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Now Hear This! Performance Art in the Streets!

On Saturday, October 29, it’s music in the streets. And, it should be experienced. “Playing Apart,” conducted by artists Jon Rubin and Lee Walton, will dismantle an entire 90-piece marching band from Bear Creek High School into single performers who will each start playing their instrument on various corners of downtown Denver, then taking specific walking routes, collectively covering one-square mile of the city. Mimicking the experience of city life, band members will intersect randomly…

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Views of Union Station

Then…and When. Two teams competing to redevelop the Regional Transportation District’s historic Denver Union Station building will present their proposals at a public event on Thursday, Nov. 3. The presentations will begin at 6:15 at the Convention Center. One proposal will come from Union Station Neighborhood Company and is expected to be a combination of office and retail use, with talk of a “market” concept. Continuum and East/West Partners are involved in that. The other…

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Bananas Peel Off at 11! Gorillas Expected to Follow!

Street Watch… Over 1000 hairy apes will take over Wynkoop Street Saturday morning. Starting at the Wynkoop Brewery, the giant band will dash down Wynkoop, crossing Manny’s Bridge over Cherry Creek and descend to the bike path below. A bit later, they’ll return to Wynkoop via 15th Street, make a hard left in front of MeatTV at Fogo, and head for the beer. Remember, these are apes. Apes for a good cause, but apes, nonetheless.…

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This Week in Food. In Downtown. Coming and Going.

There is seldom a shortage of food news in Downtown Denver. Here is some you may have missed. In just over a week, on Tuesday, November 8, Tom and Diane Coohill will debut their long-anticipated restaurant called…Coohills! It’s at 1400 Wewatta overlooking Cherry Creek. The menu will be French-influenced with a heavy reliability on local ingredients. Tom Coohill has trained with the best, here and abroad, and is an award winning chef. The restaurant will feature…

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He’s Back! Friday at Plus Gallery!

Bill Amundson pulls no punches in his depiction of society gone mad. Returning to Denver for a one-man show of all new drawings at Plus Gallery, 2501 Larimer, Amundson expands on the great success of his deft use of pencil and paper…and a wild imagination. Bill has been a force in the Denver art scene for years, even after moving away in 2010. The show opens this Friday, October 28 with an Opening Reception from 6-9 p.m.…

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