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waiting for Ray

My long time performance partner Ray Schelgunov moved away a few years ago (we were the Two Significant Guys), so I decided to make a little film about loneliness, temporality, and the ever changing urban landscape. The video was shot … Continue reading

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Drive By History, Part 3: National Humane Alliance Fountain

It says thusly: 1907 Presented by The National Humane Alliance Hermon Lee Ensign Founder B50 Note: Between 1906 and 1912, the National Humane Alliance presented somewhere around 125 Horse Watering Troughs to cities and towns across the country, including Denver. … Continue reading

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Silas Soule, Assassinated

Rocky Mountain News April 24, 1865 p. 2 c. 1 The Homicide Last Night Our city was thrown into a feverish excitement last evening by assassination of Captain S. S. Soule, of the Colorado First. The sad affair took place … Continue reading

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Downtown Denver: Heart of the Queen

This video is the introduction to Downtown Denver: Heart of the Queen, produced by Havey Productions. The full DVD is available at the Colorado History Museum and Denver area bookstores.

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Denver Block 074: 14th and Lawrence a Century Ago

— by Kelan Smith In 2008, as I watched an immense hole being dug for the new Four Seasons Hotel at 14th and Lawrence, evidence of former structures and their foundations were slowly revealed to absolutely no acknowledgment. I had … Continue reading

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