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    Some Things to Watch For…And, Watch Out For in October

    October always presents its challenges. The weather might change. (Sure bet) Or, Walgreen’s might run out of peanut butter cups for Halloween. (We doubt it) So here is a short, but important list of events in Downtown Denver that you should note. And, yes, there are many activities not nearly as scary as Haunted Houses or Broncos games! For instance, early next week, here at Denver by the Slice, we’ll tell you all about a very special art opening at the Emmanuel Gallery on the Auraria Campus next Thursday. And, more art news through the week. But to start with this weekend, Saturday marks the last day of this year’s Great…

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    Rockies Will Open 2012 Season on a Winning Streak!

    Strange, but true. The Rockies quietly finished a disappointing season with a rare road win in San Francisco. So start the countdown. It’s only 190 days until next year’s version of the Rocks appear in Houston for Opening Day 2012! And, unlike some other famous teams that might come to mind, your Colorado Rockies are on a roll!

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    Mall Restoration…Are We Being Served?

    One of the long-running British comedies consistently showing up around 10 p.m. on PBS was a favorite – “Are You Being Served?” And, one of the great episodes was about the re-modeling of the women’s department at the Grace Department Store, the setting of the series. The men’s and women’s department shared the same floor so with the announcement of the project to make over the women’s, space had to be shared for a while. Big curtains were put up around the women’s area, saws sawed, hammers hammered and workers behind the curtain cursed and dropped things all day. That went on, hidden from view, for several days, disrupting the normal department…

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    Bryan David Griffith…Just a Few More Days at Translations Gallery!

    The artist will be at the closing reception for this exhibit on Wednesday, September 28 from 5:30 to 8:30. He’ll also be signing commemorative catalogs of the exhibit. This is another of Translations Gallery’s fine photgraphy exhibits featuring local and regional artists of national note. The gallery says about his work: “In A Big World Wandering showcases photographs by the artist that seem remembered, retold, or dreamed. He depicts situations as metaphors for how we are often alone in a big world wandering; our destinations unclear in places that are ambiguous and often absurd, yet beautiful and inspiring.” The closing reception is free and open to the public. You just have today, Saturday, Tuesday…