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Poetry gatherings in metro area let you go out with your inner self

epression and struggling with her identity put a roadblock in Sophia Manion’s passion for poetry, but when she walked into Blush and Blu, an LGBTQ bar on Colfax Avenue, she found her voice again. …
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Grace Chea, 3, practices balance bike skills at the Apex Simms Street Community Center.

Arvada camp builds stride bike confidence

As Jordan Crowe rode around the gym at the Apex Simms Street Center, a group of two- to four-year olds followed him on Strider bikes, practicing how to turn. Crowe, the youth sports coordinator for …
“A Little Medicine and Magic” is a painting by Julie Buffalohead, which was included in an exhibit of her work at the Denver Art Museum.

Intriguing exhibitions coming to Denver Art Museum

In May, the Denver Art Museum will open an exhibit called “Serious Play: Design in Midcentury America.” It will feature post-World War II architecture, design and graphics from the museum’s …
Golden Mayor Marjorie Sloan addresses the couple hundred attendees of the 2018 Jeffco International Women’s Day. This year, the event takes place from 8:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. March 8 at Baldoria on the Water, 146 Van Gordon St., in Lakewood.

A day to acknowledge wonderful women

Jefferson County Commissioner Libby Szabo believes women can do anything they want. “Whether it is staying home and raising your children or being the CEO of a Fortune 500 company. The world is …
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New Orleans coming to life in area art crawl

First Friday events have become a fairly routine way for art galleries and art districts to highlight the work being done by local creatives. These events are certainly something Lakewood’s 40 West …

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Performer interprets American treasure Maya Angelou

One of the great African-American figures of the 20th and 21st centuries is Maya Angelou, a poet, writer and speaker of quiet dignity and power. Though we lost her in 2014, her voice lives on in her …
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Anne Frank, family and others living in the hidden location in Amsterdam at the Arvada Center.

Tension never leaves play on area stage

The flat Black Box Theatre thrust stage at the Arvada Center is crowded with furniture: beds, a table, chairs, a chest, as the audience is seated for a performance of the remarkable “The Diary of …
Kristine Otero is a member of the Denver Veterans Writing Workshop.

Woman’s writing gives insight into world of combat service

A slim volume called “Still Coming Home,” an anthology of written works by local military veterans, grew out of the Denver Veterans Writing Workshop, which started in 2014. It was inspired by …
Thornton resident Charlie Sampson will be inducted into the Bull Riding Hall of Fame this May.

Thornton bull rider to be inducted into hall of fame

Charlie Sampson, of Thorton, will be inducted into the Bull Riding Hall of Fame in May. The Bull Riding Hall of Fame recognizes and commemorates the legends of the sport. The fifth annual induction …

Historic ski areas subject of documentary

A Colorado documentary that looks at the history of three small but historic Colorado ski areas will get a featured presentation in Northglenn Feb. 8. The film “Abandoned” will be shown on the …

‘A Little Night Music’ is Denver stage delight

Set in Sweden at the turn of the century, “A Little Night Music” is perhaps Stephen Sondheim’s best-known musical, especially for the song, “Send in the Clowns ...” Cherry Creek Theatre has …
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Rethinking milk: Clearing up a cloudy subject

Milk is not as healthy as you have been led to believe. We all think that milk helps build strong bones, but that message came from an advertising campaign and not a quality scientific study. Reports …
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People, not statistics, are the story

It is easy to stay a step removed from the magnitude of the horror of the Holocaust by falling back on the anonymity of statistics. But it is by telling their stories that we reconnect to the …
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Foothills Art Center highlighting local talent pool

For most artists, there’s nothing about them outwardly that gives them away. You might never realize how creative a person is until you see their name next to a piece on a gallery wall. Shining a …
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Writers meet readers, readers meet writers at Tattered Cover

For decades, the Tattered Cover Book Store has played a crucial role in the literary scene of the Denver area. Between off-site and in-store locations, the independent bookstore hosts around 500 …

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Got calcium? Milk not only source for vital nutrient

Dairy products are the number one source of calcium and the number one source of saturated fat in the standard American diet. In the past, milk advertisements made claims that milk would help build …
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