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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

Student Attends Art Dubai as VIP Guest

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND MEDIA AMBASSADOR When photography student Delia Tharnish travelled to Dubai last March for the first time, she noticed something familiar. The second time she travelled this past March, it stuck out like a sore thumb. She couldn’t help but notice the

Unless You Got (Daily) Puns, Hon’

STUDENTS EXPLORE CREATIVITY WITH SOCIAL MEDIA Finding your niche on a campus with around 40,000 other people can be taxing, and maybe even impossible at times. For an unlikely pair of students from two different colleges, this challenge has been accepted, and conquered. Cody Cessna

Local Artists Work in Unique Harmony

LEISURE GALLERY: ELUSIVE YET FLOURISHING Leisure Gallery is a blank slate. The walls are painted white, and the gallery space—which also doubles as a studio—is minimalistic, placing all of the focus on the work as opposed to its surroundings. The art gallery is currently host

Author Uses Poetry for Advocacy

NATALIE DIAZ READS FOR STUDENTS, FACULTY “‘Angels don’t come to the reservation,’” visiting poet Natalie Diaz read from her abecedarian, solidifying the night’s theme of effectively ironizing difficult cultural narratives. Diaz shared poems from 2012’s When My Brother Was An Aztec and upcoming collections with

Scum of the Earth is Punk Rock Church

CHURCH WELCOMES ATYPICAL WORSHIPERS Planted on the corner of 11th and Santa Fe is a historic church building home to the “scum of the earth.” The Scum of the Earth, or Scum for short, congregation is, needless to say, not the typical Christian church. At