Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Pikes Peak Winter Wilderness Survival Skills

Submitted by EmmaMurray on Tue, 02/21/2017 - 4:43pm

This class, led by Eric Hunter and Dan Anderson from the Colorado Mountain Club, will prepare you for the worst-case scenario of spending an unexpected night in the wilderness. In this adventure survival course, you’ll learn how to stay warm by using day-trip gear to build emergency winter shelters. Then, you’ll spend a night outdoors, putting the concepts to the test. Wed 6 p.m.-9:30 p.m; Sat-Sun.

Cochino National Margarita Day

Submitted by Claire Lardizabal on Wed, 02/22/2017 - 10:39am

You know what would make this beautiful sunny day better? Sitting on a patio with a cold, sweet margarita in your hand. It’s National Margarita Day and Cochino Taco is celebrating with house margarita specials ($4 dollars for lunch/$5 dollars for dinner). Pair your tequila cocktail with fresh ceviche or pork shank. Wed 11 a.m.-close 

Elusive: Works by Andrew Roberts Gray

Submitted by Paul Albani-Burgio on Wed, 12/21/2016 - 4:30pm

Occupying a place between painterly abstraction and sculptural space, Andrew Roberts-Gray’s newest installations are as mesmerizing as they are indecipherable. The reflective surfaces and drips of paint interact with the gallery’s unique combination of ambient and natural light to produce halos and reflections that change and shift depending on the angle from which you view them. Tue-Thu, Fi 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Bar Necklace Class

Submitted by NatalieLampert on Tue, 02/21/2017 - 11:25am

Conquer that mid-week slump with some spirit-lifting crafting: DIY art shop Upstairs Circus is partnering with American Cultures Kombucha Taproom to host a night of personalized necklace-making. Choose a silver or gold bar necklace, then add your own stamps. Tickets include a glass or flight of kombucha. Wed 6-8 p.m.

Image courtesy of Upstairs Circus

Erika Krouse: Contenders

Submitted by Abbey White on Mon, 12/26/2016 - 2:04pm

Listen to Paterson Fiction Award–winning author Erika Krouse discuss her bestselling novel Contenders during this cozy literary gathering. Nina Black isn’t just any thief and street fighter—she’s a good one. But things take a wrong turn when one of her marks, a Denver cop and MMA contender, wants what she stole back. Krouse will read a passage from the book and discuss the challenges of writing characters outside of fictional norms before taking questions from the audience. Wed 7 p.m.