Directed by one of the co-founders of Cirque du Soleil, this equestrian circus spectacle created by Cavalia productions features 62 horses, 46 circus artists and 3D projected images, all under a big-top tent the size of two football fields.
Wheeler Opera House and Isis Theater, Aspen; Crystal Theatre, Carbondale
Timed to coincide with the Rocky Mountains' fall color, this annual festival presents such films as “Limited Partnership,” a documentary that chronicles the lives of a gay couple who were married in Boulder in 1975, and “St. Vincent,” starring Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy and Naomi Watts. Academy Award winner and Denver filmmaker Daniel Junge will be the featured guest at the inaugural Documentary Spotlight series.
Sept. 18 - Oct. 4
Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center, Denver
Based on journalist Sonia Nazario’s Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting for the Los Angeles Times, this play recounts the quest of a Honduran boy looking for his mother, 11 years after she is forced to leave her family to find work in the United States.
This 12-day unjuried performing arts event brings live theater, dance, circus art, media art, cinema, visual art, spoken word, puppetry, workshops and storytelling to venues throughout downtown Boulder.
Fall River Visitor Center, Rocky Mountain National Park
Part of Rocky Mountain National Park’s Centennial Celebration, participating artists began painting plein-air in the Estes Park and RMNP area on Sept. 17, and will display a selection of their newly created work at the Fall River Visitor Center.
Directed by veteran Broadway performer and Denver resident Candy Brown, this calypso‐flavored re‐telling of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairytale “The Little Mermaid” tells the story of two different societies on a Caribbean island -- one poor, one rich.
A celebration of local agricultural producers, artists, writers and craftspeople, this festival culminates with a series of concerts at four venues Saturday night. The musical program features Colorado jam band The Williams Brothers Band and acoustic solo performer Gustavo Brett.
Boulder Open Space becomes a stage for this event, combining moderate hiking with the performances of three Edgar Allan Poe stories – "The Raven," "Tell Tale Heart" and "Fall of the House of Usher" – adapted by Colorado playwright Christine Winn.
Colorado has the country's 5th highest rate for fatal law enforcement shootings. CPR News created and analyzed a database of every shooting in which a suspect was injured or killed in the past six years. The database offers insight into trends that has surprised people throughout the criminal justice system.
Beginning March 2, CPR and KRCC will be aligning daytime weekday schedules to provide public radio listeners with a consistent listening experience along the entire I-25 corridor. As part of that change, Fresh Air returns to CPR at 2 p.m. Learn more.