01/2013

Out West: Photographs by Loretta Young-Gautier

Submitted by Jae Drouilhet on Mon, 12/31/2012 - 10:41am

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.

In Situ

Submitted by Lara Herrington on Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:20pm

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. 

Winter Farm to Table Vegetarian Cooking Class

Submitted by Chelsea Long on Fri, 12/21/2012 - 3:20pm

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.

On Edge

Submitted by Jae Drouilhet on Mon, 12/31/2012 - 9:57am

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.

New Blood

Submitted by Jae Drouilhet on Mon, 12/31/2012 - 10:11am

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.

 

 

Cooking with Beer

Submitted by Lindsey R. McKissick on Wed, 01/02/2013 - 12:43pm

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.

Love, Loss and What I Wore

Submitted by Jacqueline Wakeen on Wed, 11/07/2012 - 12:26pm

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. 

 

RFK: A Portrait of Robert Kennedy

Submitted by Davina Van Buren on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 5:32pm

No matter how many years have passed, America continues to mourn the death of Robert F. Kennedy. This one-man-show, writtena nd performed by Jack Holms, brings the adored politician back to life, examining his strengths and weaknesses, his victories and defeats, his humanity and his politics. Fri-Sat 7:30 p.m.; Sun 2:30 p.m. 

—Image courtesy of Ellen Nelson

 

Sons & Brothers

Submitted by Kelsey Colt on Tue, 01/01/2013 - 9:09am

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.

BoomBox

Submitted by Kelsey Colt on Tue, 01/01/2013 - 9:20am

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. 

Who's Bad: Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band

Submitted by Lindsey R. McKissick on Wed, 01/02/2013 - 12:36pm

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.