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FYI/Happenings The Summer Mix: Experience the Sounds of Summer in Downtown Denver

Celebrate July 4th Weekend in Denver! SPECIAL EVENTS

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CHERRY CREEK ARTS FESTIVAL July 1-3, 2017 Streets in Cherry Creek North

UMPHREY’S McGEE June 30 – July 2, 2017 Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre

DENVER COMIC CON June 30 – July 2, 2017 Colorado Convention Center

CITY PARK JAZZ July 2, 2017 – 6:00 pm City Park Grand Stand

INDEPENDENCE DAY FIREWORKS

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July 3, 2017 – 8:00 pm Civic Center Park

COLORADO RAPIDS SOCCER July 4, 2017 (after the game) Dick’s Sporting Goods Park

ELITCH’S FIREWORKS July 4, 2017 Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park

COLORADO OUTLAWS LACROSS July 4, 2017 Sports Authority Field

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Skyline Beer Garden — Celebrating Colorado’s dynamic craft beer culture, the Skyline Beer Garden returns this summer with 40,000 square feet of outdoor area with vast open air and tented seating in Skyline Park. The Beer Garden, open from June 9 through October 7, offers a fun and comfortable environment with communal Oktoberfest-style picnic tables that can collectively seat more than 350 guests, a family-friendly game area with ping pong, a nine-hole miniature golf course and cornhole, as well as live music on Fridays and Saturdays. The Square on 21st – The Square on 21st, a collaboration between the City and County of Denver and the Partnership, will establish a new park-like public space between Denver’s Ballpark and Arapahoe Square neighborhoods where residents and visitors can relax in the shade, play lawn games, sip early morning coffee, sample late-night eats, and enjoy activities for all ages (and dogs, too!) Downtown Loop – Tied closely to The Square on 21st, the Downtown Loop is a Partnership-led initiative that will transform how the public right-of-way is used in Downtown. The Downtown Loop will link neighborhoods and connect people through the great urban outdoors by prioritizing people, bikes and the urban tree canopy through the creation of a 5.280-mile-long loop. Meet in the Street – Meet in the Street, funded by the Downtown Denver Business Improvement District, returns for a fourth year to offer residents and guests new experiences by transforming the Mall with activities ranging from expanded outdoor cafes and live music to fitness classes, cultural performances and more. Meet in the Street will take place Saturdays from July 8 through August 26. The ‘My 16th Street For more information, visit www.downtowndenver.com/summer

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Gender Equity Summit Supports New Policies More than 350 people, including leaders from the community, government, nonprofit and business sectors, joined Mayor Michael B. Hancock and the Denver Women’s Commission, cohosts for the It’s Time 2017: Denver Gender Equity Summit, the first gathering of its kind in the nation. (See DENVER NEWS, May 2017.) “Leaders from across the region came together to work on one of the most vital issues of our time: equity and inclusion in the workplace,” Mayor Hancock said. “The recommendations that came out of that day-long conversation provide a broad diversity of employers with some concrete suggestions that could be implemented to accelerate progress for women and girls, which of course translates into progress for us all.” Recommendations included: - Support quality and affordable childcare, education, housing, transportation, healthcare and food services - Implement transparency in hiring practices, pay structures and pay rates - Extend flexibility and stability into the work schedule, including telecommuting - Financially support child and elder care that is available 24-7 - Provide multiple options for paid leave for all employees, genders and family structure - Create a diverse workforce that values inclusion. - Encourage open conversations and candid feedback about exclusion, discrimination, privilege, etc. - Facilitate community engagement and interaction around shared values, goals, direction and inclusivity of all people For more information go to www.denvergov.org

Denver and Tourism Leaders to Partner on Convention Center Expansion City officials and tourism industry leaders announced detailed plans to upgrade the Colorado Convention Center with a rooftop expansion that will include multi-function meeting spaces, an outdoor terrace and sweeping views of the city skyline and mountains. Other elements of the expansion include modifying lobbies to accommodate access to the rooftop area, improvements to the Welton Street lobby to enhance the arrival experience for conventioneers, and better internal and external way finding. The $233 million project will ensure the center, which opened in 1990, remains a globally competitive economic driver for the entire state. In 2015, Denver voters approved $104 million towards the project. Officials said an innovative new Tourism Improvement District (TID) proposed by Visit Denver and the Colorado Hotel and Lodging Association would help complete the financing. Hotels with 50 or more rooms in Denver would vote to levy a 1 percent excise tax on hotel stays. The excise tax is not a property or goods tax on residents or businesses, other than hotels in Denver. Revenue from TID would also help enhance

tourism and convention center marketing efforts and drive new demand to fill hotel rooms as the inventory steadily increases. Officials said the expansion to the convention center and additional marketing would generate 25 more conventions a year and bring an $85 million annual economic benefit. City Council will begin considering the proposed TID in June. If approved by Council, the concept of creating the TID would go to a vote of the 116 hotels in Denver that have 50 or more rooms in November 2017.

