• Arts & Entertainment

    • Popular festival is all about affordable art

      The scene will be colorful and crowded as 150 artists from Colorado and the nation set up on Arapahoe Community College’s west lawn for the Affordable Arts Festival, which takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 27. Rows of tents will …

    • Pop goes the culture in event at Koelbel Library

      Celebrate pop culture from 1 to 6 p.m. on July 30 at Koelbel Library, 5955 S. Holly St., Centennial. And meet actor Dante Basco, (3-4 p.m.; autographs 4-6 p.m.). He was introduced in Stephen Spielberg’s fairy-tale movie “Hook.” He has also …

    • Mile High National Pastel Exhibition set for Littleton

      A walk through the 13th Mile High National Pastel Exhibition at the Littleton Museum is, among other things, like a little vacation. Landscapes predominate, but they include all sorts of scenes — seashores, mountains, plains, long, lonesome roads, …

    • Mansion will host painters working in great outdoors

      On July 22, 10 invited artists will spread across the Highlands Ranch Mansion grounds, choosing one or more locations to paint “en plein air” — in the open air — capturing images of the mansion and gardens in a certain kind of light at a …

    • Wares by refugee women to be sold in Denver gallery

      The website for “We Made This” includes a quote from Ghanaian diplomat Kofi Annan (United Nations secretary general from 1997-2006): “There is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women.” “We Made This,” a …