“One of the important functions enslaved Africans wanted this music to serve was to help them with their quest for freedom,” says DU’s Arthur Jones.
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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.
For the Cloud Atlas Project, the goals is to connect people to nature — and to get you to take a minute and look skyward.
Chris Anthony, of Avon, Colorado, has been a Warren Miller athlete for 28 years. He remembers the celebrated snow sports filmmaker.
Chris Hondros felt compelled to document people's lives as they held onto their humanity while forces beyond their control fought to destroy them.
Newman University in Wichita canceled Genevieve Waller's show "Rainbow in Reverse: Queer Kansas History" after receiving community concerns about its focus.
"Steal a Pencil For Me" sees its world premiere this week in Denver. Composer Gerald Cohen worked for years to bring it to the stage.
"American Mariachi," by Los Angeles playwright José Cruz González, was workshopped at the 2016 Colorado New Play Summit.
The new novel "An Uninterrupted View of the Sky" by Melanie Crowder tells the story of two children forced to live in prison after their father is convicted of a drug-related crime.
Organizers of the exhibition say they hope it can be an entry point for people who have never been to the opera.
Colorado artists produced a lot of great music this year, and talked with us about where it came from and what it means.
“La alma” is the Spanish word for soul or spirit.
The state's film commissioner recounts some of the biggest and best movies to come out of Colorado this year.
But overall, says auditor Tim O’Brien, “I think the city is doing a pretty good job."