Since the start of the new year, we've been filling our four blogs -- Show and Tell, Backbeat, Cafe Society and the Latest Word -- with a Colorado bucket list of the 100 things to do before you kick it. We've already shared Show and Tell Bucket List picks 25-16 and and 15-6. Here are the final fiv ... More >>
The instructors at the Art Students League of Denver practice what they teach, as evidenced by Revisiting: Celebrating 10 Years of the Visiting Artist Series at ASLD, a special exhibit opening this weekend. Offering art classes for every medium, the 25-year-old ASLD is a community-centric, non-prof ... More >>
Even as the third annual US Pro Challenge takes off from Aspen today, a bicycle-art show is taking off a Denver International Airport. Using bicycles, artists have created representation of all the cities involved in the US Pro Challenge: Aspen/Snowmass, Breckenridge, Steamboat Springs, Beaver Creek ... More >>
No need to check your watch if you're at the light-rail station at Littleton and Mineral: Robert Tully took full advantage of Colorado's sunny days when he created his public-art piece, "The Silver Band of Present Time." He recently took a few minutes to talk with us about art, public transportatio ... More >>
Not only does RTD get you where you need to go, almost every stop features an art installation. At the Colorado light-rail station, you'll find a gigantic pair of Western boots created by Ries Niemi. In this first of a series on the art at light-rail stations, we asked Niemi a few questions about ... More >>
Is Denver International Airport in the dark? The airport will be celebrating touchy-feely Earth Hour tomorrow, turning off lights between 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 23. The black-out includes the illuminated DIA sign along Pena Boulevard, the illuminated sign marking the Jeppesen Ter ... More >>
Although the fancy architect is gone and the ownership of Santiago Calatrava's DIA expansion design is still up in the air, plans for construction of the South Terminal, including a light-rail station and a public plaza, are moving forward. That means Denver could soon commission another $3 m ... More >>
Pics below.The folks at the Yahoo! travel feature Wanderlust have come up with a list of the five most bizarre public art displays in these United States, and, predictably, the Blue Mustang at Denver International Airport made the final cut. More surprisingly, it only places third. This, my f ... More >>
Denver International Airport has thirty pieces of art in its permanent collection, not including "Mountain Mirage," which will soon disappear entirely, and Anubis, the Tut-touting statue at DIA until late this month. Too bad it won't be around longer: I like having the God of the Underworld ... More >>
Thanks to the Anubis statue now standing guard outside Denver International Airport, all those conspiracy theories about DIA have taken off again -- and they've landed the airport smack-dab in today's edition of USA Today. "Officials insist the 26-foot tall statue of the ancient Egyptian go ... More >>
Denver International Airport has already inspired a planeload of conspiracy theories -- that it's built on an Indian graveyard, that aliens live in tunnels below the terminal, that it's set up to become a concentration camp for Denver citizens. The long-delayed installation of Luis Jimenez's ... More >>
Fresh from shmoozing with Barack Obama, John Hickenlooper will be at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House tonight, presenting the 2008 Mayor's Awards for Excellence in the Arts to Charles Burrell, the Denver Young Artists, Su Teatro and the Bloomsbury Review, as well as a Mayor's Cultural Legacy Award to ... More >>
Denver International Airport's giant blue "Mustang" sculpture -- and the controversy surrounding it -- has gone national. Public debate sparked by local realtor Rachel Hultin's Facebook group "DIA's Heinous Blue Mustang Has Got to Go" -- a development first reported by Westword -- has spread across ... More >>
Usually when someone wants to commit armed robbery, he'll bring along a weapon that combines stealth, convenience and anonymity -- a small gun, for instance. Not so one enterprising Colorado Springs man, who this week brazenly robbed one area 7-Eleven store (and tried to knock over a second) armed o ... More >>
The enormous “Mustang” sculpture finally made its way to the ground of Denver International Airport yesterday, only fourteen years past deadline. Crews installed the 32-foot fiberglass horse where Pena Boulevard splits south of the main terminal. The rearing beast comes complete with an astoundi ... More >>
This place is a zoo!
Bright spots in a down-and-dirty campaign season.
Denver's last dance for the '90s.
Printed matter papers the walls at the William Havu Gallery.