Don't forget to check out the previous installments in our five-part series on Winter. Part one offers a glimpse into the ballet's soundtrack.
"We didn't want to do cliché holiday stuff. [We wanted to explore] the more primal aspects of winter." So began ...
December 2 2014, 1:15 PM
Jesse Manley and his band (photo courtesy of Amanda Tipton)
A choreographer can spend hours developing a story in his or her head—and then devote many more to imagining the movements and staging that bring that tale to life. But it isn't until he or she has the final music that the true work begins. The dance, after all, is at least partially reliant on the...
December 1 2014, 2:00 PM
—Image courtesy of Mirada Fine Art
The traditional fifth anniversary gift is wood—which is appropriate for Mirada Fine Art Gallery, which is housed in a log cabin originally built in the 1920s. The welcoming (hello, stone fireplace) contemporary gallery focuses on works infused with the spirit of Colorado and the southwest. An...
November 26 2014, 11:30 AM
—Image courtesy of Brantley Gutierrez
Longtime 5280 favorite Nathaniel Rateliff has announced the upcoming release of a new EP and subsequent tour.
The indefatigable and multifaceted singer-songwriter—our Top of the Town choice for 2014’s best musical act—will release the six-song Closer on January...
November 21 2014, 11:00 AM
Before you get too far into this review, reader, I must tell you something: I pretty much always prefer the book version to its movie counterparts. That sentiment remains true in the case of Wild, which is based on Cheryl Strayed's best-selling memoir of the same name. But I will do...
November 20 2014, 2:00 PM
—Image courtesy of Starz Denver Film Festival
If a cast of more than 250 full-length features, shorts, and music videos isn’t enough to keep you entertained from November 12–23 at the Starz Denver Film Festival (5280 broke down a list of seven can’t-miss flicks), then check out some of these sans-screen events happening around town:
November 11 2014, 5:35 PM
Image courtesy of the Starz Denver Film Festival
The Starz Denver Film Festival delivers more than 200 films to the Mile High City each year, and its 37th annual event, which takes place November 12–23, is no different. For your convenience, 5280 has narrowed down the extensive roster to seven must-see movies:
If God Comes Let Him Bring A Gun...
November 10 2014, 3:00 PM
Steve Adams, "Hermes," oil painting
With a handful of galleries opening their doors recently—and a new, can’t-miss art event coming soon—it can be tough to keep up with all the cultural experiences the Mile High City has to offer. We’re rounding up all the news you need to know this week.
November 6 2014, 11:00 AM