Saturday, January 31, 2015

Kindness Yoga Presents: Yoga Live at the Fillmore

Kindness Yoga Presents: YOGA LIVE
Fillmore Auditorium
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Doors: 10:00am

Close your eyes and picture your favorite live music venue. The dim lights. The swelling sound. The historic atmosphere. Now imagine the entire crowd at that venue… taking Warrior 2.

Denver’s Fillmore Auditorium has had its share of blissful experiences. The historic concert venue is a regular stomping ground for musicians spanning all genres. Now, local favorite Kindness Yoga adds its stamp to the legend of The Fillmore counterculture with Yoga Live, a 90 minute all-levels flow taught by Kindness instructor Jen Hicks alongside the musical styling of Mr. Gettdowne for one exclusive morning yoga event this coming Spring. You will sweat. You will stretch. You will rock. And you will celebrate with music and yoga lovers from all over the city!

TICKETS GO ON SALE Saturday, January 17 @ 10:00 AM

Ticket sold at the Fillmore Auditorium Box Office, online at or call 800–745–3000.

Limited amount of early bird presale tickets are $15.00. Tickets are $20.00 GA ADV and $25.00 GA DOS plus applicable service charges.

The Fillmore box office is open Monday - Friday from 12:00 Noon - 6:00pm & Saturdays from 10:00am - 2:00pm. On days of Fillmore shows, the box office is open from 12:00 Noon – 9:00pm.

The box office accepts cash, MasterCard, Visa and American Express – No checks! Service charges may apply.



About Kindness Yoga:

We believe that every body deserves Kindness... and this belief has shaped Kindness Yoga into Denver's most inclusive, inviting and inspiring yoga experience. After more than a decade in this thriving community, we continue to welcome practitioners of all ages and abilities as true members of our family.

With four locations, hundreds of classes each week, wonderful instructors and a commitment to accessible pricing, there has never been a better time to practice Kindness. Come find out why this eclectic family of studios has been honored with the title of Denver’s Best Yoga Studio in 2013 and 2014 by the A List and CityVoter, and Top Of The Town in 2014 by 5280 Magazine!

About Instructor Jen Hicks:

Ready to add power, fire, and swagger to your yoga practice and your life? Then it’s time for you to meet Jen Hicks. Trained in both Forrest and Vinyasa styles, Jen consistently provides her students with the highest quality of attention, care, and encouragement. Her clear commitment challenges her students to show up with the same sense of integrity. Take Jen’s classes when you are ready to break through to the next level of your practice. Learn to tap into your undeniable power and shine brightly.

CONNECT WITH US ON THE WEB // Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter: @LiveNationCO // Facebook & Instagram @KindnessYoga

Friday, January 30, 2015

Lost Restaurants of Denver by Robert and Kristen Autobee

Robert and Kristen Autobee have a new book which came out in January, called Lost Restaurants of Denver.  They take great pleasure in announcing that their history of Denver through its dining establishments hit book stores on January 12th. 

Stroll with them through Denver's restaurant history one bite at a time. Immerse yourself in a rich story of innovation, hard work, and crazy ideas from the small, rough mining camp's bakeries to the modern metropolis' continental cuisine.  Don't blame them if you suddenly crave savory canolis from Carbones, rich Mija Pie from Baurs, egg rolls at the Lotus Room, or chile rellenos at Casa Mayan.
Please come by and say hello at the book signing Wednesday, February 18 at 7 p.m. at the Tattered Cover, 2526 East Colfax Avenue.  They would love to see you at this event!

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Vintage Theatre Announces VYP, The Vintage Youth Program

Vintage Theatre, known for providing the Denver area with superb theatre since 2008, is thrilled to announce an exciting aspect to its already phenomenal line up of quality programming. VYP, the Vintage Youth Program will make its debut in January 2015. Going hand in hand with the Vintage philosophy of offering everything from solid classics to the cutting edge, VYP will also cover the theatrical gamut presenting three aspects to our youth program.

First, we will offer a selection of 10 week classes, beginning in February, for ages 6 through 18 year olds. All classes will culminate with a production for family and friends on the main stage complete with set, costumes, props, lighting and sound. The focus for all of our classes will be encouraging a classically trained environment while keeping the content fun, unique and creative. The spring session will then segue into a fun-filled summer session with several three-four week drama camps and a number of one week themed workshops.

