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“Garden Party,” a painting by Victoria Kwasinski, who will conduct the first 2019 Heritage Fine Arts Guild workshop on abstract painting on Jan. 5.

One-day art workshop to be led by painter

“Abstracting the Ordinary” will be a one-day workshop with well-known metro area painter Victoria Kwasinski, held by the Heritage Fine Arts Guild of Arapahoe County from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. …
“Mary Poppins,” the musical at Vintage Theatre. Carolyn Lohr as Mary Poppins; Michael O’Shea as a puzzled father, George Banks; Hazel Kachline as Jane Banks and Nathaniel Waite as Michael Banks.

‘Mary Poppins’ provides magical moments on stage

Cherry Tree Lane is spelled out by a pair of large pink-blossoming trees, painted at the front edges of Vintage Theatre’s wide stage, for “Mary Poppins.” Bert (a chipper, engaging Kalond …

Young voices carry a powerful message

In this week’s special report called “Hear My Voice,” 15 young people from around the Denver metro area share their stories, their passions, their hopes for the future. They range in age from …
Santa Claus zips across the ice at the South Suburban Ice Arena on Dec. 14.

Santa drops in for an ice Christmas

Santa Claus took a break from his Christmas preparations to take a spin on the ice with some pint-size skaters at the South Suburban Ice Arena in Centennial on Dec. 15. Students from South Suburban …

Maggie Stacy plays Stacy and Steven Burge is Adam in “What You Will," playing at Benchmark Theatre.
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Tackling the tough questions with ‘What You Will’

When we really love someone, it can be difficult to be completely honest with him or her. We’re concerned about their opinion of us and don’t want to change anything in the relationship. But …
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Baker resident Fernanda Oliveira performs the roll of the Doll in “The Nutcracker” at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. In addition to dancing with Colorado Ballet, Oliveira choreographs her own pieces as well.

Colorado Ballet dancer talks about love of classical movement

Magic happens every December at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House as toys come to life and glittering snow falls on stage during Colorado Ballet’s performances of the “The Nutcracker.” But for …
A selection of ceramic gifts and available paintings from the 2017 SoSu show.

Art market open for three days

Drive to Aspen Grove this weekend, 7301 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, and turn in to park at the south end. Between Ted’s Montana Grill and GiGi’s Cupcakes, you will find SoSu’s Fourth Annual …
Veteran Denver Actor Erik Sandvold, as Scrooge, hears about a scary future from the Ghost of Christmases Yet to Come in “Twist Your Dickens” at the Aurora Fox.

‘Twist Your Dickens,’ ‘Elf’ at opposite ends of holiday fare

The past week led us to two of many local theatrical holiday celebrations — one for families and the other clearly for grownups—and the metro area theaters offer a range of holiday entertainments …
Jurgen de Lemos will lead the Littleton Symphony plus choirs and dancers in “A Littleton Christmas” on Dec. 7 and 8 at Littleton United Methodist Church.
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Music, voices, dancers bring energy to holiday

Start with a symphony orchestra, add two choirs and mix in some dancers in the aisles. You’ll have “A Littleton Christmas” at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 7 and 8 at Littleton United Methodist Church, …
“Rejoice,” a painting by Nathan Abel, won Best of Show in the 2018 Own an Original Exhibition at the Littleton Museum, through Jan. 6.

‘Ritual’ theme ties together art show at museum

When the annual call for artists went out for Littleton Fine Art Board’s annual Own an Original exhibit, submissions came in for considerably more than 200 works of art, from 68 Colorado artists. …
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Youth orchestra aims to develop next generation

At some point, all musicians are going to have to deal with the stresses of auditioning. And while this is an important skill to master, there’s also something to be said for letting young …
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Arvada Center curtain rises on Christmas cheer

One of the best things about the holiday season is gathering together with family and friends to watch one of the many classic Christmas movies. One of the more recent entries into the canon is the …
“Snowy Deer” by Csilla Florida is a small painting available in the Christmas Market at Town Hall Arts Center.
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Art gallery becomes a market for holiday gifts

A new sort of exhibit in Town Hall Arts Center’s Stanton Gallery in Littleton is called “Merry at the Market.” Co-curator Moira Casey has collected smaller artworks by nine artists, which she …
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Enjoy a Thanksgiving weekend feast of music

Thanksgiving weekend is one of the busiest times of year in the metro area. Families and friends are in town and everyone is looking for something fun to officially kick off the holiday season. There …
“Early Morning Coffee at the Ranch” by Robert Gray, who will teach a workshop on Dec. 1.
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Distinctive painter offers watercolor workshop

Painter Robert Gray, a longtime Highlands Ranch resident who had a Littleton gallery on Alamo Street at one time, is known for his bright colors and bold strokes, as he works in watercolors. He will …
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