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Anna and Eugenia Kennicott

Added by yongli on 01/18/2017 - 15:49, last changed on 09/04/2021 - 12:26
Anna (1887–1963) and Eugenia Kennicott (1883–1934) grew up on a Colorado farm around the turn of the twentieth century and recorded their day-to-day lives in diaries and in rare photographic plates. Today, their chronicles of women’s experiences on a turn-of-the-century farm in the American west...

Colorado Ballet

Added by yongli on 02/15/2022 - 15:12, last changed on 10/25/2022 - 23:44
Colorado Ballet is Denver ’s leading ballet-production company. Founded in 1951 by Freidann Parker and Lillian Covillo, the organization now encompasses a thirty-one-member professional performing company, a studio company, an academy for advanced students, and an education and outreach department...

Colorado Poetry

Added by yongli on 09/30/2016 - 10:47, last changed on 10/25/2022 - 09:44
In 2007 Mary Crow, Colorado Poet Laureate from 1996–2010, wrote a “Poetic History of Colorado” suggesting five basic areas of Colorado poetry: “Western,” Chicano, Beat, performance, and experimental poetry. This essay leans on those themes she identified, with some additional thoughts. ...

Colorado Symphony

Added by yongli on 02/08/2021 - 16:31, last changed on 11/16/2022 - 00:38
The Colorado Symphony is Denver ’s main orchestra and one of the few major orchestras in the Rocky Mountain region. The organization traces its roots to the Denver Symphony, which was established in 1934 under Horace Tureman and became fully professional in 1945. Led by conductor Saul Caston , the...

Henrietta “Nettie” Bromwell

Added by yongli on 09/21/2016 - 14:13, last changed on 11/02/2022 - 06:40
Henrietta “Nettie” Bromwell (1859–1946) was a prominent artist and author active in Denver ’s social scene during the early to mid-1900s. In addition to her artistic success, she was a Denver socialite. Today, Bromwell’s legacy is her writings and artwork, especially landscape paintings. ...

Mari Sandoz

Added by yongli on 08/12/2016 - 15:07, last changed on 02/21/2023 - 06:07
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...

Opera Colorado

Added by yongli on 02/15/2022 - 15:29, last changed on 02/15/2022 - 15:29
Opera Colorado started in the early 1980s as Denver ’s main opera-production company. Founded by the husband-and-wife team of Nathaniel Merrill and Louise Sherman, the company performed at the Denver Performing Arts Complex’s Boettcher Concert Hall before moving to the new Temple Hoyne Buell...
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