Review: Trumbo

Review: Trumbo

Communism, cigarettes and Hollywood politics fill the air in “Trumbo.” Dalton Trumbo (Bryan Cranston) is an acclaimed screenwriter and a communist, part of the Hollywood Ten who were found in contempt of Congress in the early days of the Red Scare. After serving his time, Trumbo returns to create a web of deceit, keeping formerly […]

Skating rink rolled out in Tivoli Turnhalle

Skating rink rolled out in Tivoli Turnhalle

Tivoli Turnhalle was launched into the days of roller rinks. [ELEMENT], a board for student programming, has been organizing Wednesday’s Skate-n-Scare event, Oct. 28, since summer. “It was just a dream of mine,  turning Turnhalle into a roller rink,” said Carlie Blackworth, student programming director in [ELEMENT]. There is no place in the western U.S. […]

Project Linus enlists students to make blankets for kids

Project Linus enlists students to make blankets for kids

Blankets were only part of the warm feeling in the room. Nonprofit group Project Linus came to Auraria Campus, Oct. 26. For 20 years the charity has made blankets for children dealing with trying circumstances. Whether natural disaster, poverty, disease or any other ill tidings, Project Linus is there to give some comfort to kids. […]

“If/Then” Launch

“If/Then” Launch

If a Coloradan can’t go to New York, then Broadway will continue to bring its best to the Mile High City. Denver audiences have been the host of trial runs for major Broadway productions such as Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” in 2007 and have broken ground for the first tour of Tony winner “The Book […]

Rockies horror picture show

Rockies horror picture show

TELLURIDE, Colorado — What better way to enjoy the beauty of Colorado in October than to sit for hours on end in dimly lit theaters awaiting the next on-screen kill? For tourists in Telluride Oct. 16-18, there is no other option. With over a dozen screenings of new horror films and tens of horror shorts, […]

Protesters march against fracking

Protesters march against fracking

Local activists with model fracking rigs and banners marched from Commons Park to the State Capitol Oct. 5 protesting fracking and shaming businesses along the way. “We’re here to end fracking, it’s that simple,” said Gina Hardin, chair of 350 Colorado, a nonprofit climate change advocacy organization. The march was the final event of the […]

Shakespeare in jeans

Shakespeare in jeans

Over construction racket and hot dog orders, the words of William Shakespeare rang through the air in the Tivoli Commons. A “spontaneous” staging of “Romeo and Juliet” was brought to campus Oct. 1 by the Denver Project for Humanistic Inquiry, a series rooted in MSU Denver dedicated to bringing unique cultural experiences to Auraria Campus. […]

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