Sunday, February 19, 2017

Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place

Submitted by Paul Albani-Burgio on Wed, 12/21/2016 - 4:41pm

For this multidisciplinary exhibition, Latino artists (including two Denver artists Jaime Carrejo and Dmitri Obergell), created pieces representative of life in the comtemporary American west. The result is a collection of mixed-media, digital animation, and sculptural installations that examine diverse narratives of migration through the lens of labor, nostalgia, memory, visibility, and displacement. Tue-Thu, Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fri 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Flavors Without Borders—An ACLU Benefit Dinner

Submitted by Claire Lardizabal on Tue, 02/14/2017 - 4:24pm

Take a journey to the Middle East with the help of this collaboratively compiled menu. Chef Kyle Mendenhall of Arcana and Chef Dakota Soifer of Cafe Aion have joined forces to create a delicious four-course dinner with dishes inspired by the seven countries of President Trump’s immigration ban. Start with Sharbat cocktails and sambusa plus savory beef pastries as an appetizer before indulging in Iranian ash soup, braised lamb, and mint tea. Proceeds benefit the ACLU, an organization that protects civil rights. Sun 6 p.m.