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Moving Pictures: Exit Through the Gift Shop

Spoiling the plot of this documentary would be a crime more severe than the supposed vandalism it depicts, but, rest assured, it's a reel doozie. The cast includes Shepard Fairy, most famous for the Obama stencil he's allegedly being sued over, Banksy (whose mysterious identity remains intact) and a number of other notable graf artists including Space Invader and LA-based newcomer Mr. Brainwash, who was recently commissioned to do a Warhol-like piece for one of the biggest pop artists on the planet....
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Road Trippin’: Electric Daisy Carnival

Rolling Stone is a rock among print publications. It's also one of the few that I actually subscribe to. Comprehensive music industry coverage and no-holds-barred political reporting is a recipe that regularly sates my IQ appetite. Imagine my surprise when the newest issue arrived--and I found myself inside it....
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Stage Advice: Reefer Mania

Pot is hot. Especially in The Mile High. Captain Obvious strikes again. But if you thought pot was hot before, wait til you get a load of weed-themed striptease. Reefer Mania, the self-described “Vaudevillesque Pot Opera” now playing at Five Points' Crossroads Theatre, takes pot's hotness to another level....
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Body Language: pH7 Pilates

Joseph Pilates never had a sex change. While it remains a popular misconception that Pilates is primarily for women, its inventor was, in fact, a man. Not any mere man either, Pilates was a boxer, a circus performer and a self-defense trainer. He could’ve probably kicked most of our @$$-es if he’d wanted to. Thankfully, his boxing opponents’ @$$-es were the only ones he wanted to kick in the literal sense. His Pilates students? Their @$$-es only got kicked in the anaerobic sense. And so can yours (in a good way). Not by its inventor, mind you (Pilates passed away in 1967), but by any number of his living disciples. Denver’s own Cher Aslor, of Capital Hill’s pH7 Pilates, is among them....
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Aural Pleasure: Lukos (& Yoga) @ DAM

Tonight, April 30, Gabe Ratliff AKA Lukos will soundtrack a yoga class at The Denver Art Museum. Satori-C will be on hand to tag team. Given that “satori” is a Japanese Buddhist term for “enlightenment”, it seems fitting. And marrying an ancient discipline like yoga with a modern musical genre like electronica seems appropriate for such a cutting-edge art museum....