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Rosenberry Lecture series returns to in person

Everybody missed different things when the COVID-19 pandemic forced the world to go virtual. For some it was concerts at their favorite venues, others movies at their local silver screen and for … more

‘Dry Land’ dives into the deep end

One of the great things about theater is its ability to reflect the challenges and convulsions of society with a speed and alacrity that most other performing arts mediums just aren’t capable of … more

Open the door to Denver’s spaces

For many of us, we don’t exactly know what makes a piece of architecture or interior design appealing. There’s just something about it we respond to. Fortunately, there are organizations like the … more

Column: Oktoberfest to make its return after three decades

Eins, zwei, drei, Gsuffa! Yes, it’s that time of year again. Oktoberfest is in the air and this year, after a 30-year hiatus, there’s going to be a semi-official town event again this year! more

Venture ‘Into the Woods’ at the Arvada Center

There are some names that stand on their own when you’re talking about the theater and Stephen Sondheim is right at the top of that list. So, when the Arvada Center announced it was kicking off its … more

Miners Alley Playhouse receives $2.5 million grant for new theater

As Miners Alley Playhouse plans its “second act” in the Meyer Hardware building, a $2.5 million grant will help ensure the show goes on. more

Archtop guitar fans to gather in Arvada

For me, autumn sounds like acoustic guitars. It’s something about their warmth and crispness, but also their fragility. And if you’re the type of person who spends a lot of time thinking about … more

Thornton aims to become public art hot spot

One of the great things about public art is that it serves so many purposes — just as easily as it adds beauty to a community, it can also become a landmark, a location for people to orient their … more

Getting in an Allegro mood in Park

There’s no such thing as a typical community hub — each hub is as unique as the community it represents. So, it’s not surprising that one of Parker’s favorite spots is Allegro Music, its only … more

Colorado's flourishing fungi foraging community

Popping up alongside the wildflowers, near creek beds and scattered through meadows in Colorado’s forests are a rainbow variety of fungi, which an increasing number of foragers are taking advantage of.  more

Column: National mosaic showcase coming to Golden

There are some forms of art which have been around for a long time that seem to have waves in popularity, then fade away for a while, like ocean tides. more

Artists delight showing creations at annual Golden Fine Arts Festival

Two days, three city blocks and thousands of art pieces to admire and potentially buy: it’s an arts festival so beloved that attendees were streaming in before it’d officially opened. more

ReelAbilities Film Festival returns with hybrid approach

When considering accessibility, the first things that might come to mind center on physical accessibility — but as the second annual ReelAbilities Film Festival Denver proves, it can also include … more

CinemaQ aims to unite, enlighten

There’s never been an entirely safe time to live life as a member of the LGBTQ+ community, but some historical moments are more difficult than others. But no matter what the national mood is, its … more

Column: Golden’s biggest fine arts event is coming up

When someone walks into my house, the experience can be a little bit overwhelming for anyone who is not, shall we say, artistically inclined. more

Golden's Miners Alley Playhouse debuts largest production ever

For the next two months, only good “Hair” days are allowed at Miners Alley Playhouse. On Aug. 5, the downtown Golden theater debuted its largest production ever, the American tribal love-rock musical “Hair.” more

Let your ‘Hair’ down at Miners Alley

As Mark Twain once (supposedly) wrote, “history doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.” Miners Alley Playhouse is proving that’s true with its summer production of the rock and roll … more

Column: “Hair” is relevant once again

I was born in late 1959, and that means I grew up in the 1960s and ‘70s. I was always a very progressive minded kid and came from an artistic family that were pretty much at the forefront of the cultural revolution that was happening at the time. more

Miners Alley Playhouse actor wins Henry Award

Miners Alley Playhouse actor Jihad Milhem won Best Actor in Play at the recent Henry Award. The Miners Alley production of "The Crucible" received four other Henry Award nominations, including Best Production of a Play. more

Column: Get ready for Buffalo Bill Days

The time for what is arguably Golden’s most famous signature event is rapidly approaching. I’m talking about the one and only Buffalo Bill Days celebration. It’s going to be happening this year from July 28 through July 31. Most of the events happen Friday through Sunday. more
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