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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

Storied scrolls from ancient times come to Denver

The oldest known Biblical documents, dating back more than 2,000 years, were discovered in 1947 by young Bedouin goat herders in a cave near the Dead Sea. Eventually, archaeologists discovered more … more

Fashion Week celebrates dynamic scene

When people think about fashionable cities, most probably imagine places like New York City, Paris, or Milan. Wherever they imagine, odds are, Denver doesn’t rank high on the list. In recent years, … more

Agatha Christie style is at work in show on Littleton stage

It was a dark and stormy night — 10 strangers are gathered in an isolated English country estate — unable to leave if they wanted to — and the host is dead! Sound familiar? Director Bob Wells … more

Calling all women

The Athena Project has an inspiring effect on the people and artists who get involved with the annual festival. Just ask Dominique Flores, the events coordinator with Athena. “I started as an … more

Photographer to give tips on outdoor composition

Perhaps viewing a sweeping stretch of the great outdoors causes puzzlement over how to capture the essence of a scene. Author and photographer Nasim Mansurov, founder of Photography Life, will offer … 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

Highlands Ranch prepares for another winter cultural series

For many people, winter is a time to stay inside and burrow into one’s blanket and couch. But for those looking to share a love of the arts with fellow appreciators, the Highlands Ranch Community … more

RMCAD students contribute to White House Christmas

President’s Park, the 77-acre park surrounding the White House, spends the holidays full of 56 trees representing each U.S. state, territory, and Washington, D.C., as part of the America Celebrates … 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

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

Searching for inspiration at TEDxMileHigh

Who doesn’t need a little inspiration now and then? Even just a little inspiration at the right time can make all the difference when you’re facing both professional and personal challenges, or when you’re struggling and in need of … more

Denver Arts Week gathers cultural highlights from metro area

On any day of the week, you can find a unique cultural event happening in Denver and its surrounding cities. But for one week a year, cultural organizations all over put their best foot forward during Denver Arts Week. “The whole concept is to … more

Consternation, collaboration and coexistence for Parker and Lone Tree art centers

In 2011, there was concern that opening two performing arts centers within eight miles — and two months — of each other would be too much of a good thing. But as the PACE Center and the Lone Tree Arts Center each enter their seventh seasons of … more

Lannie Garrett brings two revues to venue in downtown Littleton

Town Hall Arts Center in Littleton will present popular singer Lannie Garrett in two musical revues, accompanied by her quintet, Errand Boys of Rhythm: Oct. 13 (7:30 p.m.) and Oct 14 (2 p.m.): “The Chick Sings Frank: A tribute to Frank Sinatra.” … more

Explore the happenings around us

My first concert was Tom Petty at Fiddler’s Green in 1990 when I was 5 years old. At that age I don’t remember much, except how I felt when he played “Free Fallin’.” Hearing everyone singing along in unison showed me how music could bring … more

‘This is Colorado’ exhibit has renowned artist as juror

Well-recognized Colorado artist Lance Green is the juror chosen for Heritage Fine Arts Guild’s annual “This Is Colorado” exhibit, which opens with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 12 in the Colorado Gallery of the Arts at Arapahoe Community … more
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