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Long before he was Jack Kerouac's muse for "On The Road," and "Cowboy Neal" to the Grateful Dead, Neal Cassady grew up dirt poor in pre-World War II Denver.
The $1 million award from a private donor will assist in building renovations and underwriting higher profile acts.
This week, CPR’s Arts Bureau explores a photography exhibition featuring daily life outside a revered Denver dive bar and a contemporary dance troupe’s new holiday offering.
This weekend's arts happenings around Colorado include a musical mash-up of “Moulin Rouge” and “A Christmas Carol,” and more.
Conrad Kehn's group teaches kids how to create music at an early age -- regardless of ability.
The Morrison-based painter says his demanding methods mean he captures "views rarely seen and probably never painted."
New York playwright Mike Gorman's new drama about commercial fisherman is set in Massachusetts but Colorado looms large in the minds of the characters.
In lieu of “The Nutcracker,” Denver’s Wonderbound will premiere a holiday dance production that aims to engage all of the senses.
Drew Bixby, author of “Denver’s Best Dive Bars: Diving and Drinking in the Mile High City,” tells CPR News that a guide to bars now reads more like a postmortem.
Inspired by a famous 19th century series of Japanese woodblock prints, Gary Isaacs’ photographs feature glimpses of everyday life near Colfax Avenue's revered Lion’s Lair bar.
This week, CPR’s Arts Bureau explores a photography exhibition featuring pictures taken by Bhutanese refugees and a forthcoming artists' exchange between Mexico City and Denver.
Theater auditions can be stressful not just for an actor hoping to land a gig, but equally for a director trying to fill a role.
When Charlie Burrell, one of the nation's first African-American classical musicians, left the concert hall in Denver, his white colleagues went one way, he went another.