Friday, March 17, 2023

Museum of Outdoor Arts: Call for Mural Artists

The Museum of Outdoor Arts' call for mural artists closes March 26th. If you are a Colorado muralist or know of one who would be interested in working with them, please apply. 

In 2022, MOA collaborated with Adden J to curate a group of seven Colorado-based artists to create additional Colorado wildlife murals for Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre. This year the plan is to add eight new murals to MOA's collection..

EPA joins Governor Polis at Denver elementary school to announce $3 million for innovative Climate Pollution projects

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Colorado will be receiving up to $3 million to develop innovative strategies to cut climate pollution and build clean energy economies across the state.

At the International Academy of Denver at Harrington Elementary School, EPA Regional Administrator KC Becker and Governor Jared Polis announced Colorado will be receiving the funding as a partner in EPA’s Climate Pollution Reduction Grants (CPRG) program. This program provides flexible planning resources to develop and implement climate solutions that will protect the people of Colorado from pollution and advance environmental justice.

“This is the first step in a strategic effort to help states build common-sense solutions to reduce climate pollution,” said EPA Regional Administrator KC Becker.  “Governor Polis has been a great partner and advocate for climate action, and EPA looks forward to supporting the Colorado-grown projects that will make our communities, our state, and our nation, healthier and stronger.”

“Colorado’s nation-leading work to fight for clean air and reduce emissions are part of our commitment to protect the community we love now and for generations to come. This exciting new funding supported by the majority of our federal delegation and the EPA helps to build upon our important work as we make bold progress towards achieving ambitious climate goals including 100% renewable energy by 2040, and we appreciate this federal support," said Governor Jared Polis of Colorado. 

"After years of inaction, Washington finally invested in the fight against climate change by passing the Inflation Reduction Act. This funding will help Colorado continue to lead the country in cutting pollution, addressing our climate crisis, and building a healthier future for all Coloradans," said Senator Bennet. 

“This grant helps set the groundwork for Colorado to cut emissions and build a thriving, clean energy economy,” said Senator Hickenlooper. “Finding solutions that lift up our vulnerable and low-income communities will be a win for all Coloradans.” 

“We have to do more to protect the communities that are suffering the most,” said Congresswoman DeGette. “Environmental Justice needs to be more than just a catchphrase, it needs to be our collective mission. We need all levels of government working together to ensure everyone – no matter where they live or how much money they make – is able to live and thrive in a healthy, clean environment.”

Colorado is among the 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico eligible to receive $3 million each in grant funds. Colorado will use the funds to update its existing climate action plan in collaboration with municipalities and communities across the state.   The State will also conduct meaningful public engagement on its plan, focusing on low-income and disadvantaged communities.  By summer 2023, EPA Regional Offices expect to award and administer the funding agreements.

Later this year, EPA will launch a competition for $4.6 billion in follow-up funding to implement projects and initiatives in state, Tribal and territorial climate action plans, which Colorado is eligible to receive. Colorado may use this current funding to develop strategies for using other grant, loan, and tax provisions secured by President Biden’s historic legislation, including the Inflation Reduction Act and Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, to achieve its clean energy, climate, and environmental justice goals.

President Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act includes historic funding to combat climate change while creating good-paying jobs and advancing environmental justice. Today’s announcement builds on $550 million announced earlier this month for EPA’s new Environmental Justice Thriving Communities Grantmaking program and $100 million announced earlier this year for environmental justice grants to support underserved and overburdened communities. Additionally, the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund will award nearly $27 billion to leverage private capital for clean energy and clean air investments across the country.

