Tag Archive for: Denver

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Sip, Step, Repeat: Grownup drinks and walking tours in Denver

Take advantage of the lingering warm weather by scheduling a walking tour that includes some of the Mile High City’s best wines and cocktails. What better way to capture Denver’s love of the outdoors with its robust nightlife scene? Double your fun when catch an early matinee before capping it off with your evening libations. […]

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Free Shakespeare in the Parking Lot Performances Return

Shakespeare in the Parking Lot is a testament to the magic of live theatre, reaching audiences in unexpected ways; whether they are performing in an under-served community, making Shakespeare relatable to a teenager, or sparking an interest in the arts in a child. The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is immensely proud of […]

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Local Activities to Embrace Chinese Culture

Denver is a long way from China, yet it is possible to learn more about Chinese culture here in Colorado by signing up for specific classes and participating in local programs. JOYOUS CHINESE CULTURAL CENTER   The Joyous Chinese Cultural Center is primarily dedicated to children, especially those who were adopted from China and not […]

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Quintessentially Fall: Discover the season with these five events

Break out the cozy sweaters and mugs of spiced tea. Fall is on the way, and we are ready to celebrate the changing of the season. This time of year is not only when the leaves start turning color and the weather cools, but it’s time to also pick pumpkins, harvest apples and celebrate the […]

I Am Denver Screening: Reclaiming Denver’s Chinatown

Chinese immigration in the United States has a long, fraught history. The first large wave of migrants reached the West Coast in the mid 1800s, hoping to find wealth in the gold rush. Instead, they found strict laws that prohibited Chinese people from owning gold mines and experienced widespread racism. Prior to this, there were […]

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Beyond Great Beer

There’s nothing else like it. The Great American Beer Festival, celebrating its 40th year October 6-8 next door at the Colorado Convention Center, expects 40,000 beer aficionados at the festival, the largest ticketed beer event in the country. My, how you’ve grown. Charlie Papazian, regarded as “the father of craft beer” in America and retired […]

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Explore the Clayton Neighborhood and Beyond

Depending on your selected show time for Theater of the Mind, you could find yourself planning a pre-show brunch, an early dinner, or apps and drinks. The show takes place in a recently revived area that sits between the greater RiNo neighborhood and the historic residential Clayton neighborhood. All locations listed below are conveniently located […]

Pete Contos: A Greek-infused legacy on the Mile High City

In Greek mythology, the Peloponnesian region of Arcadia was the home of Pan, son of Hermes. A fun-loving god who roamed forests and mountains, Pan enjoyed music and the company of hunters and shepherds. In 1955, Pete Contos arrived in Denver from a village in Arcadia. The 20-year-old brought “not a dime in his pocket” […]

Celebrate LatinX Heritage Month with ArtistiCO’s Amalia

Denver’s own ArtistiCO Dance Company is kicking off Latinx heritage month with Amalia, a tribute to the founder of the world-renowned Ballet Folklórico de Mexico. ArtistiCO will be the first local Latinx organization to produce its own dance production at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, with the performance taking place on September 11 at the […]

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Denver Botanic Gardens Tackles Climate Change

Climate change is hard to ignore. Whether you’ve experienced a wildfire in our state, seen images of polar ice caps crashing into the sea, or are just attuned to more extreme weather patterns, our world is changing. With these changes come different approaches to the ways in which we live…and local groups who are doing […]