Next, because of the uniqueness and intimacy of our theatre, we are very excited to open up the theatre for week day field trips; giving schools, scouting groups, or home school groups an opportunity to create their own private field trip at a date and time convenient for them. Field trips will include a back stage walk thru with a talk back session and a participation play or full musical production of their choice.

Last, but not least, VYP will be providing outreach programming to the schools. An array of educational workshops, artist in residency programs and professional touring shows are available.

The Vintage Youth Program will be headed up by Pamela Clifton. A veteran of children’s theatre, Pamela has been writing, acting, directing and teaching in various theatres and venues all over Colorado for over 30 years. She has been in on the ground floor helping develop programs for children at The Arvada Center, Boulder’s Dinner Theater, University of Denver and South Suburban Parks and Recreation. She spent six years as the Education Coordinator for Town Hall Arts Center and has had her own touring company, The Playmakers, which has been bringing the performing arts in the form of educational workshops and performances to the schools since 1984.

Vintage Theatre is located at 1468 Dayton St. in Aurora. Full descriptions of workshops, classes, field trips and touring shows can be found at or call 303-856-7830.

Monday, January 26, 2015

Colfax History: Lane's Tavern

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Miss Colfax turned Miss America

Marilyn Van Derbur, graduate of East High School on Colfax Avenue, was crowned Miss America while she was a student at the University of Colorado in 1958. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree, with Phi Beta Kappa honors.

Van Derbur chose motivational speaking as her career and was later named "Outstanding Woman Speaker in America" after 30,000 questionnaires were sent to business and civic meeting planners asking whom they considered to be the outstanding speaker. For 16 years, she was the only woman guest lecturer for General Motors.

Marilyn has received numerous awards and acknowledgments for her work, including being the first woman to be given the highest speaking award possible by the National Speakers Association and induction into the Colorado Women's Hall of Fame. With a desire to motivate teenagers as well as executives, Marilyn also became United Air Lines "Youth Speaker" and addressed 50 youth conferences each year.

During the course of her exceptional motivational speaking career Van Derbur has produced 24 films, two of which won national and international awards. One was shown on prime-time PBS and eight others have been shown in hundreds of classrooms. Marilyn is requested nationwide as a prominent convention keynote and motivational speaker, now speaking on the topic of sexual abuse prevention and recovery.

As a childhood incest survivor, she has devoted much of her adult life to raising national awareness and understanding of sexual abuse and its long-term effects. In 1989 her family funded an adult incest survivor program in Denver, and in 1993 she co-founded two national not-for-profit organizations dedicated to public education and strengthening laws protecting victims of sexual abuse.

For her tireless work in the area of childhood sexual trauma awareness Marilyn has received many awards and much recognition including, the "Exceptional Achievement in Public Service from the Secretary of Health and Human Services, Washington D.C.". Since her story of incest became public, Marilyn has spoken in more than 235 cities and answered over 8,000 letters and thousands of emails from survivors looking to her for support.

Marilyn and her husband Larry live in Denver.

You can email Marilyn any time at She always answers all of her emails. Please limit your comments to one paragraph so Marilyn can continue to personally answer all her emails.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

The 4 Seasons of Colfax: A Year in the Life

ENTRY DEADLINE: January 29th, 2015

Join us in March for a month long show!
Call for Entry


  • Entry Deadline: January 29,2015  
  • Exhibition: February 24th - March 27th on Tuesdays through Saturdays, 1-4pm, plus additional dates & times as listed at 40 West Gallery, 1560 Teller St, Lakewood  80214
  • Wednesday, Feb 25, 5:30-7pm, 40W 4th Wednesday event
  • Friday, March 6th, 2015: Opening event, 4-7pm at 40 West Gallery, part of Month of Photography Denver

In 2013, 40 West Arts presented a two-show collection of Colfax Avenue photos, which travelled to multiple locations along Colfax, in conjunction with Month of Photography Denver (MoP).  In 2014, 40 West Arts presented “Vintage Colfax”, which included photos AND other media (paintings, prints).  In 2015, 40 West Arts will present “The 4 Seasons of Colfax”, which will include photography AND other mediums.  We will be part of MoP 2015.

Join 40 West in its 3rd annual Colfax-themed show: “The 4 Seasons of Colfax”: an arts exhibition celebrating the events, history, and character(s) of Colfax Avenue (America’s longest commercial street) across the seasons.  Colfax offers the special, unusual, strange and beautiful,.  We want to capture the full year of weather and its impact upon the beauty and activity of Colfax Avenue.  Capture a year in the life of Colfax with your photos, paintings and more.