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

WalletHub: 1 in 2 people plan to buy less gas in 2023 + Best Gas Credit Cards

With gas prices still high and inflation putting pressure on people’s budgets, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its editors’ picks for 
2023’s Best Gas Credit Cards to help drivers save money, along with a new survey to gauge consumer sentiment.
  • Lower Gas Demand: More than 1 in 2 people plan to buy less gas in 2023 compared to 2022.
  • Pump Pain: 15% of people say high gas prices are worse than food inflation.
  • Fuel Frustration: 78% of Americans say current gas prices are too high.
  • Most Wanted Reward: Almost 3 in 4 Americans want rewards on gas more than any other type of travel purchase.
  • Mandatory Test to Get a Credit Card: 41% of Americans think each individual should have to take a test to get a credit card, just like a driver’s license.
  • Gas station rewards: 2 in 5 people believe getting a gas station credit card is worth it.
  • Best Gas Rewards Credit Card: The U.S. Bank Altitude® Connect Visa Signature® Card offers 4 points per $1 spent at gas stations, as well as at EV charging stations and on travel. New cardholders can also earn an initial bonus of 50,000 points for spending $2,000 in the first 120 days.
  • Best Gas Station Credit Card: The Speedway Credit Card is the best gas station credit card, offering 50 points / $1 spent on both gas and in-store purchases made at Speedway, as well as an initial bonus of 25,000 points after spending $500 in the first 3 billing cycles.

Are You Gay With Something To Say? Bloggers Wanted to Write About Denver's Gay Community

Are you a new or experienced writer or blogger? Do you want to be? Or maybe you're just some gay guy with something to say? Well, what better forum for you than MileHighGayGuy?

MileHighGayGuy is looking for regular and guest bloggers to write about local news and events, do music and movie reviews, or write opinion or feature pieces from a gay perspective.

These are unpaid positions but offer the opportunity to be published in Colorado's Best Gay Blog (2010, 2011, 2012 OUTstanding Awards, Denver 2012 #WebAwards), expand your audience and gain valuable experience. There's also swag available in the form of free movie and concert tickets, music, books and other cool stuff.

If interested, shoot an email over to Drew Wilson at And if you've got column or story ideas to pitch, this is the place to do it.

CITY PARK JAZZ 2023: Blues, Brass and Bootie-Shakin' Rhythms for Everyone!

City Park Jazz is a celebration of community that began in 1986 featuring only local musicians. Sunday evenings throughout the summer sees anywhere from 8,000 to 12,000 neighbors from around City Park neighborhoods — and all over Colorado —enjoying the amazing talent that calls the Centennial State home, all free of charge. A handful of carefully selected vendors and food trucks round out this festival-like atmosphere as we all celebrate the community we share.

“In our continuing tradition of exploring the incredible diversity of jazz as an art form, we’ve put together a great lineup for 2023,” says Andy Bercaw, President of the City Park Jazz Board of Directors. “We’ve got everything from soul to funk to straight-ahead to blues to Latin and more. After such a long winter, we couldn’t be more excited for another summer of sweet sounds and delicious eats at City Park Jazz!”
Our lineup this year features some of Denver’s most beloved performers, including Dotsero, Otis Taylor, and the return of the very popular Brass Band Extravaganza for the fourth straight season.

Living With Chucky Coming to VOD April 4

Cinedigm and Bloody Disgusting will premiere the horror documentary Living With Chucky on its horror streaming service SCREAMBOX and on all major digital platforms on April 4 in the US and Canada.

Living with Chucky takes an in-depth look at the groundbreaking Child’s Play franchise from the perspective of a filmmaker who grew up within it. Featuring interviews with cast and crew such as Brad Dourif, Jennifer Tilly, Alex Vincent, creator Don Mancini, and much more, this personal film recounts the dedication, creativity, and sacrifice that went into making the franchise and its long-lasting impact on the horror community.  

Shygirl Announces Deluxe Album 'Nymph_O'

Experimental pop artist Shygirl announces a deluxe edition of her critically acclaimed debut album Nymph, titled Nymph_o, due April 14th. Alongside the announcement, Shygirl drops the first taste of what Nymph_o has in store with a new version of her track "Heaven" featuring Tinashe. The song sees the two artists weave together for an ethereal and dreamy remix that showcases their vocals. The accompanying video, directed by Actual Objects, is a surreal representation of the song's otherworldly and utopian atmosphere. The track follows Shygirl's collaboration with Sega Bodega and Björk for a remix of Björk's "Ovule." Björk is also featured on Shygirl's deluxe album in addition to Arca, Erika de Casier, Eartheater and more. Full tracklisting can be found below and the deluxe album will be available on vinyl and CD as well.


