Summertime, and the living is easy: sit under the stars and watch Steven Spielberg's E.T., attend a few art shows, catch a production of Hairspray. There's lots to do in Denver this fun-packed weekend -- and many of the best possibiities are free. For more entertainment opportunities, visit the Wes ... More >>
Carol "Connie" Boyer was a genealogical researcher and head of cataloging at the Denver Public Library until her retirement in 1988. She continued to gather information on her family's ancestry and, in 2006, donated her work to the library, which now houses the Boyer Family Genealogy in the Western ... More >>
They say there's no such thing as a free lunch. But there is free day care -- at our 2012 Best of Denver winner for "Best Free Service," Warm Welcome Childcare Center. If you've got business at Denver District or County Court, Warm Welcome will watch your tots for free. But that's not the only place ... More >>
Get out there this weekend.So by now you've given up on your New Year's resolutions, right? Of course you have. It's time to stop going to the gym on a Friday night, you tourist, and get back to having fun. There's plenty going on this weekend, whether you want to watch dudes wrestle in a bar ... More >>
Charles Ludeke: "Untitled4."The point of iWorld, which opened this week at the Colorado Photographic Arts Center, is pretty much contained in the title: We do live in an iWorld of our own making, and it's changing the face of the photographic image with its new level of immediacy -- instant g ... More >>
Decades of this city's history gathered last night in the stunning Gates Reading Room at the Denver Public Library to honor historian Tom Noel, aka Dr. Colorado, who received this year's Eleanor Gehres Award. And the fact that Noel had served on the Eleanor Gehres Award Committee for 2011 was ... More >>
The Denver Public Library's annual Used Book Sale continues today under the white tents on the north side of the main branch, and it's chock full of titles you wouldn't want to pay $24.99 for, but on which you might risk a buck (or two). Which isn't to say there's not a lot worth looking at. ... More >>
The Denver Public Library is in financial trouble. Since 2003, city budget constraints have caused the system to cut hours, reduce staff and spend less money on new books. And it may only get worse: Next year, the library has been instructed to cut another $2.5 million from its budget. Start ... More >>
Last year, it was potato salad. This year, the Denver Public Library is making book on salsa, asking readers to submit their best recipes; the top six will battle it out for $600 in prizes during Salsa Wars.
Organizer Chris Loffelmacher promises that this Fresh City Life program, held in con ... More >>
The Broncos' Mr. Congeniality.Join us for another dip into three Denver blogs.
In a Mile High Report fan post, jonmark93 disputes Post columnist Mark Kiszla's contention that character doesn't count, noting that Jay Cutler's never won an NFL playoff game. Can Tim Tebow achieve that goal and ... More >>
Green Route -- a green map to the city -- is kicking off a series of Green Route Restaurant Tours tonight, starting with a stop at 1515 Restaurant, 1515 Market Street. Attendees will meet owner Gene Tang and enjoy a special appetizer plus discounts on drinks. The tours are free, but you need ... More >>
Photo by KM NewnhamThe Denver Public Library is embracing this whole new media/social media thing wholeheartedly. They're active Twits: @DenverLibrary is the basic account, plus there's the account for the library's Fresh City Life program @FreshCityLife and others as well. You an find both of thos ... More >>
This weekend, it's all about Mom. Take her to the Denver Public Library, 10 West 14th Avenue Parkway, from 10:30 a.m. to noon today, May 9, for a free tea-service demo. To make a reservation, go to www.denverlibrary.org.
And before you take your mother to brunch on Sunday (check with your favorite ... More >>
Michael Paglia posted the news first: Adam Lerner, head of the Laboratory of Art and Ideas in Lakewood, will take over as director of the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, replacing Cydney Payton, who exited last fall.
And that's not all: In revealing the hire yesterday, the MCA board also annou ... More >>
Today in Backbeat Online:
• Flier of the week: Minor Authority at the Gothic.
• Talking during shows: the musicians' perspective -- Eric Shiveley.
• Talking during shows: the musicians' perspective -- Kurt Ottaway.
• Talking during shows: the musicians' perspective -- John Com ... More >>