A Month of Laughs at Comedy Works

A Month of Laughs at Comedy Works

If laughter is the best medicine, then you’ll get a good dose of it from the August list of upcoming shows at Comedy Works, one of the top five best comedy clubs in the United States according to USA Today.

laughTrue to its reputation of inviting only the best talents in the stand-up business, Comedy Works features popular comedians Robert Kelly, Wendy Liebman, Craig Shoemaker, Charlie Murphy, Bret Ernst, John Heffron, Adam Cayton-Holland, and Brian Regan. To catch the schedule of your favorite comedian, you can refer to the online calendar.

But Comedy Works is not just for established comedians; it also gives breaks to aspirants wanting to get a foot in the industry. If you enjoy discovering up-and-coming performers, don’t miss New Talent Night, a weekly showcase of newbies trying out their routines, some for the very first time.

Aside from these shows, there are many other Denver events. You’ll never run out of interesting activities to do, and that’s exactly what makes the city a great place to live in. If you’re thinking of moving to Denver, I can help you find the best home, so don’t wait long! Contact me, Realtor Ann Meadows, at 303-478-1201.

Get Ready for the Denver Cherry Blossom Festival

Get Ready for the Denver Cherry Blossom Festival

Denver is a great place for entertainment because the events are very diverse. They include everything from comic festivals to restaurant week. With spring and the accompanying warmer weather Denver’s events have taken a turn for the outdoors. One of the first to take place this spring is the Cherry Blossom Festival.

cherryThe Cherry Blossom Festival is an event celebrating Japanese American Culture, and is named for the Japanese Cherry Blossom which is famous for its beautiful, yet short-lived blooms. A few of the events you can catch at this year’s festival include martial arts, Taiko drumming, dancing and singing. It will also feature some great eats. This year you can enjoy teriyaki, sake and a large beer garden featuring an assortment of drinks.

The experience wouldn’t be complete without souvenirs. Vendors will be on hand selling handmade jewelry, vintage kimonos, origami umbrellas and home decor items that will you can incorporate Japanese culture into your home. 

If you are interested in attending here’s what you need to know:

  • Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23
  • Held in LoDo at Sakura Matsuri, which is located on Lawrence and bordered by 19th and 20th streets.
  • FREE Admission

Since the Cherry Blossom Festival is completely free there is even more reason to take the family out for a day of fun and warm weather.

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Denver Offers Some of the Top Golf Courses in the Nation

Denver Offers Some of the Top Golf Courses in the Nation

Golf enthusiasts looking to play in Denver will have no problem finding top courses, according to a recent report from Golf Digest. It’s not surprising given the stunning scenery, not to mention the city being an all-around pleasant place to live year-round. So who takes top honors?

Just outside of Denver, The Country Club at Castle Pines makes the list. Highlights here include a Jack Nicklaus signature course surrounded by picturesque pine trees and panoramic views. The 18-hole championship course appeals to golfers of all levels thanks to features such as elevated greens, rolling contours and Pike’s Peak, Mt. Evans and Long’s Peak just in the background. Clinics and classes are available to those who want to improve their game.

golfAnother contender for top course is the Cherry Hills Country Club, which will host the BMW Championship in 2014. Featuring a 7,000-plus-yard layout designed by great golf architect William Flynn, the course built back in 1922 has its fair share of historic moments including Arnold Palmer winning the US Open here back in 1960. Other greats such as Phil Mickelson and Ralph Guldahl have played here. Today, visitors enjoy playing along the tree-lined fairways, challenging holes and more.

Cherry Hills Country Club

Cherry Hills Country Club

Along with an array of attractions such as these distinguished golf courses, Denver offers residents an attractive destination to live and work. If you are thinking of buying or selling a home in the Denver area, Ann Meadows is your trusted resource for real estate. Contact her at 303-478-1201 for additional details.

The Denver Comic Con Blasts Off This May

The Denver Comic Con Blasts Off This May

comicIt’s no surprise that Denver was named among the best cities, as all sorts of interesting events come our way. If you’re a comic enthusiast, you’ll be happy to know Denver Comic Con launches this May. Among the most popular Denver events, this year’s comic con is sure to please.

Guests of honor at the event include Colorado-native Dee Bradley Baker who has voiced characters for the critically acclaimed series Phineas and Ferb and other series such as Star Wars:The Clone Wars and SpongeBob SquarePants. George Takei of Star Trek fame will also be making an appearance. This year’s guest of honor is Stan Lee, creator of numerous characters for Marvel Comics including Spiderman.

The event will take place May 31 through June 2 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. Tickets for Denver Comic Con can be purchased online and it should be noted that proceeds for the event will go towards after school programs that teach socio-economically disadvantaged children to read using comic books. Three-day passes for adults start at $50, teens 11-16 receive a discount and children under 10 are free.

Guests will have the opportunity to visit various panels, a video game room and have various photo-op and autograph opportunities.

If Denver events have you thinking about buying a home in the area, check out our Denver real estate property search to get a feel for the Denver real estate market and call 303-478-1201 to speak with a seasoned real estate professional about properties in the area.

Image: Denver Comic Con Twitter

Get Your Art Fix with Hilos and Fuera de La Frontera

Get Your Art Fix with Hilos and Fuera de La Frontera

The Denver art scene is the place to be this winter. Two different art shows are heating up the cold Denver winter and engaging art enthusiasts with vibrant pieces, historical works, and the spirit of Latin America. 

Fuera de la Frontera Housed at the McNichols Building in Denver’s Civic Center, this exhibit features works from Colorado’s foremost Latino artists. It also celebrates the reopening of the Civic Center as a public events center. The exhibit celebrates the spirit of Latino artists, regardless of medium. You will find a variety of works including graffiti art, pop art, sculpture, photography, acrylic, and a floor to ceiling three dimensional installation.

Hilos This exhibit celebrates fine and folk Latino art from across the centuries and portrays a narrative of evolving cultures. You’ll notice that the stark white walls of typical art exhibits are traded for deep yellows and golds in a nod to the richness of the artifacts and art. There are historical artifacts dating back hundreds of years and works from more legacy artists such as Diego Rivera and Jose Luis Cuevasand, and contemporary artists David Correa and Annie Lopez.

Art lovers know that Denver is an excellent place to enjoy art and our galleries and museums are committed to providing a variety of exhibits and fascinating shows that engage and unite the art community. If you are interested in moving to the art-rich city of Denver contact Ann Meadows at 888-860-1931.