Culture

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Crested Butte’s Alley Loop series, Colorado’s nuttiest race on skinny skis, starts and finishes with a big “whoop”

The costumed contingent at the event included a Notorious RBG, a nod toward U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who turned down Jell-O shots in an alley: “There will be no appearance of impropriety on my part!”

Arts Primary category in which blog post is published

Three ballet companies click heels for whirlwind, puppet-filled “Wizard of Oz” in Denver

“We can’t keep depending on the Swan Lakes, the Cinderellas and the Sleeping Beauties. We need more narrative ballets.”

Beer Primary category in which blog post is published

A Colorado icon and father of craft beer steps away. Here are Charlie Papazian’s parting words.

The 70-year-old founded the American Homebrewers Association and an organization that would later become the Colorado-based Brewers Association

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

The first bill Jared Polis will sign into law involves beer

The legislation expected to clear the House on Wednesday fixes an issue with law allowing full-strength beer sales

Arts Primary category in which blog post is published

There’s a lot of buzz around “immersive” experiences in art, theater and entertainment. But is it art?

Value of installations like Natura Obscura and Meow Wolf is in the beholder’s eye. But they’re popular enough that DCPA Off-Center is looking for permanent space for temporary shows

Culture Primary category in which blog post is published

Love your fancy cocktail? You’ve got Prohibition to thank

On the 100th anniversary of Prohibition, we learn the fine art of mixology was pioneered by bootleggers

Beer Primary category in which blog post is published

What the new law on beer sales means for Colorado craft brewers

The state’s craft brewers are facing major decisions about their future and facing increased competition from out-of-state beer makers

Beer Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado grocery, convenience stores are now selling full-strength beer

Grocery store chains were previously able to operate a liquor shop at just one of their locations in the state. Now, they can own up to five licenses.

Angela Hawse takes helm of American Mountain Guides Association board as group leans on women to foster change in guiding culture

“We are at the forefront and it’s a really exciting time for us to rattle some cages and bring more awareness to issues,” she says.