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
Take a lesson in stand-up paddle boarding at Chatfield State Park this weekend. —Image courtesy of Unsplash
Fresh Jazz and Crisp Vinyl Series: Orenda, August 26
If you're a fan of jazz, Latin, and funk, come to Orenda's five-piece instrumental set to hear all your favorite genres combined into one unique sound. The Denver-based group draws influences from Afro-Cuban rhythms and blends drum, conga,...
August 24 2016, 5:01 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
Hike 20 miles on a scenic guided backcountry excursion during the Fjällräven Classic USA. —Image courtesy of Fjällräven
The Moth: Into the Wild, August 18
This intimate night of readings by NPR's acclaimed storytelling group, the Moth, is tailor-made for an adventurous Colorado audience. Dame Wilburn, a Detroit-based poet and Moth Grand Slam champion, will host a performance filled with true tales of adventure,...
August 17 2016, 1:56 PM
—Photo by Morgan Rachel Levy
High art isn’t all paint and marble and bronze. And if you think it is, Florence Müller, freshly arrived from France to serve as the Denver Art Museum’s textile art and fashion curator, wants to change your attitude. She gets her first chance this month with the debut of Shock Wave:...
—Photo by Melanie Watson
As you can probably surmise from its name, Boulder’s Lemon Sponge Cake Contemporary Ballet doesn’t dabble in the conventional. Choreographer Robert Sher-Machherndl eschews traditional storytelling (such as the will-they, won’t-they romance in Swan Lake) for avant-garde movements designed to...
Jesse Elliott, the director of Fort Collins' new Music District
—Photo courtesy of the Music District
September 11—Big Brunch
With Sunday morning comes one of the most important questions of the week: Which brunch spot should you head to for a green chile–smothered burrito and bottomless mimosas? At the inaugural Rise and Dine, you won’t have to choose. This brunch-themed spread—which is part of...
The Telluride Mountainfilm Festival in 1979.
—Photo courtesy of Telluride Mountainfilm
This month, the Front Range hosts three adventure-documentary festivals: Reel Rock Fest, Adventure Film Festival, and Radical Reels. Those, however, are just a small part of Colorado’s canon. Here, the major milestones in the Centennial State’s thrill-inducing outdoor-film history.