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July 2018

Thursday Night Bazaar at Stanley Marketplace

July 5 - September 6

DenverBazaar is taking over The Hangar at Stanley Marketplace with 45+ local makers on the First Thursday of the month from 5-9:30PM! Shop, Sip & Mingle with Colorado’s finest craft, fashion & art makers while sampling local Wine, Cider, Beer & Spirits at Thursday Night BAZAAR. Explore the BAZAAR while listening to local DJ’s spin the best funk, soul, and oldies, then take a trip into Stanley Marketplace to redeem special discounts from select retailers! Monthly Vendor Lineup: http://bit.ly/TNB2018 General…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Nightlife
Website: stanleymarketplace.com/events/, www.denverbazaar.com/thursdaynightbazaar/

Creative-in-Residence: Sarah Rockett at the Denver Art Museum

July 9 - September 27

Sarah Rockett is a socially engaged, interdisciplinary artist and educator living in Denver. Her work focuses on social commentary by investigating value and equality in American society. As the museum’s Creative-in-Residence, Rockett will be using art as a method for engaging social interaction, creating meaningful human connection, and prompting dialogue around the urban housing crisis in Denver. Through exploring ideas of “home” and “place,” museum visitors are invited to join Rockett in the making process and participate in dialogue about…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/creative-in-residence-sarah-rockett,

“Eyes On: Shimabuku” at the Denver Art Museum

July 29, 2018 - January 20, 2019

“Eyes On: Shimabuku” will showcase a video by Japan-based artist Shimabuku titled “Do snow monkeys remember snow mountains?” This video illustrates the adaptation of a group of Japanese snow monkeys living in a Texas desert sanctuary since they were brought to the U.S. in 1972. Initially featured at the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017, this film analyzes the displacement of the monkeys from their natural habitat in the snow-capped mountains of Japan. The film also symbolically explores human migration and…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/exhibitions/eyes-shimabuku,
August 2018

Creatively Speaking: Michael Arceneaux (Author of “I Can’t Date Jesus”)

August 15

Michael Arceneaux is a Houston-bred, Howard-educated writer and author. His first book “I Can’t Date Jesus: Love, Sex, Family, Race, and Other Reasons I’ve Put My Faith in Beyoncé” released on July 24 from Atria Books/Simon & Schuster. Additionally, he is a regular contributor to outlets such as Essence, Complex, The Root, Into, among others. Moreover, he’s written for the New York Times, the Washington Post, Rolling Stone, Teen Vogue, NBCTHINK, Wired, Buzzfeed, The Guardian, Mic, Esquire, Time Ideas, Vulture,…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: thedairy.org/Online/CreativelySpeaking,

An Evening with Pam Grout, #1 New York Times best-selling author of “E-Squared”

August 16

Join us for a special speaking engagement with Pam Grout, #1 New York Times best-selling author of “E-Squared”, “Thank & Grow Rich” and 17 other books, with more than a million books in print in over 40 languages. The Evening’s Talk: “Don’t Face Reality, Change Reality” Using the experiments in “E-Squared”, “E-Cubed” and Pam Grout’s other 17 books, you’ll learn that reality is up for grabs and that by changing the focus of your thoughts, you can create a life…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Festivals and Special Events
Website: www.momsnightout.buzz, www.eventbrite.com/e/an-evening-with-pam-grout-1-new-york-times-best-selling-author-tickets-46166468149

The Importance of Being Earnest

August 17 - August 25

Denver Theatre Collective and Four Mile Historic Park are teaming up to bring you The Importance of Being Earnest set in the Old West. Get another perspective and experience Oscar Wilde’s best known play in a way you’ve never seen. John Worthing has been using the persona, Earnest, for years to party and live wildly when he travels to the city. At home he is a perfect gentleman of society, and Earnest is his wicked younger brother. There’s only one…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Performance and Theatre
Website: fourmilepark.org/,

Global Fest

August 18

Saturday, August 18, 2018 11AM – 6PM Celebrating its 5th year, Global Fest is an annual gathering that engages and infuses culture and community. The event features a Parade of Nations, Fashion Show, 30+ Local Vendors and Globally inspired food vendors. With over 170 languages spoken in our municipality this festival provides a unique opportunity for our community to become one. Aurora R-Line is now open! Don’t want to drive or mess with event parking? Our RTD R-Line is now…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Festivals and Special Events
Website: auroragov.org/globalfest,

Aurora Global Fest

August 18

Join the city of Aurora for Global Fest, Aurora’s annual international celebration of food, art and entertainment. Enjoy food, music and performances from around the world, including an international fashion show. The World Beer Market will offer different beverages with brewing techniques and flavors from around the world. All beers were globally inspired … and locally made. This free event also includes two stages of performances, a Parade of Nations, food vendors offering global tastes, and cultural experiences showcasing the…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Festivals and Special Events
Website: www.AuroraGlobalFest.org,

Dairy Comedy: Derrick Rush

August 18

After retirement from the Navy in 2009, Derrick Rush moved to Denver, CO in pursuit of a new career: stand-up comedy. He’s now a regular at Comedy Works, where he recently took third place (out of 168 comics) in the renowned New Faces Competition. Jodee Champion, a Colorado native, has performed for some of the best venues in the country, including Gotham, Red Rocks Amphitheater, and is a regular at the Denver Improv and Comedy Works. She’s entertained crowds in…

Categories: Arts and Culture
Website: tickets.thedairy.org/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=Comedy,

