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January 2019

Denver Art Museum Presents Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze

January 18 - August 18

Exhibition of about 30 paintings by Denver-born artist Jordan Casteel, who is now based in Harlem, New York. This presentation represents Casteel’s first major museum exhibition, and provides audiences with a first look at new work by one of the most acclaimed emerging artists working today. Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway, Denver. 720-865-5000, denverartmuseum.org

Categories: Arts and Culture, Exhibits
Website: denverartmuseum.org/,
May 2019

Sanctions

May 4 - June 15

In the world of Division 1 football, there is no room for scandal and no tolerance for losing. As the Cats come off sanctions, the racially-divided staff battle out how far they are willing to bend the rules to ensure a win. It’s academics vs. football. It’s money vs. integrity. It’s a collision of cover-ups in this aggressive new play diving into a world where players are pawns and the world stands still every Saturday afternoon.

Categories: Arts and Culture
Website: www.curioustheatre.org/event/sanctions/,

Serious Play at the Denver Art Museum

May 5 - August 25

Serious Play: Design in Midcentury America presents the concept of playfulness in postwar American design as a catalyst for creativity and innovation. This exhibition will explore how employing playfulness allowed designers to bring fresh ideas. Serious Play: Design in Midcentury America presents the concept of playfulness in postwar American design as a catalyst for creativity and innovation. This exhibition will explore how employing playfulness allowed designers to bring fresh ideas to the American home, children’s toys and play spaces, and…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/exhibitions/serious-play,

BYO(Board Games & Vinyl) at Middleman

May 5 - August 25

On Mondays we put on our favorite jams and bring out the board games at Middleman. Bring your own and join us!

Categories: Arts and Culture, Music
Website: www.middlemanbar.com,
June 2019

City Park Jazz

June 2 - August 4

6–8pm at the City Park Pavilion June 2: Emma Mayes & the Hip June 9: Joe Smith & the Spicy Pickles June 16: Hazel Miller June 23: Dotsero June 30: Buckner FunkenJazz July 7: Invisible Bird July 14: Conjunto Colores July 21: Brass Band Extravaganza ft. Badda Boom Brass Band, Tivoli Club Brass Band, Guerilla Fanfare July 28: Freddy Rodriguez & the Jazz Connection August 4: The Heavy Heavies featuring Venus Cruz

Categories: Arts and Culture, Entertainment
Website: cityparkjazz.org/,

Arvada Center Summer Camps

June 3 - August 9

Arvada Center Summer Camps are designed for kids to learn new skills, discover new interests and most importantly, have fun! Enroll kids ages 3-18 in camps for drama, visual art, digital arts, dance and more. Camps range from 1 to 8 weeks. Arvada Center Summer Camps open for registration on February 22, 2019. Tuition begins at $85 depending on the length and subject of the camp. Register for camps online at www.arvadacenter.org or call the box office at 720-898-7200.

Categories: Arts and Culture, Summer Camp Guide
Website: www.arvadacenter.org,

Carabiner Comedy Show

June 15

Stand up comedy, local beer, and mexican food at 14er Brewing & Beer Garden. This month’s headliner is Denver’s own Janae Burris. Burris has appeared on NBC’s “First Look” and was the 2016 winner of the Comedy Work’s New Faces Contest. Stand-Up Comedy, Local Craft Beer, & Mexican Food! The Carabiner Comedy Show returns to 14er Brewing & Beer Garden. This month’s headliner is Denver’s own Janae Burris. Burris has appeared on NBC’s “First Look”, was the 2016 winner of…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Entertainment
Website: www.eventbrite.com/e/carabiner-comedy-show-tickets-62292678077,

Opening Reception – Story Lines

June 20

Art Gym Gallery is excited to announce a members’ exhibition titled Story Lines. Story Lines explores the variety of ways artists use narrative elements to portray a concept in their work. Join us for the opening reception on Thursday, June 20 from 5-8PM. Storylines drive many artists in their practice. Narrative tools are often employed to demonstrate the concepts the artist is trying to communicate. Story Lines brings together work by seven Art Gym members who utilize these tools in…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Exhibits
Website: www.artgymdenver.com/gallery/current-shows/,

Opening Reception – Descendence

June 20

Art Gym is excited to announce Descendence by Lynn Mandziuk in Common Space Gallery. Descendence is a series of paintings which use mountains to analyze the line between life and death. The exhibition will be open from June 20 -July 12. Join us for the opening reception on Thursday, June 20 from 5-8PM. Discussing the series in her artist statement, Mandziuk explains: “I use the mountains as an allegory for life.  As an outdoor enthusiast, I study the selfish pursuit…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Exhibits
Website: www.artgymdenver.com/gallery/current-shows/,

“Under The Stars”

June 21

Augustana Arts Proudly Presents… Neil Bridge’s Group “Quintessence!” featuring Vocalist Karen Lee! and Guitarist Wayne Wilkinson! Ron Bland on Bass, and Todd Reid on Drums. Enjoy refreshments, while you feed your soul with great music. Augustana Arts Proudly Presents… Neil Bridge’s Group “Quintessence!” featuring Vocalist Karen Lee! and Guitarist Wayne Wilkinson! Ron Bland on Bass, and Todd Reid on Drums. So come on down to Augustana’s first level hall and be transformed by a cabaret setup and vibrant summertime music…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Music
Website: www.augustanaarts.org,

