One reason we return to Facebook again and again is to look at the pictures --and to share them, too. But when artists join in that endlessly unfolding online scrapbook, things really start to get interesting. Following are some of our favorite FB portraits of Colorado artists.
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Thirty-three and a third isn't just the number that School House Rock introduced you to back in fourth grade. And it's more than the culmination of a film trinity that made an entire jury say, "Hey, wait a minute, funny OJ from those Naked Gun movies? Let the man walk!" It's so much more than that. ... More >>
Expand your mind with cultural experiences this week -- without straining your wallet. There are plenty of enriching activities in town this week that won't cost you a cent, everything from free performance art to a talk with an experimental filmmaker to a vinyl party. Feel free to post information ... More >>
Mayor Michael Hancock, Arts & Venues Denver and the Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs just announced the 2012 recipients of the Mayor's Award for Excellence in the Arts: Denver's Art District on Santa Fe, Denver Ballet Guild and Emmanuel Gallery.
The awards will be presented at a free, public c ... More >>
Do you like your art small? If so, VSA Arts/Access Gallery is the place to be this Friday night, when works less than a foot square will be available for purchase at a 99 Pieces of Art on the Wall fundraiser. The art is not just all over the wall, but all over the place: Some is by teachers and some ... More >>
On such a lovely, long, almost-summer day, you should be out under the sun and the stars. The additional promise of visual surprises behind every wide-open door awaits at the Summer Solstice Celebration in the Navajo Street Art District, which runs Saturday, June 16 from noon to 9 p.m.
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It's should be a beautiful weekend in the neighborhood, and not just because there's a Mister Rogers-themed exhibit opening. From yoga in the park to yet another adult prom to a variety of innovative art shows, this weekend is full of things to do that won't cost more than $10. So get out there, enj ... More >>
Where was the art in Artopia? That was the question one reader asked after looking at a slide show of Westword's entertainment extravaganza that filled five venues on Broadway with music, fashion, food, drinks...and yes, lots and lots of art.
You couldn't miss it...if you were there.
To become well-known, artists usually have to find a niche. Once they become popular for their body of work within that forte, other projects are often over-shadowed. Guest curator for Vertigo Art Space, Mike McClung, is interested in defining popular Denver artists outside of their most-known work. ... More >>
Phil Bender was a famous artist long before he won the Mayor's Award for Excellence in the Arts this fall -- even if he was the one who hung himself with the "Famous Artist" tag.
So is it possible that the Piratical, tech-phobic Bender put up the Phill Bender Facebook page that suddenly appeared on ... More >>
Late last week, the unthinkable happened. Phil Bender -- founder of Pirate gallery and the generally accepted godfather of the Denver co-op scene -- mysteriously appeared on Facebook. Anyone who knows Phil even the least bit knows that he does not compute: doesn't trust a computer or a tweet, ... More >>
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 >>
Shrine by Melissa Getz
This is the first in a series of posts in honor of Denver Arts Week, saluting some of our favorite people and places on the arts scene.
When Pirate: A Contemporary Art Oasis opened on January 1, 1980, it was a true oasis -- both in an arts scene lacking in psychic alte ... More >>
Seems like just yesterday -- February, actually -- when the last round of the Mayor's Award for Excellence in the Arts, with the winners for 2010, was announced. But 2011 will see another group of honorees, because the next awards presentation has been moved up to November 3, the start of Denver Ar ... More >>