Halloween props, masks and monsters with Ed Edmunds

You have to love OUR Creative District– from artists, to dancers, to musicians to monster makers– we have it all! Another great video of our talent from Infusion 5. Thank you Colorado Creative Industries for these great videos!  http://infusion5.com/beyondthegallery/ed-edmunds/

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Performance art and speed painting with Armando Silva

Zach Wolfson begins Season Three of his series Beyond the Gallery with Armando Silva, a performance artist in the Greeley Creative District.

As an artist, Armando wants to bring artwork where artwork is needed. Artwork shouldn’t be a destination. Creativity shouldn’t be in one specific place – it should be everywhere, and it should be unexpected.

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Greeley’s Jessica Cooney Chosen for Governor’s Creative Leadership Award

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Colorado Creative Industries (CCI) presented the 2015 Governor’s Creative Leadership Awards at the CCI Summit luncheon in Ft Collins on Friday, April 24th.

The winners are JESSICA COONEY OF GREELEY, Don Richmond of Alamosa, and Lissette Riviere of Montrose. 

The Governor’s Creative Leadership Awards honor Coloradans who have demonstrated a significant commitment to the state’s creative landscape through civic leadership and volunteerism including advocacy, vision, collaboration or innovation.

Cooney was nominated in the arts and social change category for her work as director of El Teatro, a multilingual, multicultural theatre program that helps new and growing refugee and immigrant populations assimilate in Northern Colorado. Her nomination was submitted by Becky Safarik on behalf of the Greeley Creative District Board.   

WeldWerks Brewing Company joins downtown Greeley’s craft beer scene

Screen Shot 2015-03-03 at 8.55.37 AMLive music, a food truck and, of course, craft beer are just a few of the things Greeley residents can expect from WeldWerks Brewing Co., the newest addition to 8th Avenue and downtown Greeley.

WeldWerks, 508 8th Ave., is down the street from Patrick’s Irish Pub, 907 8th Ave., and Brix Taphouse and Brewery, 813 8th St., but rather than bringing competition, owners Neil Fisher and Colin Jones plan to bring camaraderie to the downtown area.

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Read the full story in the Greeley Tribune 

Dan Turnbeaugh is seen here

Free Admission to Arts Keynote Presentations

The Center for Integrated Arts Education’s eighth annual Leadership Institute features a screening of Trash Dance and a presentation by the filmmaker of the acclaimed documentary.

The local arts community is invited to attend the institute’s performances and keynote presentations free of charge June 10-12. That includes the SXSW award-winning film Trash Dance at 2:30 p.m. June 10 at Kress Theatre, 817 8th Ave. The showing will be followed by a keynote address from the film’s director Andrew Garrison, who followed a choreographer riding along with sanitation workers to capture their performances in everyday life.

To reserve free admission to any of these keynote events email ciae@unco.edu. More information about the full training presentations and performances is available at www.unco.edu/arts/ciae.

The Arts In Motion Institute is made possible through grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, Think 360 Arts and in collaboration with Colorado Creative Industries. The offer of free admission to keynote presentations is made possible by support from the City of Greeley and Greeley Creative District.

Full schedule at http://www.unco.edu/news/releases.aspx?id=6785&utm_source=2014-06-10&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=unctoday