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  • The RAW Project Murals Are Anything but Elementary
    September 23 at 6:52 a.m. by Kenzie Bruce

    The RAW Project is still under way in Denver, with some local artists just starting their work after finishing up at last week's CRUSH event. But many murals have been completed by national and international artists at the three elementary schools…

     
  • See Why Denver Street Art Fans Have a Crush on CRUSH
    September 18 at 1:30 p.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    For the past week, Colorado Crush brought street artists to the RiNo arts district to paint the walls with murals. The festival wrapped up Sunday, September 18, and once again, after the festival, Denver looked even more beautiful. All photos by…

     
  • Cuba Comes Stateside at Havana Nights in Denver
    September 17 at 9:15 a.m. by Kenneth Hamblin III

    Cuban art, music and food was celebrated this weekend at Havana Nights, a two-day celebration starting Friday, September 15. Part of Biennial of the Americas, Havana Nights even showcased CRUSH muralists. All photos by Kenneth Hamblin III.

     

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  • CRUSH 2017: Before and After
    September 16 at 11:47 a.m. by Kenzie Bruce

    The walls of RiNo have changed a lot over the past week during CRUSH 2017. Between Monday, September 11, and Friday, September 15, some areas have become unrecognizable. See the progress this year's artists have made in these before and after…

     
  • CRUSH 2017: Can You Guess These Artists?
    September 13 at 1:08 p.m. by Kenzie Bruce

    With RiNo replete with artists for CRUSH 2017, both familiar and unfamiliar styles and colors adorn the walls of nearly every corner. How well do you recognize different artists' work? Take a look at these details from pieces old and new — and quiz…

     
  • Paint the Town:  A Look at CRUSH 2017, Day One
    September 12 at 10:37 a.m. by Kenzie Bruce

    On September 11, CRUSH kicked off its seventh annual festival. One hundred artists are participating in this year's CRUSH, and some started painting early; a few murals are already completed. Their efforts were rewarded that evening with an opening…

     
  • Hot Cars and Hot Weather at the Rock n' Roll Car Show
    September 11 at 5:37 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    The seventh annual Rock n' Roll Car Show revved up in Northglenn on September 10, 2017. Crowds admired colorful and classic cars at this ultimate heavy-metal show. Photos by Brandon Marshall.

     
  • Make Time for BLUSH: A Burlesque Fantasy at the Clocktower
    September 8 at 5:16 p.m. by Kenneth Hamblin III

    BLUSH: A Burlesque Fantasy, produced by Champagne Shuga Nova and DD Honeybee, debuted at the Clocktower Cabaret on September 2. It will return to the venue for three more nights this month, including Saturday, September 9. All photos by Kenneth…

     
  • Ten Photos That Will Make You Want to Catch Meow Wolf at CRUSH
    September 7 at 6:45 a.m. by Kenzie Bruce

    CRUSH returns for its seventh year in RiNo on September 11, and the weeklong event is bigger than ever, with more artists, more walls and a major presence from Meow Wolf, a sponsor of the event, which will host two murals and a vending booth. Get a…

     
  • Open Farm Days at Rescued Friends Animal Sanctuary
    September 6 at 6:29 a.m. by Kenneth Hamblin III

    Over Labor Day weekend, Rescued Friends Animal Sanctuary in Fort Collins hosted an open-farm extravaganza, where you could meet the animals, play games, dine on tasty vegan cuisine and learn all about the nonprofit's mission. All photos by Kenneth…

     
  • The Denver Tattoo Arts Convention Makes Its Mark
    September 4 at 12:06 a.m. by Aaron Thackeray

    The first Denver Tattoo Arts Convention Expo filled the Colorado Convention Center with amazing examples of ink and art September 1 through September 3, 2017. Tattoo experts and celebrities traveled to Denver from across the country to showcase…

     
  • The Best Costumes of Nan Desu Kan 2017
    September 2 at 6 p.m. by Danielle Lirette

    Nan Desu Kan bills itself as the biggest anime convention in the Rocky Mountain region. And the cos players who show up for it go all out, dressing up as their favorite anime characters. Here are some of the best costumes from the 2017 festivities.…

     
  • A Crash Course in CRUSH From Ten Denver Artists
    August 29 at 1:49 p.m. by Lila Thulin

    As CRUSH 2017 approaches, RiNo is gearing up for an explosion of art. This year's street-art festival will run from September 11 through September 17 and feature 100 muralists and graffiti artists; seventy of them are Coloradans. Get a jump on the…

     
  • Berkeley Park Pool Goes to the Dogs!
    August 28 at 6:08 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Before the city's public pools are drained for the summer, Denver Parks and Recreation hosts the annual Dog-a-Pool-ooza at the William Scheitler Recreation Center. On Sunday, August 27, the pool at Berkeley Park went to the dogs, as hundreds of…

     
  • The 'Duct Stops Here: New Art Covers the I-70 Viaduct
    August 25 at 4:40 p.m. by Kenzie Bruce

    Close to thirty local artists are now working on 'Duct-Work 2, a second iteration of the original project organized by Denver Arts and Skills Center, and the artists have made some surprising and innovative additions to the concrete canvas this…

     
  • The Hotel Born Delivers an Impressive Denver Art Collection
    August 25 at 6:38 a.m. by Linnea Covington

    The Kimpton Hotel Born opened in mid-August at 1600 Wewatta Street, in a brand-new building that's a work of art on its own. But the hotel is also full of art; 32 local artists are represented by more than 700 works. All photos by Linnea…

     
  • The Freakiest Fashion at Colorfest
    August 21 at 12:20 p.m. by Miles Chrisinger

    Denver body artists came out in force to decorate the attendees of Colorfest, an event merging both fashion and music-festival culture in one wild night. All photos by Miles Chrisinger.

     
  • The Art and People of the Denver City Tattoo Club's Landlocked Art Show
    August 20 at 7 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    The Denver City Tattoo Club hosted the eighth annual Landlocked Art Show on August 19, 2017, spotlighting some of the most talented artists in Colorado's tattoo community.

     
  • This Weekend's Chillest Party: Tubing Down the Platte River
    August 20 at 6 a.m. by Miles Chrisinger

    Revelers met at the Breckenridge Brewery in Littleton to tube their way down the Platte River on a lazy Saturday in August. All photos by Miles Chrisinger.

     
  • Paint the Town: Street Artists Return to the I-70 Viaduct
    August 17 at 7:45 a.m. by Kenzie Bruce

    On Friday, August 18, Denver artists will begin creating murals on blank spaces along the I-70 viaduct as part of 'duct-work 2. Although the controversial I-70 expansion project would eliminate the viaducts, these artists, the Denver Arts and…

     

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