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Helen Bonfils

Bonfils Memorial Theatre

Added by yongli on 10/07/2016 - 16:34, last changed on 12/31/2020 - 01:07
The Bonfils Memorial Theatre on East Colfax Avenue was built by Helen Bonfils for the Denver Civic Theatre in 1953. As the first theater for live performances built in Denver in forty years, the cream-colored building staged more than 400 productions before it closed in 1986. It sat mostly...

Denver Center for the Performing Arts

Added by yongli on 02/15/2022 - 15:25, last changed on 10/25/2022 - 23:44
The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is a theatrical organization that puts on professional productions, brings Broadway shows to Denver , and offers educational programming. Established in 1979, DCPA grew out of a Denver theatrical legacy that included the University Civic Theatre and...

Elitch Gardens

Added by yongli on 08/20/2019 - 14:40, last changed on 11/02/2022 - 07:47
Elitch Gardens is an amusement park in Denver that opened in 1890 as a zoological garden and amusement park with a renowned summer stock theater. John Elitch and his wife, Mary , founded Elitch Gardens on land that was formerly Chilcott Farm in northwest Denver. When Elitch Gardens opened, it...

Helen G. Bonfils

Added by yongli on 09/14/2020 - 16:28, last changed on 10/18/2022 - 13:43
Helen Gilmer Bonfils (1889–1972) was a well-known Colorado actress, businesswoman, and philanthropist. She is best known as manager of The Denver Post and for her contributions to the theater in Colorado through her time as an actress, producer, and later benefactress of the Helen G. Bonfils...

Holy Ghost Catholic Church

Added by yongli on 10/28/2016 - 10:51, last changed on 12/22/2019 - 01:07
Located at 1900 California Street in Denver , Holy Ghost Catholic Church is known for its long tradition of ministering to downtown Denver’s poor and homeless, as well as for its Renaissance-style church building designed in 1923 by Jules Jacques Benois Benedict . For nearly twenty years, however,...
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