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Weekend Update: Activities to Keep the Rain Away!

Ever hopeful for good weather, Denver by the Slice has a few suggestions for the Memorial Day weekend. Have some ice cream or gelato at Little Man, over the bridges, up the hill in the big milk can of a building behind the Olinger’s sign. Umm! Go another couple of blocks to Gallop for brunch and Denver’s finest Bloody Mary. Or, stay Downtown and get all arty at the Downtown Arts Festival today through Monday at the Pavilions,…

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3 Years and Seeing a Bright Future!

On June 1, Optique of Denver, 1580 Blake Street, celebrates its 3rd Birthday with a designer trunk show throughout the afternoon and an art opening that evening. This bright, stylish optical shop covers all the best brands of eyewear and professional vision assistance. Conveniently located right between 8 Rivers and that coffee place. Drop in and wish them a Happy! And, have your eyes checked.

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Tired of the Rain? Soak Up Some Great Jazz on Saturday!

The 8th Annual! Saturday, starting at 1:00, an afternoon of great music, all FREE, at the Five Points Jazz Festival! Wander over to Welton Street between 26th and 29th for good food and good vibes non-stop from five different music venues.  As a special treat, you can also partake in a lecture/conversation with Jake Adam York…professor, poet, and expert on many diverse subjects…as he discusses what makes a “Jazz Standard”. With audio support, of course. You…

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What You Can and Cannot Do Next Week Near Union Station…

Can do this: Visit a mock-up of the rail cars that will whisk you one day from Union Station to Denver International Airport. RTD is previewing the cars to the public Tuesday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 28 from 10 until 4 p.m. The one-third length mock-up will sit on the Wynkoop Plaza side of the Station, and have seats, access and luggage racks as proposed for the line, planned to open…

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New Body of Work This Week at Translations Gallery!

“Figuratively Speaking” will open this week, May 19, at Translations Gallery, 1743 Wazee in LoDo. The exhibit will explore the boundaries of body language and expression…for the next several weeks until July 2. Several artists are featured in this new show. The gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday, and the Opening Artists’ Reception will be on the 19th, from 5-8:30. And, on Saturday, June 18, the Gallery will host a “Brunch with the Artists” from 11-2,…

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