Things to Do

This weekend's featured events: Start with art, end with Park Hill's finest

First Friday or last, you can always find something new in the local art world. Tonight's gallery watch yields at least a couple of fun exhibit openings, including Barnaby Furnas's really, really big one at MCA Denver. But on the smaller side and quite nearby, you can also catch You of All People! Here of All Places!, a first anniversary show at RedLine, 2350 Arapahoe Street, featuring recent works by a menagerie of RedLine resident artists. Tonight's reception is from 6 to 9 p.m. and the exhibit continues through November 14; get info at or call 303-296-4448.

Also in the neighborhood: Die Aufgaben der Brueder, an exhibition of sculptural works by Bradley Borthwick, opening tonight with a reception from 6 to 10 p.m. at Hinterland, 3254 Walnut Street. Visit the website or call 720-309-1764. And in farther climes, the TACtile Textile Arts Center, 7777 East Hampden Avenue, in Suite 114, Tamarac Square, kicks off Green with Envy: ReCycle, ReInvent, RePurpose, another fabulous TACtile show, this time with a recycled theme, tonight from 5 to 7 p.m. Details at or call 720-524-8886.

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On Saturday, switch gears and offer a little TLC to Denver's unique Urban Farm at an event that's even more unique. The highlight of Art for the Animals, a benefit to keep the farm and its animals afloat as winter comes, will be a lottery of fine artworks donated by local artists, at Denver Urban Homesteading, 200 Santa Fe Drive. Also featuring light fare and wine, the event begins at with an art preview at 5 p.m., followed by the lottery at 6:30 p.m. General admission is $20, plus $125 per couple to participate in the lottery; for more information, visit

And on Sunday? Take advantage of the promised sunny weather and head over to the Park Hill Home Tour and Arts and Crafts Street Fair, an annual benefit for Greater Park Hill Community, Inc. that sports a fabulous family fair with craft and food vendors and a silent auction along the Forest Street Parkway, between 19th Ave. and Montview Blvd., as well as the main event, a public peek inside six gorgeous and classic Park Hill abodes. Celebrate one of Denver's grand old communities from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; tickets, ranging from $4 to $15, are available in advance at King Soopers stores, the Park Hill Community Book Store, Spinelli's Market and the GPHC offices at 2823 Fairfax Street. Get additional details at or call 303-388-0918.

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