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Biennial of the Americans Symposium explores the future

Biennial of the Americans Symposium explores the future

The future of business and art is envisioned at the Biennial of the Americas Symposium.     Thursday night the Ellie Caulkins Opera House seats were filled for a free night of music and celebration. Denver hosted international leaders and creators at the America Symposium on Sept. 14 as a part of an event series surrounding […]

Interactive exhibit, a small taste of refugee suffering

Interactive exhibit, a small taste of refugee suffering

If you had 30 seconds to grab five essential items and knew you might never return home and faced a long journey ahead, what would you choose? Fleeing war, disaster and persecution, over 65.6 million people in other countries who fled their homes faced this dilemma. Traveling exhibition Forced From Home posed this question to […]

Saving heritage through art

Saving heritage through art

Powwow dancers of all ages, from tots to elders, swayed in their colorful regalia to the thundering drum and the belting of native singers during the 28th Annual Friendship Powwow and American Indian Cultural Celebration on Sept. 9 hosted by the Denver Art Museum. Hundreds gathered at the Acoma Plaza, the space between the Denver Public Library […]

Globe Hall gets its wings

Globe Hall gets its wings

The sweat of 200 fans in a venue filled to capacity overpowered the intoxicating smell of smoked pork in the adjoining saloon. Patrons used guitar picks as currency at the bar, where the Red Bull cooler stayed in a constant state of restock. A weekday common room for live music, fueled by sad songs and carbonated caffeine, made it seem dark […]

Denver meditation studio invites all to experience focus and healing

Denver meditation studio invites all to experience focus and healing

The Lotus Meditation Studio, located at 228 Broadway, celebrated their grand opening on Aug. 21. For those seeking a place to learn and practice meditation, the entire community is invited to come experience the many benefits of this mindful tradition. Whether you’re new to the term or consider yourself an enlightened yogi, the studio offers […]

Water percolates to the forefront in art exhibit

Water percolates to the forefront in art exhibit

Sculptures of colorful repurposed plastic waste, a daily journal of the relationship between a river in New Delhi and its inhabitants and a simple pitcher of water are examples of the thought-provoking works sharing an  artistic home under MSU Denver’s Center for Visual Art until Oct. 21. “Visitors will learn not only about the challenges […]

Itchy-O welcomed home for a hardly describable performance

Itchy-O welcomed home for a hardly describable performance

The avante-garde band, itchy-O marched their electrifying music, smoke and spectacles back to Denver on Aug. 26 for the release of their latest record, “From the Overflowing.” With an upcoming tour and first music video, Gallow’s Disco, released in July, 2017 could be one of the most successful years for the group. The Denver-based group […]

Betties teach sisters how to be bold

Betties teach sisters how to be bold

On Aug. 24, the Bold Betties lecture series hosted author and adventurer Bernadette Murphy to explore the reward of taking risks. Murphy’s lessons from her own internal and external experiences with nature aligned with the Bold Betties’ philosophy of living boldly. Founded as a way to connect women with the outdoors and each other, the […]

Survivors share stories and support at SlutWalk

Survivors share stories and support at SlutWalk

Donning pasties, attendees adorned with colorful tattoos, fishnets, combat boots and wrapped in yellow caution tape marched toward the west steps of the Capitol holding signs while chanting, “autonomy for all bodies.” Survivors of sexual violence and their allies first gathered at the amphitheater in Civic Center Park to kick off the 7th Annual SlutWalk […]

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