10/2012

Hilos

Submitted by Jacqueline Wakeen on Fri, 10/12/2012 - 11:23am

For 20 years, the Museo de las Americas has shown a light on the art from Latin America. The museum's new anniversary exhibit ties the past, present, and future are together with hilos, or threads, Follow the hilos as they connect old world traditions from the colonel period through the modern art of the Latin American culture.Tue-Fri 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Sat-Sun noon-5 p.m. 

Black and Blue Gala

Submitted by Kelsey Colt on Wed, 09/26/2012 - 3:15pm

It’s not everyday that you get to attend a gala that’s attire is either black tie or blue jeans. Spend your evening snacking on appetizers and sipping on the secret signature cocktail. Watch Denver musician Matthew Moon perform and Laurie Maves paint a creation in front of you. Proceeds benefit the National Hemophilia Foundation. Thu 6 p.m.

Random Walk with Drift

Submitted by Chelsea Long on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 10:14pm

Fort Collins-based artist Marius Lehene uses various dimensions to explore displacement in his latest exhibit. Originally from Romania, Lehene starts by creating two-dimensional line drawings of his immediate surroundings (usually while in a car) and then builds upon them to explore the emotional state that surrounds issues of immigration, individual and cultural identity, and their construction.

We Must Remember

Submitted by Davina Van Buren on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 9:57am

We Must Remember offers a rare look at the Holocaust from the perspective of American teenagers. Sixteen students from California's Carlsbad High School and teacher/journalist Douglas Green spent two years interviewing Holocaust survivors—and German youth—and shooting footage in Europe for this "film about a film." At the Denver showing of the documentary, Green and his students will join local survivors for a panel discussion about their experiences. Watch the trailer. Thu 7 p.m.

Madonna

Submitted by Edie Richardson on Tue, 08/28/2012 - 9:32pm

This year, Madonna was crowned "Greatest Woman in Music" by VH1. She's sold more than 300 million records worldwide throughout her career and is recognized as the top-selling female recording artist of all time. Expect some new songs at this show, plus favorites like "Papa Don't Preach" and "Like a Virgin." Thu 8 p.m.

 

Flying Lotus

Submitted by Kelsey Colt on Tue, 10/16/2012 - 10:21am

Creating music with a computer keyboard, rather than a piano, could seem like an easy task. But, those who have tried know the music Flying Lotus creates is much more than pressing buttons. The experimental and electronic music producer recently released his newest album, Until the Quiet Comes, that was inspired by African percussion music and psychedelic bands. Listen for singles from his previous album, Cosmogramma, and singles from his newest like, “Heave(n)” and “See Thru to U.” Thu 9 p.m.