Shakespeare First Folio, 1623; courtesy of Folger Shakespeare Library
There are basically two reactions people have to Shakespeare: They're either infatuated with his use of language, or they can't understand a word the man wrote (or, er, directed his actors to recite). Regardless, almost all of us—thanks in large part to high school English—have some connection to...
August 11 2016, 3:30 PM
These cupcakes have no calories but plenty of clues.
—Courtesy of Epic Escape Game
We’re health inspectors trapped inside a sweets shop, and we only have an hour to figure out what’s so suspicious about the specials.
Our quartet wasn’t exactly mired in a life-or-death predicament—the biggest bummer was that said sweets weren't edible—but it set our pulses racing and our...
July 26 2016, 12:39 PM
—Courtesy of FARMCAD
It's the same routine every weekend: trying to balance your schedule between park time, the Rocky Mountains, and whatever myriad events are on Denver's calendar. Well, the Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design (RMCAD) is here to help. Once a month this summer, FARMCAD Summer Art, Craft, and...
July 14 2016, 1:30 PM
—Photos courtesy of City Park Jazz
Denver’s largest urban park has always been a place for music. In the late 19th century, locals strolled through City Park on Sundays, listening to musicians play on a floating bandstand.
In 1986, a small group of neighbors revived the tradition. At the time, the roads that wound through...
July 13 2016, 2:00 PM
Writing in the wild.
—Photo courtesy of Lighthouse Writers Workshop
Whether you're a professional writer or someone who likes to jot down her thoughts and observations, Lighthouse Writers Workshop has an event for you: Write Denver. For this "collaborative write-the-city-project," Lighthouse has teamed up with organizations and events in various...
July 7 2016, 12:35 PM
You won't have to pull off moves as elaborate as what these Wonderbound dancers are doing, but #dancelab will inspire you to groove.
—Photo courtesy of Amanda Tipton
We hope you're comfortable dancing in public.
Because #dancelab is a unique installation—part of the Denver Art Museum's summerlong Dance! program—that requires your participation. But you won't be on your own: The project (which was commissioned by the DAM) was dreamed up by...
July 5 2016, 11:35 AM
A firework show lights up Keystone Lake at Lakeside Village.
—Photo courtesy of Keystone Resort
Whether you’re looking to stay in the neighborhood, get the family out of dodge, or meet friends at a Denver-area event, you simply can't go wrong celebrating Independence Day during a three-day weekend. So don your red, white, and blue and head out to enjoy the mid-summer fun. Here are our picks...
June 29 2016, 1:40 PM
CU Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano laughs as the Dalai Lama dons a university visor.
—Photo courtesy of the University of Colorado-Boulder, Glenn Asakawa
“We are all the same human beings—mentally, physically, and emotionally,” says the Dalai Lama, beginning the first of two sold-out appearances at the University of Colorado Boulder's Coors Events Center. For someone who carries the title His Holiness, it might seem an interesting place to start,...
June 24 2016, 10:45 AM