Matisse and Friends

Sit a Spell with “Matisse and Friends”

By Art Lavah,  Thank goodness the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. had some renovations to do. Their sprucing up means that the Denver Art Museum got the wonderful opportunity to painting-sit some beautiful masterworks with “Matisse and Friends: Selected Masterworks from the National Gallery of Art.” Running October 12 – February 8, 2015,…

Lord of the Flies

Let “Lord of the Flies” Buzz Your World

By Phil Noir, theater reviewer: Perhaps the most frightening piece of theater this reviewer has ever seen, Lord of the Flies at Denver Center bursts with energy and intensity. The talented troupe of boys and young men brings an erratic vigor that explodes across The Space Theatre. Bold, creative staging disperses the actors into the…

Happy National Noodle Day! Here's how Ignite Burgers & Bar is getting noodly -Green Chile Chicken Mac & Cheese

National Noodle Day Restaurant Roundup

Don’t you just love the wack-a-doodle holidays people come up with? Take, for instance, National Noodle Day, on Oct. 6. A day devoted to the noodle. Sure, whatever, I love noodles. Who doesn’t? And since a bunch of nice Colorado restaurants are paying homage, we figured we may as well spread the noodley-love! Here’s where…

Dia de Los Muertos

Oh Happy Day, it’s Dia de los Muertos

Faithful readers of the In Good Taste Denver blog will, no doubt have noticed that we really love Denver Botanic Gardens, a true gift to everyone who visits. I’ve had friends who live in enviable places, like, vacation destination places, say “You’re so fortunate to have this place in Denver.” We so agree! Here’s another fun…

You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up

You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up

That wonderful old Gershwin song “Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off” goes “You say tomato, I say tomahto. You say potato, I say potahto.” It goes on to suggest the disagreeing couple should just call the whole thing off but then if they part, that would break their hearts. So they agree to disagree about just…

Believe Me

Questioning Religion with “Believe Me”

By Lotta Buddah: After the abrupt ending of “Believe Me,” I turned to the person I had watched the movie with and asked “who was that movie aimed at? People in favor of organized religion or people against it?” Her answer? “Yes.” A group of somewhat aimless college dudes are looking for a quick way to make some…

Odysseo

Cavalia’s Odysseo Makes a Splash in Denver

Thanks to the behind-the-scenes preview I received recently, I had a sense of what to expect with Cavalia’s Odysseo, playing through October 12 in Denver. The little tidbits of knowledge I had learned, which I shared with you in that previous blog, added to the enjoyment when I got to see the full show. But it didn’t…