Mary Chapin Carpenter brings her rock-infused brand of country to Estes Park's Stanley Hotel. —Photo courtesy of Mary Chapin Carpenter
Peer Review: Stand up for Science, November 10
Science has never been funnier than at this unique comedy show where the brainiacs take the mic. Local scientists in every field from microbiology to ornithology will try their hands at stand-up comedy for the first time—and they've got a lot to say...
November 10 2016, 11:15 AM
Attend a screening (or several) of one of the more than 200 films being shown at the Denver Film Festival.
—Photo courtesy of the Denver Film Festival
Denver Film Festival, November 2 to November 13
The Mile High City's premier film festival is back for the 38th year with more than 200 films plus exclusive parties. Don't miss the opening night screening of director Damien Chazelle's La La Land, a musical romance featuring Emma Stone...
November 4 2016, 10:30 AM
A hiker enjoys the autumn leaves along the new multi-use trail segment in Clear Creek Canyon. Courtesy of Lon Abbott and Terri Cook
1. Cider Monday | Nov. 28
Why: On Cyber Monday (get the play on words there?) pop into the Tattered Cover’s Colfax Avenue, LoDo, or Aspen Grove locations for a gratis cup of hot apple cider.
2. First Friday Nutcracker Event at Colorado Ballet | Nov. 4
Why: Here’s you chance to...
November 2 2016, 2:00 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
Evil Cheesey performs an illegal jump in Boulder in the late ‘70s. —Courtesy of Chris Leising and Jack Hanley
November 1 — Font of Creativity
As Denver has grown in size and stature, so has its art scene, making it challenging for lesser-known artists to get noticed. Lynn Baker hopes to help ameliorate that problem with the Passion4Arts Showcase, which the Centennial resident will present...
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
A boardwalk in the Rocky Mountain Arsenal
1. Watch the Presidential Debates | Oct. 9 & 19
Why: Unless you hide your cell phone, turn off social media, stop going to work, and forgo trips to the grocery store, it will be virtually impossible to avoid hearing about the upcoming presidential election. You might as well be informed:...
October 6 2016, 3:45 PM
Learn more about girls' education from activist Shannon Galpin at the Edge of Seven charity gala. —Photo courtesy of Edge of Seven
Great American Beer Festival Kickoff Party, October 5
Even if you didn't score tickets to the Great American Beer Festival, you can sample a spread of unique craft brews—and score a hearty meal—at this pig roast. Chef Jon Tarvin from the Kitchen Denver will serve up six delectable swine-centric...
October 5 2016, 3:27 PM