Sam Gary Literary

August 19

Sam Gary Branch 720-865-0325 x4 2:00pm – 3:00pm This book club will meet at Sam Gary once a month on Sundays and rotate between fiction, nonfiction, and reader’s choice selections! All meetings will take place in the Sam Gary Branch Meeting Room at 2 p.m. August Title: The Newcomers: Finding Refuge, Friendship, and Hope in the American Classroom, by Helen Thorpe

Categories: Arts and Culture, Lectures and Classes
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/sam-gary-literary-8,

Mindful Looking at the Denver Art Museum: 17th-Century Tapestry

August 21

Slow down and spend time with one work of art each month at the Denver Art Museum. Together, we’ll discuss overlooked details, explore ideas and make connections as we linger, look and discuss. This month, with teaching specialist Molly Medakovich, meander through the lush, action-packed, animal-filled world of a 17th-century tapestry picturing a forested game park. Join us on the third Tuesday of each month for a different Mindful Looking program. Adult programs are supported by William Randolph Hearst Endowment…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/mindful-looking-aug-21-2018,

Knitting Circle

August 23

Sam Gary Branch 720-865-0325 x4 5:30pm – 7:30pm Bring your knitting or crochet project and join other crafters in conversation around the Sam Gary fireplace.

Categories: Arts and Culture, Seniors
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/knitting-circle-16,

Art Workshop with Heather Cherry: “For the Love of Leaves”

August 23

Beginning with a sampling of various teas, as well as an array of handmade papers, participants will explore the sculptural possibilities of Mulberry, Washi, and Lokta, to create a delicate three dimensional paper branch–a celebration of the gift of trees.Participants will leave with a sculptural paper branch, formed of handmade paper and twig. Additional information: $48 | $40 (members) entry includes workshop materials and a beverage from the Polk Cafe Participants are requested to arrive by 5:45pm Age Guideline: Ages…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Lectures and Classes
Website: tickets.thedairy.org/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=AdultWorkshops, tickets.thedairy.org/Online/seatSelect.asp?BOset::WSmap::seatmap::performance_ids=4B0A7999-7F82-4E86-93FE-268AEA7F7275

Anderman Photography Lecture at the Denver Art Museum: Sharon Harper

August 23

Join us for what is sure to be an interesting talk with photographer Sharon Harper. Harper’s photography explores the relationship between technology and perception through landscape imagery. Her work is in the collection of major art institutions and she is currently a Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University. Several examples of Sharon Harper’s photographs are included in “New Territory: Landscape Photography Today,” on view June 24, 2018 through September 16, 2018 at the Denver Art Museum. The…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/anderman-photography-lecture-sharon-harper, tickets.denverartmuseum.org/Selection.aspx?sch=252135

Low-Sensory Morning at the Denver Art Museum

August 23

At the DAM, we embrace the unique qualities of all who walk through our doors, and appreciate that many visitors need to explore the museum in different ways. For individuals and families who prefer a quiet, less sensory-stimulating environment we offer our Low-Sensory Morning events on select Saturday mornings, before public hours. At each event, loud gallery sounds are turned down, attendance is limited, we offer tours of the museums, numerous hands-on activities, and artmaking projects for individuals and families…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/low-sensory-morning-aug-18-2018,

In Stitches Quilting Meeting

August 24

Monthly meeting of In Stitches, a “Grands” sewing, quilting and friendship group. This volunteer group makes quilts for Children’s Hospital, University Hospital and the community. Meetings are the 4th Friday of the months January through October at 9:30 a.m. at 5273 N. Beeler Street, Denver, CO 80238. Contact: Cheryl at 720-498-3823

Categories: Arts and Culture, Volunteer Opportunities
Website: ,
September 2018

The Cake

September 1 - October 13

Jen lives in New York but has always dreamed of getting married in her small North Carolina hometown, so she heads down south to ask Della, her late mother’s best friend, to do the honors of baking the wedding cake. Della’s cakes are legendary, even earning her a spot as a contestant on the “Great American Baking Show.” She is overjoyed at Jen’s request, until she realizes there’s not just one bride, but two, forcing her to re-examine some of…

Categories: Arts and Culture
Website: www.curioustheatre.org/event/the-cake/,

FP TEST 1

September 1

Events will typically be reviewed and posted within 48 hours. Events received before the 16th of the month will be considered for printing in the upcoming issue as space allows, with nearby events having highest priority. Events will typically be reviewed and posted within 48 hours. Events received before the 16th of the month will be considered for printing in the upcoming issue as space allows, with nearby events having highest priority. This calendar is for time-limited metro Denver events…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Charity Event
Website: frontporchne.com,

Write & Talk for Teen with Lighthouse Writers

September 5

Sam Gary Branch 720-865-0325 x4 4:30pm – 6:30pm Are you interested in exploring the world of creative writing? Join local author Whitney Gaines to try a new genre or topic each month. We’ll try our hands at fiction, poetry, screenwriting, and graphic novels, with plenty of time for freewriting and conversation each month. Registration is required

Categories: Arts and Culture, Teens
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/teen-creative-writing-lab,

Art Workshop with Heather Cherry “Boxes of Sky”

September 6

September 6 | 6pm Drawing inspiration from early “cabinets of curiosity”, assemblage artists, and the great expanse of sky: participants will paint, draw, and layer various images and found objects in shallow wooden boxes to create a vibrant visual ode to the sun, moon, and stars. Additional information: $48 | $40 (members) entry includes workshop materials and a beverage from the Polk Cafe Participants are requested to arrive by 5:45pm Age Guideline: Ages 13+

Categories: Arts and Culture, Lectures and Classes
Website: www.thedairy.org, thedairy.org/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=AdultWorkshops
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