Recently, the Denver Art Museum (DAM) has opened a new exhibit with an old artist. Featuring Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione, an artist once renowned for his beautiful and truly unique style, Castiglione: Lost Genius will be showcased on August 9th through November 8th 2015.
The Omnivore’s Dilemma, written by Michael Pollan, explores the ways America’s food is produced and consumed. Beginning with the once simple question of “What’s for dinner?” readers learn about the importance of corn in the industrial food chain, what the true meaning of organic is, and the dying art of hunting and gathering.
The birth of Ember the Bornean orangutan in October has sparked much excitement for the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and the many staff members and zoo visitors.
In Waiting for Unicorns by Beth Hautala, 12 year old Talia and her physically and mentally faraway father move from Massachusetts to Churchill, a small town hidden in the depths of the arctic. Talia is very angry that she has to spend the whole summer by herself while her father researches whales when she is alone with only a native Inuit woman and a town of strangers for company. Talia is still mourning over the recent death of her mother, but she slowly comes out of her isolation and meets livelong friends.