Abbey of St. Walburga. —Photo courtesy of Edith OSB / Flickr
Going on a retreat can sometimes be an expensive and over-scheduled adventure. If you’re looking to find solace and solitude on a budget this spring, try an unexpected destination: a monastery. At these five Colorado retreat centers, you’ll find the space, simple meals, and peace and quiet you need...
March 21 2016, 3:30 PM
—Image courtesy of Arapahoe Libraries
If the thought of visiting a public library conjures up images of dusty, dark rooms, uncomfortable chairs, and strict women shushing you, Nicolle Ingui Davies will make you think again.
Davies, a Littleton native and the executive director of Arapahoe Libraries, was recently selected as...
February 23 2016, 1:18 PM
Jordan Doll accepts his award for "Comic of the Year" at the 2016 Denver Comedy Awards. —Photo by Emily Coates
On a momentous day in the Mile High City, when nearly one million revelers basked in the sweet afterglow of the Broncos’ meteoric triumph, a group of artists gathered to celebrate their own successes at the second annual Denver Comedy Awards, hosted by Sexpot Comedy.
A seismic contrast from the...
February 11 2016, 4:22 PM
Catch Lindsey Falduto as Veronica Sawyer at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema on February 14 or in Ignite Theatre's production of Heathers at the Aurora Fox Arts Theatre from February 26 to March 20.
For some, Valentine's Day will always mean romantic candlelit dinners. For others, a night of black comedy at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is more appealing.
Thanks to a partnership between the local cinema and the Denver Actors Fund, both film buffs and theater fans alike can spend this Saturday...
February 11 2016, 9:00 AM
—Image courtesy of the Molly Brown House Museum
A house more than 100 years old is bound to have its ghost stories. The famed Molly Brown House Museum, which was built in 1889, is no exception. The house has changed hands many times—it's been a private residence, an apartment complex for young men, and a home for wayward girls. Now, as...
February 9 2016, 9:30 AM
If you don't get these cultural references, this is probably not the show for you.
There was a time when MTV was all about music. Instead of shows like Catfish and Teen Mom, people tuned in to watch the latest music videos from their favorite musicians, or to hear said musicians talk about their latest album or tour.
If you read that and thought, "Those were the days," then I...
January 28 2016, 4:30 PM
Mingling after-hours at the Denver Art Museum during last year's "Art of" event (photo courtesy of CultureHaus)
It's no secret that Denverites have a thing for handcrafted, locally made wares. One needn't look beyond the packed stalls at the Denver Flea or crowded streets during any farmers' market as proof. So it makes perfect sense that CultureHaus—the young professional arm of the ...
January 21 2016, 9:30 AM
Sculpture Park and the Denver Performing Arts Complex, as seen from Speer Boulevard. This park is about to get quite the facelift. —Courtesy of Denver Arts & Venues, photo by Jordan Bishop
Downtown Denver has changed a lot in the six years since I started working at 5280's LoDo office. Non-chain restaurants and boutiques started filling the city blocks, and more companies were drawn to an area that was once (not so long ago) considered undesirable. Then, of course, came the...
January 13 2016, 11:41 AM