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
You won't have to pull off moves as elaborate as what these Wonderbound dancers are doing, but #dancelab will inspire you to groove.
—Photo courtesy of Amanda Tipton
We hope you're comfortable dancing in public.
Because #dancelab is a unique installation—part of the Denver Art Museum's summerlong Dance! program—that requires your participation. But you won't be on your own: The project (which was commissioned by the DAM) was dreamed up by...
July 5 2016, 11:35 AM