Richard Peterson

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    May 23, 2014

    Gallery Sketches: Four shows for the weekend of May 23-25

    Art doesn't go on vacation or take three-day weekends, and this weekend's bounty proves it. Here are a few shows -- big, small, serious and not so serious -- to check out while you're kicking back. See also: Stephen Batura, Stream, Ironton Gallery

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    February 20, 2014

    100 Colorado Creatives: Richard Alden Peterson

    #3: Richard Alden Peterson From his stint documenting punk-rockers in the 1970s and snapping art images for the early Bay Area zine Search and Destroy to his current gig -- only one of many -- as house photographer at MCA Denver, Richard Alden Peterson has covered a lot of ground with camera in han ... More >>

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    December 28, 2012

    Twelve Denver arts flashbacks from 2012

    Art-museum shows reigned in 2012, from a couple of demographic-busting blockbusters at the Denver Art Museum to a visual constellation of exhibits at the Museum of Contemporary Arts Denver, the Colorado Photographic Arts Center and other satellites that paid tribute to a West Coast punk moment in ti ... More >>

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    December 21, 2012

    10 things to do for $10 in Denver this weekend (5 free!), December 21-23

    Yeah, the world might end tonight. But just in case it doesn't, hold onto some of your cash, rather than ending up like one of Harold Camping's followers. Because there will be plenty of ways to spend it this weekend in Denver, where bargain activities include skating at a roller disco, dancing away ... More >>

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    June 21, 2012
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    June 8, 2012

    Ten things to do for $10 this weekend, June 8-10, 2012

    Down to your last ten dollars? Don't worry, there are plenty of things you can do this weekend that cost a Hamilton or less. Gawk at a performance artist living in a box, usher in summer at a dance party, or pretend you're in Paris at a Francophile craft party. You might even have some money left ov ... More >>

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    April 12, 2012
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    April 3, 2012

    Noah Van Sciver goes to Bruce Conner & Richard Peterson at MCA

    This past Friday night, MCA Denver opened its Search & Destroy exhibition, which displayed everything from the works of photographers Bruce Conner and Richard Peterson to old copies of MRR to posters and large-scale Black Flag art. Backbeat cartoonist Noah Van Sciver was there and brings back his in ... More >>

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    April 3, 2012

    Noah Van Sciver goes punk at MCA Denver

    Editor's note: Westword cartoonist Noah Van Sciver paints the town like nobody else, as demonstrated in his recaps of visits to the Denver Art Museum, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and out own Westword Artopia (Make sure you read Noah's blog for more comics and wonderment, including his sp ... More >>

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    March 26, 2012

    Photos: Richard Peterson and the Art of a Warrior Tribe at the Gildar Gallery

    A new MCA Denver satellite show, Richard Peterson and the Art of a Warrior Tribe, opened on Friday, March 23, at the Gildar Gallery, and will be up through April 20. Curated by the MCA's Adam Lerner, it's one cog in the machine called Search & Destroy, an exploration of the cross-discipline West Coa ... More >>

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    March 23, 2012

    Ten things to do for $10 this weekend, March 23-25, 2012

    Spring is finally here, and that means that more people are touring this way, more patios are opening, and there are plenty more ways to get out and have fun. But just because you'll be going out more doesn't mean you have to part with your hard-earned cash. From '80s-themed burlesque to punk-art sh ... More >>

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    February 9, 2012

    Illiterate's Adam Gildar goes solo in a new chapter for Denver arts

    Adam Gildar, Westword MasterMind (Class of 2011), is having a hard time getting used to saying "I" rather than "we" when speaking about happenings at his South Broadway gallery: Formerly known as Illiterate and managed by three partners including Gildar, it's now re-entering the art-scene fray as Gi ... More >>