Mary Chapin Carpenter brings her rock-infused brand of country to Estes Park's Stanley Hotel. —Photo courtesy of Mary Chapin Carpenter
Peer Review: Stand up for Science, November 10
Science has never been funnier than at this unique comedy show where the brainiacs take the mic. Local scientists in every field from microbiology to ornithology will try their hands at stand-up comedy for the first time—and they've got a lot to say...
November 10 2016, 11:15 AM
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Boulder resident Mehgan Heaney-Grier is all about keeping up with the Joneses—the Indiana Joneses that is. She spent her childhood diving with sharks and alligators in and around her native Florida Keys before moving on to more “adult” challenges, like setting the nation’s first constant...
November 4 2016, 3:15 PM
Attend a screening (or several) of one of the more than 200 films being shown at the Denver Film Festival.
—Photo courtesy of the Denver Film Festival
Denver Film Festival, November 2 to November 13
The Mile High City's premier film festival is back for the 38th year with more than 200 films plus exclusive parties. Don't miss the opening night screening of director Damien Chazelle's La La Land, a musical romance featuring Emma Stone...
November 4 2016, 10:30 AM
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For people like Dr. James Hecht, volunteering is a lifelong commitment. The local author, activist, and retired chemical engineer spent much of his life giving back to communities both local and international. His efforts have helped reverse racial housing discrimination at the peak of the Civil...
October 24 2016, 3:20 PM
Saabir Moos and Aaliah Hartley experience "Escape the Mental Hospital" at Denver startup VR Haunted House. Photo by Maalikah Hartley
Every October, people across the country scare the heebie-jeebies out of themselves to get in the Halloween spirit. Whether it’s scary movies, ghost tours, haunted houses, or creepy corn mazes, we’ll do anything for an adrenaline rush. This year, Denverites can experience a new, high-tech fright...
October 20 2016, 3:30 PM
Sample 11 innovative and tasty Bloody Marys from local restaurants such as Sassafras American Eatery and Salty Iguana at The Denver Bloody Mary Fest
—Photo courtesy of The Bloody Mary Fest
African Children's Choir from Uganda, October 19
Fill your ears with the vocals and drums of passionate young people as they transport you to their native East African culture. These children auditioned to join the 45th African Children's Choir while still in Uganda; now they're touring the...
October 19 2016, 4:22 PM
Morgan Wolfers, a 10-year-old photographer from Conifer who is on the autism spectrum, is sharing his photos for use as graphic art on skis by Folsom Custom Skis. Left: "Sky Mountain Cairn"; Right: "Aspen Tree Skis." Photos courtesy of the Wolfers family
It’s been quite a year for Conifer 10-year-old Morgan Wolfers. In May, through a partnership between Jill Biden and National Geographic Kids, the young photographer’s work went up on the wall of the vice president’s residence in Washington, D.C. In September, the Denver Art Museum featured...
October 17 2016, 11:55 AM
View photos of unnerving landscapes made of processed food at the CPAC's one-night exhibit Processed Views. —Photo courtesy of CPAC
Iliza Shlesinger, October 14
Snarky and sardonic, Iliza Shlesinger is the star of not one, but two recent Netflix comedy specials: Freezing Hot and Confirmed Kills. Her 2013 debut, War Paint—a one-hour iTunes special—topped the charts and landed her on Esquire's list of America's top working...
October 13 2016, 10:13 AM