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Red Rocks Amphitheatre announces Stranahan's as official whiskey of Red Rocks

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May 8 - Venues

Colorado’s most famous outdoor venue, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, announces today that Stranahan’s® Rocky Mountain Single Malt Whiskey has been named the “Official Whiskey of Red Rocks Amphitheatre” in a partnership that will provide exclusive marketing rights at the world-famous entertainment site and national historic landmark.

Five Points Jazz Festival announces band line-up, parade grand marshals, festival honorees

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Apr 27 - Events & Programs

Denver Arts & Venues' annual Five Points Jazz Festival returns 11 a.m. Saturday, May 20, celebrating the music, culture and roots of Denver's historic Five Points neighborhood.

Mayor Hancock announces 2018 YOBOD selection; Book promotes representation of young people living with disabilities, Celebrates universal challenges of early adolescence


Apr 4 - Events & Programs

Mayor Michael B. Hancock today unveiled the 2018 Youth One Book, One Denver (YOBOD) program selection at Force Elementary School.

Sixth annual Yoga on the Rocks returns to Red Rocks June 9, season passes on sale April 7, single tickets on sale April 14


Apr 3 - Events & Programs

Denver Arts & Venues, in partnership with The River Yoga and CorePower Yoga, is pleased to present the sixth annual Yoga on the Rocks, bringing the chance to experience one of the most extraordinary venues in the world from a different perspective – the Downward Dog.

Denver Arts & Venues Invites Denver Residents to Share Their Selfies to Celebrate 30 Years of Denver Public Art


Feb 16 - Denver Public Art

Denver Arts & Venues invites Denverites to help celebrate the 30th anniversary of Denver Public Art, a program which sets aside 1% of every municipal capital improvement project over $1M for the creation of public art.

Hamilton Ticket Updates


Jan 22 - Events & Programs

Tickets to Hamilton are no longer available through the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, the only authorized ticket provider for the Denver engagement. 
Additional seats may be made available for sale closer to the engagement. Please feel free to check back at at your convenience. There will be a lottery for forty (40) $10 Orchestra seats for all performances. Details will be announced closer to the engagement. The best way to be informed about how the lottery will work is to sign up for alerts at or follow Denver Center on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram @DenverCenter.
Ticket buyers who purchase tickets from a ticket broker or any third party run the risk of overpaying, purchasing illegitimate tickets and should be aware that the DCPA is unable to reprint or replace lost or stolen tickets and is unable to contact patrons with information regarding time changes or other pertinent updates regarding the performance. Patrons found in violation of the DCPA TICKET PURCHASE AND SALE TERMS AND POLICIES may have ALL of their tickets cancelled.
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Arts & Venues now accepting applications for performances for the 2018 Five Points Jazz Festival


Nov 22 - Events & Programs

Applications are now being accepted for jazz musicians for the 2018 Five Points Jazz Festival taking place in the historic Five Points Neighborhood on Saturday, May 19.

Denver Arts & Venues and IMAGINE 2020 supporting World Art Drop Day

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Sep 1 - Events & Programs

World Art Drop Day aims to generate random bonds between strangers and communities through the act of creating and spreading art on the first Tuesday in September each year. 

Denver Arts & Venues accepting 2017 P.S. You Are Here funding applications


Aug 29 -

Denver Arts & Venues is now accepting applications for 2017 P.S. You Are Here (PSYAH) funding opportunities through 5 p.m. Thursday, September 28. 

Denver Arts & Venues accepting 2017 P.S. You Are Here funding applications


Aug 23 - Create Denver

Denver Arts & Venues is now accepting applications for 2017 P.S. You Are Here (PSYAH) funding opportunities through 5 p.m. Thursday. Sept. 28. 

Denver Public Art dedication: “Ascent” at City and County of Denver Building; Chime On, Denver! Celebration


Aug 22 - Denver Public Art

Denver Arts & Venues Public Art program, in conjunction with artist Kevin T. Padworski and Denver Deputy Mayor Happy Haynes, will unveil “Ascent,” a new musical composition commissioned for the 10-bell chime of the City and County Building. 

IMAGINE 2020 Fund recipients announced

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Aug 2 - Events & Programs

Denver Arts & Venues and the Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs are excited to reveal the 2017 IMAGINE 2020 Fund recipients. 

Denver County Cultural Council seeking applicants


Jul 27 - Events & Programs

Applications are now being accepted to fill one vacancy on the Denver County Cultural Council. The cultural council is a board authorized by the State of Colorado, appointed by Denver City Council and managed by Denver Arts & Venues to distribute Scientific & Cultural Facilities District Tier III revenues to science and cultural organizations in Denver.

Denver Arts & Venues Accepting Nominations for Mayor's Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture


Jul 19 - Events & Programs

Nominations for the 2017 Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture are now being accepted through Friday, Sept. 1.

Arts & Venues announces 2017 Next Stage NOW summer DPAC events schedule


Jun 23 - Events & Programs

The Next Stage NOW is an initiative Arts & Venues utilizes to program DPAC in non-traditional ways. 2017 events begin Wednesday, July 5 with most events throughout the summer offered to patrons for free.