We invite visual artists of all kinds—photographers, painters, sculptors, mixed-media artists, etc.—to use their artist’s eye to capture the spectacle that is Colfax—it’s neon, its people, places, events, history and ever-changing character of Main Street Colorado. Your submission does not have to represent all four seasons, but may simply showcase any season (or aspect) of Colorado’s most famous avenue. Colfax Avenue has been at the epicenter of entrepreneurial activity in the metro area for more than 150+ years, with businesses and buildings still intact today, many which carry over from  the 1950s car culture. Come on photographers and artists—channel your inner Jack Kerouac! Get out “On the Road” and experience the grit and the glitz of Colfax.


We are delighted to have 2 huge Colfax lovers & experts serve as jurors.

Jonny Barber:
Rock-and-roller and Renaissance Man Jonny Barber, co-founder of, has dedicated a great deal of his life to living around, enjoying and serving the unique people, culture, and businesses on Colorado's World Famous Colfax Avenue. He and his wife Anistacia launched the website in 2004 as a tribute to their favorite street.  In a very short time, Jonny Barber & The Rhythm Razors cut a wide swath across today's rockabilly scene. Formed in 2010, they have played main stage at the People's Fair in Denver, performed before a sold-out crowd at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, and numerous other impressive gigs, and still played regularly at Denver's true blue rockabilly bar The Skylark Lounge (just a few blocks south of Colfax!).

Bree Davies:
Bree Davies is a journalist, writer and musician based out of Denver, Colorado. A proud native, Davies has spent the last half-decade at Westword chronicling the changing face of her city through stories about the Denver Metro area’s diverse neighborhoods, commercial architecture and visual history. Colfax Avenue has long held a piece of her heart too, and Davies looks to document the storied strip’s modifications, both good and bad.

Friday, January 23, 2015

Bill Waugh, founder of iconic Denver landmark Casa Bonita, dies at the age of 79

Bill Waugh
Bill Waugh, founder of Lakewood, Colorado's Casa Bonita Mexican restaurant, died at the age of 79 on Tuesday.

Waugh, whose restaurants also include the Taco Bueno, Casa Viva, Burger Street, and Crystal's Pizza chains,  passed away in hospice care in Dallas, according to an obituary published in the Dallas Morning News.

"He was both a businessman and an artist, and that artistic training translated into great attention to detail," said Don Williams, former CEO of Trammell Crow Co. and a friend of Waugh's, in a Dallas Morning News article. "He was a genuine entrepreneur -- but an entrepreneur with taste... And he was a man of faith who sought to encourage other people."

The Colfax Avenue landmark, with its unique entertainment options including western gunfights, Acapulco cliff divers, Black Bart's Cave, and a 500 pound gorilla name Chiquita, opened its doors on March 27, 1974, and is enjoying a resurgence of fame after being featured on the Comedy Central show "South Park."

Since its opening at 6715 W Colfax Ave., in what was once a Joslin's department store, Casa Bonita has been host to millions of guests and has become a favorite destination for both kids and adults alike. In order to build Casa Bonita, officials said they brought in some of the most renowned architects and carpenters, and constructed as they went.

The Book of Mormon, as well as other famous productions, have held cast parties in the restaurant and famous local bands such as The Fray, have held CD release parties there.

 Casa Bonita Facts:
  •  The restaurant's waterfall stands 30 feet tall, and features a 14-foot deep lagoon surrounded by rocky cliffs reminiscent of those in Acapulco Mexico. 
  • The Casa Bonita tower stands 85 feet tall and is capped with a gold leaf dome. On top of the dome stands Cuauhtémoc, the last Aztec emperor.
  • The 20-foot wide by 20-foot high fountain was shipped in pieces from Guadalajara and is surrounded on three sides by authentic Mexican décor.
  • There are three levels totaling 52,000 square feet, making the facility the largest restaurant under one roof on the North American continent.
  • In the Gold Mine section of Casa Bonita there are real gold flakes embedded in the rock formations. The Silver Mine is intentionally a few feet lower because silver is mined deeper in the ground than gold. Also, many of the wood trusses in the mine area are from actual working mines. Come check it out (but watch out for the sleeping miner).

