Arts and Culture

The 2018 Doris Duke Artist Awards for jazz go to… NEA Jazz Master Dee Dee Bridgewater, violinist Regina Carter and vibraphonist Stefon Harris.  It’s akin to the MacArthur genius grant, with a $250,000 flexible fund for their creative endeavors, and an extra $25,000 for retirement savings, something many jazz artists do not have. LINK: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

Theater Review: Love's Labour's Lost

Jun 26, 2018
Photo: Jennifer Koskinen

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival's 51st season opened with Love's Labour's Lost on an idyllic night under the stars, and fully lives up to the dreamy setting and the elegant and flowery style of the play's romantic sentiments.

Wine & Food Pairing: Vouvray meets The BOMB

Jun 20, 2018

This month’s wine and food pairing is an explosion for the palette.

Trent from Walter’s 303 Pizzeria and Publik House brings his thrice baked wings, along with his The B.O.M.B. (Basil, Caramelized Onions, Meatball, and Blue Cheese) and Mango Habanero Hawaiian to the Max (Bacon, Pineapple, Fresh Jalapeno, and Mango Habanero drizzle) Pizza’s to pair with Carolyn Joy of Joy Wine and Spirit’s 2016 Bernard Fouquet’s Vouvray.

Theater Review: District Merchants

Jun 19, 2018
Photo: Sarah Roshan

Our perception of virtually every play in the Shakespearean canon is influenced by whom we believe wrote it, as the regional premiere of Aaron Posner's District Merchants reveals in the discussions that have ensued regarding the original script and this adaptation.

Balistreri family members John, Julie, and Ray stopped by KUVO recently to discuss how they became a family operation spanning many generations, the inner workings of their facilities, the impact that Live at the Vineyards has made on Balistreri Vineyards, how Live at the Vineyards got started, and more.