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RedLine Affair celebrates art, education and community

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DENVER - RedLine hosts its inaugural gala with new art, a creative silent auction and a fresh approach to art appreciation in an effort to stimulate and ignite Denver’s creative potential to which all are linked through art, education, dialogue and social responsiveness.

On Saturday, Oct. 23, Mayor John Hickenlooper joins hundreds of Denverites in this affair to celebrate RedLine’s studio artists, community programs and education outreach to help form this city’s future.

RedLine, celebrating its second anniversary this fall, is a center for contemporary art that combines an artist residency program with project-based community engagement in the arts.  The gala will raise money and memberships to keep RedLine vibrant and its programs effective within the Denver community.

RedLine has developed unique partnerships in the community and in the schools which explore social issues through creative practice.

26th Annual Trick or Treat Street at the Children’s Museum of Denver

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Denver, CO - It’s almost time to stroll on down Cider Lane for a trick-or-treating adventure at the Children’s Museum of Denver. Trick or Treat Street expects nearly 10,000 costumed-kids and their grownups over the three-day fall festival. Families can explore the science behind the season in “Pumpkinology,” create classic Halloween crafts like “Noodle-Boned Skeletons,” and “Dirty Desserts,” play carnival games on the plaza and much more.

 

What:

Trick or Treat Street

A three-day fall festival with trick-or-treating, a monster carnival, arts and crafts, science programming, StoryTimes with Curious George and more. For a complete schedule of events, visit www.mychildsmuseum.org.

 

When:

October 29th, 30th and 31st

Extended hours!

Friday - 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday - 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

 

Bat Man returns to Denver

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“BAT MAN” RETURNS TO DENVER BOTANIC GARDENS

DENVER—Rob Mies, conservation biologist, international bat expert and author, unfolds the mysterious world of bats at Denver Botanic Gardens. He has appeared on “The Today Show”, “Live with Regis and Kelly”, “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”, and “The Martha Stewart Show.” Now Mies is bringing his fascinating show for all ages back to the Gardens.

Turbulence at Buell Theatre

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Denver Office of Cultural Affairs presents

Turbulence by artist Ian Fisher at Buell Theatre

Public viewing and reception October 18

DENVER, CO – OCTOBER 12, 2010 – The Denver Office of Cultural Affairs (DOCA) is delighted to present a special exhibition of work entitled Turbulence by artist Ian Fisher at the Buell Theatre.  A public viewing and reception will take place on October 18 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  After October 18, the artwork can be viewed only as a ticketed patron of an event at the Buell Theatre or by contacting DOCA to schedule a visit.  The exhibition will run through January 1, 2011.

YesPleaseMore Launch Party: New & Improved

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DENVER - Come celebrate the opening of the new YesPleaseMore POP-Up Store! Designed by students attending the Art Institute of Colorado, the store features 100% Colorado-designed products. We will also be celebrating the success of first-round Starter Grant winners by awarding each of them $500.

  • New Product Launches and Offerings
  • Performance by Ballet Nouveau Colorado
  • YesPleaseMore Grant Awards Ceremony
  • New Grant Cycle Kick-off
  • Installation by Christopher Branson of KernTheWord
  • Soundscapes by Beauty Bar

Thanks to the Art Institute of Colorado for their support!

TONIGHT...Friday, October 8
6-10 p.m.
Denver Pavilions, 500 16th St.
Level 2, next to Nike Town and across from Forever 21

Enroll in 'Ghoul School' at Elitch Gardens

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Elitch Gardens is now accepting applications for brave media who want to learn professional scare tactics from our Fright Fest crew. Students will have their Fright Fest persona assessed and Fright Fest makeup artists will transform them into the ghost, ghoul or zombie that best fits their personality.

Gallery to present Day of the Dead juried art show

Studio 12 Gallery will be holding their 2nd Annual Day of the Dead show October 1st, 2010 – November 5th, 2010.