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  • From Stage to Street: Lisa Sicliano's Black and White Photography
    December 10 at 2:45 p.m. by Lauren Antonoff

    Every year, longtime Colorado concert photographer Lisa Siciliano hosts an annual Rocking in a Winter Wonderland photography sale. Her prints, shot on black-and-white film, are showcased in a variety of sizes, with prices starting at $10. This…

     
  • The Governor's Mansion Goes to the Dogs (and Cats...and Ferrets)!
    December 8 at 11:15 a.m. by Brandon Johnson

    Governor Jared Polis and First Gentleman Marlon Reis hosted the Winter Pet Adoption Fair in the carriage house of the Governor's Residence at Boettcher Mansion on Saturday, December 7. Ferret Dreams Rescue, MaxFund and Animal Rescue of the Rockies…

     
  • Photos: Twenty Colorado Instagrammers to Follow Right Now
    December 3 at 8:05 a.m. by Lauren Antonoff

    Colorado’s top Instagrammers have interests that range wide, but they all congregate online, where they share their work, solicit feedback and attract audiences with their obsessions. Click through twenty of our favorite Instagram accounts, and…

     
  • We're All Happy Campers at Camp Christmas!
    November 29 at 4:34 p.m. by Kenneth Hamblin III

    Hanzon Studio and the DCPA's Off-Center just unwrapped Camp Christmas at Stanley Marketplace. It's an over-the-top, immersive, enchanting experience, a 10,000-square-foot mashup of holiday traditions through the ages, with some very modern twists…

     
  • Shakti Soul Collective Holds Benefit Boudoir Photoshoot
    November 24 at 5:44 a.m. by Michael Emery Hecker

    The Shakti Soul Collective hosted its first-ever charity boudoir photoshoot for the benefit of Planned Parenthood on November 20. An intersectional femme empowerment circle designed to increase empowerment, connection to community and personal…

     
  • Warren Miller Celebrates Seventy Years of Ski Filmmaking
    November 14 at 5:55 a.m. by Lauren Antonoff

    Much of the world has changed since Warren Miller started making ski films in 1949, but the passion of snowriders across the globe has stayed the same. In the new documentary Timeless, Warren Miller Entertainment gives a deserving nod to the late…

     
  • Detour's 5 Pointers Takes Denver Back to the Future
    November 10 at 6:22 a.m. by Michael Emery Hecker

    In 5 Pointers, internationally renowned Detour, aka Denver artist Thomas Evans, offers a look at what the future might be for Five Points and a mythical music group. The show, which opened with a bang at RedLine November 8, continues through…

     
  • Winners of the 2019 Mayor’s Design Awards
    November 7 at 5:02 p.m. by Lauren Antonoff

    Mayor Michael B. Hancock honored a dozen projects during the 2019 Mayor’s Design Awards ceremony November 7. And the winners are: Woodie Fisher Kitchen + Bar, 900 Penn, Hyder Construction, Junction 23, Home Sweet Montbello, The Constellation, The…

     
  • 40 West Arts Lives It Up on Día de los Muertos
    November 3 at 4:55 a.m. by Kenneth Hamblin III

    40 West Arts just introduced its Día de los Muertos celebration last year, but since Pirate: Contemporary Art, a newcomer in the district, had been marking the holiday for more than three decades, the festivities got off to a fast start. And they…

     
  • Eldora Opens Early; "Smiles Were Everywhere"
    November 1 at 5:28 p.m. by Westword Staff

    The first skiers of the 2019/2020 season took to Eldora on Friday, November 1 — the earliest opening date the resort has seen in over two decades. That's thanks to three feet of snow from Colorado's late October storm, plus near-perfect snow-making…

     
  • Spookadelia Pops Up at Spectra Art Space
    October 28 at 4:27 a.m. by Aaron Thackeray

    Spookadelia, a psychedelic immersive art and theatrical experience, has taken over Spectra Art Space through November 3. Guests who dare are guided through the psychedelic portal of purgatory into the world of the Spectra Specter, a mind-bending…

     
  • Coloween Invades Stanley Marketplace
    October 28 at 4:20 a.m. by Aaron Thackeray

    Colorado's largest Halloween party, the legendary Coloween, found a new home at Stanley Marketplace on October 26, 2019. The outrageous party featured DJs, a bouncy castle, multiple levels and themed rooms, and much more. All photos by Aaron…

     
  • Boulder Burlesque Unveils <i>The Seven Undeadly Sins</i>
    October 27 at 7:29 p.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    Boulder Burlesque unveiled The Seven Undeadly Sins, an erotic haunted house that blurs the line between fear and arousal, this past weekend. The performers will be back on October 31, leading you through contemporary interpretations of the seven…

     
  • Arapahoe Basin Launches Early-Season Happy Hour
    October 18 at 3:21 p.m. by Lauren Antonoff

    When it comes to happy hour, it doesn't take a whole lot to make people happy. Cheap drinks, discounted eats and the end of the work day — or the work week — are enough reasons to celebrate. And if you extend your happy hour until 7 p.m., people…

     
  • All Things Wild and Weird at the Oddities & Curiosities Expo
    October 7 at 1:45 p.m. by Lauren Antonoff

    On Saturday, October 5, the Denver Mart was jam-packed with pickers at The Oddities & Curiosities Expo. This unique traveling oddities show, based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, travels to sixteen U.S. cities. Along the way, independent and local vendors…

     
  • Proud Boys, Parasols and Pageantry Collide at Drag for All Ages
    September 30 at 10:16 a.m. by Michael Emery Hecker

    On Sunday, September 29, Mile High Comics hosted its monthly Drag for All Ages show. Outside the world-famous comic-book warehouse, lines of protesters decried the event. In turn, volunteers with the Parasol Patrol used umbrellas to shield families…

     
  • Colorado Tattoo Convention Makes Its Mark in Denver
    September 29 at 7:28 a.m. by Aaron Thackeray

    The fifth annual Colorado Tattoo Convention is making its mark at the National Western Complex through Sunday, September 29. Although body art (both tattooing and painting) is the main focus of the show, it also highlights classic cars and various…

     
  • Urban Putt Rolls Into Old Spaghetti Factory Space in LoDo
    September 15 at 11:34 a.m. by Aaron Thackeray

    Urban Putt opened in the Old Spaghetti Factory in LoDo on Friday, September 13, boasting an indoor putt-putt course that takes inspiration from steampunk culture and a few local landmarks. The new space includes a bar and restaurant and the famous…

     
  • They Came, They Crushed, They Conquered: The Finished Works of Crush Walls 2019
    September 11 at 5:39 p.m. by Lauren Antonoff

    From September 2 through September 9, artists decked the walls of Denver's RiNo Art District during the tenth Crush Walls festival. Over the course of the week, artists took their work from concept to reality in front of a live audience. Taggers or…

     
  • Crush Walls 2019 Is Painting the Town
    September 6 at 5:23 a.m. by Lauren Antonoff

    The tenth Crush Walls festival is taking art to the streets, where over 100 artists are engaged in close to 90 live-art activations, filling RiNo with colorful new murals. There's a special emphasis on local participants as well as women this year,…

     

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