Arvada Center Blog

Arvada Center – 2010 Henry Award Nominations

The new-look Colorado Theatre Guild Henry Award nominations have come out, with the Arvada Center leading the way with a whopping 29 (count ‘em) finalists for the fifth annual awards, which will be handed out Monday, July 19, at the Denver Center’s Space Theatre at the Denver Performing Arts Complex. The Arvada Center’s umpteenth production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” led all productions with a massive 14 nominations. Its “Miss Saigon” closely followed with 12.



2010 Biennial of the Americas

2010 Biennial of the Americas, Arvada Center Proud to Participate
The Arvada Center is proud to be a sponsor of the 2010 Biennial of the Americas, an international event that celebrates the culture, ideas and people of the Western Hemisphere, hosted by the City of Denver. The Arvada Center’s July performances in music, dance, and theater are presented in partnership and celebration of the Biennial of the Americas. Go to for a complete listing of performances.

Denny Dent’s Performance Art

Two-Fisted Art Attack: Denny Dent Retrospective, Headlines Music-in-Art Summer Exhibitions at Arvada Center
The first career retrospective of legendary rock and roll performance painter, the late Denny Dent, leads the summer gallery exhibition series at the Arvada Center.
We also present Convergence: Painting with Music, an exhibition featuring the works of 20 national and regional live performances painters, and Amalie R. Rothschild, Live at the Fillmore East, a Photographic Memoir with photographs of rock and roll legends taken 1968 and 1971 by New York artist Rothschild when Fillmore East was the rock and jazz music capital of the East Coast. All three exhibitions, free and open to the public, run from June 10 to August 29, 2010.

Summer Concerts Expand

CenterFest, a Creative Collaboration Expands Summer Series.

Colorado Ballet and Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra. The Denver Brass and Ballet Ariel. PHAMALY and 7dancers. These creative pairings represent only a glimpse of the cultural programs to be presented at CenterFest, a weekly Thursday evening series that features many of the region’s finest organizations in dance, drama, instrumental and choral music. Go to for a complete schedule of CenterFest performances.