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Newman Center for the Performing Arts

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2344 E. Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO 80208 United States
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Fiestas Navideñas: A Christmas Celebration

December 7 @ 7:30 pm
Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 E. Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO 80208 United States
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ArtistiCO Presents Fiestas Navideñas: A Christmas Celebration – Kick off the holiday season with a feast for the senses! In this performance, ArtistiCO will take the audience on a tour of Christmas celebrations throughout the country of Mexico. The dances performed will feature original choreography based on traditional dances from Mexico. The performances represent the many dance traditions that are now a part of the rich cultural roots of Colorado. The colorful Mexican dances performed by ArtistiCO are directed by…

The Swingles

December 12 @ 7:30 pm
Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 E. Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO 80208 United States
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Newman Center Presents Five-time Grammy-winning a cappella group The Swingles bring their trademark vocal dexterity to the Newman Center for an evening of holiday classics. Celebrate the season with joyous holiday music from The Swingles! For more than half a century, The Swingles have pushed the boundaries of vocal music. The seven young singers that make up today’s London-based group are driven by the same innovative spirit that has defined the five-time Grammy winners since they first made waves in…

RESOUNDING JOY!

December 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 E. Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO 80208 United States
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Aubrey Jacobs - Soprano and Steven Taylor - Baritone Not everyone can be home with family for the holidays, not every tree is surrounded by gifts, and not every Christmas is white. The one thing you can definitely count on this season is the joyous and heartwarming sounds of The Denver Brass featuring vocalists Steven Taylor and Aubrey Jacobs. Bring the whole family and gather ‘round the Yule log with us to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year!…

Manual Cinema Presents: Leonardo! A Wonderful Show About A Terrible Monster

January 18, 2023 @ 2:00 pm
Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 E. Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO 80208 United States
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Newman Center Presents Leonardo is a terrible monster. He tries so hard to be scary, but he just…isn’t. Then Leonardo finds Sam, the most scaredy-cat kid in the world. Will Leonardo finally get his chance to scare the tuna salad out of an unsuspecting human? Or will it be the start of an unlikely friendship? They will need to make a big decision: will they be friends or will they be controlled by their fears?  Leonardo! A Wonderful Show About…

A.I.M by Kyle Abraham

January 27, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 E. Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO 80208 United States
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Newman Center Presents A contemporary dance company galvanized by Black culture and history, presenting their full-length work “An Untitled Love,” set to the music of D’Angelo. Dance company A.I.M by Kyle Abraham present their full-length work “An Untitled Love”, set to the music of D'Angelo. The mission of A.I.M by Kyle Abraham is to create a body of dance-based work that is galvanized by Black culture and history. The work, informed by and made in conjunction with artists across a…

Sam Bush, Mike Marshall, Edgar Meyer, George Meyer

January 30, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 E. Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO 80208 United States
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Newman Center Presents American music masters Sam Bush, Mike Marshall, Edgar Meyer, and George Meyer bring the best of bluegrass to the Newman Center. American music masters Sam Bush, Mike Marshall, Edgar Meyer, and George Meyer bring the best of bluegrass to the Newman Center. Expect to hear works from the genre-bending Short Trip Home album, as well as new music written especially for this tour. Bush and Marshall are mandolin virtuosos rooted in bluegrass. The Meyers (Edgar on acoustic…

Kenny Barron Trio

February 2, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 E. Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO 80208 United States
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Newman Center Presents Having collaborated with such artists as Stan Getz and Yusef Lateef, the 11-time Grammy nominated Kenny Barron has been leading bands of his own for over 40 years. A 2010 National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master, Kenny Barron has an unmatched ability to mesmerize audiences with his elegant playing, sensitive melodies, and infectious rhythms. The Los Angeles Times named him “one of the top jazz pianists in the world” and Jazz Weekly calls him “The most…

Friends! The Musical Parody

February 4, 2023 @ 2:00 pm
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Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 E. Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO 80208 United States
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Newman Center Presents This hilarious new musical lovingly lampoons TV’s “Friends,” celebrating the misadventures of your favorite group of 20-somethings as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life, and love in Manhattan. It’s a seemingly typical day at New York’s only coffee shop, Central Perk, until an unexpected runaway bride with beautiful hair enters the picture and kicks the whole gang out of second gear. This delightfully naughty confection plucks the best moments from the show’s ten years and recreates…

The Philip Glass Ensemble

February 9, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 E. Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO 80208 United States
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The Philip Glass Ensemble will perform Philip Glass’s “Music in Eight Parts” from 1970, thought to be lost, for one of the first times in 50 years, along with selections from Glass’s major works “Koyaanisqatsi,” “Glassworks,” “The Photographer,” and “Einstein on the Beach.” The Philip Glass Ensemble (PGE) comprises the principal performers of the music of Philip Glass. In 1968, Glass founded the PGE in New York City as a laboratory for his music. Its purpose was to develop a…

