Northside is coming Home!
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2 Shows Only!
Last Chance on Stage!
Northside at North High
Friday, September 13 at 7 PM
Saturday, September 14 at 7 PM
North High School Auditorium
2960 Speer Blvd, Denver, CO 80211
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Read our Latin Life Denver theatre review:
“As a lifelong Northsider myself I could completely relate to Bobby Lefrebe’s production of Northside. It is in many ways, my story.
Growing up in the Berkley neighborhood at 38th & Utica I went to the local public schools Alcott Elementary, Skinner Junior High and North High School. Elitch Gardens was just across the street. Small mom & pop shops lined Tennyson Street. That is totally gone now as a new generation of millennial’s now dominate the area.
I kicked around the Northside moving here and there before settling in to my current digs at 32nd and Zuni St.
As in the play the home I wanted was highly sought after by investors as it was in foreclosure, one of many throughout the metro area that had become victim of the housing crisis of post 2008.
At the time the neighborhood was known as Little Mexico, Little Juarez. Every small business in the area was Mexican owned and operated. There was Aztec Sol restaurant down the blocks with a Mexican shoe repair shop and tiendita (small grocery store on either side).
Living on 32nd Avenue, from my porch I see the daily parade of new residents marching up and down, walking their dogs, going to the various hipster restaurants now lining the avenue. They look at me as an oddity, like they are surprised to see a Latino still in the neighborhood. It makes me….Read more: HERE