Author archive for Deanne Gertner

  • Black Artistic Lives Matter

      Denver’s black population may be small (it makes up five percent of the total Metro-area population according to the…

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  • Brian Young

    IF IT AIN’T BROKE: BRIAN YOUNG’S BACK TO BASICS VISION It’s controversial, for sure, to name a dance studio after…

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  • The Seven Deadly (Funny) Sins

    Emblazoned across the red velvet curtain at Pinnacle Charter School’s Performing Arts Complex is the phrase “’Til Death Do Us…

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  • White Mirror

    On Sunday night, as the cloud-covered slate gray sky bruised to eggplant, Denver witnessed its first city-commissioned site-specific public dance…

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  • A Living Legend

      What makes a legend? Studying under other legends such as Merce Cunningham and Martha Graham? Choreographing one hundred-sixty works,…

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  • Sandra Minton

    DEVOTED TO DANCE EDUCATION Sandra Minton’s dance education career began in high school in the basement-cum-studio her father built where…

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  • Raising the Bar

    What is a Stanford law school graduate doing running a university performing arts center? Creating one of the most innovative art programs…

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  • Davis Contemporary Dance’s “A Summer Night of Dance”

    Back after a four-season hiatus, Davis Contemporary Dance (DCD) is back on the stage at the Mizel Arts & Culture Center’s Elaine Wolf Theatre…

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  • Athleticism and Grace at the Newman Center

    I love watching Olympians compete for not only their athleticism but also for their shear grace, how easy and effortless…

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  • Still Going Strong

    Hannah Kahn Dance Company’s Follow presents thirty-five years’ worth of choreography in a two-hour span at the Cleo Parker Robinson Theater. As anyone…

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