Kodo

February 18, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
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Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 E. Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO 80208 United States
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Newman Center Presents Intoxicating pulses. Organic patterns. Having performed in more than 50 countries, Japan’s Kodo bring their “visual sound” and taiko drums to the Newman Center for two “must feel” performances. In Japanese, the word “kodo” means both “heartbeat” and “children of the drum.” The impressive taiko drums are a sight to see and hear.   Part of the Director’s Choice 5 & 9 packages on sale now Individual tickets on sale now Since the group’s debut in 1981, Kodo…

National Geographic Live – Greenwood: A Century of Resilience with Alicia Odewale

March 20, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 E. Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO 80208 United States
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Newman Center Presents A native of Tulsa, Oklahoma, archaeologist Alicia Odewale is uncovering stories of resilience in the hundred years since the attack on Black Wall Street in the city’s vibrant Greenwood district. Considered one of the worst episodes of racial violence committed against Black people in American history, the Tulsa Race Massacre left a devastating toll on generations of survivors and their descendants and impacted the very footprint of the district itself. Join Odewale to discover her archaeology can…

Paul Taylor Dance Company

March 27, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 E. Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO 80208 United States
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Newman Center Presents Passionate expression. Thrilling athleticism. The Paul Taylor Dance Company aims to inspire lives around the world through their art. They have been transforming the landscape of modern dance since 1954. The company has traveled the globe many times over, bringing Paul Taylor’s astounding repertoire to theatres and venues of every size. Along with new dances, their signature work “Esplanade” and Larry Keigwin’s “Rush Hour” will be performed. Paul Taylor’s hand-chosen successor, company member Michael Novak, has led…

Michelle DeYoung

March 30, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 E. Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO 80208 United States
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Newman Center Presents A multi-Grammy award-winning artist, join Michelle DeYoung for a vocal recital with pianist Cody Guy Garrison featuring a wide-ranging repertoire including the work of Korngold. DeYoung has performed with the most prestigious orchestras and operas including the Metropolitan Opera and the London Symphony Orchestra.  About Michelle DeYoung: Mezzo-Soprano Michelle DeYoung continues to be in demand throughout the  world, appearing regularly with the New York Philharmonic, Boston Symphony  Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, San Francisco  Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony…

Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti and Argus Quartet

April 2, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 E. Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO 80208 United States
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Newman Center Presents Sponsored by the Newman Center, Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti and Argus Quartet present “ahupua’a,” a string quartet that addresses the Hawaiian concept of land division centered around community need. About Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti: A “leading composer-performer” (The New York Times), Lanzilotti’s “conceptually potent” work is characterized by explorations of timbre and an interest in translating everyday sounds to concert instruments using nontraditional techniques. Her musical voice is grounded in experimental practices, both through influences as part of the…

Mingus Big Band

April 6, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 E. Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO 80208 United States
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Newman Center Presents Celebrate the music of composer/bassist Charles Mingus with the six-time Grammy nominated Mingus Big Band featuring 14 of today’s finest jazz musicians. Under the artistic direction of Sue Mingus, Mingus Big Band can be heard in prestigious venues around the world in addition to eleven recordings to its credit. One of the most important figures in twentieth-century American music, Charles Mingus was a virtuoso bass player, accomplished pianist, bandleader and composer. He recorded over a hundred albums…

National Geographic Live – The Secret Life of Bears with Rae Wynn-Grant

April 27, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 E. Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO 80208 United States
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Newman Center Presents Rae Wynn-Grant has dedicated her life to ecological research and conversation. As a scientist with National Geographic Society’s Last Wild Places Initiative, she works to protect and restore iconic wildlife populations, including North American black and grizzly bears. But when the wild lands of their habitat are crisscrossed by roads, fences, and ranches, how can bears and humans coexist peacefully? Dr. Wynn-Grant explores the answers. National Geographic Live brings you behind-the-scenes stories, unforgettable imagery, and gripping footage…

National Geographic Live – Life on the Vertical with Mark Synnott

May 15, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 E. Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO 80208 United States
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Newman Center Presents Mark Synnott is a man on the brink of new discovery. A big wall rock-climber of the highest order, he’s made legendary first ascents of some of the world’s tallest, most forbidding walls, from Baffin Island to Pakistan. Today, he uses his skills to break scientific ground, reaching incredibly inaccessible environments in search of rare species. It’s all in the spirit of adventure and exploration in order to educate about these sites of strange, remote beauty. National…

Cyrille Aimée

May 19, 2023 @ 7:30 pm
Newman Center for the Performing Arts 2344 E. Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO 80208 United States
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Newman Center Presents Improvisation is not just a technique for Grammy-nominated artist Cyrille Aimée, it’s a way of life. The acclaimed vocalist ventured from singing on street corners in Europe to dazzling audiences at the world’s most prestigious jazz festivals; from sneaking out to sing in Romani encampments in her native France to acting on Broadway; from braving the notoriously tough audiences at New York’s Apollo Theatre to being called a “rising star in the galaxy of jazz singers” by…

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