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First Friday is here, and so is Month of Photography 2021. There are member exhibitions at co-ops, pop-ups and gallery experiments. And In case you’ve missed it, the long-running show Robert Rauschenberg: Reflections and Ruminations is set to close on March 20.

Here’s what’s happening in and around Denver this weekend:

Kevin O’Connell: New Photographs From the Fog Journal
Through March 27
Bi-Weekly Video Series: Robischon Gallery Artists in Review
Through March 31
Robischon Gallery, 1740 Wazee Street

At Robischon Gallery, they’re trying something different for MOP 2021: Although photographer Kevin McConnell’s spooky and timeless Fog Journal series has been up in the gallery for more than a month, Robischon is also greeting MOP in its official month of March with a bi-weekly series of virtual programming

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A new art walk, an homage to Casa Bonita, lots of photography and some big nods to underrepresented artists are just a few of this week’s gallery viewing adventures. What will you fancy?

Art Attack: Eight New Art Shows and Events in Denver

Courtesy of the Five Points Atlas

Welton Street Art Walk
Welton Street Plaza, 2736 Welton Street
Wednesday, February 17, 4 to 8 p.m.

The folks behind the Five Points Atlas aim to help restore the Five Points business district on Welton Street back to its former glory by showcasing stories about Black businesses and entrepreneurs who are overlooked by the mainstream press. Now they want the public to come on down and see what’s going on by instigating the Welton Street Art Walk, a monthly event on third Wednesdays that kicks off on February 17. Expect live

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Shows celebrating Black History Month are popping all over this month, as are early additions to the Month of Photography 2021’s widening roster (MOP officially launches in March), making for a rich multicultural and photo-based First Friday weekend. But not entirely: At other galleries, it’s business as usual, which in these times is a very good thing.

Here are some of the hottest shows around town:

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Follow hip-hop legends down a thought-provoking immersive trail.

Courtesy of Rap, Race, Identity

Rap, Race, Identity: Race in Hip Hop’s America
Urbanity Gallery, 5136 East 29th Avenue
Through February 14
$25 per group of up to five people; purchase tickets and RSVP online in advance for a time slot (visit website for information about student/discounted tickets)

Race, Rap, Identity, a

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