WHEAT RIDGE | For more than 20 years, Jim Stevens’ life has been defined by his ability to adapt, innovate and adapt again. Subtle evidence of a gradual metamorphosis is scattered around the 64-year-old artist’s diminutive, green-carpeted studio tucked behind his Wheat Ridge home. An adjustable monocular lens from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs […]

ON STAGE Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas 7 p.m. June 25 at the Marquis Theater, 2009 Larimer St. in Denver. Tickets $8 to $10, or 303-487-0111. Detroit native Jessica Hernandez draws some strong comparisons in terms of her pipes: A pop-centric Amy Winehouse is what our ears pick up. She and her exceptionally tight […]

“We thought it would be an interesting way to engage the homeless around here and make them champions for the arts district,” Weil said. “They seem to be attending events like the Aurora Arts Festival. Rather than trying to hide them or try to cover them up, it’s better to engage them in a way that makes them feel like people care.”

State of the Art

The metro area’s big draws are doing just fine, but what about the smaller parts of the SCFD?

Children’s Fashion Show

Children’s Hospital and Denver Art Museum have partnered up and launched a new initiative informally titled “Art Heals” that includes paired projects at both locations.  Patients will have access to museum events in Denver and art therapy sessions at the hospital in Aurora.  Patients at Children’s got the chance to be a part of the […]