Arts and Entertainment

  • New gallery aims to bring together diverse artists

    Theresa Burns has big plans for the walls of her new business in Idaho Springs — she sees the potential for great art, collaboration and the creation of community.

  • Scarecrow contest has the fright stuffed

    We’re the farmer’s scarecrows
    We scare away the birds
    We keep the farmer’s corn safe
    Without any words
    But when Halloween comes
    We jump out of the ground
    And scare the little boys and girls
    When they come walking ‘round
    — traditional children’s poem

    By Stephen Knapp
    For the Courier

  • The Ginn Sisters: G is hard, but harmonies are sweet

    They’re funnier than they look. And they are seasoned performers not even 30 years old.

    After he heard “Bartender’s Advice to the Urban Cowboy Blues,” singing legend Willie Nelson said to the Ginn Sisters, “That’s a great song! Can I hear another one?”

  • Roots music with Gabrielle Louise and David Rynhart

    Gabrielle Louise and David Rynhart, a Denver-based duo featuring original songs in the Americana/folk/roots idioms, will present a show at Hard Rock Cafe in Empire on Jan. 16. The multi-instrumentalists and songwriters toggle between genres and instruments to craft an eclectic show, rich with vocal harmonies ranging from smoky jazz to old-time folk. The storytellers perform their songs on two guitars, a mandolin, a traditional Irish flute, a peppy ukulele and one sultry piano.