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Forrest Fenn, art dealer whose treasure sent hunters scouring the West, dies

Police confirmed Fenn died Monday of natural causes at his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico.


Can government investment in the arts help lift Colorado, the U.S. out of the economy’s coronavirus slump?

In light of the pandemic and resulting unemployment for creative workers, more than a few influential arts advocates have floated the idea of a New Deal for the arts.


Coronavirus killed 59,179 arts jobs in Colorado and crippled key economic and cultural engines. Can they be revived?

Local philanthropists are working on grants to support artists, venues and groups. But one study suggests reviving a massive, national New Deal-like program.


“We want to lead”: Frisco uses art to reckon with the high country’s lack of diversity

Frisco is the first known mountain community to host a Black Lives Matter mural as many cities, including Denver and Washington, D.C., have done


Telluride Film Festival canceled due to coronavirus

Organizers said Tuesday that the festival's 47th edition, scheduled for Labor Day weekend, was scuttled entirely due to the pandemic


How a new community of Black artists was born out of Denver’s police brutality protests

What started with volunteers spraying “Black Lives Matter” on temporary plywood boxes became a full-fledged exhibit in Denver’s Civic Center park


Drone. Lights. Camera. Art. “Space-time sculptures” create one-of-a-kind works of art in Colorado’s mountains

Breckenridge artist Mark Bellncula flies his LED-mounted drone through as many as 93 waypoints to create light sculptures above Colorado’s mountain landscapes.


Young turk gives venerable Mountain Gazette a second, second life

The legendarily irreverent magazine that featured the writings of Hunter S. Thompson, George Sibley and Edward Abbey was purchased by a young entrepreneur eager to revive the title that has been dormant since 2012.


Christo, artist known for massive, fleeting displays, dies at 84

Two of Christo’s planned projects did not come to fruition before he died, including Over the River, which would have involved draping translucent fabric above 42 miles of Colorado’s Arkansas River


WATCH: The Lumineers, OneRepublic, Nathaniel Rateliff and others perform coronavirus benefit show

Colorado musical acts are performing live on Friday afternoon to raise money for coronavirus relief efforts in the state.


Colorado theater companies are clinging to life and worry coronavirus will mean shows cannot go on

Some 60% of the arts groups supported by the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District are only moderately or not at all confident that they will survive


She was awaiting her Colorado Ballet curtain call. Coronavirus delayed the dance, for better and worse.

After 22 years, ballerina Chandra Kuykendall now is preparing for a finale, sometime in the future, by dancing in her bedroom, using a dresser as a barre.


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?

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