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Jane Christie

August 24th, 2019

Jane Christie has been an active artist practically all of her life. She studied art at the Atlanta High Museum of Art, University of Georgia, Denver Art Museum and Art Students League of Denver. Jane has taught workshops at Saks Galleries, Foothills Art Center, Center for the Arts Evergreen and for Pastel Society of Colorado. Jane’s paintings not only reflect her love of nature, but her love of color, light, and the impressionistic style. Her goal is to share her artistic passion and love of art through the paintings she creates. Jane enjoys painting plein air and painting in her studio. Artist... Read More

Hellgrammites at Larimer Lounge

August 24th, 2019

Larimer Lounge is the place to be next Thursday night. They’re kicking the weekend off a day early with a show worth canceling your previous plans for. Anniversary dinner on your calendar? Bring your better half to the show. Aunt Karen’s birthday? There’s always next year. Job interview in the morning? Reschedule, they like it when you play hard to get. Whatever the case, I’ll see you there at 8. Headlining are Denver’s own Hellgrammites. The family-based band has spent the last 15 years perfecting a sound that dodges genres, blending elements of punk, hardcore, indie,... Read More

Annamarie Mead

August 18th, 2019

Annamarie is a native West Virginian who has made Colorado her home for over 40 years. She is an award-winning artist living in Genesee. Annamarie’s work can be seen in shows around Colorado. She is the president of the Evergreen Artists Association and is collected nationally. As a lifelong creator, Annamarie has always had her head in the clouds while she walked in nature, being guided by a force beyond herself. Abstract art became her way of expressing nature through the light and beauty she saw and felt everywhere. Annamarie approaches her canvases with intuitive marks and gestures full of... Read More

Organic Subtleties

August 17th, 2019

Walker Fine Art is a lofty gallery in LoDo specializing in contemporary fine art. Their exhibitions feature works from a wide variety of local and nationally recognized artists. Their latest exhibition has just been announced: Organic Subtleties premiers September 6th and showcases the work of six phenomenal artists from around the country. The natural world is bursting with infinite colors, shapes, and shadows, in a fluid progression through time. The selected artists study, dissect, and dissemble these subtleties, intensifying some aspects that may go unnoticed by the average passerby. Subtlety... Read More

James Andre’

August 10th, 2019

From growing up in small town, South Carolina, all the way to the big city lights of Mile High, artist James Andre’ indulged in his original style in oil and acrylic paintings. Mr. Andre’ often explores his lucid state of dreaming to conceptualize or ‘see’ his artwork before he even touches the canvas. Lucid dreaming is the act of being aware of your dream state, and in turn, creating a world with limitless opportunities. This is where James Andre’ goes to paint. It is this method of conceptualization that sets him apart from other artists. Mr. Andre’s unique... Read More

Lost Lake Weekend Lineup

August 10th, 2019

Lost Lake Lounge is one of Denver’s most beloved local bars. For nearly a decade it’s been a prime spot to see up and coming bands from all styles and genres. The lake house decorum works surprisingly well for the Colfax dive. Its small stage and limited floor space create an intimate setting, and every show is a close encounter. Friday, August 16th, Lost Lake welcomes Tommy Freed and the Sound. Their music is smooth, melodic, and soulful. Their debut album, Come on Shining, has roots in the blues, but branches out to include some indie and pop influences. Singer/songwriter Tommy Freed... Read More

That5280Lady

August 3rd, 2019

That5280Lady’s artwork is inspired by all things music and the city that raised her.  As a Denver, Colorado native, a former DJ, lighting tech, roadie and self-proclaimed audiophile, she is no stranger to the music industry and how it has a pulse of its own. Adelina Gonzales is both a multidisciplinary artist and creative entrepreneur that is best known for her innovative and creative approach using recycled materials. As a visual artist, her concepts of combining trashed drum heads, vinyl records, and lighting gel with LED lights have sparked and created unique, never before seen concepts... Read More

The Yellow Rake’s 15th Anniversary Party

August 3rd, 2019

Next weekend, Hi-Dive is hosting The Yellow Rake’s 15th Anniversary Party. Good news—you’re invited! The celebration starts at 8:00 and includes performances from four local bands that you will absolutely want to tell everyone at the office about on Monday. SPELLS is a five-member punk band hailing from “The Queen City of the Plains.” Let’s just take a second to appreciate the fact that Denver got dibs on that one before Omaha. SPELLS released their debut EP, Take Time/Slice Away, in 2013. That was followed by an assortment of EPs, LPs, multiple “cassingles,” and a... Read More

Street Artist Abram Aleo

July 27th, 2019

I feel like it goes without saying that Denver has one of the most rapidly expanding art scenes in the country. We live in an artistic oasis, smack dab in between Chicago and Santa Fe, with entire districts dedicated to galleries. I recently had the pleasure of talking to one of Denver’s many prolific artists, Abram Aleo, about his work and some of the trends blossoming out of alleyways and gallery windows all over the city. Aleo is a self-taught visual artist, with a broad skill set and seemingly infinite creativity. He specializes in acrylic paintings and large-scale murals. These two disciplines... Read More

Kaitlin Ziesmer

July 20th, 2019

Kaitlin Ziesmer is a visual artist from Denver. Since 2009, she’s been delighting audiences with playful juxtapositions of people, animals, and iconic characters from her childhood. She’s been featured in dozens of solo and group shows nationwide and abroad. You can see Ziesmer’s latest solo series at Ironton Gallery and Distillery through the end of the month. Check out her website at www.kaitlinziesmer.com  Read More