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Denver Arts & Venues Announces 2020 Youth One Book, One Denver Selection: A past favorite returns with a film adaptation coming soon
Jul 13 - Events & Programs
Denver Arts & Venues is pleased to announce the 2020 Youth One Book, One Denver (YOBOD) selection, bringing back a favorite from years past. “Upside-Down Magic” published by Scholastic, Inc, from hit authors Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle and Emily Jenkins, chronicles the misadventures of nine-year-old Nory and her oddball friends, who prove that upside-down magic definitely beats right side up. The book also reinforces that not only is it okay to be different, but that we can also celebrate those differences.
Five Points Jazz Festival Announces Virtual Festival this May, in Partnership with Rocky Mountain Public Media
Apr 29 - Events & Programs
Denver Arts & Venues is pleased to announce a partnership with Rocky Mountain Public Media (Rocky Mountain PBS, KUVO JAZZ and THE DROP) to present the Five Points Jazz Festival virtually on TV, radio and online in lieu of the annual day-long event in Denver’s historic Five Points neighborhood.
Jan 13 - Events & Programs
Applications are now being accepted for food trucks, food tents, nonprofit booths, corporate booths, artisans, sponsorships and premium vendor spaces for the 2020 Five Points Jazz Festival May 16.
Dec 9 - Events & Programs
In the spirit of IMAGINE 2020 -- Denver’s cultural plan -- Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock, Denver Arts & Venues and the Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs are pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture.
Denver Arts & Venues calls for local artists, businesses to connect with others through Art Drop Day Denver
Aug 16 - Events & Programs
Denver Arts & Venues calls for local artists and businesses to delight and surprise Denver residents, and create positive connections through art by committing to participate in World Art Drop Day Tuesday, Sept. 3.
Denver Arts & Venues accepting nominations and applications for significant contributors to Denver’s cultural scene, proposals for $130,000 in IMAGINE 2020 Fund grants
Jun 26 - Events & Programs
Denver Arts & Venues presents two opportunities for support and recognition for programs that further arts and culture in Denver. Arts & Venues is now accepting applications for IMAGINE 2020 Fund grants through July 31 and nominations and applications for Denver Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture through August 9.
Denver Arts & Venues, Denver Office of Sign Language Services and ImaginASL Present Breaking Barriers Festival
Sep 7 - Events & Programs
In recognition of Deaf Heritage Month, Denver Arts & Venues, The Denver Office of Sign Language Services and ImaginASL invite Denver residents and visitors to celebrate the rich culture, language and heritage of deaf people through the Breaking Barriers Festival, Sept. 10-16.
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.
Jan 22 - Events & Programs
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.
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.
Aug 2 - Events & Programs
Denver Arts & Venues and the Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs are excited to reveal the 2017 IMAGINE 2020 Fund recipients.
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.