Frank Kwiatkowski

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    July 10, 2014
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    July 1, 2014

    Another 100 Colorado Creatives: Thomas Scharfenberg

    #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 >>

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    June 13, 2014

    Gallery Sketches: Three shows for the weekend of June 13-15

    It's Friday the thirteenth, but that's no reason to stay home: Tonight and in the days to come, Friday Flash, Denver Comic Con and OhHeckYeah will transform downtown into a wham! pow! high-tech and pop-culture art paradise, while the otherworldly, monumental glass shapes of Chihuly will wow the crow ... More >>

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    December 19, 2013
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    February 12, 2013

    100 Colorado Creatives: Onus Spears

    #94: Onus Spears Onus Spears (that's a stage name and Facebook alias) isn't your typical creative. He's been homeless at times, and he goes to AA meetings every day. He estimates that he's had dozens of jobs -- the number is in the hundreds, in fact -- over his 49 years. But he is also a man of stor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2013

    The arts in Denver: Ten people to watch in 2013

    The Denver Art Museum was on a roll in 2012 and it isn't slowing down in the new year, with exhibits showcasing Georgia O'Keeffe and Nick Cave's Soundsuits on their way. At MCA Denver, the Ladies Fancywork Society will soon have its day in the sun its own exhibition. The folks at the Denver County F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    Get to know Westword's Tom Murphy -- and more! -- at the Onus Spears talk show Rawlitix

    I can vouch for Rawlitix because I was a guest last month, and I had the time of my life. The Denver-centric live talk show conceived and hosted by local funny man and comedy promoter Onus Spears is still finding its legs, but it's a grand idea. Spears focuses on people -- writers, musicians, comics ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    10 things to do for $10 in Denver this weekend (5 free!), December 21-23

    Yeah, the world might end tonight. But just in case it doesn't, hold onto some of your cash, rather than ending up like one of Harold Camping's followers. Because there will be plenty of ways to spend it this weekend in Denver, where bargain activities include skating at a roller disco, dancing away ... More >>

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    November 15, 2012
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    April 13, 2012

    10 things to do for $10 this weekend, April 13-15, 2012

    This weekend rules. Just saying. There's tons of stuff to do that won't leave you eating cereal for dinner for a week, and whether you want to see a feminist spoken word night, go to a huge comedy show, or dance at an art opening, it's all here -- and all for under $10. So now you've got no excuse t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2012

    Download a track from Wheelchair Sports Camp's forthcoming EP, Where We All Live

    Wheelchair Sports Camp is back from this year's SXSW and survived their travels with very few cops and more than enough motivation. The band is set to release its new EP, Where We All Live, digitally on May 1, with limited copies available at Independent Records Store on Saturday, April 21, in honor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2012

    SXSW travelogue: Wheelchair Sports Camp march for peace and makes dough busking

    Farewell, Austin: Kalyn here checking in for Wheelchair Sports Camp and Company's last night at SXSW! Grab a cup of coffee -- you missed a lot since our last check-in: We took our precious time getting out of our RV park home yesterday and loaded in our gear to The Jr (Emo's) at 6 p.m. On the way, I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    Where to see prints by Frank Kwiatkowski Press in person

    ​Brian Bradley, a street artist who works under the name Frank Kwiatkowski, is a type 1 diabetic and his art focuses on his disease. He makes prints using traffic cones, a technique he came up with and has shared with other artists around town. He is this week's cover story, and if you'd like ... More >>

  • News

    August 4, 2011

    Illboard: A diabetic artist takes to the streets

    Brian Bradley's artwork reflects his struggles with diabetes and the health-care system

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Trekking through RiNo on an Art Safari

    ​We never ran into Dr. Livingstone last Saturday in the urban jungle, but we did see a lot of art during the district-wide RiNo Art Safari open studio artwalk event, a generous come-on to the public by artists and gallerists into River North Art District. During the space of only a couple of h ... More >>

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    March 31, 2011