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Damon Runyon

Added by yongli on 08/15/2016 - 16:02, last changed on 01/07/2019 - 15:45
Damon Runyon (1880–1946) was a newspaperman, political reporter, author, screenwriter, and playwright in the early 1900s. Best known for his work after leaving Colorado, particularly Guys and Dolls , Runyon was a prolific writer during his time in Colorado, working for many of the state’s...

Harry Tuft

Added by yongli on 03/31/2017 - 14:51, last changed on 12/29/2017 - 08:06
Harry Tuft (1935–) is a Denver businessman, music promoter, educator, and proprietor of the long-standing Denver Folklore Center . As one of Denver’s enterprising musicians in the 1960s and 1970s, Tuft brought the genre of folk music and its culture to Denver and was responsible for some of Red...

Margaret Coel

Added by yongli on 01/08/2019 - 14:36, last changed on 02/13/2019 - 13:58
Margaret Coel (1937– ) is a New York Times best-selling author of both fiction and nonfiction. She is best known for her Wind River Mystery Series but has also published five nonfiction books, a book of short stories, and two additional mystery novels that take place in Denver . She is a fourth-...

Mari Sandoz

Added by yongli on 08/12/2016 - 15:07, last changed on 08/26/2017 - 16:15

Mari Sandoz, 1938

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Mari Sandoz (1896–1966) was a popular author in the early- to mid-twentieth century whose works of both fiction and non-fiction focused on life in the Rocky Mountain West. Sandoz’s work represents some of the most widely read literature concerning the American West and has done much to influence...

William Henry Jackson

Added by yongli on 01/07/2019 - 15:52, last changed on 02/21/2019 - 12:28
William Henry Jackson (1843–1942) was one of the best-known photographers of the American West. He is renowned for his photographs of Colorado’s mountain scenery, many of which show now-famous landmarks such as Mount of the Holy Cross , Garden of the Gods , Mesa Verde , and Royal Gorge . His...

Wonderbound

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Added by Greg Vogl on 07/15/2015 - 14:39, last changed on 03/16/2019 - 01:07
Based in Denver , Wonderbound was established in 2002 and has quickly grown into the second-largest professional dance company in Colorado. Originally called Ballet Nouveau Colorado and affiliated with a Broomfield -based dance school of the same name, in 2012–13 the company split with the dance...
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