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Harmony Chorale tips hat to organizer of March on Washington

Nine out of 10 people on the street don’t know who Bayard Rustin is. But Cincinnati Men’s Chorus Artistic Director Steve Milloy is out to change that. Milloy composed and arranged an original … 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

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

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

Coloradan immersed in world of performing arts

In the late 1980s, when Stephanie Little was enrolled in Frank Early’s drama classes at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, she was so in love with theater that she once spent a Friday night … more

Vacation’ series is fanciful take in 12 paintings

About a year ago, we met Don Hartman’s six quirky boys in “On Vacation” in an exhibit at Town Hall Arts Center’s Stanton Gallery in downtown Littleton. They were the start of a series, we now … 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

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

Seasonal cheers with holiday beers

The holidays are a time to gather together with friends, family, co-workers and other near and dear ones. And to make that time a little more delicious, and possibly more bearable, many local … more

Holiday Express makes its way to Depot Art Gallery

Littleton’s bright red 1888 Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Depot, aka the Depot Art Gallery, at 2069 W. Powers Ave., is packed with one-of-a-kind gifts: paintings, of course, but miniatures at mini … more

Parker joins partnership to bring in art instructors

Parker Arts has partnered with the Art Students League of Denver to expand opportunities for its art students to study with national and local instructors, beginning in January. Parker’s executive … more

Drum circle pounds away stress

Seated around a fire, the drummers pounded away on animal skin drums, filling the air with a driving rhythm that seemed to synchronize heartbeats as well as hands. The scene was not an ancient cave … more

Honing the craft at writers’ workshops

Colorado doesn’t have the same literary reputation as places like New York, Chicago or San Francisco, but there’s something about the state that draws men and women of letters here. Beat prophets … 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

Exhibit shares memories from students’ trip to England

In May, 16 Arapahoe Community College and Colorado Mesa University students headed across the pond to England for a 12-day art-making journey to record impressions of architecture, art, food and … more

Author thrills readers with visit to Denver

More than 1,000 excited readers arrived at the Denver Marriott Tech Center on Nov. 15 for “An Evening with Dan Brown,” jointly presented by Douglas County Libraries and Tattered Cover Book Store. … more

‘Own an Original’ exhibition back for 52nd time in Littleton

Visitors filled the Littleton Museum’s lobby and gallery on Nov. 16 to see the latest “Own an Original” art exhibition (the 52nd in the series), which had 477 entries — the most ever — … more

Littleton Youth Ballet among companies staging `Nutcracker’

Soon, Tchaikovsky’s beloved music will be playing wherever one goes, and dancers—both professional and younger — will become snowflakes, Clara, party guests, military mice, princes and that … more

Holiday shopping with a twist

When it comes to holiday shopping, chain stores and online outlets will try to pull in customers with quantity of items and deals. But to find that unique gift — one specially and limitedly created … more
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