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March 2018

Drawn to Glamour: Fashion Illustrations by Jim Howard at the Denver Art Museum

March 25 - August 5

“Drawn to Glamour: Fashion Illustrations by Jim Howard” presents the award-winning editorial work by artist Jim Howard, a well-respected member of Denver’s fashion community. More than 100 works on paper showcase Howard’s four-decade fashion illustration career, starting with his early advertising campaigns for Neiman Marcus in the late 1950s, and through the ‘70s and ‘80s when the fashion illustration industry was at its height. The exhibition offers a nostalgic look at fashion trends set by top ready-to-wear designers, high-end fashion…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/exhibitions/drawn-glamour,
May 2018

Community Reading and Discussion of Citizen: An American Lyric by author Claudia Rankine with Conversations on Race, Social Justice and Community

May 6 - July 22

Montview Presbyterian Church invites you to participate in an upcoming four-session discussion series centered around the NY Times best-selling book, Citizen: An American Lyric by author Claudia Rankine. Citizen, the winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, was the focus of a six-week Denver Talks program last fall, which also inspired Montview’s discussions. This series will be facilitated by Bill De La Cruz, Director of Equity and Inclusion, Denver Pubic Schools and City-Wide Facilitator. All events will be held…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.montview.org/all-church-readdiscussion-citizen/, www.montview.org/

The 5th Annual Park Hill Art Festival

May 18 - May 20

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: THE PARK HILL ART FESTIVAL The 5th Annual Park Hill Art Festival COLORADO’S SEASON KICK OFF ART FESTIVAL – FREE ADMISSION! www.parkhillartfestival.com WHEN: Friday, May 18th – 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Saturday May 19th 10 am to 5 pm, & Sunday, May 20th – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm WHERE: Park Hill Masonic Lodge grounds, 4819 E Montview Blvd, Denver, CO 80207 The Park Hill Art Festival is growing! When CCM Events started The Park Hill…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Festivals and Special Events
Website: www.parkhillartfestival.com,

Aurora Symphony | Holst’s – The Planets & Arutiunian’s – Trumpet Concerto

May 20

Join the Aurora Symphony Orchestra as we present two works of unparalleled mastery as we present a mystical journey through the Solar System with Gustav Holst’s – “The Planets” and ASO’s very own Nathaniel Baca will present the Alexander Arutiunian’s – Concert for Trumpet.

Categories: Arts and Culture, Music
Website: www.aurorasymphony.org/arts-for-a-better-tomorrow.html, 2018artsforabettertomorrow.brownpapertickets.com

Denver Philharmonic presents Russ-Keys

May 24

Springtime at the Winter Palace. Charm yourself in the grandeur of Russ-Keys, our 70th Season’s finale on May 24. Returning to the DPO, pianist Fei-Fei Dong (Planes, Trains & Automobiles, 2015) warms things up with one of the greatest and most beloved works in the piano repertoire, Sergei Rachmaninoff’s enchanting Piano Concerto No. 2. Closing the season, Dmitri Shostakovich’s triumphant and ever-popular Symphony No. 5 will leave you breathless and on your feet. Antonia Brico Stage Central Presbyterian Church 1660…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Music
Website: denverphilharmonic.org/upcoming-concert-may-24-2018/,

Untitled Final Friday at the Denver Art Museum: Birdy

May 25

In May, jump off the pages of Denver’s arts and culture scene with an adventure-filled night designed by the creators of Birdy Magazine. Produced with local creatives, Untitled Final Fridays is the museum’s monthly late night program featuring workshops, performances and tours with a twist. Experience the museum in an entirely different way—every time. College students with valid ID receive 2-for-1 admission to Untitled Final Fridays. Untitled Final Fridays are presented by Your 6 Hometown Toyota Stores.

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/untitled-birdy,

Untitled Final Friday at the Denver Art Museum: Birdy

May 25

In May, jump off the pages of Denver’s arts and culture scene with an adventure-filled night designed by the creators of Birdy Magazine. Produced with local creatives, Untitled Final Fridays is the museum’s monthly late night program featuring workshops, performances and tours with a twist. Experience the museum in an entirely different way—every time. College students with valid ID receive 2-for-1 admission to Untitled Final Fridays. Untitled Final Fridays are presented by Your 6 Hometown Toyota Stores.

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/untitled-birdy,

Écho D’afrique

May 26

Echo D’afrique is a dance and music showcase that highlights African roots and influences on popular culture. This colorful evening will feature various dance performance groups, talented artists, and a fashion show. Attendees will enjoy a panoply of African and modern dances from different regions and eras.

