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Colorado nonprofit coffers run dry during surge of demand sparked by coronavirus shutdown

Relief agencies are struggling to meet demand while other organizations furlough workers and rethink critical fundraising events. The Denver Dumb Friends League's Furry Scurry hopes to lure 10,000 people to a virtual dog walk on May 2.

Rauschenberg show at Museum of Outdoor Arts invites viewers to reflect, literally

“Reflections and Ruminations,” the first solo exhibition of Robert Rauschenberg’s work in Colorado since 1981, focuses on the “combines” that integrated painting, sculpture and found objects.

It’s election season. Here’s a guide to some of the best political movies

From All the President's Men to The Post, the University of Colorado Denver film critic breaks down his favorites

The people’s projector: Denver’s D&F Tower converted to artists’ canvas by “Night Lights” installation

Animations will roll over the 16th Street Mall landmark in “permanent” installation designed to spark thought provoking moments for as long as a decade.

The greatest classic Christmas movies ever, according to film critic Howie Movshovitz

And here's why "The Shop Around the Corner" is as close to perfect as movies get

David Byrne is building a neuroscience-powered hall of mirrors somewhere in Denver

The world premiere of the project from the Talking Heads frontman and the Denver Center's Off-Center will blend immersive virtual reality in a warehouse show

Colorado is home to a collection of classic Shelby muscle cars. But are they just bygone relics in the Uber era?

The new “Ford v Ferrari” movie shines a light on the romance and high point of car culture enshrined in a museum in Boulder. But it comes amid waning American interest in cars.

Movshovitz: Colorado theaters are teeming with documentaries. But what makes a good one?

You know Monet’s famous paintings, but Denver’s new exhibit provides a career-spanning look at his work

From “unfinished wallpaper” to his evolving paintings of water lilies, the display reflects an artist who was both an artistic and commercial success

Colorado had to release a health report. So it paid muralists to do it with paint.

A climate change tableau — the first of eight murals on health — is up in Fraser as the state tries to bring some color to sometimes stuffy reports.

Jared Polis doesn’t live at the governor’s mansion, but his top advisers get to stay rent-free

The private living areas at the residence still need $550,000 in renovations to upgrade them to modern standards for the first family, report says

What does music really do to us? Original Thinkers festival taps The Boss, scientists and revolutionaries for the answer

Egyptian protest musician Remy Essam, journalist Sarfraz Manzoor and researcher Bernadette Gonzalez experience music as savior, healer and peaceful weapon.

Colorado’s plan to embed arts space into historic districts may be slow to take shape. But towns are fine with that.

Creative industries are big business, but little towns are taking their time sketching plans to develop housing alongside studio space

A soldier’s plan to bomb an Indiana mosque was thwarted by a welcome that led to conversion to Islam

“The Secret Lives of Muslims” web series shares intimate perspectives of Muslim life in America and will screen during a panel at the Original Thinkers festival this weekend in Telluride.

Original Thinkers festival mines for creativity in limestone quarry near Telluride

“Otherworldly” installation hosted by Deep Creek Experimental is the mortar for lofty ideas floated 7 miles away in Mountain Village

“A Doll’s House” times two: DCPA Theatre Company experiments with epic-length production

Ibsen’s classic and a sequel written 140 years later staged together allows viewers to toggle between time periods and consider the social progress of women

Telluride’s Original Thinkers blends stories with art, music, movies, performances

“We hope people come out of this festival with not just clarity for what’s going on, but some fuel or juice to deal with everything and say ‘I can get out there make a positive impact,’” says organizer.

Oliver Herring: From MOMA, the Guggenheim and the Hirshhorn to … Auraria?

The world renowned collaborative artist is bringing a 31-day experiment to a tiny gallery at the University of Colorado Denver because he says “art should be accessible”

Colorado theater companies use drama and satire to confront racism without flinching

“Pass Over,” “Flame Broiled” aren’t easy plays, and you’ll hear the n-word, as Curious and Local Theatre take race head on

Here’s why film lovers know the Telluride Film Festival is the best on the planet

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