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Day two of Vail Film Festival highlights diverse range of filmmakers, subjects

Day 2 - April 6 The second day of the festival dawned gray and with a steady rain that would continue not only throughout the day, but right on through the evening. While this doesn’t make … more

Earth Day events encourage activist attendees

There’s a lot that separates and divides people, and it seems like the list is ever-growing — everything from religion to politics and economic status. But there’s one thing everyone has in … more

Sharing the stories of women

The State of Colorado was the first state in the union to enfranchise women by popular vote, and in 1894, Colorado became the first state to elect women to the state Legislature. In other words, … more

Radio players resurrect ‘Henry Aldrich’

A local troupe will resurrect an old radio play for a Westminster audience, retelling the classic story of a guy, his best friend and a night when everything goes wrong. The Advent Radio Players will … more

Check into Denver native’s ‘Apartment 212’

For a long time, I was one of those people who wrote off horror films as cheap scares or excuses to get as gory as possible. But once you study what a good horror film can be, it becomes obvious the … more

Planting seeds for opera appreciation

Even opera singers understand that their artform of choice can be easy to make fun of at times, even if the things people assume about opera are wrong. “People think operas are impossible to … more

Arvada Center showcases Miller’s troubled American family

Lynne Collins, director of Arvada Center’s Arthur Miller production “All My Sons,” writes that she considers “All My Sons” to be “his most American, most honest and most perfect play.” … more

Tension and wit play out on Lakewood theater stage

Michael Duran’s delightful blocks/games-like set at the newly located Bench at 40 West Theatre in Lakewood suggest child’s play as lights dim and one tunes into Alex Wheeler (Adrian Egolf), … more

Past pays off in Arvada Center exhibit

So many artists first discovered their talent and passion for the arts in school. That might have been in the arts module during elementary school, or maybe a ceramics class in high school. That was … more

Shining a light on the season

Even though Grace Ramírez is a Denver native and works for the City of Denver, it’s still a thrill to see downtown and the Denver City and County Building all lit up for the season. “It’s been … more

Going beyond English for all inclusive libraries

During the first few years after Gloria Pérez-Álvarez moved from Guadalajara, Mexico, to the U.S. in Jefferson County, she would only venture out into the community for necessary errands such as to … more

Out on the town with furry friends

On any given sunny day in Colorado, take a trip down Olde Wadsworth Boulevard in Arvada, Washington Avenue in Golden, or Main Street in Littleton, and the same thing can be seen. A sight that hikers … more

Local theater group brings show on the road

When Janine Kehlenbach started her theater company, 11 Minutes, six years ago the goal was to connect people. “The reason I always wanted to do theater was because I think we live in a time where … more

At the hop

Hundreds showed up at Westminster’s Walnut Golf Preserve March 24 for a decidedly adult-themed Easter celebation, featuring an elaborate Easter bonnet contest, an Easter Egg hunt scramble for … more

Move along: City aims to evict arts group from downtown location

A Westminster arts group is not homeless yet, but the city has given them until June 1 to find a new headquarters. Ann Holly, member of the South Westminster Arts Group, said it could be the end of … more

Hitchcock hilarity at Miners Alley

Alfred Hitchcock is one of the most important names in cinematic history, and is responsible for some of Hollywood’s most iconic films — titles like “Psycho,” “Rear Window,” “Vertigo” … more

Fly fishing show highlights a rising sport

Fly fishing isn’t Part of the show, it IS the show!” That is what the show’s promotional materials proclaim and that makes the Jan. 5-7 event at the Denver Mart, 58th Avenue and I-25, such a … more

#Oz4ACause: Legacy drama department gives back

Legacy High School is practicing more than just lines and songs with its upcoming spring musical “The Wizard of Oz.” The school’s drama department is practicing goodwill by teaming up with a … more

Traffic box mural project needs artists

Local artists are invited to think Outside the Box to help transform Thornton’s traffic utility boxes from functional infrastructure into colorful and inspired works of art. Fifteen artists or … more

Agency seeks artist to create large-scale mural

Large-scale outdoor art that has a strong visual impact is being sought for the Margaret Carpenter Park Amphitheater. The Thornton Arts, Sciences and Humanities Council will commission an artist who … more
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