Innovators and Legends: Generations in Textiles and Fiber

Submitted by Madelyn Herzog on Thu, 11/14/2013 - 3:13pm

The clothing we wear is merely one form that fabric takes. This nationally touring exhibit explores the emergence of fiber as a fine arts movement during the second half of the 20th century and how it has been used for both the practical and decorative purposes. Works from 50 artists—including Katherine Westphal and Nick Cave—will be featured, incorporating a wide variety of colors, patterns, textures, and structures. Tue-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Pledges for Pets Telethon

Submitted by Michelle Johnson on Mon, 01/20/2014 - 1:12pm

Looking for a furry friend to add to your family? Tune in to FOX31 to watch a virtual tour of the Dumb Friends League animal shelter and see dozens of adoptable cats and dogs. Call in to pledge a donation to assist homeless pets with veterinary care and behavior training. Sun noon-5 p.m.


Family Dining: In the Chinese Style

Submitted by Madelyn Herzog on Tue, 01/21/2014 - 11:33am

Instead of ordering takeout, make Chinese night a more special—and healthier—occasion. This cooking class emphasizes eating with your entire clan with four Chinese recipes—including shrimp and vegetable pancakes and chicken with sticky rice—that are sure to satisfy everyone. Sun 1-4 p.m.

Side-By-Side With the DYAO

Submitted by Abby Faires on Wed, 11/13/2013 - 11:44am

Children from all over the state come to Denver each year to be part of the Denver Young Artists Orchestra and play with professionals from the Colorado Symphony. Promising musicians often go on to become members of America's most prestigious ensembles. Sun 2:30 p.m.

Fracture: Cubism & After

Submitted by Camilla Sterne on Fri, 01/23/2015 - 4:25pm

The discipline of Cubism rejected traditional concepts, like the idea that art should imitate nature. Instead, the cubists emphasized the two-dimensionality of the canvas, splitting and reassembling their images into "little cubes.” Fracture features 14 cubist paintings, including “Nature Morte,” a 1914 work by Pablo Picasso and Roy Lichtenstein’s 1976 painting “The Violin.” Tue-Thu 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fri 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sake Dinner

Submitted by Kelsey Anne Lindsey on Mon, 01/20/2014 - 4:18pm

Sake is such a hit with Denver palates, Vesta Dipping Grill is bringing back this paired dinner for a third time.

American Indian Foods: Past, Present, and Future

Submitted by Madelyn Herzog on Tue, 01/21/2014 - 11:20am

Learn about a traditional cuisine at this lecture and dinner hosted by the Tesoro Cultural Center and Dr. Lois Frank, a professor of American Indian arts in Santa Fe. Listen to Frank discuss her curriculum on indigenous Native American foods, before sitting down for a four-course dinner, including wine pairings. Sun 7-9 p.m.

3 Doors Down

Submitted by Jesse Bishop on Tue, 01/21/2014 - 10:06am

The road to stardom is littered with the waylaid careers of acts overtaken by the pressures of early success, but 3 Doors Down didn't let immediate acclaim become its kryptonite. Since the band's 2000 debut, the alt rockers have continued topping charts and playing to packed houses. Their latest: an acoustic selection of more than a decade's worth of hits. Sun 8 p.m.