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July 2021

Van Gogh Alive

July 9, 2021 - September 26, 2021

From start to finish, Van Gogh Alive surrounds visitors with a vibrant symphony of light, color, sound and fragrance that has been called an “unforgettable” multi-sensory experience. Great for all ages! Van Gogh’s works have been exhibited and admired for over a century – but never like this. From start to finish, Van Gogh Alive surrounds visitors with a vibrant symphony of light, color, sound and fragrance that has been called an “unforgettable” multi-sensory experience. Van Gogh’s masterpieces come to…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Entertainment
Website: www.denvercenter.org/tickets-events/van-gogh-alive-the-experience/,

Five Guys Named Moe

July 23, 2021 - August 22, 2021

Vintage Theatre presents Five Guys Named Moe featuring songs from singer songwriter Louis Jordan, whose new slant on jazz paved the way to rock and roll in the 1950s Tickets start at $38

Categories: Arts and Culture, Entertainment
Website: Www.vintagetheatre.org,

Kim Robards Dance Presents, Up Front, at The Studio Loft on Friday, July 23

July 23, 2021

“Up Front” features a sneak peek of a new work being created during the residency by critically acclaimed choreographer Artistic Director Kim Robards. Also to be performed are audience favorites. KRD is being hosted in-residence at The Studio Loft at Denver Performing Arts Complex, July 12-23, 2021, for our professional Summer Intensive Company Project, which culminates in a public performance “Up Front” on Friday, July 23, at 7:30 PM. “Up Front” features a sneak peek of a new work being…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Performance and Theatre
Website: www.kimrobardsdance.org ,

August 2021

Wild Fire: A theatrical concert inspired by real Colorado stories

August 16, 2021

Join a cast of performers as they share powerful real-life stories from 2020’s East Troublesome Fire and songs written by folk artists Cary Morin, Chimney Choir, Daniel Rodriguez, Elephant Revival, Gregory Alan Isakov and SHEL. A one-of-a-kind event celebrating the astounding generosity and resilience of our Colorado community. Join an 8-person cast of performers as they share powerful real-life stories from 2020’s East Troublesome Fire and songs written by some of Colorado’s best folk artists: Cary Morin, Chimney Choir, Daniel…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Music
Website: www.denvercenter.org/tickets-events/wild-fire/,

D’art Gallery Hosts “Suzanne Frazier Retrospective: 5 Decades of Art”

August 26, 2021 - September 19, 2021

D’art Gallery, located at 900 Santa Fe Drive, hosts “Suzanne Frazier Retrospective: 5 Decades of Art”, Solo Exhibition by Suzanne Frazier in Gallery East. The exhibition runs from Thursday, August 26 through Sunday, September 19, 2021. D’art Gallery, in Denver’s Santa Fe Art District, Hosts “Suzanne Frazier Retrospective: 5 Decades of Art”, Solo Exhibition by Suzanne Frazier” in Gallery East. D’art Gallery, located at 900 Santa Fe Drive, hosts “Suzanne Frazier Retrospective: 5 Decades of Art”, Solo Exhibition by Suzanne…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Exhibits
Website: dartgallery.org/nowshowing-1,

Firefly Handmade Summer Market on Historic S. Gaylord St. in Wash Park

August 28, 2021 - August 29, 2021

Colorado’s premier handmade Artisan Market August 28th-29th | Sat 10am – 6pm | Sun 10am – 5pm The weekend features: – 100+ indie artisans – Outdoor cocktails, beer, and wine – Live music – Local shops, restaurants, and bars – Free admission August 28th-29th | Sat. 10am – 6pm | Sun. 10am – 5pm fireflyhandmade.com/summer-market Firefly Handmade is thrilled to announce that our Summer Market will be returning to historic South Gaylord Street in Denver’s Washington Park! The weekend features:…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Festivals and Special Events
Website: www.fireflyhandmade.com/summer-market,

Affordable Arts Festival

August 29, 2021

One day a year, 160 Colorado & national fine artists selling art discounted to $100 or less. August 29 at Arapahoe Community College Littleton. $12 tickets help raise funds for scholarships. One of the top shows in the country. Don’t miss it! Now one of the top 25 shows in the nation, mark your calendars for the 10th Annual Affordable Arts Festival on August 29th at the Arapahoe Community College in Littleton. Valuable art from over 160 artists from over…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Festivals and Special Events
Website: affordableartsfestival.com/ ,

September 2021

Denver Calling: Lost Book of Astrid Lee Volume 2 City-Wide Quest

September 3, 2021

A three-week-long city-wide mystery-quest stretching back from 1980s Denver, into the 1920s, stopping in the late 60s, then all the way back again. A three-week-long city-wide mystery-quest stretching back from 1980s Denver, into the 1920s, stopping in the late 60s, then all the way back again. Co-created with Denver artist, filmmaker, and all-around-swell-guy Andrew Novick. The quest is an opportunity to hear music from local musicians and a chance to see all-original creations from artists. Come see places in Denver…

Categories: Arts and Culture
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=denver-calling-lost-book-of-astrid-lee-volume-2;instance=20210903000000,

Street Wise Boulder ARTivism Mural Festival

September 6, 2021

The 2021 ARTivism Mural Festival will take place during the week of September 6-12 with live painting, special events and programming happening throughout. Check out streetwiseboulder.com to learn more and RSVP to this free event! Street Wise Boulder is an annual “ARTivism” mural festival in Boulder, CO established in 2019 by Street Wise Arts. Street Wise Boulder aims to amplify arts and culture, represent cultural diversity and encourage dialogue around social advocacy and resilience through the installation of public art…

