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Stories on Stage on screen

Never underestimate the power of a good story. They can provide comfort, particularly during challenging times like the one the world is currently living through. So, it’s with a sigh of relief … more

‘Twice as Less Not Perfect’ aims for connection

One of the most common pieces of advice couples receive at weddings is a reminder that marriage, like any long-term relationship, isn’t always easy. What is easy is for people in these … more

‘Winter Counts’ offers insights, excitement

With a tough-guy narrator, Virgil Wounded Horse, who functions as an enforcer/vigilante on the Rosebud Reservation, south metro Denver area author David Heska Wanbli Weiden leads a reader through a … more

Walls can talk — From COVID-19 to Black Lives Matter, street art thriving in the Denver area

When Denver muralist Austin Zucchini-Fowler came up with the idea to create a mural depicting an angel-winged nurse in a fighter’s stance wearing boxing gloves last April, he did not imagine the … more

Spin a mystery in six words

One of the most famous things Ernest Hemingway ever wrote is only six words long: “For sale: Baby shoes. Never worn.” Packed into those few words is a whole story of life and heartbreak, and that … more

Finding the Common Ground at Walker Fine Art

People are coping with the loss of the summer of 2020 in many ways, but there’s a reason that so many are finding their solace in the natural world - there’s often a comfort and peace in nature … more

'Victoria Longwood' water lilies at Hudson Gardens in Littleton are a pretty big deal

The Water Gardens and surrounding ponds at Hudson Gardens in Littleton display more than 140 varieties of aquatic plants, which serve as a cover for a variety of minnows, tadpoles and other small … more

My name is... Doug Hall

I’m originally from Kentucky. I was raised in small town about 80 miles south of Louisville. I met a young lady through a friend’s sister. The young lady’s father was in the U.S. Army at Ft. … more

New miniature home, more big fun

While a pandemic isn’t the optimal time for the Denver Museum of Miniature Dolls & Toys to reveal their new home, that isn’t stopping them from celebrating their reopening after two years. … more

Denver area dance teachers learn to think on their feet

Instructors at the Parker Dance Academy are getting better at using their words. Studio director Lexie Steinhauser has danced and taught dance for years. But even she struggled when it came to … more

'Vibrant Bounty' at Littleton Museum offers rich glimpse into culture

New at the Littleton Museum — and clearly worth more than one visit — is a collection of Chinese folk art from the Shaanxi Province called “Vibrant Bounty.” It will engage art lovers from 8 … more

They’re all good puppers at Museum of Nature and Science

People love dogs. A lot. Take a walk down any street in the metro area, pop a squat at almost any patio or take any trail, and you’re bound to meet a pooch or two. Which makes “Dogs! A Science … more

Women on walls: Mural artists take over Hooker block

The blocks south of 72nd and Hooker in Westminster got a whole lot more interesting to look at after a group of 28 mural artists descended on the area. Babe Walls, a first-time festival of mural art, … more

Imagination focuses on plausible ideas at Englewood's Museum of Outdoor Arts

For many years, the Museum of Outdoor Arts in Englewood has held a Design and Build Competition. At first, it was aimed at younger students in the area, but it has lately been redirected to … more

No rides at Douglas County Fair, but plenty of critters

While there weren’t rides, concessions or crowds at the event, the Douglas County Fair & Rodeo still took place in Castle Rock with a focus on agriculture, livestock and rodeo. more

From swan dives to figure eights: A look back at a Washington Park gem's past

As summer grips the city and Coloradans bemoan our regrettable lack of ocean, we might do well to remember that Denver’s Washington Park once had its very own beach on a lake that once didn’t … more

Pandemic Self Portraits at 40 West

First Friday events are among the most popular summer happenings for galleries and arts organizations all over the metro area. Which means that even though they were going to look different, … more

Opera on the asphalt in Englewood

Siuzanna Iglidan of Englewood was supposed to perform at the Los Angeles Philharmonic this summer, in her dream role in Bizet’s “Carmen.” But COVID-19 threw a wrench in those plans. With opera … more

Residents donate thousands despite canceled Summer Jam fundraiser

Last year, John Saunders and Bill Clarke watched 2,400 people pile into the amphitheater at Philip S. Miller Park in Castle Rock for the annual concert they cofounded, Castle Rock Summer Jam. After … more

Chicano Music Hall of Fame announces 2020 class

Like in so many cultures, music plays a vital connective and communicative role in Chicano life. That music has been honored since 2002 at Su Teatro’s Chicano Music Hall of Fame, and now there’s … more
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