3 hours ago

Primus Announces a Second Denver Run in 2018

The concerts will take place at 8 p.m., on Sunday and Monday, October 7 and 8, at the Ogden Theatre, 935 East Colfax Avenue.

    Primus Announces a Second Denver Run in 2018
    Primus is at Red Rocks on Sunday. Few bands tap into that perfect mix of jam-band and heavy rock that Colorado music fans love like Primus, a familiar face on the Front Range. Bassist Les Claypool and his crew of heavy jamming rockers have announced a two-night stand this fall, just months after their May show with Mastodon at Red Rocks.
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5 hours ago

Teen Suicide and the Story Behind Golden's New "Wall of Hope"

The documentary screens at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Foothills Art Center, 809 15th Street in Golden; the program is free and open to the public. The filmmakers, artists and community partners will be there to speak about their efforts. The movie will be available on Vimeo after the premiere.

    Teen Suicide and the Story Behind Golden's New "Wall of Hope"
    Suicide is the second-leading cause of death for youth between the ages of 12 and 24, according to the Population Reference Bureau. And according to the Centers for Disease Control's 2017 report on youth suicide, 7.3 percent of high school students said they had attempted suicide in the past year, while 31.5 percent of high school students said they had experienced persistent feelings of hopelessness.
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6 hours ago

Book It: The Five Best Literary Events This Week

2526 East Colfax Avenue

4900 South Syracuse Street

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1515 Race Street

4280 Tennyson Street

    Book It: The Five Best Literary Events This Week
    Novelist Colleen Hoover is all over Denver's literary scene this week, first with a reading and signing at Tattered Cover and then presenting the first iteration of the city's newest literary conference. But there are more noteworthy events to put on the books, from poetry at Lighthouse to an appearance by Colorado...
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6 hours ago

Grafenberg Productions Opens New Improv Venue in Denver

But then came a much bigger opportunity, from the building at the corner of Larimer and 21st streets.

    Grafenberg Productions Opens New Improv Venue in Denver
    Justin Franzen holds the keys to Grafenberg Productions' new performance space. After years of dividing their time between two locations, the puckish players of Grafenberg Productions discovered that in order to create their ideal home, they'd have to construct it themselves...with a little help.
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7 hours ago

100 Colorado Creatives 4.0: Jessica Forrestal

See Jessica Forrestal’s mural "The Instructions No Longer Make Sense” in the exhibit In Sight On Site: Murals at the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, 6901 Wadsworth Boulevard in Arvada, through August 26. Learn more about Jessica Forrestal and her work online.

    100 Colorado Creatives 4.0: Jessica Forrestal
    Jessica Forrestal's work is about stuff-and what does or doesn't happen to it after we're done with it. It's also what fuels her large-scale, black-and-white wall drawings of strange, clunky schematics that attempt to put all that stuff into some kind of mechanical order.
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8 hours ago

The Five Best Events on the Culinary Calendar This Week

...with the history museum," Mendenhall says. The four-course dinner will be available at Arcana, 909 Walnut Street in Boulder, from 5 to 9 p.m. on Monday, July 16, for $75; call...

...feet and ire of adults who aren't accompanied by ankle-biters. But Diebolt Brewing, 3855 Mariposa Street, has come up with a neat solution in its monthly Story Time. From 4 to...

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...it breaks the hearts of all red-blooded, spirit-loving Americans. In response, Renegade Brewing, 925 West 9th Avenue, seems to be taking a page from Edmund Burke's book ("Those who don't...

    The Five Best Events on the Culinary Calendar This Week
    This week is all about beer - bookended by a couple of dinners, of course. You can get beer with children's books, beer with art (or as art), and beer with a history lesson. Not a fan of the frothy drink? Get out of town - to dinners in Boulder or Vail.
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32 hours ago

Reader: I'd Never Heard of Pupusas and Now I Can't Stop Eating Them

...in Denver, and their popularity should only increase now that Pupusas Lover has opened at 2236 South Colorado Boulevard. It's owned by Claudia Quijada, a native of El Salvador who has lived in...

    Reader: I'd Never Heard of Pupusas and Now I Can't Stop Eating Them
    Pupasas are becoming more common in Denver, and their popularity should only increase now that Pupusas Lover has opened at 2236 South Colorado Boulevard. It's owned by Claudia Quijada, a native of El Salvador who has lived in Denver since 2001. She specializes in Salvadoran dishes, particularly dishes made the way...
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2 days ago

All the Restaurant and Bar Openings and Closings This Week

Black Crow Gallery/Santa Fe Cookie Co., 144 West 12th Avenue

Improper City, 3201 Walnut Street

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Novel Strand Brewing, 305 West First Avenue

    All the Restaurant and Bar Openings and Closings This Week
    The south suburbs got a treat this week as Shake Shack landed in Highlands Ranch, adding the second Colorado outpost of the New York City burger chain. A third is on its way to Denver International Airport later this year.
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3 days ago

100 Colorado Creatives 4: Emi Brady

...artwork on Friday, July 13, from 7 p.m. to close at Syntax Physic Opera, 554 South Broadway. In place of the physical deck, which is still in production, Brady will display and...

