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1. Shop at Paris Holiday Market | Nov. 7 & 8
Why You Should Go: Just imagine how good it would feel to finish your holiday shopping at this art and craft market weeks before Black Friday.
2. Take the Ski and Snowboard Tuning Basics Class at Lakewood’s REI | Nov. 11
Why You Should Go:...
November 5 2015, 10:10 AM
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There's a lot happening at the Colorado Photographic Arts Center (CPAC). Last month, the 50-year-old nonprofit—the only gallery in Denver that's wholly focused on photography—brought on Samantha Johnston as its new executive director. The organization is preparing for a January move to...
October 22 2015, 3:15 PM
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To call Jerry De La Cruz an artist would be an understatement. For more than 40 years, he has toggled between mediums and styles. His Lincoln Park studio (which takes up half of the first floor of his house) is bursting with still-in-progress sculptures, paintings dating back to adolescence,...
October 14 2015, 12:00 PM
The cast rehearses in Babi Yar Park; photo courtesy of Jenifer Sher
Babi Yar Park is surprisingly quiet on a Monday morning. The traffic noise from nearby South Havana Street seems to dissipate through the leaves of 100 linden trees in the grove sheltering this 27-acre sanctuary. As a little girl and her father walk along a pathway, they happen upon five dancers in...
October 1 2015, 2:30 PM
The coloring in Patrick Zoller's paintings changes depending on the light source—sun, black light, or none at all.
Europium. Symbol: Eu. Atomic number: 63
It's alright if you don't remember this rare Earth element from your high school science class. Here's what you need to know: The metal is phosphorescent, meaning it glows in the dark. Why the chemistry lesson? Because europium is what makes Patrick...
September 17 2015, 10:45 AM
Ellie Caulkins Opera House
Downtown Denver has changed a lot over the past decade, but one constant has been the stunning exterior (OK, we like the interior, too) of the Ellie Caulkins Opera House at the Denver Performing Arts Complex. The venue—home of Opera Colorado and the Colorado Ballet—celebrated its golden...
September 11 2015, 9:45 AM
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1. Photo Mash-up Workshop with ideaLAB | Sept. 12
Why You Should Go: You’ll get to pick out a historic Denver photo at History Colorado and then hit the streets to photograph the same spot to see how the city has changed.
2. Denver Free Walking Tours | All month
Why You Should Go: You need...
September 1 2015, 11:30 AM
Summer Scream turns Lakeside Amusement Park into a private party (photo courtesy of Jason M. Dewitt/Dewitt Photography)
The waning days of summer are upon us. Sigh. If you're not quite ready to give up those remaining warm-weather evenings, make plans to take in the earlier sunset from the top of the Cyclone Coaster at Lakeside Amusement Park during Summer Scream 5 on Thursday, September 3.
August 27 2015, 4:27 PM