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The power of Wood.Works at the Arvada Center

Wood has proven to be one of the most reliable and dynamic materials humanity has made use of over the centuries. It has been employed to make everything from weapons and transportation to shelter … more

In a challenging 2020, music kept us going

It’s safe to say 2020 is a year that we’re unlikely to forget any time soon. We all had to get through it in our own way, and music played a big role in my survival. I picked five of my favorite … more

Golden Museum gets a sweet treat

Aside from cold cans of Coors and scores of brainy School of Mines grads, there is perhaps no Golden export more famous — or beloved — than the Jolly Rancher. Local couple Dorothy and Bill … more

Colorado Office of Film recognized for highlighting native voices

Never underestimate the power of storytelling. Not only can the art entertain and enlighten, but it helps keep histories alive — both personal and those of a group of people. That’s why the … more

Printing a piece of Golden

Last summer, Mitchell Bowen was in a situation that might feel familiar to many people who have gone to college: he was headed into his senior year with no idea about what he was going to do after. … more

Opportunities to experience art abound in Denver

Years ago — when he was in college — Doug Kacena read somewhere that only about 25% of Americans visit art museums or private art galleries. Still, Kacena, owner/curator of K Contemporary art … more

Arts remain unbound during COVID pandemic

With so many stuck inside for the bulk of this year, there’s a common outlet creatives all over are turning to — podcasting. Doug Kacena, artist and owner of Denver’s K Contemporary art … more

Painter makes Golden a "window wonderland" during holidays

During a year where many holiday traditions have had to be altered or even canceled altogether, one seasonal pleasure that feels all the more special for remaining mostly unchanged is a walk down … more

Merry and bright: A guide to Golden's best holiday light displays

In a year that has been sadly short on joy and wonder, holiday lights might just be the most visible sign of the holiday season that can raise your spirits. Luckily, Golden has no shortage of … more

Congregation Beth Evergreen lighting the way

Miracles. Gratitude. Joy. As families at Congregation Beth Evergreen celebrated Hanukkah this week, they also celebrated the miracle of family, talked about their gratitude for the blessings in their … more

A historical (railway) connection between Idaho Springs and Silver Plume

For the first time in more than 35 years, Colorado and Southern Coach #70 has left the station — or rather, its spot behind Idaho Springs City Hall — and is once again connecting two Clear Creek … more

Pop Culture Con cancelled for 2021, still connects with community

Fans of superheroes, science fiction, elven kingdoms and anime are going to have to wait longer than they were hoping to meet some of their favorite creators and other fans in person — after … more

A little joy, magic for Christmas

Whitney Pickering knows how to create Christmas magic. Children are filled with wonder and parents are grateful for the joy she has brought as she helps Santa respond to kids’ letters. The Wah … more

Miners Alley is a home four holiday theater

Holiday theater is a big deal, as Len Matheo, executive and artistic director at Miners Alley Playhouse, well understands. He estimates that the theater makes about 25 percent of its yearly income in … more

A magic artistic touch

Tatiana Lee’s home is wallpapered in her paintings. The Snyder Mountain resident has been painting so much that the walls of her home — living room, kitchen, bedrooms, hallways and even the … more

Holiday series will take place on virtual stage

Why are we surprised that the always creative Arvada Center has come up with a new holiday entertainment? “The Family Tree: A Virtual Holiday Comedy” deals with the situation may of us are … more

Denver native’s art grabs attention

Denver native and skilled painter Jeff Velarde’s images tend to stand out in a gallery — and they tell stories about cities and the people who live in them, with precise lines and angles, dense … more

‘Harvey’ playwright led rich life in Denver

“I’m an old stage and drama teacher,” said Colorado author Mimi Pockross, who has recently published a charming book about a theater legend, Denver’s Mary Coyle Chase, whose Pulitzer … more

Arvada Center brings nostalgia, humor to holiday offerings

There’s no doubt the holidays this year are going to be both familiar and totally different as the country struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic. The Arvada Center is embracing that dichotomy with … more

Miles of secrets in the Mile High City

Most people are familiar with Rocky Flats in northwest Jefferson County, and the role it played in creating nuclear weapons parts. But if one lives on the east side of Denver, it’s entirely … more
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