Thursday, October 20, 2016

Flatirons Food Film Festival

Submitted by Rachel Trujillo on Mon, 10/17/2016 - 10:39am

If dinner and a movie is your go-to weekend plan, add this four-day festival centered on culinary film and local food to your calendar. After hearing from culinary speakers including Hosea Rosenberg of Blackbelly Market and the Squeaky Bean's Theo Adley, cap off the weekend at Basta for the Taste the Wild: Bristol Bay Sockeye Salmon Dinner with chefs Kelly Whitaker, Kyle Mendenhall, and Joshua Pollack.

Objects of Desire

Submitted by Meg McIntyre on Fri, 08/05/2016 - 1:32pm

Though trained as a painter, artist Kim Putnam will present a collection of ceramic sculptures at this tactile show. By using cupcakes as stand-ins for breasts, her pastry-themed installation draws attention to the sexualization of the female form and questions the words we use to discuss female bodies. Thu, Sat noon-6 p.m.; Fri noon-9 p.m.; Sun noon-4 p.m.

Bread Making

Submitted by Rachel Trujillo on Thu, 08/04/2016 - 10:49am

During this class, cure your knead for bread by learning tips and tricks to help you bake the perfect loaf at home. Lauren Richardson from Greenhouse Grower, a nonprofit that unites the Boulder community through urban agricultural programs, will demonstrate kneading and shaping techniques you can use to make loaves of sourdough, whole grain, and stone-ground grain breads. Plus, she'll teach you a time-saving method of no-knead bread making. Thu 6-8:30 p.m. 

James Beard Foundation's Celebrity Chef Tour

Submitted by Rachel Trujillo on Mon, 10/17/2016 - 11:39am

Join eight celebrity chefs as they bring the experience of New York's historic James Beard House to Denver. Local chefs including Laurent Mechin of the St. Julien Hotel & Spa and Flagstaff House's Mark Monette will be joined by nationally-acclaimed chefs such as Mindy Segal of Mindy’s HotChocolate Restaurant and Dessert Bar in Chicago and Stephen Fried of Gullo Specialty Foods based in New York to create an exquisite eight-course meal.

Family Discovery Series: Bat Encounters

Submitted by Molly Longman on Mon, 08/08/2016 - 9:13am

During this educational meet-and-greet, you child will get a chance to see these odd flying mammals up close. After explaining how the creatures eat bugs and pollinate fruits, Rob Mies, the founder of the national Organization for Bat Conservation, will introduce kids to a variety of bats, including a giant flying fox from Malaysia with a six-foot wingspan. Bonus: Young conservationists can enter a raffle to win a bat house and help protect the animals in their neighborhood. Thu 7 p.m.