Take a theatrical tour through presidential history during a play featuring two-minute skits about our former commanders-in-chief. —Photo courtesy of CU Boulder Theater & Dance
Food Truck Safari: Nautical Nibbles, September 23
Denver might be landlocked, but the zoo offers more than one way to consider marine animals this weekend. Grab a seafood bite from one of 10 food trucks, including ahi tuna burritos from Chuey Fu’s Latin-Asian Grub or sustainable eel rolls from...
September 21 2016, 4:15 PM
Photo courtesy of Salwa Owens
Social media “it girls” like Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid can sometimes leave us feeling like fashion is targeted to one type of woman. But Salwa Owens—5280's 2016 Top of the Town winner for local fashion designer—prefers to see fashion as an inclusive, empowering experience for any...
September 21 2016, 12:25 PM
For men looking to make money in the rough-and-tumble late-1800s mining towns of Colorado, merely surviving each day was a challenge. But for a young woman looking to make a living in the mountains—in the wake of public humiliation, extreme poverty, and spiritual desolation—that makes for one...
September 20 2016, 1:00 PM
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
Janice Sinden, the new president and CEO of the Denver Center for Performing Arts, poses alongside DCPA Chairman Daniel L. Ritchie (left) and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock at Sinden's appointment ceremony on August 23 at the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Photos courtesy of John Moore, DCPA NewsCenter
In May, when Scott Shiller abruptly resigned as president and CEO of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, one of Denver’s key cultural leadership positions became up for grabs. Less than three months later, the DCPA made history with the selection of Shiller’s successor: Janice Sinden, Mayor...
September 19 2016, 2:45 PM
Clay Rose (third from left) and the Gasoline Lollipops. Courtesy of the band
The Gasoline Lollipops have been a lot of things during their six-plus year run: An acoustic punk duo, a rockabilly-inflected alt-country combo, amped-up “electric cow punk” rockers, and most recently, a multi-piece outfit churning out psychedelic classic Americana.
These evolving and...
September 19 2016, 10:30 AM
A scene from "Ixcanul." Photo courtesy of Denver Film Society
"If we want to see more diverse faces represented in media, a film festival is a great place to start."
That notion is what drove the launch of CineLatino three years ago, says festival co-director and Denver Film Society (DFS) marketing and communications manager JoAnna Cintron. "It's a...
September 15 2016, 8:50 AM
Improve your yoga practice during one of 11 different workshops at the Lake Street Union Yoga Festival in Avon. —Photo courtesy of Unsplash
McNichols Grand Re-Opening, September 15
Celebrate the grand re-opening of one of Denver's preeminent arts spaces with two new exhibits. Photographer Rich Clarkson's portraits of iconic athletes, including Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller, are the highlights of his sports-focused exhibition...
September 14 2016, 3:08 PM