Westword's Thirty Reasons to Go to RiNo's Colorado Crush 2016

Westword's Thirty Reasons to Go to RiNo's Colorado Crush 2016

It's Friday, and that means the weekend awaits in all of its colorful glory. And events don't get more colorful than Colorado Crush 2016. In case you missed our previous coverage, RiNo is hosting a huge street-art event over the next two days with 75 artists, 55 of which are local, repainting sanctioned walls in the area around the 2400 to 3400 blocks of Larimer Street, all under the eyes of Crush founders Jonathan Lamb and Robin Munro, as well as Tracy Weil, River North Art District co-founder and chair.

Many of the artists have been painting all week, creating these thirty really good reasons to check out Crush weekend. 

 

Crush brings new street art to RiNo

Crush brings new street art to RiNo

RiNo’s annual street art event, The Crush, is back to transform the neighborhood into an urban art safari with vibrant, new murals this fall. From Sept 12 through Sept 18, local and international artists will descend on RiNo for one week of painting, ultimately resulting in the creation of nearly 100 new murals throughout the area.

Colorado Crush, RiNo's Annual Street-Art Celebration, Announces Dates, Artists

Colorado Crush, RiNo's Annual Street-Art Celebration, Announces Dates, Artists

"When September rolls around, it's Colorado Crush month in RiNo. The graffiti and street-art centered event, called Crush for short, will bring local and international artists, live painting, food and drink, b-boys and plenty more to the neighborhood on September 17 and 18. From the 2700 block of Larimer Street, Crush will work its way up the alleyway, taking on concrete canvases within a ten-block radius. The repainting will start on September 12, culminating in live-painting and the final reveal."

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Volunteers needed for Denver Street Art Event

Volunteers needed for Denver Street Art Event

Denver's largest street art event is looking for volunteers to assist in preparations for the upcoming event. Volunteers will help make way for new art in the River North(RiNo) neighborhood of North Denver. Volunteers are needed to prime and paint over last year's murals and to serve as artists' aides as they create their masterpieces.

Crush 2016 Officially Announced

Crush 2016 Officially Announced

Mark your calendars, The Crush is coming back to the streets of RiNo this fall to cover the neighborhood in colorful, creative murals once again. From September 12-18, over 40 local, national, and international artists will descend on the north Denver neighborhood to convert the ancient brick, concrete, and refurbished industrial buildings into vibrant canvases during the area's signature annual street art event.