06/2013

Live Life, Enjoy Color: A Coastal Affair

Submitted by Beth Steffens on Thu, 06/20/2013 - 10:01am

Summer is the perfect time to flash those fun colors, and Fresh Produce wants to help. The boutique's opening-night reception kicks off a three-day event where shoppers will receive special discounts while enjoying coastal-colored clothing full of turqouise, coral and pink. Don't miss the in-store activities and refreshments. Thu 5-7 p.m.

Guy's Night Out

Submitted by Justine E. Hausheer on Tue, 06/25/2013 - 9:50am

Enjoy single-malt scotch, cigars, and high-end vehicles while supporting suicide-prevention for working-age men. Fifty-seven percent of suicide deaths in Colorado occur among men between 25 and 64 years old, and the Carson J. Spencer Foundation’s Man Therapy campaign hopes to lower that figure. Be sure to catch the special guests: former NFL quarterback Brian Griese and guest emcee Bill Husted. Thu 5:30-8:30 p.m.

FILM/STILL: Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Submitted by Beth Steffens on Mon, 06/24/2013 - 10:03am

Art is timeless, and some of the oldest pieces known to man can influence modern artists. This 90-minute film explores the connection between ancient art and abstract expressionists. Bonus: Professor Melinda Barlow from the University of Colorado Boulder will discuss the relationships among photography, painting, film, and animation. Thu 7-10 p.m.

Khaleid Hosseini

Submitted by Justine E. Hausheer on Tue, 06/25/2013 - 9:47am

Join Afghan-American author Khaleid Hosseini—known for his best-selling novel The Kite Runner—as he speaks about his new novel, And the Mountains Echoed. The book explores how familial love and support resonates and expands across generations. Cost of admission may be used toward a purchase of And the Mountains Echoed. Thu 7:30 p.m.

DanceFest

Submitted by Kiki Turner on Wed, 04/17/2013 - 10:19am

From folk and flamenco to ballet and contemporary, diverse dance styles share the stage during this festival. Five Denver-based dance companies (like 7dancers and Wonderbound) will showcase their varying aesthetics, then join together for a collaborative finale. Watch for exhilarating numbers such as “Dancing to Singing,” a playful dance set to ‘60s rock songs. Thu 7:30 p.m.

 

Jonathan Richman

Submitted by Stephen Kasica on Mon, 06/24/2013 - 10:28am

Since the '70s, singer-songwriter Jonathan Richman has been one of rock's most eccentric and unpredictable cult figures. His unique brand of folk rock is often whimsical and sometimes funny. Thu-Sat 9 p.m.