Phos: Light Today

Submitted by Kiki Turner on Thu, 01/17/2013 - 4:32pm

The way a strobe of light reflects off of an image can drastically alter the message it sends. This multi-medium show focuses on contemporary artists’ uses and representation of light (both natural and artificial) in their own works. Look for photography by a longtime figure in the Denver art scene, David Zimmer, and an installation piece by another Colorado native, Mindy Bray. Tue-Sat noon-5:30 p.m. 

The Journey: Honoring Our Past ... Looking to our Future

Submitted by Kelsey Colt on Fri, 12/14/2012 - 11:29am

Come listen to the actual mom that Sandra Bullock portrayed in the movie, The Blind Side. Speaking in support of literacy in the Denver metro area, Leigh Anne Tuohy, will share her experiences and missions such as helping underprivileged youth. Mingle during the cocktail hour then take your seats for dinner and her presentation. Proceeds benefit local literacy programs Read2Kids and Kids Connect. Thu 6 p.m.

Dress in Blue Eve

Submitted by Chelsea Long on Tue, 02/26/2013 - 11:39am

You know you're in for a delicious evening when the food and booze are coming from Top Chef winner Hosea Rosenberg (pictured) and Denver's Infinite Monkey Theorem Winery. For $25, you'll be treated to hors d’oeuvres—and a demo—from Rosenberg, vino, and live music.

Inside the Orchestra for Adults

Submitted by Kiki Turner on Wed, 02/27/2013 - 11:07am

Surround yourself with music—literally. Inside the Orchestra invites the audience to become swallowed by sound as they perform classical music in a circle around the audience. The evening includes not only an up-close experience with the professional musicians, but food, wine, and a silent auction to raise money to bring music to schools throughout Colorado. Thu 6 p.m.


Banff Mountain Film Festival

Submitted by Justine E. Hausheer on Tue, 02/26/2013 - 9:17am

Cas and Jonsey are two Australian adventurers who attempted the unthinkable: a journey across Antarctica to the South Pole and back with no help. Watch the film about their epic adventure, Crossing The Ice, during this two-night extravaganza of the best in environmental and outdoor sport films. Beginning each November in Banff, Canada, the film fest travels to 32 countries across the world. Expect to see adrenaline-inducing short films about sports like climbing and white-water kayaking, along with films about conserving precious wild places.

Mickey Hart Band

Submitted by Kiki Turner on Wed, 02/27/2013 - 11:24am

Calling all Deadheads—rock drumming legend, Mickey Hart, is coming to Boulder and will fill the stage with his energetic beats and wild percussion. Hart, longtime drummer for the Grateful Dead, is known for the ways he and fellow Grateful Dead drummer, Bill Kreutzmann, transcended the conventions of drumming. His recent albums blend music with light, radio waves, and other electromagnetic radiations to produce what Hart has called “cosmic sounds.” Thu 8:30 p.m.