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The Regional Transportation District (RTD) has made travel more convenient with the launch of MyRide smart cards, enabling patrons to preload cards with up to $200 in cash value, pay bus or rail fare with a quick tap and save money on each trip they take. “Enhancing the convenience of using our services is MyRide imagea priority for us at RTD,” said CEO and general manager Dave Genova. “This will speed up boarding times and increase our on-time performance on both our bus and rail networks.” MyRide users can pay their fare by tapping their MyRide card on the smart card reader on RTD’s bus and rail vehicles. Patrons paying with a MyRide card receive a discount of 25 cents per trip (or 15 cents per discounted trip) and no longer have to worry about carrying exact change. MyRide cards are available for purchase online and at each of RTD’s regional sales outlets in Denver, Boulder, and Denver International Airport - located within the new transit facility. www.rtd-denver.com

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FYI/Happenings "Whispers of Wonder: A Journey of Beauty and Balance" Book Signing and Denver Debut July 15th The recently released book Whispers of Wonder: A Journey of Beauty and Balance will make its Colorado debut on July 15, at the Shining Lotus Metaphysical Bookstore in Denver.

A stone portal balance and creative collaboration by authors Kamryn and Kathy

Several of the featured photos in the book were taken in various locations in Colorado, so, in a manner of speaking, some of the pages are “returning home”! In late spring of 2014, it dawned on Kathy and Kamryn Clarke, a multi-talented Californian mother/ daughter duo, to combine their gifts and talents to create a book. Early in the process, they were contacted by international best-selling author Tom Youngholm, who was interested in collaborating with them. The result is an enchanting

photographic coffee table book that offers a blend of beauty, nature, rock balancing, and inspiration that will delight your eyes as it stirs your heart and soul. Kathy shares her photographic talents and rock balancing skills; the images are complemented by inspirational words from Kamryn and thought-provoking quotes from the works of Mr. Youngholm. How we perceive our world is actually a reflection of how we perceive ourselves. The photos and writings of WOW reflect this everchanging process, restoring a sense of inner balance through digestible bits of wisdom and connection to natural beauty. Kathy Clarke semi-retired from 20 years as a barber, in 2003, to spend more time pursuing her lifelong passion for photography. She also began practicing another of her interests: stacking rocks. For years, between running her barber shop and growing her primary business, Lady Kate’s Photography, Kathy has been honing her rock-balancing craft. She experiences rock balancing as a meditative art form and says it is an excellent practice of present moment awareness. Further, she teaches the skill to groups and individuals through demonstrations and workshops.

Soon after high school, Kamryn Clarke obtained her Cosmetology license, which provided a fun way of earning money to help pay for her college education. She attended San Jose State University where she earned a B.A. in creative arts with a minor in creative writing. After six years of teaching creative writing at elementary schools in the Bay Area, she decided to shift her focus back to writing for publication and building her business as a hair salon owner in Santa Cruz, California. Tom Youngholm grew up on the south side of Chicago and graduated with a B.A. in communication and an M.A. in human development. Currently based out of New Hampshire, Tom shares his gifts and insight through his passionate work as an international best-selling author, public speaker, personal coach, workshop leader, and professional development trainer. Collectively, their vision is to share beauty and inspiration.

The Foreword is written by Eve Eschner Hogan; successful author of six books, columnist, speaker, labyrinth facilitator, owner of Heart Path Journeys and The Sacred Garden on Maui. She shares her gifts with enthusiasm and expertise.

Book Presentation and Signing Saturday, July 15, 2pm - 3:30pm

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This two day festival is Denver's premier urban RiverFest. Activities will include stand-up paddle board demos, a variety of riverside recreational activities, a kids zone, live music, beer, food vendors, water sport vendors, and more! The Coors Light South Platte RiverFest benefits The Greenway Foundation. Over the past 40 years, The Greenway Foundation has worked to reclaim, restore, and revitalize the South Platte River and its tributaries in Denver. These efforts have led to the construction of over 100 acres of riverside parks, over 100 miles of interconnected greenway trails, and the elimination of over 250 sources of direct pollution into our urban waterways. www.thegreenwayfoundation.org

Colorado Ranks Second Best State for Jobs Colorado ranked second only to the State of Washington in WalletHubs 2017 “Best and Worst States for Jobs” evaluation. All 50 states were evaluated across 24 key indicators of job-market strength, opportunity, and economic vitality. Overall, Colorado ranked highest in Job Market Strength (#1); and had impressive rankings for Unemployment Rate (#6), Median Annual Income (#8), Monthly Average Starting Salary (#12), Job Satisfaction (#14), and Employment Growth (#30) leading to its overall second ranking for Best State for Jobs nationally. www.wallethub.com/edu/best-ofstates-for-jobs/35641/

Denver Rescue Mission Dedicates New Shelter For the last decade, it has been the Denver Rescue Mission’s desire to expand overnight shelter services downtown to meet the growing demand of Denver’s poor and homeless population. The Holly Center shelter will provide 228 beds. The shelter will be the first new permanent shelter for men built in the City of Denver since 1989. The Holly Center shelter will be located in the renovated warehouse building at the Mission’s Ministry Outreach Center, 5725 E. 39th Street , Denver, CO 80203. Construction will begin in June, with a projected opening in the fall of 2017. Since 1892, Denver Rescue Mission has been meeting the needs of the poor and homeless through emergency services, rehabilitation, transitional programs, and community outreach. For more information visit, www.DenverRescueMission.org or phone 303 313-2410

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Smartphones for Easier, Convenient Parking People parking in city-owned lots now have a new way to pay! Denver Public Works is partnering with Parkmobile, LLC to allow commuters to use their smartphones to pay for off-street parking spaces and receive notifications when their time is expiring. “Any hurdles associated with paying for parking impacts how quickly people can get to where they want to go,” said Cindy Patton, Parking and Mobility Services Manager for Denver Public Works. “This new technology will allow people to park, pay via their mobile device, and not be required to stop or wait in line at a pay station. To use the new Parkmobile system, customers must create an account using the free mobile app, online at

www.parkmobile.com, or by calling the toll-free number posted at the participating lots. Mobile app users can submit payments by phone and receive expiration alerts, as Right of Way Enforcement agents will be able to verify the payment wirelessly. www.parkmobile.com

