JonBenét Ramsey case: Boulder police, governor respond to call for new technology to investigate her death | Crime & Justice

In a rare public statement, the Boulder Police Department is responding to a call by JonBenét Ramsey’s father to take the case out of their hands and be given to an “independent” agency. JonBenét Ramsey, who participated in child beauty pageants, was 6 years old when her parents reported her missing from their Boulder home … Read more

DCPA Theater Company to stage ‘The Color Purple’ | Arts & Entertainment

A touring production of the Broadway musical ‘The Color Purple’ came through Denver in 2009. Now it will be locally staged by the DCPA Theater Company. Courtesy photo. The Denver Center for the Performing Arts has announced part of its 2022-23 lineup of theater offerings – the seven homegrown plays and musicals that will be … Read more

Itzhak Perlman and Bernadette Peters highlight Colorado Symphony season | Arts & Entertainment

Itzhak Perlman and Bernadette Peters will perform with the Colorado Symphony. Courtesy Itzhak Perlman and Bernadette Peters web sites. The Colorado Symphony’s first full season with Peter Oundjian as Principal Conductor will include the return of legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman on Sept. 10 and a concert by Broadway legend Bernadette Peters on Nov. 12 at … Read more

It’s about time: Black women directors make local history | Arts & Entertainment

Jada Suzanne Dixon and Betty Hart are both directing plays that open within days of each other, evidence of progress in local theater representation. Photo by John Moore When the Arvada Center opened the play “Stick Fly” last night, it made Jada Suzanne Dixon the first Black female theater director in the center’s 46-year history. … Read more

Magic Moments: ‘It’s good theater karma’ | Arts & Entertainment

LITTLETON – Every non-pandemic spring since 1983, Magic Moments has presented a massive … massive! … pop-music revue that gathers able-bodied and special-needs performers of all ages on the same stage to sing, dance, ham it up, laugh, cry and commune, side by side. OK, not so massive this COVID comeback year – the cast … Read more

New COVID outbreak shuts down Arvada Center plays | Arts & Entertainment

On the same day the four resident companies that perform in the downtown Denver Performing Arts Complex announced newest they are relaxing their COVID-19 rules, a new outbreak is causing the Arvada Center to cancel the first two weeks of its production. The Arvada Center was scheduled to open the play “Stick Fly,” a generational … Read more

New COVID wave shuts down Arvada Center plays | Arts & Entertainment

On the same day the four resident companies that perform in the downtown Denver Performing Arts Complex announced newest they are relaxing their COVID-19 rules, a new outbreak is causing the Arvada Center to cancel the first two weeks of its production. The Arvada Center was scheduled to open the play “Stick Fly,” a generational … Read more