Pop-ups, takeovers and celebrations rule the gallery scene this weekend, when a plethora of unexpected exhibitions will take flight all over town. Here are some picks to guide you through the many alternatives. See also: Writing on the Wall: Street Werkz at the Firehouse Art Center
#70: Thomas Scharfenberg As an artist, Thomas Scharfenberg isn't so interested in getting ahead. Instead, he prefers to brighten the underground with patterned murals and painted rocks placed in unexpected settings. He borrows a little from street art, the DIY movement and his one-time mentor at th ... More >>
Coloradans like to celebrate their state almost as much as they like to live in it. Longmont's second annual Front Range Film Fest, running Thursday through Saturday, "Connects the Front Range to Film," with three feature-length films and a series of shorts, most of which are by local filmmakers. " ... More >>
Like pine beetles, Boulder artist Jill Powers does some of her best work in bark. Her mixed media fiber sculptures and installations draw on exotic natural materials, from seed pods to a tough inner bark called Kozo that happens to be "sustainably grown" -- and that's good news, since Powers's new e ... More >>
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