Mayor's Statement on Sentencing Reform

“I want to thank Denver City Council for their vote on our sentencing reform ordinance. This ordinance takes two critical steps. One, it helps to keep families together by ensuring low level offenses, like park curfew, are not a deportation tool. With this ordinance, we will ensure punishment fits the severity of the offense -- not just for our immigrant communities but for all our people including those experiencing

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homelessness. Two, for the first time in Denver’s history, the city will be able to act swiftly to prosecute those who commit hate crimes. Together, we are sending a clear message that we will not sacrifice our values or bend to a broken immigration system. Over the past four months, the White House has issued a series of executive orders that have exacerbated our broken immigration system and have had a real impact on our community. I have heard from many who are rightfully concerned. Denver is committed to taking actions that will protect our people’s rights and keep our city safe, welcoming and open. This is not about shielding violent people and I will not play political games with the safety of our community. This is about protecting the rights and livelihoods of our people and I will make every effort to take well-thought actions to protect all our people and their families – that will always include immigrants and refugees in Denver, Colorado.” www.devergov.org

RiNo Art District Happenings

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Denver Union Station Farmer’s Market Open for the Season June 3 9:00a to 2:00p Every Saturday June through October The Denver Adventure June 17 9:00a to 2:00p Union Station Beats on the Creek Hazel Miller June 20 6:00p Coohills - 1400 Wewatta St.

Reflections: the Art of Jessica Loredo During June, The Pattern Shop Studio is offering a special exhibition of recent work by Denver artist Jessica Loredo called Reflections. Loredo's deeply personal and socially scathing work is best characterized as ‘Outsider Art’—intentionally outrageous, shocking, angry, funny, and disrespectful. It is also poignant and beautiful..

Summer Concert Series June 22 4:30p -9:00p Stella’s on 16th 1550 Wewatta St. South Platte River Fest June 24 - June 25 7:00a to 8:00p Confluence Park Buskerfest at Union Station June 23 - 5:00pm- 8:00pm June 24 10:00a to 8:00pm Union Station Plaza Denver Union Station Summer Concert Series June 30 5:00p to 9:00p Union Station Terminal Bar Patio www. http://lodona.org/

Urban Collage: Theater of Memory, Theater of Prophecy Feral Factory’s four-month Residency at the Crash concludes with a onemonth exhibition on the themes of our cities’ history and future featuring RiNo Artist Stephanie Hartshorn. In this group exhibition we celebrate what has come before us and what remains to be seen, invoking both the challenges and struggles of generations past, as well as the dreams and desires of today’s generations and those to come.

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Wining & Dining Summer Brings New Changes to The Preservery We are thrilled to welcome Chef Mason Bennett to lead our kitchen and help us write this next chapter in our story. Mason brings 18 years of experience working in restaurants as well as an intimate understanding of the local food scene, being a native of Boulder and a vetMason Bennett eran of kitchens at Arugula, Jax, and the acclaimed Basta. His focus is on simple, healthy food that highlights local and seasonal ingredients, as well as embracing The Preservery’s love for all things preserved. He brings a passion for Italian and Mediterranean foods as well as expertise in pasta making, bread baking, fermentation and even gardening. With a new chef comes exciting new foods and flavors. Expect to see more vegetable focused items,

including the return of our muchloved kale Caesar, and more noshes for happy hour such as the fried chicken sandwich or pickled deviled eggs. Mason has worked with owners Obe and Whitney Ariss to add more personal touches to the menu like the Colorado Fingerling Poutine and Hummus with Muhummara - homages to Obe’s Canadian and Lebanese roots. Another exciting new feature is our weekly house made pasta plate, featuring seasonal ingredients including our potato gnocchi with pea shoot pesto and fiddleheads. Some old favorites will remain - the octopus with smoked tomato sauce, our cheese charcuterie and bread boards, and our freshly baked breads featuring naturally fermented sourdough - a recipe and method handed down from Whitney’s California-native father. Fans of lunchtime at The Preservery will be pleased that lunch service is back and better than ever! We are now featuring more big, crunchy salads like the arugula and beet with Colorado quinoa, and delicious vegan fare like the muhummara and spring vegetable flatbread. For bacon lovers,

there is the B.T.E. sandwich with Niman Ranch bacon, tomato jam, pea shoot pesto and a fried egg. We now offer counter service for lunch-to-go and pick-up as well as local delivery. See you on the patio! Our calendar of weekly events now includes the Preservery + Tastings on Tuesdays featuring local distillers and brewers offering free samples to our dining guests, and Obe & Whitney at the piano and singing “on stage” for Classical Wednesdays. 3040 Blake St. | 303-298-6821 www.thepreservery.com

TAG Announces New Openings for 2017

of the day, Hashtag will feature Guard's playful interpretations of traditional breakfast dishes, fresh baked morning pastries, and a selection of creative hashes. 10155 East 29th Drive, Denver, CO 80238 Slated to open in July, FNG (short for “F’in Good”) will be a casual, neighborhood eatery in Denver’s Highlands neighborhood, just steps away from Highlands Square. FNG will be a social gathering destination and local hangout alike, and will serve a menu of Guard’s elevated interpretations of comfort food favorites. 3940 West 32nd Avenue, Denver, CO 80212 www.tag-restaurant.com

