There’s No Pussy-Footing in Burlesque

Pussy. I did not expect a poem hailing the virtues of the pussy at Vivienne Vavoom’s burlesque performance at Museo de las Americas last night.   “Life is because of the pussy,” Lady Speech’s poem we...

Editor’s Letter: August

It’s just the beginning of August and already clothing stores are sending out fall catalogues and changing their retail windows from scenes of beach-play to those of crisp leaves, sweaters and corduroy pants. S...

Unmasking Burlesque

When I wrote about Museo de las Americas’ Cara a Cara exhibit in June, I never imagined I would be back to partake of a burlesque class there. Yes, you read that right: burlesque. At a museum. Wait, doesn’t tha...

Rick Griffith: Genius MATTERs

Have you ever felt dumb talking to someone? Not dumb because you couldn’t follow their train of thought or the content of the conversation, but dumb because you knew that the person with whom you were speak...

Up, Up and Away

Airports are not in my daily thoughts. For me, they serve only as transportation hubs between point A and B and back again. In fact, I probably spend more time worrying about the amount of traffic on my way...

DIY: Kayleen McCabe

At first glance, Kayleen McCabe looks like any other girl: She’s wearing a green dress that wraps around her neck, her long brown hair falling loosely around her shoulders, and she sits poised at a café tab...

Editor’s Letter: July

Summer in Colorado is to our art and culture scene what the blonde cheerleader in high school is to the girl with glasses, headgear and neck brace: a nuisance, a pain in the butt, a taunting, teasing distractio...

YSL: The Surprise of the Year

Photo courtesy of Denver Art Museum It seemed like the world of haute-couture was finally at our fingertips the day Denver Art Museum announced that the Yves Saint Laurent: A Retrospective exhibit was comin...

Behind the Mask

The Santa Fe Art District is full of hidden gems that offer far more than free wine   and cheese on First Friday outings. “You can truly have a vacation of the mind if you just know where to go,” says Ma...

A letter from the culture desk

Imagine my inflated sense of self importance as I, the new culture editor for 303 Magazine, attended a panel discussion on the role that art and culture play in a community. (An entire panel on my topic of expe...

Raise the Roof: Elevated Block Party

What better way to spend a Thursday evening than at a block party with your neighbors and friends? What if that block party was on the roof of the Denver Film Center/Colfax and offered stunning views of the...