Check out the Hitching Post Theater at the Nomad Theater every 2nd Sunday of the month. Five playwrights pen short plays from 830am – 1230pm. Their works are turned over to a director and two actors who rehearse until 6pm with the performances at 7pm and 830pm.
BCM’s Alan O’Hashi wrote of the five plays. The theme was “Romeo and Juliet – Another Lifetime” and the required prop was a blue parasol umbrella.
Open up the link If you’d like to read the “Romeo and Juliet” script. The director and actors have lots of discretion when performing the work. Open the link for more in formation about the Hitching Post Theater. It’s really a grassroots community theater company that is seeking actors, producers, directors and writers.
Also appearing on Friday night was a band called the Blacktooth Rounders. View a sample of their music.
The University of Denver Department of Media, Film & Journalism Studies and the Digital Media Studies program present Robert McChesney and John Nichols, authors of The Life and Death of American Journalism: The Media Revolution That Will Begin the World Again, speak about their vision of the future of journalism and of public life.
Monday, April 26, 10:00 – 11:15 a.m. University of Denver Campus, Ritchie Center Gottesfeld Room*
Robert McChesney is the author/editor of 16 books. He holds an endowed professorship in communication studies at the University of Illinois. John Nichols is a Washington correspondent for The Nation and is one of America’s leading progressive authors and political journalists. Both are founders of Free Press, the leading media reform organization and creators of the National Media Reform Conference.
This event is free and open to the public.
*The Ritchie Center is located Southwest of I-25 and University Blvd. Short-term parking is available around the building. The RTD Lightrail-University Blvd. station is across the street.
The CineYouth Film Festival set for May 6 – 8 at Columbia College in Chicago has a new deadline for film entries.
If you’re 20 years of age or younger, then this festival is for you. Officially selected films will be screened and filmmakers are invited to attend exciting workshops, meet film professionals and network with other youth filmmakers from across the country at the Festival in May..