The cast rehearses in Babi Yar Park; photo courtesy of Jenifer Sher
Babi Yar Park is surprisingly quiet on a Monday morning. The traffic noise from nearby South Havana Street seems to dissipate through the leaves of 100 linden trees in the grove sheltering this 27-acre sanctuary. As a little girl and her father walk along a pathway, they happen upon five dancers in...
October 1 2015, 2:30 PM
The coloring in Patrick Zoller's paintings changes depending on the light source—sun, black light, or none at all.
Europium. Symbol: Eu. Atomic number: 63
It's alright if you don't remember this rare Earth element from your high school science class. Here's what you need to know: The metal is phosphorescent, meaning it glows in the dark. Why the chemistry lesson? Because europium is what makes Patrick...
September 17 2015, 10:45 AM
Ellie Caulkins Opera House
Downtown Denver has changed a lot over the past decade, but one constant has been the stunning exterior (OK, we like the interior, too) of the Ellie Caulkins Opera House at the Denver Performing Arts Complex. The venue—home of Opera Colorado and the Colorado Ballet—celebrated its golden...
September 11 2015, 9:45 AM
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1. Photo Mash-up Workshop with ideaLAB | Sept. 12
Why You Should Go: You’ll get to pick out a historic Denver photo at History Colorado and then hit the streets to photograph the same spot to see how the city has changed.
2. Denver Free Walking Tours | All month
Why You Should Go: You need...
September 1 2015, 11:30 AM
Summer Scream turns Lakeside Amusement Park into a private party (photo courtesy of Jason M. Dewitt/Dewitt Photography)
The waning days of summer are upon us. Sigh. If you're not quite ready to give up those remaining warm-weather evenings, make plans to take in the earlier sunset from the top of the Cyclone Coaster at Lakeside Amusement Park during Summer Scream 5 on Thursday, September 3.
August 27 2015, 4:27 PM
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1. Ride: 5280’s Historic Bike Tour of Denver
Why you should go: You like to bike. You like history. You love Denver. Combine the three in our two-wheeled tour of the city (it's great for newcomers, too).
Details: Your choice, Denver
2. Build: Sand in the City
Why you should go:...
June 3 2015, 10:45 AM
You can't beat the mountains of Steamboat Springs for a yoga and adventure retreat. (Photo courtesy of the author)
Summer calendar looking bleak? Not anymore. There are enough events in Colorado to fill almost every day of the warm-weather months. We're highlighting a few of the newest offerings so you can keep being the hip one among your friends.
Applejack BrewDown and Block Party: One of the city's...
May 28 2015, 9:28 AM
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In the midst of making long-weekend plans—and praying the weather gods bring back the sun—we (myself included) often overlook the true purpose of Memorial Day: to honor and remember those who died while serving our country. Mark this important day with Colorado Remembers, a daylong...
May 21 2015, 9:08 AM