10/2013

Passport to Paris

Submitted by Beth Steffens on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 4:20pm

Paris ruled the art scene from the 1600s to the 1900s, shaping modern art as we know it. Three exhibits make up this showcase of some of the most influential French artists—Claude Monet and Edgar Degas among them—of all time. Tue-Thu 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fri 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Nature as Muse

Submitted by Jesse Bishop on Mon, 12/16/2013 - 3:48am

At the turn of the 19th century, Monet, Renoir, and other French impressionism virtuosi had a novel idea: Let's go outside and paint. Three dozen samples of the resulting genius—including several from private collections—line the walls of the Hamilton Building, some on public display for the first time. Tue-Thu 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fri 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Hauntings at the Hangar

Submitted by Abby Faires on Sat, 10/19/2013 - 10:59pm

Broaden your planetary horizons at the Wings Over the Rockies this Halloween. The historic air and space museum will transform into a haunted hangar filled with all sorts of spooky characters from outerspace, alongside liquid nitrogen experiments, robot demonstrations, and goody bags to fill up and take home. Sun noon-4 p.m. 

Halloween Spooktacular

Submitted by Madelyn Herzog on Thu, 10/17/2013 - 3:54pm

This fright-free musical Halloween celebration can be enjoyed by all ages. Join the Colorado Symphony for their annual late October concert featuring music from the Harry Potter movies and similarly themed tunes. Make sure to show up in costume—the musicians will. Sun 2:30 p.m.

Colorado Rising

Submitted by Madelyn Herzog on Thu, 10/17/2013 - 3:42pm

The flooding may have ceased, but relief efforts are still in full swing. To support these continued efforts, artists including Dave Matthews, The Fray, DeVotchKa, and members of the Lumineers are coming together for a special concert organized by AEG and Live Nation. All proceeds go directly to the United Ways of Colorado Flood Recovery Fund. Sun 6 p.m.

I Never Promised You a Rose Garden

Submitted by Michelle Johnson on Fri, 10/18/2013 - 10:50am

After a month-long run at Miners Alley Playhouse, this award-winning production about a woman’s struggle with schizophrenia and the make-believe world to which she escapes concludes with its final performance. Written by Colorado playwright Walter L. Newton, the drama is based off the fiction novel written by Joanne Greenberg in 1964. Sun 7:30 p.m.

 

Talib Kweli & Big K.R.I.T.

Submitted by Madelyn Herzog on Tue, 10/22/2013 - 11:29am

Deemed a favorite rapper by both Jay-Z and 50 Cent, Talib Kweli is a luminary in the commercial rap scene. His music powerful in a lyrical and rythmic sense, it has a tendency to make you think while you dance to the beat. Joining him will be Big K.R.I.T.—a young artist heavily influenced by the Southern hip-hop of the 90s—the Foodchain, and Alex Chadwick. Sun 8:30 p.m.