Archive for the ‘Art and Culture’ Category

Yesterday I posted this video on the website – to my mind it’s a document of a time in Denver, the early 1990s, when the downtown area was still pretty deserted. My buddy Ray and I used to do performance art around town under the moniker of Two Significant Guys; our general mantra was [...]

The city of Denver, led by the Denver Office of Cultural Affairs, did a great job of bringing world class art to town during the DNC through the Dialog:City program. While I would have liked to have seen some additional involvement from local artists, the program offered a thought-provoking combination of installation and performance. I [...]

Thanks to our friend Jayne we got some tickets to the big press welcome party at Elitches (Denver’s biggest amusement park, located in the Central Platte Valley near downtown). Thousands of people, music, local politicos, free beer and food. Most of our evening was spent watching adults playing midway games for free, and then walking [...]

JHH and I went to opening night of Dialog:City on Thursday, and took some photos along the way. We started off the evening at the Robischon Gallery. Here’s a shot of the gallery with DJ Spooky’s Terra Nova prints in the background. Then we went on to the kickoff of the Karaoke Convention at the [...]

Denver is getting ready for the Democratic National Convention – and the city’s artists and galleries are hoping to get some exposure along the way. An article by Kirk Johnson in the New York Times today speaks to the broader ambitions and styles that are in place, especially as expressed by public art, including Lawrence [...]

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In: Art and Culture

22 Feb 2008

I adore creature comforts. Directed by Nick Park of Wallace and Grommet fame, it’s a british export brought to america to shed light on our thoughts on the most important issues of the day. In this example Donna sent over earlier today, a consideration on the topic of art. A delightful Friday diversion.

Hadley, along with Brent Green and James Surls, is exhibiting in the current show at the Metro State Center for Visual Art. Entitled “Story”, the exhibition “brings together three artists whose artwork has a tale to tell. The exhibition is a profound collection of works that delve into created realities and visually realized narratives of [...]

Hadley sent over a link to the this site with photos by Pieter Hugo: The Hyena and Other Men. Incredible.

It’s official. Riverside Cemetery has been made an honorary RiNo. RiNo is the River North Art District. Now the only art district with its own cemetery. Read more on the RiNo blog, and read the RiNo Crow here.

Things are moving along with the Friends of Historic Riverside Cemetery project. We’ve created a blog, and today Jan was interviewed for Colorado Matters at KCFR. Also, we’ve been contacted by people from the Colorado Genealogical Society and Colorado Preservation. Hopefully we’ll have a productive meeting on November 17th. Read more or get involved at [...]


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