Back in April, when representatives of the Republican National Committee were touring Denver to determine if it would make a good location for the 2016 GOP convention, we came up with a list of ten alternative Denver places to take them -- including the city's dankest corner and the newly remodeled ... More >>
This first First Friday is jammed with new art, as is the whole weekend, which also includes two June traditions: the Capitol Hill People's Fair and the Art Students League Summer Art Market. From fine art photography to collectible-toy decorating, you're bound to find something artful to see and do ... More >>
Last month, we shared a post about Denver's top twelve tourist attractions based on attendance, as calculated by Visit Denver. But what about those places that are well worth checking out but aren't nearly as well known as Red Rocks and the 16th Street Mall? Visit Denver's Denver.org site features ... More >>
Paint the town! Local artists registered in the Denver Plein Air Arts Fest have been taking their talents to the streets -- and the foothills -- painting locations around town.The artists "set up an easel and then they have to paint what they see and they have to finish the piece in one standing," s ... More >>
"People go to the Denver Art Museum all the time, they go to the Denver Public Library and they don't really think of the history behind those things," explains Ashley Rogers, assistant director of the Byers-Evans House Museum. The mission of the new exhibit Anne Evans: Colorado's Cultural Visionary ... More >>
"April hath put a spirit of youth in everything." -- Sonnet XCVIII References to April -- arguably the most literary month, if not the cruelest -- abound in the works of Shakespeare. No one's completely sure about the exact date of his birth, but records indicate he was baptized on April 26, 1564; ... More >>
In the video documentary Flashing on the Sixties, by Lisa Law (, whose photographs are on view through February at the Byers-Evans House Museum), it's noted that even in the early alternative hippie world of communes and cohabitation, women still did the traditional "woman's work" -- they cooked and ... More >>
Kill holiday burn-out this weekend and save that found-money you've got after returning those knock-off electronics. Simply take these ten suggestions for weekend entertainment, all of which will cost you a Hamilton or less. And for our full guide to what's-going-on-Denver, simply peruse the Westwor ... More >>
This afternoon's holiday event at the beautiful Byers-Evans House Museum could be just your cup of tea. The Christmas tea that starts at 1:30 p.m. includes a tour of the circa 1883 house that was once the home of William Byers, founder of the Rocky Mountain News, as well as refreshments. And ... More >>
Norman Broomhall Tonight's First Friday? It's off the clock. Galleries all over town are spilling over with shows worth celebrating in Denver Arts Week style. But it also marks what might be the best collection of photography shows and events to come out at once since last March's Month of Ph ... More >>
With blue skies predicted for the next few days, there ain't no way First Friday won't be sprouting artwalkers like dandelions. Spring is here, the art is good and the art districts are alive with the breath of things to come. Here are a few of our First Friday picks.
Drew Englander, Illiterate GalleryWhy is this First Friday different from all other First Fridays? In most ways, it isn't, and that's the real beauty of it. But it is Denver Arts Week's Know Your Arts First Friday Arts Walk, meaning the monthly evening art walk event in arts districts all ove ... More >>
The Beats go on at the Mercury Cafe.
The fun of First Friday is in the variety: Choose your district and you choose the whole ambiance of your evening. And while we encourage you to support your local galleries no matter where they roost, here are a couple of suggestions about where to start tonight. Photographer Hal Gould, a civic tre ... More >>
The Byers-Evans House Museum hosts a nostalgic Christmas program.
Museums stay open for one special night.
A new play tells real Colorado ghost stories.
Photo by Rob Lowell Are you one of those people who loves to talk, but no one wants to listen? Well, we've got good news for you: There are at least three organizations in Denver that want your story.
International photographers focus on Denver all month.
Limericks add sauce to literary stew
May 7 - 13, 1998