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ColorDance: Celebrate Boulder Arts Week with Ozo

ColorDanceCome Celebrate First Friday and Boulder Arts Week with good coffee and beautiful art. You are invited to Khiri’s first public art opening in Boulder, CO at Ozo on Arapahoe! The pieces in this show were created through playing with a wide variety of materials and mediums such as acrylic, watercolor, found objects, and handmade papers. Through an intuitive process, focused on being in the moment and having fun, the show will include boldly colorful multimedia paintings and sculptures.

Ozo’s April Art Show ColorDance with local artist Khiri Lee

On display April 2nd-31st; Meet & Greet is 4-6pm on April 7th
5340 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80303

Khiri Lee is an artist, dancer, painter, faerie, educator, poet, seamstress, street performer, and all around renaissance woman. You can learn more about her at www.khirilee.com.

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Ozo Coffee & Boulder Beer Collaboration

Join us at the Pub for a special beer release and countdown to St. Patrick’s Day party!

We will be tapping Irish Blessing, an Oak-Aged Coffee Stout brewed with an abundance of black and chocolate malts for a bittersweet chocolate finish.

Boulder Beer collaborated with local roasters at Ozo Coffee Company to determine the perfect roast to complement the stout, choosing the OZO Blend to use in the brew adding earthy, roasted coffee flavors to the beer. Boulder Beer then aged the Irish Blessing in Jameson Irish Whiskey soaked oak, imparting the finishing touches of whiskey and wood!

Rumor has it that an Irish themed jokes and toasts competition will also take place. Slainte!

Click here to RSVP on Facebook!

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Thursday Night Throwdown 2/2/17

Ready to flaunt your barista skills? Join us for a Thursday Night Throwdown on Feb. 2nd.
When: Thursday, 2.2.17 (Groundhog day), sign-up starts at 6p, 1st pour at 7:00p
Where: Ozo Coffee Co. Longmont – 1232 S. Hover Rd. – Longmont, CO
Deets: $5 buy in, winner takes all, bracket style. Prizes for 2nd and 3rd place.  Lite snacks and libations.
Additional prizes from: Baratza, Aerobie, Frieling, Topo Designs, Fjallraven, Goorin Bros., Organic Bliss, FATE Brewing Company, Parry’s Pizzeria and Bar & More!
Questions? Email Greg (at) OzoCoffee.com to learn more!
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New Art from Maye Cordero at Ozo Arapahoe This Month

Garitas Art Opening

Mayrelis “Maye” Cordero is a Graphic Designer and Creative Photographer recently established in Boulder, CO from her native San Juan, Puerto Rico. Back in 2008, Maye got a combined Bachelor Degree in Communications and Photography. And most recently in 2011 she finished with honors a Media Design Master of Fine Arts at Full Sail University, Florida.

In the collection Garitas she presents us a selection of images from her native San Juan, Puerto Rico, specifically the military stronghold from the fourteenth century. Garitas (little shelters) were the outposts of protection for the island against attacks by sea and by land. Today, Garitas are a landmark of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.

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New Coffee Classes Announced!

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We are happy to announce a new run of coffee classes for the public, including a new course, Fundamental Barista Skills.

INTRODUCTION TO COFFEE:  We will explore the history and origins of coffee, the fundamentals of coffee growing and processing, shipping and importing, roasting, and tasting. The price is $65, and includes a pound of coffee!

INTRODUCTION TO BREWING CONCEPTS: This class will cover the fundamentals of brewing great coffee. We will discuss the most important variables to address when dialing in your brew set up, such as dose, grind, temperature, and contact time. We will also visit best practices for the french press, paper filter pour-over, and automatic brewer techniques. The price is $95, and includes a pound of coffee. Also, attendees of this class will receive a 15% day-of-class discount on brewing equipment!

FUNDAMENTAL BARISTA SKILLS: This much awaited course is designed to teach the basic skill set necessary to create quality espresso beverages. This is an intensive course with lots of practical skill building, theory and detailed content.The price is $125, and includes a pound of coffee! We will cover:

  • Best practices for step by step espresso preparation.
  • Components of quality espresso, and how to taste them.
  • Proper milk steaming techniques.
  • Espresso machine and grinder essentials and care.

Go to ozocoffee.com/events to sign up for classes or email updates!