Denver’s Wonderbound Dance Company teams with musical group Chimney Choir to create a story about myth, love, and the gods amusing themselves in the mortal realm.
Public Media Arts Collaboration
Throughout the year, Colorado Public Radio, Colorado Public Television (CPT 12) and Rocky Mountain PBS are teaming up to explore the arts through a variety of lenses. The project extends a shared commitment by each organization to enrich the Colorado community with programming that’s locally focused around arts and culture. Explore these stories from the collaboration.
CPT12 looks at Wonderbound's use of dance to engage their homeless neighbors through their community program called Pari Passu – Latin for "equal footing."
We filmed and recorded a performance of "Aphrodite's Switchboard" with Rocky Mountain PBS and Colorado Public Television. Hear the concert March 10.
Still was almost spiritual when he wrote about being an artist, but he could be brash and harsh as well. All of that tension is what inspired composer Hall.
Composer Nathan Hall is fascinated with the huge, vibrant paintings of abstract painter Clyfford Still. Nathan recently set out to compose music about about Still, and combed through the painter's writings to set some of the colorful passages to music. Hear "Notes From Clyfford Still," performed by the Playground Ensemble in the CPR Performance Studio -- and hear how Nathan created the piece -- in this episode of Centennial Sounds from CPR Classical and Colorado Public Radio.