Penney Bidwell

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2012

    Revolution Circus invites you to "join the circus and run the fuck away from home!"

    Has the calm before the edible storm that is Thanksgiving got you down in the dumps? Revolution Circus, a huge compendium of bands, freaks, sideshow acts, burlesque girls, body painters, acrobats, tatto artists, belly dancers, hoopers and other circusy things will take over City Hall for a many-leve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2011

    Fifteen best Denver ART moments in 2011

    Bicycle vs. Homing Pigeon vs. Moped from Village Voice Media on Vimeo.We've been rolling off lists this week like there's no tomorrow, and maybe there isn't, considering that pesky 2012 Mayan prophecy and all that. Earlier this week, Jef Otte presented his 10 best moments in Denver arts list, riffin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2011

    For Denver artist Penney Bidwell, life is a carnival

    Penney Bidwell's great-grandmother, Viola the tattooed lady.​ The story behind the group show Carnivalesque, on view at the Niza Knoll Gallery since September, isn't always bright and happy, as organizer and participant Penney Bidwell knows all too well. She comes from a family of carnies that ... More >>

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    October 13, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    10 things to do for $10 this weekend, September 23-25, 2011

    Not yet, zombie Waldo. NOT YET.​The city is ramping up for its Halloween phase, but before that goes down, we've got a few great things to spend your money on this week. Including plays, films, art shows and festivals. For the toughest among us, it's also the final week to get your yoga on in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    Carnivalesque goes backstage at the big top

    "Night Lights," Kathy Beekman.​ Artist Penney Bidwell knows the carnival life isn't always a circus. She ought to -- Bidwell comes from carny stock, and their memories and lore left her with a different view. And it's not as though we haven't all lived through a creepy-clown shiver or two in o ... More >>

  • Culture

    February 14, 2008

    Colorado Clay 2008

    Foothills Art Center presents a show with a potter’s spin.