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The American dream and the American nightmare

I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her...

Under the dome

ARISE is in its fifth year and it’s already one of Colorado’s best-known and most successful festivals, and there’s a reason for that. It’s...

CMF ends on a high note

When you plan a summer festival, you want to end on a high note. And this year, Jean-Marie Zeitouni and the Colorado Music Festival...

Central City offers splendid mainstage productions of ‘Così fan tutte’ and...

The 2017 season of the Central City Opera (CCO) is well launched, with two splendid productions in the main theater: a musically solid and...

Classic Caesar

Man landing on the moon. The Vietnam War. Two gulf wars. VCRs. Video games. Cell phones. The Internet. Cassette tapes.  Compact discs. DVDs. AIDS....

Yet to be decided

On the morning of Tuesday, June 13, the offices at the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (BMoCA) were nearly empty. According to Ron McMahan,...

A show within a show

Some people might call Steve Hackman a rulebreaker, a rogue in the world of classical music. But the composer known best for his “mash-up”...

The art of politics

Over the past several months, the current state of politics has left many dejected. It’s a feeling that weighed heavily on Firehouse Art Center...

CMF’s mid-summer mini-fest puts the focus on French music

The mid-summer mini-festival, happily restored to the Colorado Music Festival season, this year will fill Chautauqua Auditorium with the sounds of French music —...

‘Carmen’ and ‘Così’ highlight Central City Opera’s summer season

Central City Opera (CCO) is offering two operatic mainstays in their historic 1878 opera house this summer, Bizet’s Carmen (July 8–Aug. 6) and Mozart’s...

Yes, and…

In improv — that’s improvisational theatre, but who says that? — there are no two stronger words used in tandem than “yes, and... .” What...

The universal voice

Sitting in the corner of the Dairy Arts Center’s McMahon Gallery, the band is set to play. The all-women ensemble features a diverse set...
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