Take classes with dancing pros, like Evita Arce and Michael Jagger of "So You Think You Can Dance."
—Photo by Simon Powis/ Courtesy of Evita Arce and Michael Jagger
February 4 — Snow Ballet
Snow Ballet If you knew that synchronized skiing was a sport—and that the reigning world champions hail from Telluride—well, you’re more tuned in than we were. To boost awareness about the niche discipline, in which teams execute elaborate choreographed...
—Courtesy of Carl Scofield/Breckenridge Tourism Office
December 2-4 — Breaking The Rules
At first, classical music and break dancing doesn’t seem like a combination that would elicit sold-out crowds. Yet German dance group the Flying Steps has been captivating international audiences with headspins set to Johann...
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...
"PP-26," 1922 —Photo Courtesy of the Clyfford Still Museum
October 1 — Sustainable Gathering
Discover how to do more to conserve energy than simply recycling your beer cans at Endotrend, an enviro festival that features everything from films like Overview, a short about astronauts turned environmentalists, to presentations by...
ART: PostSecret Six-and-a-half years ago, Frank Warren began handing out postcards to strangers, asking them to write down a secret and anonymously mail it back to him. It was meant to be a small community art project. Today, that venture has exploded into five best-selling books, a blog, and an...
May 27 2011, 3:53 PM
Music: Denver Day of Rock
What’s better than an outdoor music festival to welcome summer weather? More than a dozen bands are taking over downtown Denver for a day, with five stages spread along more than five blocks of the 16th Street Mall area. Along with the Gin Blossoms (the ’90s rockers best...
April 30 2011, 7:00 AM
Culture: Doors Open Denver Let’s face it: We all zone out and look at the sidewalk while we’re going from points A to B. The Denver Office of Cultural Affairs aims to change that by encouraging everyone to look up—at the buildings and architecture that surround them. The free event series covers...
April 1 2011, 12:02 PM
Culture: BaoBao Festival
For generations, the people of Ghana have gathered around the baobab tree to sing, dance, and swap stories—and those traditions have made their way to Colorado for this annual celebration. Boulderite Adjei Abankwah, a lead dancer and choreographer with the Ghana National...
February 24 2011, 2:43 PM