“2017 has been a whirlwind year so far – very busy, but exciting!” says Troy Guard, Chef/Owner of TAG Restaurant Group. “Along with the expansions last year, my team and I have spent months developing the new concepts for Hashtag and FNG – our new openings planned for this year. Guard's new casual breakfast joint, Hashtag, is slated to open in Stapleton’s Eastbridge Town Center in June. As a nod to the most important meal

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Arts LoDown DAM Debuts American Indian Contemporary Artist Jeffrey Gibson The Denver Art Museum (DAM) will be presenting contemporary artist Jeffrey Gibson’s first major museum exhibition, showcasing his acclaimed multi-disciplinary work from 2011 to the present. On view through Aug. 12, 2018, Jeffrey Gibson: Like a Hammer will feature about 65 objects comprising large and mid-sized figurative works, text-based wall hangings, a significant selection of his illustrious Everlast beaded punching bags, painted works on rawhide and canvas, as well as videos. "The exhibition will chronicle a pivotal moment in the artist’s career when his contemporary artistic practice converged with his Native American heritage. Jeffry Gibson is widley recognizied as and influentioal voice in conotemporary art as well as within Native American art circles, and we are eager to present his first major museum exhibition, which is bold in both color and scale,” said Christoph Heinrich, Frederick and Jan Mayer Director of the DAM. “This exhibition builds on our ongoing initiative to showcase contemporary art by American Indian artists. It is also a continuation of our emphasis on organizing monographic exhibitions, exposing, and in some cases introducing, our visitors to a single artist’s creative process.”" Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway, Denver, Colorado 80204 www.denverartmuseum.org.

Proposals for IMAGINE 2020 Fund Being Accepted Denver Arts & Venues and the Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs are now accepting proposals for the third year of the IMAGINE 2020 Fund. Applications are due Friday, June 26 at 5 p.m., and award notification will be mid-July. The funding and implementation period is August 2017 through December 2018.

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Proposals indicating collaboration among multiple groups are strongly encouraged. Proposed programs should be inspired by one or more of the seven vision elements outlined in IMAGINE 2020 – Denver’s Cultural Plan: Integration, Amplification, Accessibility, Lifelong Learning, Local Talent, Economic Vitality and Collective Leadership. City agencies, cultural institutions, businesses, entrepreneurs, civic leaders, neighborhood and community-based organizations, and individuals located in the City and County of Denver are eligible to submit an application. The IMAGINE 2020 Fund provides up to $5,000 per program. Eligible applicants can apply for programs that are new or in development since the launch of the IMAGINE 2020 Cultural Plan (Spring 2014). Programs must demonstrate a 1:1 or more match of resources including volunteer labor (valued at $20/hour), donated materials or cash. Programs must take place in the City and County of Denver, in the calendar years 2017-18 and must have a project director who will initiate, plan, implement and track the impact of the program. Projects can be independent or collaborative and reflect the applicant’s unique interpretation of the cultural plan. Full details, guidelines and the application can be found on www.ArtsandVenues.com

James Garnett Featured at Artists on Santa Fe

In Chinese philosophy, Yin and Yang describe how often opposites are complementary and connected like hot and cold, black and white, short and tall, and functional/nonfunctional when working in clay. Artists on Santa Fe's June show will feature resident artist, James Garnett, commonly known to work in the nonfunctional side of clay using the Japanese method of glaze firing called Raku. New works will be exhibited alongside his new designs in functional ware including sake sets, teapots, and trays. Using slab construction, the wheel, and extruded clay, he follows the intended rules of clean lines and form as often seen in his architecturally inspired nonfunctional vessels. Additionally, new works in painting, jewelry, photography, and ceramics by gallery artists will be exhibited. Yin and Yang will be on display June 1 through July 3. Artists on Santa Fe Gallery, 747 Santa Fe Drive,Denver, CO 80204 303-573-5903, www.artistsonsantafe.com

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Celebrate Summer! And why not look & feel your best? First Friday Artwalk July 7th | 6-9 pm Third Friday Artwalk July 21st | 5-7 pm

On the Final Friday of each month, restaurants, salon/spas, museums, galleries, hidden studios, shops and storefronts in the Golden Triangle Creative District will celebrate creativity in their spaces. Visitors will have opportunities to participate in many of the Triangle’s creative mediums, including design, beauty arts, culinary and beverage artistry, fashion, film, architecture and more!

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Arts LoDown Denver Public Art Summer Tours

Denver Public Art tours return for the 2017 summer with new sites, additional architectural focuses, and more tours offered than ever before. New tour sites include Union Station, Denver International Airport (DEN), and the Denver Public Library/ Denver Art Museum campus. “We are excited to have widened our scope in terms of the variety of public art tours we’re offering this season,” says Denver Public Art Program Administrator Brendan Picker. “Thanks to our dedicated docents, both new and returning, we have about 14 different tours this year, from the classic Cherry Creek Mural and the Downtown Denver Bicycle tours, to the newly added Union Station History and Public Art Tour.” Denver Public Art and DEN have added airport art tours this summer on Fridays, June 2, July 7 and Aug. 4, noon. This tour will highlight some of the insider secrets and behindthe-scenes stories of the airport’s art collection, one of the largest in the country. Saturdays, June 10 and 24, July 8 and 22, and Aug. 12 and 26, 10 a.m., bring the new Union Station History and Public Art Tour. This tour will not

only explore the art in the newly renovated Union Station, but will highlight some of the history of the building and its surrounding area. Sundays, June 11 and 25, July 9 and 23, and Aug. 13 and 27 at 10 a.m., Denver Public Art presents the Denver Art Museum and Denver Public Library Campus Public Art and Architecture Tour, covering the broad array of artworks near the Denver Public Library main branch and Denver Art Museum. Denver Public Art also brings back two bicycle tours: Cherry Creek Trail Urban Arts Fund Bike Tour Sundays, July 16, Aug. 13 and Sept. 10, 3 p.m., and Downtown Denver Public Art Bike Tour Sundays, June 4 and Sept. 10, 10 a.m. For more information go to www.ArtsandVenues.com

