By Jan McNutt
The first festival to put on your calendar is the summer opener, the 14th Annual Downtown Denver Arts Festival, at the Denver Pavilions on the 16th Street Mall, Friday, May 25 through Monday, May 28.
The DDAF is a popular show which began on the sidewalks of the Denver Center for Performing Arts fourteen years ago. With high hopes and obstacles overcome through the years, this unique show has thrived and managed, against festival odds, to create a distinctive personality while still drawing the best of the best artists. Amid immense competition it has continued to elevate and capture the essence of Colorado art and artists and, for the first time in its history, the 2012 DDAF will also showcase a wonderful selection of juried national artists. (more…)