Categories: Arts and Culture, Performance and Theatre
Website: Echodafrique.com,

Denver Arts Festival

May 26 - May 27

The Denver Arts Festival (www.DenverArtsFestival.com) is celebrating its 20th anniversary in a big way, with a music stage, wine and beer tent, a kids art zone, and fabulous artwork by more than 150 artists. The celebration will take place during Memorial Day Weekend, on Saturday, May 26 (from 10AM to 6PM) and Sunday, May 27 (from 10AM to 5PM) at the Stapleton Master Planned Community in East Denver at the Conservatory Green neighborhood (8304 East 49th Place).

Categories: Arts and Culture, Festivals and Special Events
Website: www.DenverArtsFestival.com,

Unicorns & Milkshakes: Eat Sip & Paint

May 26 - May 28

Eat Sip & Paint is back and this time we’re bringing out the glam with unicorns and tasty milkshakes! What’s better than art? Art, food, drinks and friends! Get 2 sliders, a milkshake, and a paint class all for one low price. You supply the friends! Class is Memorial Day Weekend, May 26th-28th. Must pre-register.

Categories: Arts and Culture, Festivals and Special Events
Website: trashasartespunicorns.brownpapertickets.com/,
June 2018

Free First Saturday and Happy Clouds Launch at the Denver Art Museum

June 2

Art of Summer kicks off on Saturday, June 2 at the Denver Art Museum! Enjoy FREE general admission, access to six vibrant exhibitions and hands-on Create-n-Takes. On Martin Plaza, experience the musical chairs installation “La Musidora” by Mexico City-based Héctor Esrawe and Ignacio Cadena, and the launch of British-based artist Stuart Semple’s environmentally-friendly “Happy Clouds.” The cloud release is part of “Happy City: Art for the People,” a citywide art intervention with the purpose of breaking down personal, emotional and…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums--Free Days
Website: denverartmuseum.org/art-summer, denverartmuseum.org/calendar/free-first-saturday

Teen Graphic Novel Workshop

June 7 - June 28

4:00pm – 6:00pm Sam Gary Branch 2961 Roslyn St. 80238 asksamgarylibrary@denverlibrary.org 720-865-0325 Joins us for a 4-part workshop series on graphic novel creation as we explore the art of sequential storytelling. Participants will create their own short graphic stories in the workshop that will be collected and printed in an anthology comic book at the end of the workshop. All participants will receive free copies of the book. This workshop is open to students entering 6 – 12 grade in…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Teens
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/teen-graphic-novel-workshop-3,

Knitting Circle

June 14

5:30pm – 7:30pm Sam Gary Branch 2961 Roslyn St. 80238 asksamgarylibrary@denverlibrary.org 720-865-0325 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-7,

Sam Gary Literary

June 17

2:00pm – 3:00pm Sam Gary Branch 2961 Roslyn St. 80238 asksamgarylibrary@denverlibrary.org 720-865-0325 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. June Title: Night Film, by Marisha Pessl

Categories: Arts and Culture, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/sam-gary-literary-7,

The Hydes in Concert at Swallow Hill Music w/ Special Guests from Ireland

June 22

Denver music group “The Hydes” are performing live in Daniels Hall @ Swallow Hill Music on June 22nd at 8pm. The Americana/folk/Irish duo, and Live Ireland “New Group of the Year 2017”, is comprised of brother-sister Denver natives Iain & Joanna Hyde. Joining them for the concert are special guests from Ireland, Tadhg Ó Meachair (Dublin) and Dave Curley (Galway), award-winning multi-instrumentalists and vocalists who have toured internationally with a variety of Irish bands. Come along for a fantastic night…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Music
Website: www.hydesmusic.com, connect.swallowhillmusic.org/EventTicket/EventDetail/3269/the-hydes

Knitting Circle

June 28

5:30pm – 7:30pm Sam Gary Branch 2961 Roslyn St. 80238 asksamgarylibrary@denverlibrary.org 720-865-0325 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-6,
August 2018

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,
December 2018

Art of Data, at the Boulder Public Library

December 14

The City of Boulder announces an open call to Front Range area artists to use the city’s Open Data Catalog as inspiration for an artwork. Selected work will be part of the exhibition Art of Data, at the Boulder Public Library December 14, 2018 – February 4, 2019. An honorarium will be available to participating artists. *** Applications will be accepted through May 31, 2018. ***

Categories: Arts and Culture, Exhibits
Website: boulderlibrary.org/exhibits/art-of-data-open-call/ #artofdata,
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