RULE Gallery Presents “Pretty Powerful” RULE Gallery is pleased to present Pretty Powerful, a group exhibition featuring work by Abigail Lucien, Amber Cobb, Anne Noggle, Jenny Sharaf, Margaret Neumann and Sarah Bowling at its Denver, Colorado location. The exhibition is co-curated by Hilary Morris (RULE Gallery) and Cydney Wilkes (Leisure Studios). The show will open with a public reception on June 23, 2017, from 6-9pm, and will be on view from June 23 through July 29, 2017. www.rulegallery.com

Pam Fortner Collection at SYNC Gallery Jenny Morgan: SKINDEEP Now Showing At MCA Jenny Morgan: SKINDEEP surveys the past decade of her painting career. The exhibition traces the development of Morgan’s distinctive style from traditional portraits made while she was in graduate school to recent works featuring bright, unconventional colors. It will also include the illustrative paintings of celebrity subjects that were commissioned for major American news publications, as well as more personal works for which the artist is best known. SKINDEEP emphasizes Morgan’s abilities as a formalist as much as it showcases her preternatural talent for realistic figuration. http://mcadenver.org

Pam Fortner’s latest exhibit entitled Inflorescence draws on her love of the organic form. Using Nature as her muse, she has created fantastic sculptures, installations and images that could only exist in her fertile imagination. Using formed paper as her primary medium, she has created works that evoke tiny flower stalks, lichen and sea creatures. Fortner has a great love for the versatility of paper. To her, it is a medium with endless possibilities. She employs a variety of methods to create her work, including wet-forming, origami, and bookbinding techniques. Her pioneering use of steel structures has allowed these forms to take on a grand scale.

Su Teatro Premiers Gustavo Otto Play

Su Teatro will present the regional premiere of Divorcees, Evangelists, and Vegetarians, a hilarious comedy about three women resisting the urge to meltdown who, in the end, will survive on the basis of their friendship and resilience. The production will take audiences on a fast-paced and upbeat celebration of sisterhood. Written by the highlyacclaimed Venezuelan playwright Gustavo Ott the play is directed by visiting director/artist Abel Lopez, will run Thursdays through Saturdays from June 8 - 25, 2017. Performances start at 7:30 p.m. with a special matinee performance Sunday June 25th. www.suteatro.org

Just as an inflorescence is a collection of many small florets that, collectively, create a larger floral statement, this exhibit combines many elements to create a larger experience. The viewer is transported to a fantastic place where they can encounter the world from a different perspective. Exhibition runs June 15 through July 15, 2017. Contact: (720) 416-8058 or www.syncgallery.com

Kirk Norlin: UpClose Photography now showing at Silvana Mondo Gallery 4420 Tennyson St. Denver CO 80212 |720.244.8034 www.KirkNorlin.com

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Health is Wealth Cyclists Ride Toward a World Free of MS

More than 3,000 cyclists are expected to raise over $3.6M to help people affected by MS at the 32nd Annual Bike MS: Colorado, a 2 day, 169-mile journey. The ride takes place on June 24 – 25 beginning in Westminster and finishing Day 1 in Fort Collins before heading back to Westminster to the finish line on Day 2. The route features beautiful views of the Rocky Mountains as cyclists ride through rural towns, farmland and the Horsetooth Reservoir. Bike MS, hosted by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, attracts nearly 100,000 participants nationwide in more than 80 rides. To date, Bike MS cyclists, volunteers, sponsors and donors have raised more than $1 billion so people affected by MS can live their best lives as MS is stopped in its tracks, restore what's been lost, and end MS forever. Bike MS includes people living with MS, their friends, families and neighbors, as well as corporate teams and individuals who are driven to support critical MS research and life-changing services for people living with MS. People living with MS can also participate in “I Ride with MS,” a special program recognizing Bike MS cyclists living with the disease. Please visit www.bikemscolorado.org.

Mayor Hancock Continues Commitment to Paris Agreement Mayor Michael B. Hancock released the following statement committing Denver to the tenets of the Paris Climate Agreement. “Let’s talk facts. The U.S. is among the top three largest emitters of greenhouse emissions who, combined, are responsible for more than half of global emissions. A decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement would threaten every American community’s health and safety, not to mention impact our global alliances. Disengagement and failure to act not only demonstrates a lack of leadership on climate change, but it forfeits substantial opportunities to boost GDP, create thousands of good paying clean energy jobs and improve health. “Climate change is a serious threat to our economy and way of life in Colorado, as we see increasing wild fires, flooding, drought and decreasing snow cover. Poor air quality and extreme

