Posted inArts, Business, Coloradans, COVID, Culture, Economy, Music, News

Philanthropic angels rescue some Colorado arts groups, but most still struggle under coronavirus

Everyone dreams of an angel, especially arts groups, especially during a pandemic — a generous patron to ease the financial hardships of the coronavirus crisis. So far, the best angel stories come from the Colorado Symphony and Colorado Ballet. An anonymous donor gave the symphony a $2 million gift this month that will keep its […]

Posted inBusiness, Education, News, Politics and Government, Technology

A federal proposal to limit cable-TV fees has public-access channels scrambling for survival

The devastating 416 Fire that burned 54,000 acres north of Durango last summer had residents scrambling for updates. They found them on DGOV TV, the community television channel run by Durango city employees. The channel put regular programming on hold June 1 and aired only emergency information for the rest of the month. And it […]

Posted inOpinion, Opinion Columns

Opinion: Content creation is changing, and public access media must evolve, too

Just like bookstores and video rental outlets, radio stations, television stations and newspapers are being forced to reinvent themselves to ensure long-term stability, the City and County of Denver is taking an innovative approach to modernize public access media. The city is ensuring that public access media remains relevant and accessible by adapting to rapidly […]