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Parent Attempts to Have “Most Dangerous Game” Removed in Colorado School

By |2019-03-15T17:22:51-04:00November 15th, 2012|News|

New York City may have been on pause for a bit after superstorm Sandy, but censorship attempts were certainly not taking a break. The mother of an 8th grader at Bromley East Charter School in Brighton, Colorado evidently lodged a complaint to the school's administration and to the media about one of the most frequently taught short stories of all [...]

Controversial Artwork Vandalized in Colorado

By |2019-03-20T14:18:35-04:00October 7th, 2010|Blog|

What began as a heated protest over Enrique Chagoya’s artwork at the Loveland Museum in Colorado has ended in vandalism.  A disgruntled woman ripped into Chagoya’s controversial lithograph “The Misadventures of the Romantic Cannibals” after she busted the artwork’s plexiglass case with a crowbar. City council members, religious groups and individuals had hoped that the public pressure caused by the [...]

Supreme Court declines to hear theatre smoking ban case

By |2019-03-15T15:24:35-04:00May 28th, 2010|Blog|

The Supreme Court of the United States has declined to hear Curious Theatre Company v. Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, meaning that the Colorado Supreme Court’s ruling that smoking can be banned from a stage stands. This means that issues could arise in any state where there is a catch-all smoking ban in public areas, without an exemption [...]

NCAC Calls for Reinstatement of Tenured U of Colo Professor

By |2019-03-07T23:00:41-04:00February 19th, 2010|Blog|

NCAC joined the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and American Association of University Professors (AAUP) in filing a friend of the court brief calling for the reinstatement of Ward Churchill, who was fired from his tenured position at the University of Colorado after writing a controversial essay.  The case became highly politically charged after public officials began to call for [...]

Forget staging “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf”

By |2016-01-14T15:34:12-04:00December 16th, 2009|Blog|

This week, in a decision that is likely to limit what theaters decide to produce, Colorado's Supreme Court upheld the state's ban on theatrical smoking. The 2006 Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act prohibits smoking inside public buildings. This is something we welcome! However, contrary to the situation in other states where smoking on stage is exempt, Colorado performers are banned [...]