Archive for March, 2007

Best of Denver

In: Denver

30 Mar 2007

I returned from a week on the western slope suprised to find out that this very blog has won an award from Westword for “Best Blog — Cultural“. I was shocked, shocked I tell you. Really. Then I looked at the web page and found out that the readers’ choice went to ‘Slacker and Steve’. [...]

The current show at Ironton is really cool. Chelsea Hunt has created ‘an installation of miniature proportions’; it’s intelligent, humorous, and disturbing at the same time. She created engaging scenes of tiny characters with frightening figures looming over them. The same sort of figures that used to loom over me when I was a little [...]

Jan Chipchase, who I’ve never met, has a small goal. He wants to understand everything. He also says that is impossible. For me, it is impossible. For him, I’m not so sure. At the very least he appears to have been everywhere, and documented her travels with an incredible zeal. Jan works for Nokia, doing [...]

I had the chance to work as stage manager for Spalding Gray for a summer when I was working with the Illusion Theater and the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis in 1985. He was the most compelling storyteller I ever had the privilege of listening to. At the time, he was performing about eight different [...]


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