If you're a Denverite who loves social media and German beer, you've probably already hoisted your one-liter mug and toasted "der Gemütlichkeit" at either Denver's official Oktoberfest downtown or at one of the many bars and restaurants partaking in the annual Bavarian festival. We know what you've ... More >>
Lions and dragons and boats took over Sloan's Lake Park this past weekend as thousands braved the heat to eat, shop and play at the 2014 Colorado Dragon Boat Festival. The culture of the Philippines was showcased this year, but entertainment included everything from Japanese taiko drumming and marti ... More >>
Summer's starting to fly by -- we hope your money's not flying away with it. To help you survive the season with a soft landing, we've compiled a list of nine (possibly ten) events this weekend that won't cost you a dime -- but are still rich in entertainment value. Race a boat, go for a roll... you ... More >>
The big food news: Colorado cantaloupe season kicks off today, when pickers hit the fields to start harvesting Rocky Ford cantaloupes. "We love it when people come experience our famous cantaloupes at one of our grower's markets, but those who can't make it to Rocky Ford will find fresh field-ripene ... More >>
Early this year, it looked as if the Colorado Shakespeare Festival might be on its last legs. But after some re-organization, a strong marketing push and a tightening of the festival's focus, the New York Times named the CSF one of the summer's hot tickets -- and A Midsummer Night's Dream opened l ... More >>
Summer is all about festivals: There's no better way to get away for a day without ever leaving town. International fests take you to faraway places right in your own back yard, others celebrate ethnic cultures, urban enthusiasms, arts-and-crafts, the joy of eating or just being yourself in a judgme ... More >>
Global Dance Festival's lineup for 2013 was just announced. The homegrown EDM festival will once again take place over three back-to-back nights at Red Rocks, kicking off on Friday, July 19, and running through Sunday, July 21, and will feature an array of acts that include Beats Antique, EOTO, Savo ... More >>
"This is the season of light for so many faiths," says Carol Kozak Ward of the Colorado Hebrew Chorale. And so tonight, the group is inviting everyone to the annual Festival of Lights at Four Mile Historic Park. The singers open the celebration to anyone interested in sharing the traditions of Hanuk ... More >>
Oktoberfest might just be everyone's favorite holiday. Not that anyone needs an excuse to pound beers and eat sausage all weekend. But if everyone's doing it, no one can judge you, right? In the middle of your lager and bratwurst haze, though, you might wonder this: "Why are we celebrating Oktoberfe ... More >>
Mayor Michael Hancock: beer geek. Okay, that might be a slight exaggeration. Still, Hizzoner will make his second appearance at a Denver craft brewery in as many weeks when he kicks off Prost Brewing's three-day Oktoberfest celebration this Friday and taps the first keg of the brewery's new Märzen ... More >>
The Colorado Dragon Boat Festival will pay tribute to the victims of the Aurora movie theater shootings tomorrow during the opening ceremony.
The Colorado Dragon Boat Festival, an annual celebration of Asian Pacific American culture, returns to Sloan's Lake for its twelfth year on July 28 and 29. The action-packed weekend kicks off with the popular Dragon Boat races, with over fifty teams slated to complete in the ancient Chinese summerti ... More >>
See Also: - People of Global Dance Festival 2012 - People of Global Dance Festival 2011 - Colorado's dance scene was Global before EDM became mainstream - 50 Most Memorable People at Global Dance Festival As dance music fans, it seems like nowadays we're all just waiting for the inevitable drop, t ... More >>
If you missed the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade yesterday, you didn't see Broomfield's Legacy High School Lightning Marching band. The more than two-mile parade for Legacy High marked the first time in ten years that a Colorado high school marched in the parade. Big photo below.
"Candice," by Marie Vlasic.Denver artist Marie Vlasic is no Shrinking Marie, and it shows in her striking work: full frontal, super-real portraits that don't shy away from anything, make your jaw drop and sing the body electric. That considered, Vlasic is also an aficionado of the Burning Man ... More >>
Guy MorissetteMemorial Day weekend is just around the corner, which kicks off the summer festival season. From sweaty outdoor concerts to snooty art crawls, here are the good, bad and ugly of the Metro-area's most popular festivals.
Celebrate the Festival of Lights at the Ritz-Carlton, 1881 Curtis Street, which will hold a Hanukkah Party with candle-lighting, latkes, wine and more tonight at 6 p.m. The party is free; for more info, call 303-312-3800. For information on dozens of culinary events around town, visit our on ... More >>
"I've wanted a Big Boy for years after my first trip to Burning Man," says Charlie Puma, owner of Enzo's End Pizzeria, 3424 East Colfax. Burning Man, an annual week-long art and dance festival held every year in the Black Rock Desert in northern Nevada, commences with a ritual burning of a ... More >>
Global Dance Festival 2009 (Official Video)Monolith may get more press, but of the summer's Red Rocks festivals, Global Dance Festival is not only bigger and more well-established, it's also a better place to see lots of gorgeous, half-naked women (see the video embedded above, which may be NSFW de ... More >>
Denver is playing host to the Olympics of beer games this month -- and it could be a historic one if the city's fortieth annual Oktoberfest also turns out to be its last. Larimer Associates, the real estate company that owns Oktoberfest as well as Larimer Square and numerous other properties ... More >>
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