Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway, Denver, 303/640-4433. $4.50-$6. Featuring Retrospectacle: 25 Years of Collecting Modern and Contemporary Art, through Aug. 17. West Point/ Points West, through July 21. Tickets on sale at the Museum and on-line at www.denverartmuseum.org.
Edge Gallery, 3658 Navajo St., Denver. Open Fri. 7-10 p.m., Sat. and Sun. 1-5 p.m. Featuring EDGEucation, an exhibition of current and former students. Through June 15. Call 303/477-7173.
Foothills Art Center, 809 15th St., Golden. 35 Anniversary Exhibition features 27 painters and sculptors in four different styles, also Contemporary Jananese Quilts. Through July 6. Mon.-Sat., 10-5 p.m.; Sun. 1-5 p.m. 303/279-3922.
Fremont Center for the Arts, 505 Macon Ave., Cañon City, Gallery hours: Sat., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring Richard Dahlquist, Susan Kane and Rudl Mergelman through June 28. Reception Friday, June 6, 5 7 p.m. Call 303/794-9434 for more.
The Gallery, 132 W. Ryus, in La Veta. May 3 - June 21. Sat. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tues. and Thurs. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. La Veta Photography Show, The juried and judged show includes more than 90 quality photos by 35 photographers from throughout the United States are represented in show. Free. 719/742-3074.
comedyJim Gaffigan, Comedy Works, 1226 15th St., Denver. June 5 6, Thurs., 8 p.m., Fri.8 p.m. and 10 p.m., Sat., 6:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Sun., 8 p.m. For more, 303/595-3637.
literary events Presentation and Booksigning, Tattered Cover Bookstore LoDo, Anthony Bourdain, whose books include Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly and A Cook's Tour will read from and sign his new novel The Bobby Gold Stories. Mon., June 2, 7:30 p.m.
Presentation & Booksigning, Tattered Cover Bookstore Cherry Creek, Calvin Trillin will discuss and sign his wonderful new book Feeding a Yen: Savoring Local Specialties from Kansas City to Cuzco, a delightful reminder of why New York magazine called him "our funniest food writer."Wed., June 4, 7:30 pm
recreation Clear Creek Adventure Festival, Lions Park, Golden. Includes rafting, kayaking, K-9 races, chili cook-off. Free. Fri., May 30 Sun., June 1. Call 303/989-7194 or visit www.rapidpulse.com.