The end of 2022 saw the start of the Nymph World Tour with Shygirl performing at the iconic Printworks in London, marking her biggest headline to date. Shygirl has recently wrapped performances in Berlin, Amsterdam, and Paris, and is now gearing up for the North American leg of her Nymph World Tour, which begins on March 15th in Vancouver. The 14-date run will take her to Seattle, Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto, New York City, and Atlanta, before concluding in Miami on April 15th. Tickets are on sale now HERE.

PEOPLE Exclusive: Anthony Rapp Says Baby Rai's Arrival Was the 'Light at the End of the Tunnel' Following Dark Times

Anthony Rapp was in his early 20s when he realized he wanted to become a father — but was convinced it would never happen.

"I thought it'd pass me by," he tells PEOPLE.

But nearly 30 years later, the Star Trek: Discovery actor is at ease sitting beside his partner, leadership and life coach Ken Ithiphol, and their 3-month-old son Rai Larson Ithiphol, at their home in downtown New York City.

"He's making more noise lately, just cooing and chatting," Rapp says, noting that looking into his son's eyes feels like staring into the ocean. "You just get lost, right? That's what I feel."

Little Richard: I Am Everything


Produced by Bungalow Media + Entertainment for CNN Films and HBO Max, in association with Rolling Stone Films, director Lisa Cortés’ Sundance opening night documentary LITTLE RICHARD: I AM EVERYTHING tells the story of the Black queer origins of rock n’ roll, exploding the whitewashed canon of American pop music to reveal the innovator – the originator – Richard Penniman. 

Through a wealth of archive and performance that brings us into Richard’s complicated inner world, the film unspools the icon’s life story with all its switchbacks and contradictions.  In interviews with family, musicians, and cutting-edge Black and queer scholars, the film reveals how Richard created an art form for ultimate self-expression, yet what he gave to the world he was never able to give to himself. 

Throughout his life, Richard careened like a shiny cracked pinball between God, sex and rock n’ roll. The world tried to put him in a box, but Richard was an omni being who contained multitudes – he was unabashedly everything. Directed by Lisa Cortés, LITTLE RICHARD: I AM EVERYTHING is produced by Robert Friedman, Cortés, Liz Yale Marsh and Caryn Capotosto and Executive Produced by Dee Rees.

Monday, March 13, 2023

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FIRST LOOK: Season Three of Hulu's "Only Murders in the Building"


Check out the first look at season three of Hulu's acclaimed original comedy series, "Only Murders in the Building." This season's first teaser aired last night during the 95th Oscars and shows a sneak peek at guest star and Oscar-winner Meryl Streep in the new season. "Only Murders in the Building" season three is coming soon.

Stonewall Democrats of Colorado Reorganization Meeting Tuesday

Stonewall Democrats reorganization meeting this Tuesday, March 13.


LGBTQ Gen Z Road Trip Comedy EGGHEAD & TWINKIE Treks to the UK for International Premiere

CanBeDone Films and Orange Cat Films are proud to present 
Egghead & Twinkie, writer/director Sarah Kambe Holland's deeply personal coming-of-age comedy about the joys and pains of coming out of the closet. Egghead & Twinkie debuts 16 March at BFI Flare: London LGBTQIA+ Film Festival.

Made by and for Gen Z, Egghead & Twinkie stars Sabrina Jie-A-Fa as the titular Twinkie (The Corrupt Half) and Louis Tomeo as Egghead (Every Witch Way, 9-1-1), with a strong supporting cast including Asahi Hirano (Saintly, Save Me a Dance), Ayden Lee (social media personality @actually.ayden), J. Scott Browning (The Right Stuff, I Am Frankie), Kelley Mauro (A Christmas Karen), Steven Lane (Burn Notice, Queen of the South), and Roger Greco (David Makes Man, Murder by Numbers).

