Catch a peek of panoramas not accessible by car by taking a ride on the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad. Photo courtesy of the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad
1. Supernova | Sept. 24
Why: If you couldn’t stop playing Pokémon Go in July (or were at least digging the idea of where the game will take animation, gaming, and technology), then you’ll love this one-day, outdoor, digital-animation festival, which will play on three LED billboards near the...
September 7 2016, 12:05 PM
Four sisters from Fort Collins will give a genre-bending concert this Friday. —Image courtesy of SHEL
Lit Crawl Denver, September 2
You don't have to travel to Paris or Rome to get cultured—there are plenty of high-brow authors right here in the Mile High City. More than 30 Denver-based writers, including BK Loren, Khadijah Queen, and Manuel Ramos, will be stationed along Tennyson Street to...
September 1 2016, 9:44 AM
Courtesy of A Taste of Colorado
If you’re part of the 9-to-5 workforce, you probably live for the weekends—especially the extra-long ones. (We know we do.) In addition to being a glorious three-day weekend, Labor Day is summer’s symbolical finale—meaning you’re pretty much obligated to make the most of it. Here are a few stand-...
August 31 2016, 4:15 PM
Take a lesson in stand-up paddle boarding at Chatfield State Park this weekend. —Image courtesy of Unsplash
Fresh Jazz and Crisp Vinyl Series: Orenda, August 26
If you're a fan of jazz, Latin, and funk, come to Orenda's five-piece instrumental set to hear all your favorite genres combined into one unique sound. The Denver-based group draws influences from Afro-Cuban rhythms and blends drum, conga,...
August 24 2016, 5:01 PM
Hike 20 miles on a scenic guided backcountry excursion during the Fjällräven Classic USA. —Image courtesy of Fjällräven
The Moth: Into the Wild, August 18
This intimate night of readings by NPR's acclaimed storytelling group, the Moth, is tailor-made for an adventurous Colorado audience. Dame Wilburn, a Detroit-based poet and Moth Grand Slam champion, will host a performance filled with true tales of adventure,...
August 17 2016, 1:56 PM
—Photos courtesy of Beyond Meat
People become vegan for many reasons, whether it's out of concern for animal welfare, a growing waistline, or, increasingly, climate change. As we now know, meat production has a major environmental impact, generating about 14.5 percent of the earth's total greenhouse gas emissions thanks to...
August 16 2016, 11:30 AM
Sample the savory flavors of African cuisine at an Ethiopian food festival. —Photo courtesy of Elati Photography
Superposition, August 5
At this collaborative, conceptual fashion show, local designers Cyrus and Keenan Ferguson will showcase their original pieces. Denver musician Jason Corder, better known by his stage name Off the Sky, will spin moody electroacoustic tracks as models show off their...
August 3 2016, 2:48 PM
Take a hike to St. Mary's Glacier this month, while the weather is still hot.
—Photo by Jerilyn Forsythe
1. Ruby Hill Bike Park | Your choice
Why: This brand new, 7.5-acre mountain bike park has plenty of slopes, jumps, and pump tracks to keep you (and your kiddos) busy.
2. Flobots concert | Aug. 12
Why: Civic Center Park will be humming when this Denver group hits the stage for a gratis...
August 3 2016, 8:00 AM