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Literary Calendar: Donald Ray Pollock, Terry Tempest Williams and Harry Potter

2 months ago by Susan Froyd
What’s on your list for summer reading? A dark Peckinpah-esque page-turner? A celebration of national parks? Or both, with a new helping of Harry Potter to balance everything out? Here’s where to learn more. Donald Ray Pollock, The Heavenly Table Tattered Cover Colfax Avenue 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 27 2009...
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Julia Johnson Busted in Home Invasion, Caleb Williams Sorry He Stabbed Teacher

4 months ago by Michael Roberts
We've been keeping you updated on a home invasion in Golden in which suspects allegedly broke into the wrong house in search of $10,000 worth of drugs and cash. During the incident, homeowner/middle-school teacher Jesse Swift was stabbed as was one suspect, Caleb Williams. The latest: Julia Johnson, thought to be the so-called...
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Reviewed: Women of Abstract Expressionism, Translating Milk Into Milk (Both Closing), More

2 days ago by Michael Paglia
This is a good weekend to get out and see art, with some of this year's big shows nearing the end of their run. Keep reading for capsule reviews of current exhibits in metro Denver.  Closing this weekend: Transforming Milk Into Milk. The handsome Transforming Milk Into Milk, in the...
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That Used To Be What? Eight Fascinating Repurposed Historic Buildings

6 days ago by Ana Campbell
If Colorado seems exciting now, imagine what it must have felt like in the 1870s. We joined the Union that decade and saw the beginnings of the Colorado Silver Rush, during which about $80 million worth of silver was mined (and that's 1870s money, mind you). That caught the attention of...
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Denver Can Sweep the Homeless – but It Can't Sweep Away the Evidence

5 days ago by Chris Walker
Early on the morning of July 13, police officers arrived en masse at Confluence Park, as expected — only there were a lot more of them than seemed necessary. This was the moment that members of the advocacy group Denver Homeless Out Loud were waiting for; they wanted to document...
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Moon-hoax Fantasy Operation Avalanche Is Better at Faking Footage Than Making Us Care

11 days ago by Alan Scherstuhl
Matt Johnson's prankish Operation Avalanche boasts a strong half hour of footage that's fully engaged with this question: Could a couple of bright, Kubrick-obsessed A.V. geeks have faked the moon landing in 1969? Like the best speculative fiction, these scenes concern the practicalities. We see the gang's hidden-camera peek at...
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Reviewed: Expanding the Dialogue, Stephen Batura, Ana Maria Hernando and More

9 days ago by Michael Paglia
This is your last chance to see Drawing Never Dies at RedLine, which closes at 7 p.m. today, August 5. Keep reading for my capsule review of that show, as well as other exhibits you can still catch along the Front Range. — including Performance on Paper, which I review...
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Galleries: Fall Shows and Events at Havu, RedLine, Pattern Shop and Leon

23 days ago by Susan Froyd
Kick-start your Labor Day weekend and roll into September with visits to Denver galleries on First Friday and throughout the month. Here’s a peep at what’s new this weekend. Emilio Lobato and Virgil Ortiz: Evolution William Havu Gallery Through October 8Emilio Lobato and Virgil Ortiz show side-by-side — and in...
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Trumpeter Wesley Watkins Is Back in Denver and Stepping Out With the Other Black

23 days ago by Westword Music
While Denver-based band Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats played a "triumphant" homecoming headlining show at Red Rocks last month, many in the audience wondered about the absence of popular trumpet player Wesley Watkins.  Watkins has not been touring with the Night Sweats for a couple of months, which the...
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Review: Rhythm & Roots Dances Into the Denver Art Museum

25 days ago by Michael Paglia
Over the summer, the Denver Art Museum has presented shows and events about dance — not something ordinarily associated with fine art, since dance’s defining characteristic is movement, and few fine-art forms move. The programming has all been inspired by Rhythm & Roots: Dance in American Art; mounted on level...

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