Photo courtesy of JKS Communications
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
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