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By Liz Black

‘In a Previous Life’ & ‘Remnants’ Opening Reception, May 18

Next Gallery, 6851 W. Colfax Ave., Unit B, is pleased to present Barbara Gal’s exhibition, “In a Previous Life,” and Carolyn Berry’s exhibition, “Remnants,” opening with a reception Friday, May 18, from 6 to 10 p.m. Both women use photography and collage techniques to evoke memories and a sense of time and place.

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Spring Succulent Workshop, May 24

Come gain a new appreciation of the positivity of plants in 40 West Arts’ spring-inspired Spring Succulent Workshop, Thursday, May 24, from 5 to 7 p.m. We will walk through the steps of repotting succulents and learn basic succulent care. All plants and materials will be provided. This workshop is open to all ages. The workshop takes place at Lamar Station Crossing, 6150 W. 13th Ave.

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West Side Brewery Bike Loop, May 26

The first official West Side Brewery Bike Loop returns Saturday, May 26, at noon! Bike to WestFax Brewing Company, Joyride Brewing Company, Hogshead Brewery and Seedstock Brewery the last Saturday of each month through September for $1 off below a pint per brewery, a free beer, plus other shwag and giveaways. Roll over to each brewery in style with a pack of like-minded-biking-beer-lovers.

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District Art Walk and ArtLine Block Party, June 1

Mark your calendars for First Friday, June 1 and help us #launchtheline! Join the ArtLine opening and experience interactive art, live music, creative activities, food trucks, a dinosaur flash mob (yes, we said dinosaur flash mob!) and a bike parade to unearth dinosaur art on the ArtLine. Held in conjunction with the 40 West District Art Walk, this will be an event to remember! Have a dinosaur costume (or willing to buy or make one)? We're looking for as many 'dinosaurs' as possible to join in the fun and the flash mob. Takes place 5 to 8 p.m., throughout the district.

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Arts and Revelry at RMCAD – Inspire Arts Week, June 1

Community members of all ages are invited to join Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design, 1600 Pierce St., in a night of merriment and celebration of the arts, Friday, June 1, from 5 to 8 p.m. Visit our historic campus, located along the newly launched 40 West ArtLine, to enjoy food and drinks, explore our galleries, watch student performances, and get excited about INSPIRE Arts Week.

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