Alive, Well & Prospering, Noche de Museo, Museo de las Americas Celebrates Art, Community & Perseverance

It all started back in 1991. The Art World was not welcoming to communities of color, including Latinos in Denver. Fed up with being marginalized, a group of passionate Denver artists including Jose Aguayo, Magdalena Aguayo, Ramon Kelley, Ramona Kelley, Emanuel Martinez, Maria Lupita Martinez and Rebecca Arellano teamed up to found Museo de las Americas, a space that would celebrate and honor Latino art and culture with exhibits that showcased our community’s tremendous creative talent.

Part Disney, Part Burlesque, Total Enjoyment! Moulin Rouge Transcends Time Thru June 26th, LLD Review

Combining traditional and contemporary Latin ska, Roka Hueka is a 6-piece band with members originating from Mexico, Colombia, El Salvador, and the US. Singer Andres Gonzalez brought his love for energetic ska from Chihuahua, Mexico to Colorado.

From Venezula to Moulin Rouge Via Denver, Rangeview Grad Andrés Quintero Hits The Big Time! Thru June 26 at DCPA

“It took me six auditions to finally land the part in Moulin Rouge in 2020” said Quintero adding and “I was very lucky to get that part, it was a coveted role.” Then Covid 19 pandemic hit and Broadway along with everything else shut down. I had to wait two years to finally play the part.”

Is the life you always wanted good enough? Dear Evan Hansen at DCPA Thru June 5th

By Michelle Stevinson, Latin Life Denver Media ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ is a marvelous, highly energetic and emotional musical about a lonely teenage boy facing many challenges…

Hundreds Mourn The Passing Of Raul Chavez Portillo, “El Capitan of Azteca Danzante”

I don’t believe Denver has seen has seen a memorial service quite like this one.
They came from various Danza groups throughout the U.S. and Mexico to pay homage and respect. Through the sorrow they danced, drummed, played cuerno de conchas (shell horns) and flutes. Many carried copalero’s (Amerindian incense burners) others flowers as as they approached the casket of Raul Chavez Portillo, regarded as “El Capitan of Azteca Danzante”

A Mexican Fashion Manifesto, Carla Fernández Casa de Moda, Thru Sept 5, 2022, Denver Art Museum

Denver Has Lost Its Best Friend, Long Time Northsider Dennis Gallager passes at 82

Anyone would be hard pressed to find someone who loved Denver more than Dennis Gallager. His knowledge of workings of the city and diverse history made him a treasure trove of information and pleasure to be around.

CU President Search Called “Rigged, Unethical and a Charade “

“There is no better term that defines this process than one we are very familiar with, “rigged”. This was a rigged appointment from the beginning. The public should be seriously concerned with a Board that is willing to carry on with a process that was biased and unfair,” said Mario M.
Carrera, President/CEO of CLLARO.