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Roxborough Arts Council gallery is bright space in Aspen Grove

Before Christmas, members of the Roxborough Arts Council opened a temporary gallery at Aspen Grove in Littleton — and it went so well that it remains open today and into the future, during the … more

Breweries bring A-game to summer season

For many in Colorado, summer often means cold drinks in the outdoors. With more than 300 breweries in throughout the state — to say nothing of distilleries, cideries and wineries — the state is a … more

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

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

‘Fences’ is iconic American play on Lone Tree stage

“What’s really important 31 years later,” said director Wren Brown, “is that this is one of those timeless American classics. The issues are all here — nuances of race … not every … 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

Durango Pete is a dog with some stories

“My eyes were immediately drawn to the one who was off-white, with chocolate brown spots and chocolate brown ears … his eyes were a striking amber color — like a wolf or coyote.” Thus is … more

‘Under Five Flags’ stretches from Korea to America

In “Under Five Flags” by Hackchan Rhee and Marta L. Tullis: From a small farm town in what is now North Korea, an ambitious 13-year-old boy named Sungchun started out in winter to walk “through … 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

Opera Colorado opens doors to new home in Englewood

The festive evening of Dec. 14 celebrated the start of a new partnership between Opera Colorado and the City of Englewood, as the more-than-30-year-old opera company invited guests to visit its new … 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

‘Eye of the Camera’ brings superb photography to museum

A large crowd gathered on Feb. 15 at the Littleton Museum to visit the opening reception for the new 2018 “Eye of the Camera” exhibit, an annual event that draws entries from numerous Colorado … more

Concertmaster Knetsch retires from Lone Tree Symphony

Violinist Rene Knetsch was honored by the Lone Tree Symphony Orchestra recently upon his retirement as concertmaster. Elizabeth Loye, decorator of the special cake he enjoyed, is also a substitute … 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

Author shares methods with readers in ballroom gathering

As 7 p.m. neared on April 26, the ballroom at Embassy Suites DTC filled with readers, eager to learn about local author Cynthia Swanson, her new book, “The Glass Forest,” her writing life and her … 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

Collaboration theme runs through intriguing exhibit

In 2016, an idea began to take shape in painter Craig Marshall Smith’s creative mind, and on April 15, 2017, a group of invited artists met for lunch at the Museum Outdoor Arts in Englewood and … more
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