Stories from the Stage: Tickets, Please!
Tickets mean opportunity, but for what? Dan describes being smuggled out as an infant from Mexico; Courtney finds freedom during a trip to Cuba; and a sociology professor confronts his biases on a flight after 9/11. Three storytellers, three interpretations of Tickets, Please!, hosted by Theresa Okokon.
Stories from the Stage: Welcome to the Neighborhood
Neighborhoods are forever in flux: Paloma searches for identity in a Dominican neighborhood; Mark becomes unwelcomed in his community; and Norah discovers great neighbors who teach life lessons. Three storytellers, three interpretations of Welcome to the Neighborhood, hosted by Wes Hazard.
Stories from the Stage: Chance
Chance could mean possibilities, risk or opportunity: Rodrigue seeks asylum from the Congo, Korean-American Eson is held at gunpoint in her family’s hardware store and Christine donates a kidney to a stranger. Three storytellers, three interpretations of Chance, hosted by Wes Hazard.
Stories from the Stage: Last Dance
A last dance may be at the end or beginning of something big: Sandi narrowly misses getting cast for Broadway’s A Chorus Line; Mark reluctantly returns home to Kentucky for an extraordinary reunion; and Jean dances his way out of a death sentence in Haiti. Three storytellers, three interpretations of Last Dance, hosted by Theresa Okokon.
Colorado Experience: Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School & Camp
In 1913, Charlotte Perry and Portia Mansfield opened the “Rocky Mountain Dancing Camp” which later became the Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp. It boasts alumni like modern dance pioneer Jose Limon and actor Dustin Hoffman, and continues to operate in the original cabins first built when Perry and Mansfield developed the institution.
Colorado Experience: Cinema on the Plains
From 1910 through the 1950s, movie theaters served as social and community hubs for many Eastern Colorado towns. From original popcorn machines to 3D screens, discover how the theaters of the Eastern Plains continue to serve as community hubs.
Colorado Experience: The Tabors
In 1879, the Colorado Silver Boom caused hordes of silver seekers to rush the Rockies. Horace Tabor joined the crowds and became one of the richest silver barons in history. His story took unexpected turns as he left his wife for a younger woman, only to lose his fortune and die alone. Discover the lives of Colorado’s most famous love triangle.
Colorado Experience: Colorado Coined
After the gold rush hit Colorado in 1859, prospectors craved a way to carry and spend their rich finds. Architecturally-inspired by the Palazzo Medici Riccardi in Florence, Italy, the Denver Mint solved this problem and began minting coins in 1906. Enter through the ornate doors of one of the U.S.'s most beautiful manufacturing plants.