Annie

Annie the Musical

It can be a little disturbing and kind of confusing, especially for a child, by today’s viewpoint. Maybe back when the story of “Little Orphan Annie” appeared in 1924, the reaction to an abusive orphanage matron and the dramatic swing from floor-scrubbin’ orphan to movin’ on up to live with the world’s richest man (if only for…

Clouds of Sils Maria

Clouds of Sils Maria

Clouds of Sils Maria is one of those films that leaves you unsure of whether it was really deep or really simplistic. It could go either way. Was it just feeding us parallels and ironies line-by-line, scene-by-scene, showing us that, wow, life can imitate art? Or was it something way beyond that? The visually-beautiful film…

Adult Beginners

Who’s the Adult Here? “Adult Beginners”

Adult Beginners refers not only to a level of swim class but also to a stage of life in the movie of the same name. The storyline is predictable. We’ve seen the same scenario again and again – someone is riding high, crashes and burns but then finds redemption and redefinition after lots of self-loathing and…

Monday Funday

Monday Funday Feast at Session Kitchen

Doesn’t saying “Monday Funday” just make you want to do a little dance? I picture that scene in “A Charlie Brown Christmas” where the kids are dancing during pageant rehearsal. Why dance over this little rhyme? Well, it’s a tiny amusement in the midst of the day but it’s also the name of Session Kitchen’s…

You can be part of the crowd too, enjoying the concert series at ViewHouse Centennial.

The Sounds of Summer: “Music on the Green”

ViewHouse Centennial’s  Sounds of Summer “Music on the Green” summer band series returns for another season next week. Beginning on April 17th and continuing through September 25th, the series features local live music from 6-9pm every Friday night.    The Summer 2015 Lineup includes: ●      April 17 – Syndicate  ●      April 24 – That 80’s Band  ●      May 1 – The Country Music Project  ●      May…

Artisan Markets

The Artisan Marketplaces of Denver

MEET YOUR MAKER! Sure, you can buy just about anything you want from a grocery or department store (with gawd-awful lighting) or online (sight-unseen). But we love the movement toward buying locally-made goods by nice folks who had a dream and a vision and the gumption to make something themselves. Actually, it’s a very old…