    100 Colorado Creatives 4: Emi Brady
    Printmaker and artist Emi Brady is known for her beautiful nature-themed album covers and delicate wall installations comprising tiny flights of printed and handcut birds. Now she's added The Brady Tarot to her repertoire: The stunning deck of work-intensive hand-carved and -colored linocut images of American flora and fauna that started more than a year ago as a crowdfunding project is now in production for imminent release.
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3 days ago

The Six Best Events on the Culinary Calendar This Weekend

...Instagram filter, Denver Flea is upping the ante when it returns to Denver Rock Drill, 1717 East 39th Avenue, on Saturday, July 14, and Sunday, July 15. In addition to the usual crafts, body...

...celebrate it than with BOGO — or even free — frozen treats. Show up at CREAM Belmar, 7357 West Alaska Drive, anytime on Sunday or Monday, July 16, for buy one, get one ice cream cones...

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...are on order for the World Cup final on Sunday, July 15. The Ramble Hotel, 1280 25th Street, is welcoming all fans for a viewing party, though — even those who root for cheese...

...and Ryan Poli (Nashville's Catbird Seat) are joining Gourdet at his Cherry Creek restaurant, 249 Columbine Street, for an epic dinner showcasing traditional preservation techniques. Produce from Denver's GrowHaus and DeLaney...

    The Six Best Events on the Culinary Calendar This Weekend
    It's Friday the Thirteenth, but as long as you stay in town (far, far away from Camp Crystal Lake), there's nothing unlucky about this weekend. In fact, it's packed with events for every budget, from free World Cup viewing parties to lush, luxe dinners.
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3 days ago

Shake Shack Adds Second Colorado Burger Joint to Highlands Ranch

...Source in RiNo, followed by the opening of the company's first Colorado location at 2995 Larimer Street in March. Downtowners lined up for both, scarfing down ShackBurgers, the new Colorado-only Green...

    Shake Shack Adds Second Colorado Burger Joint to Highlands Ranch
    Shake Shack caused quite a commotion earlier this year with a pop-up lunch at the Source in RiNo, followed by the opening of the company's first Colorado location at 2995 Larimer Street in March. Downtowners lined up for both, scarfing down ShackBurgers, the new Colorado-only Green Chile CheddarShack and crinkle-cut fries by the pound.
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4 days ago

Kavasutra Kava Bar: Viral for All the Wrong Reasons

When the national chain Kavasutra Kava Bar opened a Denver location at 1232 East Colfax Avenue nearly five years ago, its focus was on providing the Mile High City with kava...

    Kavasutra Kava Bar: Viral for All the Wrong Reasons
    When the national chain Kavasutra Kava Bar opened a Denver location at 1232 East Colfax Avenue nearly five years ago, its focus was on providing the Mile High City with kava, a "magical root from the South Pacific," according to its website.
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4 days ago

Life Is Sweet at Dulce Vida in the Golden Triangle

...Vida is run by Ronda and Chris Signorelli, who also own Rome's Saloon at 785 West Mississippi Avenue. Business partner Jason Tietjen (who also owns the Dive Inn on South Broadway) opened Dulce...

    Life Is Sweet at Dulce Vida in the Golden Triangle
    Dulce Vida, at 1201 Cherokee Street, is nestled in the Golden Triangle neighborhood outside of downtown. This year, I learned that there aren't a lot of bars open on the Fourth of July. But the ones that are get all the people wearing American flag pants.
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5 days ago

Ten Ways To Get Your Kids In the Spirit of Slow Food Nations

Although this Uptown micro-creamery (530 East 19th Avenue; 720-600-6358) caters to a mature palate (think absinthe or lemon-lavender ice cream...

Justin Cucci's Root Down (1600 West 33rd Avenue; 303-993-4200) has long been a pinnacle of good, clean food in the Denver...

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...real beehives and "ride" a tractor. Another good option is a tour of The GrowHaus (4751 York Street), an indoor farm and marketplace, which takes place each Friday and Saturday morning at 10...

...gardens in the metro area, with forty school plots. This includes the DeLaney Community Farm (170 South Chambers Road), a nonprofit farm that works with Project Worthmore to help support refugees through sustainable agriculture...

    Ten Ways To Get Your Kids In the Spirit of Slow Food Nations
    EXPAND This weekend marks the second annual Slow Food Nations, an international summit and fete filled with chefs, farmers, advocates and artisans helping make good, clean food available for all. Help your kids get in the spirit and learn about how food is grown, why it's important and who makes the stuff on their plate, by letting them get a taste of this unique event.
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