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2014-04-21 16:23:49

Hotel packages including VIP tickets now available DENVER, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Denver Botanic Gardens will present the Rocky Mountain region's first outdoor exhibition of artwork by celebrated American artist Dale Chihuly. His dramatic sculptures will be on view June 14 - November 30, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140421/76812 Chihuly is credited with revolutionizing the Studio Glass movement and elevating the perception of the glass medium from...

2014-03-24 12:29:02

DENVER, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Colorado Convention Center, already known for its innovative public art that includes the 40-foot high Blue Bear peeking into the building, just added eight new pieces to its permanent collection. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140324/DC89353 The additions are the result of a public-private partnership between the City & County of Denver and the convention center's management firm, SMG, which commissioned the $235,000 project....


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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