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  • Snowcats Cat Convention Makes Purrfect Landing in Denver
    December 11 at 6:40 a.m. by Michael Emery Hecker

    Denver's first Snowcat Cat Convention slinked into the Exdo Event Center on December 8, filling the space with a weekend of feline celebrities, more than fifty vendors, and lots and lots of cat lovers. Here, kitty, kitty!

     
  • A Drag Queen Christmas at the Fillmore: Naughty and Very, Very Nice
    December 9 at 6:34 a.m. by Miles Chrisinger

    The bad babes of Ru Paul's Drag Race filled the Fillmore with fierce, festive frivolity on December 7. Miz Cracker hosted a show that included Farrah Moan, Monét X Change, Thorgy Thor, Aja, Vanessa Vanjie Mateo and Latrice Royale. Santa,…

     
  • Painting With Light With Knomad Colab
    December 8 at 8 a.m. by Kenzie Bruce

    The days are getting shorter, and for Knomad Colab's artwork, that's a good thing. Katy Flaccavento and Zachary Christopher, the two artists that makes up Knomad, specialize in light installations, describing their work as "painting with light."…

     

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  • Best Denver Street Art of 2018
    December 7 at 2 p.m. by Kenzie Bruce

    Denver's street-art craze continued in 2018, with city officials, developers, nonprofits and businesses all throwing money at artists to have them paint the walls of this town. The artists, in turn, have used murals to talk about social issues,…

     
  • The 1940's White Christmas Ball a Real Blast From the Past
    December 2 at 4:34 p.m. by Kenneth Hamblin III

    For the ninth year, the 1940's White Christmas Ball was a great time celebrating the greatest generation. The Denver Hyatt Regency was dressed up with vintage costumes and vintage vehicles, and those lucky enough to snag a ticket to this sold-out…

     
  • Artist Wes Sam-Bruce Is Making Magic at the Children's Museum
    November 24 at 6:31 a.m. by Jake Holschuh

    Artist Wes Sam-Bruce has been working on the Children's Museum's Adventure Forest, slated to open next spring. But in the meantime, you can catch other Sam-Bruce projects at the museum; our drone captured the progress of Adventure Forest.

     
  • A Drone's Eye View of Adventure Forest, Rising by the Children's Museum
    November 22 at 9:38 a.m. by Jake Holschuh

    Can't see the forest for the trees? Although Adventure Forest in Joy Park won't open at the Children's Museum of Denver until spring, the exhibits team and artist Wes Sam-Bruce have been hard at work on the aerial adventure course. We captured the…

     
  • Street Art We Love in Denver Right Now
    November 17 at 5:55 a.m. by Kenzie Bruce

    It's almost winter, but there's still plenty of time to explore street art around town! Here are some of our favorite pieces. 

     
  • Denver's Best Tattoo Artists' Favorite Tattoos
    November 13 at 2 p.m. by Jake Cox

    Who tattoos tattoo artists? Other tattoo artists, of course. And for many, finding the right artists to decorate their bodies becomes more important as they grow older and their skin is increasingly covered in ink. Some artists' choices are…

     
  • See the Winners of the 2018 Mayor’s Design Awards
    November 8 at 12 p.m. by Kenzie Bruce

    Look at the cranes speckling the skyline and all the snarled traffic. It's no surprise that Denver is a city undergoing a seemingly endless redesign, and it's not just big developers in on the action. Homeowners, business owners, artists and…

     
  • Crowd Flipped Over the Pancakes & Booze Art Show
    November 5 at 6:30 a.m. by Michael Emery Hecker

    Who doesn't flip over flapjacks at a festive art event? The annual Pancakes & Booze Art Show filled Exdo on November 3, when nearly 100 local artists and DJs kept the crowd entertained...and fed.

     
  • A Bewitching Tenth Annual Paranormal Palace
    October 30 at 5:24 a.m. by Aaron Thackeray

    Denver promoter Kevin Larson hosted the tenth annual Paranormal Palace on October 27. This year's sold-out Halloween bash brought the best costumes in the city together at the McNichols Building, decked out as a macabre wonderland. All photos by…

     
  • Ironworks Denver Is Back in Business as Stunning Event Space
    October 29 at 5:59 p.m. by Danielle Lirette

    After sitting empty for decades, the old Ironworks building will debut as a new event space on November 1. The structure in the shadow of the Colfax Viaduct was built in three stages starting in 1903; Concrete Express, which owns the nearby Mile…

     
  • Brightmares Come to Life at Black Book Gallery
    October 28 at 8:48 p.m. by Aaron Thackeray

    Envelope-pushing artist Alex Pardee hosted Brightmares, a Halloween party and one-night-only show at Black Book Gallery on October 27. At the totally immersive experience with live statues, balloon art and exclusive pieces, Pardee signed everything…

     
  • Tattoos and Street Art Collide at the Street Art Ink Runway Show
    October 26 at 4:15 p.m. by Kenneth Hamblin III

    As part of Street Art Ink: From the Body to the Wall, an exhibit at the McNichols Building looking at how tattoos and mural art inform each other, Denver ink-and-art lovers gathered for the Street Art Ink Runway Show on October 25. They enjoyed…

     
  • Haunted Field of Screams Is Frightfully Fun
    October 20 at 11:23 a.m. by Aaron Thackeray

    Haunted Field of Screams is Denver's biggest and scariest haunt, with four nighttime attractions for adults as well as a daytime kids' area spread over more than thirty acres in Thornton. Scream and scream again! All photos by Aaron Thackeray.

     
  • Fiftieth MileHiCon Is Out of This World!
    October 20 at 10:49 a.m. by Danielle Lirette

    In 1969, a group of local sci-fi fans decided to create an event that would promote reading and writing science fiction. Over the next five decades, MileHiCon grew into the biggest sci-fi/fantasy/horror celebration in the Rockies. The fiftieth con…

     
  • Pumpkin Nights Takes Over the Adams County Fairgrounds
    October 19 at 10:30 a.m. by Aaron Thackeray

    That dinky gourd slowly rotting outside your front door is great and all, but for a real Halloween show, head to Pumpkin Nights at the Adams County Fairgrounds. On display through November 4, the attraction includes eight different "pumpkin-themed…

     
  • Six Spooky Cemeteries to Visit in October
    October 18 at 6:18 a.m. by Aaron Thackeray

    There are many haunted places around the state, with plenty in the Denver area. But is there anything creepier than a graveyard around Halloween? Here are six notable burial grounds around Denver. 

     
  • The Frightmare Compound Celebrates 35 Years of Denver Scares
    October 15 at 5:58 a.m. by Aaron Thackeray

    The Frightmare Compound celebrates 35 years this Halloween season. Denver's original haunted attraction includes a frightful farm and a clown house and, at the end of the month, turns out the lights so that you can experience all the scares in…

     

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