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Je Suis Martin - Be The Dream

My spin on the popular Charlie Hebdo sign of support was on purpose, and was designed to illustrate my understanding of the day, and who I truly am. 

The French part reflects how freedom of speech, equality, and our fight against injustice and racism is an issue that goes beyond our nation's borders.

Je Suis Martin represents all who were taken from us with a bullet, simply for exercising their right to express what they believe needs to be said.

Why Martin? Because I feel I identify more with the message of Martin Luther King Jr. and how he chose to deliver it, than that of Charlie.

I don't have to be Charlie to show my support of freedom of speech and condemn the terrorist attacks in Paris. I should be able to say I'm Not Charlie and stand with those who choose to say they are.

Je Suis Martin is how I choose to use my freedom of speech to communicate respect and compassion.
Just for fun, I also chose to personalize this sign with a more subtle design. The 'EA' in DREAM was also written in red to represent my Alma Mater, East High School. It's mascot is Angels (East Angels) and it's colors are red and white. I love that the Marade walks right past it from the MLK statue in City Park, and down Colfax Ave to Civic Center Park in front of the Colorado State Capitol.

The EA also represents public schools, the importance of education, and having the best teachers our tax dollars can fund. Knowledge is power! - by Tommy Kaui Nahulu


Monday, January 19, 2015

The Ahwahnee Motel Sign Still Lives!

The Ahwahnee Motel sign still lives! This East Colfax motel sign blew down in a windstorm in 1999 and was rescued from the dumpster by a concerned passerby. "Restored" photo by John Huggins. "Before" photo by Diane Victoria Flores. (courtesy Save the Signs)

Photo by Bob Merco

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Spiritual Fiction Author Returns to Hometown for Book Signing at Tattered Cover

The Tattered Cover Book Store in Denver, CO will feature Rebecca Tinkle on February 21, 2015 to sign her latest spiritual fiction, The Secret of Mago Castle.

spiritual fiction author Rebecca Tinkle in Sedona AZ
The Secret of Mago Castle author Rebecca Tinkle in Sedona, Arizona
The Secret of Mago Castle is a call to the heart to remember our magnificence as human beings in order to effect a real change in the world. 
Denver, CO (PRWEB)

From 2 to 3 pm on Saturday, February 21st, Rebecca Tinkle will give a talk and sign copies of her latest spiritual fiction release, “The Secret of Mago Castle,” at famous Tattered Cover Book Store in Denver, Colorado. She can be found at their two-floor 2526 East Colfax Avenue location, which is in the Bonfils-Lowenstein Theater. Free parking is available streetside or in a garage off of Elizabeth or Columbine Streets.
“The Secret of Mago Castle” is an inspired, fast-paced adventure novel set in Sedona, Arizona that addresses the real issues that humanity currently faces. Tinkle describes the book as “a call to the heart to remember our magnificence as human beings in order to effect a real change in the world.”

In the story, this call is answered by Angeline, the protagonist, and her four partners-in-consciousness, Toby, Noah, Suna, and Leuters as they discover secrets from an ancient past that help uncover their own latent supernatural abilities, which propel them into an adventure that tests the boundaries of their human spirit as well as their reality. They face impossible odds as they alchemize the negative energy infecting the consciousness of humanity, while radical groups and government agencies try to shut them down at any cost. Time is running out. If they fail, humanity will perish and life on the earth will end forever.

“ ‘The Secret of Mago Castle’ is not just another book,” says Tinkle, “it’s a glimpse into the purest fiber of our human spirit and the great possibilities for our world if we would only remember who we really are.”
Gisela Dixon, a reviewer for Readers’ Favorite, called the novel “an enthralling read! . . . The Secret of Mago Castle a page-turner. Rebecca’s style is simple, yet artistic.”

Rebecca Tinkle is an American writer and film producer described as “two parts Buddha and one part fairy godmother.” She penned her first novel in 2008 after a life-changing spiritual awakening while visiting South Korea. As a novelist, Rebecca's style has also been described as innovative, mystical, and vivid. She lives in Sedona, Arizona.

The Tattered Cover Book Store has been serving the Denver metropolitan area since 1971. It grew from a small 950 square-foot store into one of the premier bookstores in the United States. It boasts 3 expansive and unique locations in the greater Denver area and a brand new gateway store for commuters at the Union Station bus and train concourse.

The author's appearance there is a part of a series of book signings she'll be giving in the southwestern United States, particularly in her home state of Colorado and her current state of Arizona. She has also given talks online and plans more in the future.