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heat impacts public health, especially our most vulnerable populations. “Denver has been a leader in combating climate change and in growing the clean energy economy. We will not back down from our commitment to address this global threat and will continue the pledge to meet the targets of the Paris Agreement even in the absence of federal leadership.” www.denvergov.org/

Xcel Company-Wide Carbon Emissions Reduced Across the Xcel Energy, Inc. eight state service area, the utility has reduced carbon emissions by 30 percent between 2005 and 2016. Looking ahead, Xcel expects to further reduce carbon emissions in the area by 45 percent compared to 2005, by 2020. Xcel credits this reduction in carbon emissions to adding wind and solar energy, encouraging energy efficiency, and closing coal-fired power plants. In 2010, Xcel’s power portfolio in Colorado was 69 percent coal, 17 percent natural gas, and 14 percent renewable energy. By 2020, Xcel has a state-mandated goal of getting 30 percent of its power from renewable resources, such as wind and solar. Xcel figures that by 2021, the Colorado power supply will be 34 percent wind, 18 percent natural gas, and 41 percent coal. By 2020, the company expects that more than 40 percent of its electricity across the eight state service area will come from renewals. Xcel is planning to spend between $3.5 billion and $4.4 billion on a push to build a network of wind farms across Colorado and six other states to further increase the percentage of power from renewals. For more information www.xcelenergy.com

Improve Your Health with this Morning Tonic What’s your morning routine? Meditation, walking the dog, jog around the track, yoga, a delicious fruit smoothie? A daily morning routine is vital to your health and well being. Here’s a morning start-up that’s easy to make and has many health benefits – a 10 ounce glass of warm water, juice of one whole lemon and a half teaspoon of Himalayan sea salt. A glass every morning can increase your immune function, decrease uric

acid to fight inflammation, improve digestion, increase hydration, and help to balance your body. It may also improve your sex life. Other known benefits include improved heart health, reduced blood pressure and control of blood sugar, and detoxification of the liver. Sound good? You bet! So how does this simple drink do all this for you? The benefits are derived from the vitamin C in the lemon juice and the essential minerals are from the Himalayan salt. A single glass every day provides vitality, health, and overall well being.

Yoga On The Plaza at Denver Union Station Join us each Saturday morning in June and July for Vinyasa Yoga in Downtown Denver! For the third year, The Oxford Club is hosting LoDo’s favorite yoga class, Yoga On The Plaza at Denver Union Station. This free class is open to the public and welcomes all skill levels - just BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat). The class, taught by Heather Scoggins, is located in front of the Terminal Bar’s Patio from 7:30am – 8:30am prior to Denver Union Station’s Farmer’s Market. After the class, Terminal Bar is offering $5 mimosas to all participants. www.oxfordclubspa.com/fitness/yoga-on-the-plaza/

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Animal Matters Denver Warning About Unattended Pets in Hot Vehicles As temperatures across Denver are expected to hit the 90’s this summer, Denver Animal Protection (DAP) and Denver Public Works (DPW)are teaming up to warn pet owners of the dangers of leaving pets unattended in hot vehicles. Since the beginning of the year, DAP has received 175 calls regarding dogs left inside vehicles during extreme temperatures. Leaving your pet in an overheated car could result in a summons for animal cruelty which can result in a fine of up to $999 and/or a year in jail. DPW Right of Way Enforcement Agents will keep an eye out for pets left unattended in hot vehicles while on patrol. “Temperatures inside of a vehicle can reach 120F in a matter of minutes, even with the windows cracked,” says Sgt. Jim Sanborn of Denver Animal Protection. “The best way to keep your pet safe during the blisteringly hot temperatures is to leave your pet at home.”

The new Colorado law that protects good Samaritans from breaking an animal or child out of a car goes into effect on August 10th. If you see a dog in a hot car, immediately call 311. Visit www.denveranimalshelter.org or follow us on www.facebook.com/ DenverAnimalShelter.

Denver Animal Shelter Offers Additional Vaccination Clinics Pet vaccinations are an essential part of ensuring the health and safety or your pet. As the number of rabid cases found in Denver and across the metro area continues to increase, Denver Animal Shelter (DAS) is offering additional clinics throughout June to help ensure pets are protected. Rabies is a viral infection that affects the nervous system of humans and other mammals. If contracted and left untreated, it is almost always fatal. Most Colorado rabies cases are found in skunks and bats but rabies can also affect other wildlife, pets and livestock.

The additional vaccination clinics will be offered in June, every Tuesday through Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at DAS (1241 W Bayaud Avenue). DAS also offers low-cost vaccination clinics every Saturday and Sunday from 9 to 11 a.m. Due to the number of rabies

cases identified in Denver’s Northwest area, a free rabies vaccination and a one-year pet license will be offered on June 17 from 9 to Noon at Cheltenham Elementary School, located at 1580 Julian St.. Cats must be in a carrier, dogs on a leash. www.denveranimalshelter.org

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- “Comfortable or Soft” contemporary home designs, furniture, and accessories are becoming increasingly popular throughout the USA. Meaning…asymmetrical and larger windows are more desired along with more color and material combinations, creating higher contrasts, particularly on more traditional homes that need updating without breaking the bank. Also “Modern Farmhouse” motif including reclaimed wood beams, barn doors, farmhouse sinks, etc. are en vogue. - Auto-smart home devices are changing our lives forever. Voice commands to control Amazon’s Alexa (and other devices) censors at different times of the day for lights, temperatures, window coverings,

