MORE MU­RALS IN STORE, THANKS TO ARTS & VENUES

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Brown,” ac­cord­ing to the state­ment. Other artists on the pro­gram are the win­ners of the Col­lege of Mu­sic’s Ek­strand Memo­rial Grad­u­ate Stu­dent Per­for­mance Com­pe­ti­tion and the Hon­ors Com­pe­ti­tion. The an­nual events are open to grad­u­ate and un­der­grad­u­ate stu­dents and in­clude prize money for win­ners and op­por­tu­ni­ties for fur­ther per­for­mances, CU said. What started a decade ago as a graf­fiti­preven­tion fund has turned into a life­line for artists and a beau­ti­fi­ca­tion pro­gram for schools. This week, Den­ver Arts & Venues an­nounced two dozen artists and or­ga­ni­za­tions as the re­cip­i­ents of its sec­ond an­nual Ur­ban Arts Fund: En­gage pro­gram (UAF), which en­gages lo­cal res­i­dents with mu­ral creation through sev­eral weeks of work­shops and dis­cus­sions, ac­cord­ing

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