Happening in Colorado this week

Special events, concert and festival schedules, seasonal activities and more for the Denver Metro area and across the State of Colorado!

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Louisville July First Friday : Andy Schwartz 6-9pm

Show Name: “GREAT LIGHT LANDSCAPES”

Contact Info:
email: andrewschwartz1@comcast.net
website: www.soaringlightimages.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Soaring-Light-Images-197363086972756/ (Soaring light images)
LINKEDIN link: https://www.linkedin.com/company/soaring-light-images/ 

Sponsors: TBD

Artist Statement: ” I enjoy ‘capturing beauty’ around sunrise and sunset and my process to create an image, is to develop a ‘story’ that engages the viewer and moves the eye into and around the photo. My photos are meant to convey an emotion of that captured moment that I want to share with the viewer. My hope is that my viewers will make the same emotional connection to my work that I experienced

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Denver and the surrounding towns have plenty of options for full on fireworks extravaganzas.

From the explosions in the sky themselves to all of the pre-dark festival fun, we’ve laid out everything you need to make this year’s patriotic partying the best yet.

Creekside Park & Four Mile Park
Glendale
Festival: July 2 at 5pm
Fireworks: 9:15pm
Kick off the holiday two days early with the first fireworks show of the summer. People pretty much line the streets for this one so get there early to claim your spot. The Whole Foods parking lot on Colorado is also a popular place to post up. Option B: Grab a $5 ticket ahead of time for the festivities at Four Mile Park, which include live music from That Damn Sasquatch, food trucks, and more.

Coors

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From sacred ceremonies and harvest celebrations to mass yoga gatherings and and all-night ragers at Stonehenge, the significance of the Summer Solstice throughout history is undeniable.

To this day, it remains one of the most recognized cross-cultural observances in the world. Here are six things you may not know about the Summer Solstice — and six ways to celebrate it in Colorado.

1. The Summer Solstice is the longest day of the year. In Colorado, the solstice will start at 9:54 a.m. MST on Friday, June 21, when the sun is directly over the Tropic of Cancer at 23.5 degrees north latitude.

2. The word “solstice” translates as “sun standing still.” It's derived from the Latin "sol" (sun) and "sistere" (to stand still), and refers to the point

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Looking for ways to get your pride on in Colorado this month? Here are a few ideas...

Queer in the Age of Queen
June 6, 7:00-9:00pm
Molly Brown House
"In an age ruled by repressed sexuality, take a look back at queer culture both here and in the U.S. and abroad during the reign of Queen Victoria. Learn how the Queen spoke about sexuality and how homosexual, transgender, and queer culture grew from this time."

Cultural First Friday
June 7, 5:00-9:00pm
Museo

Evolution Block Party and Beer Bust
June 9, 2:00-11:30pm
Clarkson between Colfax & 16th
"Alyssa Edwards – the Netflix Dancing Queen and RuPaul All Star headlines with Aron Abitzker – international gay DJ to bring a block party that Denver has never seen before. Andrew Christian and his trophy boys

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Memorial Day is unique in that it is not about any one person, but a group of people.

Specifically, it is about remembering those who have given their lives in military service to our nation during war.

It is understandable why we may have lost sight of that over time. During the First and Second World Wars, millions of Americans served in uniform. Our connection to the military was personal on many levels. It was our spouse, our sibling, our child, and almost no family was left untouched by loss. As time went on, so did war, but something started to happen. Wars got smaller. They were fought differently, with fewer people. Medical advances meant battlefield wounds of old were now survivable. Thus, fewer Americans were needed to join the

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Colorado has a new free web and mobile application for hikers, mountain bikers and others who use the state's public trails.

Wanting to get outside and enjoy Colorado but don't know where to start? The Denver Channel reported that the Colorado Department of Natural Resources and Colorado Parks and Wildlife released the comprehensive statewide trail map application earlier this month.

The agencies say the Colorado Trail Explorer covers more than 39,000 miles of trails on federal, state, local and private lands with public access.

The app has information for hiking, mountain biking, equestrian riding and motorized recreation.

The app also provides offline maps for use in areas with no mobile coverage and users can record trips and field

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Celebrate the opening of the G Line with a party and lots of deals

Olde Town Arvada is hosting a grand opening party Saturday. Many restaurants and retailers are also offering freebies and discounts.
Following years of delays, the G Line will finally open later this week with a lot of fun and fanfare planned.

The G Line, which runs between Denver and Wheat Ridge, is scheduled to open Friday morning after more than two years of delays. To celebrate the milestone, Olde Town Arvada is hosting a party and businesses are offering deals and discounts. 

The G Line Grand Opening Party kicks off at 10 a.m. and runs through 6 p.m. It will feature live music performances throughout Olde Town, kids' activities in Olde

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It was only about 6 months ago that you filled out the longest ballot in Denver history, but it really is time to vote again.

This election, held on May 7 (you can vote as soon as you receive your mail ballot in mid-April), is a municipal election.

That means Denver residents will be voting on Denver things. We’ll be picking a mayor, a clerk and recorder, a city auditor and a whole bunch of City Council members. We also have two initiatives to vote on — one that would decriminalize psilocybin mushrooms and one that would repeal the city’s urban camping ban.

If you’ve been following along, you’ve seen a lot of Denverite stories explaining the issues and profiling the candidates. In the interest of saving everyone some site-searching, we’ve condensed

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Join us for a fun Pop-Up Shop featuring Local Artists + Crafters + Free Chair Massages + Tarot Card Readings + Food + Libations + more... just in time to pick up something special for Mom!

May 3, 4-9PM
West + Main RINO 
2632 Blake street


We are expanding our RiNo gallery event hours for this special First Friday event. Featured Artists with vibrant abstracts and landscapes: Becky Hershey + Becky Chappell.

Special thanks to our sponsors: Karen Hope, Loan Consultant with Loan Depot + Petra Hellvig, Business Development Manager with Fidelity National Title + Chad Miller, Home Inspector/Property Consultant with Horizon Home Inspections


Featured Vendors:

Dante Perozzi Wearable Sculpture www.danteperozzi.com
Victoria Grace…
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Major Highway Construction will take more than Five Years, and I-70 will be shut down this weekend. For the entire weekend.

A single sentence on the Colorado Department of Transportation's Central 70 page sums up what's on the agenda: "Eastbound and westbound I-70 between Colorado Boulevard and I-270 will close at 10 p.m. on Friday, April 12 and reopen at 5 a.m. on Monday, April, 15." Efforts over that span will focus on the I-270 flyover that will serve as a link to eastbound I-70.

Rebecca White, Central 70's communications director, said, "One of the major restrictions we put on the contractor with this project is that because Interstate 70 is an economic backbone for the state, they can't close any lanes during daylight hours. Up until 7 p.m.,

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