A&E Briefs: Capstone of Dr. Seuss’s enduring legacy comes to Exclusive Collections Gallery in Breckenridge
The capstone of Dr. Seuss’s enduring legacy comes to Exclusive Collections Gallery in Breckenridge
Twenty-five years have passed since Dr. Seuss’s last book “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” was published in 1990. In honor of this milestone, a special exhibition has been mounted to artistically highlight the scores of places and eras Dr. Seuss has taken us with his collection of artwork. Throughout a lifelong adventure into “logical insanity,” Ted Geisel transported viewers through a visual journey.
In his final book, he gathered his favorite unpublished sketches, pinned them up on the cork walls of his studio and then set about finding a way to make them connect. The result was the most powerful graphic work he had done in many years. To celebrate the milestone and his body of work, an Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Portfolio was unveiled to the public at the San Diego History Center Museum in April 2015. Though the 25th anniversary of his last book was held in 2015, the show’s immense popularity and demand has it booked through 2016 at the new Exclusive Collections Gallery (EC Gallery) in Breckenridge from Jan. 15 through Jan. 31.
The show is geared to children, adults and collectors of all ages that love the work of Dr. Seuss. As the featured centerpiece of the exhibition, this limited-edition portfolio takes visitors behind the scenes to experience the Dr. Seuss archives in a way they never could before. Nine crafted works, adapted from Dr. Seuss’s original concept drawings for “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!,” are presented within a specially-made collector’s edition case, which includes an introductory letter from Audrey Geisel, a rare photograph of Ted in his studio with images from the project and excerpts from his original manuscript. Call the gallery at (970) 453-2930.
Auditions for ‘The Amazing Race’ held in Denver
Auditions for the CBS show, “The Amazing Race” will be held on Thursday, Jan. 28, at Sports Authority Sportscastle at 1000 Broadway, Denver. Auditions will begin at 10 a.m., and teams may begin lining up at 8 a.m. The first 200 teams to line up will have the opportunity to try out on camera. Casting for “The Amazing Race” is easy, and there is no need to fill out any paperwork ahead of time. Bring your teammate and any props that may help express why you are a good fit for the show. Each team will have one minute to creatively express why they should be considered for “The Amazing Race.” Save time by bringing a printed out release form for each person with you on Jan. 28. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit denver.cbslocal.com/the-amazing-race-casting-call-2016.
—Compiled by Heather Jarvis
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