They really don’t make things like they used to– just look at the Lockheed Constellation.With its elegant curves, the “Connie,” as it was affectionately known, flew faster, farther and higher than most of its contemporaries.
The Pueblo Blues, the Lipton Teas, The Colorado Black Diamonds, The ABCs and the Denver White Elephants are some of the many Black baseball teams that played in Colorado.
The History Colorado Center in downtown Denver was presented with an interesting proposition: Collector Marshall Fogel would allow the museum to use his substantial baseball collection, but only during the 2018 Rockies’ season.
Park Hill seventh-grader Helen Miller has qualified to compete in the National History Day national finals with her project entitled “Conflict and Compromise on the 38th Parallel.”
The 16th annual Five Points Jazz Festival promises a diverse menu of music, from New Orleans band Dinosaurchestra to headliner Jakarta, a Denver favorite led by City Park South resident Isaac Points.
When I walked through the front door of the National Ballpark Museum I was instantly transported to the days when I was a 14-year-old baseball fanatic.
“Many of the people who are coming to this exhibition aren’t our regular museum goers. This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience,” says Robert Payo, an educator at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.
Degas is best known for his paintings of ballet dancers, but his palette of subjects was much broader, as was his range of artistic mediums.
“People like Clara Brown are rare. She saw her role in the world not as ‘I’ or ‘me’ against ‘them,’ but as ‘us’ and ‘we,’” says Dr. George Junne, professor of Africana Studies at the University of Northern Colorado. “It was the way that she lived her life that garnered her the amount of respect that she received.”
“The story of Colfax deserves to be told,” says Jonny Barber, a musician, former Elvis impersonator and curator of the new Colfax Avenue Museum.