- Colorado ranks #2 in the country for retirement, according to Bankrate.com based on the following criteria: healthcare quality, cost of living, low crime rates, cultural vitality, weather, taxes, and senior citizen overall wellbeing. 1590 Little Raven Street #507trying to 1401adapt Wewattato Street #PH4 - Baby Boomer focus(es) are changing and 4 Beds • 5 Baths • 4,071 SF • $3,250,000 2 Beds • 3 Baths • 2,678 SF • $2,000,000 smaller homes, simplify, and live healthier lifestyles; basically, everything has “gone on a diet”. Square footage requirements are generally reducing 20-50%! They are looking to do more outside the home (but not yardwork). Lifestyles are changing! The Boomers are believers in real estate with 80% owning their home and close to 25% owning at least one additional property such as a rental, vacation home, or land. 1590 Little Raven Street #302

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Although the majority of Boomers are downsizing, it would be relevant to point out that many are relocating to similar type spaces, or larger. Many want to accommodate family gatherings, have room for grandkids and guests, in-home offices, and want full amenity homes with more efficiency on a ranch style home.

Stay tuned for evolving3real trends and tastes. Beds •estate 3 Baths • 2,771 SF • $950,000 2 Beds • 2 Baths • 1,793 SF • $869,000 Looking at the neighborhood urban map below, it appears that sellers are still receiving 99% of their current listed price, but the number of sales are down 8% due to less inventory available. Prices are still rising and activity remains at healthy levels. 1590 Little Raven Street #904

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Changing Tastes and Trends - according to reports from the 2017 International Builder’s Show in Orlando earlier this year, along with recent surveys and research by Realtor.com, the following overviews are trending:

As a long time resident of Riverfront Park, Dena serves as a broker at LIV Sotheby's International Realty, working with - Open floor plans in general may be the most desired feature Sellers and Buyers throughout all of central Denver. that Buyers of any style are looking to enjoy such as less hallways, higher ceilings and full wall 720.233.9096 windows and •doors. Bungalows and tradidena.pastorini@sothebysrealty.com tional styles are also popular in many areas.

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Investment Homes – according to a recent National Association of Realtors (NAR) survey, 42% of investors purchased property to generate income, while almost half of vacation homebuyers bought for a family retreat or vacation use, and nearly 20% bought for future retirement plans. In both examples, projected long-term price appreciation was also an important consideration. There were over 1.1 million individual investment or second homes sold in 2016, with 19% of ALL transactions attributable to investment homes and another 12% to vacation home sales. The two most popular regions for vacation buyers were several markets in the south and west (including Colorado) where there has been increased demand, strong job growth, and low inventory, reflecting similar issues influencing the housing market overall.

- Smaller home demand is increasing for Millennials wanting to enter the real estate market and Baby Boomers looking to downsize. CONSIDERED ONE OF DENVER'S TOP PRODUCERS, FEW PEOPLE DOWNTOWN These newer and “better” homes are in KNOW short supply. Also, DENVER they areREAL ESTATE BETTER THAN DENA PASTORINI. typically very energy efficient.

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Real Estate Denver City Council Extends Mortgage Credit Program

Denver Welcomes Tallest New Office Building Downtown Since the 1980’s When 1144 15th street is completed in early 2018, it will be first and tallest Class A office tower built in the city since the mid-1980’s. At 609 feet tall, and 40 stories, it will not be the tallest of the tall buildings downtown, however. That honor goes to the Republic Plaza building which is 716 feet tall and 56 stories – making it also the tallest office building in the entire Rocky Mountain region. 1144 15th Street will be the fifth tallest downtown squeezing-in between the neighboring Four Seasons Hotel and Residences at 641 feet and the soon to be number six tallest 1999 Broadway towering over the Holy Ghost Church at 548 feet. The building, located at the corner of 15th Street and Lawrence in the Silver Triangle area of downtown, will contain 670,000 square feet – the top 27 floors will be offices, above 11 stories of parking, and two levels of mixed retail, restaurant, and a major health facility. The design features numerous angles and setbacks that, with its height, will make 1144 15th Street a landmark point of interest downtown. It will be clad in high-performance glass and aluminum with floor-toceiling windows, ten-foot ceilings, 25,000 square foot highly efficient floor plates. Hines, the developer of 1144 15th Street, is global real estate, development, and management firm with interests in several properties in downtown Denver, including 1601 Wewatta Street, the Wells Fargo Center, Dominion Towers, and 1999 Broadway . For more info, 303 932-0552 or www.1144fifteenth.com

Denver City Council has approved the 2017 Mortgage Credit Certificate Program which continues the successful 2016 program that through midApril has provided tax credits to 128 eligible program participants. Denver's 2017 Mortgage Credit Certificate (MCC) program allows qualifying borrowers to receive an annual federal income tax credit equal to 25% of the annual interest they pay on their mortgage loan ($2,000/year maximum). “Helping Denver residents achieve homeownership provides them with a solid foundation in which to build future success right here in our city,” Mayor Michael B. Hancock said. “A good home is a family’s greatest asset, and this program has been a great tool to help families make their dream a more affordable prospect.” The MCC tax credit enables a taxpayer to claim a credit against his or her annual total federal income taxes. Borrowers may choose to adjust their W-4 withholding to account for the tax-credit benefit and receive a higher net monthly income. Any excess credit from the MCC may be carried forward for up to three subsequent tax years. The program is available to qualifying borrowers who meet standard loan guidelines and specific household income limits. Participants cannot have owned a home in the past three years, unless they are a veteran or buying a home in a targeted area. Eligible low- and moderate-income home buyers can combine their tax credit with Denver’s Metro Mortgage Assistance Plus Program, also known as the Down Payment Assistance Program, which provides a 4% down payment grant in exchange for a slightly higher mortgage interest rate. Over the life of both programs, Denver has aided over 1,400 Denver- and metroarea families seeking to buy a house through Denver’s Down Payment Assis-

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Real Estate ■ Continued from page 13 tance Program and Mortgage Certificate Programs. As a result, over $300 million in mortgages have been generated through these programs. To learn more about the MCC or Down Payment Assistance Program, visit www.denvergov.org/housing.

