Experience the multi-layered images by photographer Loretta Young-Gautier. By meticulously layering up to 10 photograph negavtives, Young-Gautier's black and white photos transport you to a surreal, but familiar, world. Enjoy the opening reception Friday 5-9 p.m as part of First Friday. Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Photographs explore worlds we'll never get to visit and other we see each day. Vivian Keulard uses her photographs to explore a place far from home while Sharon Harper uses her photos to explore the night sky. Keulard's creatively crafted portraits and Harper's nightscapes give two radically different photography styles in one exhibit. Be sure to attend the public opening reception on Friday 6-8 p.m. Tue-Sat noon-5:30 p.m.
Get a taste of Denver's fresh meat of the art world. The Next Gallery shows off their newest member artists such as Betsy Roudolph, Chris Bullock, D.B. Michelle, Jordan Canjar, Nick Altiere, Richard Tran, Rebecca Tolle, and Jouvelt. Whether you are an art groupie or a casual gallery goer, this is your chance to see the newest on the scene at the opening reception Friday 6-10 p.m. Fri 6-10 p.m., Sat-Sun noon-5 p.m.
The jury is back. See what has been judged as the best contemporary art in Colorado by plus+gallery's, Ivar Zeile. Works were submitted by a myriad of artists, but only the most groundbreaking and experimental pieces will make it to display. Be one of the first to see the exhibit and attend the opening reception Friday 6-10 p.m. Fri 6-10 p.m., Sat-Sun 1-5 p.m.
One of the things we love about you, our readers, is your appetite for the latest food trends—and good old longform journalism. We pulled together a list of 2012’s most read 5280 magazine stories, so that you could revisit a little of both.
Well, Colorado, 2012 has been anything but boring. The state burned, Aurora continues to recover, the governor separated from his wife, and we all fell in love with swimmer Missy Franklin. Want to reminisce? Here, the most read stories on 5280.com in 2012.
In this month's issue, we shined the spotlight on the yin to chocolate's yang: vanilla. Fort Collins-based Rodelle manufactures gourmet vanilla ingredients to elevate cookies, cakes, and any other sweets you may be baking. Food editor Amanda M. Faison made the cookies we featured—chocolate chip and chocolate crinkle—and now we're sharing both recipes with you. Happy baking!
Rant: Adieu, 2012. You were one treacherous year for our country.
Denver is home to more than 2,000 refugees from war-torn Burma. Support your neighbors at this collaborative mixed-media exhibit. The lifelike portraits on display, inspired by the faces of Burmese people, will be sold to benefit Project Worthmore, a Denver-based organization that helps refugees become self-sufficient in the United States by providing resources and cultural mentorship. Thu noon-6 p.m.; Fri noon-9 p.m.; Sat noon-6 p.m.; Sun 1-4 p.m.
—Image by Carmen Melton