Lisa Gedgaudas

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2014

    Another 100 Colorado Creatives: Ginger White Brunetti

    #58: Ginger White Brunetti When you see a new mural beautifying urban greenway walls or walk into an exhibit at the McNichols Building in Civic Center Park, you do so under the watch of Ginger White Brunetti, who as deputy director of Denver Arts & Venues oversees city-owned cultural hot spots and ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 24, 2014
  • Blogs

    June 10, 2014

    Ten places to chill this summer in Denver

    With the temperatures heating up, finding cool, fun places in Denver to beat the heat is a necessity. From the chilled out vibe and atmosphere of Laserium at Gates Planetarium to the delicious, icy treats and prime people-watching of Sweet Action Ice Cream, there is lots to do inside while taking a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2014

    P.S.: Applications for P.S. You Are Here grants due May 30

    In 1983, Federico Peña's campaign for mayor of Denver urged us to "Imagine a Great City." Once elected, Pena worked to create that city, pushing through Denver's One Percent for Art program - which earmarked 1 percent of every major civic construction project for public art - and creating a cultura ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2014

    (Residency): Process to Consumption challenges artists and their fans to connect through art

    For (Residency): Process to Consumption, a new work-in-progress exhibition opening this week at the McNichols Building, Lisa Gedgaudas wanted to make people uncomfortable -- in a good way. As program director for Create Denver, Gedgaudas is the brains behind this project, one that unites artists wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2013

    The Denver Music Summit kicks off this Friday

    In 2009, a study commissioned by the Denver Office of Cultural Affairs, introduced Creative Vitality Index (CVI), a metric created by Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF) to measure our city's cultural viability. Based on Denver's CVI, the study determined the Mile High City was an emerging natio ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 19, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 5, 2013

    Create Denver gets a makeover in 2013

    Last month Create Denver invited residents to Come Play in the Park, an informal BYO-picnic celebration designed to raise awareness of the sights and amenities of Civic Center Park and its newest cultural jewel: the refurbished McNichols Building, the one-time Carnegie Library reborn as a gallery an ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 20, 2013
  • Blogs

    March 28, 2012

    WESTAF introduces Independent Music on Tour, a grant program for local musicians

    Just over a year ago, you might remember we posted a bit about the Western States Arts Federation's (WESTAF) TourWest program. We misunderstood the impetus of the program and mistakenly noted that the funds were earmarked specifically for helping local musicians finance their tour endeavors. While w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    2012 Westword Music Showcase Ballot

    Update 3/14/12: The polls are officially open. Please feel free to make your way to the 2012 Westword Music Showcase ballot and register your vote! The 2012 Westword Music Showcase ballot is here -- no more waiting. Well, that's not entirely true: You will have to wait another day or so before the ... More >>

  • Music

    July 14, 2005

    Flood Waters

    Born in the Flood's passionate rock sets a high-water mark.

  • Culture

    May 27, 2004

    Change and Continuity

    Roland Bernier's at Fresh Art, while Havu presents Aaron Karp, Sushe Felix and others.