Green Box Arts Festival offers weeks of music, dance, art, film in Colorado mountain town | Arts & Entertainment

Picture it: You and your favorite people exploring a sweet and shady tiny mountain town while being immersed in arts and culture.

You have only a short, 15-mile drive to make that vision a reality.

The Green Box Arts Festival is back in Green Mountain Falls, after the pandemic decimated most of its annual events last summer. And this year’s event clocks in at three weeks, much bigger than its heretofore 10-day schedule. There are dozens of activities to choose from, including arts camps for kids, concerts by The Reminders and Collective Groove, Sunday Sing-alongs with Colorado Springs Conservatory, ArtDesk

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Tallup’s ‘Waistline’ sends her trending | Entertainment

Having copped her first spot on the local YouTube trending charts with her latest single, Waistline, entertainer Tallup believes she has found the hit that will catapult her even further into the musical spotlight.

“The reactions I have been getting so far have been great. People are really loving this song. I have dropped tracks before that made an impact but not like this,” she told THE STAR.

Since its release three days ago, the track has racked up close to 80,000 views and is currently number 23 on the YouTube trending list.

“The song is not only trending

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Santa Barbara Museum of Art Unveils Renovated Galleries | Arts & Entertainment

Posted on June 12, 2021
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Rendering of Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s renovated Ludington Court by Kupiec Architects PC. (Courtesy SBMA)

Following a six-year, $50 million renovation, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art (SBMA) on Aug. 15 will host the grand re-opening of its renewed and expanded galleries.

Marking the museum’s 80th anniversary this year, the renovation of SBMA’s original 1912 building improves the gallery’s exhibition space, making it possible to show more of the 27,000-object permanent collection.

The renovation will also enhance visitor experience through improved flow through the museum; newly created galleries dedicated to contemporary

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Colorado music, stage and art events starting June 10 | Arts & Entertainment









Saturday-Sunday: Big Head Todd and the Monsters — With Hazel Miller and the Collective, 8 p.m. Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, $79.95-$99.95; AX.

Wednesday: Grace Potter — 8 p.m., Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, $55-$79; AX.

June 17: Flying Lotus — 7 p.m., Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, $45-$65; AX.

June 18-20: Umphrey’s McGee — 8 p.m. June 18-19, 7 p.m. June 20, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, $55 and up; AX.

June 22: Subtronics — 7 p.m., Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, $29.95-$69; AX.

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Macka Diamond big and trending with new single | Entertainment

Instagram Live sessions are known to be lively and, true to form, dancers Dyema Attitude and her sister, Tallup, jumped in on Macka Diamond’s ‘ live’ this week and gave fans a show to remember.

“Macka, memba seh a we seh big ‘oman whe look good. Big ‘oman versus young gal! Macka, dem yah young gal yah can’t walk inna we shoes. We old and fit inna di Gideon. Physically fit,” Dyema said on the live, in response to Tallup’s catty statements about arthritis.

“Tallup outta order. A we seh big and trending. Memba when we a go town Macka,

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FestivALL presses on and continues to support local art, music, theater and dance | Arts & Entertainment

FestivALL returns to Charleston June 13, bringing with it 10 days of art, music, theater and dance.

Following the pandemic, FestivALL is still scaled back from previous years, but does feature a mix of virtual and live events.

Here are a few highlights:

June 13

The Sunrise Carriage Trail Walk with Music, Art & Dance

Stroll the trail to the former Sunrise Museum and enjoy performances along the way by area artists and JADCO Contemporary Dance Company.

Walkers are advised to park downtown and walk across the South Side Bridge to the trail or park at the top of the

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