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41st Denver Film Festival spotlights women+film

Festival puts female filmmakers at forefront From Oct. 31 to Nov. 11, the 41st Annual Denver Film Festival (DFF), hosted by the Denver Film Society (DFS), came together to celebrate local and international films. Hundreds of films were showcased, seven red carpets were walked by

CU Denver animation showcase at Supernova

Unique festival gives cam students launchpad This past week, Denver once again became host to the Supernova Animation Festival. Starting on Tuesday and spanning the latter half of the week and into the weekend, the downtown arts district of Denver was brightly lit with a

Holidaily, a Gluten-Free Dedicated Brewery

ONE OF FIVE GLUTEN-FREE BREWERIES IN US In Feb. 2016, Holidaily Brewing Co. officially opened their doors to the public. After a year and a half of being open for business, the company continues to grow each and every week. Holidaily Brewing Co. is Colorado’s

Marc Maron brings sardonic humor to Denver

PARAMOUNT ENJOYS HEAVY HUMOR The Paramount Theatre was awash in the lights flooding down from its marquis as throngs of Colorado residents bustled through the theater’s 1920s-designed entryway to see comedian Marc Maron on April 8. Around 8:30 p.m., a voice sounding distinctly like Maron

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Oscars audit reveals Leonardio DiCaprio actually lost

DICAPRIO TO MEME AGAIN After Steve Harvey announced the wrong woman for Miss Universe in . 2016, it seemed nearly impossible that the internet would be #blessed with another iconic award show mishap. What could top that? It was a triple-check and a peculiar glance

Dances for Solidarity reaches out to incarcerated individuals

HOSTED BY LIGHTHOUSE WRITERS WORKSHOP On March 12, Dances for Solidarity-Denver invited the Denver community to participate in their second letter-writing workshop of the month. Together, the group—based out of the Lighthouse Writers Workshop—writes to people in solitary confinement. The participants come together every two

Lightwire glows at the Buell Theatre

STORYTELLING BROUGHT BY CU DENVER LIVE! 472 students looking for a break from school attended Lightwire’s Feb. 2 show at the Buell Theatre. CU Denver Live! partnered with the Denver Performing Arts Complex (DPAC) to host the act, who have appeared on America’s Got Talent.

Minority Representation In Media Is Essential

DIVERSE STORIES ARE BETTER STORIES According to the US Census, about 40 percent of the country is composed of people of color—in Hollywood’s world, however, only a quarter of all characters are non-white, and something isn’t adding up. “We live in this community where popular

Fantastic Beasts Begins New Era Of Magic

POTTER’S ENDURING INFLUENCE It’s been a great year for Harry Potter fans, aka Potterheads. The last Potter film was released in 2012, but the boy who lived made a comeback in so many ways. With a new play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, playing