Thursday, March 05, 2015

Apres Ski Cocktail Classic

Submitted by Callie Sumlin on Mon, 03/02/2015 - 9:14am

This four-day extravaganza features slope-side parties, pop-up bars, booze seminars, drink demonstrations, pairing dinners, and even a pub crawl. Inspired by après-ski cocktail culture, attendees are encouraged to hit the slopes between attending events like a Woody Creek Distillers pairing brunch, seminars on alpine liqueurs and coffee cocktails, and hot toddy hour at Aspen's upper gondola plaza. Thu 9 a.m.-Sun 7 p.m.

Boulder International Film Festival

Submitted by Wyatt Stayner on Wed, 12/31/2014 - 12:12pm

Experience international film without leaving Colorado. Named one of the 25 coolest film festivals by MovieMaker Magazine, this Boulder gathering has previously screened Oscar-winning films like Big Fish and Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind. This year's presentation will feature Jeff Lowe's Metanoia, a film directed by Boulder native Jim Aikman about alpine climber Jeff Lowe's adventures and his battle with ALS.

Jesse Myers and Amber Fries

Submitted by Danielle Ennis on Mon, 01/05/2015 - 12:27pm

Two local artists and gallery members will kick off Denver's month of photography with a collaborative show that pits realism against idealism. Myers' skills are highlighted in his photographic portraits of varied women while Fries works with wooden boards and paper to create abstract drawings, paintings, and collages. Thu noon-5 p.m.; Fri noon-9 p.m.; Sat noon-5 p.m. 

Shamrock Full Moon Hike

Submitted by Wyatt Stayner on Mon, 01/05/2015 - 2:47pm

Turn the technology off and leave your flashlights at home. This guided hike will take you through Bear Lake Park under the cover of darkness. A park naturalist will direct you down the path and point out the beautiful scenery. Thu 8-10 p.m.

Taste & Savor

Submitted by Mary Clare Fischer on Fri, 01/23/2015 - 2:54pm

Mingle with your favorite chefs and dine on their creations. The packed weekend schedule includes panel discussions and seminars—presented by icons like Doug Frost, one of only three people in the world to hold the title of master sommelier and master of wine—during the day and extravagant meals at night. On Friday, choose from four themed, multicourse dinners, paired with either Burgundies, local beer, Kentucky bourbon, or Italian wines.

Hope's Promise Gourmet Food Festival

Submitted by Callie Sumlin on Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:16pm

Indulge in gluttony you can feel good about. Enjoy wine and beer tastings from local restaurants and breweries, a silent auction, and a special cooking demonstration from Panzano executive chef Elise Wiggins. Proceeds benefit orphans and pregnant women in crisis in places such as Kenya and Nepal. Thu 6-9 p.m.

Brad Paisley

Submitted by Corrie Sahling on Wed, 01/07/2015 - 12:05pm

All-American country singer Brad Paisley is known for his vivid descriptions of Southern living. This relatable charm has helped garner many awards over the course of his 15-year career, including three Grammys and two American Music Awards. Thu 7:45 p.m.