"The Secret of Mago Castle" was published in October 2014 by Best Life Media, an independent publisher located in Sedona that produces books, CDs, DVDs, and other tools that support a lifestyle based on continuous personal growth and enrichment.

For more information about Rebecca Tinkle or The Secret of Mago Castle, visit and

Format: Paperback
Pages: 368 pages
Publisher: Best Life Media (October 2014)
ISBN13: 978-1-935127-71-0
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Saturday, January 17, 2015

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Marade (March and Parade)

Welcome to the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Colorado Holiday Commission's "Marade." Taking place on January 19, 2015, this annual parade is the largest and the first of it's kind in the nation! Participants gather at City Park and march down Colfax Avenue to Civic Center Park, where a large rally commemorates the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Marade formation will begin immediately following the 10:00 a.m. program. The Marade will start at 10:45 a.m. sharp from the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I HAVE A DREAM MEMORIAL in City Park, under direction from the podium.

The Marade will proceed south out of City Park by way of Esplanade St. to Colfax Avenue; then west on Colfax Avenue to Sherman St into the State Capitol grounds; south to Broadway to Civic Center Park. Motorized vehicles will proceed south on Broadway to 14th Ave. The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. program
immediately follows the Marade, in Civic Center Park’s Greek Theater. The Total Distance Equals 5K.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

March for Life 2015 - Saturday, January 17

 March for Life 
Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015
  The State Capitol in Denver

Bring your family and friends to march with thousands of others for life at
every stage and every age.

NOTE: Expecting this to be the largest March for Life in Colorado's history, we've asked the Denver Police, and they've agreed, to close down traffic on Broadway, Lincoln, and Colfax as the March itself begins, so arrive on time for easier parking!

A Mass will be celebrated at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception at 11:30 a.m. The rally on the West side of the State Capitol will be at 1 p.m., with a march around Civic Center Park at 2:30 p.m. See the march route, about 3/4 mile, at this link.

Speakers at the 1 p.m. rally:
  • Most Rev. Samuel J. Aquila, Archbishop of Denver
  • Chris Stefanick, Real Life Catholic
  • Lynn Grandon, Respect Life, Archdiocese of Denver
  • Pastor Biff Gore, President of Colorado Right To Life
Musical guests: Danielle Duffy and Sara Guttormson

Please use the graphics in this message generously. Spread the word!  The pictures can be used to promote the Denver March for Life on Social Media such as Facebook, Twitter, etc. (just right click on the images and save to your desktop).

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Rob Delaney's "Meat" Tour coming to the Fillmore Auditorium

Comedian and Co-Star of the new British Sitcom
Fillmore Auditorium
Saturday, February 28
Showtime 8:00 pm / Doors 7:00 pm

Rob Delaney, author, comedian, and the co-star of the new British sitcom CATASTROPHE announces his "Meat" tour with 11 dates, with tickets going on sale Friday, January 16. Additional information and links to purchase tickets are available at  

"I am going to tour very hard all over America and I won't stop until I'm done/hungry. Got it?" - Rob Delaney

Rob Delaney is a writer/stand up originally from Boston and graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. Much of Delaney’s success can be attributed to his massive following on Twitter of over 1,000,000 followers.   

In 2013, his first novel and bestselling memoir, Rob Delaney: Mother Wife Sister Human Warrior Falcon Yardstick Turban Cabbage was released.

In 2012, he was named one of Variety’s “Top 10 Comics to Watch” and won the award for “Funniest Person on Twitter” at the Comedy Central Comedy Awards beating out such luminaries as Steve Martin and Stephen Colbert. He’s also been listed as one of “The Funniest People on Twitter” on such sites as the Rolling Stone, Huffington Post, Vice Magazine, Paste Magazine, Comedy Central, and Funny or Die.

Rob’s reach spreads beyond the US market; in the UK he sold out the Soho Theatre in 7 minutes via one “tweet” making him the fastest selling US performer in the venue’s history. His first TV series Catastrophe, which he co-wrote and co-stars with Sharon Hogan will premiere on Channel 4 (UK) in January 2015.  

His television credits include Comedy Central’s Key & Peele, E!’s Chelsea Lately, Burning Love, and TBS’ Cougartown.

His debut one hour special, Rob Delaney: Live at the Bowery Ballroom, is available on Netflix and from Comedy Central Records.   

