Police violence and race relations are the focus of the latest exhibit at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, which includes this work, "Police Cross Lines 4," by Dáreece Walker. Image courtesy of the Fine Arts Center
There's no question that the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center's latest exhibit is a commentary on contemporary times—but it's a message made stronger by the fact that almost none of the artwork is new.
Force/Resistance, which opens February 25, explores the interplay of power and violence in...
February 22 2017, 3:00 PM
Larry Hulst went to about 10 shows each month during the '70s and '80s. He recalls the '70s as being the golden years of live music. Photograph courtesy of Christian Murdock
Larry Hulst was in his early 20s and had just returned from Vietnam when he photographed his first show as a freelance concert photographer in November 1969. It was Steve Miller, live at the Fillmore in San Francisco.
Hulst now resides in Colorado Springs, where he has lived for the...
February 17 2017, 12:00 PM
The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities presents its newly formed Black Box Company. Photo courtesy of Matthew Gale Photography, 2016
The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities is kicking off its 41st season with something that can be hard to come by in the arts: stability.
For the first time, the Arvada Center will host a repertory of shows, featuring an ensemble of resident actors, directors, and designers who make...
February 15 2017, 2:25 PM
The variety of books on Denver's Hometown Reads page range from self-help to romance and everything in between. All images courtesy of Amazon
Reading can be an enlightening experience, in part because there is joy in discovery. The online community and initiative Hometown Reads, a division of digital marketing agency Weaving Influence, supports a read local movement in more than 40 cities by helping book lovers discover authors...
February 14 2017, 11:45 AM
—Image courtesy of James Garcia Photography
In a social media-driven world, a disastrous Tinder date (or five) is almost a rite of passage. But the glut of engagement photos and smiling babies spammed regularly across our feeds doesn’t make it seem that way.
Enter DatingFML.com, a website of true horror stories that make How to Lose a Guy...
February 13 2017, 3:00 PM
Sarah Silverman is one of 5280's comedians to see this month. Photograph courtesy of Gage Skidmore via Wikipedia Commons
Last year was rough for a lot of people. And let’s face it, if January was as good as it’s going to get in 2017, we’re going to need to find ways to laugh and unwind—and drinks would be nice, too. That’s why we’re prescribing a visit to any of these comedy acts hitting the Mile High City this month...
February 10 2017, 3:00 PM
High level circus, dance, and music come together to create multi-dimensional entertainment from the unconventional Moth Circus.
Black History Live: Harriet Tubman, February 13-23
Celebrate Black History Month by attending this historically accurate live portrayal of the iconic Civil War heroine. National Humanities and Chautauqua scholar Becky Stone performs Tubman's role, which takes audiences through her transformation...
February 10 2017, 12:30 PM
The one time you can give your guests the cold shoulder is on your gown, so make it a glamorous one. Berta's version is one of the best of the season. Available at Anna Be, anna-be.com
Planning your wedding day—a singularly joyous, momentous occasion—is exciting. But planning also comes with a lot of pressure to get every detail just right. Possibly the one item most emblematic of this, at least for the ladies, is The Dress. For most brides, the wedding dress hunt...
February 9 2017, 1:30 PM