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.
This gritty exhibit celebrates Denver's diverse artistic scene. Mexican, Canadian, and Coloradan artists Ximena Labra, Humberto Duque, Isabelle Hayeur, and Kim Kickey display their art after its temporary display at the Denver International Airport. Check out Vancouver-born Hayeur's photographs of architecture and the interaction between rural and urban space, and Duque's logic-defying object-based installations, which include The reason why, a single tower of stacked colorful Jenga-pieces. Tue-Fri 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat 12 p.m.-5 p.m.
Just because it's winter doesn't mean all the vegetables are hibernating. If you're still dreaming about the farm-to-table dining experience, this hands-on class is for you. You'll learn how to select and prepare dishes that highlight the best fruits and veggies the cold months have to offer, including polenta squares with wild mushroom tomato sauce; root vegetable gratin; and baked apples with cinnamon custard sauce. Instructor/chef Joe Kirwin will be on hand to demonstrate and give helpful hints.
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.
Beer is no longer just for sipping. Learn to incorporate the sudsy drink into all aspects of your dining experience, from appetizers to dessert. Start with a Great Divide beer cheese soup and beer-battered onion rings. Then move to the main course: beer marinated baby back ribs with a beer BBQ sauce. Save room for a decadent dark chocolate stout cupcakes. Fri 6:30 p.m.
A woman's wardrobe is a window to her life. This show, based on the book by Ilene Beckerman, is performed in monologues that explore everything from relationships to shoes. But, one truth remains: Look inside a woman's closet and you'll know where she's been. Fri-Sun 7:30 p.m.
This family band is no Partridge family. Put together three brothers, an uncle, a drummer, and a fiddler and . From the southern Colorado town of Westcliffe, they play music band founder Frank Wolking calls West Grass, a sound similar to country-rock. Hear them play tracks from their newest album Standing on a Rock like "Broken White LIne" and "When Going Home." Fri 8 p.m.
This duo has skills that cross the music-making spectrum. The DJs, producers, songwriters, musicians, and best friends. Russ Randolph and Zion Rock Godchaux work together to form sounds blended in rock and blues that is made for the dance floor. Forming in 2004 the band has gained its fame and success from hit single "Stereo." Listen to songs from their newest album Visions of Backbeat. Fri 9 p.m.
Michael Jackson may be gone, but his extensive catalog of hits and unmistakable moves live on through the only tribute band that started before the King of Pop's passing. The group meticulously studied Jackson's musicianship and choreography to ensure their stage presence is on par with what true fans expect. Many of the member have extensive experience in Broadway productions and have shared the stage with Aretha Franklin, Pitbull, and Boys II Men. Fri 9 p.m.; Sat 10 p.m.