The North High School Drama Department presented a wacky fundraiser to help fund the upcoming spring musical production of “9 to 5: The Musical” on March 19, 20 and 21. Drag queens, dinner, bingo for cash (50/50 splits for winners and the drama department), silent and live auctions and student performances punctuated the packed event at the Elks Lodge on Feb. 13. The … [Read more...] about Black Masque Theatre presents musical “9 to 5”
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Arturo Jimenez served on the Denver School Board representing Northwest Denver for eight years, and he’s been an immigration attorney for more than 20. Now, he’s written a new book about immigration policy in the United States and, while it’s a national topic, he believes it has a real impact on North Denver, where he’s lived nearly his entire life. “The reason I went … [Read more...] about Former School Board Member Releases Book on Immigration
Voices Rock! also started the VR2 youth choir. Third, fourth and fifth graders practice from 6 to 7 p.m. followed by sixth, seventh and eighth graders from 7:15 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Congress Park location. There are currently about 90 kids participating. There are no auditions and no pressure. “Our goal is for kids to have an opportunity to come without trying out … [Read more...] about VR2 Youth Choir
For many, a choir is something that conjures images of school or church groups, and that’s it. If you want to sing your favorite rock and pop tunes as an adult, it’s car karaoke or singing in the shower -- and hoping your kids aren’t secretly recording you for their Instagram story. That’s why Jill Teas and Betsy Marino Leighton created Voices Rock!, a choir for adults (and … [Read more...] about Adult Choir Builds Community Through Casual Crooning
About a block south of Regis, at West 49th Avenue and Lowell Boulevard, stands a former Regis 66 service station that’s been closed and vacant for several months. It’s about to become home to “a food bank, but for books!” said Melissa Monforti, executive director of BookGive. “People can donate books, and there will be a public space for people to browse for free books,” she … [Read more...] about Regis 66: Fill ‘er Up — With Free Books!