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KRDO 105.5 FM The Extra | Black History Month, Theatre School, and more at the FAC

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021 On KRDO’s The Extra, host Shannon Brinias spoke with FAC Director Idris Goodwin and Associate Director of Performing Arts Nathan Halvorson about how listeners could experience the arts with the FAC’s Black History Month programming, blockbuster exhibition of Chicano art from the collection of Cheech Marin, creative classes, and more.   

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2020 Highlights

As we start a new year, we’re grateful for your support throughout the crazy ride of 2020. FAC staff moved quickly to adapt and continue providing meaningful cultural experiences in new ways; we have connected with thousands in our community and beyond. Here are a few highlights. 1. FAC Connect launched with streaming access to […]

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Local Artist Feature: Lindsay Hand

Lindsay Hand is primarily self taught; she has consistently exhibited her work at galleries, historical museums and cultural centers across the US. Her work has grown into a very socially engaged practice in collaboration with artists of complimenting media and various community integrated institutions and the professionals within. In addition she continues in her private […]

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Check the Method: Spoken Word Workshop

Every Saturday, 12-1:30 p.m. Mountain Time Hosted by Young Chicago Authors and led by Chicago poet and author, Kevin Coval, and FAC Director and playwright, Idris Goodwin, Check The Method is Chicago’s premier writing workshop for 14-25 year olds. Come learn how to find inspiration in your daily life, write poems, and craft performances. Check […]

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Local Artist Feature: Corey Drieth

Corey Drieth was born and raised in Northern Colorado. He attended Colorado State University in Fort Collins where he received undergraduate degrees in Philosophy/Comparative Religious Studies and Studio Art. After serving as the Critic and Artist Residency Series (CAARS) coordinator for CSU’s Hatton Gallery, he attended graduate school at the University of North Carolina and […]

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