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2014 Stories by Bree Davies

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  • Marginalized Folks, Butts and Jokes: When Pop Culture Is Made to Laugh at Us, Not With Us
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    Marginalized Folks, Butts and Jokes: When Pop Culture Is Made to Laugh at Us, Not With Us

    published Nov 18, 2014

    Back in August, I went to see Dave Chappelle perform at the Boulder Theater with my boyfriend and a gaggle of our best dude friends. A longtime fan of Chappelle's work, it was the first time I would b... More >>

  • Good Seats

    published November 13, 2014

    Sit down and take a load off, because tonight, the humble chair will be elevated and celebrated at Chaircuterie, an art party and a... More >>

  • City Life

    published November 6, 2014

    To know Phil Goodstein’s work is to know Denver. The author, tour guide and all-around encyclopedia has written countless books on the Mile... More >>

  • Fest Wishes

    published October 30, 2014

    The Neustadt JAAMM Fest, which started seven years ago at the Mizel Arts & Culture Center as a literature festival, has grown into a... More >>

  • The Levitt Foundation Wants Your Input on its New, 7,500 Person Amphitheater in Denver
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    The Levitt Foundation Wants Your Input on its New, 7,500 Person Amphitheater in Denver

    published Nov 13, 2014

    Back in June, it was announced that part of the Ruby Hill Park revitalization project was to turn part of the space into a 7,500-person ampitheater. In a public-private partnership, the City of Denver... More >>

  • Street Smarts

    published October 16, 2014

    For his latest exhibition, Yinfinity, artist Dmitri Obergfell took a key element of hot-rod and custom-car culture — chameleon... More >>

  • Preview: <em>Chaircuterie's</em> Furniture-Inspired Art
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    Preview: Chaircuterie's Furniture-Inspired Art

    published Nov 12, 2014

    On Thursday, November 13, the American Institute of Graphic Arts Colorado and the Denver Art Museum Design Council will host Chaircuterie, a celebration of design and a fundraiser for AIGA's mentorsh... More >>

  • Size Matters

    published November 6, 2014

    For actor and comedian Katie Rubin, the key to a balanced life is finding the humor in spirituality. A veteran solo theater performer with a... More >>

  •  <em>Staycation</em> House/Gallery Show Wants Your Domestic Self-Portait Submissions
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    Staycation House/Gallery Show Wants Your Domestic Self-Portait Submissions

    published Nov 10, 2014

    When artists and roommates Laura Conway and Anna Winter started talking about curating their own gallery show in their home, it was crucial to challenge the traditional format of a place for art. "Whi... More >>

  • Medium Well

    published October 30, 2014

    Theresa Caputo is not your run-of-the-mill TV psychic or a one-dimensional caricature. Rather, she’s full of charm — something... More >>

  • Rudy Gonzales on Servicios de la Raza's Four Decades of Work and its New Home
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    Rudy Gonzales on Servicios de la Raza's Four Decades of Work and its New Home

    published Nov 06, 2014

    After providing community health and services in Denver's Sunnyside neighborhood for decades, Servicios de la Raza moved this week to a new home at 3131 West 14th Avenue. To do so, the organization ha... More >>

  • Jerry Jaramillo's Sunnyside Mural, Primavera, Is Gone But Not Forgotten
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    Jerry Jaramillo's Sunnyside Mural, "Primavera," Is Gone But Not Forgotten

    published Nov 05, 2014

    Colorado artist Jerry Jaramillo was devastated when he found out that his mural, "Primavera," had been sandblasted and removed from a brick wall at the corner of 41st Avenue and Tejon Street in Sunnys... More >>

  • Long Island Medium Taught Me It Isn't About Being Psychic; It's About Healing by Listening
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    Long Island Medium Taught Me It Isn't About Being Psychic; It's About Healing by Listening

    published Nov 04, 2014

    Last night, as I sat inside a packed 1STBANK Center with a bunch of ladies who looked like my mom, I waited for Theresa Caputo to appear and wondered what exactly I was going to see. How does someone ... More >>

  • Totally Modern

    published October 2, 2014

    Colorado isn't always recognized for its design and architecture, but the Month of Modern is working intently on changing that attitude.... More >>

  • Queer Cheer

    published October 30, 2014

    Kate Bornstein is a lot of things: activist, artist, writer, actor, playwright and gender theorist. But she’s also human, and... More >>

  • Crowd Pleasers

    published October 23, 2014

    Often mistaken for an offshoot of standup comedy, the national improv scene is always looking for its own way to shine, and this year’s... More >>

  • Eight Great Local Shops For Last-Minute Halloween Costumes and Accessories
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    Eight Great Local Shops For Last-Minute Halloween Costumes and Accessories

    published Oct 29, 2014

    Halloween is just around the corner, and while many a party-goer has spent months carefully crafting the perfect costume, the rest of us are still scrounging for ideas. But when that dream look finall... More >>

  • To Like or Not to Like

    published October 23, 2014

    Is what we say through the voice of our social-networking persona more than just a simple status update? Decorated local poet, actor and teacher... More >>

  • Ten Top Day of the Dead Celebrations in Denver This Week
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    Ten Top Day of the Dead Celebrations in Denver This Week

    published Oct 28, 2014

    History, art, culture and tradition come together in Día de los Muertos, which will go down throughout the upcoming weekend. From gallery gatherings and family-friendly celebrations to cultural works... More >>

  • It's Election Season and Girls Just Wanna Have Fundamental Human Rights
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    It's Election Season and Girls Just Wanna Have Fundamental Human Rights

    published Oct 28, 2014

    I didn't want to start this conversation with what could be construed as the opening of a screaming match. Even if it is on a virtual page, when a woman is perceived as raising her Internet voice, she... More >>

  • Why the Hell Do I (Still) Love Metro Station?

    published Oct 23, 2014

    I had to go alone. I mean, it was partially by choice -- I had an extra ticket, but I was too embarrassed to ask anyone if they wanted to go with me. Ultimately, I went to Summit Music Hall last night... More >>

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    Denver Modern Home Tour Shows Off the Latest in Local Architecture

    published Oct 23, 2014

    Walk around any neighborhood in Denver and it is easy to see how fast the city is growing -- new architecture seems to be popping up around every corner. This Saturday, October 25, four newly-built ho... More >>

  • Twenty of the Best Kid-Friendly Halloween Celebrations
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    Twenty of the Best Kid-Friendly Halloween Celebrations

    published Oct 22, 2014

    Halloween is a holiday celebrated by all ages, but being a kid this time of year is something special. And from costume contests to magical worlds that only appear during the spooky season, the city i... More >>

  • In Death, We Have to Learn How to Grieve for Others Who Are Grieving
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    In Death, We Have to Learn How to Grieve for Others Who Are Grieving

    published Oct 21, 2014

    What do we do when we need to grieve for others when they experience loss? It feels like a never-ending process, sitting outside of a person you love and watching them walk through their bereavement, ... More >>

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    Ten Musical Projects Ikey Owens Made Great

    published Oct 20, 2014

    When Isaiah "Ikey" Owens passed away last week, the musician and producer left behind a massive legacy. Most recently the Long Beach, California native was on tour playing keyboards and piano with Jac... More >>

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