Help here, help there: Denver’s auditor reports a ‘fragmented’ approach to helping the homeless

How many cooks can fit in the kitchen? That age-old question also applies when numerous funders are trying to help the homeless in Denver. Today, Westword posted a story on a new report from the office of Denver’s auditor about the city’s ineffective approach to help its homeless population. The focus is on  Denver’s Road Home …

Play ball: May “Evolution of the Ball” stay in the picture

Last July, noted artist Lonnie Hanzon learned that his popular public art piece – The Evolution of the Ball – was headed for storage as the Colorado Rockies began the process of turning the West Lot into a giant complex, including residential units, a hotel, and a plaza with retail and restaurants. In response, Hanzon …

The Bauhaus at 100 celebrates history, design, Herbert Bayer, and Aspen

My first trip to Aspen was in 1986, to interview a superb singer who was going to perform at a royal wedding. She was part of the Aspen Music Festival and School. Sitting in the music tent and soaking in her performance, walking around the campus seeing students everywhere, being struck by the beauty of …