Drop-In Writing at the Denver Art Museum

June 25

Explore your creativity through the written word in our informal writing sessions at the Denver Art Museum led by Michael Henry, executive director of Lighthouse Writers Workshop. Explore your creativity through the written word in our informal writing sessions at the Denver Art Museum led by Michael Henry, executive director of Lighthouse Writers Workshop. Bring your own writing projects or get started on something new. Open to all levels, from published authors to the occasional journaler! Materials provided. Meet on…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/drop-in-writing-program,

June 2019 Family Tour

June 26

Engage with Clyfford Still’s artworks, share your ideas, and connect with family on these tours designed for children ages 5–10 and their caregivers. Every tour features games, interactive looking, and an art project to take home. During our summer exhibition Artists Select: Jonas Burgert, families will explore opposites by playing with size, color, and shape.

Categories: Arts and Culture, Kids and Families
Website: clyffordstillmuseum.org/events/category/family-programs/family-tours/,

Untitled Final Friday

June 28

June’s Untitled Final Friday highlights the creative practice of Tobias Fike, with the theme “Light Wait,” inspired by The Light Show. Watch for collaborative shadow sculptures, LED DIY light box-making workshop, kaleidoscope making, sound performance, comedic art tour and a new installation by this month’s featured creative, visual and performance artist/arts educator Tobias Fike. In addition, Eldren—who has been slaying the Denver music scene for the last six years—will be playing from 9-10 pm on Martin Plaza. Throughout the 2019…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/untitled-june-2019-tobias-fike,
July 2019

KGNU’s Annual Plant Sale and Craft Fair

July 2

KGNU will host our annual Plant Sale on Sunday, June 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 4700 Walnut Street in Boulder. This will be your opportunity to shop for fantastic starters and gardening supplies. KGNU will host our annual Plant Sale on Sunday, June 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 4700 Walnut Street in Boulder. This will be your opportunity to shop for fantastic starters and gardening supplies. We will have trees, veggies, bushes, flowers, houseplants,…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Nature and Outdoors
Website: ,

Off the Wall Art: Paddington Station Preschool Summer Camp

July 8 - July 12

Children will use endless materials to express themselves through artistic mediums. Constructing, crafting & collaborating on pieces that are out of the ordinary. Paddington Station Summer Camp offers a complete day-camp experience, built around a weekly theme. The campers experience will be enhanced with “experts” in the field, visiting each week to deepen the learning around each theme. Camp at Paddington is filled with hands-on, play-based experiences and enriching gross motor movement, both inside and outside in the sand and…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Kids Camps and Classes, Summer Camp Guide
Website: www.paddingtonstation.org/summer-camp/,

Weekend Family Tour: July 2019

July 13

Engage with Still’s artworks, share your ideas, and connect with family on these tours designed for children ages 5–10 and their caregivers. Every tour features games, interactive looking, and an art project to take home. Engage with Still’s artworks, share your ideas, and connect with family on these tours designed for children ages 5–10 and their caregivers. Every tour features games, interactive looking, and an art project to take home.

Categories: Arts and Culture, Kids and Families
Website: ,
August 2019

Weekend Family Tour: August 2019

August 11

Engage with Still’s artworks, share your ideas, and connect with family on these tours designed for children ages 5–10 and their caregivers. Every tour features games, interactive looking, and an art project to take home. During Artists Select: Jonas Burgert, families will explore opposites by playing with size, color, and shape.

Categories: Arts and Culture, Kids and Families
Website: ,

Weekend Family Tour: August 2019

August 11

Engage with Still’s artworks, share your ideas, and connect with family on these tours designed for children ages 5–10 and their caregivers. Every tour features games, interactive looking, and an art project to take home. During Artists Select: Jonas Burgert, families will explore opposites by playing with size, color, and shape.

Categories: Arts and Culture, Kids and Families
Website: ,

Call for Artists and Artisans: Art @ River Bend in Lyons

August 25

Looking for artists who want to sell their work at the event. Applications are through BCAA’s online form only and will be made on a rolling basis until filled. If selected, $25 fee for BCAA members/$50 non-member See website link for details We are looking for ARTISTS and ARTISANS of all mediums who want to staff a booth and sell their work at the event. For all work sold during the event, BCAA and LAHC retain a 30% commission (split…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Festivals and Special Events
Website: www.bouldercountyarts.org/art-at-riverbend,
September 2019

2019 Biennial of the Americas Festival

September 25 - September 28

The 2019 Biennial of the Americas Festival is an international event of ideas, art and culture that assembles dynamic leaders to identify unique opportunities and solutions to shared challenges across the Americas. The 2019 theme, “Empathy in Action,” will showcase the people and ideas across North and South America that are moving beyond divisions to build solutions to important issues. The theme will be explored through diverse programming in the form of art and culture, workshops, clínicas and speaker events.…

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