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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 in an unpredictable mash-up of instruments and sounds. This piece of art will be performed twice, in two different quadrants of downtown. Performance 1 is from 1:30-2:00 in an area bounded by Blake Street, 14th,…

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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 presentation will put forth the idea of a boutique hotel use of the building, with a restaurant and other services. That is coming from the Union Station Alliance, involving Dana Crawford, Sage Hospitality and others. At…

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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. Hide your small animals! And, your bananas.