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Arvada Center explores dark side of American Dream

There are certain expectations that come with seeing an Arthur Miller show — it’s going to be intense, heady and dramatic. His 1947 masterpiece “All My Sons” certainly fits the bill. It’s … more

Bringing Malcolm X to life for a new generation

When future national Chautauqua scholar Charles Everett Pace was a young man, he read a book that changed his life, “The Autobiography of Malcolm X.” Malcolm X’s passionate pursuit of … more

The Legacy Show captures spirit of voices past

The Denver home of violinist and jazz musician George Morrison was always filled with music, as his granddaughter Trudi Morrison remembers it. That music was not only from the students who received … more

Arvada Center has the good Sense to sit down

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill once had a simple explanation for his success. “Never stand up when you can sit down.” In that spirit, the Arvada Center, 6901 Wadsworth Boulevard, is … more

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

Raising the coffee bar

When Kyle Gammage is behind the bar at The Bluegrass Coffee and Bourbon in Olde Town Arvada, he sees three kinds regulars — those who come in for their morning coffee, those who come in for a happy … more

As many large retailers struggle, cities seek solutions

As old-guard retailers shutter stores and lay off workers in the face of shifting consumer habits, Colorado municipalities are in a precarious position due to an unusual tax structure that depends … more

Getting the season off to a bright, beautiful start

It’s always better to catch your favorite musicians at a concert in a small venue — the smaller the better. It provides a feeling of intimacy, of communing directly with the artist. One of the … more

Theatrical options for the holiday season

The holidays mean something different to everyone, but if there’s one thing that most can agree on, it is that they should be spent with the people who mean the most to us. And as far as activities go for the holidays, few are better than … more

Remembering Roy Halladay, a hometown all-star

The hard work and determination Roy Halladay brought to his athletics is something Jeff Legault, baseball coach at Dakota Ridge High School, teaches to his players daily. As an assistant coach at Arvada West High School in the early 1990s, … more

Local breweries have solid showing at beer fest

Every year, the Great American Beer Festival brings hundreds of breweries from all over the country to the Mile High City to duke it out over who creates the best ales, IPAs, lagers, German beers and more. And while the real winners are those who … more

Choices abound for a family friendly Halloween

It can be a bit nerve-wracking for parents to send their children out trick-or-treating when Halloween rolls around every year, with strangers around and visiting places they might not be familiar with. But more and more cities, libraries and … more

Centennial joins Colorado Smart Cities Alliance to boost infrastructure

Waiting at red light after red light on your commute might soon be a hassle of the past. The city of Centennial announced its membership in the Colorado Smart Cities Alliance, a partnership of public, private and academic institutions that … more

Siegel celebrates 30 years of keyboard conversations at Arvada Center

It seems like everybody took a piano lesson or two in their lives. I did for years, learning how to play some of my favorite Vince Guaraldi “Peanuts” songs, as well as the piano versions of some of my favorite pop songs at the time — stuff … more
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