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“I was the audio-visual geek in high school,” said Walt Martin about his early introduction to photography. He also looked forward to the arrival of the Saturday Evening Post, with its spreads by famous photographers. A friend had taken his … more
“Alan Lomax was a folklorist, ethnomusicologist, archivist, writer, scholar, political activist, oral historian and filmmaker,” wrote his daughter, Anna Lomax Wood. He collected songs in the Mississippi Delta, Appalachia, oil fields, the … more
The big cat prowled the ridges of Rampart Range for years. A calf here, a lamb there – the huge animal took pretty much what he wanted. Tipping the scales and 160 pounds, and having paws 5 … more
Englewood Arts Presents will host pianist Stephanie Cheng in a concert at 2 p.m. Dec. 13 at Hampden Hall in the Englewood Civic Center, 1000 W. Englewood Parkway. The program will feature Beethoven's … more
For the last 20 years of his life, Spanish painter Joan Miro (1893-1983) found a home on the island of Mallorca, where he could unpack and relate to his earlier paintings that had been packed away during World War II and after. He lived through … more
“The Interview'' will go down as the satire that provoked an authoritarian dictatorship, roiled Sony Pictures in a massive hacking attack and prompted new questions of cyber warfare, corporate self-censorship and comedic audacity. The movie is … more
Louis Zamperini’s tale of surviving a vicious Japanese prisoner of war camp during World War II was unknown to many. Even when Donna Miller, a Golden native and history enthusiast, was asked nearly eight years ago if she had ever heard of Louis … more
As she grew up hearing family stories, Colorado writer Hannah Nordhaus became aware of a dramatic history surrounding her great-great-grandmother, Julia Staab. Many readers will be familiar with the classy La Posada hotel (“place of rest”) in … more
Instead of its usual First Friday opening, the Museo de Las Americas in the Santa Fe Arts District staged a “protest” Feb. 12 at its entrance, paying homage to the Brown Berets involved in the 1960s-70s Chicano Movement in Colorado, California, … more
Although there have been exhibits of beautifully illustrated and hand-bound books for hundreds of years, book art is a somewhat new concept for a show in the arts and fine crafts world. “Beyond Words: Contemporary Book Art” is a first for the … more
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