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Art by Architects Gives CU Scholarships

RENOWNED ARTISTS EXHIBIT WORK AT CAP On the second floor of the CU Building lives an art showcase unique to the College of Architecture and Planning. Students, staff members, and artists roam around with plates of snacks and admire the artwork done by renowned artists,

Caleb Hahne Unveils ‘Beyond the Veil’

YOUNG ARTIST PRESENTS NEW SOLO EXHIBIT Jazz’s great Charles Mingus once said, “Anyone can make the simple complicated. Creativity is making the complicated simple.” Local artist Caleb Hahne’s art exemplifies this idea. After having spent years earning a bachelor’s degree in Fine Art and being

Tongue-n-Cheek Meet El Taco De Mexico

It would be a disservice to oneself not to order El Taco De Mexico’s famous tacos. Full of savory flavor and authenticity, El Taco De Mexico is by far Denver’s choice place to eat Mexican food. The restaurant is located on the corner of 8th

Emmanuel Gallery’s Juried Show

EXHIBITION SHOWCASES STUDENT TALENT The Emmanuel Gallery’s latest show appealed to CU Denver students, since it comprised some of the best works created by their own peers. This juried exhibition opened before Spring Break and ended April 6. One of the most immediately noticeable aspects

Bouldering Club Flexes Fun Muscles

ROCK WALL WORKOUT IS UNTETHERED A visit to the Denver Bouldering Club inspires one of the best workouts offered locally, but that is not the only reason to go. Bouldering is a type of rock climbing but, unlike traditional rock climbing, no ropes or harnesses

Passport to Africa is Cultural Inclusion

CULTURES COALESCE DURING TURNHALLE EVENT The Tivoli Turnhalle witnessed an all-consuming and enormously energetic night on March 20 as it hosted Passport to Africa, a unifying event meant to raise awareness of the diversity of African culture. The exploration was certainly a celebratory one, fit with

Creative Exchange with Misfit Goods

CRAFTS MEET CRAFT BREWS AT GRANDMA’S HOUSE Grandma’s House is almost exactly what it sounds like. The quaint brewery is styled to look identical to what an elderly relative’s home would look like, save for the fully functional bar in the main room. Grandma’s House

National Poet Slams at CU Denver

STUDENTS ATTEND READING AND DISCUSSION The Emmanuel Gallery is a hideaway for good art to be seen, heard, and felt. Both Auraria artists and those artists who visit briefly add to the gallery with visual installations or with performances. Blythe Baird is a 19-year-old National

Food Gets Fun at the Inventing Room

LIQUID NITROGEN REINVENTS DESSERT At the Inventing Room, food is meant to be played with. The Willy Wonka-inspired dessert shop aims to be Denver’s most whimsical dining experience. The Inventing Room’s LoDo storefront opened on Oct. 31 of last year and immediately began running through

’10 Myths’ Confronts Modern Enigmas

BUNTPORT THEATER HOSTS BATHTUB OF MUSICIANS 10 Myths on the Proper Application of Beauty Products is, in essence, a modern myth. The play is hard to concisely summarize, but that is what makes it so intriguing. Hosted by the Buntport Theater Company, the play’s venue is