October happens to be the national month to celebrate sarcasm, pizza and being a vegetarian. So, if you've fallen behind in partaking in any of these activities, this is the weekend where you can participate in several events that will get you back on track. Add in comedy and pumpkin chucking, and t ... More >>
Are you eager to go out this weekend but have an empty wallet? Fortunately, Denver is full of inexpensive entertainment, from a Cinco de Mayo fest to a birthday bash for the late, great James Brown. We've picked out ten of the best events in town, and none of them cost more than $10. Check out the W ... More >>
Does your family have a special charm that gets passed down from generation to generation? Do you keep a rabbit's foot keychain in your pocket for good luck? If you have jewelry or an object that means something to you, the Mizel Museum would love to display it. As part of its permanent exhibit, 4,0 ... More >>
The Mizel Museum is launching the ultimate voyage of aesthetic voyeurism: Denver Collects, a series of programs that takes the public to the homes of local art collectors. These community members have graciously opened their homes to the events, which focus on collections of contemporary work by Col ... More >>
New Israeli Cinema began unofficially six years ago, when Mizel Museum curator Georgina Kolber began showing Israeli films on the lawn of the museum on summer nights. But inclement weather and a slim selection of library titles didn't fulfill the curator's desires, so she approached the Denver Film ... More >>
Free fun isn't hard to find in Denver this week: You can learn about Jewish culture at the Mizel Museum, catch a zany improv show, or serenade a bar crowd at karaoke. Share more free events in our comments section below, and check out the Westword calendar for a full listing of events. See also: ... More >>
The extended Valentine's holiday is over and the wavering Colorado weather is threatening some overdue winter snow, but that's no reason stay in this week. From a day of exploration at the Mizel Museum to a classic pre-talkie Clara Bow film and a night of Do-It-Yourself DJing, there are several fun, ... More >>
Running two nights only -- tonight and tomorrow at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts -- A Journey of the Human Spirit is an incredible three-part look at life before, during and after the Holocaust. Based on composer Viktor Ullmann and librettist Peter Kien's fifty-minute opera The Emperor o ... More >>
It started a few years ago with a slight buzz, but the concept of buying local has become a resonant holiday-season mantra for urban forward-thinkers. In its wake, handmade holiday markets are thriving, all packed to the rafters with the work of regional crafters, jewelers and artisans. A slew of sa ... More >>
Happy Monday! There's more than one reason to look forward to hump day this week, including commemorative birthday celebrations for one of our country's most influential foodies. Here the rest of menu:
Joe Wandell spent a large part of his life wondering who he was, and in his one-man show, Mekong Joe, he invites you in on the search. This isn't one of those all too common protagonist-finding-himself stories, because Wandell's story is anything but common. In 1976, during the U.S. withdrawal from ... More >>
Detail, "Many Faces of Pele," Monica Aiello. Though we don't often give it much thought, art has been locked in a love-clutch with science since the first caveman picked up a cinder and used it to draw on a wall. And while a lot of that has to do with things like chemical reactions, makeup o ... More >>
I never make resolutions or even expect to be able to stick to one; it's my nature to veer, day-to-day, with the winds and the waves. If I'm hungry, I eat. If I want to be alone, I cocoon. That's just me, but I'm not at all against the idea of others making and keeping their own. So because I'm nosy ... More >>
American Craft Beer Week is over, but that doesn't mean all the food-and-drink fun has left the building: Between the annual Blues, Brews and BBQ festival at Beaver Creek Resort and dozens of events closer to home, there's plenty to fill your calendar. Here's a taste of what's ahead:
Creating a self-portrait in cyberspace.
Dean Singleton. Dean Singleton haters, of which there are many, likely gagged on their Cocoa Puffs this morning while reading "Post Owner Gets Honors, Ribbing," a laudatory account of last night's Mizel Museum dinner, during which the MediaNews Group CEO and Post publisher was given the organizatio ... More >>
The newly renamed Mizel Museum Artist Alliance wears its modern moniker with pride. Formerly known as the Colorado Jewish Artists Guild, the organization chose its altered designation in order to reflect a more international membership and scope of work. In celebration, the inward-looking art of s ... More >>
The story of how the residents of a little village in World War II-era Vichy France harbored 400 Jewish refugee children from the Nazis already seems tailor-made for the big screen. But documentary filmmaker Lisa Gossels had the real inside story: Her father and uncle were among the children given r ... More >>
MediaNews Group vice chairman and chief executive officer/Denver Post publisher Dean Singleton faces the same kind of bleak economic outlook as any newspaper magnate, albeit with a number of intriguing twists -- among them the potential closure of the Rocky Mountain News, the Post's joint-operatin ... More >>
Light From the Desert is a harmonic bid for peace.
Symbiosis examines progress versus nature.
The message is in the medium at the Mizel Museum's new show.
Denver is buzzing with interesting, worthwhile shows.
There's new realism at the Mizel Center, a new spot for the Mizel Museum, and news at the DAM.
Art and politics mix it up in the season opener at Denver's MCA.
Beauty at Cordell Taylor, ties at RMCAD, trouble at Mizel and an insult hurled at the DAM.
Big changes are coming up in Denver's art and architecture ranks.
A pair of forgotten Jewish artists are rediscovered in Denver.
Combining the Bible with contemporary art gets mixed results at the Singer Gallery.
September 10 - 16, 1998