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

Origami

September 7, 2021

Sip and Fold. A Sake and Origami Extravaganza! Learn to fold origami dinosaurs on the Sept 7th class with a little help of a pro! All materials to make origami are included with ticket price for the instructional. Seats are limited though so this is a ticketed event! Sake available for purchase at the bar as well as sushi and other japanese cusine. This event will run from 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Categories: Arts and Culture, Lectures and Classes
Website: www.eventvesta.com/events/8245,

Dollhouse & Miniatures Show and Sale

September 11, 2021 - September 12, 2021

Sales and Exhibit Rooms of dollhouse and other scale-model miniatures. Benefits Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys. DoubleTree by Hilton DTC 7801 E Orchard Road Greenwood Village, CO 80111 Sales and Exhibits open to the public 10a-4p on Saturday and Sunday, Sep 11 and 12. Dealers and artists from around the US will have supplies and accessories needed to create, finish, and furnish your miniature creations. Talented Colorado artists will be showing their latest works for your inspiration in…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: www.DMMDT.org/fallshow,

Building Denver Exhibit Tours

September 11, 2021

Tour this time-traveling exhibition with a captivating expert and see your city in a whole new light. Tour this time-traveling exhibition with a captivating expert and see your city in a whole new light. Building Denver: Visions of the Capital City explores the growth, urban development, and architecture of Denver from 1860 to today. Throughout 3,000 interactive square-feet, the exhibition reveals how civic leaders, designers, and residents have steadily worked to bring their own visions for Denver to life. Image:…

Categories: Arts and Culture
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=building-denver-exhibit-tours;instance=20210911100000,

The New American Arts Festival

September 11, 2021 - September 18, 2021

With the theme, ‘Cultures on the Margins’, this 8-day festival will take place in Aurora showcasing multiple genres of 52 live performances of Dance, Music, Theatre, Spoken Word, Magic, World drums, etc. Limited space. Please RSVP.

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

32nd Annual Friendship Powwow

September 12, 2021

Celebrate the diverse Indigenous community here on the Front Range at this free event! Enjoy the singing, dancing and fry bread. The Denver Art Museum’s Annual Friendship Powwow is an opportunity to come together and celebrate the diverse Indigenous community here on the Front Range. This year’s event will take place at the Denver Indian Center, Inc., at 4407 Morrison Road in southwest Denver.

Categories: Arts and Culture, Festivals and Special Events
Website: www.denverartmuseum.org/en/calendar/32nd-annual-friendship-powwow,

Rotating Tap Comedy @ FlyteCo Brewing

September 15, 2021

Rotating Tap is an award-winning comedy show and Colorado’s only brewery touring showcase combining some of the cities best beers with stand-up comedians seen on Netflix, HBO, Comedy Central and more!

Categories: Arts and Culture
Website: www.eventvesta.com/events/8257,

Denver Arts Festival

September 18, 2021 - September 19, 2021

140 artists, live music; wine, beer & food; and kid’s art zone. Sat. 10am–6pm, Sun. 10am–5pm. Free admission and parking.

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

DYAO presents Art & Poetry: East Meets West

September 26, 2021

The Denver Young Artists Orchestra is proud to present “Art & Poetry: East Meets West.” Led by DYAO Music Director Wes Kenney, the Young Artists Orchestra opens its season with an offering of unforgettable music at Boettcher Concert Hall. The program includes Antonin Dvorak’s Symphony No. 6, a composition that marks the start of Dvorak’s integrative style of composition, influenced by conservatism, modernism, and the nationalism of his time. Colorado Symphony Concertmaster Yumi Hwang-Williams is the featured soloist in Fire…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Music
Website: tickets.coloradosymphony.org/6086,

The NU Lady Lieu Confab

September 26, 2021

CCE is back again for a Sunday of networking, expression, and confabulation. Master of Ceremony, Shanae Ross, leads the way for our performing lineup with words of art from Boulder poet, Tayler April, and great laughs from Denver comedian, Taheera Harris. Hear from a our selected guests during the live recorded NU Lady Lieu Femcast where we discuss evolving and expressing femininity in our community. Close out the evening with the sweet vocals of cause performer, Jacqueline Rose. This month’s…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Festivals and Special Events
Website: www.eventbrite.com/e/the-nu-lady-lieu-confab-tickets-168779924297,

October 2021

House Museum Book Club

October 3, 2021

Join the Center for Colorado Women’s History and the Molly Brown House Museum online for a collaborative book club hosted by two treasured Denver house museums. Join the Center for Colorado Women’s History and the Molly Brown House Museum online for a collaborative book club hosted by two treasured Denver house museums. We chose six titles to read and discuss in 2021. On October 3rd at 12:30 PM, we will discuss The Girl Who Dared to Defy: Jane Street and…

Categories: Arts and Culture
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=house-museum-book-club-6;instance=20211003123000,

Indigenous Film & Arts Festival – BEANS

October 13, 2021

Beans, director Tracey Deer (Mohawk). Stream the film on your own Oct 8-15, then join the filmmaker Q&A on Oct 13. Inspired by true events, this is the story of 12-yr old Beans, growing up fast during the Oka Crisis in Quebec. Inspired by true events, this is the story of twelve-year-old Beans: torn between innocent childhood and reckless adolescence; forced to grow up fast and become the tough Mohawk warrior she needs to be during The Oka Crisis, the…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Movies and Film
Website: secure1.dmns.org/indigenous-film-beans,
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