrate an evening of Hispanic and Latin American arts and culture at the Quixote Nuevo community celebration — ¡Comunidad, Cultura y Fiesta! Ending the 2022 DCPA Theatre Company season with a bash, the free community celebration will bring together dance, live music, and more by fellow Denver community organizations. The event, held on June 9 […]

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2022 LTC Comedy Carnaval Will Leave ’em Laughin’

In 2012, eight Latinx theatre professionals created the Latinx Theatre Commons (LTC), a flagship program of HowlRound. Now, the group brings its 2022 LTC Comedy Carnaval to Denver June 9-11, 2022. Su Teatro will host the three-day celebration of plays, comedy, discussions, networking and late-night parties. Plus, all participants are invited to attend Chicanos Sing […]