Around Town: Helena Area Arts and Entertainment News Released May 19 | Local

Dance First Dance Gala with Reverend Slanky Reverend Slanky will perform in the Helena Civic Center Ballroom on Friday, May 20 at a Premiere Dance Company Gala. Photo provided Reverend Slanky, Montana’s funkiest seven-piece funk band, will perform in the Ballroom of the Helena Civic Center at 7 p.m. Friday, May 20, at a Premiere … Read more

Artistic news | From ‘Thor’ to ‘Soul’: Film on the Rocks is back | Culture & Leisure

“Summer of Soul”: For six weeks in the summer of 1969, just 100 miles south of Woodstock, the Harlem Cultural Festival was filmed at Mount Morris Park. The footage was never seen and largely forgotten until Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson made it the winner of the 2022 Oscar for Best Documentary. It will premiere at Red … Read more

Rita Moreno, 90 years old and bound for Denver: “It’s time” | Culture & Leisure

Rita Moreno took on the new role of Doc’s widow in the 2021 remake of “West Side Story.” Courtesy of Sean Katz No matter what Rita Moreno talks about… she knows what she’s talking about. Sexual abuse. Relentless racism. The subjugation of women and Latinos in Hollywood. The perniciousness of suicide. She knows this because … Read more

5 workout trends to keep you on track

5 workout trends to keep you on track

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), everyone can experience the health benefits of physical activity regardless of age, abilities, ethnicity, shape and size. Some benefits of physical activity include: brain health, … Read more

The most powerful moments in live theater happen in the audience | John Moore | Arts & Entertainment

The most powerful moments in live theater happen in the audience |  John Moore |  Arts & Entertainment

The cast of ‘Kinky Boots’ is bringing a message of tolerance and joy to the Arvada Center. Matt Gale Photography Anyone who goes to the theater lives for those special moments on a stage that take your breath away. I live for those moments that take place off-stage … in the audience. I’ve attended close … Read more

The most powerful moments in live theater happen in the audience | Arts & Entertainment

The most powerful moments in live theater happen in the audience |  Arts & Entertainment

The cast of ‘Kinky Boots’ is bringing a message of tolerance and joy to the Arvada Center. Matt Gale Photography Anyone who goes to the theater lives for those special moments on a stage that take your breath away. I live for those moments that take place off-stage … in the audience. I’ve attended close … Read more

Equinox Theater promises to come back changed for the better | Arts & Entertainment

Equinox Theater promises to come back changed for the better |  Arts & Entertainment

Emily Ebertz, Derek Helsing and Chelsea O’Grady in Equinox Theatre’s ‘Evil Dead, the Musical’ in 2019. The company will be back next month after a controversy over its handling of a sexual-misconduct allegation. Courtesy Equinox Theater One of the uglier chapters in Colorado theater history may be coming to a sort of redemptive ending with … Read more

Buntport Theater: Denver’s one and only | Local News

Buntport Theater: Denver's one and only |  Local News

The Buntport Theater ensemble, from left: Erik Edborg, Brian Colonna, Hannah Duggan, Samantha Schmitz and Erin Rollman. The company opens its 50th original play on Friday, titled, “❤️ Richard.” Photo by John Moore Here’s the thing about the Buntport Theater collective: There’s nobody like them. Not in Denver. Not in Colorado. Not in the United … Read more

The New Gnarly: Neighborhood Block Party April 30 around Culpeper Depot | Arts & Theater

The New Gnarly: Neighborhood Block Party April 30 around Culpeper Depot |  Arts & Theater

CULPEPER STAR-EXPONENT STAFF The ‘New Gnarly Neighborhood Block Party’ will take place noon to 5 pm on Saturday, April 30 in Downtown Culpeper’s Depot District just in time, as community get-togethers return to welcome reception. The outdoor event sponsored by Culpeper Renaissance Inc., back after a two-year pandemic reprieve, will feature local craft beer and … Read more

Proposed 8,000-seat amphitheater in Colorado Springs: 5 things to know | Arts & Entertainment

Proposed 8,000-seat amphitheater in Colorado Springs: 5 things to know |  Arts & Entertainment

A local entertainment company announced plans this week to develop an 8,000-seat, outdoor amphitheater on Colorado Springs’ north side. The venue would bring top-name music performers, entertainment acts and concerts to the Springs, the company says. Here are five things to know about the project: • The proposed amphitheater would be built on 6.5 acres … Read more