Arts District

6:00am

Thu July 24, 2014
Arts District

Culturally Curious? Meet Cross-Cultured

A member holds up their Cross Cultured pass en route to an event at the Denver Art Museum.
Go Play Denver, via Twitter

Like many 20-somethings, Cory Montrevil is reluctant to commit to a long-term relationship. A new program, named Cross-Cultured, links young, short on cash, socially-active people, such as Montrevil, with 10 potential cultural partners and 30 events, all at a steep discount.

All that has him willing to take a chance - on the arts.

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5:00am

Fri July 18, 2014
Arts District

‘Unsinkable’ Brown Sought The WWI Front, Not Luxury’s Lap

In death, as in her life, fact and fiction commingled for Molly Brown. Her death in 1932 was front page news in Denver.
Carrie Saldo Arts District

Having survived one of the most cataclysmic sea accidents of the 20th century, she could have retreated into a life of luxury. She instead headed for the front lines of World War I. It’s one of many little-known truths of the myth-fueled record attached to the woman most know as the Unsinkable Molly Brown.

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5:00am

Thu July 10, 2014
Arts District

Chihuly Continues To Shatter Notions About Glass

Bodacious shapes and outlandish size are among the characteristics of glass artist Dale Chihuly's work.
Midhat Ali Zaidi, ICFJ US/Pakistan Professional Partnership In Journalism

Dale Chihuly’s name has become synonymous with the art of blown glass. Glass is also typically synonymous with another word: Fragile. Although Colorado is one of the most hail-prone states in the country, that hasn’t stopped Denver Botanic Gardens from hosting a monumental sculpture show of glass.

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5:00am

Thu July 3, 2014
Arts District

For Loveland Artists, Ancestral Ideas Inspire Contemporary Designs

Molten medal is poured into a sandcast mold at Ildanach Studios in Loveland.
Courtesy Ildanach Studios

With three large pots on the stove, you might think a multicourse meal is forthcoming. But artist Sheron Rowland is stewing bugs.

“Anytime you see sort of a waxy foam on a prickly pear cactus that’s Cochineal,” Rowland said. “It looks like mold or mildew but its Cochineal it’s a red insect.”

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10:00am

Wed June 11, 2014
Arts District

New For 2014: It's A Blues Jam For A Cause

Greeley Blues Jam Organizers intend to donate net profits to flood relief in Weld County.
Courtesy Greeley Blues Jam

The Greeley Blues Jam has long had a dual cause: To party and to support local charities. Now in its 10th year, event organizers expect an eightfold increase in the money donated.

The party will still come naturally.

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