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  • Another 100 Colorado Creatives: Buntport Theater
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    Another 100 Colorado Creatives: Buntport Theater

    published May 29, 2014

    #78: Buntport Theater Brian Colonna, Hannah Duggan, Erik Edborg, Erin Rollman, Samantha Schmitz and (sometimes) Evan Weissman are Buntport Theater, and it's not too far off the mark to think of this ... More >>

  • Photo preview: Xi Zhang at Plus Gallery
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    Photo preview: Xi Zhang at Plus Gallery

    published May 29, 2014

    A solo show from Xi Zhang is always a beautiful treat, and Bone, which opens tonight at Plus Gallery, will double your pleasure. As Ivar Zeile of Plus notes, Zhang "paints with a lot of experimentatio... More >>

  • Digital Dimensions

    published May 15, 2014

    Ivar Zeile of Plus Gallery says he’s never hosted an MFA thesis show before, though he’s undoubtedly had the opportunity. But there... More >>

  • Another 100 Colorado Creatives: Brad K. Evans
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    Another 100 Colorado Creatives: Brad K. Evans

    published May 28, 2014

    #79: Brad K. Evans Brad K. Evans is a different kind of leader, one who casts a skewed entrepreneurial light upon all his pursuits -- of which there are many. And he does it all with a sense of humor... More >>

  • Gallery Sketches: Four shows for the weekend of May 23-25
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    Gallery Sketches: Four shows for the weekend of May 23-25

    published May 23, 2014

    Art doesn't go on vacation or take three-day weekends, and this weekend's bounty proves it. Here are a few shows -- big, small, serious and not so serious -- to check out while you're kicking back. S... More >>

  • Fairy Tales Come True

    published May 1, 2014

    Once upon a time, there was Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová, and together they were the Swell Season, a pair of folk-rockers from... More >>

  • Feeling Your Oats

    published May 15, 2014

    Sex later in life is a subject many people try not to think about, but retired English teacher Jane Juska opened up a whole discussion on the... More >>

  • Another 100 Colorado Creatives: Katie Kruger
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    Another 100 Colorado Creatives: Katie Kruger

    published May 22, 2014

    #80: Katie Kruger When we think of "creatives," we often think of "creators" -- artists, authors, musicians and actors. But Katie Kruger breaks out of that box. From her vantage point as board co-cha... More >>

  • The Beautiful and the Bazaar

    published May 15, 2014

    One reason Westword awarded last summer’s inaugural Valverde Bazaar the Best New Flea Market designation in our 2014 Best of Denver... More >>

  • Storied Places

    published May 15, 2014

    Nobody knows better than Tracy Weil, who’s been there from the start, how much the River North Art District has grown and changed in the... More >>

  • The Anschutz Collection of Western art will add expanded viewing opportunities in June
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    The Anschutz Collection of Western art will add expanded viewing opportunities in June

    published May 21, 2014

    It's been two years since the once-private Anschutz Collection -- one of the world's most comprehensive collections of Western art -- first opened its doors to the public for limited guided tours in i... More >>

  • Another 100 Colorado Creatives: Stephen Batura
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    Another 100 Colorado Creatives: Stephen Batura

    published May 20, 2014

    #81: Stephen Batura Colorado native Stephen Batura is a painter's painter, best-known for his large, monochromatic works on wood panels inspired by Charles Lillybridge's photographs of everyday life ... More >>

  • Screen Time

    published May 15, 2014

    Downtown Denver will be ground zero this afternoon if you’re looking for something fun, free and totally unexpected to do: From 1:30 to 3:30... More >>

  • Garland Park:  Garland Park is <I>my</I> park, and why I'll reluctantly share it with you
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    Garland Park: Garland Park is my park, and why I'll reluctantly share it with you

    published May 19, 2014

    Our current cover story, Alan Prendergast's "Party in the Park," looks at how Denver's park rangers are gearing up for a busy summer season. In response, Westword writers are weighing in with appraisa... More >>

  • On the Wall

    published May 8, 2014

    While debate continues over the city’s handling of public art projects, there are some promising back-door efforts in the private sector.... More >>

  • The Red Bull Canvas Cooler Project will send Mario Zoots and Jaime Molina to SCOPE Miami
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    The Red Bull Canvas Cooler Project will send Mario Zoots and Jaime Molina to SCOPE Miami

    published May 16, 2014

    Red Bull's national cooler challenge stopped in Denver this week with a mission for twenty handpicked Denver artists: Each was presented with a Red Bull cooler covered in canvas and asked to turn it i... More >>

  • Gallery Sketches: Three shows for the weekend of May 16-18
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    Gallery Sketches: Three shows for the weekend of May 16-18

    published May 16, 2014

    Art is everywhere this weekend, including dozens of stops on the district-wide RiNo Art Safari on Saturday. Here are three singular shows worth checking out in other neighborhoods. See also: TEXT, at... More >>

  • I Came Here for a Party

    published May 8, 2014

    “One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got in my pajamas, I don’t know.” It’s vaudevillian lines like this,... More >>

  • Another 100 Colorado Creatives: Tobias Fike
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    Another 100 Colorado Creatives: Tobias Fike

    published May 15, 2014

    #82: Tobias Fike Nebraska native Tobias Fike, now working in Colorado after earning his MFA at the University of Colorado Boulder, isn't tied down by a particular medium or discipline -- or even a pa... More >>

  • Bright Lights, Big City

    published May 8, 2014

    CultureHaus, a young-professionals’ support group for the Denver Art Museum, works all year to raise funds for selective DAM programming.... More >>

  • Twenty Denver artists vie for a spot at SCOPE Miami at the Red Bull Canvas Cooler Project
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    Twenty Denver artists vie for a spot at SCOPE Miami at the Red Bull Canvas Cooler Project

    published May 14, 2014

    Earlier this week, twenty handpicked local artists, each representing a different Denver restaurant or bar, gathered at the McNichols Building, where they'd been invited to participate in the touring ... More >>

  • The Denver Cruiser Ride 2014 hits the road tonight with a block party on wheels
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    The Denver Cruiser Ride 2014 hits the road tonight with a block party on wheels

    published May 14, 2014

    Denver Cruiser Ride big wheel Brad Evans continues to find ways to keep the weekly, costumed bike crawl on a roll. So when the first ride of 2014 -- with a "Reds and Robes" theme -- starts tonight at ... More >>

  • Another 100 Colorado Creatives: Andy Berg
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    Another 100 Colorado Creatives: Andy Berg

    published May 13, 2014

    #83: Andy Berg Andy Berg sees painting as an inner calling, and offers no conceptual mumbo-jumbo when explaining what he does: He paints. His large abstract canvases are imbued with the mystery of in... More >>

  • Mixed Grill

    published May 8, 2014

    MCA Denver’s Huevos Rancheros series is more than just a chance exchange of culture, says museum programming director Sarah Kate Baie; after... More >>

  • Gallery Sketches: Three shows for the weekend of May 9-11
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    Gallery Sketches: Three shows for the weekend of May 9-11

    published May 09, 2014

    In a town with such an active co-op and alternative art scene, you don't want to limit your gallery adventures to First Fridays -- because you'd miss out on a lot of great art, including shows opening... More >>

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