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Mardi Gras-themed 40 West Arts District art crawl

Galleries on Colfax host special art walk The first Art Crawl of 2019 featured different forms of vibrant art work with a New Orleans style twist to the scenery, taking place on Friday, March 1. The Mardi Gras-themed event had painted mannequins dazzling in colored

Santa Fe art walk embraces DÍa de los Muertos

For Denver’s finest art showcase celebrates the holiday The Santa Fe Art District sidewalks became crowded with those celebrating Día de los Muertos on Nov 2. All manner of people, some dressed up and others not, joined together to celebrate their loved ones that had

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Denver art exhibit celebrates powerful women

“Women Behaving Badly” highlights women in history Six minutes west of campus, located off Irving and Colfax, sits the Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales Library. It’s a small, fairly new library that holds books and resources for the inhabitants of the West Colfax neighborhood but also currently

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Reefer Madness hits the Bug Theatre

Local theater presents witty propaganda On April 6, Reefer Madness: The Musical opened at Denver’s Bug Theatre. The show is an adaptation of the classic propaganda film of the same name from 1936 in which an unsuspecting young school boy is taken under the wing

Westword’s 23rd Artopia dazzles

Celebration of Colorado culture Artopia isn’t just an art show: it’s an art immersion experience. The event was appropriately held on Feb. 23, as it was the event’s  23rd anniversary. It’s Westword’s biggest event of the year and took place at the Church Nightclub on

American Mariachi highlights Latinx history

MUSICAL DAZZLES BUT FALLS SHORT IN WRITING The Women’s Liberation Movement made the 1970s a revolutionary time for women in the United States. Women fought their way out of the kitchens and into the streets to protest their unequal treatment. In the same decade, Hispanic