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5 Events at the 2018 Athena Project Arts Festival

Supporting women in the arts is an important endeavor across the world, but here in Denver we have a group whose sole mission is just that. The Athena Project is a non-profit organization whose focus is to empower creative women and girls. It was started in 2012 by Colorado local Angela Astle, who spent a … Continued

Weekend Getaway: Beaver Creek

Ski season is still here for a few more weeks, so what better way to spend your weekends than by hitting the slopes? Places like Aspen and Vail tend to be the most popular, but just a short drive further west is another spot you’re sure to love. The charming town of Beaver Creek–along with … Continued

Winter Weekend Getaway at Estes Park

When you’re looking for a brief winter respite from the hustle of Denver city life, but don’t want to deal with the ski-traffic of I-70, there’s always a relaxing, picturesque alternative: Estes Park. Just an hour and a half drive northwest, Estes is a favorite getaway spot for many Denverites. If you’re new to town, … Continued

Best Films Directed By Women At The DFF

While women make up half the population, they’re currently only responsible for directing a fraction of films. There are, of course, numerous reasons for this. More importantly, though, is that we begin to recognize the importance of women in film. The Denver Film Festival does its part year-round with their Women+Film partnership, through which they … Continued

Best Films About Immigration

Immigration is on spotlight at the 40th Denver Film Festival There’s no doubt that immigration is something of a hot-button issue these days. And when it comes to Colorado, we tend to see it all through a progressive lens. One of the many ways we’re doing this is by highlighting films at the 40th Denver … Continued

Stepping Back In Time With The Denver Film Festival

One of Denver’s greatest cultural traditions is the Denver Film Festival, which is going into its 40th year. But how did it get started? Who’s responsible for creating this important yearly event that’s right in our own backyard? To answer that, you’d have to do a little digging. Or at the very least, read some … Continued

A Closer Look Inside Union Station’s Newest Hotel

Among the many structures surrounding Denver’s Union Station is a recently-erected building that stands out from the rest. Pitch black, with windows that appear almost randomly placed, four gold letters are all that inform guests they’ve arrived at Born—the newest Kimpton Hotels property in the area. Having opened this past summer, the 200-room hotel accurately … Continued

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