Arts District

5:00am

Sun September 28, 2014
Arts District

City And Symphony Agree, Public Input Needed On Boettcher's Future

Graphic rendering of the Semple Brown Design firm's proposal for the Colorado Symphony to reconfigure Boettcher Concert Hall.​
Semple Brown Design

Call it a classic landlord tenant dispute. The City of Denver and the Colorado Symphony Association don't see eye-to-eye on what to do with the aging Boettcher Concert Hall. They do concur it is time to open up the dialogue.

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5:00am

Thu September 18, 2014
Arts District

Dairy Center 'Flood' Exhibit Presents Photos Both Stark, Therapeutic

'Submerged' captured the flood waters raging in Evergreen.
Andrew Beckham

Marking a year post-flood in Colorado, The Dairy Center for the Arts is exhibiting 33 black-and-white and color photographs captured by photographers who live and work on the Front Range. In FLOOD: A Thousand Year Event, unmitigated contrasts are presented: Destruction and rebirth; restoration after loss; calamity and, oddly, the center's Curator of Visual Art and Education, Mary Horrocks notes, beauty.

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6:00am

Mon September 15, 2014
Arts District

What's An Art Car? In Short, Creativity Fueled Fun

"Phoenix the Dragon" released puffs of smoke and towered over parade spectators.
Carrie Saldo Arts District

Nearly 80 art cars, some rumbling loudly and one flicking flames aloft, cruised through Trinidad Saturday, transforming the quiet community into a sculpture gallery on wheels.

Take a look through the slideshow and you'll see vehicles from as far away as Boston participated in the second annual “ArtoCade," which was launched by resident Rodney Wood on behalf of the city's tourism board.

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5:00am

Thu September 11, 2014
Arts District

With Ken Burns' 'Roosevelts,' Watch A Little Or Watch A Lot

Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt with their children in Washington, DC, June 12, 1919.
Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library, Hyde Park, NY

They were a family that dominated early 20th century politics, occupying the halls of power in New York, the Navy and ultimately the White House – more than once. The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, could very well be the (latest) reason you drag yourself into work bleary-eyed.

When Ken Burns' latest debuts in all its seven-part, 14-hour glory, PBS will also be testing audiences' appetite for binge-watching; making the entire series available for streaming after the first episode airs.

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5:00am

Thu August 21, 2014
Arts District

Oscar-Winner Steve McQueen On ‘Truth’ In Art

Director Steve McQueen speaking at Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass.
Emily Chaplin C2 Photography

More than the sum of his film work – most notably the critically acclaimed Hunger, Shame, and 12 Years A Slave – the British-born Steve McQueen is also a distinguished visual artist. His works include sculpture, photography and video art.

McQueen’s approach shuns simplicity, challenging people to think deeply about race, ethnicity, and the nature of human conflict.

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