Poster by Hilary Clarcq
Bike culture is getting an artistic makeover this weekend.
At the sixth-annual ArtCrank Denver this Saturday, 27 Colorado artists will be displaying and selling their cycling–inspired posters. All of the works are original and limited edition—only 30 of each will be available ($50)—and...
August 21 2014, 3:40 PM
—Courtesy of Eco Vessel
We all know drinking water is good for us—and thanks to Boulder-based Eco Vessel’s recently released Surf water bottle collection, now it’s also good for the world. One percent of each Surf bottle purchase benefits Denver nonprofit Water For People, which has been working to provide clean...
A new ceramics studio being built in Breck.
—Image courtesy of Liam Doran
For some, an ideal high-country getaway involves more fireside cozying than slopeside shredding. Mellow mountain-goers—and thrill-seekers in need of some downtime—now have a lot more options, courtesy of Breckenridge’s recently expanded arts district. The $8.2 million renovation project—13 years in...
—Courtesy of Deni Béchard
Even for the most adventurous, Afghanistan isn’t an obvious place for a mountain biking trip—particularly for women, who aren’t generally allowed to ride bicycles in the country. Those who flout the Middle Eastern taboo open themselves up to insults and even attacks. But that didn’t stop...
—Photograph by Raul J. Garcia
Face paint, foam-wrapped mascots, expletive-laced cheers—college football is underway, and so are the raucous displays of school pride we’ve come to expect every fall. But at the corner of Sherman Street and 17th Avenue downtown sits a quieter, more refined homage to higher education: the ...
—Courtesy of Rochelle Schoppert
Growing up as a 4-H kid in Castle Rock, Beth Malone says she always felt out of place on the ranch. She’d watch planes flying overhead and dream about the big cities they were headed to and the day she’d board one en route to the spotlight. Starring this fall as a local legend in the Denver Center...
What do cave painting and tequila have in common? How about soul food and surrealist painter Salvador Dalí?
If your answer is "nothing," you're in for a surprise. Since 2004, MCA Denver’s Re-Mixed Taste series has featured "tag-team lectures" on categories that sound as...
August 7 2014, 10:30 AM
—Image courtesy Lovemore Photography
If your summer calendar isn't filled yet, we have five suggestions for getting your entertainment fix in August.
1. Denver Vintage Jazz Festival
When: Now, through August 3
Where: Mercury Cafe, the Irish Snug, and Castle Events Center at the Doubletree Inn in Northglenn
July 31 2014, 9:00 AM