Ahead of the release of the film, Holland shared her thoughts, “I came up with the idea for Egghead & Twinkie six years ago, shortly after coming out to my parents. Since then, the film has won over the hearts of thousands on TikTok, amassed an incredible cast and crew, and survived a global pandemic. While it’s been a long journey to get to this point, I am beyond excited to celebrate our international premiere at such an incredible event for LGBTQ+ cinema as BFI Flare!”

Craig Ferguson: The Fancy Rascal Tour

Comedy Works Entertainment proudly welcomes
 CRAIG FERGUSON: THE FANCY RASCAL TOUR to Boulder Theater on Friday, August 18 at 7:30pm. Tickets are $39.50 – $49.50 plus applicable fees. A limited number of VIP packages are available at point of purchase. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 17th at 10am. Tickets can be purchased online at

The wildly popular Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson ran on CBS for ten years and remains a cult favorite on YouTube racking up millions of views every year on fan posted bootleg clips.  

Ferguson has achieved notable success on the North American comedy circuit and has performed to sold-out theaters all across the country, including Carnegie Hall and Radio City Music Hall. He has five widely acclaimed stand-up comedy specials: “A Wee Bit O’ Revolution” which premiere in 2009 on Comedy Central; “Does This Need to Be Said” in 2011 on EPIX and Comedy Central; “I’m Here to Help” in 2013 on Netflix, which earned him a Grammy nomination for Best Comedy Album; “Just Being Honest” in 2015 on EPIX, which earned him a second Grammy nomination for Best Comedy Album; and “Tickle Fight” in 2017 on Netflix and the six part stand up/docu-series “Hobo Fabulous” on Amazon in 2020. 

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

The Manatomy Awards recognize the past year’s naked male achievements in film and TV

In celebration of Sunday’s Academy Awards, Mr. Man proudly presents the Manatomy Awards: the only award ceremony to recognize the past year’s naked male achievements in film and TV. Often referred to as the nude Oscars, the big screen winners at this year's Manatomy Awards include Harry Styles who made his nude debut in My Policeman and “Best Butt” winner Chris Hemsworth for his nude scene in Thor: Love and Thunder.  “Best Picture” is awarded to the Hong Kong film, Apostles, and Antonio Banderas wins the coveted “Lifetime Achievement Award” for his fourteen nude roles spanning three decades.  He follows last year’s winner, Ryan Reynolds

Small screen titles once again dominate this year’s Manatomy Awards.  HBO Max wins the “Best TV Show” award for Minx.  Also, the second season of it series, The White Lotus, wins awards for its full-frontal scene starring Stefano Gianino and for one of the most talked about scenes of the year, Leo Woodall’s shocking sex scene with Tom Hollander.

Paramount Plus’s Queer as Folk wins “Best Rebooty” and Netflix takes home honors for Jackass 4.5 and Evan Peters’ strip-down scene in Dahmer.

Hulu wins multiple awards for its series, Euphoria, including “Best Nudecomer” for Henry Eikenberry’sshower scene.  Also, its series, Welcome to Chippendales, wins “Best A-List Gay Scene” for the graphic romp in bed between actors Murray Bartlett and Andrew Rannells.  This is the second year in a row that Mr. Bartlett wins the “Best Gay Scene” award.  He won last year for his scene with Lukas Gage in The White Lotus.  

Josh O’Connor, best known for playing Prince Charles in The Crown, wins “Best Full Frontal” for his scene in the independent romance film, Mothering Sunday.

Several men over 50 take home awards in 2023, including Mark Wahlberg for his nude scene in Me Time, adult film star John Strong for the independent film, Pleasure, and Morris Chestnut wins the “Best Nude Over 50” award for his role in The Best Man: The Final Chapters.