No need to sweat the rising temperatures: Your next kid-tastic adventure is just a fountain away. That's right, the Denver metro area boasts some of the coolest, child-friendly fountains known to man, most adjacent to day-trip-worthy family attractions -- and all free. What are you waiting for? Grab ... 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 >>
"Robert Adams was teaching English at Colorado College in the early 1960s when he met Myron Wood, who taught him the basics of photography," Westword art critic Michael Paglia writes in a preview of the upcoming Adams show at the Denver Art Museum. "But instead of taking the traditional appro ... More >>
For a photo of the installation, see the Denver Post storyWithin just a few hours of the time local artist Talia Kauk installed 1,000 paper cranes outside the Hamilton Building of the Denver Art Museum yesterday, without permission, security came out, snipped them down and tossed them in the ... More >>
Fall Logan Lectures series gets under way.
It's nice to see that Santa likes to unwind in the Rocky Mountains after a tough holiday season. But I'm thinking that ol' Kris Kringle has a little too much time on his hands after watching this video of "Santa Colorado" pounding Columbia Crest wine on his back porch and dancing/fighing with his do ... More >>
Federal prosecutors have indicted an Ohio man who they say threatened to bomb the Denver International Airport and then shoot himself in the bathroom this October. According to the indictment, if he somehow survived the bomb and the gunshot (apparently he didn't have much confidence in his mayhem sk ... More >>
Photos by James Mitchell Evans. Creative Music Works Thursday, June 20, 2008 Denver Art Museum Better than: A typical Thursday night at the DAM Last night, I walked into what has to be one of the strangest events that the two-year old Hamilton Building in the Denver Art Museum has put on. In a col ... More >>
After running with the idea of building a new and mostly subterranean Colorado History Museum within Civic Center for months (as discussed here in “Going Under?”) the board of the Colorado Historical Society, in a rare moment of clarity, formally rejected the idea at its January 31 meeting. T ... More >>
As we wrote about in “Pot of Gold," Joseph Brodsky, coffee buyer for the Denver-based boutique coffee roaster Novo Coffee, traveled to Ethiopia last October to search out the African origins of the Panamanian Geisha coffee bean, widely considered one of the best coffees in the world. When the tri ... More >>
The first wave of post-Mao contemporary Chinese artists settle in at Robischon.
The greater Civic Center has delivered a one-two punch to the mayor's ambitions.
Genghis Tron leads a noisy invasion.
From the week of October 20, 2005
A bid to move Herbert Bayer's sculpture to the DAM.
Additions to downtown's built environment and possible subtractions in the hinterlands.
The new DAM show highlights Pierre Bonnard's idiosyncratic vision.
The Dutch masters show at the Denver Art Museum is quite a treat.
The musical tale of a new American gains strength from its loving presentation.
The Alice Neel retrospective at the DAM is really something else.
Dumb's the word.