Rob also sings the national anthem for the Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers. He currently resides in London and regularly performs stand up across the world. 

Huffington Post: “Rob certainly meets all the criteria required for the clutches of stardom to grab hold of him and whisk him away.” 4 and a half stars

The Guardian: “Delaney is one of the sensations of the US scene.”

UK Arts Agenda: “An excellent US comic, who pedals wry, searing anecdotes on modern life. A rare, and fleeting, delight.”

Follow Rob on twitter at @robdelaney

at the Fillmore Auditorium Box Office, online at or call 800 – 745 – 3000. 

Tickets are $28.00 RES (SEATED) plus applicable service charges.

For Private Box seating and other VIP ticket option information, please call (303) 837-1024. 

The Fillmore box office is open Monday - Friday from 12:00 Noon - 6:00pm & Saturdays from 10:00am - 2:00pm.  On days of Fillmore shows, the box office is open from 12:00 Noon – 9:00pm. 
The box office accepts cash, MasterCard, Visa and American Express – No checks!  Service charges may apply. 
THIS SHOW IS ALL AGES                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Colfax History: The Austin Building

Austin Building drawing by Karl Christian Krumpholz
Denver architecture is quite spectacular and we at Studio Colfax wanted to share a bit of history of our new home, the Austin Building (2400-2418 East Colfax Avenue).

Built in 1904, Denver native Frank A. Austin purchased this prominent corner site to erect luxury apartments above retail space that housed business' such as a pharmacy, interior decorating company, delicatessen, furniture repair shop, a florist and much more. All catering to the five to seven room apartments, these residents had it all at their doorsteps. Maaco, the building next door, was a black and white cab service company that made it easy for these residents to enjoy the city at a moments notice.

Denver architect, Audley W. Reynolds, who also lived in the building, designed the building as a restrained expression of Italian Renaissance Revival style with differing window treatments on each story, an enriched cornice, and Ionic columns. There were only eleven apartments with all of the modern technologies of the time and of course those classic mountain views to the west. The Austin is the only known example of Reynold's work in Colorado.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Jesus and Elvis seen walking down Colfax!

Today is Elvis Presley's 80th Birthday, and wouldn't you know it, he was seen walking down Colfax Avenue with Jesus!

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

The Longest Road by Karl Krumpholz

This Second Saturday (meaning this Saturday!) The newest 30 MILES OF CRAZY! exhibit ('The Longest Road') is opening at Studio Colfax! Comics! Artwork! Colfax! Karl will be there from 5-8pm with a slightly bewildered face. Come down, see the gallery, see the comics, see the art, and brave the 'Longest Wickedest Street in America'.

Monday, January 5, 2015

Vintage Theatre presents Other Desert Cities

Vintage Theatre presents
Other Desert Cities
 by Jon Robin Baitz
Directed by Bernie Cardell

January 16 - March 1, 2015


Vintage Theatre presents “Other Desert Cities” January 16 through March 1 at Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora 80010. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2:30 p.m. and Saturday, February 28 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $28, $24 in advance and available online at or by calling 303-856-7830. Group discounts for 6+ are available.

The family of Polly and Lyman Wyeth has gathered for Christmas in Palm Springs, California. Their daughter Brooke Wyeth returns home after six years. Just out of rehab, Polly's sister Silda is also visiting. Brooke announces to her family that she is about to publish a memoir dredging up a pivotal and tragic event in the family's history—a wound they don't want reopened. That event is the suicide of her late brother Henry, who had been involved with the radical underground subculture.

Director Bernie Cardell has assembled a stellar cast that includes Molly Killoran (Brooke Wyeth), Jan Cleveland (Polly Wyeth), Paul Page (Lyman Wyeth), Libby Rife (Silda Grauman) and Luke Sorge (Trip Wyeth).

“Other Desert Cities” was a finalist for the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.  The play's name refers to a control city guide sign on eastbound Interstate 10 in California, which indicates that the freeway is headed towards Indio, California and "other Desert Cities" (that is, the rest of the Coachella Valley).

Vintage Theatre presents
“Other Desert Cities”
A memoir dredging up tragic events in the Wyeth family history is a wound they don't want reopened.
Jan. 16 - Mar. 1
Fri/Sat at 7:30 p.m.; Sun at 2:30 p.m.; Sat., Feb 28 t 2:30 p.m.
$28 ($24 advance); Group rates available
303-856-7830 or online at
Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora 80010