DENVER (Nov. 15, 2021) — Side Stories, the immersive, large-format outdoor film installation festival, returns this Feb. 11-20, 2022. This year’s event will bring five exterior walls in the art district to life over 10 winter nights. This year’s theme is Love Stories.
DENVER— Colorado Creative Industries, a division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), announced today that applications are open for the Colorado Creative Corps American Rescue Plan (ARP) grant for individual artists.
DENVER— Colorado Creative Industries (CCI), a division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), announced today recipients for the Colorado Creates Grant program for fiscal year 2022. The 122 grants totaling $907,000 were awarded in 28 counties across the state.
Denver (August 16, 2021) -- Colorado Creative Industries is now accepting pre-applications for the Colorado Community Revitalization Grant program. This grant provides gap funding for mixed-use projects that advance the creative industries in creative districts, historic districts, main streets, or neighborhood commercial centers.
“Arts in Society” Grant Program Opens Application Portal to Support Arts and Culture Cross-Sector Work in 2021
DENVER -- Applications are now being accepted for funding through the Arts in Society grant program. This program fosters cross-sector work through the arts by supporting the integration of arts and culture into multiple disciplines critical to the health and well-being of Coloradans.
Those traveling through Grand Junction and the surrounding area in the next few weeks may run into some not-so-native creatures. The feature film production of Extraction is underway in the Grand Mesa.
Extraction is an action-driven horror film about an elite squad of soldiers who must extract a vaccine from a quarantine zone inhabited by deadly creatures. Filming starts August 1 with both student filmmakers and veterans supplementing a professional cast and crew.
Reclaimed is a Discovery Channel reality television series that follows hosts Alex Charvat and Kevin Gilman as they renovate abandoned, deteriorating mines. Season 1 was filmed throughout Colorado.
Aidyn Reid of Fountain Valley School in Colorado Springs was named the 2021 Colorado Poetry Out Loud State Champion. Some of Reid’s earliest memories are of being read poetry by her mother.
“When I was young, my mom would read me “Where the Sidewalk Ends” by Shel Silverstein, so I have only fond memories of prose like this,” said Reid. “I definitely find myself attracted to satirical work and even silly poetic work like Seuss.”
Colorado Creative Industries to Receive $808,100 Partnership Award from the National Endowment for the Arts
Denver — Colorado Creative Industries has been approved for an $808,100 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) FY 2021 partnership agreement to address priorities identified at the state level. These funds will support the arts in areas such as cultural tourism, community revitalization, economic development, education, and health and human services.
DENVER —The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announced that Colorado Creative Industries (CCI) will receive $827,800 in the first round of federal funding through the American Rescue Plan (ARP). This emergency funding is designed to support Colorado’s creative sector from the devastating impact of the COVID-19.