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
Close to 220 attendees are expected at this year's Rocky Mountain Literary Festival. Photo courtesy of the Rocky Mountain Literary Festival
The survey results of last year’s inaugural Rocky Mountain Literary Festival said it all: Attendees promised to be back.
The one-day lineup of Colorado’s veteran and emerging novelists brought about 185 readers to Golden's Mount Vernon Country Club to learn about the author’s backstories, ask...
October 12 2016, 3:13 PM
Photo by Jeffrey Beall
TEDxMileHigh will hold its largest event ever October 28 at the Temple Buell Theatre—and it's entirely focused on women. Its creators expect an audience of about 2,800 at the Friday afternoon event, dubbed "It's About Time," and speakers will include eleven remarkable Colorado women. A...
October 10 2016, 10:30 AM
Members of the Remington Beard Boss team, a team of four sponsored "leaders in facial hair innovation," will be participating in the Great American Beard and Moustache Championships in Denver. Photo courtesy of ShopPR
In every major city, there’s a small—but growing—sector of the population that is obsessed with facial hair. The Denver residents among that group may now commence their celebration: the 2016 Great American Beard and Moustache Championship is coming to the Mile High City this weekend....
September 20 2016, 11:35 AM
Photo by Callie Hobbs
When Travis Ramos started looking for a wedding gift for his soon-to-be wife, Laura, he knew he wanted it to be unique. They dreamed of a life on the road, traveling and adventuring together. And since Laura had fond memories of traveling in a camper when she was younger, Travis figured this was...
August 25 2016, 2:15 PM
Courtesy of High Plains Comedy Festival
The fourth High Plains Comedy Festival kicks off this Thursday with comedians playing Iron Comic (they have eight minutes to write a routine) and closes Saturday night with headliners Garfunkel & Oates, Kyle Kinane, and Cameron Esposito taking the stage at the Paramount Theatre. In between,...
August 24 2016, 12:32 PM
The documentary Educate A Girl profiles Mercy and Manisha, two women who are attending school as a result of the efforts of organizations like Edge of Seven wto break down education barriers for women in rural Nepal. —Image courtesy of Eva Capazolla
Fitz and the Tantrums, December 8
There are three truths in life: death, taxes, and toe-tapping at the Fitz and the Tantrums concert. The catchiest indie pop and neo soul band in the game comes to Denver to deliver rhythmic hits such as "HandClap," "The Walker," and more. Arrive early to catch...
August 12 2016, 10:30 AM
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