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
Photo by Callie Hobbs
When Travis Ramos started looking for a wedding gift for his soon-to-be wife, Laura, he knew he wanted it to be unique. They dreamed of a life on the road, traveling and adventuring together. And since Laura had fond memories of traveling in a camper when she was younger, Travis figured this was...
August 25 2016, 2:15 PM
Courtesy of High Plains Comedy Festival
The fourth High Plains Comedy Festival kicks off this Thursday with comedians playing Iron Comic (they have eight minutes to write a routine) and closes Saturday night with headliners Garfunkel & Oates, Kyle Kinane, and Cameron Esposito taking the stage at the Paramount Theatre. In between,...
August 24 2016, 12:32 PM
Shakespeare First Folio, 1623; courtesy of Folger Shakespeare Library
There are basically two reactions people have to Shakespeare: They're either infatuated with his use of language, or they can't understand a word the man wrote (or, er, directed his actors to recite). Regardless, almost all of us—thanks in large part to high school English—have some connection to...
August 11 2016, 3:30 PM
These cupcakes have no calories but plenty of clues.
—Courtesy of Epic Escape Game
We’re health inspectors trapped inside a sweets shop, and we only have an hour to figure out what’s so suspicious about the specials.
Our quartet wasn’t exactly mired in a life-or-death predicament—the biggest bummer was that said sweets weren't edible—but it set our pulses racing and our...
July 26 2016, 12:39 PM
—Courtesy of FARMCAD
It's the same routine every weekend: trying to balance your schedule between park time, the Rocky Mountains, and whatever myriad events are on Denver's calendar. Well, the Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design (RMCAD) is here to help. Once a month this summer, FARMCAD Summer Art, Craft, and...
July 14 2016, 1:30 PM
—Photos courtesy of City Park Jazz
Denver’s largest urban park has always been a place for music. In the late 19th century, locals strolled through City Park on Sundays, listening to musicians play on a floating bandstand.
In 1986, a small group of neighbors revived the tradition. At the time, the roads that wound through...
July 13 2016, 2:00 PM
Writing in the wild.
—Photo courtesy of Lighthouse Writers Workshop
Whether you're a professional writer or someone who likes to jot down her thoughts and observations, Lighthouse Writers Workshop has an event for you: Write Denver. For this "collaborative write-the-city-project," Lighthouse has teamed up with organizations and events in various...
July 7 2016, 12:35 PM