Denver Homes Selling Fastest in the U.S. According to a survey of the spring home sales market nationally by Redfin realty, homes in Denver are selling faster than anywhere else in the country. A large portion of the homes sold here are going to contract in less than a week – averaging six days. This is down from an average of eleven days to contract last year. “Denver homes are flying off the shelves”, reports one analyst. Denver’s low average of days getting homes to contract edges out Seattle’s average of seven days, and Portland, OR and Tacoma, WA each at ten days. The survey also indicates that this fast selling trend occurring across the entire country. This spring’s national average of forty days is ten days faster than a year ago, making April the fastest month on record since 2010 when Redfin started tracking this market. For more information contact www.redfin.com

Large Mixed-Use Project Coming to Stapleton Transit Station A large mixed-use, transit-oriented development project that is expected to include up to 4 million square feet at build-out located at the RTD airport commuter rail Central Park Station in the Stapleton neighborhood is planned to break ground in early 2018 for its first phase of development. The master development plan for the overall project includes 1 million square feet of office space, 100,000 square feet of retail, 1,000 rental apartments, 400 condominium units, and a 120-room hotel. The proximity to the Central Park transit station will provide excellent access to regional and national destinations connecting via Denver International Airport and the Downtown Union Station transportation center. Other large mixed-use projects are similarly being developed at stations along the A line at 61st Avenue/Pena Boulevard and at 38th/Blake Street providing a major influx of offices and supportive retail and residential uses along the corridor. The first phase project will kick-off with a six-story, 190,000 square foot Class AA building for corporate, office, and campus users - Central Park Station One. Also to be included in phase one are 60,000 square feet of retail and 300 apartments oriented around

Tiny-Home Community for Homeless Under Construction Eleven tiny-home shelters for homeless individuals and couples are being built by neighbors, future residents, and Mennonite church volunteers under direction of Whiting Turner Contractors’ crews on-site at the corner of 38th Street and Walnut in the RiNo neighborhood. (See DENVER NEWS, April 2017.) The temporary community will house up to 14 people (including pets) in 8-foot by 14-foot homes with communal kitchen, bathroom and shower facilities also provided. The units are designed and constructed to be easily movable to other locations, if necessary. Completion of construction and occupancy is anticipated in June.

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$165 Million Luxury Apartment Project Planned in Cherry Creek The St. Paul Collection is an 164-unit, $165 million luxury, two tower apartment project located along St. Paul Street between Second and Third Avenues in the Cherry Creek neighborhood. In addition to the residential units, the project will also include 55,000 square feet of ground floor retail uses. The first tower, at 210 St. Paul Street, is expected to be completed in early 2018: the second tower at 255 St. Paul later that year. The living units will range in size from 900 square feet to 3,000 square feet with two parking spaces provided per unit; and there will be separate parking for the retail. Amenities will include a rooftop deck with pool and cabanas, a clubhouse and concierge services. The units will be priced between $2700 per month and $3000 per month. BMC Investments, the project developer, believes that the St. Paul Collection will set a new bar for luxury living in Denver. www.bmcinv.com/properties/new_developments/st-paul-collection.html a central public plaza with connections to the local and regional open space system. Phase one will be developed by Forest City Stapleton, the master developer of the nearby Stapleton residential and retail neighborhoods in north Denver. http://www.metrodenver.org/

Metro Denver Average Home Prices Up 10 % According to latest market trends, by the Denver Metro Association of Realtors (DMAR), the average price of a home in metro Denver increased 9.8 percent in May to $449,736 - for all housing types. Detached single-family houses sold for an average of $490,700; while attached homes (townhomes and condos) sold for an average of $317,082. Active listings for all housing types increased by 7.9 percent to 5,895 in May, largely due to increase in the inventory of condominiums. This increase in inventory, however, does not overcome shortages in lower price ranges - particularly listings priced below $500,000 where there is only 41 percent of listings, but 74 percent of sales. Active condo listings increased

by 16.7 percent over the year, but with only 28 percent listed under the $300,000 threshold. Active listings of single family detached houses increased 5.6 percent, but with only 3.8 percent listed under $300,000.

Re/Max Names New co-CEO Denver-based Re/Max Holdings, Inc. has named Adam Contos, who had served as the company’s Chief Operating Officer, as co-CEO with Dave Liniger effective immediately. Contos joined Re/Max in 2004. Re/Max has used the co-CEO structure in several of its CEO transitions. Appointing Adam as co-CEO will allow Liniger to focus on furthering the company’s leadership position in the industry while driving special strategic initiatives. “I’m honored to drive Re/Max forward on behalf of over 110,000 agents who represent this iconic brand by delivering exceptional service to their clients. We will continue to advance Re/Max and the real estate industry by delivering the products and services that have made our franchisees and agents so successful for the last four decades,” Contos said. www.remax.com

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JUNE 2017

Denver News Online June 2017  
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