On Thursday, a small army of women (and a few brave men) will conquer Denver with a flurry of feathers, sequins and punch lines. Nearly 100 entertainers will perform over a four day stretch. Burlesque is, by nature, a parody of sorts – an exaggeration of the thoughts we don’t dare share. To include [...]
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Fourth of July is here and Rocky Mountaineers know how to have a good time.
Old Fashioned July 4th Festival WHEN: July 4th, 10am – 4pm WHERE: Four Mile Historic Park TICKETS:
Adults: $7 Youth 7-17: $4 Seniors: $4 Children 6 & under: Free Military w/ID: Free Members [...]
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Twenty years ago Cherry Creek created an arts festival in hopes of enlightening and educating the Denver neighborhoods through art. Today, known as the Cherry Creek Arts Festival, this festival has become a full-fledge tradition drawing in people from all over the nation. Every year since, the festival has gotten [...]
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Birthed from the seeds of the cacao tree, chocolate has made a name for itself. A name so big that Colorado created a festival known as the Chocolate Festival to honor this work of art that this Cadbury commercial did so well a few years back.
Every year, new and [...]
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Teen mothers have been a hot topic for a while and thanks to MTV’s “Teen Mom”, we’ve been getting a glimpse of Generation Y teens transforming into parents in the course of 13 – 15 episodes. It’s a heart-warming, heart-breaking and heartfelt show and whether we agree or [...]
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Whether you’re into mountaineering, the nightlife, charities, or in this case all things arts and craft there’s always an event or festival in Denver that brings people of similar interest together. Handmake Hook Up was born for these exact reasons – “to make a craft show for handmade products from [...]
A dog says “Woof.” A cat says “Meow.” We all learned the basic talk of animals when we were young. I personally have always wondered what my two dogs would say if they were able to talk and tell me what was on their mind. What if you were able to be the voice [...]
Ten years ago, after losing their friend Sean “Ranch” Lough to a mountain biking accident, Denver locals Terrence Hunt and Scott Anderson were searching for a way to honor their friend’s memory.
The two men decided to try turning their annual parties—Hunt’s holiday fete and Anderson’s Labor Day bash—into fundraisers for a small scholarship [...]
Off the beaten path, on the outskirts of downtown Denver, lies The Walnut Room – an intimate backdrop for up and coming, live music prodigies. Last week, on March 31, 2011, this bar and pizza house buzzed with energy for the highly anticipated Aaron Hart Solo Album Debut. Hart kindly spared a moment for [...]
Colorado’s roller derby leagues…they may be filled with lovely ladies but when in the rink, dainty is out of the question. Colorado has eight leagues in the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA). One, the Castle Rock ‘n’ Rollers in Monument, is in the Association’s apprentice league, and the remaining seven are in the [...]